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Confident Zaba’s positive message

“It’s a massive game on Saturday after the big defeat against Manchester United. It wasn’t our best game. After the second goal we probably lost confidence as a team and knew the game was over and we conceded two late goals. “We need to work and be mentally strong enough, even if we are losing […]

Hammers must avoid more “emergency” buys

The fates of Robert Snodgrass and Jose Fonte tell a significant story and serve as a timely reminder of how important it is to get this summer’s signing policy spot on. It’s also perhaps as well to bear in mind that before blaming the boss for bad picks there weren’t too many of us who […]

Hammers transfer window option decided

Karren Brady has made it crystal clear West Ham will be voting in favour of the tranfer window closing earlier next summer. The clubs vote on the issue at the next Premier League meeting next month and she has revealed in her Sun column why the Hammers are going with the new proposal. She backs […]

Come on Slav, it’s time for Rice

One big question dominates my thinking as we head to Southampton this afternoon: Will Slav be brave enough to  give Declan Rice his full first team debut. That he was ready to throw him on for half an hour against Manchester United at Old Trafford is encouraging but I can’t convince myself he will do […]

David Gold defines the next level at the London Stadium

West Ham Joint Chairman was asked to define what the next level is for West Ham on the back of promises back by the board that the move to the London Stadium would help us move to the next level and the original seven-year plan for Champions League football;. Speaking to Claret and Hugh Associate […]

Who Are Ya? Saints Under the Microscope

We’re joined by Freddie from the longest running Southampton fanzine and Youtube Fan channel ‘The Ugly Insider’ as he gives us all the info that we need to know about the low scoring Saints as we ask . . . . . . Who Are Ya?  

Carvalho talks deadlocked as Irons play hardball

West Ham are watching their hopes of signing Willim Carvalho slowly slipping away and now rate their chances of doing a deal ith Sporting Lisbon at less than 50/50. Like interested clubs before them they are finding the Portuguese outfit almost impossible to deal with and one of our key insiders declaring: “It’s harder than […]

Big new deal for Reid

Winston Reid has today penned a new deal with the Irons which will keep him at the club until 2023. The central defender has agreed a deal which will potentilly keep him in east London for another six years and a total of 13 in all. Commenting to the official site he said: “I’m very […]

David Gold lifts lid on West Ham’s transfer process

West Ham Chairman David Gold has set the record straight on how transfer dealings are conducted at the club insisting the board go after Slaven’s transfer targets and only bring in young players at their own expense. Speaking to Claret and Hugh Associate Editor Sean Whetstone on the MooreThanJustAPodcast Hammers podcast Gold said of his role […]

Obiang learning to trust himself again

Pedro Obiang admits that he is having to learn to trust himself again after returning from his injury. The midfielder as a little off the pace at Old Trafford but has pledged to get right back to his best over the next games. He said: ” “It’s been difficult to come back to the team because […]