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£450,000 wasted in London Stadium sponsorship failure

Nearly £450,000 of taxpayers’ money has been spent trying to find a sponsor for the London Stadium home but a backer has yet to be found. The stadium’s owner, the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC), has been accused by the BBC of wasting cash in its search for a naming rights partner with a sponsorship […]

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Rice contract update

West Ham are continuing their efforts to sort a deal out with Declan Rice’s new advisers ahead of the season. But if they can’t – having been talking over the last couple of weeks – they will wait until the turn of the year before trying again. Having appointed a new agent, Declan finds himself […]

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Anderson can’t wait to thank the boss

Felipe Anderson has landed in the east end and ready to help drive the Hammers onwards and upwards. But in particular he badly wants to meet the boss for the first time and thank him personally for the faith that he has shown in him by ensuring he got the switch from Lazio he wanted. […]

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Report: Hammers receive loan bid for Pedro Obiang

According to a report from the Italian media outlet Serie A club Atalanta have made an approach to sign West Ham midfielder Pedro Obiang.   Bergamo Corriere Della Sera claims that the 26-year-old Spaniard is a key target for Serie A side Atalanta. The Italian club have allegedly made an initial loan offer of €1 million (£890,000), with a […]

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Pellegrini’s approach to formations

Manuel Pellegrini has displayed a clear preference for the 4-2-2-2 formation throughout his career although it is often mistaken as a 4-4-2. His teams hold a fairly deep defensive line. He prefers two big, strong and solid centre-backs with two defensive midfielders in front of them to provide a sold shield. Pellegrini likes his teams […]

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Mad Mike’s pleads: ‘Don’t be the new Matt Jarvis Felipe’

Mike’s back after all the excitement and is as overjoyed as any of us with what’s going on at our club. He’s thrilled with the new signings but reckons Armolenko could be a bit of a Scrabble nightmare and adds that but for the fact “it’s not” Fabian Balbuena would at one time have been […]

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Furious Irons say Arnie rumour “100% untrue”

Reports that Marko Arnautovic is being hawked around Serie A clubs have this afternoon been condemned by the Irons who have made it clear the Hammers ‘top man’ is 100 per cent not for sale under any circumstances.” For the second tome this summer the Hammer of last season is being linked with a move […]

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Irons fans give verdict on 2018/19 finishing position

A big majority of happy Hammers fans reckon the club are destined to finish in either seventh or eighth position this season. With the summer spending all but over there’s huge optimism that this time real progress is on the cards at the London Stadium. ClaretandHugh’s latest poll asked where the supporters though we would […]

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London Stadium consultants rake in thousands

Consultants employed by London Stadium owner London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) are raking in thousands while the stadium continues to make massive losses. Last year, LLDC appointed a retail restructuring consultant called Alan Fort to be the Stadium’s Chief Restructuring Officer. A freedom of information request from Claret and Hugh has revealed his contract with the stadium […]

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Masuaku can see the next level

Arthur Masuaku was chuffed to get 90 minutes under his belt on Saturday against Wycombe Wanderers declaring: “I’m the kind of player who the more I play the more I feel good in my body and my stamina. “Me and Pedro (Obiang)  played the whole game, so hopefully I can keep going in this way and […]

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In Pellegrini we must trust

The signing of Felipe Anderson and Fabian Balbuena this weekend completes an incredible summer of transfers for West Ham which has left many rival Premier League supporters jealous and envious. The seven signings mean the Hammers have committed to spend over £100m in transfer, signing-on and agent fees which is breaks all the records for our club. Some […]

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Pelle: Irons support is unbelievable

Manuel Pellegrini continues to be happy with the Hammers build-up to the new season. The victory over Wycombe Wanderers may not have been the most impressive but that is not the central issue as far as the manager is concerned. He explained to www.whufc.com: “The pre-season games are useful for what we  need in this moment, […]

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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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Video: Gonzo to the rescue after Wycombe stream failure

Claret and Hugh’s big mate Gonzo has stepped into the breach to give an after match report on the game at Wycombe Wanderers this afternoon. With the club’s ‘live stream’ proving a dead loss Gonz has put together a ten minute video which tells you all you need to know about the events at Adams […]

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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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Fabian Balbuena is a Hammer

Fabian Balbuena is now a Hammer. This photo from inside the London Stadium taken yesterday proves it. Posted by a Paraguayan radio station Centro al Área  on Twitter his morning it says “FABIÁN BALBUENA is officially a new WEST HAM UNITED player” The 26-year-old Centre Back was the captain of the Brazilian side Corinthians until West Ham […]

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Antonio exit may be on hold after Carroll injury

Andy Carroll’s not unexpected injury issue may have thrown a different perspective on Michail Antonio’s position at the club. It’s been widely speculated that the former Hammer of the Year will be on his way this summer with Palace favourites to grab him. But the Carroll news means that we are now down to two […]

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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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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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Pellegrini hoping for more transfers

Manuel Pellegrini has made it clear to the fans that the hammers ain’t done yet in the summer transfer market. The manager – in welcoming latest signing Andriy Armolenko to the club has sent a message that hopefully there are more players on the way during this extraordinary summer. r. He said:  “He (Yarmolenko) is a […]

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These are extraordinary Irons moments – relish them!

It’s almost impossible to believe the business West Ham have been doing since the summer started. The massive and still key arrival was manager Manuel Pellegrini on £10 million  a year deal and we have to accept that everything that’s followed has been as a result of the Chilean agreeing to take over at the […]

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Anderson at Heathrow PIC

Here’s what’s claimed to be the first picture of Felipe Anderson arriving at Heathrow tonight ahead of what now appears to be a certain switch from Lazio to  West Ham United. It has been produced by the  @WestHamSocial twitter account. We understand that the deal has now been all but nailed down and is likely […]

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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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Carroll and Reid in major injury setbacks

Andy Carroll and Winston Reid have joined Manuel Lanzini as long term Hammers injury victims which will see them both out of action for a minimum of three months. Head of Medical Richard Collinge told the official site: “Andy played and scored in Sunday’s match but is still reporting some discomfort in his ankle and […]

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Report: Anderson enters work permit territory

Felipe Anderson at last appears to be on his way to the Hammers following a report in the Daily Mail that the Lazio forward is the subject of a work permit appeal by the club. We have been involved in stop/start talks with the Italian outfit for the past month but it now seems there […]

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