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Doubt still lingers over Bilic’s future, Adrian full of confidence, and African pairing targeted

Bilic future still in doubt According to Sky Sources, Slaven Bilic’s much-securitized position of manager of our club is to be reviewed at the end of the season, as rumours of a summer move for Rafa Benitez continue to circulate. It is fair to say that this season Slaven Bilic has somewhat underachieved as we find ourselves in at the wrong end of the table trying to secure safety, as opposed to last season when at this…

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Bilic sweats on his job as West Ham power-brokers ponder his future as Hammers boss

It looks highly likely that West Ham manager Slaven Bilic will help the Hammers avoid the dreaded drop – but that may not be enough to save his job, it has emerged. A mini-run of four game without defeat means Bilic’s men would appear to have retained their top flight status, though it should be said that they are not mathematically safe just yet. After 39 games, the Hammers have 35 points and sit in 15th position …

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Club deny allegations and ex-Hammers honoured

Norwegian Air to honour Hammers legend It has been announced in the last few days that Nordic airline Norwegian Air are to honour our greatest footballing son Bobby Moore OBE by having the England legend appear on the tail fin of their new airliner. The World Cup winning captain will follow in the footsteps of icons like veteran pilot Amy Johnson and legendary children’s author Rohl Dahl. The announcement came on the date …

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Loan Report: Disappointing Week for Loanees

Enner Valencia – Everton Valencia played 72 minutes in the Toffee’s 3-0 loss to Chelsea on Sunday. Reece Burke – Wigan Athletic Burke was substituted late in the first half of Wigan’s 1-0 defeat to Reading on Saturday. The defeat confirmed Wigan’s relegation to League One Josh Cullen – Bradford City The midfielder did not feature in Bradford’s 1-1 draw with Rochdale on Sunday. Cullen won 4 awards at the Bantams end of season awards last week. Bradford will face …

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Exasperated West Ham boss Bilic desperate to let Andy Carroll loose on Tottenham

If Andy Carroll didn’t know that West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is becoming increasingly frustrated that his star striker hasn’t been available as regularly as he would like of late, he certainly does now. For the Hammers boss has made it clear that he is exasperated at Carroll’s time on the treatment table; and has expressed his desire that the former Newcastle and Liverpool hitman, recently out with a groin injury, be available for selection when West Ham host…

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Talking Points and more from the draw at Stoke

Fans fume at woeful Calleri There is certainly no doubt that the board made their fair share of poor signings in last summer’s transfer window, but along with the departed Simone Zaza for many fans Argentine striker Jonathan Calleri has been one of the worst and yesterday many fans ran out of patience with the former Sao Paulo man. Calleri has enjoyed much more game time in recent weeks due the injuries sustained …

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Key Stats from the Hammers’ Draw at Stoke

Let’s start by taking a look at the key statistics from yesterday’s frustrating goalless draw at the Bet 365 Stadium. Possession Despite being largely regarded as the better side at The Bet 365 Stadium yesterday, there were many key areas where we had no joy at all and possession of the ball was one of those. The hosts had a hearty share of 57.1 percent possession, to our unflattering 42.9 percent of the keep ball in the draw. Keeping the ball …

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London Stadium raided by police and Antonio keen on stay

London Stadium in Police raid We were at the forefront of world sport headlines as HMRC officers carried out a raid on our London Stadium offices on Wednesday morning. The raid was part of a huge Police operation in which 200 officers were deployed across England and France to investigate various fraud allegations. Newcastle’s St James’s Park was also raided as us and The Toon were the only English League clubs to be affected. No further developments have taken place, …

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Pearson’s Premier League Preview

West Ham have picked up enough points of late to end any mild fears of relegation. They are unbeaten in three games but face a difficult run. First up is an away trip to Stoke but home games against Spurs and Liverpool next and then away to Burnley on the final day could make it difficult to improve on their points tally. A win away to Stoke this weekend will …

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Throwback Thursday: West Ham United vs Leicester

In this week’s edition of our weekly throwback segment, we speak to Tom, 57, a lifelong West Ham fan and season ticket holder about his first Hammers experience: “At the age of 18 years old I was eagerly awaiting a New Years Eve party when I found myself being dragged along to a football match. I always played football, but I never really supported any club back then. I was quite nervous about it being my first time. I didn’t really know what …

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West Ham defender Fonte says he is ready to shackle Stoke dangerman Crouch

West Ham defender Jose Fonte hopes he has the inside track on how Peter Crouch goes about his business after many tussles with the lanky frontman. And the Hammers ace will use all he has learned about the Stoke City striker when the two come up against each other in Premier League on Saturday. Slaven Bilic’s men will look to build on a mini-revival when they clash with Mark Hughes’ side at the …

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Players speak about positive weekend performance, U21’s are victorious, and Noble honoured for dedication to the club

Reid: “We are pleased to take a point” Our Kiwi centre back, Winston Reid has praised his fellow team mates after stopping Romelu Lukaku from breaching our defence for the first time in ten games. With Lukaku in such fine form, even leading bookmakers BettingTips4U.com were giving long odds on the Hammers keeping a clean sheet. The 28-year-old was the captain in Mark Noble’s absence, as he returned from injury after just under a month…

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The Loan Report: Burke Makes Long Awaited Return and Cullen Shines For Bradford

Enner Valencia – Everton Did not feature in the game against his parent club. Reece Burke – Wigan Athletic Burke made his first appearance since December in Wigan’s 0-0 draw with Cardiff, which put a dent in the Latics chances of surviving relegation to League one. Burke shone at right-back in the stalemate and spoke to Latics website after the game “It’s been frustrating to have been out for so long but that happens in football and you’ve…

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Pearson’s Premier League Roundup: Hammers hold Everton to a stalemate

West Ham halted Everton’s winning run and made it six away games without a win for the Merseyside team. The 0-0 draw at the London Stadium was West Ham’s third points return in a row, but they still drop down the league into 14th place. They are one of three sides on 38 points and are two points outside the top 10. They are also just seven points off the bottom three, but with only four games remaining. …

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Crocked Carroll set to return for Hammers’ Premier League clash at Stoke, says Gold

West Ham striker Andy Carroll is set return to action for the Hammers’ trip to Stoke City in the Premier League next weekend. That’s according to club co-chairman David Gold, who has taken to social media to bring fans the news of the striker’s potential return and to pass judgement on the 0-0 draw with Everton at the weekend. Slaven Bilic’s side picked up a much-needed point against a resolute and in-form Toffees outfit at the London…

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Key Statistics from the draw with Everton

Let’s start by taking by taking a look at the key statistics from our 0-0 home draw to the Toffees yesterday. Possession We were dominant in most areas of the action at the London Stadium yesterday, but unlike recent games possession wasn’t one of those areas. The visitors had the Lion’s share of keep ball with 59.3 percent possession to our 40.7 percent in the bore draw. However, we were largely regarded as the better side against Ronald …

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Youth success & Hammers eye Inzaghi

Ladies beaten in historic fixture Our ladies side were well beaten by top of the table Spurs on a historic night at White Hart Lane. The fixture was the first and possibly even the last ever woman’s game to be played at the soon to be demolished stadium, Spurs were returning the favour as we played them at home in the last season at the Boleyn a year ago. The hosts were in rampant mood …

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Oh What A Difference A Year Makes

What a difference a year makes. This time last year, West Ham were within shouting distance of the FA cup semi-final and 4th place in the League. The team was in the midst of a long undefeated run and full of confidence, Slaven Bilic was a tactical genius who had delivered wins against Liverpool (3 times!) Chelsea, Manchester City, Arsenal and Spurs. The feel good factor was evident everywhere sure…

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Stick with Randolph for now, Bilic…but get Joe Hart in summer, says Hammers legend Cottee

Slaven Bilic has been told to stick with Darren Randolph in goal when West Ham host Everton in a Premier League encounter at the London Stadium tomorrow. Former Hammers striker Tony Cottee reckons Darren Randolph should still be the first choice keeper despite being responsible, arguably, for both of Sunderland’s goals in the 2-2 at draw at the Stadium of Light last week. But Cottee says he wouldn’t disagree with a move to bring Joe Hart…

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Throwback Thursday: 2011

In this week’s edition of our weekly throwback segment, we speak to Edward, 16, a West Ham season ticket holder on his special memories of the Boleyn. “It was Christmas day 2010 when I opened three very strange looking envelopes, that contained just three very small pieces of paper. The first informed me that I would have the latest West Ham kit. I looked at my Dad and he said “Well it’s on order”. I was a bit disappointed, but there was…

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Bilic denies argument, update on Reid, and Terry could return

Bilic denies Sakho spat Our Croatian manager, Slaven Bilic has come out against recent rumours claiming that he and striker Diafra Sakho had an argument prior to the Premier League trip to Sunderland. The Senegalese striker was not part of the match day squad that travelled to the Stadium of Light, thus causing rumours of a conflict between him and the boss to spiral. Bilic was asked about the supposed row in an exclusive interview with WHUFC.com and said: “It was…

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Bilic hints that fit-again Winston Reid will play part in West Ham’s Premier League game with Everton

Slaven Bilic has dropped a massive hint that Winston Reid will play a part in West Ham’s Premier League encounter against Everton on Saturday. Reid limped off with a groin injury early on in the Hammers’ 3-2 defeat to Leicester City on March 19 and it was feared that the New Zealand international would be sidelined for the remainder of the campaign. But the hugely influential defender is back in training and his fitness …

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Hammers Lukaku Rejection and Bilic Laughs Off Angry Tag

Collins:”It feels like a defeat” Our Welsh centre-back James Collins has revealed that Saturdays 2-2 draw to the Black Cats felt like our sixth defeat in seven matches. We looked set for the three points on Wearside, before a late Fabio Borini leveller ensured that we left the Stadium of Light without the lion’s share of the points. The “Ginger Pele” was speaking in a post-match interview with WHUFC.com and had this to say: “It feels like a defeat…

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West Ham boss Bilic WON’T bring Chelsea legend John Terry to the Hammers

Slaven Bilic has been linked with a move for Chelsea star John Terry but when you read what the Hammers boss has to say on the matter it seems highly unlikely the former England defender will join West Ham. Yes, JT started his career in football as a young Hammer and is said to have grown up as a supporter along with his brother Paul, both of whom were born in nearby Barking. But …

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The Loan Report: Mixed Bag For Loanee’s as Youngster Struggle For Minutes

Enner Valencia – Everton The striker came on at half-time during Everton’s 3-1 home win against Burnley this weekend. With the game tied at 0-0 and Everton struggling to break down the away side, Valencia was introduced to the game. During his minutes he had two shots, one of which was on target. His passing statistics were also good, completing over 90% and providing one key pass. Valencia has been a bit part player…

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Key stats from the disappointing draw at Sunderland

Let’s start by taking a look at the key statistics from yesterday’s 2-2 draw at the Stadium of Light. Possession Like many games where we haven’t taken the three points this season, we had the edge over our opponents in terms of possession. The hosts only managed to take a 47.4 percent share of the possession, whereas we had 52.6 percent of the keep ball yesterday. However, we were unable to take the…

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English Premier League Table

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

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