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New arrivals may not be quite over

West Ham’s major transfer business has been done as we reported over the weekend but don’t be surprised if one or two more players appear before transfer deadline day. Manuel Pellegrini is still taking a good look at his squad and we are hearing that a couple of fringe players and a back up striker […]

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What happened to Financial Fair Play

We haven’t heard a lot about Financial Fair Play in recent years and there is a reason for it. In 2016 Premier League clubs have voted to continue their Short-Term Cost Control (STCC) rules; their name for Financial Fair play.  The updated rules came into effect from the 2016/17 season and apply for a three-year duration. Clubs […]

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Novelty wears thin for London Stadium

The novelty value for Athletics at the London Stadium appears to be wearing extremely thin as less than 30,000 fans attended the Athletics 2018 World Cup over the weekend. Organisers were hoping to attract the capacity 56,000 but struggled to sell tickets on a weekend that clashed with Wimbledon and the FIFA World Cup. Pictures from […]

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Keepers to battle it out for number one spot

Adrian has been told by Manual Pellegrini there will be no automatic number one keeper choice despite forking out over £7m for former Swansea keeper Łukasz Fabiański. Adrian has been told to fight for his place and that form will dictate who starts in between the sticks. Fabiański remains on holiday after finishing his international duty with Poland […]

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Video: West Ham’s gone mental – don’t miss this!

uite honestly West Ham has simply gone mental. And in this video, Gonzo speaks of his astonishment at the things that have been going on at the club this summer. World class manager? transfer record smashed by a distance and so much more – this really is not what we are used to at our […]

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Arnie’s London-bound flight from Milan explained

Whenever we see a picture of a footballer jumping on a plane somewhere it’s a reflex reaction to assume that he may be on the move somewhere! When he’s West Ham’s top player and he is seen boarding an aircraft from Milan where his agent/brother is based then it’s easy for two and two to […]

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Pelle makes his mind up on Cresswell

Manuel Pellegrini has finalised his defensive reinforcement plans and has decided that Aaron Creswell has a big part to play in his plans this season. The left back was thought by some to be uncertain with the arrival of the new boss but ClaretandHugh has learned that the former Hammer of the Year is the […]

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Felipe Anderson – The Finances

West Ham will invest up to £75m in their club record signing Felipe Anderson over the next four years. The Hammers smashed the club record by paying €41m (£36.2m) to Lazio for the attacking midfielder with a further €6m (£5.3m) in potential add-ons. Another €5m (£4.5m) was spent on agents fees bringing the total to […]

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Hammers in no rush to sell

West Ham are in no rush to get rid of any players this summer after guaranteeing a new near £50 million overdraft limit for player purchases. Instead the club will be intent to wait for decisions from Manuel Pellegrini on the likes of Michail Antonio, Pedro Obiang, Cheik Kouyate, Sam Byram and Jordan Hugill. David […]

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Felipe Anderson spotted out with David Luiz

West Ham seventh signing Felipe Anderson has been spotted out dining with David Luiz causing some to speculate that Chelsea is preparing a late bid for the 25 year old Brazilian winger from Lazio.  However, there should be no concern as Anderson has already signed his West Ham contract so if the new Chelsea wanted him […]

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Goal and Highlights: Wycombe v Irons

The Hammers are on their way with a first victory of pre-season over Wycombe Wanderers. And here you can catch up with the highlights and of course Mark Arnautovich’s winner at Adams Park. As suggested by Gonzo in his post match video report new boy Andriy Yarmolenko looks to be an exciting prospect and showed […]

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Hammers fans left sunk by unwatchable ‘stream’

Those looking forward to watching the Hammers first semi competitive match against Wycombe Wanderers via a club You Tube stream this afternoon were  sunk . There are bad streams, awful streams and then there was this excuse for a broadcast which saw extensive buffering throughout the first half. Eventually the entire thing started again from […]

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West Ham v Wycombe Wanderers team news

Manuel Pellegrini starts against Wycombe Wanderers at Adams Park with a lineup of Adrian, Zabaleta, Diop, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Noble. Obiang, Cullen, Snodgrass, Yarmolenko and Arnautovic Subs bench is Trott, Oxford, Rice, Byram, Coventry, Fernandes, Samuelson, Haksabanovic, Holland and Hugill. Injury news:  Jack Wilshere is not match fit such yet as he is one week behind […]

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Hammers ‘live’ stream from Wycombe

Arnie set to return Manuel Pellegrini takes the squad into their first pre-season friendly on home soil when we take on Wycombe Wanderers this afternoon. And the match can be watched live via the Club’s YouTube channel and whufc.com and also featuring a match live via a matchday blog on whufc.com. Beyond that updates will be available […]

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Pellegrini’s new look team

The signing of Felipe Anderson and Fabian Balbuena brings the total number of summer signings under Manuel Pellegrini to seven with Ryan Fredericks, Lukasz Fabianski, Issa Diop, Jack Wilshere and Andriy Yarmelenko already in the Hammers squad. We could be looking at an unrecognisable lineup when we face Liverpool on Sunday 12th August. Pellegrini is […]

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West Ham make sixth and seventh summer signings

Felipe Anderson and Fabian Balbuena are both West Ham players after completing deals yesterday evening and will be announced soon by the club. Anderson completed a record club deal worth around £46m and that should be announced as early as today by the club.  Anderson obtained his work permit earlier this week and agreed personal terms […]

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London Stadium agent mystery solved

Football agent Adriano Spadoto caused speculation on social media that free agent Bernard was about to join West Ham after the agent posted photos inside the London Stadium tonight. However, Spadoto was at the Stadium this evening as part of team Anderson as the Brazilian completes his deal in a club record £46m transfer. Club […]

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West Ham sixth signing is imminent

The cat is out of the bag again as the club plan to announce their sixth signing of the summer in the form of centre-back Fabian Balbuena. West Ham Italy on Twitter posted a photo inside the London Stadium club store of two shirts with the name Balbuena on the back as they prepare for their next announcement. […]

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Hammers increase overdraft to fund player purchases

West Ham has arranged a £45m overdraft to help fund down payments The club on summer signings. When Felipe Anderson and Fabian Balbuena join West Ham would have committed to spend up to £100m with the first year’s transfer down payment and agent fees of around £30m paid upfront. The club borrowed £25m last season of […]

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London Stadium upgrades CCTV system

London Stadium is undergoing an upgrade of their CCTV system to Dallmeier Panomera security cameras. In the Newham Safety Advisory Board minutes from April, it was revealed that there were some issues with a fibre cable and the legacy CCTV was down for a very short time during the Burnley game last season when troubles flared.  The old […]

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Andy Carroll suffers malicious false rumours

Andy Carroll has suffered malicious false rumours on social media in how he has suffered his latest injury blow. Verified Instagram and Twitter accounts are falsely claiming the 29-year-old West Ham striker ruptured his ACL after falling off a balcony in Switzerland while sneaking back into his hotel room after curfew. Club insiders have confirmed the rumour is 100% […]

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Cancelling Carroll’s contract achieves absolutely nothing

Andy Carroll’s incredible injury woes have again given rise to the cry among many for his contract to be cancelled! It’s a natural emotional knee jerk reaction with people fed up that he is never available and he doesn’t help himself when saying things like: “I hope I get a full pre-season ” following the […]

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World Cup at the London Stadium this weekend

The 2018 Athletics World Cup will be held at the London Stadium this Saturday and Sunday. The competition format features all field and track events up to and including the 1500m will star the world’s eight leading athletics nations over those disciplines: USA, Great Britain & Northern Ireland, Poland, China, Germany, France, Jamaica and South […]

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Very early days but is this the line up as it stands?

I may be a little early with this piece bearing in mind that Felipe Anderson is still a couple of days away and according to the manager there could well be more players arriving at the club. But with five new faces on board it’s an interesting exercise to trying working out the sort of […]

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Hammers to return to the UK

The West Ham squad will fly back from Switzerland later today after their first Summer training camp at Bad Ragaz under Manuel Pellegrini comes to an end. After landing back in the UK later today the players will be transported to a hotel in Marlow where they will stay overnight before Saturday’s pre-season friendly.  The Hammers face […]

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Hammers in a big work permit hurry

West Ham tied up Felipe Anderson’s work permit in double quick time yesterday wanting absolutely no delays once – as expected – the deal to bring him in from Lazio is finalised over the weekend. The club is now confident is will complete what us set to be the record signing by a distance and […]

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