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Tag Archive | Premier League

Blowing Bubbles looking for answers

The Blowing Bubbles team asked me some tough questions based on the March edition of their monthly magazine and as expected the replies we’re not exactly uplifting. In what is perhaps the toughest period West Ham have faced in recent years we look at exactly what has got us into this mess. Protests, stadium, ownership, […]

Youth star eyes first-team path trodden by Oxford

Joshua Okotcha has his eyes firmly set on becoming a first-team player at West Ham! The young centre-back was just 15 when he made his debut for the club’s Under-23 team in October, and recently made his Premier League 2 bow, playing 78 minutes against Sunderland and earning praise from Terry Westley in the process.  […]

West Ham pay out £10m to injured stars

West Ham have been forced to pay out just under £10m to their crocked stars in the first half of the season.  New research from insurance broker JLT Speciality has found that the Irons have been the hardest hit of any club by injuries, suffering 41 injuries across the team! That’s five more than second-placed […]

Moyes says Sullivan’s transfer influence to be reduced

David Moyes says David Sullivan will “stand aside a bit” from player recruitment in the coming months. The club signed Joao Mario on loan from Inter and Patrice Evra on a free transfer at the start of the month, but Moyes does not expect Sullivan to have as much say in deals in the summer. […]

Two West Ham stars make PL Team of the Week!

Pablo Zabaleta and Marko Arnautovic have been named in Garth Crooks’ Premier League Team of the Week! The Hammers beat Watford 2-0 on Saturday and impressed pundit Crooks, who names his Team of the Week for the BBC every Sunday.  Zabaleta features in a three-man defence for Crooks, with Arnie on the left wing! On […]

Chicharito: Leading The Line at The LS

Finally Javier Hernandez is being deployed in his favoured position and it’s not surprising that the run of games has yielded goals and assists. It’s not rocket science, Chicharito has scored goals at international, domestic and European level for his whole career when deployed as a striker. Yet for some unknown reason when he was […]

Lanzini back for Swansea

Manuel Lanzini is set to return for West Ham in the key clash with Swansea! The Argentine has been out for the last three games, missing the win over Watford today, the loss to Brighton and the draw with Crystal Palace.  But C&H can reveal that the midfield magician is set to return against the […]

Hernandez on Watford and beyond!

West Ham’s clash with Watford this weekend is the first of 12 finals for the Hammers, according to Javier Hernandez. The striker has scored in two of his last three outings, and is set to start against the Hornets, who beat Chelsea 4-1 last time out.  Watford sit just three points further ahead of us […]

Moyes spells it out to the squad

David Moyes has told his players that they are the masters of their own destiny at West Ham! With the Irons in 12th but only three points clear of the relegation zone he has repeated his mantra that the players are the ones in charge of their own destiny.  He made it clear in his […]

Moyes confirms summer talks

David Moyes has confirmed that he will discuss a new contract with West Ham at the end of the season and not before! Reports had claimed that Moyes was likely to leave the club in the summer, regardless of whether they secured their Premier League survival.  The club subsequently issued a statement denying the story, […]