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Player Ratings: West Ham United vs Newcastle United: Premier League Matchday Nineteen

Let’s take an in-depth look at player performance after the home defeat to Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United in Stratford, as David Moyes’ Hammers ended a run of three consecutive Premier League matches unbeaten. Adrian San-Miguel: 6/10 After three League clean sheets on the bounce, it would be a shaky afternoon for the Spaniard, who, rather unjustly for many, was on the end of most pointing fingers after the Magpies equalised early on. Adrian was criticised for…

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Main Talking Points: West Ham United vs Newcastle United: Premier League Matchday Nineteen

It’s now time to trawl back over some of the main causes of discussion in the wake of yesterday afternoon’s London Stadium defeat to Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United, as David Moyes lost his unbeaten home record in Claret & Blue. Hammers Defence Crumbles After Solid Form A run of three consecutive League clean sheets for the Claret & Blue back five duly came to an end with Saturday’s defeat, having shut out Chelsea, Arsenal…

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Premier League Roundup: City move 13 clear as Alan Shearer sees his record equalled

The Premier League eased into Christmas with very few shocks on Friday and Saturday. Liverpool and Arsenal played out a classic 3-3 draw at the Emirates. Liverpool sped into a 2-0 lead with goals from Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah before Arsenal stormed back after half-time to go 3-2 ahead. Alexis Sanchez, Granit Xhaka and Mesut Ozil looked like they’d given Arsenal all three points but Roberto Firmino scored Liverpool’s third to…

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Magic Magpies Earn Unlikely Victory In London Stadium Cracker

Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United picked up their first three points since mid-October with a dramatic 2-3 Premier League win away at David Moyes’ West Ham United yesterday afternoon. The hosts had originally taken the lead in the early stages as Marko Arnautovic netted, they were pegged back just minutes later as Henri Saivet curled in from a free-kick, with Mo Diame netting against his former side just after the break. Ghanaian formed Andre Ayew…

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Live Blog: West Ham United vs Newcastle United: Premier League Matchday 19 Live From The London Stadium

Goal for the away side, 1-3! 60: Masuaku does well to win a corner, a chance here. 59: The home fans are shellshocked by that miss, it’s the second penalty that the Hammers have squandered this season. 58: The first change of the afternoon sees Carroll replace Antonio, will he bag a goal against his former club. 57: The phrase to describe that is justice was done, the foul coming outside the area, however, that will be…

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Hammers Boss Moyes: “The Stuff About Sakho Was A Load Of Rubbish”

West Ham United Manager has played down rumours of a possible rift between him and Senegalese striker Diafra Sakho as he prepares his side to face Newcastle United at home in the Premier League tomorrow afternoon. Speaking in response questions about the situation with Sakho, during his Pre-Newcastle Press Conference at Rush Green Training Ground, which MooreThanJustAClub were lucky enough to attend, the Scotsman stated, “The stuff about Sakho, for …

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Podcast: West Ham Festivities, 2017/18 so far

This week on A Week In The World Of West Ham United, Luke welcomes Ciaran Judge onto the show to discuss all the goings-on of the last few months in this Christmas Special. The post Podcast: West Ham Festivities, 2017/18 so far appeared first on Moore Than Just A Club .

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Match Preview: West Ham United vs Newcastle United: Premier League Matchday Nineteen

In the nineteenth round of matches of the 2017/2018 Premier League campaign, Rafa Benítez’s Newcastle United visit East London to face off with David Moyes’ West Ham United, in yet another pivotal Relegation six-pointer. The hosts go into the clash fresh from a Carabao Cup defeat away at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday night, whereas, the Magpies were also on the losing side against the Gunners in their last outing, balancing the scales …

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10 Things you didn’t know about: Newcastle United

West Ham face Newcastle on Saturday to kick off a busy festive period in the Premier League. Here are 10 facts about our opponents this week: 1. Newcastle United was founded in 1892 by the merger of Newcastle East End and Newcastle West End, the club’s home ground has been St James’ Park since foundation. 2. Newcastle won the league 3 times in the first decade of the 20th Century in 1904-05, 1906-07 and 1908-09, they also reached 5 FA Cup finals in the period prior to the First World War…

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Classic Match: Volume Seven: West Ham United 3-1 Newcastle United September 2008

In the seventh edition of our Classic Match series, we dig deep in the archives to relive a clash from nine years ago against tomorrow’s visitors to the London Stadium in Newcastle United. Cast your minds back to the late summer of 2008, at the very top of the British Music Charts was “Sex on Fire” by Kings of Leon and the death of legendary American Actor Paul Newman star of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” was …

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Matchday Nineteen’s Premier League Preview: Crucial Clashes Galore In A Festive Feast Of Football

After a week of Carabao Cup action, the Premier League is back once more for the final Game Week before Christmas and what a two days of action it promises to be as Friday night serves up a top six Cracker and to Toon Army visit East London. Arsenal vs Liverpool (Friday 8 PM) To kick-off the short PL weekend, fans at the Emirates Stadium will be treated to what is arguably the game of…

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I’m the Boss: Quality needed to beat Benitez’s Boys

After Tuesdays night’s disappointing defeat to an under-strength Arsenal, it’s back to league business for the Hammers this Saturday and Newcastle are our visitors. Not many staked a claim to a starting berth on Tuesday but Lanzini’s suspension will necessitate a change in midfield. Masuaku was very good against Arsenal and Declan Rice was the only player to shine in an insipid performance against the Gunners. I really feel that Tuesday is an oppourtunity missed and …

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Can Moyes really save the season?

We all know what they say about not counting your chickens but no-one can deny that the initial signs are promising. After the truly dismal start to the season under Bilic where the most impressive feat was to be leading the way in negative goal difference, the win against Stoke was impressive, but not as spellbinding as the victory the week before against Chelsea. This certainly put an end to the theories that Moyes would …

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Live Blog: David Moyes’ Pre-Newcastle United Press Conference Live From Rush Green

1:25 PM: A mere five more minutes to wait for the Gaffer here, expected topics of discussion are expected to include team news ahead of tomorrow’s visit of the Magpies, recent developments involving striker Diafra Sakho and Wednesday’s defeat at the Emirates Stadium. 1:20 PM: We are being treated to Mulled Wine and Festive treats here in the Press Conference Room, thanks to Public Transport we are running a bit behind, but we now have…

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Throwback Thursday: 2010: When Christmas Came A Month Early At Upton Park

In this week’s edition of our weekly Throwback segment, we hear from Tom, 17 and a West Ham United Season Ticket holder about a very wintry night at Upton Park. “Born in East London at the turn of the Century, my parents moved me down to Kent when I was young for a quitter upbringing from the City that they had endured for their entire lives. But, one thing that remained in me and something that was passed down …

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Carabao Cup Review: The Quarter-Finals: Four Down Four Three To Go

It’s now time to look back at all the action from a thrilling Round of Quarter Final action from the English League Cup, as Arsene Wenger’s North Londoners booked their place in the semi-finals and Pep Guardiola’s Sky Blues just about managed the same, plus plenty more. Citizens Claim King Power Stadium Thriller In the first of Tuesday and Wednesday night’s encounters, two Premier League teams met at the King Power Stadium, to play out a memorable battler that …

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Where Are They Now?: Ravel Morrison

There was once a time in East London when the very whisper of the name “Ravel Morrison” would elicit all kinds of excitement, but things never quite panned out how the controversial young midfielder would have hoped at Upton Park. However, years on, why did his time at the Boleyn Ground end on a sour note? Has he yet fulfilled his incredible Footballing potential? And, more importantly, where is he now? Ravel Morrison Born just …

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Classic Match: Volume Six: Arsenal 0-2 West Ham United August 2015

In the sixth edition of our Classic Match series, we take you back in time once more to relive a memorable encounter at the Emirates Stadium on this occasion, against last night’s Carabao Cup opponents in Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal. Cast your minds back to the hot summer of 2015, “Drag Me Down” buy One Direction was on top of the UK Music Charts and London’s entire Underground Network had just been shut for the day due to…

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Player Ratings: Arsenal vs West Ham United: Carabao Cup Quarter-Final

It’s now time to take an in-depth look at player performance in the wake of yesterday evening’s Carabao Cup exit at the hands of Arsenal, as David Moyes’ boys’ impressive unbeaten run came to an end at the Emirates Stadium. Joe Hart: 5/10 It would be yet another evening to forget in a hurry for the England man, as he did himself very few favours in trying to regain his regular Premier League starting place under Moyes and further …

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Main Talking Points: Arsenal vs West Ham United: Carabao Cup Quarter-Final

Let’s trawl back over some of the primary causes of discussion from yesterday evening’s dire Carabao Cup defeat to Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium as David Moyes’ Hammers lost for the first time in four matches. Hart Slated For Welbeck Winner Involvement Returning in goal for Adrian San-Miguel in North London was, inevitably, England keeper Joe Hart, who has most recently lost his Premier League starting place to the Spaniard. The former Manchester City man…

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Dominant Gunners Crawl Into Carabao Cup Semi-Finals

Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal relied on the slimmest of winning margins to claim the first place in the last four of this season’s edition of the English League Cup last night, at the expense of David Moyes’ West Ham United. The drab affair’s only goal came on the stroke of half-time when Three Lions forward Danny Welbeck reacted quickly to beat National teammate Joe Hart from close-range. Aside from that, there would be very little in the way of goalmouth action…

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Carabao Cup Preview: The Quarter-Finals: Irons Clash With Gunners As United Travel To Bristol

We are into the Last Eight of the 2017/2018 Carabao Cup campaign and what a round of matches lay ahead, as the Hammers travel to the Emirates for a London Derby and the Robins entertain the possibility of a giant-killing at home to the Red Devils. Leicester City vs Manchester City (Tuesday 7:45 PM) To kick-off Tuesday and Wednesday night’s action, the Foxes play host to the Citizens in an all-Premier League matchup in the …

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Hammers Boss Moyes: “It’s Amazing That A Three Panel Said No And Another Three Said Yes”

West Ham United Manager David Moyes has expressed his bemusement about the FA decision to charge midfielder Manuel Lanzini with deceiving a Match Official during Saturday’s away win over Stoke City. The incident in question came about in the 19th minute of the match when Lanzini was fouled on the counter-attack in the box by Potters defender Erik Pieters. Referee Graham Scott pointed to the penalty spot at the time and …

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Young Hammers’ Premier League 2 Clash At Everton Called Off

It was announced yesterday afternoon that Terry Westley’s Development Squad have had their PL2 Division One encounter with David Unsworth’s Everton postponed. The clash was scheduled to be played out yesterday evening (Monday 18 December 2017) with a kick-off time of 7 PM at the Toffees’ Training Ground of USM Finch Farm in Halewood. But, club officials yesterday decided that, due to poor visibility and adverse weather conditions, they had no further option but to postpone the encounter. The…

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10 Things You Didn’t Know about: The League Cup

West Ham face Arsenal in the Quarter Final of the League Cup tonight; here are 10 facts about the competition. Equally, if you are bored of the League Cup and fancy a flutter on an entirely different sport, head over to Unibet Horse Racing Bets and take advantage of some of their great Christmas offers. 1. The League Cup was first held in the 1960-61 season, it was created to combat the growing popularity of European football and to …

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Match Preview: Arsenal vs West Ham United: Carabao Cup Quarter-Final

In the last Eight of this season’s version of the Carabao Cup, David Moyes’ Hammers make the trip across London to face off with Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal in what promises to be a feisty Cup Derby. Arsenal go into the tie off the back of a respectable home Premier league victory over Newcastle United, whereas, the Irons are fresh from victory on the road for this first time this campaign, at the Bet365 Stadium, balancing the scales nicely for an even…

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English Premier League Table

# Team P
1 Chelsea 22
2 Manchester City 20
3 Liverpool 18
4 Brighton & Hov… 15
5 Tottenham Hotspur 15
6 Manchester United 14
7 West Ham United 14
8 Everton 14
9 Arsenal 14
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 13
11 Brentford 12
12 Leicester City 11
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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