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The stuff from which nightmares are made!

Match verdict Manchester United 4 West Ham 1 Ashley Fletcher scored the most memorable goal of his young life back at Old Trafford to give the Hammers hope of progress in the EFL Cup. But in the end they were overwhelmed by a buoyant Manchester United and this performance demonstrated very clearly indeed that our […]

How we rated the Irons against United

Ratings from CandH’s Niall McDonald Adrian: Couple of cracking saves at 2-1 and another from Ibrahimovic  at 3-1. Tough gig behind our back line  6 Kouyate: Caught napping by Martial for the 3rd. Took over from Antonio on the right 4 Reid: Resolute but was pulled all over the place by Rooney and Ibrahimovic 5 […]

Boleyn Ground reduced to rubble

BT Sport presenter Jake Humphrey has posted a video of the Boleyn Ground being reduced to rubble today on his Twitter account. The former BBC F1 presenter posted on his instagram account “Morning spent filming at Upton Park…breakfast at Ken’s, final farewell to a legendary ground…” The Boleyn being razed to the ground…ouch… @rustyrockets @JKCorden pic.twitter.com/bbzPEgyWkU […]

London Assembley to hold stadium security enquiry

The London Assembly will hold a meeting  tomorrow morning to discus ongoing concerns around the security of the London Stadium. In an email entitled: “What’s going on at West Ham?” sent to the press the communication says: “Concerns have been raised over security in and around the London Stadium – formerly the Olympic Stadium – […]

Slav told Fletch: “You’re going nowhere”

Ashley Fletcher  played in two finals at Wembley last season and scored in both while  on loan at Barnsley. He was on the mark in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Final against Oxford and returned a month later when he scored the opening goal in the League One Play-Off Final win over Millwall which saw The […]

Sakho return coincides with African Nations Cup

Well despite all the Hammers fingers in the world being crossed, the worst news in the world hit us this morning when the official site announced that Diafra Sakho would be out of action for six weeks. Everybody had been hoping against hope that the  injury he sustained at Old Trafford on Saturday would prove […]

Gold makes point on summer signings

David Gold has jumped to the club’s defence in the transfer market telling fans to remember the good as well as those they may consider the not so good His words came amid much criticism of this year’s arrivals which has been a constant theme since the new season kicked off. And in a new […]

Noble follows the dream

Mark Noble is looking for a top result tonight and is taking much confidence from the result at the weekend. Speaking ahead of the EFL quarter final he said: “The Premier League is important to us because of the position we find ourselves in and we need the points. We have tough games coming up […]

Hammers Striker exit rumoured in January

Sevilla Fc is interested in taking Jonathan Calleri on loan for the second half of the season claims www.estadiodeportivo.com. Sevilla had already been tracking the Argentine player before West Ham came in for him for a season long loan but the report claims they are ready to reignite their interest in offering him a way out […]

Dimi Payet story doesn’t add up

Andrew Dillion in The Sun newspaper is running a supposed ‘exclusive’ claiming Dimi Payet is close to signing yet another pay deal! The story claims “DIMITRI PAYET is in line for a new deal at West Ham – just nine months after signing his last contract. The Hammers’ star man is the club’s highest paid […]