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Slav gets serious over Europe

Slaven Bilic is talking Europe in a big way after a fine win at West Brom this afternoon. Looking back on the 90 minutes he reflected: “It is a great performance to come here and win, anyhow, but to do it in style like we did on Saturday makes us pleased and proud.” Speaking to […]

Slav: “We totally deserved it”

Slaven Bilic was delighted with the victory over the Baggies declaring: “We totally deserved it.” He added: “They are physical and organised. They have a good home record against big teams and they were better in the first 25 minutes. We were on the back foot but then we started to stretch them. “The goals helped […]

Video: Special Noble goal – great build-up

Irons have all answers and hit fifth spot

Baggies 0 Irons 3 West Ham survived a really dodgy half an hour with a large helping of decent defending and a fair bit of luck before recording one of their most comfortable wins of the season. Funny how often good teams get lucky isn’t it? 😉 Baggies boss Tony Pulis had sprung a surprise […]

How we rated the Irons

ClaretandHugh Facebook member Graham Hatt is today’s guest ratings expert. Here’s how he marked up the lads. 6 = Average Adrian. Never really troubled 6 Antonio. Got forward at every opportunity 7 Reid. Safety first, no nonsense 7 Ogbonna. Didn’t give Rondon a sniff 7 Cresswell. Had his hands full with the lively Leko but […]

Gold braves pouring rain to salute Irons fans

Co-chairman David Gold made a walk men half his age would have rejected as he strolled around the the Hawthorns at the end of the Irons’ 3-0 win over West Bromwich Albion. DG received an astonishing reception as he walked from his seat and – as the rain poured down – walked the entire circumference […]

Half Time Live

Join the Hammers Chat team for live analysis of our game away to West Brom. Just click on the video link below 1 minute after the referee blows his half-time whistle and join the lads for some biased West Ham fan opinion.    

Irons fans warned to avoid M1

West Ham fans on their way to West Brom have been warned that they should avoid the M1. Massive hold-ups are being experienced following the closure of two lanes on the motorway. This has been caused by an overturned vehicle and the delays threaten to see fans miss kick off by some distance. Associate editor […]

Report: Man City plan Irons defender approach

Manchester City are reportedly lining up a formal approach for Reece Oxford. According to the Daily Mail’s Ian Ladyman “the Champions League semi-finalists are on the look-out for top English talent and the 17–year-old centre half is high on their list of considerations for next season.” Ladyman claims City can offer Champions League football – […]

Irons sign new clutch of youngsters

West Ham may be on their way to the showpiece stadium of British sport as a new home and sitting in a lofty sixth place in the Premier League but they haven’t forgotten their roots. For last week a new clutch of highly promising youngsters were signed as the club strengthened from the bottom up. […]