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Bilic and Mourinho’s bottle: ‘He hit it too good’

Slaven Bilic has gently taken the mickey out of self proclaimed ‘Special One’ Jose Mourinho after he smashed a bottle up the touchline and landed in trouble with the game’s authorities. The Hammers boss  smiled: ‘The problem is that he hit that bottle like – well it was a great volley, to be fair. ‘He should […]

Hammers interested in 17 goal French striker

West Ham have been the latest club to be linked with a move for Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, a report in the Sunday People claims. Dembele scored his 17th goal of the season as the Bhoys beat Aberdeen 3-0 to secure the Scottish League Cup on Sunday and is already attracting interest from a string of top […]

Hammers linked with Lyon playmaker

West Ham have offered to take Lyon playmaker Clement Grenier on loan according to Canal +. The midfielder has been plagued by injury this season and has dropped out of first team pecking order. The the 25-year-old is reportedly open to moving on in January if a suitable side come in for him with a loan offer. […]

Slaven gives promising Andy Carroll update

Slaven Bilic has given a hint Andy Carroll could be on the bench for tomorrow’s game at Old Trafford for the EFL quarter final against Manchester United but has promised if he does not make it he will definitely be ready for Saturday against Arsenal. Slav admitted Carroll sometimes feels discomfort after intense training but says […]

Slaven gives Sakho injury update

Slaven Bilic has indicated that Diafra Sakho could be out for one to four weeks but says he will wait for the results of the scan. Slav told a press conference ahead of Wednesday’s game: “Diafra picked up a hamstring injury and we are waiting to see how bad the injury is. He will definitely not […]

Slav puts the PL/Cup priorities on the line

Slaven Bilic admits that the Premier League is the club’s priority this season but declares of tomorrow’s clash with Manchester United:  “It will be a big thing to reach the semi-finals and that is why we are approaching the game in a positive way.” He added: “I said against Chelsea we were the underdogs but […]

The big Cup clash – Hammers Chat preview

It’s a big big game for us at Old Trafford tomorrow evening (Wed) But just how important is for United given their current run of results in the League. As ever our partners Hammers Chat ask the pertinent questions in their series Talk a Good Game and in this match preview of the EFL quarter […]

London Stadium bans overturned

A number of London Stadium bans have been over turned by an independent panel in the last seven days. ClaretandHugh are aware of four appeals involving six season ticket holders previously banned but understands there could be many more. Operator London Stadium 185 and West Ham United introduced a new independent appeal process from 21st November […]

Jose under pressure ahead of West Ham cup clash

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho looks like a man under pressure when snapped outside the Lowry Hotel today ahead of tomorrow’s EFL Cup game against West Ham. The downcast Mourinho donned a blue Adidas tracksuit and had the hood wrapped around his head. The former Chelsea manager’s glum mood was for all to see as […]

Mourinho charged by FA after West Ham game

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been charged by the Football Association for kicking a bottle in frustration during the 1-1 draw against West Ham at Old Trafford on Sunday. Mourinho was sent to the stands by referee Jon Moss was been charged with improper conduct on Monday. He has until 6pm on 1 December to […]