Chicharito leaves it with the boss

Chicharito is ready to help grab three points from Bournemouth tomorrow (Sat) but declares : “We need to adapt.” The 30 year old explained to www.whufc.com: “I know fans would like immediate success and we are doing everything we can. It’s in our own hands. We need to adapt, like with the new players coming […]

The weekend prediction game starts here

Mark Lawrenson has found some easy reasons to avoid tipping the Irons for a win against Bournemouth tomorrow (Saturday). He bases his prediction on last weeks performance at Liverpool declaring: “I was at Anfield on Sunday  and they (West Ham)  were far too open. New Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini has bought a lot of attacking […]

Hammers in new bid to settle stadium ‘claret’ dispute

West Ham are willing to pay up to £380,000 to change the pitch surround at London Stadium to claret. The BBC website has this morning picked up the story CandH originated earlier in the week and has neatly summed up the issues at stake. So for those playing catch up on the irritating activities or […]

Pellegrini insists there can be no home sickness

Manuel Pellegrini believes the Hammers squad has the “personality” to go for the three points against Bournemouth on Saturday. Speaking at his pre-match presser he said: “ Away, you may have to defend more but at home you must be aware of counter attacks but try to create options against the team who come to defend. At […]

Bournemouth hints from Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini has plenty of options as he ponders his team selection for the Bournemouth game on Saturday. The manager – speaking in his pre-match presser – gave little away but maybe indicated that it’s unlikely either Carlos Sanchez or Lucas Perez would be involved. He said: ““I can’t tell you now [if Perez and […]

Video: Boleyn movie scene a real tear-jerker

CandH Exclusive We have been supplied with an exclusive clip from the all action thriller Final Score which really stirs up the emotions as it recalls pre-match routines and fever around the old Boleyn. The film – which hits our screens including a Sky Movies premiere on September 7 – is a hugely exciting tale […]

E20 and the Harry Enfield teenager complex

A substantial number of media outlets are this morning latching on to the latest piece of commercial whinging  from E20 – that they appear to want a ‘Spurs navy’ surround at the London Stadium. Regular readers will know that ClaretandHugh started this particular hare running during the week when questioning the stadium owners over their […]

Irons midfielder may be heading out

Hammers midfielder Josh Cullen has admitted that he could again be heading out on loan as part of his bid to eventually become  part of the Hammers first team set-up. Deadline Day for loans to League Cups and the academy prospect may be on his way admitting: “Yeah, there have been a lot of conversations […]

Honest Rice owns up

Honest Declan Rice admits he wasn’t at his best against Liverpool but obviously wants another chance against Bournemouth on Saturday. The teenager was hauled off at half time at Anfield but as we have come to expect took it on the chin telling www.whufc.com: “For me, personally, I came off at half-time at Anfield. It was […]

Pellegrini gets boost for Cherries clash

Aaron Cresswell is available for the weekend game at the London Stadium although it is not a given he will take over immediately from Arthur Masuaku on the left side of defence. Cressie was left out of the squad last weekend as the manager Manuel Pellegrini was not ready to take any chances on his […]