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Bilic admits job pressure is unpleasant

Manager Slaven Bilic is totally fed up with talking about the future of his job “on a weekly basis.” The manager admitted after today’s game: “I feel it. It didn’t start today. Those speculations, not only about me but there are always a few names and those names are changing. I told you. I’m only […]

Bilic admits Irons deserved the boos

Slaven Bilic was entirely unfazed as the Hammers were booed off at half time admitting they deserved it. The manager said: “We deserved to be booed at half-time. Yes. Definitely. I watched Swansea against Watford last week and they were deservedly booed at half-time because they were losing and did not play well. It is […]

Hart: “We stick together and fight hard

Joe Hart kept himself on a tight  rein but obviously felt things could have been a lot better on the terraces during this afternoon’s match. The England goalkeeper refuses to get involved in name calling and made it clear the fans have the right to express their feelings as they see fit. But clearly he wasn’t […]

How we rated the Irons against Swansea

Niall McDonald hands out the marks Hart: Saved the only shot Swansea got on target. Showed us all what Pep was talking about with his distribution 4 Zabaleta: I wonder what he makes of all this 5 Reid: Lots of sideways and backwards passing, although not the only guilty party 5 Fonte: Comfortable in the […]

Bad boy Sak rescues Hammers ….and Bilic

Hammers 1 Swansea 0 ‘Bad Boy’ Diafra Sakho came good at the London Stadium and and may just have saved Slaven Bilic’s job at the same time. Many are still refusing to forgive the Hammers striker following his summer theatricals in France but his attitude has been exemplary since his return and his last minute […]

HT: Hammers 0 Swansea 0

The Hammers were second best again this season with Swansea dominating possession -though it was of little use to them – throughout the first 45 minutes. But what was truly worrying AGAIN was the Hammers’ inability to stop surrendering possession and to start picking out men with accurate passing. The game got off on exactly […]

Link with Green street should not be forgotten says MP

A year on from West Ham’s first matches at the London Stadium -and as families move into new flats in the club’s demolished Boleyn Ground – the Boleyn community came together today to ensure its football history is not forgotten. Over 50 cyclists, including the local MP and a unicyclist, made the 3-mile journey from […]

Bilic may be forced into late change

We are receiving late and unconfirmed reports that Marko Arnuatovic may be missing from this afternoon’s line up against Swansea City We have been told the left sided £24 million record signing went down with a sickness bug overnight and could be replaced by Andre Ayew. And that suggests that Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez […]

Bobby Moore Statue unlikely to move

The Worldcup champions statue featuring West Ham trio Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters is unlikely to move from its present location on Barking road says Newham councillor Veronica Oakeshott. Local residents will today bike from the statue to the London Stadium to help remember the link between East Ham and the club and local […]

Brave words Slav …all we need now is to deliver!

Slaven Bilic has this morning delivered a big boast in warning the Premier League to be frightened of our awesome array of front men. His bravery is laudable but the problem with boasts is that if they aren’t delivered on all hell can broke loose and the person concerned can find himself pretty vulnerable. With […]