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Hammers consider new deal for defender

West Ham are already considering handing James Collins a further contract at the end of the season. The central defender’s position may be under threat today with Winston Reid fit to join James Tomkins – or possibly Angelo Ogbonna at central defence – but his value has been demonstrated very adequately indeed over the last […]

Slav: “Fourth last Christmas? We were lucky”

Slaven Bilic claims the Irons were lucky to be in fourth place last Christmas under Sam Allardyce. And of course the infamous decline following that lined up the present manager for hi tkovr at the club …EVENTUALLY. However, he isn’t looking to learn any lessons from the 2014-15 campagn declaring: ‘This is football. It’s not about […]

AC admits Slav making difference to his life

Andy Carroll has learned his first big lesson under Slaven Bilic – not to go full throttle in training – and it could be the most important of his life as a footballer. The big striker has made a couple of appearances in recent weeks and had a profound effect both times and says: “He […]

Farewell Boleyn: Ted and Len – our golden greats

Two players steeped in Hammers history and one with links to this weekends opponents Watford. Ted Fenton on the left is well known as the man that did the groundwork for the modern day West Ham United as manager during the 50’s but it is Len Gouldon on the right that has the Watford links. […]

Leroy: Slaven’s AC honesty absolutely top stuff

Slaven Bilic has to be the brightest and perhaps cleverest manager in West Ham’s history and he showed it again today when discussing Andy Carroll. You only ever get the truth from this bloke so when asked if he had heard the stories about AC not looking after his body as he might have done […]

Video: The last time we visited Vicarage Road

Vote for Payet as star makes final three

Dimi Payet will scrap it out with Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy for the PFA  Player of the Month Award. The West Ham star was named as one of the final three this morning and you can cast your vote here for our man www.skysports.com/pfa-fans-player-of-the-month-vote. ClaretandHugh gave you the opportunity to vote as […]

Hammers react to AC Milan transfer link

Morning reports that West Ham are eyeing a cut price move for AC Milan playmaker Keisuke Honda have been ruled out by the club. The report emerged in The Sun where it was reported the 77 times capped Japan international has attracted our attention and that a £5 million fee could be involved. The 29 year old […]

Epic fail by Mark Lawenson

BBC pundit Mark Lawenson is at it again predicting his seventh loss of the season for the Hammers. Lawro told the BBC Sport website “Every time I think Watford are about to get sucked into the relegation fight, they come up with a big result  like last week’s win at Stoke, generally away from home. West […]

Hornets boss looks for home comforts

Watford manager  Quique Sanchez Flores may be living in a fool’s paradise or talking a good game but says he is confident of beating us this weekend. Speaking in his presser he said:“We respect the opponents a lot, and in this case it’s West Ham. We have to work very hard to get the result. […]