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‘He should shut up!’: West Ham fans react to star’s views on required signings

West Ham face a major challenge ahead of them this summer, as the Hammers look to rejuvenate their ranks to compete next season. Slaven Bilic’s side have struggled in their maiden campaign at the Olympic Stadium, sitting seven points above the relegation zone with four difficult fixtures remaining. Although the status of the East London […]

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Olympic Stadium safety officer Chris Baker quit over retractable seating fears

• Baker resigned in May after expressing concerns over impact on structure • Deputy officer Ravi Sharma also left amid unhappiness over management The designated safety officer of the Olympic Stadium resigned in May after becoming deeply concerned about the retractable seating and its impact on the structure of the ground’s lower tier, the Guardian has learned. Chris Baker, an experienced, career stadium safety officer, is understood to have resigned shortly before …

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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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Police arrest three fans after more trouble at West Ham’s London Stadium

• Ugly scenes during and after West Ham’s draw with Middlesbrough • Latest incidents come after 10 fans ejected during Watford game West Ham are facing more questions over crowd control measures at the London Stadium after fans clashed following their 1-1 Premier League draw against Middlesbrough. Fans were seen confronting each other inside the ground then fighting outside it in the Olympic Park, with stewards and police intervening to separate rival groups. Related: Dimitri Payet magic earns West Ham a point against Middlesbrough …

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How football’s working-class fans were sold out for a fistful of popcorn

East End diehards are standing up against what they say is a family-day-out gentrification of the game Watch Mo Farah winning his golden track double in the 5,000m at London 2012, or Jessica Ennis landing the heptathlon title by winning the 800m, and you will notice that every single person in camera shot at the Olympic Stadium is on their feet. Tens of thousands of them roaring their heroes to glory. The London …

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West Ham confirm loan signing of Argentinian striker Jonathan Calleri

• Deportivo Maldonado striker will join subject to work permit • Calleri in Argentina team eliminated from Rio Olympic Games Slaven Bilic has confirmed the signing of the striker Jonathan Calleri on a season-long loan from Uruguayan side Deportivo Maldonado. The 22-year-old, who made his name at Boca Juniors and spent the past six months on loan at the Brazilian club São Paulo, was in the Argentina squad who were …

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Gold: “Couple of signings getting close”

West Ham chairman, David Gold has revealed that two signings are getting close and he hopes to have some news soon.  Speaking on twitter a few minutes ago Gold said: “Couple of signings getting close, hope to have some news soon. dg” One of them is expected to be Jonathan Calleri who is on Olympic duty […]

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West Ham United may need to borrow ground for Europa League qualifying

• Manchester United’s FA Cup win gives Hammers third qualifying round place • But athletics at Olympic Stadium rules out its possible use for first leg Manchester United’s win means West Ham United can now offer Europa League football at their new Olympic Stadium home – but the bonus of European football comes with a complication. West Ham, who have played their final game at Upton Park, and finished seventh in …

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West Ham’s Olympic Stadium deal benefits taxpayer, claims David Gold

• Hammers co-owner says they stopped ground from becoming white elephant • ‘Stadium was built by very arrogant people that had no foresight’ David Gold has hit back at criticism of West Ham United’s move to the Olympic Stadium by claiming the deal will be beneficial for taxpayers and prevent the ground becoming a white elephant. Related: How West Ham struck the deal of the century with Olympic Stadium

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Appeal due over Olympic Stadium deal

An appeal against the decision to release full details of West Ham’s Olympic Stadium deal is due to be heard in London on Monday.

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Olympic Stadium to be ‘great’ arena

The Olympic Stadium will be “one of the greatest arenas in world football” once West Ham move in, says vice-chairman Karren Brady.

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New details on West Ham stadium deal

West Ham will not have to pay cleaners and turnstile operators when they move into the Olympic Stadium next year.

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Hammers Advent Calendar – Day 22

The Hammers first team players wish all supporters a Merry Christmas in our latest advent video

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Olympic Stadium work begins

The next step in the conversion of West Ham United’s new home at the Olympic Stadium has begun

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Nolan ‘excited’ by Stadium transformation

Kevin Nolan was impressed to see the Olympic Stadium conversion continuing this week

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Stadium transformation excites Nolan

Kevin Nolan was impressed to see the Olympic Stadium conversion continuing this week

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‘It will be a bit special’

Mark Noble cannot wait to play in front of 54,000 Hammers fans at the Olympic Stadium

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