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Honest Moyes admits his Lanzini reservations

David Moyes has admitted that Manu Lanzini didn’t live up to his expectations when he took over from Slaven Bilic at the London Stadium. Moyes famously commented after his opening game against Watford that a few of the players he’d inherited needed to start perfroming and show him the reputations they had gained. Lanzini was not […]

Karren Brady defends London Stadium deal

A written response by Karren Brady to the Mayor of London’s independent review into the former Olympic Stadium has been published online after a freedom of information request. The eleven-page email was sent by Brady to Moore Stephens on 15th November just two weeks before the publication of the Moore Stephens report on 1st December last […]

Match Vlog: Chicha To The Rescue

It was incredibly cold yesterday but I managed to take the gloves off for long enough to get the camera out and record my day. I love Saturday 3pm kick-offs but they seem few and far between these days so it was good to get down to the London Stadium nice and early for a […]

Eddie Howe admits his frustration at West Ham draw

Eddie Howe admitted his “frustration” as Bournemouth threw away a late lead to eventually draw with West Ham at the London Stadium yesterday. Howe said his team were slow out of the traps against West Ham and did well not to concede in the first half under early pressure by the Hammers. He was pleased […]

Irons transfer window update as new name emerges

David Moyes has pledged to do all he can to bring in a couple of players to help the Hammers cause with just a few days of the winter transfer window left. The injury to Manu Lanzini could possibly cause a major problem and Moyes declared; “We will do all we can to bring in […]

Inter Milan loan hits stumbling block

Joao Mario’s proposed loan transfer to West Ham has been blocked yet again claim Calciomercato.com The website says the discussions have been going on for days and were originally stopped by the player himself who was not entirely convinced by moving to the London Stadium to play for the Hammers. He subsequently agreed to let the discussions continue which […]

Hammer could return to Wales

Swansea’s January plans are set to be given extra financial backing from Swansea City’s US owners Steve Kaplan and Jason Levien. The American pair has approved an additional £10m on top of the existing £20m to help push through signings to aid survival hopes. A Wales online report says the Swans are determined to make the […]

Ginger Pele and the Chichrito factor!

The Ginger Pele is a happy man and reckons the point against Bournemouth was a decent return for the team’s performance. David Moyes had warned of the Cherries threat before the game saying how they had things that could hurt a team and so it proved during a testing encounter. But the Irons are a […]

Noble’s amazing act of kindness to Irons staff

Mark Noble has revealed how he makes certain all the backroom staff at the club share in the players’ bonuses. The captain – discussing  the act of kindness with the Mi’s Had of Sport Lee Clayton and Jamie Redknapp – goes the extra mile every month to ensure everybody is looked after. He explained: “I […]

Video: David Moyes concerned about Lanzini injury

“Lanzini is a worry,” Moyes revealed during his post-match press conference following yesterday’s draw against Bournemouth. “Because I’m worried that, it looks like a hamstring – we’ll get it scanned tomorrow. “I think the Lanzini thing has come more from fatigue from we’ve asked him in midweek to work and then again today so that might […]