Hammers v Cardiff – the predictions

The Hammers go into this evening’s Premier League clash against Huddersfield 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 […]

Chicharito sounding like a changed man

Confident Chicharito iis looking forward to plenty of points this Christmas declaring: “December is always crucial for us to get as many points as we can and to achieve the goals we want to” he said. “We are all going to be ready now for the [Christmas] period and we know that recovery will now be […]

Sullivan happy to welcome former club in FA Cup

West Ham co owner David Sullivan is delighted with a Third Round FA Cup draw against the club he and David Gold formerly owned – Birmingham City. The two were in charge at St Andrew’s for 16 years before selling out to Hong Kong businessman Carson Yeung and after a short break from the game took […]

Hammers get home draw for third round

West Ham will be at home for the Third Round of the FA Cup having been pulled out of hat first to play Birmingham City. That’s a hugely ironic draw for the owners who were previously in charge of the Bluenoses. That we have been drawn to play at the London Stadium is a huge […]

Warnock’s Snodgrass woe still haunts Cardiff boss

Neil Warnock will have nothing but warm words for Robert Snodgrass when the Hammers meet Cardiff City at the London Stadium tomorrow night. For the veteran boss admits that when the two parted company at Leeds where he managed the Scot he could have cried. Discussing tomorrow night’s game he said: “It was one of […]

Declan lays immediate ambitions on the line

Declan Rice insists the Hammers have to target six pints from the next two games against Cardiff and Palace. He told www.whufc.com:  “Saturday was a special start to this next run of games. We have got Cardiff and then Palace and we have got to look at it as a chance to get nine points. […]

Pelle’s demands on midfielder have paid off

Manuel Pellegrini made two major decisions in the summer – one about Felipe Anderson and the other on a certain Robert Snodgrass. At the time they were at the opposite end of his thinking with one to become the marquee signing at 35 million and the other needing to show that he could his unfortunate […]