Archive | November 2018

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Arnie’s two word answer to speculation

Mark Arnautovic has responded on social media with a two-word answer but I am not sure anyone is any the wiser with his reply. Instagram user West Ham United Now posted a comment saying: “With all due respect to Arnie, he hasn’t achieved much in his career. So is he looking for a bumper contract […]

Pellegrini happy with Brentford run-out

Manuel Pellegrini was pleased with the way his side performed in their 2-1 friendly victory over Brentford on Thursday. The two sides clashed in a behind-closed-doors friendly, with goals from Robert Snodgrass and Javier Hernandez handing the Irons the win.  Nevertheless, the Championship side worked the Irons hard, and Pellegrini was pleased with the run-out. […]

Majority are happy with West Ham season so far

In a surprise result, nearly 56% of West Ham supporters say they are happy with the progress the Hammers have made this season despite picking up just 12 points from 12 Premier League games. In a Claret and Hugh poll of 1,500 readers, 839 (55.93%) said they were happy with the progress made by Manuel Pellegrini […]

Report: Roma & Milan eye Irons defender

Roma and AC Milan are interested in Angelo Ogbonna, report Calciomercato. The two Serie A clubs are looking to bolster their defence this January, and are keen on offering Ogbonna a return to Italian football.  Ogbonna began his career in Italy with Torino, and spent a total of two years with Juventus prior to his […]

West Ham make history with streaming pilot

West Ham today made history with the first live streaming of a Court of Appeal hearing which was part of a pilot for a new service designed to increase public access and awareness to the court’s work. Online viewers watched via a Youtube live stream as three senior judges heard an appeal on Thursday in the […]

West Ham lead Premier League arrest table

Home Office figures published today reveal that they are 1,822 football banning orders in force representing a decrease of 6% from 1,929 last year. This continues the downward trend seen in the number of football banning orders in force in the last 7 seasons, falling by 43% from 3,174 on 29 November 2011. Of the […]

Reduced transfer window to continue

The Premier League has confirmed that the transfer window will again close a day before the start of the 2019-20 season. All 20 clubs were represented in a share-holders meeting on Thursday, during which the proposal was rubber-stamped, per Sky Sports News. Transfer windows had previously ended on August 30, but the reduced window is […]

Gold-en handshake backed by West Ham chief

David Gold has backed a golden handshake for outgoing Premier League chief Richard Scudamore. Premier League clubs have each been asked to fork out £250,000, so they can hand Scudamore a £5 million payout.  The idea originated with Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck, and it seems as though the majority of clubs will go along with […]

Carroll returns!

Andy Carroll played for West Ham United today! The big striker came on as a substitute in a behind-closed-doors friendly between the Irons and Brentford on Thursday.  He played the second half, joining Javier Hernandez in attack, as the Hammers won 2-1. Robert Snodgrass scored the opener, and Chicharito the second, as the Irons were […]

Midfielder feeling good after injury lay-off

Jack Wilshere says he is feeling good after undergoing ankle surgery. The former Arsenal midfielder has not featured for the Irons in the Premier League since September, in a 1-0 defeat to Wolves.  However, he is nearing a return to action, and he says he will always back himself to make an impact on any […]