Antonio report frighteningly wrong


The number of sad stories appearing in the West Ham media sites is becoming horrifying, never mind frighteningly wrong, and there’s a new one tonight (Tues).

Another from one of the regular sources in these affairs – Football Insider – appears tonight @West Ham in Michail Antonio talks amid ‘huge offer’ reveal – Sources (

Like the Tomas Soucek tale which appeared everywhere – that he was out of contract in June and being hunted by various Italian clubs – this one is going on for about two months old.

It was reported by Claret and Hugh on September 15 @CandH Exclusive: Antonio signs new Hammers deal – (

It is becoming truly staggering the number of so called informed West Ham sites who are so far behind with the news as is the case here.

It may not suit us that the No 9 remains our Number One striker but before breaking stories such as these it may be as well to do a little homework.

The facts are these, Mikey Antonio is contracted to West Ham United until June 2025.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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