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Declan identifies the Cardiff danger tactic

Declan Rice has been watching Cardiff City closely – along with the rest of the squad – and has pinpointed the danger area for the Hammers. The teenager claims that the Welsh outfit will be at there most potent from set pieces and thus Hammers defensive discipline seems to be key in that area. The […]

Hammers v Cardiff – the predictions

The Hammers go into this evening’s Premier League clash against Cardiff widely expected to grab back to back wins after the win at Newcastle. Even Mark Lawrenson grudgingly admitted we had “one of their good days” at the weekend and as a result presumably tips us for a 2-0 win. Commenting on  the BBC Sport website. […]

Irons crash out on penalties

West Ham under 18s crashed to a penalty shoot out defeat in last night’s third round FA Youth Cup third-round to Brighton and Hove Albion. The Hammers took the lead through schoolboy Amadou Diallo’s inside six minutes and dominated but failed to kill things off with a second goal at the Chigwell Construction Stadium. Brighton  levelled […]

Pellegrini decides Chicharito’s future

Chicharito is going nowhere despite more than a few murmurings from himself and others about his future. The Mexican has regularly been mentioned as a winter a likely departure either in December or the summer and has even made it clear himself that the move could be on. He has been very unhappy with the […]

Pelle declares Wilshere a £100m player

Manuel Pellegrini was always the driving force behind ensuring that Jack Wilshere was signed on a three year deal at West Ham – a decision considered by many to more than a little controversial. The midfielder’s injury record and recent form suggested this was a big risk but the manager remains convinced of the player […]

Report: Hammers scout for Zabaleta replacement

West Ham have been scouting Algerian right-back Youcef Attal at OGC Nice & they view him as a long-term potential replacement for Pablo Zabaleta claims DZ football who covers Algerian football. The 22-year-old defender only joined French Ligue 1 side Nice from Belgian First Division A outfit Kortrijk in the summer for a transfer fee believed […]

Report: West Ham linked with troubled Championship star

West Ham and Crystal Palace will go head-to-head for Blackburn’s Bradley Dack report the Sun newspaper. The Sun claims the Hammers and Palace are preparing to test Rovers’ resolve with bids of around £20million for the talented Londoner. The 24-year-old recently walked free from court despite breaching a community order for the third time for assaulting a police officer. Dack was accused of […]

Police unimpressed with Birmingham FA cup draw

The visit of Birmingham City to the London Stadium in the FA Cup draw will not be welcomed by the police. Birmingham fans were arrested more often than those of any other club last season. Blues fans were arrested 95 times for football-related offences last season, according to figures released by the Home Office recently. […]

West Ham fan’s murder remains unsolved

Police investigating the murder of a Hammers fan who was stabbed to death as he walked home from a West Ham match have urged any witnesses to “do the right thing and tell us what you know” seven months on from his death. Eight people have been arrested but no charges have been brought and […]

West Ham Podcast: Magpies and Chicharito

Episode fourteen of season eight of the popular West Ham podcast Moore Than Just A Podcast is now available. Listen to Claret and Hugh Associate editor Sean Whetstone with fellow presenters Nigel Kahn, John and George Bucci analyse the  Newcastle away victory, we discuss Javier Hernandez aka Chicharito and the newly formed West Ham Supporters board. […]