Archive | October 2018

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Can you guess what it is yet?

Norwich based artist David “Gnasher” Nash who founded Gnashers Murals is back at work today in Newham creating a second West Ham mural close the famous ‘Long Live the Boleyn’ wall yards from where the Boleyn Ground once proudly stood. The art was commissioned by West Ham supporter Vik Taak who works for Newham Council as […]

Brady’s performance – the fans react

Karren Brady will never be everybody’s cup of tea and there have been many problems between her and the fans over the London Stadium. We would not argue the fans have been unfair in their judgements of some of her words and actions which have often been abrasive. However, she yesterday appeared before a London […]

Poll: Who should be honoured by a West Ham statue?

West Ham Vice Chairman Karren Brady revealed yesterday at City Hill that a statue will be commissioned to fill the empty plinth at Champions Place outside the London Stadium originally intended for the World Cup champions statue from Green Street featuring Bobby Moore, Martin Peters and Geoff Hurst. Earlier this year Newham council under a […]

Only one Iron can be handed this major honour

Ok, ClaretandHugh is ready to stage a protest march if the Irons don’t do the right thing…! Karren Brady has let it be known that the London Stadium’s East Stand is to be named after a Hammers legend adding that it won’t be Dimitri Payet when mischievously asked the question at the London Assembly meeting […]

Report: Chelsea star back in Irons eyes

West Ham are today reported as  “weighing up” what is described as “an audacious January move”for Olivier Giroud. According to the Mirror’s Darren Lewis the Hammers could resume their interest in the former Gunner. He writes: “With his contract up at the end of the season, however, Chelsea are monitoring his situation as Manuel Pellegrini […]

Big blow for Spurs

Tottenham appear to have suffered a major blow ahead of the game against us on Saturday. The Evening Standard is claiming that Dele Ali has been ruled out of the game at the London Stadium which gives the Irons a perfect opportunity to get back on course after the Brighton and Hove Albion defeat. The […]

Investigation into West Ham U18 coach begins

West Ham’s investigation into the youth coach Mark Phillips who went on a march organised by the Democratic Football Lads Alliance, will focus on whether he has brought the club into disrepute claims the Guardian who first broke the story earlier this week. Phillips, who was suspended on Tuesday, is facing the possibility of losing his […]

London Stadium would be difficult to take over

West Ham Vice-Chairman Karren Brady had admitted that the London Stadium with its current contracts would be difficult for West Ham to take over despite saying it is something she would look at. Speaking to London Assembly budget monitoring committee at City Hall she said the club would need to be really clear how UK Athletics, […]

You don’t know what you’re doing!

A football chant usually reserved for referees of ‘You don’t know what you’re doing!’ could be said of London Stadium owner E20 and the LLDC. Yesterday, London Assembly members at City Hall heard that the LLDC don’t even understand their most basic costs at the London Stadium never mind their losses. On 27th September LLDC […]

Brady insists West Ham London Stadium rent is not too low

West Ham Vice-Chairman Karren Brady says she find E20’s match day costs of up to £290,000 per West Ham game quite incredible and she doesn’t understand them. Brady explained to London Assembly members at City Hall today that West Ham’s costs at the Boleyn Ground before the move were £51,ooo per match day including stewarding, police […]