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Key Stats from the win at Burnley

Let’s start by taking a look at some of the key stats from our season ending 1-2 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor yesterday. Possession Having dominance over our opponents in any game this season in terms of possession has been a rarity at best, but yesterday was an exception to that rule. We got the better of The Clarets in most areas and possession was certainly no different, as we had 55.6 percent to our hosts 44.4 percent possession. However, despite…

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U23s Promoted and Reid ruled out of Confederations Cup

U23s clinch promotion Our bright young U23 starlets have clinched promotion to the highest tier of youth Football the PL2 Division one, after a Play-Off victory of Newcastle on Tuesday night. It was the third time we had made the trip to St James’s Park this season losing and drawing previously, but this time we would leave The North East as Play-Off champions. The hosts took the lead on 19 minutes when Tom Heardman popped to head home from…

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Match Preview: Burnley v West Ham

Welcome back for the last time this season, as we head up to our final fixture of the season against Burnley. It’s been a long, hard slog but we’ve got through it relatively unscathed. Hopefully, we can give this game a good go with some of the youngsters seeing their first starts. The Opponents: Burnley have not had the best of seasons themselves. They are languishing in fifteenth. However, they are comfortably, and most importantly, mathematically safe. That being said, …

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They Just Can’t Get Enough

With the ongoing rumours that Jermain Defoe is set to make a return to the Hammers next season, here are 3 other players who left West Ham and returned Julian Dicks (1988 – 1993) & (1994 -1999) The current Assistant Manager was first signed by John Lyall for £300,000 in 1988 and after a slow start, he quickly established himself as a both a first-team regular and a fans favourite. A cultured left-back whose combative nature perhaps overshadowed…

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Trevor Brooking’s ‘delight’ at West Ham move for defender Pablo Zabaleta

West Ham legend Sir Trevor Brooking has endorsed the cub’s efforts to land Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta. Hammers boss Slaven Bilic has been linked with a move for Zabaleta, 32, who is leaving City at the end of the season. Zabaleta is said to have been offered a two-year deal at the London Stadium as Bilic attempts to strengthen his rearguard ahead of the new campaign following an indifferent Premier League season. And Brooking…

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The Loan Report: Cullen To Make Permanent Move?

Enner Valencia – Everton Valencia played the second half of Everton’s 1-0 victory over Watford. The forward has scored 3 goals and provided one assist in just 4 Premier League starts this season, he has also made a further 16 appearances from the substitute bench. Reece Oxford (Reading) did not feature in Reading’s 1-1 draw in the Royals play-off semi-final against Fulham. Oxford has only started 2 games since his loan move in January. Josh Cullen (Bradford City) – Speaking to the West Yorkshire…

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Why Andy Carroll’s amazing overhead kick was best goal of Premier League season…

Andy Carroll’s amazing overhead kick should have been named the best goal of the Premier League season, so says Sky pundit and former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher. Carroll hit his wonder goal in the 3-0 win over Crystal Palace at London Stadium in January. Other strikes in contention were Liverpool midfielder Emre Can’s recent overhead kick against Watford and a scorpion kick from Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud against Crystal Palace. But Carragher said: “I’ve gone for Andy Carroll. This is better…

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Pearson’s Premier League Roundup: Hammers suffer heavy home defeat

West Ham suffered their first loss in 6 games at home to Liverpool but they stay 12th in the league. After the 4-0 loss a top half finish is now looking out of their reach but they now won’t end the season lower than 16th. The Hammers have now lost more at home this season than they have won but considering they flirted with relegation at times, a comfortable end to the campaign will welcome. Liverpool took a step …

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Collins the Best of a Bad Bunch against Liverpool

With Premier League survival achieved, West Ham went into their meeting with Liverpool with nothing to play for, except signing off their first season at the London Stadium with three points. With Liverpool looking to take a step closer to achieving Champions League football the difference in the level of motivation of both sides was evident from the first whistle. In stark contrast to the Tottenham match, West Ham did little to press Liverpool in the key areas of the…

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Key Talking Points and Reaction from the defeat to Liverpool

Old defensive woes resurface Many Hammers’ fans would have almost forgot the feeling of walking out of a Football ground complaining about a dreadful defensive display after our five clean sheets in six games, but that feeling was very much restored as a lazy Hammers defence was breached four times by a rampant Reds attack. It became clear quite early in the game that our defence was on the beach a little bit, as …

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Looking at the Stats from the Liverpool Defeat

Let’s start by taking a look at some of the key statistics from yesterday’s 0-4 defeat to Liverpool at The London Stadium. Possession The possession statistics from yesterday’s embarrassing defeat at the hands of The Reds almost echoed those of our heroic 1-0 Victory over Spurs last week, but the result was to be so much different. Last week our distinct lack of keep ball was contradicted by our good performance, but yesterday afternoon our 33.2 percent…

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West Ham ace Reid wants to make London Stadium a fortress next season

West Ham stand-in skipper Winston Reid wants the Hammers to be harder to beat at the London Stadium but will have to wait until next season to help Slaven Bilic’s side fulfil his ambition. The Hammers suffered a humiliating 4-0 defeat at home to Liverpool yesterday to conclude an indifferent first season at the new ground after leaving the Boleyn Ground last summer to make the switch. Jurgen Klopp’s side set about…

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Antonio Signs On The Dotted Line

Antonio pens new deal Much to the relief of many Hammers’ fans, Michail Antonio finally put pen to paper on a bumper new deal to end speculation once and for all on Thursday. The contract will keep the newly crowned Hammer of the Year at The London Stadium until 2021, reports of a stand-off between Antonio and the club over a new deal had filled the papers for weeks, but now the former Non-League star …

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‘West Ham here, West Ham there’…fans all over world showed me how massive we are, says Antonio

West Ham’s passionate fans and global support helped Hammers winger Michail Antonio make his mind up on penning a new four-year deal worth £70,000-a-week, he has revealed. Antonio, 27, was a target for Premier League title shoo-ins Chelsea but yesterday signed an improved contract to stay at the London Stadium. And while he is more than happy with the general direction the club are going on the pitch…

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Throwback Thursday: 2016 Farewell to the Boleyn

In this week’s edition of our weekly throwback segment, we speak to Ian, 56, a lifelong West Ham fan and season ticket holder about a very special night, a year ago yesterday. “I’ve been a West Ham for 50 years and a season ticket holder for the last six years with my two sons. On Tuesday 10th May we were heading for Upton Park for the last ever game at the Boleyn …

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All the winners from the end of season awards, and Hammers target two big name signings

Antonio scoops Hammer of the Year award Our top goal scorer and standout performer for the season, Michail Antonio, has claimed the prestigious prize of Hammer of the Year, at the end of season awards on Tuesday. Antonio is currently on nine goals for the season and has excited fans this season with his trademark pace and power, turning defenders inside-out each week and was voted our Player of the Season in a vote exclusive to Hammers’ fans. …

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Hammers hero identifies ‘little magician’ to build resurgent West Ham team around

Slaven Bilic has been told he should build his Hammers team for next season around the mercurial talent that is Manuel Lanzini. The West Ham manager, who is set for showdown talks to iron out his future as manager of the London Stadium outfit, must harness the abilities of the Argentine ace and make him the focus for the new campaign. That’s according to former West Ham striker Tony Cottee, who believes Lanzini …

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Skipper Noble sets sights on West Ham win over Liverpool and a top 10 Premier League finish

West Ham skipper Mark Noble has surveyed the crucial win over Tottenham and declared: Now we must claim victory over Liverpool. Captain Noble was instrumental as Slaven Bilic’s hard-working side all but ended Spurs’ Premier League title hopes with a 1-0 victory at the London Stadium last Friday. Now Noble, ever eager to make improvements and learn from the experiences of being victorious, says the focus now switches to doing …

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Bilic-Matic have some banter & U23s into PL2 play-offs

Bilic reveals Matic banter Our Croatian manager Slaven Bilic has revealed an exchanging of friendly banter that took place between him and Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic, prior to our victory over Spurs on Friday night. The Croat revealed all in an exclusive interview with Sport Klub after the game, outlining the fact that Matic had offered to take The Croat out to dinner if we could do The Blues a favour and overcome our North London …

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The Loan Report: Cullen helps Bradford go to Wembley

Enner Valencia – Everton Valencia played 25 minutes as a second half substitute in Everton’s 1-0 defeat to relegation-threatened Swansea on Sunday. Reece Burke – Wigan Athletic Burke played no part in Wigan’s home 1-1 draw against Leeds United on Sunday Josh Cullen – Bradford City Cullen played in both playoff semi-final games against Fleetwood, The West Ham youngster helped the Bantam’s overcome Fleetwood and set up a Play-off final with Millwall later this month…

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RIP Dad…he’s why I am hooked on West Ham: Cottee’s emotional tribute to his father Clive

West Ham legend Tony Cottee has paid an emotional tribute to his father, who he says is the reason he has been hooked on the Hammers for more than half a century. Former Upton Park favourite Cottee revealed his devoted dad Clive has passed away and then lifted the lid on just what an influential figure he was as the budding footballer and Hammers supporter grew up. Ex-England striker Cottee, writing in his regular column for …

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Pearson’s Premier League Rundown: Hammers end the title race with win over rivals

West Ham picked up their first win in four games and with it all but ended the title race. Their 1-0 home win over Tottenham on Friday night keeps the gap between the top two at four points but with Chelsea still to play tonight. A win for Chelsea will see them all but take the title as they will be seven points clear with three to play. The win was the third successive clean sheet for West Ham…

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West Ham boss Bilic hails Hammers ace Lanzini, the destroyer of Tottenham title tilt

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has hailed Tottenham destroyer Manuel Lanzini and paid tribute to his youthful exuberance – and eye for goal. Lanzini delighted Hammers fans with a second-half strike that all but ended Spurs’ Premier League title hopes and gave the London Stadium outfit a hard-fought 1-0 victory. Bilic’s men put in a totally committed display against Mauricio Pochettino’s title-chasing Spurs in Friday’s win to end the visitors’ nine-match winning streak. And while the boss …

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Noble revels in ‘unreal’ atmosphere and attackers linked

Lanzini-“It was amazing tonight” Our Argentine ‘jewel’ Manuel Lanzini was in high spirits after he continued his impressive form against Spurs by netting the winner in Friday night’s 1-0 victory over Mauricio Pochettino’s men. The goal meant that Lanzini continued his incredible run of scoring in London derby’s, well over a half of the 24 year-olds Premier League strikes have been against fellow London rivals. After winning The Man of the Match…

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Who Was Man-Of-The-Match Against Tottenham?

In what was a tremendous overall team performance, it is difficult to single out one individual for the accolade of man of the match. From Adrian in goal, through to Calleri with arguably his performance of the season, the team gave everything for the cause. With the winning goal and his undoubted creativity, Lanzini will take all the headlines and he has certainly seized his chance to step out of the shadow of…

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Stats & Talking Points From West Ham v Spurs

Let’s start by taking a look at some of the key statistics from our dazzling 1-0 victory over our London rivals last night. Possession Who said possession matters in Football? Well, we certainly didn’t need much of it to derail Spurs title hopes last night and this can be seen from the possession stats. The visitors managed to have the lion’s share of keep ball with 67.6 percent to our 32.4 percent possession. The seemingly negative possession stats only help to paint the…

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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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