Archive | June 2017

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Your Shout: The Fans React!

We’re back with our newest feature called ‘Your Shout’ where fellow Hammers fans send us their opinions via smartphone. Tonight we have Rob, Andrew, Baz and Mr B and the general feeling seems to be a slight unease and worry over out lack of signings. Everton gazumping us for the signing of Henry Oneyekuru his […]

Carroll and Sakho missing as first players return

Pedro Obiang and Sam Byram are the first Irons to make a training ground return and Angelo Ogbonna and Michail Antonio are also expected to be back at Rush Green early after injury issues. But there’s no sign of injury-ravaged strike pair Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho who missed so much of last season with […]

West Ham players return next week

West Ham’s first team squad will return to Rush Green next Wednesday to start their pre-season after completing their summer holidays with their families. Several players are have returned already to the training ground as part of their rehabilitation programme in the build up to the pre-season. After a few days of training at the Rush […]

Former West Ham Employee charged

A former West Ham United club employee has been charged in relation to the Hillsborough disaster. Graham Mackrell, who was working as club secretary and safety officer at Sheffield Wednesday at the time of the disaster, has been charged in relation to safety failures at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest, which […]

Odds of Giroud and Walcott joining Hammers

Oliver Giroud remains the 5/2 favourite to join West Ham while the Hammers are also listed as the 3/1 favourites for Theo Walcott to join the Irons. Sky Bet offers odds of 5/2 for Giroud to become a Hammer this summer while Lyon is 7/2  Napoli 14/1 Marseille and Everton both art 18/1 PSG 25/1 […]

Gold confirms Hammers summer priorities

David Gold has declared publicly what ClaretandHugh has been telling it’s followers for several weeks this summer – ignore speculation on any West Ham signing apart from front men! The media has been full of rumours that any number of midfielders will be on their way to the club – including bookies’ favourite Jack Wilshere. […]

David Gold speaks to Talksport

Cresswell’s Pablo delight

Aaron Cresswell is thrilled that Pablo Zabaleta has joined the club recalling his “fantastic ” record at Manchester City. The Hammers’ England international declared: “Watching him throughout his time with Manchester City, which was nearly a decade, the things Pablo Zabaleta did for that club were fantastic, winning Premier League titles cups and the like. He […]

Former Hammer of the year retires

Former three times Hammer of the year Scott Parker has announced his retirement from football The 36-year-old started his career at Charlton, before moving to Chelsea for £10m in January 2004. The midfielder enjoyed four seasons in East London between 2007-11, making 129 appearances, scoring 12 goals. “I have enjoyed so many incredible moments during […]

City’s Iheanacho valuation revealed

Manchester City have put a £25m valuation on Kelechi Iheanacho and will battle the Hammers on the size of a buy back clause. The Irons have revealed to ClaretandHugh they want a 50 percent clause inserted into any deal but media sources are claiming Pep Guardiola wants it set at 40 per cent. However, the […]