Dave Langton

Pellegrini hails ‘leader’ Rice!

Manuel Pellegrini has hailed the talents of Declan Rice! The midfielder has emerged as one of the best players outside the top six for West Ham this season.  His goal against Arsenal in December capped a superb start to the season. And the leadership qualities being demonstrated by the 20-year-old have been hailed by the […]

Ex-Chelsea & Arsenal star to analyse Hammers

Ashley Cole is set to guest on Monday Night Football when West Ham take on Liverpool. The defender is back in English football after joining Frank Lampard’s Derby County. He has moved to the club on a free transfer until the end of the season.   Cole, who has won three Premier League titles, plus the […]

Antonio admits West Ham ‘complacency’

Michail Antonio admits that West Ham haven’t been good enough! The Irons beat Arsenal 1-0 in December but have lost their last three in all competitions, against Bournemouth, Wimbledon and Wolves. Antonio says he found it difficult to sleep after the defeat to Wolves and believes that complacency has crept in at the London Stadium. […]

Liverpool blow prior to Hammers clash

Liverpool will be without Dejan Lovren against West Ham! The title-chasing Reds have a couple of defensive injuries to contend with – Joe Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold are also out – and the Liverpool Echo report that Lovren is set to miss Monday’s encounter too.  The Croatia international, who helped his side to the World […]

Cole: Why I snubbed Man Utd to stay at Hammers

Joe Cole has revealed that he rejected a move to Manchester United when he was at West Ham. The former England international came through the ranks at Upton Park and made over 120 appearances for the club. However, the Red Devils attempted to sign Cole when he was a teenager, but he says he wanted […]

Merson has a go over Arnie!

Paul Merson has had a major dig at West Ham and Marko Arnautovic. Arnie signed a new contract to end speculation of a move to China.  But the Irons have endured a serious dip in form, losing their last three games in all competitions. Merson has had a major dig at the club as a […]

Gabbidon in major dig at West Ham players!

Danny Gabbidon has had a major dig at West Ham players! The 39-year-old played for the Hammers between 2005 and 2011.  And he claims that the players don’t care enough at the London Stadium, with recent form taking a major slide. The Irons have lost to Bournemouth, Wimbledon and Wolves in all competitions since the […]

CandH Player Watch: Marko Arnautovic

In our Player Watch series, CandH’s man Danny Danielli Leach takes a look at Marko Arnautovic’s display against Arsenal, in what might well have been his last game in Claret and Blue! 0 – Service as normal, he applauds the Hammers faithful in the East Stand as always before kick off 17 – Runs on to […]

How we rated the Irons v Arsenal

West Ham were in brilliant form against Arsenal today, with Declan Rice’s first goal for the club proving decisive. Here’s how we rated the Irons… Fabianski Largely untroubled, but did make a very good save from Lacazette in the first half. 7 Zabaleta A natural leader. He never stopped running, and Alex Iwobi couldn’t get […]

Pellegrini delighted with Irons display

Manuel Pellegrini was delighted with West Ham’s performance in their 1-0 win over Arsenal on Saturday. Declan Rice’s superb winning goal gave the Hammers all three points at the London Stadium.  And the former Manchester City manager was delighted with the way in which his side performed, insisting that they played with the mentality of […]