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Sam rises to No 5 in Premier Pay League

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Sam Allardyce is now the fifth highest paid boss in the Premier League following David Moyes’ sacking at Old Trafford. The Hammers’ supremo is smiling all the way to the bank on a reported £2.5 million a year and sits behind Jose Mourinho (£8.37m), Arsene Wenger (£6.89m), Manuel Pellegrini (£3.47m) and Brendan Rodgers (£3.25m) in […]

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Sam aiming to secure survival bonus

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Sam Allardyce has three games  to secure a personal Hammers survival bonus which ClaretandHugh believes to be in the region of £500,000. We have revealed on this site that – amid growing unrest among the fans -t the manager may be on thin ice should he lose the final three games of the season which […]

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Hammers want Brazilian

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According to reports the Hammers  are being linked with Brazilian footballer Jonas. The 30 year old  who plays for Valencia could be surplus to requirements at the end of the season and ourselves, est Bromwich Albion and Cardiff City are all said to be tracking the South American striker. The Brazilian international is on the verge of […]

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Moyes 12/1 to put Sam in shade

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David Moyes is priced at 12-1 to become the next West Ham United boss. SkyBet make the Irons fourth favourites for the former Manchester United boss, behind Newcastle, Tottenham and Celtic. With more and more heat pouring onto Sam Allardyce’s brand of football and his reputation suffering from the cupped ear incident against Hull and […]

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My London24.com blog: How Sam can win us over

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As the Hammers limp towards the end of a truly depressing season, talk of the ‘West Ham way’ emerges more and more on numerous club websites. The phrase was dismissed pretty brutally by Sam Allardyce when it was raised back in 2012 and Alan Shearer won no friends among us when he rubbished the expression […]

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Moncur’s lifelong reminder of best pal Dylan

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George Moncur has commemorated his best friend Dyland Tombides’ passing by having: ’Dylan Tombides 1994-2014′ tattooed on his arm. Moncur moved to Partick Thistle on loan in January and in an interview with the Glasgow Evening Times said: “Dylan was my best mate in the whole world. “We were so close and when his brother Taylor text […]

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Sam facing axe if losing run goes on

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Sam Allardyce could be sacked at the end of the season whether the club is relegated or not. We have learned that should  he lose the club’s last three games, he’s likely to be history even if the club managed to retain its Premier League status. We were told by a well placed source that the […]

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Cottee: “Fans will decide when Sam’s time is up”

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Tony Cottee has told all those who claim there is no “West Ham Way – including manager Sam Allardyce:” ‘You are wrong – there always has been and always will be.” And he revealed that were he voting in the ClaretandHugh poll at http://www.claretandhugh.info/the-big-poll-results-or-entertainment/ which asks: “Should West Ham achieve results by any means or should […]

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Macca wants new deal

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George McCartney is keen to remain at the Boleyn for a while yet! Despite the 32 year old being out of contract at the end of the season, the left back is doing all he can to earn a new deal. And he knows that a strong finish to the campaign can help him get […]

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Season ticket boycott won’t get rid of Sam

By Sean Whetstone In recent days a number of  Season Ticket Holders have told me they do not plan to renew their season ticket next season. The reasoning is that they can’t bear to watch the “rubbish football” and that they believe if enough season ticket holders do not renew, the club will be forced […]