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Sullivan on City: “I’m hopeful – you never know”

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Realist David Sullivan is approaching the Saturday lunchtime game with great caution! The co-chairman isn’t a man to deal in cliches which is why we hear nothing about “this game showing us how far the Irons have come this season.” He admits that he “enjoyed wining in the West Ham Way” at Burnley and is […]

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Sean gets ‘ump with Fergie in Mail

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ClaretandHugh’s associate editor Sean Whetstone is not a bloke who easily gets the hump. But when the Daily Mail asked him to write a piece on the outrageous lambasting of the Hammers by Sir Alex Ferguson, Sean was quickly out out of the blocks. Here’s what he had to say! Sir Alex Ferguson’s mocking of […]

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Video: Boris ties himself in Irons knot over Spurs

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McAvennie: ‘Sakho/Valencia to scare City’

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West Ham striking legend Frank McAvennie insists you can’t teach players the instinct we are seeing in Diafra Sakho. Supermac will be at the Boleyn for a close up look at the Senegalese scoring sensation this weekend believing the Irons have every chance of getting a result. Speaking exclusively to ClaretandHugh he said: “The obvious […]

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Gold solves Fergie’s ‘West Ham Way’ problem

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Gracious David Gold could have chosen to tear into Sir Alex Ferguson after the former Manchester United manager ‘s “What is the West Ham Way ” outburst …but quite simply he has too much class for such nonsense Ferguson has spent a lot of time dissing the West Ham Way and the club’s playing style […]

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Sam: “Contracts are made and broken”

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Sam Allardyce has again insisted he’s unworried  about being offered a new contract at West Ham. The manager signed a two-year extension to his contract in May 2013 but says he’s happy to wait before committing his future again. He said: “We’ll see how the season progresses and when the time is right. If it […]

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City set to play strongest X1 at Boleyn

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City boss Manuel Pellegrini is set to play his strongest team at the Boleyn despite watching his squad rack up the air miles to Russia and back earlier in the week.   The Etihad chief is all set to employ a 4-4-2 – with David Silva coming in off the left to effectively fill the No.10 […]

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Double boost as Sam sings City’s praises

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Sam Allardyce has confirmed that both Cheikhou Kouyate and James Tomkins are available to face a Manchester City team which he believes “probably have the best squad in the League.” He said: ““We’ve got Cheikhou and James Tomkins back and no new injuries this week. The other players that were out are making good progress […]

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Man City fans in Hammers sweat

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Manchester City fans are seeing the Saturday clash against the Irons as a ‘ make or break match.’ And it’s being suggested that anything other than a win over their fourth placed tile rivals (I enjoyed that ) could well see the  knives come out for Manuel Pellegrini and his staff, The Champions Cup draw […]

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Jenks: “We can get a result against City”

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Carl Jenkinson is convinced the irons have a chance of getting a result against Manchester City this weekend. The on loan Arsenal right back was in tremendous form at Burnley and is seriously up for the clash against the champions on Saturday lunchtime. He told www.whufc.com: “I think we’ve shown we can beat the big […]