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Fletcher: Two sides of a tough debate

Thirty year old Darren Fletcher is one of the nation’s bravest footballers. No doubt about that! To have battled back from a serous medical condition and to be making such a terrific bid to resurrect his career is worthy of nothing but the highest praise and respect. It’s a very unpleasant condition and can be […]

AC: ‘Rodgers lied to me and played with my head’

Andy Carroll has revealed that he was lied to by Brendan Rodgers while he was at Liverpool. And he has spoken of his lack of result for the man as a result ahead of the game at Anfield this afternoon. Carroll said: “With Brendan Rodgers there was a lot going on, with what he was […]

Fierce reaction to Fletcher arrival

Darren Fletcher is currently starting out on a medical which looks likely to be the sternest ever conducted at the club. The player’s injury and serious illness record is such that the Irons board are determined to leave no stone unturned on the player’s well being. Right at this moment there are some very nervous […]

Hendrie signs

Stephen Hendrie has signed a pre-contract with West Ham United and will join the Hammers on the 1st July. Speaking to WHUFC.com today Hendrie said “I’m absolutely buzzing, The last few days have been busy, but now that I’m down here and I’ve signed, I cannot wait to start in the summer. I’m thrilled to bits. I […]

Fletcher agrees but stern medical ahead

Sam Allardyce has been the prime mover to bring Darren Fletcher to West Ham United. The Manchester United player is the type of athletic midfielder beloved by the manager and we have been told within the last few minutes the player has finally accepted West Ham’s terms. Hiowever, a lot of people remain very nervous […]

Fletcher now at West Ham

Darren Fletcher is today reported to be with West Ham by Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Asked the question  in his press conference, the Dutchman merely said: “He is at West Ham now I believe, so we will have to wait and see.” Fletcher is also believed to have been talking to West Bromwich […]

Reid “gamble” may misfire

Winston Reid still hasn’t shown any indication  he’s ready to re-sign for the Hammers. And a delay until the end of the season could cost the central defender a small fortune if what may be a calculated gamble misfires. With the closure of the transfer window close, Reid has a deal on the table which, […]

Private jet for Kouyate

The Hammers sent a private jet to collect Chiek Kouyate from the  African Nations Cup Tournament after Senegal were eliminated. The club had expected to bring him back within  48 hours but manager Sam Allardyce revealed they had to  get their skates on to achieve that. The manager said: “We knew where he was, but […]

Hammers open up on Valencia ‘bid’

West Ham have not received  a £21 million offer for Enner Valencia! Morning reports that Chelsea have started talks with the Irons with a view to taking the Ecuador international (pictured above) were described to ClaretandHugh a few minutes ago as “entirely false.” The Sun has been pushing the story for a couple of days […]

It is not West Ham’s stadium

UK Athletics chief executive Niels de Vos has hit out to claim the Olympic Stadium is much a home for UK Athletics as it is for West Ham. Speaking to the Evening Standard this week Vos said “For us, this is not  West Ham’s Stadium, this is athletics’ stadium and for that month each year […]