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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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Mark Noble fires West Ham to win at Leicester and step closer to safety

It must have felt unusual for West Ham United to be revelling in another club’s misery. David Moyes could be seen embracing his players on the pitch after a victory that should secure his team’s survival and even Andy Carroll, who was sent home from training in disgrace earlier in the week, was serenaded by the jubilant away fans at the end. The discontent belonged to Leicester City and it is difficult to see how …

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Manchester United v Huddersfield, Leicester v Swansea and more – live!

Premier League updates and further afield Follow the goals as they go in around Europe The Recap: sign up for the best of our coverage And you can email Rob here with your musings 3.45pm GMT Two in four minutes for Southampton! Ward-Prowse’s corner is headed in by Jack Stephens, who may be set to win their first Premier League game since November. 3.43pm GMT Sheffield Wednesday are 2-0 down at home…

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Transfer window verdict: how every Premier League club fared in January

A hectic January transfer window closed on Wednesday night – our writers look at all the 20 Premier League clubs and how their business unfolded A hectic transfer window closed on Wednesday night – amid seven Premier League games – with several clubs able to conclude deals on deadline day. Premier League clubs were responsible for seven out of the 10 most expensive transfers of the window with the £75m Liverpool paid Southampton …

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West Ham seek big reunion as talks with PL striker continue

As reported on Twitter by @EXWHUEMPLOYEE, West Ham are in negotiations to sign Leicester City Striker Islam Slimani on loan until the end of the season. Whether the deal includes a future purchase fee is still to be confirmed. Leicester City have already let Leo Ulloa rejoin Brighton on loan while Ahmed Musa has returned […]

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Should West Ham target a late Mahrez swoop?

The transfer window is in its final hours and news broke last night that Riyad Mahrez has handed in a transfer request at Leicester City – I believe West Ham should go all out, spend big and sign the Algerian star. Mahrez has attracted interest from the biggest clubs in the country with Arsenal, Chelsea, […]

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FA Cup fourth round: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Michy Batshuayi might be just what Chelsea need, VAR creates fresh farce and Coventry’s on-field outlook brightens at last Cardiff are not the first team to irk Pep Guardiola this season with their aggressive style but the constant fouling and Lee Mason’s conservative use of cards meant Manchester City were lucky to get away with only one injury in their victory at Cardiff City Stadium. Leroy Sané was the victim of a…

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Chelsea interested in signing Andy Carroll from West Ham this month

• Striker, 29, would give Chelsea a different option up front • Loan deal possible for injury-plagued former England striker Chelsea’s eagerness to freshen up their forward ranks could prompt a renewed attempt to secure Andy Carroll from West Ham United before the end of the transfer window. The Premier League champions endured a third successive goalless draw, for the first time in their history, against Leicester City on Saturday with fatigue blunting the players’ form. Álvaro …

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My 50 years of football reporting, from Hurst and Moore to VAR via Le Tissier | Jeremy Alexander

After half a century covering the game in all its guises, with escalating wages and silly celebrations, it is League Two that provides the perfect swan song Leicester City 5, West Ham United 4: it was quite a match to kick off half a century on the highways and byways of football, writing more as a neutral fan than hard-nosed reporter. The ground was Filbert Street, the date 27 August 1966, four weeks after England won …

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Premier League: fans from all 20 clubs make their transfer window selections

From Arsenal to West Ham, fans assess what they need most in the January sales Related: Transfer window January 2018 – every deal in Europe’s top five leagues Continue reading…

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Manchester United v Burnley, Chelsea v Brighton and more: Premier League clockwatch – live!

Live Premier League updates from the 3pm kick-offs Premier League fans’ half-time verdict – part 1: Arsenal to Liverpool Premier League fans’ half-time verdict – part 2: Man City to West Ham Email Michael or tweet: @michaelbutler18 3.40pm GMT Burnley are two up at Old Trafford! It’s another free-kick from 30 yards, but Steven Defour curls right into the top left hand corner! De Gea nowhere near it, that reminds me of a free kick that Payet scored at Old Trafford …

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David Moyes’ liking for running and shouting has stirring outcome | Barney Ronay

Back-to-basics approach by new manager may have found traces of West Ham’s missing spark in the 1-1 draw with Leicester City Well, there’s something new. With 55 minutes gone and West Ham’s players showing vim and fight on the pitch the home crowd at the London stadium could be seen up on its feet, waving its arms and sending a sustained chorus of “David Moyes’ claret and blue army” rolling around this vast, chilly, cantilevered bowl. As moments of ignition go…

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Idle Thoughts on Leicester City

When West Ham entertain Leicester City on Friday evening, they will be renewing a rivalry that goes back a long way. Ninety-eight years, in fact, in which 128 matches have resulted in a quite evenly matched 51 wins for the Hammers and 47 wins for the Foxes. Leicester were founded, as Leicester Fosse, in 1884 and gained admission to the Football League ten years later. It was not until West Ham’s entry into the Football League for the 1919/20 season that the two clubs’ rivalry…

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Premier League health check: the overachievers and underperformers | Paul Wilson

The table doesn’t lie but teams such as Burnley and Brighton are exceeding all expectations while Swansea and Everton have disappointed badly. Here’s how the 20 sides rank based on early-season health and vigour They say the league table never lies, and this is of course true. What they don’t tell you is that during the dog days of an international break, when nothing falls or rises and hopes and fears are put on temporary hold, …

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EFL requests ‘full explanation’ from Twitter over Carabao Cup draw farce

• ‘Minor technical glitch’ delays quarter-final draw by almost two hours • Bristol City drawn to face Manchester United at Ashton Gate For fans of the eight clubs still involved, it was the moment they had been waiting for all day. Featuring Question of Sport captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell, the draw for the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup had been heavily trailed to take place at 4pm …

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the opening weekend’s action

Liverpool’s defensive frailties, Wayne Rooney’s nous in both boxes, an unwanted headache for Paul Clement and Manchester United’s unsung heroes The excellence of Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic will attract most attention, but equally crucial was went on around them. Because José Mourinho omitted Ander Herrera – completely unnecessary against opposition likely to sit deep – he could pick an extra attacker, and whether that was Juan Mata, Henrikh Mkhitaryan or Marcus Rashford, the…

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Premier League: 20 players ready to make a breakthrough next season

A club-by-club guide to the rising stars who could make a mark in 2017-18, including Arsenal’s Reiss Nelson and West Brom’s Sam Field The 17-year-old was trending on Twitter last Thursday morning during his first appearance for Arsène Wenger’s first team – against Sydney FC – and it was because his pace, power and trickery are always going to be popular. The attacking midfielder played in an unfamiliar right wing-back role but there were…

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West Ham drop interest in Premier League striker as he edges closer to Leicester move

West Ham United are no longer interested in Kelechi Iheanacho, Sky Sports News are reporting. West Ham were believed to be one of a number of Premier League clubs interested in signing Kelechi Iheanacho this summer after being alerted to his availability. The Hammers were reportedly on the verge of agreeing a £25m deal for Iheanacho […]

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Premier League pre-season 2017: a full list of all the clubs’ friendlies

From Tanzania to Tennessee here is a rundown of the 20 clubs’ friendly fixtures before the season starts on 12 August All dates and kick-off times BST. All information correct at time of publication Related: Stadiums of the future: a revolution for the fan experience in sport Related: Premier League fixtures: full club-by-club list for the 2017-18 season Continue reading…

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Who should the 20 Premier League clubs be targeting in the transfer window?

Arsenal need a midfielder, Everton should consider Jordan Pickford, Manchester City should invest in Alex Sandro and West Ham should sign Jermain Defoe By Martin Laurence for WhoScored? , part of the Guardian Sport Network The fact Arsenal need reinforcements in central midfield every summer shows they have failed to rectify an issue that has been holding them back for some time. They have been linked with a move for RB Leipzig’s Naby Keïta on numerous occasions…

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West Ham will not be moving for Leeds United hitman this summer

West Ham will not be securing Chris Wood anytime soon, according to a source close to WestHamWorld.co.uk. The Leeds hitman looks set to return to West Bromwich Albion where he spent four years. During that four years he was loaned out six times before Leicester City finally signed him on a permanent basis. Woods has […]

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Andrea Ranocchia gives Hull renewed hope with late win against West Ham

Andrea Ranocchia’s late winner earned Hull another crucial home win in the fight to preserve their Premier League status and heaped more pressure on the West Ham manager Slaven Bilic. The Italian defender Ranocchia, signed on loan from Internazionale in January, headed home in the 85th minute to secure a 2-1 win. Andrew Robertson’s strike after the break had cancelled out West Ham striker Andy Carroll’s landmark opener. Related: Watford return to winning ways as Miguel Britos adds to Sunderland’s woes Related: Leicester…

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Football transfer rumours: Chelsea keen on West Ham’s Michail Antonio?

Today’s fluff has got a fist of pure emotion It has already been a good year for Chelsea . The opening days of 2017 have seen both Arsenal and Liverpool unexpectedly drop points in away games they might have expected to win comfortably, leaving the Blues basking in the luxury of both a game in hand and a five-point lead at the table’s summit. All of this has given Antonio Conte a little…

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Football transfer rumours: Daniel Sturridge to West Ham or Stoke?

Today’s fluff gets the hereditary bone England ace Daniel Sturridge has had enough of warming Liverpool’s bench and is impatiently eyeing the nearest emergency exit, and will apparently remain keen on walking through it even if it leads to Stoke or Stratford. Potential suitors will be expected to pay at least £28m for the 27-year-old, reports the Mirror, which notes that West Ham “are desperate for a high-class marksman” and …

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Football transfer rumours: Robert Lewandowski to Liverpool?

Today’s fluff should have known better You might think that if ever there was a time for the grapevine to be given a rest it would be now, with Europe’s finest busy bellowing anthems and gesturing at the badge. Reader, you would be wrong. Behind the scenes, it’s all happening: preliminary talks behind fanzones, come-and-get-me-pleas from inside training camps, you name it. Related: Liverpool misfit Mario Balotelli offered to Besiktas Continue reading…

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It’s not crazy to think West Ham can go on to achieve this…

Can West Ham Emulate Leicester City’s Success by Winning the Premier League Next Season? This article was originally published on 90min.com. West Ham World is a platform that allows fans to express their opinions on a grander scale. The views in this article are not necessarily those of West Ham World, but we ask you

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English Premier League Table

# Team P
1 Liverpool 34
2 Leicester City 26
3 Chelsea 26
4 Manchester City 25
5 Sheffield United 17
6 Arsenal 17
7 Manchester United 16
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 16
9 AFC Bournemouth 16
10 Burnley 15
11 Brighton & Hov… 15
12 Crystal Palace 15
13 Newcastle United 15
14 Tottenham Hotspur 14
15 Everton 14
16 West Ham United 13
17 Aston Villa 11
18 Watford 8
19 Southampton 8
20 Norwich City 7

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