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Martinez double as U21s see off League One Rovers!

Tony Martinez grabbed a brace with Martin Samuelsen getting in on the goal scoring act as West Ham’s under 21s brushed aside League opposition in the shape of Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium tonight. It was a tremendous display by the boys who came from behind after a first minute goal by the League […]

Carragher slams Irons and the fans agree with him!

West Ham fans have entered an uneasy alliance with Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville after the Sky pundits blasted Slaven Bilic’s squad. Carragher laid into the Hammers players saying he could see little in the team and suggesting they were going the same way as Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers whilst Neville agreed and claimed […]

Hammers get a Liverpool boost

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has today confirmed that both Sadio Mane and Adam Lallana will miss the clash with the Irons on Saturday evening. The Reds will be aiming to build on their 3-0 victory over Huddersfield at the weekend with the Hammers aiming to make amends in a big way after being hauled back […]

Slaven Bilic remains on thin ice

Friend of Claret and Hugh and Daily Mirror journalist Darren Lewis confirms that Slaven Bilic remains in a precarious position after the latest Premier League result at Selhurst Park. Lewis told his tabloid readers “Slaven Bilic remains on thin ice at West Ham after his players threw away the chance to lift the pressure on him. […]

Hammer makes Bundesliga debut

Hammer Reece Oxford was given his first Bundesliga debut for replacing captain Lars Stindl in Borussia Mönchengladbach’s 3-1 win at Hoffenheim. Though the game was essentially won by the time the 18-year-old made his appearance at the Wirsol Rhein-Neckar Arena, it was nevertheless an important step for the West Ham defender. The highly-rated centre-back started […]

Hammers are bottom of the stats league

Love them loathe them, statistics give a different perspective of a problem as to where the potential source may lay. West Ham are 20th out of twenty Premier League sides with regards to the distance covered per game this season at 106Km per game. Sprints per game and the Hammers are also the bottom of the pile […]

Fan ownership… the Davids and a German tragedy!

We are happy to welcome new blogger ANDY WOOLER to CandH this morning with a timely tale which makes it clear us Irons need to be careful what we wish for! By Andy Wooler As a former West Stand ST holder and shareholder who moved to Germany some three and a half years ago I […]

Deadly TV duo tear into the Hammers

Former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher has torn into West Ham ahead of the Merseysiders arriving at the London Stadium on Saturday evening. He was talking on Sky Sports Monday Night Football and looking back on the game at Selhurst Park he said: “Crystal Palace battered them really, I mean they were lucky to get a […]

The Koeman connection

Ronald Koeman has been ruled out as a replacement for Slaven Bilic. The Dutchman has been mentioned regularly as a possible caretaker boss but his Sgt Major reputation and “patchy” record in Holland is working against him. There were many stories that his departure at Everton was as a result of serious tensions between him and […]

Hammers look for important win tonight

West Ham’s youngsters are looking to move into the second round of the Checkatrade Trophy at Bristol Rovers tonight! The Hammers are allowed to include overage players in the squad but need to have at least 6 U21s in the starting line-up, and we go into the game with three points from three in Southern Group C following […]