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Archive | February 2018

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Antonio: “League table is not on the pitch”

Michail Antonio is back on the goal trail and looking for a few more to go with the cracker he put away at Liverpool – the high spot of a depressing defeat. And having been on the score sheet at Swansea last season he’s looking for a repeat when Saturday comes around. Speaking to the […]

Irons star to get improved deal

West Ham will offer Manu Lanzini an improved deal in the summer despite him already being contracted to the club for another two years with a one year option. The Argentine midfielder has been regularly linked with a move – notably to Liverpool – but the club are preparing a new deal which will be […]

Big nomination for Adrian

Adrian has spoken of his pride at being shortlisted for the London Football Awards Goalkeeper of the Year. The other four are Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois, Watford’s Heurelho Gomes, Tottenham Hotspur’s Hugo Lloris and Brentford’s Daniel Bentley . The award, which will be presented at Battersea Evolution on Thursday 1 March. Adrian’s bigger moments probably came in […]

Hammers horror opening facing Spurs

What an irony! It seems the north London enemy Spurs are going to find themselves in precisely the same situation as West Ham were at the beginning of this season in a few months time. A report in The Independent – which is usually very reliable – claims that the Spuds are set to play the […]

Moyes tracks summer targets

David Moyes is set to return to his winter midfield targets once he has signed a new deal with the Irons at the end of the season. And that will mean the end of the road for Pedro Obiang who despite being injured currently remains very much on Firontina’s website. The Serie A outfit want […]

Swansea sneak past Wednesday ahead of Irons test

Swansea struggled past Sheffield Wednesday in their FA Cup replay on Tuesday, before their clash with West Ham this weekend. The Swans fielded a relatively strong team against the Championship outfit at the Liberty Stadium as they looked to avoid an upset.  But they were held to a nervy stalemate in the first half, with […]

Moyes gets player snub

The Scottish Sun claim Jose Fonte refused to take part in a behind closed doors practise game arranged by David Moyes Davie Proven writing for the Scotish tabloid said  “A couple of weeks ago I mentioned David Moyes arranging a reserve game to get an injured player match-fit. The game was at Dagenham and Redbridge and […]

West Ham all change in April

All four of West Ham fixtures in April have been rescheduled for Sky TV. The Hammers’ game away at Chelsea will now be shown on Sky Sports on Sunday 8 April, with a 4.30pm kick-off, although this fixture is subject to change should they be in UEFA Champions League action the following Tuesday. Next up […]

Dugarry dumps on Evra display

Patrice Evra’s performance at Liverpool has taken a hammering from former France international Christophe Dugarry. The former Marseilles, Bordeaux and Barcelona striker now has his own radio show on RMC Sport and invited Frank Lebouef and Emmanuel Petit to join him. Dugarry – who also played 30 games for Birmingham City for a mere six goals […]

Report: Hammers linked with Japanese defender

Reports have linked West Ham with  Inter Milan’s Japanese defender Yuto Nagatom currently on loan in Tukey. The 31-year-old Japanese who joined Inter from Cesena in January 2011 has hopes of getting in games prior to this summer’s World Cup in Russia. The former FC Tokyo player, who has 101 caps for Japan, has appeared in […]