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47,000 season ticket holders renew at the London Stadium

Nearly 47,000 season tickets holders have renewed their seats at the London Stadium when the deadline passed at 5pm this evening.   With 52,000 season ticket holders, it means over 46,280 supporters which account for 90% of all season tickets decided on retaining their seats. Less than 6,000  of supporters (5,720) have decided not to renew which […]

West Ham have scouted 25 goal Bundesliga star

Anthony Modeste, who once had a horror spell on loan at Blackburn Rovers, has thrived in German football and this season has scored 25 goals in 33 games for FC Cologne. In 2015 he was allegedly offered by Hoffenheim to a number of Premier League sides which included West Ham for a mere £5m before moving to Cologne. […]

Huddersfield eye move for West Ham striker

Huddersfield boss David Wagner wants to sign West Ham striker Ashley Fletcher on a season-long loan according to John Cross from the Daily Mirror The newly-promoted Yorkshire club have already made an enquiry to see whether West Ham would allow the former Manchester United starlet join them. Wagner is hoping Fletcher could be his first signing […]

Batshuayi open to loan deal

Michy Batshuayi has confessed he could head out of Chelsea on loan with West Ham keen to land the striker. Batshuayi told Belgian outlet Het Nieuwsblad: “Honestly, I’m not trying to think too much about my future. “It will be up to the board and the coach to decide. I’m the player, I go where […]

Update from Iheanacho’s agent on transfer

Kelechi Iheanacho’s Nigerian agent, Olumide Olowu says there is no current agreement between West Ham and Manchester City for his client but he would be happy to accept a contract as long it is up to his standards. In an email dated today seen by Claret and Hugh his agent says: “There has been no agreement […]

Legal dispute could stall Iheanacho transfer

Kelechi Iheanacho’s proposed summer move away from Manchester City could be stalled claim ESPN,  until a legal dispute with his former representatives is sorted out by the courts. Iheanacho, now represented by Stellar Group, is involved in a lawsuit with his former representatives, U.S.-based First Eleven Management, over his image rights. A source close to […]

Odds on two top striker targets joining West Ham

Bookmaker Sky Bet is making West Ham the red hot odds on favourite to sign Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho but Chelsea’s Michy Batshuayi is a less fancied move by the Bookies making the Hammers only the fourth favourites to make the move to East London behind Monaco, Everton and Newcastle. Sky Bet make West Ham […]

Keeper question splits Hammers fans

The question of whether to stick by our two keepers has split the fan base. In yesterday’s Claret and Hugh Poll we asked whether the club was right to deprioritise the keeper position this summer and concentrate on other positions. Nearly 48% (557 47.73%) agreed with sticking with Adrian and Randolph next season while over […]

A Cuppa with Geo & Gonzo

Last night I sat down with fellow Hammers Chat member Geo to discuss all of the last weeks news, rumours and gossip in the world of West Ham. Strikers, signings, replica kit prices, season tickets and an open Q&A section were all on the agenda in this hour long special.  

Thousands set to miss season ticket deadline

Many thousands of season ticket holders will miss the season ticket deadline at 5pm today as they let their season ticket lapse for the London Stadium. West Ham are confident they will exceed the Premier League average eighty percent renewal rate. In last week’s Supporters’ Advisory Board Head of Ticketing, Nicky Keye confirmed that the average […]