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Archive | November 2015

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Fans TV: “Moses didn’t look like he wanted it”

Two West Ham fans spoke to West Ham Fan TV outside the Boleyn Ground after the draw to give their thoughts on the match and the disappointment of Victor Moses. The fans told the WHFTV Interviewer “Dropping Tomkins was the right decision, playing out of the back was good, second half, same again like the […]

Hammers went in for Drogba

Didier Drogba has revealed that West Ham tried to sign him before his 2004 arrival at Chelsea. He had spent the 2002/03 season with Guingamp before joining Marseille and then Chelsea but in different circumstances could have been at Upton Park. Speaking to Goals on Sunday the forward explained how the Hammers came to his home […]

Bilic: Change of system on the cards

Slaven Bilic has made it clear that a “change of system” is on the way after another devastating injury blow – this time to Diafra Sakho. Although the extent of his injury is unknown at this stage, the manager is worried that a long absence may be on the cards. He said: ““We’re still waiting […]

Keys unlocks torrent of abuse

Richard Keys has received a furious reaction from West Ham fans after again deciding to take a swing at their record under Slaven Bilic. Keys is a pal of former boss Sam Allardyce and has regularly used his personal blog to take a sideswipe  at our  progress this season. He claimed we would burn out […]

Bilic gets a January transfer warning

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has been told there is no cash to strengthen the squad in the January  transfer window. Despite a growing injury list of key players it has been made clear to the manager that there is no cash left in the kitty and he will have to sell if he wants […]

VIDEO: Pulis surprises young Hammers fans

Tony Pulis is a genuinely nice bloke as he demonstrated after the game in the post match Irons/West Brom  press conference today. This video – shown by the Daily Mirror – demonstrates how this can sometimes be a very nice game indeed – in the right people’s hands!

Mysterious absence of midfielder

I have one big question following the match this afternoon – where was Alex Song? Maybe I shouldn’t try to work out the machinations of footballing minds far greater than mind but like most I thought it was a given he would get some much needed game time. Instead, he sat it out on the […]

Sakho injury blow: Club sweats it out

Diafra Sakho is understood to have suffered an injury similar to that which kept Pedro Obiang out of action for several weeks. ClaretandHugh learned this evening that the striker has sustained a quadriceps injury but – as is always the case – the full extent of the problem won’t be known until  the player has […]

Zarate nails the key issue

Mauro Zarate has nailed the problem we gave ourselves against West Bromwich. Not long had elapsed after the final whistle than the Argentinian was out on Twitter giving his take on what had gone wrong. And it’s difficult to disagree  given the amount of possession we had during the first 45 minutes along with the […]

Baggies honour the Boleyn memory

Fair play to West Bromwich Albion. No sooner had the the teams battled to a 1- draw at the Boleyn this afternoon than the official Twitter account of the club provided a really nice touch. They are the first visiting outfit so far to remember publicly that this would be their proud old club’s last […]