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Miserable Harry is not excited about appointment

Former West Ham player and manager Harry Redknapp says he is not excited by the appointment of Manuel Pellegrini and says they should have appointed someone English like Eddie Howe or Sean Dyche. “You can’t tell me there’s not some good young managers about in the Championship who’ve done great jobs, who do deserve an […]

Pellegrini rocks out with the Stones

The new West Ham manager had his priorities right – get the contract sorted in time to have a night with the Stones. Manuel Pellegrini lost no time at all in getting inside the London Stadium tonight with our picture showing the gaffer  getting himself ready to watch the greatest band on Planet Earth from […]

West Ham United Supporters Club Call to Arms

Save our Supporters Club are raising £15,000 to fund legal action against the Committee of West Ham United Supporters Club and prevent dissolution of the 70 year old institution. The Save Our Supporters Club Campaign (SOSCC) has announced plans to take legal action against the Committee of West Ham United Supporters club to prevent dissolution of the 70 […]

Pellegrini: The Fans React

Wow, what a day. The club decided to hit us with the news early this morning as many of the fans were heading for work (or in my case finishing one last bowl of Crunchy Nut) with sleep in their eyes. Clearly those sneaky elves in the West Ham media department had put their videos […]

Video: Manuel Pellegrini’s career in one minute

Pellegrini targets key area for reinforcements

Manuel Pellegrini will focus his transfer activity on defence and midfield as he settles down to sorting West Ham unbalanced squad. The new boss – like his predecessor David Moyes –  sees his major issues as being at the back where the Hammers conceded a ridiculous 68 goals last season – with Stoke City – […]

Pellegrini’s No 2 a serious hardman

Arentine hardman Rubén Cousillas is likely to join new West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini as the assistant boss at the London Stadium. Former goalkeeper Cousillas was his assistant at both Hebei China Fortune and Manchester City where he gained a reputation as a no nonsense coach who takes no rubbish from anybody. Leading Manchester freelance journalist […]

Manuel to music by Canning Town Len

The day would not be complete without Manuel Pellegrini getting a special greeting from the main West Ham man. A very confused Canning Town Len has weighed in with his own special ‘ello geezer to the ‘Argie bargy’ man recently arrived from China. He has learned too he tells us that Manuel likes to play […]

Exclusive: Sir Trev calls for Pellegrini patience

Trevor Brooking has told the fans to be patient and not expect miracles from new boss Manuel Pellegrini overnight. Sir Trev – in an exclusive interview with ClaretandHugh – made it clear that he is delighted to see a world class manager arrive at the club declaring: “The time to judge will be at the […]

West Ham 2018/2019 home shirt revealed

West Ham has given Hammers fans a big teaser of what the 2018/2019 home shirt looks like by publishing a photo of new manager Manuel Pellegrini holding up the new Umbro shirt to show the back of next season’s shirt. The mostly Claret shirt has the word IRONS on the neck with sky blue piping […]