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Jermaine reckons Jermain wants the Irons

Jermain Defoe’s former Spurs team-mate Jermain Jenas reckons the 34 year old Sunderland striker wants to return to West Ham. Speaking to the BBC Jenas said: “Somewhere within him he’s probably got that urge to put some wrongs right at West Ham because of the way he left. “And, if we’re honest, if you’re looking […]

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Bilic dismisses Enner Valencia return

Asked whether Enner Valencia could return to West Ham during the January transfer window Slaven Bilic dismissed the suggestion by saying “No, we didn’t think about it!” The Liverpool Echo claimed yesterday that Valencia could make a surprise return to his parent club West Ham during January. After failing to start a single Premier League […]

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There will be no Redbull London

Redbull’s global head of football Oliver Mintzlaff has flatly denied any suggestion of a take over of West Ham and said Red Bull are not currently looking to add to its portfolio of football clubs. “I should really know about this in my function because I’d be actively involved in it,” Mintzlaff told German magazine Kicker. […]

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Stopped for sneaking in a Mars bar

There is confusion among London Stadium  stewards what food and drink can be bought into the ground on West Ham match days. The stadium operators own website says in its permitted items section that food and fruit for personal consumption is allowed and plastic bottles (sealed) and thermoses (no alcohol) are also permitted. On Monday […]

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An independent voice for all West Ham fans

Guest Post by Paul Christmas I am very pleased to inform that the West Ham United Independent Supporters’ Association website is now up and running at http://www.whuisa.org Please visit the site and join as soon as you can. At present we have over 200 members.  We’d really like to get as many people as possible […]

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£10m bid by West Ham for striker rejected

  West Ham have made a £10m bid for Brentford striker Scott Hogan but the bid has been turned down by Championship side Brentford, according to Sky Sports News sources. Hogan is valued at up to £15m by Brentford and has 18 months left on his contract at Griffin Park, but is willing to leave […]

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Hammer poised to join Coventry City

Coventry City are poised to sign Marcus Browne on loan from West Ham. Sky Blues representatives were in attendance as the attacking midfielder starred for West Ham U23s against Wolves in December.  The player has also been in contact with Coventry City’s Jodi Jones on Twitter, sparking speculation they could be teammates in the not too […]

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Ravel set for UK return

Championship side Wigan Athletic want former Hammer Ravel Morrison according to reports. The Latics currently sit 23rd in the Championship in danger of relegation. The man in charge of Wigan Athletic at the moment is former Manchester United youth coach Warren Joyce, who coached Morrison in the Red Devils’ reserves during the rocky moments of his […]

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Feghouli escapes three match ban

Sofiane Feghouli has had his claim of wrongful dismissal upheld today [Wednesday 4 January 2017] following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing. The West Ham United player was sent off for serious foul play by controversial referee Mike Dean  during the game against Manchester United on Monday 2 January 2017 – a decision which brought a […]

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Sunderland fan site response to Defoe bid

Sunderland fan site salutsunderland.com have written an open letter to Jermain Defoe, Slaven Bilic and Sunderland chairman Ellis Short in response to transfer speculation around their star striker and the Hammers interest in him. They write: “1. Jermain Defoe: you are not paid to be a Sunderland supporter but you know what adoration you inspire among those […]

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Zaza never wanted to join West Ham says father

The father and agent of Simone Zaza says that his son never wanted to join West Ham. “Nobody forced us, but Simone would never have chosen to go abroad,” Antonio Zaza told Juvenews. “He loves Italy and Serie A. It was just a series of circumstances which took him to the Premier League. What’s done is […]

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Video of singing steward was not West Ham!

A video of a steward joining in singing with Manchester United fans at London Stadium on Monday was NOT a West Ham steward the club have revealed. The video posted by an away supporter went viral on social media as West Ham supporters wrongly believed the steward was employed by the stadium operators. In reality the […]

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West Ham striker will be loaned to Turkey

Turkish website Fanatik claims Besiktas are very close to signing Jonathan Calleri on loan for the remainder of the season.  The article says Besiktas have made an agreement with Calleri’s holding club Deportivo Maldonado for €4m and now 23-year old is close to joining the Turkish club. Besiktas’ president Fikret Orman is convinced that Calleri […]

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Sunderland reject Defoe bid

Sunderland have knocked back West Ham’s move for Jermain Defoe – and insisted he is not for sale claims John Cross in the Daily Mirror. Mirror Sport  say West Ham have now made official contact with the Black Cats and are willing to pay £5m for the 34-year-old striker but the approach was immediately rebuffed. This […]

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West Ham appeal red card

West Ham have told the  Football Association they will appeal against the red card shown to Sofiane Feghouli during Monday’s defeat to Manchester United. Feghouli was sent-off after 15 minutes by arrogant referee Mike Dean for a 50/50 tackle on Manchester United defender Phil Jones as the Hammers lost 2-0 at the London Stadium. Replays show […]

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Tragic London Stadium fan named

The Manchester United fan who suffered a heart attack and passed away at the London Stadium yesterday has been named as Ronnie Greenwood. The 71 year-old man lived in a small village called Whitworth just outside Rochdale was attending the match with his best friend Gerry but collapsed at the back of the Sir Trevor […]

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Former Premier League officials lay into Mike Dean

  Former top flight referee Graham Poll doesn’t agree with the suggestion that Mike Dean seeks the limelight but admitted Feghouli’s challenge was not worthy of a red card. “Replays showed that both players were equally culpable as Jones wrapped his legs around Feghouli’s,” Poll wrote in the Daily Mail. “Such decisions are crucial and […]

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What is the one thing to make the stadium better?

Popular Youtube football channel Copa90 have produced a video about West Ham’s move to London Stadium and a perceived loss of identity. Perhaps the poignant part of the video is at the end when the interviewer asks at the end “What is the one thing you need to do to make it better?  The fan […]

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Heavy handed stewards cause trouble again

Heavy handed stewards caused more problems at the London Stadium yesterday. A security response team was sent into block 113 in the West stand following reports that a Manchester United fan was celebrating in the home end after Mata’s 63rd minute goal. Emotions were high after going one nil down and a steward can be […]

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Arrogant Dean warned Pedro Obiang

Referee Mike Dean warned Pedro Obiang he wouldn’t play again if he dared to look the man in black’s way again. The official can clearly be seen mouthing the words “Don’t look at me again, otherwise you won’t be playing again.” It is more proof that the 48 year old from Wirall has completely lost […]

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London Stadium pitch invader avoids capture

The Manchester United supporter who invaded the pitch to celebrate with Mata on 63 minutes of yesterday’s home defeat has avoided capture it has been revealed. The away fan slipped past three pitch incursion staff to become the first person to invade the London Stadium pitch. He opened his arms out to hug Mata who […]

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Bilic clears up Payet issue

West Ham have no intention of selling Dimi Payet this month and Slaven Bilic has warned broadcasters not to read anything into his tactical decision to replace him. Payet was brought off during the game against Manchester United in the 69th minute to be replaced by Andy Carroll but the manager said there was nothing […]

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Hammers film release date announced

A new film for West Ham told by West Ham fans will be launched in March.  Called ‘Iron Men’ the film follows the journey of West Ham fans as they prepare to leave the Boleyn Ground and move to the London Stadium. The independent British production made by the same people who made the film […]

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Gold hits back at his critics

David Gold is still being forced to fence off tweets from fans wanting the club to be taken over. Despite the owners making it crystal clear over many months there’s no chance of them selling up, fans are still baiting the co chairman to do so. The recent improved form isn’t sufficient for many who […]

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Bilic claims Jones “made a meal of it”

Slaven Bilic believes Phil Jones made a meal of the challenge from Sofiane Feghouli. The manager said: the defender had gone in  “dangerously” on the winger and said West Ham will appeal against the red card. He said: “It was the key decision and it killed us. It put the game in a different perspective. […]

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Much to to admire despite disgraceful Dean

Enough has been written about Dean but I just want to add that in many many years of watching and reporting football I have never seen a worse performance from an official in my life. That’s it…I have nothing more to say other than were there any justice in this world he would never be […]

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