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Sam dishes it out to Mourinho

Sam Allardyce was back to his best  with his after-match comments and what a joy to hear him giving it back to bully Jose Mourinho. Assessing his tactics and the outcome the Hammers boss said:  “If we deal with Oscar, Willian and Eden Hazard then you’ve got a great chance. “Our keeper didn’t have many […]

Italians ready for the Chelsea job

  West Ham’s new boys are ready to launch themselves at Chelsea this evening! AC Milan loanee Antonio Nocerino said: “This is a very beautiful fixture. It’s an emotional time for me, making my first appearance for the Club and with Chelsea’s reputation and how they play at home. “It is important for us to […]

Six looking at exit door

It looks as if the Hammers negotiating team are heading for a busy World Cup summer! For the club has no less than seven players coming out of contract and there are some tough decisions ahead – dependent upon which league we are playing in of course! Heading the list is Jussi Jaaskalainen who despite […]

Cottee’s McCormack plea!

Tony Cottee has pleaded with the Hammers to grab Ross McCormack  having recommended the striker to the club four years ago! Writing in www.london24.com he says:: ” What I really wanted to see was the signing of Ross McCormack from Leeds United. “I recommended Ross to the Hammers about four years ago when he was […]

Downing likes look of Italian lads

Stewart Downing has confirmed that both Marco Borriello and Antonio Nocerino are looking good in training  ahead of tonight’s clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The Italian duo are recognised universally as top players and the Irons winger is clearly delighted they are on board. Whether either is involved  tonight remains to be seen but […]

Rat’s mysterious contract

Razvan Rat’s West Ham contract situation all seems a little mysterious! And despite it being late in the day there has to be a chance  – given what I’ve heard today – were he to leave before Deadline Day. The guy was out a couple of weeks ago explaining to us all – thank you […]

BLOG: Sam’s chance to change everything!

          By Hugh Southon Sam Allardyce has a perfect chance to make a big and maybe critical change at Stamford Bridge tomorrow evening! We cross London with nobody expecting anything from the clash so, with two very serious Italian players now at our disposal, there’s a huge opportunity to surprise Mourinho’s […]

EXCLUSIVE: Morrison stall is set out

Ravel Morrison looks certain to finish the season at West Ham United with Fulham having failed to come back with an improved bid Senior sources inside Upton Park are not writing off a last minute bid for the 20-year-old but insist the asking price remains £10 million. And we have been told that were that […]

Nocerino: “I’m ready to play immediately”

Antonio Nocerino has made it clear his Number One priority is to steer West Ham away from relegation deep waters declaring: I am ready to play and to play immediately.” And he declared that should his Hammers form help him into the Italian squad for Brazil, that will merely be a bonus. Speaking the West […]

Reid: “We have no excuses for failure”

Winston Reid was back in training today for the first time since breaking his ankle in November and making it clear the team now has no excuses for failure The Chelsea game on Wednesday evening will come a little too soon for him despite earlier hopes of a place on the bench. But  he said: […]