Archive | February 2015

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Leroy reckons Irons can prove Pardew wrong

Alan Pardew has told Sam Allardyce he has a real problem breaking through the glass ceiling between West Ham and the top five or six clubs.But ClaretandHugh pundit Leroy Rosenior reckons its Sam’s job to breed the self belief necessary into the team to do just that.

CandH Exclusive: Sam does a double-quick runner

Sam Allardyce – a member of panel at the ‘You Are the Ref’ event last night – did a runner at the end of a discussion on modern day refereeing.

24 years on Hackett says: “I’m so sorry West Ham”

Keith Hackett has given every West Ham an apology for the worst refereeing decision in our club’s history – the sending off of Tony Gale in the 1991 FA Cup semi final at Villa Park against Nottingham Forest!

Gold hails double signing

David Gold has paid his own personal tribute to Mark Noble following the midfielder signing a new five and half year deal.

Irons ticket prices force Palace plea

Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew has written to Eagles fans urging them to attend the match at the Boleyn tomorrow but admits the £44 cost of tickets at Upton Park is “expensive”.

Reid: “Not a whisper he’s signed elsewhere”

West Ham haven’t heard the remotest whisper that Winston Reid has agreed a pre-contract deal with another club despite talks at Upton Park having seemingly stalled.

DG: Ref must tell skippers: “Pen is the last kick”

David Gold wants refs to make it 100 per cent clear to captains, penalty takers and keepers that a last second penalty will LITERALLY be the final kick of the match!

It really isn’t about money with Nobes!

When a footballer says: “It’s not about money” a sceptical collective sigh usually goes passes through  the listeners.

Allardyce ready for Palace

Sam Allardyce expects Palace to play a counter attacking game at the Boleyn this weekend relying on players such as Jason Puncheon, Wilfried Zaha and and Dwight Gayle to make an impact.

Report: Irons in for French midfielder

The Irons are reportedly facing competition from AC Milan and Newcastle United in the race for  Montpellier midfielder Morgan Sanson.