Archive | September 2016

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Slav’s stadium training plan isn’t full answer

Fair play to Slaven Bilic. Hewants to train at the London Stadium in order for the lads to become better adjusted to the place. He explained: ” The pitch at our training ground at Rush Green is the same size as the one we play on at Stratford but you can’t replicate what is unique about […]

Bilic ‘s bold bid to end stadium slump

Slaven Bilic wants the first team squad to train at the London Stadium as he bids to find a way out of the present slump. Speaking in his London Evening Standard he said: “I have asked about this and, as far as I understand it, we can train on the pitch there as much as […]

Shocking Irons stat but let’s not be haunted

I hope and pray the well publicised squad night out this week comes back to haunt the headline writers tomorrow and the boys really turn it on. I believe there will be a reaction and Slaven’s decision to let them out to sort things on their own over a meal was the right one…it’s the […]

Defender set to return for Irons

Slaven Bilic looks set to recall Sam Byram as the Irons look for a morale boosting win over Middlesborough at the London Stadium tomorrow (Sat). The right back has been out of favour since a poor game against Watford but the boss looks likely to bring him back with Alvera Arbeola playing on the left side. […]

Gold tells fans to give this player a big welcome

Co chairman David Gold has called on the Hammers faithful to give Stewart Downing a big welcome back when  Middlesborough arrive at the London Stadium tomorrow (Sat). The former Hammer returned to his hometown club soon after Slaven Bilic’s arrival complaining the new boss hadn’t given him the vibes that he wanted him. However, Gold […]

Can we please pay this player what he’s worth!

Whichever way I look at it I can’t help believing that West Ham have made a proper dog’s dinner of their striker problems and central to my thinking is Diafra Sakho. Now, I’m fully aware that a section of fans will moan and groan about his attitude and claim they don’t want him at the […]

Leroy: This player simply has to go!

Simone Zaza is a nothing centre forward who really should have shown some sort of strong point in his game by now. ClaretandHugh’s chief analyst Leroy Rosenior – as a former whoehearted front man for the Irons – has delivered a damning verdict on the Italian. And he declared: “I am just incredibly pleased that […]

Former Iron doesn’t buy into poor form theory

Former Iron Don Hutchison doesn’t buy into suggestions that themove from Upton Park is to blame for their poor start to the season. Speaking to bwin he said, “I don’t buy into the theory that the new stadium has had a negative effect on the players – they need to roll up their sleeves and […]

Antonio picks his next England boss

Michail Antonio wants another former Irons boss to take over as England boss – Alan Pardew. Having been called up by departed Sam Allardyce the Hammers wideman said: “The manager I really like and who’s done well over the years, I’d say Alan Pardew, I was with him at Southampton and I think he’s a quality […]

Hammers to widen players probe

West Ham have decided to widen the probe into the events surrounding thesquad’s night out earlier this week. Whist it was known that the club would look into the allegations against Andy Carroll and Darren Randolph after they were alleged to be out until dawn, the club is now set to make this a wider investigation. […]