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Video: Cork Training Camp Part two

A second group of West Ham first-team players arrived for pre-season training in Cork on Tuesday after the first group returned back to London yesterday. In the official youtube video below you can see Winston Reid, Aaron Cresswell, Mark Noble, Stewart Downing, Adrian, Kevin Nolan and Pedro Obiang, among others arriving at the five star Fota Island Resort […]

Carroll sits out of training

Andy Carroll sat out of training today as the West Ham squad prepared for Thursday’s Europa League opener against Andorran minnows FC Lusitans. Despite his inclusion in the squad for the first two legs of the first qualifying there is no chance he will be fit enough to play in either leg. Carroll is facing […]

Noble facing a big scrap

Mark Noble will have to scrap harder than ever before to maintain his first team place in what looks set to become a pivotal season in his Upton Park carer, The arrival of Pedro Obiang and Dimitri Payet and with Chiek Kouyate now a fixture when fit, means Noble could become a bit part player. […]

Europa League game sold out

In the last few minutes the West Ham v FC Lusitans has sold out for the first leg of the Europa League qualifying round on Thursday night at the Boleyn Ground. Over 35,000 West Ham fans have shelled out £10 or £5 to watch Slaven Bilic’s first match in charge of the Hammers and our […]

Rodney Marsh: ‘Low expectations of Payet’

Rodney Marsh has been asked about his thoughts on West Ham new boy Dimitri Payet and said he has low expectations of the 28 year old. Using his twitter account from Tampa Florida, Marsh replied “Decent wide player, low expectations of him…” He also thinks West Ham would be a bad move for Charlie Austin […]

OS death not a work place incident

Health and Safety Executive inspectors have confirmed that the fatality at the Olympic Stadium construction site on Sunday morning was not a workplace incident. Main contractor Balfour Beatty resumed work on Monday morning after the HSE and police concluded their enquiries. Balfour said:  “There was a fatality at the former Olympic Stadium site yesterday morning. We worked […]

Cresswell deal has no escape clauses

Aaron Cresswell has signed a “no escape clauses” contract with West Ham! The news that the left back and Hammer of the Year had signed a new deal was greeted with delight last night and the even better news is that he is locked down for the term of the contract. Cresswell had no hesitation […]

Joking Jack’s Cressie ‘hurry up’ message

Joking Jack Sullivan last night sent @whufc_official a ‘get on with it it’ message ahead of the news being broken that Aaron Cresswell had signed a big new Irons deal. The news that a major announcement was on the way had been put out and the news was eventually broken a few hours later. The […]

82 Lusitans fans to make the trip to Boleyn

Just 82 have been sold tickets have been sold to FC Lusitans fans for  the away end of the Boleyn Ground for the first qualifying round of the Europa League on Thursday night 15 year old Jack Sullivan has revealed. The game is widely expected to sell out with just 2,700 tickets remaining yesterday to make […]

Cresswell signs new five year deal

David Gold has just announced on Twitter that Aaron Cresswell has agreed a new  deal at West Ham. He tweeted: I’m pleased to announce that Aaron Cresswell has committed his future to WHUFC by signing a new 7 year deal.” The Hammers had promised an announcement earlier in the afternoon and for the Hammer of the […]