Tag Archive | "match preview"

Tactics: The West Ham XI and formation that would comfortably beat Crystal Palace

Our next match, in an ever continuing roller-coaster season so far, takes us to the south of London to face a struggling Crystal Palace side. West Ham’s second half performance against Spurs in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday was inspiring as we came from 2-0 down to inflict a most unlikely 3-2 win. Until that […]

Read the full story

Posted in West Ham WorldComments Off on Tactics: The West Ham XI and formation that would comfortably beat Crystal Palace

Match Preview: Crystal Palace vs West Ham United: Premier League Matchday Ten

On Matchday Ten of the 2017/2018 Premier League season, Slaven Bilic’s Hammers make the trip to South London to face off with Crystal Palace, in what could be a decisive clash for the Croat’s future in East London. The Eagles, under Roy Hodgson, come into the clash off the back of Tuesday night’s Carabao Cup embarrassment at the hands of Bristol City, meanwhile the travelling Claret & Blue Army will be brimming with confidence after …

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Match Preview: Crystal Palace vs West Ham United: Premier League Matchday Ten

Match Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs West Ham United

In the last 16 of this season’s edition of The Carabao Cup, Slaven Bilic’s Hammers make the trip to West London to face Tottenham Hotspur, with a place in the Quarter-finals at stake? We head into the tie with redemption very much on the agenda after Friday night’s regrettable 0-3 defeat to Premier League newcomers Brighton & Hove Albion, meanwhile, the hosts are brimming with confidence off the back of Sunday’s …

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Match Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs West Ham United

Live Blog: Slaven Bilic’s Pre-Tottenham Hotspur Press Conference Live From Rush Green

” I will never lose faith in the players, they are my team, I rate them very highly but it’s also my job to demand more from them”. ” As I said after the game, I am the Manager and it is my full responsibility”. ” All the players were there and there is no excuses for that performance and especially, that result”. ” We must perform better than Friday…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Live Blog: Slaven Bilic’s Pre-Tottenham Hotspur Press Conference Live From Rush Green

Tactics: The starting formation that will ensure West Ham thrash Brighton

West Ham welcome Brighton to the London Stadium on Friday evening in a game that most Hammers supporters are expecting us to win. As we have witnessed so far this season, there have been more than a fair share of unpredicted outcomes, including Crystal Palace’s stunning 2-1 home win against Chelsea last weekend. On the […]

Read the full story

Posted in West Ham WorldComments Off on Tactics: The starting formation that will ensure West Ham thrash Brighton

Carroll’s Red, but not missed

Andy Carroll is a frustrating player to try and work out, at his best he is a dominant bully that will against even the best defence win you the game on his own, and yet also on his own he can just as easily cost you the game. His red card against Burnley so early in the game put his teammates on the back foot in trying to defend the early lead they had taken, a task they admirably…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Carroll’s Red, but not missed

Match Preview: Burnley vs West Ham United: Premier League Matchday Eight

As the Premier League returns from the second International Break of the season, we make the tricky trip to face an in-form Burnley side under Sean Dyche. Slaven Bilic’s Boys come into the clash off the back of a late vital win over Swansea City in late September, whereas, The Clarets also enjoyed a one-goal victory in their last game, beating The Toffees at Goodison Park. When? Kick-off is scheduled for 3PM tomorrow afternoon (Saturday 14 October 2017…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Match Preview: Burnley vs West Ham United: Premier League Matchday Eight

Idle Thoughts: The 1920’s

In my last ‘idle thoughts’ musings, I wrote of the fascination of old football memorabilia; programmes, handbooks, newspaper articles which could waft you back through the generations and provide you with a glimpse of life as it was in the days of our fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers. A typical Hammers’ programme of the early 1920s was of four pages, the front page given over to the editorial and lists of current goal-scorers, the back …

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Idle Thoughts: The 1920’s

West Ham striker Carroll can force way into England’s World Cup squad, says Hammer Cresswell

Aaron Cresswell believes a rich run of form for West Ham could hand striker Andy Carroll a place in England’s World Cup squad next summer. Hammers left-back Cresswell, who made his first Three Lions start in Sunday’s 1-0 win in Lithuania, reckons Carroll has all the qualities to tempt boss Gareth Southgate in to giving him a berth for the Russia tournament, if he he can stay fit. Injury-prone Carroll is poised to lead the line for Slaven Bilic’s charges when…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on West Ham striker Carroll can force way into England’s World Cup squad, says Hammer Cresswell

Hammers In Russia: Which Claret & Blue Stars Could Be Heading To The World Cup With England?

So, with Gareth Southgate’s England securing their place at next summer’s World Cup in Russia, many Hammers may have pondered, which West Ham United Players will be on the Plane with The Three Lions? Today, we analyse and predict which of our English Claret & Blue Stars may tickle the fancy of Southgate for England selection and ultimately attempt to answer the aforementioned question. Joe Hart The keeper is almost certain to be heading to Russia, baaing any…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Hammers In Russia: Which Claret & Blue Stars Could Be Heading To The World Cup With England?

Match Preview: West Ham United U23s vs Villarreal U23s: Premier League International Cup Group F Matchday Two

In the second of their European adventures, Terry Westley’s U23s face the exciting prospect of welcoming Villarreal to the Chigwell Construction Stadium on Matchday Two of the Group Stages of the Premier League International Cup. Our youngsters go into the clash off the back of an impressive 1-2 victory in the North East over Sunderland, whereas Villarreal travel to London after a 2-2 draw away to CD Ebro. When? The tie is scheduled for tomorrow …

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Match Preview: West Ham United U23s vs Villarreal U23s: Premier League International Cup Group F Matchday Two

Main Talking Points: West Ham United vs Swansea City: Premier League Matchday Seven

Let’s take a look at some of the main points of discussions from Saturday’s dramatic win over Swansea City, as Slaven Bilic completed his mission in a must-win clash to climb out of the bottom three. “Outcast” Sakho The Unlikely Hero In Stratford Many Hammers will only need to cast their minds back a couple of weeks and Diafra Sakho was a name that the masses thought they would …

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Main Talking Points: West Ham United vs Swansea City: Premier League Matchday Seven

Tactics: How West Ham must approach huge clash v Swansea

West Ham return to the London Stadium on Saturday for a crucial encounter against Swansea City. Despite a late second half resurgence, the Hammers lost a gallant fight against a rampant Spurs side last weekend. As disappointing as it appeared, there were some good points to be taken from the defeat. The back three looked […]

Read the full story

Posted in West Ham WorldComments Off on Tactics: How West Ham must approach huge clash v Swansea

Match Preview: West Ham United vs Swansea City: Premier League Matchday Seven

On Matchday Seven of the 2017/2018 Premier League season, we welcome Swansea City to Stratford, as pressure mounts on Slaven Bilic for a must-win clash. We come into the tie off the back of a Derby Day defeat to Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur but have some welcome off-field boosts to boast of. Whereas, Paul Clement’s Swans also tasted a home loss last weekend at the hands of Marco Silva’s Watford, balancing the odds perfectly for a thriller come tomorrow afternoon. When?…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Match Preview: West Ham United vs Swansea City: Premier League Matchday Seven

Match Preview: Sunderland AFC U23’s vs West Ham United U23’s: Premier League 2 Matchday Six

Terry Westley’s U23’s travel to the North-East tomorrow lunchtime for their sixth Premier League 2 clash of the season in which they will be facing the Black Cats. The youngsters go into the tie off the back of three consecutive defeats in all competitions to mar what was otherwise a positive start, they now sit in fifth place. Whereas, Sunderland are eighth with five points from their opening five fixtures and have a …

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Match Preview: Sunderland AFC U23’s vs West Ham United U23’s: Premier League 2 Matchday Six

3-5-2: The West Ham formation and XI to ensure it happens again v Tottenham

On Saturday afternoon, West Ham welcome Tottenham, one of our great, traditional London rivals, for a game of critical importance to both teams. This match takes on particular relevance to the home team, following what has been a poor start to the season. Although we have managed to gain four valuable points in the past two […]

Read the full story

Posted in West Ham WorldComments Off on 3-5-2: The West Ham formation and XI to ensure it happens again v Tottenham

Shocked West Ham fan says she was searched under cup of her bra at London Stadium

A shocked West Ham fan has sparked debate on social media after claiming she was searched under the cup of her bra by a steward before a game at the London Stadium. The Hammers supporter says she was intimately frisked as she attended the Carabao Cup victory over Bolton at the venue midweek. And her observations of how she was treated led to other fans revealing details of other seemingly inappropriate searches. One young woman was…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Shocked West Ham fan says she was searched under cup of her bra at London Stadium

Match Preview: West Ham United vs Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League Matchday Six

In Game Week Six of the 2017/2018 Premier League season, East London will play host to one of the classic London Derbies for the visit of Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur. We come into the tie off the back of Carabao Cup success in midweek over Bolton Wanderers and are unbeaten in three in all Competitions. Whereas, the visitors scraped a late victory over a stern Barnsley Side to progress to Round Four this week and will be glad of…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Match Preview: West Ham United vs Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League Matchday Six

Midweek Grumblings

Javier Hernandez, Mexico’s all-time leading goal scorer who has enjoyed scoring goals in some of the highest leagues in the world. He has already picked up two goals in claret and blue. However, some issues have occurred… he has started to play out of position due to a certain 6’4 striker named Andy Carroll. Fans were originally drooling over the idea of having the two play up top together, with Carroll’s knock downs landing to the small …

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Midweek Grumblings

Let’s focus on our game rather than Harry Kane, says Arnautovic ahead of Spurs clash

Marko Arnautovic has warned his West Ham team-mates they would be mistaken to think keeping white-hot Harry Kane quiet is the way to earn a victory over Tottenham. Austrian ace Arnautovic admits stopping Spurs’ leading marksman in his tracks IS essential but that there is a bigger task at hand when Mauricio Pochettino’s men pitch up at the London Stadium for a Premier League clash on Saturday. But the attacker, who played a major…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Let’s focus on our game rather than Harry Kane, says Arnautovic ahead of Spurs clash

I’m The Boss: Earn the right to play; Youth to get its chance

After two positive performances and two clean sheets its Tuesday night and Championship Bolton Wanderers in the League Cup. Tonight’s game has to be seen as an opportunity to maintain momentum and give some players some vital time on the pitch. With that in mind, I would keep the same formation that seems to be working well and I would keep Hart, Reid and Fonte from the weekend to help maintain the defensive solidity. Declan Rice will get a chance to …

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on I’m The Boss: Earn the right to play; Youth to get its chance

The Noble and Tevez show! West Ham skipper recalls stunning goal and Argentinian ace’s double

Mark Noble has fond memories of the last time West Ham beat Bolton. Rightly so. For the Irons skipper executed a stunning volley to snatch one of the best goals of his career. And in the same encounter, a certain Carlos Tevez hit a brace. West Ham ace Noble is fighting to be fit for tomorrow’s Carabao Cup fourth round clash with the Trotters at the London Stadium. He does so after missing Premier League encounters with Huddersfield…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on The Noble and Tevez show! West Ham skipper recalls stunning goal and Argentinian ace’s double

Match Preview: West Ham United U23’s vs Liverpool U23’s

Terry Westley’s bright young U23’s host some of The Premier League Two’s finest talent tomorrow night, as Liverpool come to town for an exciting top of the Table clash under the lights. The young Hammers have slumped to successive defeats that have shattered a fantastic start to our first ever Division One campaign. Whereas, The Reds sit in first place and have a 100% League record heading into the encounter. When? The tie is …

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Match Preview: West Ham United U23’s vs Liverpool U23’s

Ayew Fires Hammers To Vital Victory In London Stadium Return

Match Report: West Ham United vs Huddersfield Town: Premier League Match Day Four 12th September 2017 A fluky effort from Pedro Obiang and a late Andre Ayew poach proved enough to ease the pressure on Slaven Bilic in Stratford last night, as we picked up our first points of the Premier League campaign against David Wagner’s men. Bilic opted for an experimental five at the back formation for his must-win mission, and it would succeed in keeping an in…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Ayew Fires Hammers To Vital Victory In London Stadium Return

Match Preview: Leicester City U23’s vs West Ham United U23’s

Terry Westley’s U23 side make the trip to face Leicester City in The PL2 tomorrow evening, as the starlets look to continue the fantastic start to our first ever season in The Premier League Two Division One. Whereas, the home side will be hoping to catch our youngsters on seven points and register a second victory of the season after overcoming Everton in their second outing of the campaign. When? The tie will take place on Monday…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Match Preview: Leicester City U23’s vs West Ham United U23’s

Stop The Bilic Witch Hunt: Why Most Hammers Are Being Extremely Harsh On Super Slav

We all know that the main talk of the town at the moment in Stratford is the future of Slaven Bilic, with hordes of fans calling for his dismissal just three games into the season. However, it’s now time to look at the reasons why the current crisis on and off the field isn’t the fault of our Croatian manager and that you may have to look higher in the West Ham United pecking order to…

Read the full story

Posted in Moore Than Just a ClubComments Off on Stop The Bilic Witch Hunt: Why Most Hammers Are Being Extremely Harsh On Super Slav

English Premier League Table

# Team P
1 Tottenham Hotspur 3
2 AFC Bournemouth 3
3 Arsenal 3
4 Manchester City 3
5 Newcastle United 3
6 Brighton & Hov… 3
7 Leeds United 3
8 Chelsea 3
9 Brentford 1
10 Fulham 1
11 Leicester City 1
12 Liverpool 1
13 Manchester United 0
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0
15 Everton 0
16 Aston Villa 0
17 Crystal Palace 0
18 Nottingham Forest 0
19 West Ham United 0
20 Southampton 0

Quick Links

Write for us

Advertise Here

Affordable Sports Advertising here at Up The Hammers

Site Stats

50 West Ham Fan's Online
Most Fan's Online 484, 5th February 2022 @ 5:17 PM
1 West Ham Fan Browsing This Page.
1 Bot