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Archive | October 2016

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Slav bigs up AC …but what about Sakho ?

Slaven Bilic is as good a man manager as we’ve had at this club – he takes full responsibility for the bad times and makes sure he doesn’t hog the headlines in the good. His interview with Sky Sports at the weekend was an excellent study in the way the man operates …he’s an engaging […]

Beaten Hammers – fans give their verdict

The Hammers disappointng defeat at Everton was taken badly by Hammers supporters. The team had started well but had little to offer when Everton stepped on the gas and Sofiane Feghouli and Simone Zaza were given the bird by fans disappointed with the summer recruits. Here’s what ClaretandHugh forum members had to say about Sunday’s […]

Slav’s “bitter” Everton taste

Slaven Bilic admits he still has a bitter taste in his mouth from the defeat at Everton because it was a game from which we should have got something. Talking to the official site he said: We played some good football at times, we created some chances, so I am happy about that. I felt that […]

West Ham conman convicted

Stephen Ackerman of Hillcroft, Loughton, was convicted earlier today of 18 counts of fraud, totalling more than £60,000 at Snaresbrook Crown Court.The jury heard how the 48-year-old had “preyed on the trust” of several Premiership players and staff from West Ham at the club’s former training ground in Chadwell Heath on December 12, 2014. Ackerman, […]

Why Adrian is still No.1

Adrian was heavily involved in the action at Goodison park touching the ball 49 times which was three more occasions than midfielder Manuel Lanzini and ten more times than right wing-back Edimilson Fernandes. Of those 49 touches, four were saves. His first save was undoubtedly the best. It came on 26 minutes when Ross Barkley collected […]

Celeb journo lays in to our Sean

Seems our Sean has ruffled the feathers of that well known extremist journalist Rod Liddle (above right) – extreme, in that he manages to find words that suit audiences at both the once upmarket Sunday Times and our friendly readers at the Sun! Rod’s a Millwall fan and may consider himself something of a humourist […]

Close Goodison after this shocking event!

We’re very grateful that the cockney sense of humour hasn’t deserted us during our times of trouble. What with the London Stadium issues and the defeat against Everton, which left us hovering over the relegation positions, there could be reason to lose the plot a bit. But we’ve been here before and Twitter user West Ham […]

Former Hammer criticises Bilic

Former Hammer Danny Gabbidon criticised Slaven Bilic tactics in taking off Pedro Obiang yesterday. Speaking on his twitter Gabbidon said “Slaven Bilic got that wrong for me at 1-0 and looking like scoring he brings Obiang off & plays Lanzini CM with Nobes” Gabbidon added on social media “Then watch how many West Ham players […]

14 St Andrew’s arrests so where’s the media coverage?

The media really cannot complain if many West Ham fans believe they are conducting a campaign against us and the London Stadium. That became crystal clear – if it wasn’t already – by the events at a game between Birmingham and Aston Villa yesterday. The arrests were for a range of offences including violent disorder, […]

Poll: Which West Ham striker will score first?

West Ham remain the only Premier League team in which a recognised striker has not scored this season after sixteen games which includes ten league games, four Europa League games and two League Cup games. West Ham have six recognised strikers in Diafra Sakho, Andy Carroll, Andre Ayew, Simone Zaza, Jonathan Calleri and Ashley Fletcher […]