Hammers Chat

Deal or no deal for Slaven – the jury remains out

Deal or no deal for Slaven – the jury remains out

When Slaven Bilic signed for West Ham in June 2015 on a three-year contract, excitement was high at the club. The former Croatia boss had been linked with a number of big sides in Europe so for the Hammers to secure his services was seen by many as a coup. He took us to seventh […]

Not as bad as first feared for West Ham?

Not as bad as first feared for West Ham?

All the dust has settled on a challenging season for the Hammers and the final Premiership table does not actually look that bad. Granted, finishing 11th isn’t great after last year’s seventh and European qualification. But given how keenly we have flirted with relegation all season, it could have been a lot worse. A final […]

Video: Liverpool Preview

Here myself, Geo and Luke look forward to tomorrows final game at the London Stadium and we’re all surprisingly optimistic about our chances.  

The Woe Needs to Go: Current Pain Points for the Irons

  Guest post by Karl Bromley “Slip slidin’ away / Slip slidin’ away / You know the nearer your destination / The more you’re slip slidin’ away.” Folk artist Paul Simon sang it way back in 1977 on his hit song “Slip Slidin’ Away”, but such desperate words could double as an anthem for West […]

Ginger Pele climbs into crowd

Much gets written and said about a lot of players not being connected to the fans in this day and age but that is not an accusation that could ever be leveled at James Collins. Yesterday the man affectionately known as ‘The Ginger Pele’ climbed into the crowd to donate items of his clothing for the […]

Video Review: Talk a Good Game

Myself, Geo and Tom give our thoughts on the 0-0 draw with Everton following the final whistle at the London Stadium.  

Video: Match Review LIVE!

We’ll be back as usual with our live review on what will hopefully be a victory against Sunderland. Simply click on the link below a few moments after the final whistle and join myself, Geo & Tom whilst we dissect all the action from the Stadium Of Light.  

A Cuppa With Geo & Gonzo

We’re back again for our weekly webcam discussion about all things West Ham which will be broadcast live at 8:30 and as usual on Claret and Hugh. Life is never dull at West Ham and we’ll be discussing the stories that have been doing the rounds including the owners selling a share in the club […]

Identity crisis – is Collins really Fonte?

ClaretandHugh’s big buddy Gonzo from Hammers Chat casts his eyes over what he reckons could become some very expensive long terms deals!  Something occurred to me as I watched James Collins heroically defend his penalty area against Swansea last Saturday. I can’t remember which clearance it was in particular but it was quite evident that […]

Video: Full Time LIVE!

Joins us at the final whistle for full and biased analysis of this evenings game between Arsenal and West Ham. Myself, Geo and Tom will go through everything from team selection, performance tactics, substitutions and of course our personal choices for man of the match. Simply click on the link below a couple of minutes […]