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Pelle happy with Antonio but has one huge demand

First the good news! Manuel Pellegrini is very happy with Michail Antonio naming him they most dangerous forward in the game against Manchester City and  guy who can play in various positions! Now the bad news! He has to start scoring goals after missing a couple of great chances last weekend which the manager claims […]

West Ham cupboard may be bare in January

Those thinking West Ham have millions in the bank just waiting for the January transfer window may be in for a shock come to the start of next year. West Ham pushed their finances to the absolute very limit in the Summer to commit to the spending of over £100m in transfers Funding for the […]

London Stadium Capacity License could wait until next year

West Ham may need to wait until next year until their safety license is granted to increase London Stadium capacity for West Ham matches to 60,000. The Hammers settled out of court with E20 earlier this month hours before a court case after a two-year dispute but they are yet to get a safety license […]

Newham suggest better West Ham ticketing strategy

The Newham led Safety Advisory Group (SAG) has made a formal request, as the safety certifying body, to Stadium Operator LS185 for a ticketing strategy. LS185 will, in turn, ask West Ham for it minutes from an emergency safety meeting on 28th October reveal. Newham Council says they will expect information about new zoning colours, the […]

London Stadium Wi-Fi gets closer

London Stadium wide ‘High-density Wi-Fi’ is finally getting closer and could be installed by the end of the year insiders claim. Telecoms industry insiders claim that O2 has been awarded the multi-million-pound contract to install Free Wi-Fi throughout the stadium and it is scheduled to be made available to all stadium areas soon. O2 have already […]

West Ham target’s agent speaks on link

Miguel Almiron’s agent has spoken out on rumours linking the Atlanta United midfielder to West Ham. The Irons are named as one of several clubs interested in signing the Paraguayan playmaker.  Newcastle United, Arsenal and Spurs are all reported to have explored the possibility of signing Almiron, going so far as to send offers to […]

London Stadium stewarding numbers revealed

The number of stewards deployed at the London Stadium for West Ham games, concerts and athletics have been revealed after a Freedom on information was submitted by Claret and Hugh to Stadium owners E20. West Ham v Southampton 31st March  1,209 West Ham v Stoke City 16th April  1,158 West Ham v Man City 29th April 1,254 […]

Irons’ FA Cup draw number revealed

West Ham’s number in the upcoming FA Cup third round draw has been confirmed. The Hammers will go into the hat along with every other Premier League club as the world’s oldest cup competition gets serious.  And Manuel Pellegrini’s side will be Number 42! The draw will take place at Stamford Bridge on December 3 […]

On this day: Hammers smash Man Utd!

Eight years ago to the day, West Ham thumped Manchester United in the snow! The Hammers and United met in a League Cup quarter-final, with Sir Alex Ferguson still in charge of the Red Devils.  He did not pick his strongest team, but the likes of Ryan Giggs, Darren Fletcher and, ironically, Javier Hernandez all […]

Rice desperate to exorcise ghosts of St James’

Declan Rice is looking forward to returning to St James’ Park this weekend. The youngster enjoyed two of his key moments in Claret and Blue shirt in the north east. Rice captained the Hammers’ Under-23 side to a Premier League 2 Division 2 Play-off final win over the Magpies in May of last year. Yet […]