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Hammers Star Defender Reveals Secrets Behind Consistent Season

West Ham United defender Angelo Ogbonna has spoken out about the impressive season that he is enjoying in East London, ahead of the club’s Premier League trip to face Liverpool and their frightening attack at Anfield. In an exclusive Interview with West Ham’s Official Club Website, the former Italian International had this to say about staying fit and on the top of his game over the last few months. “I feel very good, when I am fit I am prepared to play…

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Hungry Hugill Sends Out Bold Message To Premier League Defenders

West Ham United striker and new signing Jordan Hugill has stated his excitement at the prospect of battling it out with some of the Premier League’s best defenders over these next few months. The “old-fashioned” forward joined on January Transfer Deadline Day from Preston North End for an undisclosed fee, Preston’s record outgoing, believed to be around £10 million. In a light-hearted question and answer video posted on West Ham’s Official Website last…

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Cometh The Hour Cometh The Man: Marcus Browne

There has been plenty of hype surrounding all manner of different West Ham United Academy stars in the past few years, but very little of it like that associated with young midfielder Marcus Browne. However, the media and supporter attention has somewhat died down during the 2017/2018 campaign, largely due to the starlet suffering from a string of different injury problems which also plagued him at the back end of last season. Undoubtedly, another …

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Of Noble Mice and Risen Men

John Steinbeck, in 1937, told the tale of George Milton & Lennie Small who searched for toil in the days of the Great Depression in the United States. Theirs was a friendship that nurtured a brotherhood and undying loyalty to each other until the day came where one would meet his fate for deadly transgressions but lacking intent of purpose. Mark Noble has led our club with grace, desire and passion…and what he lacked in pace and raw talent, he has …

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Snodgrass And Villa Dealt Promotion Blow As Makasi’s Plymouth Continue Remarkable Run

It’s that time of the week once again, time to check in with West Ham United’s various different loan stars to see how they’ve been getting on at their various different clubs over the last seven days, this week, Robert Snodgrass’ Aston Villa tasted rare disappointment and Moses Makasi experienced double delight with Plymouth Argyle, plus much, much more. Robert Snodgrass (Aston Villa) Off the back of a winning streak of seven in the Sky Bet Championship, the Scottish winger and…

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Early Pask Strike Sees Young Hammers Topple PL2 League Leaders

A rare goal from the unlikeliest of sources in West Ham United Development Squad centre-back Josh Pask was enough to give Terry Westley’s men a shock victory away at high-flyers Liverpool in the Premier League 2 Division 1 on Saturday afternoon. The game’s only strike came in only the third minute of the affair, Pask getting himself on the end of a Marcus Browne delivery to beat Caoimhin Kelleher between the sticks and give his team …

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Where Are They Now? Lionel Scaloni

Argentine defender Lionel Scaloni was one of a rare and special few South Americans to wear the colours of West Ham United, doing so for a mere few months during the 2005/2006 campaign. But, how did he manage to make it into the club’s history books? Why did his spell in East London come to an impromptu end? And more importantly, where is he now? Lionel Scaloni Born in the Rosario region of Argentina in the year of 1978, a …

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Who Will Swoop 2017/2018 Hammer Of The Year? Five Strong Candidates

With the annual West Ham United Player Awards a mere three months away, it’s now time to check out some of the main candidates for the night’s showcase award, the Hammer of the Year, there are some old favourites and some new unlikely names too. Pablo Zabaleta The veteran full-back arrived from Manchester City in the summer on a free Transfer and was expected to play second fiddle to his younger colleague at right-back…

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Moore Than Just a Podcast – Lynsey Hooper Interview

This week on Moore Than Just A Podcast, Luke Glanville is joined by Premier League Productions Reporter, Offside Rule Podcast Host and Wolves supporter Lynsey Hooper to discuss everything from Premier League and Championship comparisons to the ongoing tenure of David Moyes at West Ham. The post Moore Than Just a Podcast – Lynsey Hooper Interview appeared first on Moore Than Just A Club .

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It Is Time To Tango!

The war party drums get louder and louder. The crowd inhales in desperation and exhales in utter frustration. The movers and shakers deflect…and the masses congregate to urge their soldiers on whilst being riddled with internal dissenters…and the fans haven’t even gone to the match yet! If we could only close our eyes and dream of better days and fortunes found, to rid ourselves of such absurdity and beckon footballing purity. Ultimately we are to be one voice who loyally…

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Young Hammers Travel To Merseyside For Key PL2 Clash With Liverpool

In the 18th round of matches of the 2017/2018 PL2 Division 1 campaign, Terry Westley’ West Ham United Development Squad make the tricky trip to face off with Neil Critchley’s Liverpool Development Squad in an intriguing top six matchup. The young Reds go into the affair off the back of a disappointing Premier League Cup defeat at the hands of Bristol City, while the young Hammers were able to get a draw from their last outing at home…

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Welcome Patrice! Here Are A few Of The Great West Ham Left-Backs

Patrice Evra joins a long list of great Left Backs who have represented the Hammers here are a few of the best to wear the claret and blue through the years: Julian Dicks 1988-1993 & 1994-1999 326 Apps The Former Assistant Manager was first signed by John Lyall for £300,000 in 1988 and after a slow start quickly established himself as both a first team regular and a fans favourite. A cultured left-back whose combative nature perhaps…

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Birthday Boy Lanzini Gives West Ham United Much-Needed Injury Boost

West Ham United yesterday issued a positive update on the current injury situation of midfield playmaker Manuel Lanzini, on the day that he turned 25 years of age. The Argentina International has been missing since the side’s 1-1 Premier League home draw with AFC Bournemouth at the London Stadium last month when he pulled up in the second period with a hamstring knock. But, he was back in East London last Saturday afternoon watching David …

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The fascinating story of the other Upton Park

The Upton Park area of London has had close links with West Ham ever since the club moved to the Ground in 1904. Thanks to the statue of West Ham’s 3 World Cup players the area maintains a lasting monument to its contribution to what remains English Football’s greatest achievement. Hurst, Moore and Peters were not the first players from the area to earn international silverware that honour goes to players of …

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People Are Strange When You’re a Stranger!

People are strange when you’re a stranger, faces look ugly when you’re alone. Women seem wicked when you’re unwanted, streets are uneven when you’re down. – The Doors There is a kind of virtual insanity that is spreading throughout the West Ham United fanbase and it is growing in intensity as each day passes. The alienation that many fans are feeling has been fuelled by comments and actions from the club owners over a period of time…

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Classic Match: Volume Eighteen: Blackburn Rovers 1-5 West Ham United February 2016

In the 18th Volume of our Classic Match series, we delve deep into the archives once more to relive a West Ham United memorable encounter from down the years with you, this time around ahead of the weekend’s Emirates FA Cup Fifth-Round action, it’s a famous outing in Football’s oldest competition. Cast your minds back to the late winter of 2016, “Seven Years” by Lukas Graham was at the very…

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Happy Days Are Here Again

It’s going to be a beautiful weekend. The sun’s gonna shine, the sky will be blue. I think I’m going to head to the gym, pop into the supermarket on the way back home, make myself a gourmet fry up, potter in the garden, then on the pop for the rest of the day. Yes sireee it’s going to be a great weekend. ‘Why is it going to be so…

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Throwback Thursday: 2012: Love Is in the Air at the Boleyn Ground

In this week’s edition of our weekly Throwback segment, we hear from Jack, 30 and a lifelong West Ham United fan and Season Ticket holder about a special Valentines’ Day table for two in a very unlikely place. “Around six years ago I can vividly remember a February like no other, the big day was fast-approaching, and I had run out of ideas of what I might get my beloved girlfriend Beth. By the …

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Two Scoops of Kiwi Ice Cream Please!

When Winston Reid left his native New Zealand at the age of 10 years old, few would have thought that he would have become the player he is today, to be held in such high regard by players and fans alike. When he moved to Denmark and began to make waves within the Danish footballing system, it became apparent that this lad had the potential for great things and a brilliant footballing career. He joined FC Midtjylland in 2005 in a professional…

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Young Hearts and Old Parts

On love lost days and ale massacred nights, a fan dreams of towering spires and getaways to neighbouring European host cities. For that was the journey we were supposed to venture and that was our story yet to be told. Instead West Ham are clinging onto mid table obscurity, precariously teetering before our fate takes us down or hoists us upwards to reach the skies. The next five fixtures may determine whether we should be in a fight until the very …

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Hammers Boss Moyes Praises Up New Signing Veteran Evra

West Ham United manager David Moyes has heaped praise of the newest member of his squad, 36-year-old former Manchester United full-back Patrice Evra. The former French International ad free-agent was signed last week, days after the conclusion of a frustrating January Transfer Window for the club, signing on a short-term deal. Speaking in his Press Conference before the Premier League win over Watford at Rush Green Training Ground last…

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Nous sons Les Miserables! 

Please allow me to introduce myself. I’m a man of wealth and taste. I’ve been around for a long, long years. Stole many a man’s soul and faith – Sympathy For The Devil – Rolling Stones. Ah yes, those unforgettable lyrics from Messrs Jagger and Richards were penned in 1968 and who knew that they would have the mirrored pertinence today and for all of our mighty woes? Whilst we continue to struggle on the field of play, we are continuously bombarded…

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The Hammers Loan Report: Snodgrass Continues Promotion March As Martinez Makes Valladolid Debut

It’s that time of the week once again that we check in with West Ham United’s various different loan stars both in Britain and across Europe, this time around, it would be another successful weekend for Robert Snodgrass’ Aston Villa and many young stars would make their bows for their new clubs. Robert Snodgrass (Aston Villa) In the wake of defeating Burton Albion at home last weekend, it would be a very special outing …

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Matchday Twenty-Seven’s Premier League Review: Super City March On As Hammers Down Hornets

In the wake of yet another highly-entertaining weekend of Premier League action Matchday Twenty-Seven to be more precise, it’s not time to take you back through all of the action from the last few days, as Pep Guardiola’s League leaders extended the gap at the top of the table and David Moyes’ West Ham United got back to winning ways. Game Week 27 was kick-off in style at Wembley on Saturday lunchtime when the North London derby rolled…

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Late Browne Penalty Saves London Derby Point For Young Hammers

A second-half spot-kick from young West Ham United Development Squad midfielder Marcus Browne was enough to rescue Terry Westley’s men a draw in the Premier League 2 against Tottenham Hotspur at the Chigwell Construction Stadium yesterday evening. In an entertaining London derby, Keanan Bennetts did give Wayne Burnett’s visitors the lead early on, but Portuguese youngster Domingos Quina levelled things up a short while later in the Division 1 clash. The scores weren’t even for very long with Shilow Tracey putting the…

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Bowling for Collins Good

Could anyone ever claim faultless record or naive judgement yet still stand tall with arrogant eyes and shrouded souls? Would anyone venture to lead the line but fail in retreat and run from the hoards with a ravenous glare? Would any of us leave a fellow man, a long serving hero and a falling star still fighting to stay in hurly burly? I would be so bold to venture that most would not and …

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English Premier League Table

# Team P
1 Chelsea 22
2 Liverpool 21
3 Manchester City 20
4 West Ham United 17
5 Brighton & Hov… 15
6 Tottenham Hotspur 15
7 Manchester United 14
8 Everton 14
9 Leicester City 14
10 Arsenal 14
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 13
12 Brentford 12
13 Aston Villa 10
14 Watford 10
15 Crystal Palace 9
16 Southampton 8
17 Leeds United 7
18 Burnley 4
19 Newcastle United 4
20 Norwich City 2

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