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Your club’s greatest game

What is your club’s greatest ever Premier League game?

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Where it’s going wrong for the Irons

Former WHUFC DJ Leon Hyde has more strings to his bow than many realise and one of them is his life as a football coach. Currently he is taking his taking his UEFA A licence and asked ClaretandHugh if he could give his thoughts on the Irons pre-season and in particular the game against City.  We […]

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Bilic gives injury update

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has confirmed that Manuel Lanzini and  Aaron Cresswell will be out for another week but Mark Noble has returned to the squad after suffering a minor toe injury. He also confirmed Kouyate will be out for a longer period adding not long but long enough. Speaking to WHUFC.com Slav said: […]

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Explaining the £100m of West Ham debt

West Ham co-owner David Sullivan’s comments that the club is still £100m  have caused some confusion with Hammers supporters. He told Jim White on Talksport “It’s a difficult one because we’re not a bottomless pit. We still have to balance the books and we still have £100million of debt.” Many still believed the board promised […]

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Bilic: “I don’t expect any more ‘exciting’ signings”

Slaven Bilic has declared he doesn’t expect any more exciting West Ham signing in the current transfer window. He told the official site:“I don’t expect any more ‘exciting’ signings because you don’t want to be overbooked in certain positions. You have to respect your players and those who are number two, because you don’t want […]

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Let’s give Sakho a last chance

There’s been what I reckon is an unfair tendency to stick Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho in the same basket over the last 12 months or so. Ok, regular readers know I’m a huge fan of Sakho and the thought of the boy teaming up alongside Chicharito – given they both love to work defences […]

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Sakho to resume first team training on Monday

West Ham Co Chairman David Gold has revealed that Diafra Sakho should finally resume full training with the first team squad on Monday.  The Chairman messaged his Twitter followers on Sunday morning to say “Diafra Sakho should be back training with the first team on Monday. dg” Club staff say Sakho is fitter than anyone can […]

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Hammers could swap one Algerian midfielder for anther

According to French newspaper L’Equipe, Algerian international midfielder Ryad Boudebouz from Montpellier is being tracked by West Ham,  Newcastle, Lazio, Bayer Leverkusen, Sevilla FC and Besiktas. Despite his current unavailability until mid-August due to a knee injury,  Boudebouz is attracting interest from across Europe it is claimed. The 27-year-old had a successful season with Montpellier scoring 11 goals in 33 Ligue […]

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Hammers still have money to spend

Last week’s signing of Javier Hernandez for £16m has bought West Ham’s summer spending to £36m in transfer fees or up to £45m when you factor in signing-on bonuses and agent fees and potential add ons. However, the sale of  Havard Nordveit for a reported £8m, Enner Valencia for £7m, Darren Randolph for £4.5m, Ashley […]

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Bilic delivers his verdict

Slaven Bilic was a satisfied but not entirely happy man after the 2-2 draw against Werder Bremen this afternoon. In what was the best display fo pre-season so far there were many plusses but Slav knows there are things that need correcting ahead of Old Trafford. He said: “It was a good game of football and […]

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From McCarthy To Zaza: The Plight Of Gold And Sullivan’s Striker Signings: Part Five

Last week we touched on the unflattering attacking duo of Enner Valencia and Nene, but who will be the latest additions to our infamous list of the worst David Gold and David Sullivan attacking signings in their time in East-London. Nikica Jelavic Former Everton forward Nikica Jelavic was one of four signings made by new manager Slaven Bilic on deadline day of the summer 2015 transfer window. Jelavic was signed as a free-agent for…

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Chicharito ready as bar set as high as it gets

Javier Hernandez is ready to ensure David Sullivan’s words come true by proving himself a Hammers legend. The co chairman set the bar as high as it can go be declaring that Chicharito is potentially the best player to ever come to the club. Hernandez, 29, said: “It gives [me] a lot of confidence. The […]

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Sakho linked with Fenerbahce interest

Turkish club Fenerbahce have been linked to possible interest to West Ham striker Diafra Sakho.  A report in Fantik claims the Turkish outfit has offered his services by representatives.  West Ham signed Sakho from French side FC Metz in August 2014 for £3.5m rising to £4.25m with add-ons. His basic wages at the time were just […]

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Rice the star as Hammers miss out in Germany

Werder Bremen 1 Irons 0 The Irons slumped to their first defeat of pre-season in Germany but the real story of the night was the emergence of a new young star in the shape of Declan Rice. Despite a lack lustre first half in which the Germans took the lead through Eggestein, the seven young Hammers […]

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Hammers News: Chicharito targeting success and Carroll is up to his old tricks

Chicharito targeting success Our new-signing Javier Hernandez is aiming for a long and successful period with us, as he revealed in his first interview since joining from Bayer Leverkusen. The former Manchester United forward was keen to express his want to gain a victory at his old-stamping ground Old Trafford when we face Jose Mourinho’s men on the opening day of next season. “Chicharito” had this to say …

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Newcastle offers keeper swap

Newcastle United could be about to re-enter talks to sign West Ham goalkeeper Adrian claims the Newcastle Chronicle today. Rafa Benitez is understood to have identified the 30-year-old goalkeeper as a player who can challenge for the number 1 spot at St James’ Park next season. And the Chronicle claims that sources in London have […]

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‘We have a policy of buying players for now, not tomorrow’

West Ham Chairman David Sullivan went on Talksport radio this morning to speak to Jim White and former Hammer Tony Cottee about the transfer window for West Ham. Sullivan told White and Cottee “We have been working very long and very hard on them, eight days ago we had one deal in the bag with […]

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Where Are They Now? Foes Of The 2010/2011 Season: Part Four: Pablo Barrera

After exploring the main defensive culprit of our dreadful relegation in the form of Matthew Upson last week, this week, we look further forward to attack and more especially: Pablo Barrera. Who was this little-known Mexican winger? How did he help to make our torrid demise? And where is he now? A youthful Barrera started his career in his native Mexico with Mexico City based Primera Division Side Club Universidad …

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Poll: Where can West Ham finish in the league?

In the wake of recent signings of Joe Hart and Marko Arnautovic and the imminent arrival of Javier Hernandez where do you think West Ham could finish in the Premier League league table this season? Jose Mourinho said last week “I am thinking about West Ham for the first match of the Premier League. They […]

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West Ham Jota rumours denied by Brentford

West Ham have been made odds on overnight favourites at 1/2 to sign Jota from Brentford despite being a 10/1 chance just a few days ago. West Ham are listed at 1/2 with Newcastle 5/1, Burnley and Derby 16/1 Swansea and Huddersfield 25/1 and Everton, Brighton, Nottingham Forest at Leicester City at 33/1. He is listed […]

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Another Mexican star linked with West Ham move

Mexican journalist Martín del Palacio who works out of Spain has got the Internet transfer rumour machine in overdrive this weekend after he suggested that Javier Hernandez would not be the only Mexican to join West Ham this summer. He tweeted  “Javier Hernandez will not be the only Mexican joining West Ham. On Monday, you will […]

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West Ham hope to tie up £24m deal for Marko Arnautovic

West Ham hope to complete a deal for Marko Arnautovic from Stoke on Friday after the forward undergoes a medical. The forward has agreed personal terms to move to the London Stadium.

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Hammers accept Randy bid

According to reports, West Ham goalkeeper Darren Randolph is poised to join Middlesbrough after they agreed on a £5m fee for his signature it is claimed this afternoon. Sports journalist Pete O’Rourke who broke the news says the player will now undergo a medical before the transfer is completed. A report yesterday suggested West Ham rejected £3.5m […]

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Bayern Leverkusen want £17.7m for Chicharito

Bayern Leverkusen are reported to want 20 million Euros which converts to around £17.7m for their top striker Javier Hernandez claims German newspaper BILD today. The newspaper says West Ham and Chicharito have already agreed on personal terms on a deal believed to worth up to  £145,000 per week to the player but West Ham’s offer […]

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Premier Sports TV pulls ‘live’ plug on Hammers

Premier Sports TV has let down thousands of Hammers fans looking forward to watching tomorrow evening’s game against Fulham from Austria. The minor TV channel made a great marketing ploy out of the fact that they would be showing all our pre-season games including the London derby gathering many subscribers among our fan base as […]

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Javier Hernandez could leave Bayer Leverkusen

He has been linked with a potential £13million move to West Ham and, with just a year left on his contract, Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller has admitted the Mexican may be allowed to leave.

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