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West Ham star is favourite for top award

Andy Carroll, the big, beautiful man. If there was a game in which a West Ham player needed to show they really, really cared about playing for our famous colours, it was against Crystal Palace on Saturday. The players as a group did just that, with a wonderful 3-0 win over Big Sam’s Palace to prove […]

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4-2-3-1, no Payet, no problem… The West Ham XI to beat Palace

If the season hadn’t been eventful enough up to now, events over the past 36 hours or so have further added to the woes 2016/17 is bringing us. The news that Dimitri Payet has effectively gone on strike in order to orchestrate a move away from the club shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone […]

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Opposition View: West Ham v Crystal Palace

We welcome Crystal Palace to London Stadium on Saturday, which means we also welcome back Sam Allardyce. We rarely have much luck when it comes to facing up to former managers and, with all the mess that we’ve experienced this season, it’s understandable if you’re not confident that we can win the game. Palace are arguably […]

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Why Martin Samuel has stumbled upon West Ham’s biggest problem

In his article in the Daily Mail on Monday 9th, which was subsequently and bizarrely shared on the club’s official site despite its critique of both the fans and the club’s transfer policy, Martin Samuel made the following statement: “The negativity felt by the locals towards West Ham’s new stadium is a contradiction anyway. On one […]

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Manchester City 5-0 win over West Ham satisfies Pep Guardiola – video

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reflects on their 5-0 FA Cup third-round victory over West Ham United at London Stadium on Friday. Slaven Bilić says it was a ‘very bad night’ for West Ham, due to Yaya Touré’s penalty, Havard Nordtveit’s own goal and strikes from David Silva, Sergio Agüero and John Stones London Stadium helped Manchester City beat West Ham, says Pep Guardiola Continue reading…

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West Ham 0 Man City 5: What has happened to our beloved West Ham United Football club

What has happened to our beloved West Ham United football club, i’ve supported West Ham for 35+ years it’s never been easy, season in season out we’ve been crap apart from a few.

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Video: Does this sum up West Ham’s move to London Stadium so far?

It’s fair to say our move to London Stadium hasn’t gone to plan so far. From major stewarding issues, to fans pathetically fighting each other to sub-standard performances on the pitch, the era we were all sold hasn’t gotten off to the best of starts. However, no one can deny that this shiny new era […]

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic on target as Manchester United beat West Ham

Manchester United’s winning run marched on into the new year at the London Stadium with a tight, lop-sided but still oddly inevitable 2-0 defeat of West Ham pegged out around two decisive moments. The first was a Mike Dean joint, the Premier League’s most theatrically interventionist referee choosing to send off Sofiane Feghouli with 13 minutes gone after a challenge with Phil Jones that saw both men tackle strongly but fairly. With…

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Every single West Ham fan will relate to this in some way…

We all know what it means to be a West Ham fan. We all know what it takes, too. This season has been tough so far. A fantastic new stadium hasn’t reaped the instant rewards we all hoped it would, while injuries to key players has held the squad back from really fulling its true […]

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West Ham’s Álvaro Arbeloa: I don’t regret coming at all. I want to be here to the end | Sid Lowe

The Spanish defender backs his manager Slaven Bilic but feels the players ‘should be killing each other a bit more’ over their side’s recent disappointments Álvaro Arbeloa could see them go – they weren’t exactly sneaking out. Even before Alexis Sánchez scored Arsenal’s final goal last Saturday, thousands of West Ham fans had left the London Stadium, those long, painful closing minutes played before sweeps of empty white seats. The Spaniard couldn’t stop them; nor …

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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 warned not to raise bar too high for Andy Carroll’s comeback

• Slaven Bilic cautions against expecting miracles from returning striker • Carroll back to face Manchester United in League Cup quarter-final Although news of Andy Carroll’s return will send a shiver down the spine of Arsenal’s defenders, Slaven Bilic is taking care to manage expectations about a player who does not need anyone to show him round the treatment room at West Ham. The striker who scored a hat-trick in a 3-3 draw…

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Two supporters banned after crowd trouble at West Ham v Chelsea match

• Action taken after events at London Stadium in EFL Cup tie • Chelsea supporter banned for five years for threatening behaviour Two men have been given football banning orders for their part in the crowd trouble that marred West Ham’s 2-1 EFL Cup win over Chelsea at the London Stadium last month. Michael Parker, a 51-year-old Chelsea supporter, received a five-year banning order after he was charged with threatening behaviour and…

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Football transfer rumours: Dimitri Payet to leave West Ham in January?

Today’s fluff walks warily down the street, with the brim pulled way down low It looks like West Ham ’s new stadium features not only retractable seating but removable players, after the inspirational French footwizard Dimitri Payet admitted he might leave as soon as January. “We’ve had a very poor start to the season,” he told French television programme Téléfoot. “Will I go in January? I’m asking other questions right now but I’ve closed the door to nothing.” …

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Metropolitan police to be deployed inside London Stadium for Stoke visit

• Security has been a major problem since West Ham’s move to the ground • Stoke’s Mark Hughes happy with security arrangements in east London The Metropolitan police will deploy officers inside the London Stadium for West Ham United’s Premier League fixture with Stoke City on Saturday. Related: West Ham’s Olympic Stadium deal explained: from Water City to the London Stadium Related: West Ham take steps to prevent crowd trouble at London Stadium Continue reading…

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London mayor Sadiq Khan orders inquiry into West Ham stadium costs

• Bill for converting former Olympic Stadium rises again to £323m • Sadiq Khan lambasts ‘total and utter mess’ left under Boris Johnson The mayor of London has ordered an independent inquiry into the soaring conversion costs for the former Olympic Stadium that is now home to West Ham United, after it emerged the bill had risen by another £51m to £323m. The Labour mayor Sadiq Khan, elected to succeed his Conservative predecessor…

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Violence at West Ham: who is to blame and what must be done?

There are six areas of contention to emerge from events at the London Stadium, ranging from how rival fans could be so close together to how the FA will respond The headline flashpoint during the EFL Cup tie between West Ham United and Chelsea on Wednesday night kicked off in stoppage time, when some of the visiting supporters made for the exit at the back of the lower tier of the Sir Trevor Brooking…

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Violence mars West Ham’s victory over Chelsea – Football Weekly Extra

The podders look back on the EFL Cup events on and off the pitch. Plus: Wolves axe Zenga, and Aston Villa prepare for a second-tier Second City derby Subscribe and review: iTunes , Soundcloud , Audioboom , Mixcloud , Acast . Today’s Football Weekly Extra sees AC Jimbo joined by James Horncastle , Barry Glendenning and Jacob Steinberg , who was at the London Stadium to witness the events on and off the pitch following West Ham’s win over Chelsea . Continue

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Aston Villa’s Steve Bruce pleads with fans to behave at Birmingham derby

• Villa manager wants to avoid repeat of ‘horrible scenes’ at West Ham • Birmingham City host first second-city league derby in five years on Sunday Steve Bruce has called for supporters of Birmingham and Aston Villa to make this weekend’s second-city derby “the spectacle everyone wants to see” and avoid scenes like those that unfolded at the London Stadium on Wednesday night. The Villa manager was speaking before…

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West Ham v Chelsea: EFL Cup fourth round – live!

Hammers host Antonio Conte’s team in EFL Cup fourth round Follow all the latest scores from England, Scotland and Italy Email tim.hill@theguardian.com or tweet @timmyhilleh 7.08pm BST Reasonably strong teams from both sides . West Ham swap Darren Randolph for Adrian, and bring in Aaron Cresswell for Simone Zaza, but otherwise it looks the same team that beat Sunderland at the weekend. Youngsters Aina, Chalobah and Batshuayi get a place in Chelsea’s starting XI; Diego…

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3-5-2: The West Ham starting XI that should beat Chelsea in the EFL Cup

Some would say the EFL Cup should not be a priority given the start to the season we’ve had in the Premier League. However, after back-to-back wins and three games unbeaten, we’re no longer desperate to pick up some form in the league. This is why it’s no surprise to hear Slaven Bilic bang on

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West Ham’s new home faces tinderbox tie test with Chelsea supplying the fuse | Owen Gibson

The EFL Cup match on Wednesday will be the most stringent examination of policing and stewarding at West Ham’s London Stadium as well as evaluating the ground’s ability to recreate Upton Park’s atmosphere Rather earlier in the season than hoped for by some and feared by others, West Ham United’s London Stadium home will face its sternest test on Wednesday when more than 5,000 Chelsea fans make the journey to Stratford. Not…

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West Ham keeping close tabs on £4.25m-rated winger

Slaven Bilic is considering a move for Besiktas left-winger Kerim Frei, according to MirrorSport. The 22-year-old played under Bilic in Turkey with the Super Lig giants and was largely impressive there since arriving from Fulham in 2013. Frei, who is valued at £4.25m by Transfermarkt.com, had broken in to the Cottagers’ first team at the

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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 fans give their verdict on the club’s new stadium – video

After moving to London Stadium at the beginning of the season West Ham seemed to have struggled to settle into their new home. The team have won just one league game since moving from their famous old Boleyn Ground. We speak to fans of the club before and after the Premier League game against Southampton on Sunday to hear what they think of the move West Ham restore order off the field, but

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Charlie Austin maintains his hot goal streak as Southampton beat West Ham

The initial temptation is to blame the ground and say that West Ham United were sorely mistaken when they decided to leave Upton Park. The initial burst of optimism that greeted their move to the London Stadium has been replaced by an unmistakable sense of drift, on and off the pitch, and Slaven Bilic’s face was fraught with concern as he watched his ragged team slump to a deserved 3-0 defeat at the hands of Claude Puel’s sleek Southampton. …

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2 Liverpool 92
3 Chelsea 74
4 Tottenham Hotspur 71
5 Arsenal 69
6 Manchester United 58
7 West Ham United 56
8 Leicester City 52
9 Brighton & Hov… 51
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 51
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14 Aston Villa 45
15 Southampton 40
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17 Leeds United 38
18 Burnley 35
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