Sean Whetstone

Video: West Ham v Bournemouth Press Conference

Manuel Pellegrini told reporters at the pre-match press conference that he has no new injury worries saying “The same three players with injuries are Andy Carroll, Reid and Lanzini. All the other players are OK.” On the Liverpool defeat he said:“I was very disappointed about the result, I don’t think it was a result that […]

Hammers to face Wimbledon

West Ham have been drawn to face AFC Wimbledon in the second round of the Carabao Cup. Thursday evening’s draw sends the Hammers to the Cherry Red Records Stadium, in Kingston, Surrey to take on the League One side in the week commencing 27 August. Wimbledon defeated Portsmouth 2-1 in their first-round tie, with Joe Pigott and […]

Hammer may not be allowed to leave on loan

Josh Cullen says he is open to the idea of going out on loan but may be required to remain at West Ham to fulfill the eight player homegrown rule. Cullen told the London Standard earlier this week “It’s not that I’ve decided totally whether I am staying or going; at the minute I’m here, […]

No chance of Yaya Toure

Reports this morning that West Ham could sign free agent Yaya Toure this year are wide of the mark we understand. Despite new Premier League rules West Ham could potentially sign a free agent at any stage as long as the player in question was out of contract when the summer transfer window closed. Toure […]

West Ham to be drawn in cup tonight

West Ham  have been allocated the number 23 and will be drawn tonight in the Carabao Cup Southern Group on Sky Sports at 7pm The Hammers will enter the cup at round two with games commencing on week commencing Monday 27th August. Dates: Round one: Week commencing Monday 13 August Round two: Week commencing Monday 27 August […]

Oxford could be offered a German lifeline

Reports in Germany suggest that another German club is considering a loan for him before the 31st August deadline. German magazine Kicker says that Hannover are considering a loan for the 19-year-old Hammer.  Gladbach pulled out of the race for the youngster last week and he has had to make do playing for the West Ham under 23’s […]

Pellegrini upset and unhappy with performance

Manuel Pellegrini has admitted he was upset in the way West Ham defended against Liverpool on Sunday at Anfield but said he was equally unhappy with the way we attacked and lacked possession. He told reporters: “I was so upset with the way we defended and I was not happy with the way we attacked. We […]

West Ham player sends message to the board

Usually, when a West Ham player sends a message to the board it is for all the wrong reasons but Edimilson Fernandes has posted a message on Instagram to thank the board in allowing him to move on loan to Fiorentina with an option to make it permanent. Fernandes wrote: “I would like to say […]

West Ham player ratings results revealed

The first Claret and Hugh West Ham player rating results are in with 291 valid submissions and 41 votes were rejected as they had voted for players who didn’t play or they had made general selections with all tens or all ones. Each score is a mean average across all 291 rating submissions. The score […]

West Ham player ratings launched

Claret and Hugh are launching a new feature for the 2018/2019 Premier League season. Player ratings are an emotive subject and often there is safety in numbers when it comes to understanding an average rating for each player. This season we are launching on online player rating poll after each match to allow to share […]