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David Moyes set for talks over West Ham future next week

• Former Everton manager’s current deal expired on Sunday • West Ham also looking at other options to replace Moyes West Ham United are aiming to end the uncertainty over their managerial situation in the next fortnight and will give themselves time to pursue other options before deciding whether to offer David Moyes a new contract. An added complication, however, is that Moyes might choose to reject an offer from West Ham. The former Everton …

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Karren Brady under pressure to drop Sun column after ‘malcontents’ claim

• West Ham vice-chair wrote of ‘malcontents and keyboard warriors’ • Brady has been repeatedly urged within the club to drop column Karren Brady is facing pressure to drop her weekly column with the Sun after writing that “malcontents and keyboard warriors” have undermined West Ham’s efforts to make improvements to the London Stadium. It is understood that West Ham’s vice-chairman has been repeatedly urged from within the club to end her association with the newspaper, amid weariness at the…

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Fragile mood blights West Ham’s first return since ugly crowd scenes | Jacob Steinberg

A toxic atmosphere at the London Stadium has led to heightened security for Saturday’s relegation match against Southampton In different circumstances it would be possible simply to look forward to a day of huge significance at the bottom of the Premier League. If life at the London Stadium was that straightforward, however, they would not be fortifying security in front of the directors’ box and there would be no clamour for …

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Karren Brady: ‘I’ve never walked away from anything – and I’m not going to start now’

The embattled West Ham CEO and Apprentice star says she is a champion of women’s rights. So why is she happy to work with men who are notorious for undermining them? Karren Brady is immaculate – navy dress, navy tights, navy shoes and Chanel belt, her hair perfectly coiffed, exuding warmth and confidence. She directs me to her equally immaculate office at West Ham United, the football club where she is the vice-chairman. Brady sits behind the desk, a …

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West Ham’s Brady told by London mayor to withdraw claim of budget cuts

• Vice-chairman wrote to Sadiq Khan blaming the stadium owner • Monday meeting followed serious crowd trouble in loss to Burnley Sadiq Khan has rebuked Karren Brady for claiming that cuts in the London Stadium’s security budget were responsible for the crowd trouble that marred West Ham United’s defeat by Burnley last Saturday. West Ham’s vice-chairman wrote to the mayor of London after an emergency meeting between stakeholders on Monday and said David Sadler, the head of…

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West Ham accused of behaving like ostriches over abuse of fan

• MP asks Karren Brady why board were silent after fan threatened • Club were alerted to abuse by supporter group before meeting them West Ham United have been described as behaving like “ostriches with their heads in the sand” by a Labour MP who has written to Karren Brady demanding to know why the club have not condemned the abuse and threats aimed at the chairman of one of their supporter groups last week. Wes Streeting, the MP for …

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Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

“I used to want to save the world, to end war and bring peace to mankind. But then, I glimpsed the darkness that lives within their light and I learned that inside every one of them, there will always be both. A choice each must make for themselves. Something no hero will ever defeat and now I know that only love can truly save the world. So I stay, I …

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HMRC under pressure to produce results of its football tax fraud investigation | David Conn

HMRC will know its incursions into football must produce results if it is not be accused of ignoring bigger targets in its sights The dawn raids of Newcastle United and West Ham United offices and shocking announcement by HM Revenue and Customs of a criminal investigation into tax fraud called to mind similar dramas 10 years ago, staged that time by the City of London police. Following years of suspicion that the payment of bungs was rife in the multimillion-pound …

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‘This is our problem, telling everyone’ – West Ham fans react to club’s latest gaffe

We all know how bad an idea The Insider was for the club. The decision to tell the world what we were up to behind the scenes during a transfer window was always a catastrophic one, as we experienced last summer when almost every single striker we targeted ended up somewhere else. Karren Brady pulled […]

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Meeting with Karren Brady: Resolving stadium issues

This season has become more about the issues surrounding our move to London Stadium instead of performances on the pitch.  Problems with stewarding and the stadium’s surrounding areas have been high on the list of things fans have been moaning about most since the beginning of the season, and rightly so. Fans have been demanding […]

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Trouble at London Stadium is down to ‘teething problems’ says Karren Brady

• West Ham vice-chairman defends problems at club’s new home • ‘There have been 18 arrests. At Arsenal last season there were 60’ West Ham United’s vice-chairman, Karren Brady, has defended the London Stadium’s suitability as a football venue, claiming the trouble that has taken place there this season is down to “teething problems”. Brady, the stadium operators and the Metropolitan police faced a two-hour grilling from the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee on Thursday…

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West Ham’s players start to feel at home but fans let club down | Jacob Steinberg

West Ham’s players are beginning to find their feet in the London Stadium but there were more unsavoury scenes in the stands as they beat Chelsea 2-1 in the EFL Cup fourth round Perhaps it always was wishful thinking that this match would pass off without any ugly incidents in the stands. Just as it seemed that West Ham United were drifting towards a largely peaceful and hugely precious victory over Chelsea in the League Cup, fighting…

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West Ham take full control of women’s side after dispute

• Former ladies’ chairman Stephen Hunt accused club of refusing funding • Karren Brady: ‘Today marks the next step in future of West Ham women’s football’ West Ham United have taken full control of their women’s team after claims of discrimination. The team’s former chairman, Stephen Hunt, accused West Ham of refusing to provide funding for the women players, who play in the Premier League Southern Division , and even forcing them to pay…

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West Ham’s stadium move and ‘rebrand’ a success, insists Karren Brady

• Vice-chair: fans still key but move was ‘opportunity to change brand values’ • West Ham to release film about move from Upton Park to London Stadium West Ham’s vice-chair, Karren Brady, has defended the club’s controversial move to the London Stadium, insisting the shift from Upton Park had been a success and was a crucial part of “rebranding” the club. Speaking at a sports business conference, Brady launched a trenchant…

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West Ham’s standing issue – help the fans find their home within the new home

Karren Brady’s latest e-mail to West Ham supporters has split opinions among fans as the issue of safe standing once again rears its head. The vice-chairman has threatened persistent standers at the Olympic Stadium, warning that they could see their season tickets at West Ham permanently revoked. While her point is clear and her reasons

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West Ham give new Olympic Stadium update, it looks incredible

The club have released a new update on the Olympic Stadium and it’s looking even more incredible than ever before. Karren Brady

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West Ham to cut season-ticket prices in first campaign at Olympic Stadium

• Cheapest 2016-17 season ticket will cost £289 if club is in Premier League • ‘We have always said our move would be a game-changer,’ says Karren Brady • More football news West Ham United have announced that they will be cutting season-ticket prices for their first campaign at the Olympic Stadium. If West Ham are in the Premier League in 2016-17, their cheapest adult season ticket will cost £289, down from between £620 and £940 for 2014-15. West Ham are the…

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Karren Brady interview: ‘Not all women want to be prime minister… if they find balance, they’re happy’

Karren Brady is one of the UK’s best known women in business, from Apprentice guru to West Ham vice-chair, and now she’s a Tory peer. So why does she insist that she has no future in politics – and is she really best friends with George Osborne? Karren Brady is telling a room full of Year 10 students that they need to think about how they’re going to make a living, and the …

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West Ham announce record profits of more than £10m

• David Sullivan says he is ‘satisfied with achievements’ • Match report: West Ham 1-2 Arsenal West Ham have recorded pre-tax profits of over £10m and the joint-chairman David Sullivan has said he is “satisfied with the achievements” the club have made. West Ham are sixth in the Premier League heading into the new year, only two points off a Champions League qualifying position. Continue reading…

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Brilliant! West Ham star does a Balotelli

Remember when Mario Balotelli set his own house on fire after setting fireworks off in his bathroom? Well it looks like we’ve got our very own Mario Balotelli at the club in the shape of goal machine Diafra Sakho. He’s scored four goals in four games, so you can forgive him for feeling he deserves… Read more »

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Karren Brady: West Ham will not share Olympic Stadium with Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur will need temporary home for 2017-18 Sharing Olympic Stadium would need West Ham approval Karren Brady has indicated that West Ham would prevent Tottenham Hotspur from sharing the Olympic Stadium with them during Spurs season away from White Hart Lane. Tottenham have announced that they will need to find a temporary home for the 2017-18 season because of delays to their new 58,000-seat stadium, with the Olympic Stadium believed to be on a list of temporary solutions

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West Ham Olympic Stadium bid: three fined for spying on executives

• Men fined total of £123,000 for obtaining personal data • Mobile phone bills of Karren Brady accessed by investigator Three men who pleaded guilty to spying on West Ham as the club were bidding for tenancy of the Olympic Stadium have been fined. Howard Hill, 59, from Stockport in Greater Manchester, was given a £100,000 fine at Southwark crown court after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing to obtaining personal data contrary to the Data Protection Act 1998. Richard Forrest, 31, from Crawley, West Sussex, was…

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2 Manchester City 10
3 Tottenham Hotspur 8
4 Manchester United 8
5 Leicester City 8
6 Chelsea 8
7 Arsenal 8
8 West Ham United 8
9 AFC Bournemouth 7
10 Southampton 7
11 Everton 7
12 Crystal Palace 7
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