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Allardyce to ring the changes

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Sam Allardyce will ring the changes big time when the Irons step out against Sydney FC tomorrow. We are likely to see the likes of Mauro Zarate, Stewart Downing, Adrian, Joey O’Brien, Diego Poyet, Dan Potts, Danny Whitehead and Matthias Fanimo getting starts. Cheikhou Kouyate and James Tomkins, who suffered ankle and groin problems in […]

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Ravel focused solely on the Irons

Ravel Morrison is focused entirely on creating an impact at West Ham this season despite being caught at the centre of an extraordinary rift between the manager and the board. Co-owner David Sullivan has claimed that the board want the player to stay at the club but believes Sam Allardyce has made it clear he’s […]

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Board and Allardyce at odds over Ravel

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West Ham co-owner has revealed the board are at odds with manager Sam Allardyce over Ravel Morrison’s future declaring they want to keep him and the manager doesn’t. Speaking to TalkSport the co-owner declared: “I think I he said in a press conference, if I read it correctly, he’s not part of his plans for […]

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Sullivan: “Striker search begins here”

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David Sullivan has told ClaretandHugh the search starts this morning (Fri) for a new striker. And the club are open to either loaning or buying one following the savage blow to Andy Carroll who will be out for four months with an ankle injury. Speaking to this site Sullivan agreed the Carroll scenario had been […]

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Sullivan talks Ravel

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Hammers supremo David Sullivan has admitted that talks are going on with Ravel Morrison’s agents. But he stopped short of saying that a new contract was under discussion as the club continues to play its cards close to its chest. ClaretandHugh has learned that the midfielder has dedicated himself to making an impact at Upton […]

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Andy Carroll confirms Operation tomorrow

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Andy Carroll has officially confirmed this evening he will undergo an operation tomorrow and will miss the start of the season again. Speaking on twitter he said “Going under the knife tomorrow morning and absolutely devastated to be missing the start of the season!!” Earlier in the evening Jack Sullivan relaying messages from Joint Chairman […]

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Adrian scores for the Hammers

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West Ham’s  Development Squad made it two wins on the trot in their pre-season friendlies after seeing off Sutton United at Gander Green Lane on Wednesday night to show the senior squad just how it’s done! West Ham won the game 1-0  with a 50th minute goal by West Ham trialist Adrian Wojcik Kosela Both teams were […]

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West Ham Games on German tour to be televised

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UK TV company quest have revealed that the Schalke 04 Cup in Germany in August will be televised live on free to air TV. The channel announced on their facebook group “The rumours are true FOOTBALL is coming to Quest! We will be broadcasting the 2014 Schalke 04 Cup live and free-to-air on Aug 2-3. […]

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Valencia’s medical update

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Jack Sullivan has revealed that Enner Valencia passed his West Ham medical with “flying colours.” Rumours emerged on the internet yesterday that the player was struggling with an ankle injury. However, co owner David Sullivan’s son appears to have put the record straight on Twitter. He declared: “Enner Valencia has passed his medical with flying […]

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Sam depressing analysis gives cause for worry

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If  a double injury blow and Sam Allardyce’s comments on them hadn’t depressed us enough his view of the match against Wellington Phoenix was pretty horrendous …to put it mildly! And before we consider his comments let’s remember that Newcastle United are at exactly the same stage of their preparations  as us yet brushed Sydney […]