Fornals to play along side Lanzini

As we eagerly await the official announcement of Pablo Fornals as the third West Ham signing of the summer, speculation on social media has been discussing how the 24-year-old will fit within the team, whether he is a replacement for Manuel Lanzini and who could be dropped.

Trying to make sense of the transfer window

Before the summer transfer window opened clubinsiders indicated there would five or six signings  this summer with a larger number of players leaving West Ham.

Double deal could save Celta Vigo

Celta Vigo finished just one place above the relegation zone from La Liga last season despite the inclusion of Maxi Gomez and Stanislav Lobotka in their first team. It just goes to show that two players can’t carry a whole team and now is the best time to cash to help overhaul their squad this summer.

Lanzini contract situation examined

Manuel Lanzini joined West Ham on loan in 2015 with the Hammers eventually paying £10.8m to Al-Jazira in the summer of 2016 to make his move permanent. In July 2016 the Argentine player signed a four-year contract with a clause for another two years.

How My Guide Dog, Nyle, Became a Hammer.

In the second of summer features on West Ham and Accessibility; Blind Hammer highlights improvements for Guide Dog Users.

Chance to own a piece of Boleyn Ground history

Last weekend I took part in the Hammers Chat 24 hour stream-a-fon in aid of Isla Caton.  Geo interviewed me in a Jeremy Paxman style for over an hour as he and the Hammers Chat team raised over £4,000 for young Isla when their marathon was complete.

Hammers honour Boleyn Castle

Loan Stars – How Chelsea Are Outgunning West Ham

Blind Hammer looks at the Uses and abuses of the loan system.

Keep All Our Eggs In one Basket

Blind Hammer argues for quality not quantity.

A day in the life of a West Ham mascot

Words of West Ham Mascot Lucas Gardner Age 7