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West Ham fans United at London Stadium

For probably the first time this season West Ham supporters were UNITED in one simple common goal. No difference of opinion about standing or sitting, the popcorn, the stewards, the distance from the pitch or the walk to and from the station. Everyone was UNITED in their disgust of Payet’s behaviour in his refusal to […]

Payet is not bigger than West Ham

They say no one man is bigger than the club, that was true of Bobby Moore, Paolo Di Canio and now Dimitri Payet. In a strange way his departure may revitalise the team as Bilic appeared to build the team around Payet so when he didn’t turn up, the team didn’t seem to work. For […]

West Ham’s Best moments of 2016

As 2016 draws to an end we recap on the best moments of the year. 2nd January 2016. West Ham do the double over Liverpool for the first time in 53 years with two headed goals from Andy Carroll and Michail Antonio to seal a two nil win at home. 9th February 2016. West Ham […]

West Ham ask Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool for help

West Ham have allegedly sent a letter to some the Premier League’s top clubs ahead of the January transfer window as part of a bid to boost their squad with Premier League experienced players claim the Daily Telegraph. The reports claim the Hammers have made specific enquiries over Michy Batshuayi, Daniel Sturridge, Carl Jenkinson, Mathieu Debuchy, […]

Subdued London Stadium

For the fifty thousand plus supporters who attended last night’s win it was probably the most subdued atmosphere I have experienced all season.  Apart from the applause for both the departed young fan Jack Howard and  West Ham player/youth coach Peter Brabrook, the place was quiet for the majority of the match and any singing […]

The London Stadium blame game

Today at 10am is the latest episode of the London Stadium blame game as career politicians from the London Assembly look blame anyone except themselves for the security and policing issues that have surround the former Olympic Stadium since August. West Ham’s invitation must have got lost in the post as they are no club […]

Dimi Payet story doesn’t add up

Andrew Dillion in The Sun newspaper is running a supposed ‘exclusive’ claiming Dimi Payet is close to signing yet another pay deal! The story claims “DIMITRI PAYET is in line for a new deal at West Ham – just nine months after signing his last contract. The Hammers’ star man is the club’s highest paid […]

West Ham’s Offshore borrowing explained

West Ham have been borrowing money secured against their future TV rights since 2013. These short term loans help with the club’s cash flow particularly around the summer transfer window. Clubs such as West Ham, Everton and Southampton agree to borrow money on agreement that their installments from the TV broadcast revenue from the Premier […]

Crowd troubles: THE TRUTH…here’s what really happened

CandH’s associate editor Sean Whetstone was an eye witness to last night’s events being right in the middle of the crowd disturbances. Here’s his report on what REALLY happened Yesterday evening was always going to be difficult evening to navigate without headlines condemning West Ham fans. It became a self fulfilling  prophecy. We arrived at […]

Club gives details of post-Chelsea exit options

Some West Ham supporters will be held back behind a safety cordon for up to 3o minutes to allow Chelsea supporters to leave post match tomorrow evening. An official statement on WHUFC.com says: “A cordon will be in place either side of turnstile D (away turnstile) and all away supporters will egress via the south steps […]