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Pelle waits on defender’s fitness test

Aaron Cresswell faces a late fitness test ahead of West Ham’s clash with Cardiff this week. Cresswell was withdrawn during the Hammers’ 3-0 win over Newcastle at the weekend after sustaining a hamstring injury.  And it’s touch and go as to whether the left-back will be fit for the clash with Neil Warnock’s side in […]

BBC pundit hails Pellegrini’s tactical masterstroke

Garth Crooks has hailed Manuel Pellegrini’s decision to play with two strikers against Newcastle. The Hammers boss picked Javier Hernandez and Marko Arnautovic up top as the Irons ran out comfortable 3-0 winners at St James’ Park.  Hernandez scored twice and Felipe Anderson capped an excellent individual display with a superb injury-time finish to round […]

Irons winger hailed as ‘a flying machine’

Felipe Anderson is a “flying machine”, according to Jamie Redknapp! The silky winger destroyed Newcastle at the weekend as the Irons ran out 3-0 winners at St James’ Park. Anderson capped his performance with an excellent solo goal as the Irons leapfrogged the Magpies into 13th. And Sky pundit Redknapp was impressed with the performance […]

‘West Ham should have been out of sight by half-time’

Mark Noble was delighted with the Hammers’ 3-0 win over Newcastle at the weekend, but says the club could and should have scored even more! He told the club’s official website: “I feel relieved because Saturday was one of those games where, if you lose, you’re back in the mix and going into a three-game […]

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 […]

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 […]

Report: Update on key January transfer target

Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron is edging closer to a move to the Premier League, according to a report from El Intransigente. The Paraguay international has been heavily linked with a potential move to England, after lighting up MLS.  In his 69 appearances for Atlanta, he has scored 22 goals and provided 21 assists, marking […]

Report: Villa to sign former Hammer

Aston Villa are set to sign former West Ham defender James Collins, per the Daily Mail. Ginge was our cult hero in east London and took in two spells at the club, first between 2005 and 2009 and then from 2012 to 2018.  He is currently without a club after leaving the Irons at the […]