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Sell West Ham and quit London Stadium within five years, says Hammers legend McAvennie

West Ham owners David Gold and David Sullivan have been urged to sell the Hammers to allow the club to leave the London Stadium. Frustrated Irons fans have yet to embrace fully the stadium and the players have struggled to a make their home advantage count in games. And legendary striker Frank McAvennie believes if a moneybags buyer can be found, the club will be playing home matches at a different venue to the former Olympic Stadium within five years…

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Under-fire Bilic eyes Carroll return as catalyst to save his job as West Ham manager

Under-fire West Ham boss Slaven Bilic could see his tenure salvaged by the return of striker Andy Carroll. Hammers manager Bilic is said to have a handful of matches remaining to save his job, with the London Stadium outfit enduring a nightmare start to the new Premier League campaign. And reports have already surfaced that Roberto Mancini has emerged as his replacement if results do not improve. Three defeats in as many games leaves West Ham bottom of the…

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Hammers Loan Report: Burke And Cullen Suffer Hull City Misery As Oxford Is Kept Waiting For Bundesliga Bow

It is now time to check in with our bright young Academy starlets on their loan moves, as Reece Burke and Josh Cullen slumped to defeat with The Trotters and Reece Oxford continues to wait for his Bundesliga bow. Reece Burke And Josh Cullen (Bolton Wanderers) Homegrown duo Reece Burke and Josh Cullen are continuing to gain vital first-team experience in The Sky Bet Championship for Phil Parkinson’s Bolton by assuming their respective starting…

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Tactics: West Ham’s best XI and formation to guarantee three points v Newcastle

While it was pleasing to see us gain a much needed win over Cheltenham Town during the week, perhaps we should not get too carried away. While Cheltenham play in a league, three levels below the Premier League, the home team put in a spirited effort and it was gratifying to make it through to […]

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Throwback Thursday: 1986: A Very Special F.A Cup Memory From A Very Special Season

In this week’s edition of our weekly Throwback segment, we speak to Jay, 57 and a lifelong Hammer about an exciting Cup tie from a golden era in the history of West Ham United. “West Ham United vs Ipswich Town, Saturday 25 January 1986, F.A Cup Fourth Round was not a fixture that got the pulses of many Hammers fans racing. But for me at the age of 15, it was an incredible game because it was my…

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Arnautovic Off As Saints Seal Fortunate Three Points

  Club-record signing Marko Arnautovic saw red in a first-half moment of madness, as a late Charlie Austin penalty was enough to give Southampton a thrilling 3-2 victory over us at The St Mary’s Stadium yesterday afternoon. The encounter, which was a tale of two halves, also Javier Hernandez’s first goals in Claret & Blue, but not even they were enough to stop Mauricio Pellegrino’s men notching a contentious …

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Slaven Bilic must do these three things if West Ham are to hammer Southampton

After losing 4-0 to Manchester United at Old Trafford last Sunday, West Ham United will be desperate to bounce back at Southampton. The Hammers travel down to the St Mary’s Stadium for a Saturday 3pm kick-off and will hope to open their account for the season in terms of goals scored and points. Southampton started […]

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Match Preview: Southampton vs West Ham United: Premier League Match Day Two

Tomorrow-afternoon, we make the trip to St Mary’s to face a strong Southampton side in Game Week Two of the 2017/2018 season. The 3,000 strong Claret & Blue Army that are making the trip to The South Coast will he hoping for a dramatic improvement on last week’s thumping 4-0 loss at Old Trafford. Whereas, the hosts will be looking to lay the demons of last week’s frustrating draw with Swansea City to…

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Where are they now? 90s Wingers

Kevin Keen 1983-1993 Something of a teenage prodigy in his early career, Keen joined the Hammers from Wycombe in 1983. He represented his country and youth level on numerous occasions eventually making his first-team debut in 1986 having helped the reserve team win the Combination League the preceding year. Keen would experience two relegations and two promotions during his time with the club and would feature in both the League Cup and FA …

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Reasons to be cheerful

I was honestly never that optimistic that I’d be sat here writing a first post season kick off article laden with superlatives about our performance at Old Trafford. Even with the undisputable strengthening of the squad that has taken place in recent weeks, it was always going to be an uphill battle from minute one, and so it proved. One thing I was hopeful of, which proved to be in vain, was that the clubs support would acknowledge the good…

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Mock the West Ham Week Episode 3: Forget yesterday, laugh at this instead

Nigel is back with the next episode of Mock the West Ham Week which was recorded before the game yesterday – that is, it has nothing to do with the game yesterday as comical as that turned out to be… The post Mock the West Ham Week Episode 3: Forget yesterday, laugh at this instead appeared first on Moore Than Just A Club .

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Manchester United vs West Ham United: Premier League Match-Day One: Main Talking Points

It’s time to take a look at some of the key Talking Points from our 4-0 defeat at Old Trafford yesterday-afternoon, as we began our 2017/2018 Premier League campaign with embarrassment in Manchester. Individual errors prove costly for Hammers It seems like for many Hammers that individual mistakes have overshadowed superb team-performances more than ever in recent times and the case was no different yesterday. Slaven Bilic was forced to name Arthur Masuaku in the starting Xl, …

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Match Preview: Two formations Bilic should consider v Man United

At long last, we await the whistle which will herald the beginning of another frenetic experience known as the Premier League. I am sure that I share the feelings of all West Ham supporters for an exciting and more promising start in the first 6-8 games, setting up a potential platform for an unlikely, but possible […]

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Match Preview: Manchester United vs West Ham United

We face-off with Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United in our opening fixture of the 2017/2018 Premier League season this weekend at Old Trafford. Bilic’s boys make the trip to Manchester after a relatively poor pre-season tour of Europe, where our only win came against Championship side Fulham in Austria. It is the second time in succession that we have ended our preparations with only one victory to our name, and the Claret & Blue Army who are making the 218-mile…

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Mock the West Ham Week Episode Two

Once again, Nigel is back with his hot take of the last week in the Hammers’ world. There appears to be a Scottish flavour to it today… Enjoy! The post Mock the West Ham Week Episode Two appeared first on Moore Than Just A Club .

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Where Are They Now?: 80s Stars

Mark Ward 1985 -1990 Signed from Oldham in 1985 for £250,000 as a replacement for the departing Paul Allen, Ward played every game in the 1985-86 season which saw West Ham finish 3rd in the top flight. A strong busy right sided midfielder, Ward had an edge to go with his guile and his gutsy determined performances made his a popular player with the fans in the late 80’s. Ward left for Manchester City in 1990 as …

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West Ham’s Summer Cleaning

Last season saw a number of questionable transfers as a result of both a poor summer and January window. Players such as Nordveit, Fernandes, Snodgrass, Fletcher and Fonte arrived and did little to impact the team. That’s not even mentioning the likes of Arbeloa, Tore or Calleri. This has left us with an awkward situation in that we have a number of year-old players that could be shown the door in the coming months. Having a look at the …

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The Loan Report: Cullen tastes Wembley heartache

Enner Valencia – Everton Valencia played 83 minutes in the Toffees 3-1 defeat against Arsenal. Valencia was brought down in the incident that led to Lauren Koscielny’s dismissal, an incident that will cost the Frenchman his place in Arsenal’s Cup Final Reece Oxford (Reading) Did not feature in Reading’s 1-o victory in the Royals play-off semi-final second leg against Fulham a result that the booked Reading a place in the Play Off Final next week. The Berkshire side have also announced that…

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Early Ins and Outs

The 2016/17 season is only just over but there is no time to waste as the club prepares for next year. This campaign had some disappointing moments and a number of injury problems so getting the right transfers this summer is vital. It is also crucial that the club hold on to its important players who have impressed and can help improve on this year’s league position. So what early business can we…

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BBC pundit offers his prediction for Tottenham’s first ever visit to the London Stadium

Preparations are currently underway for tonight’s clash between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium. The stakes are high for both teams ahead of the London derby tonight. Tottenham travel to West Ham on the back of nine consecutive league victories. Mauricio Pochettino’s side will be chasing a tenth straight win to […]

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Paul Merson offers confident prediction for the crucial game between West Ham and Tottenham

West Ham United take on Tottenham Hotspur at the London Stadium tonight with plenty riding on the game. The Hammers are not completely safe from relegation yet but victory over rivals Tottenham would be a satisfying way to mathematically confirm their place in next season’s Premier League campaign. Tottenham, on the other hand, are still […]

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Premier League Preview: West Ham United vs Tottenham Hotspur

It’s that time of year again… Tottenham in chase once more and before them lies another trip to their London rivals. If anyone wants to stop a high-flying Spurs it’s us. It’ll be a tough ask but a London derby under the lights could be the perfect motivation for the Hammers. A point is all the Irons need to reach the ‘magic forty’, I’m hoping we see it out in style and break a few lily white hearts…

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Match Preview: Sunderland vs West Ham United

After the relief of last week, the Hammers have the perfect opportunity to get back to back wins and brush off any remaining fears of a relegation scrap. We’ve picked up a few more injuries after the Swansea game but, hopefully, the positive feeling and pressure on Sunderland will get us a good result! The Opponents: Sunderland are in a dire position and look set to fall through the trap door into the Championship. It wouldn’t be harsh to say it’s …

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Match Preview: West Ham United Vs. Swansea City

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog with the words “don’t panic yet”… Well, Christ. Now we can! This weekend’s game against Swansea is, without a doubt, the biggest game of our season. Both sides are struggling to find points and with only five points between the two and seven games left. This is, by all means, a six pointer. The Olympic stadium will need to be loud; despite holding its breath, to get the boys across…

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The adventurous formation West Ham should adopt v Man City

Another year passes and another begins. Once again we face the New Year with the traditional 3rd round of the FA Cup, and it never comes tougher than a meeting against a Manchester City team bristling with talent and quality all over the pitch. While much of the first half of the season has been […]

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3-5-2: The flexible formation West Ham should use v Tottenham

After an intriguing fortnight of international football, we once again return to the intense challenges of the Premier League. While much has been written concerning the dire situation in relation to our club’s current crisis, this article looks at solutions that may help turn around our fortunes. Accordingly, it is imperative that we address the on-going […]

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