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Arsene Wenger: ‘We didn’t need Payet’

Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal scouted Dimitri Payet but they decided they didn’t need him as they had a number of existing creative attacking players and his age put them off. Wenger now claims Arsenal looked at Payet too but opted not to sign him due to the attacking talents already at the club. “I […]

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Irons study tour options

West Ham have told ClaretandHugh that a pre-season tour of the United States is a real  possibility but that they are also exploring other options. Reports arose yesterday with our pals at kumb.com that the club has provisionally booked friendlies against Houston Dynamo and Seattle Sounders, both of whom feature in the MLS (Major League Soccer). […]

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Byram looks for rapid return

Sam Byram is desperate to play a part in what he admits is a “difficult run in.” The young defender has been out of action with suspension, injury and being cup tied admitting  “This injury which has dragged out longer than I’d have liked, it has been a long and annoying time. “I think I’m […]

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£50 million Payet valuation – the fans respond

ClaretandHugh has learned that the Hammers will want a minimum of £50 million should any club launch a bid this summer. Since CandH published the story it has been repeated in the UK and national press but how have the fans responded to the club’s position. Here’s what some of the CandH followers have had […]

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Video: West Ham IFC get a helping hand

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Byram and Collins to return to training

Sam Byram and James Collins will return to full training on Thursday or Friday this week. Head of Medical and Sports Science Stijn Vandenbroucke gave his latest update on WHUFC.com Stijn said “There is not much to say this week, thankfully, as we didn’t pick up any new injuries against Crystal Palace and we are […]

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Claret OS seats replacement progressing well

This latest photo from inside the former Olympic Stadium shows works are progressing in adding thousands of Claret seats in the London 2012 shard pattern to replace the previous black seats. Claret and Hugh understands that West Ham is footing the multi-million pound bill to swap out the seats.  The new Claret and Blue seats […]

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Shock jock baits West Ham fans on twitter

Radio shock jock, Adrian Durham has been winding up West Ham fans from his official twitter account. To get a reaction Durham tweeted: “So, because West Ham got the Olympic Stadium on the cheap, refs are refusing to give them penalties. Glad we cleared that up.” After getting some abuse on twitter he went on to […]

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Unbelievable call from Mr Richard Keys

Now I know Richard Keys is a total numptie but a tweeted suggestion of his this morning beats all. We perhaps need to bear in mind this is the same Keys who was ‘calling’ West Ham’s progress under Slaven Bilic during the early part of the season. He regularly reminded us that we were very […]

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Sakho fit and ready for action on Saturday

Diafa Sakho caused wide spread speculation and concern on social media yesterday after he failed to turn up for a planned media event at the Lakeside shopping centre club store. The club were forced to announce that “Due to unforeseen circumstances Diafra Sakho is unable to attend today’s Lakeside Store appearance. The Club would like to […]

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Planning permission for OS West Ham signs refused

Planning permission for four illuminated signs spelling out the words ‘West Ham United’ at the former Olympic Stadium have been refused by the planning authority although no reason has been given why. Planning documentation was submitted back in February to erect four large illuminated sign reading “West Ham United” with letters 3 metres high. Each new […]

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Antonio sends a Payet warning

Michail Antonio has taken a leaf out of Alan Pardew’s book by warning defenders to give no free kicks away around their box given the ‘Payet Factor.’ The French international has found the net five times in ten games from set pieces and at the weekend against the south Londoners found the top corner despite […]

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Bonzo and Sir Trev honoured at Arsenal game

The Irons clash against Arsenal at lunchtime on Saturday is being celebrated as a Bill Bonds and Trevor Brooking match. And ClaretandHugh’s associate editor Sean Whetstone remembers the two legends in a special article recalling his own memories of the wonderful ‘old lady.’ The pair will be  joined at Upton Park the likes of Phil […]

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Fortress Boleyn sets home record

West Ham holds the best home unbeaten record in all four divisions in England. The Hammers have not been beaten at the Boleyn Ground for 227 days and that will increase to 230 days by the time we play Arsenal at Saturday lunchtime. Two Premier League defeats last August at home saw us lose 2-1 […]

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Video: Farewell to Boleyn short film

Media student Charles Gamble’s short film about Mark Noble’s testimonial together with a farewell to the Boleyn tour. Share This:

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West Ham striker joins Ipswich

West Ham Academy striker Jordan Brown was a trialist for Ipswich Under 21’s in a 2-1 win over Barnsley youngsters. 19 year old Brown is out of contract at the end of the season and he has been told  by West Ham he will not be offered new terms, having joined the Hammers academy from […]

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Hammers back diabetes awareness

On the eve of World Health Day Diabetes UK are calling on men of all ages to go online to find out their risk of Type 2 diabetes, with the support of members of West Ham first squad and former Academy director Tony Carr MBE. e are urging more men to use the Diabetes UK Know […]

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Diafra Sakho goes AWOL

Diafra Sakho has pulled out of a planned event at the club store in Lakeside at 2.30pm this afternoon for reasons unknown. The club were forced the post a tweet on their official twitter account after the event had already started saying: “Due to unforeseen circumstances Diafra Sakho is unable to attend today’s Lakeside Store […]

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West Ham fans crash the wrestling

West Ham fans seem to get everywhere, they are often spotted on TV during Formula one races, the Tour de France, Cricket matches and World Darts championships The latest event is Wrestling where eagle-eyed fans spotted West Ham supporters wearing Hammers shirts and holding up a green ‘We’ve got Payet’ sign.  The fans were televised […]

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Martinez nears West Ham announcement

Antonio Martinez is nearing his announcement as the latest signing for West Ham.  The 18-year-old starlet from Valencia, who has scored 100 goals in the last four seasons can be seen here at West Ham posing with a young fan. The news should come as little surprise after West Ham Chairman, David Sullivan confirmed as […]

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Kouyate relief but Irons wonder what’s going on

Top West Ham insiders were left relieved but puzzled when Cheik Kouyate’s sending off against Crystal Palace was turned over by the Football Association this afternoon (Tues). The immediate reaction from on of our top insider was “Thank God for that but you have to wonder what’s going on don’t you? “We have now had […]

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Kouyate red card decision

Cheik Koutyate’s red card has been rescinded. A statement from the Football Association reads: An Independent Regulatory Commission has today [Tuesday 5 April 2016] upheld a wrongful dismissal claim in relation to West Ham United’s Cheikhou Kouyate. The player, who was dismissed for serious foul play during the game against Crystal Palace on Saturday [2 […]

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The price of Payet revealed!

Any club wanting to get Dimi Payet out of West Ham will need to find a MINIMUM fee of £50 million a year whilst offering the player £200,000 a week over four years. Although the suggestion that Real Madrid and Barcelona could be locked in a tug of war for Dimi this summer has only […]

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Poll result: Should technology be introduced?

West Ham fans have voted overwhelmingly in favour of new technology being introduced after a series of hugely controversial refereeing decisions. The Hammers will have to appeal Chek Kouyate’s red card after what appears to be another against Crystal Palace. And afterwards David Gold called for technology telling ClaretandHugh: “Nobody wants to see this and it […]

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Exclusive video: The match day experience as we go inside the Boleyn…from train to press conference

ClaretandHugh and Hammers Chat’s top man Gonzo gives you the FULL match-day experience with totally exclusive footage from train to Boleyn press conferences. We were kindly invited by the club to record some exclusive footage from international fans day and are delighted to bring this to you. It’s a video that really reflects the highs and […]

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Payet linked with Barcelona and Real Madrid

Dimitri Payet is at the centre of interest from Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid. The 29-year-old  has been being involved in 25 Hammers goals so far and has shown beyond a doubt he is the best free kick taker in the world at the moment. The story says that Real Madrid and Barcelona are […]

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