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Irons to join Europe’s top ten elite

West Ham are all set to join the top ten of the most attended club stadiums in Europe and third in England behind Manchester United and Arsenal. The move to the OS will  push them into the football European big boys after the capacity was increased to 60,010 on pure public demand. If West Ham […]

Slav closes in on Palace decisions

Michail Antonio is likely to hold onto the right back position against Crystal Palace this weekend. With Sam Byram carrying a knock and unavailable until the Arsenal game, manager Slaven Bilic is reluctant to risk James Tomkins from the start although he is likely to be on the bench. Tonks played for a while in […]

Bilic rules out defensive duo for Palace clash

West Ham defenders James Collins and Sam Byram will play no part in the London derby with Crystal Palace on Saturday. Slaven Bilic has revealed.has taken a knock and the game will come too soon for James Collins recovering frm a hamstring However the pair are likely to be ready when the Irons  host Arsenal […]

Payet would not be banned from UK

A misinformed piece in the Daily Mirror has suggested Dimitri Payet would not be able to play for West Ham if the UK were no longer part of the European Union. The article by Joe Mewis says: “Britain goes to the polls on June 23 and a Brexit vote could radically change the face of […]

DS exclusive: Martinez will join Irons

Chairman David Sullivan has confirmed exclusively to ClaretandHugh that Valencia wonder kid Toni Martinez is on his way to the club. Despite denials last night on social media, David told us a few minutes ago: ” Yes, I can confirm he will sign in the next 7 days. “There is a large fee if the player […]

Di Canio: “Here’s the next Irons legend”

Paolo Di Canio reckons Dimi Payet is all set to follow in his own legendary footsteps. Upton Park hero Di Canio said: “Payet is a fantastic footballer. He can be a cracker for a few years to come. He works hard for the team, off-the-ball as well as on it. “Look at the top footballers, the […]

Your chance to win the greatest Hammers shirt ever offered on the internet – take your chance

It’s the biggest and best giveaway ever on social media. ClaretandHugh and Hammers Chat have been handed a shirt signed by the entire West Ham legends dressing room. It includes the likes of Paolo Di Canio, Julian Dicks, Ludo Miklosko, Dean Ashton, Rio Ferdinand – and the others…the greatest names in Hammers history. It was […]

Talk a Good Game – it’s Crystal Palace and the ‘gone viral boy Baz’ makes a special appearance

Bonzo honoured at the Olympic Stadium

West Ham legend Billy Bonds has been honoured at the Olympic Stadium with his  shirt is the first to go up at the stadium as the ‘WestHamification’ of their new home continues. WHUFC.com revealed yesterday  “On Wednesday, the construction team set about installing a prototype model of the shirt, this one in honour of West Ham’s […]

Wilfred linked with the Hammers

West Ham has added Wilfried Bony to their shortlist of strikers the club will work their way through if they cannot land Michy Batshuayi claim the Daily Telegraph The broadsheet claims Marseille striker Batshuayi is still West Ham’s top summer target, but the Irons will face considerable competition from rivals Spurs. The paper say Dimitri […]