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Sakho Latest – You couldn’t make it up

Diafra Sakho will be landing back in the UK at 2.20pm this afternoon (Thurs) according to Sky Sports but talks with West Ham owners will have to wait for ….a horse race to be run! One of  Sakho’s advisers has a nag running in the 3.20 at Chelmsford. Such is the importance of Sakho’s situation apparently […]

Diafra Sakho breaks silence on France move

Sky Sports Kaveh Solhekol has spoken Diafra Sakho’s representatives today who confirmed the player remains in France but is flying back to the UK this afternoon but say he defiantly wants to leave West Ham. He wants to setup a meeting this afternoon with West Ham’s co-owners to tell them face to face he wants to […]

Carroll escorted from training ground by police

Andy Carroll was whisked from West Ham ‘s training ground at Rush Green back to court  after a last-minute request for him to give further evidence in the trial of a man accused of trying to rob him of his £22,000 watch. Police escorted the striker from the club’s training ground to Barkingside Magistrates’ Court […]

Hammer undergoes medical at Sheffield United

Domingos Quina is reportedly set to undergo a medical at Sheffield United ahead of a loan move to Bramall Lane. The West Ham midfielder, aged 17, is thought to be travelling to South Yorkshire after being granted permission to join Chris Wilder’s side. Quina has made three appearances for Slaven Bilic’s side and, despite being […]

Diafra Sakho update

Diafra Sakho is still in France missing training at Rush Green for the second day running after allegedly agreeing on personal terms to join French Ligue 1 team Rennes.  France Football claims the Senegal striker and his representatives “do not understand” what has happened over the last 24 hours. He will remain in France on […]

Everton rejects West Ham loan bid

Various Everton news sites claim they have rejected a loan offer from West Ham for Kevin Mirallas this morning. Mirallas has featured four times this season for Everton, but was left out of the matchday squad for last Sunday’s 2-0 defeat at Chelsea with manager Ronald Koeman questioning his attitude. Koeman said: “Mirallas was out […]

Raul Rumour Recycled

Talksport has recycled a rumour that the Hammers are still targeting Benfica’s Raul Jimenez and should they succeed in luring the Mexico international to the London Stadium, it will pave the way for Gabigol to head to the Portuguese giants. The 20-year-old frontman is desperate to kickstart his career elsewhere after a forgettable year in […]

The Diafra Sakho Affair – a defence!

By Hugh Southon Ok, he splits opinion like nobody since Ravel Morrison but Diafra Sakho’s world on Wednesday August 30,2017 needs to be examined a little more closely before hard and fast judgements are made about his behaviour. And the truth surely is that at a time when the manager’s man management is so heavily […]

Gold agrees that ‘West Ham fans deserve more’

West Ham co-Chairman David Gold appears to have some sympathy with West Ham fans agreeing with a comment by one supporter on social media.  West Ham supporter Kenny Edwards messaged the owner last night on twitter to say “We are West Ham United fans we all work hard to buy season tickets we deserve so […]

Fonte/Palace update

Jose Fonte looks certain to be remaining at West Ham despite reports linking him with a deadline day move to Palace. The £8 million January signing looks to be well out of Slaven Bilic’s plans as things stand and given his form since arriving that’s no bad thing. Reports emerged earlier in the week that […]