Tag Archive | West Ham

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.  […]

Moyes explains Scotland job U-turn

David Moyes has confirmed that he is no longer interested in the Scotland job. The West Ham boss threw his hat into the ring for the job in October, but has now confirmed that he is focused solely on club management.  Nevertheless, Moyes has not ruled out taking the reins in future, having been born […]

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 […]

Report – Hammers snubbed Newcastle loan bid

Newcastle wanted to take Joe Hart on loan in January, according to a report from the Daily Mirror! Rafa Benitez’s side beat Manchester United 1-0 on Sunday, with new goalkeeper Martin Dubravka heroic on his debut.  However, it could have been Hart lining up against the Red Devils had Rafa Benitez got his wish! The […]

Sullivan hails ‘unique sound’ at London Stadium

David Sullivan has hailed the “unique sound” at the London Stadium as West Ham look to climb the Premier League table. The Hammers beat Watford 2-0 on Saturday in another raucous atmosphere.  Speaking before the encounter, Sullivan praised the noise generated at points this season, insisting that it can be “menacing” when the fans start […]

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, […]

Report – West Ham scout €30m target

West Ham had a scout in attendance as Porto beat Sporting Lisbon in the Portuguese Cup earlier this week, with  Rodrigo Battaglia the likely object of attention. Portuguese media reported that the 26-year-old midfielder was a target for the Hammers in the last transfer window, with Sporting placing a €30 million price on his head.  […]