Report: Barcelona make Gomez their number one target

According to Mundo Deportivo, West Ham transfer target Maxi Gomez is at the top of a  Barcelona shortlist to be a long-term replacement for Luis Suarez due to his experience in La Liga as well as them being national teammates which should help him adapt to the club and learn the style of play. However, the […]

Arnautovic named player of the year

Hammer Marko Arnautovic has been named as Austrian player of the year for 2018 by his fellow countrymen. Speaking to Austrian paper Kronen Zeitung, he pledged his future to West Ham. saying: “I think it’s really obvious what the media attention has caused. Otherwise, I do not want to say much about it anymore. I’m a West […]

Relaxed Antonio shrugs off the pain

Michail Antonio has seen the dark side of racism during his time in the game but as he approaches his 100th Premier League appearance tomorrow night against Fulham refuses to be concerned by ignorance from the bigots. The Hammers utility man is far more concerned with being a good example to his own children by […]

Pelle explains his Sullivan relationship

Hammers chief Manuel Pellegrini has spoken about the once much discussed relationship with co owner David Sullivan declaring in a very straightforward manner: “I have not had any problems.” A lot of Hammers fans have long believed the chief shareholder imposes his own will on managers and makes all the decisions on signings and departures. […]

Wilshere worries may bring Hammers judgement

Jack Wilshere may be approaching a make or break situation on his Hammers future should he be unable to make a full recovery from his injury problems! Manager Manuel Pellegrini revealed yesterday it was hoped an evaluation next week would make the player’s situation clearer. Absent from action since December he will be given time to […]

Klopp fined by FA over West Ham referee jibe

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp was today fined £45,000 by the Football Association  for comments he made about the referee after the 1-1 draw with West Ham in a Premier League game at the London Stadium on February 4th. The FA charged Klopp earlier this month after his comments were ruled to have “questioned the integrity […]

Anderson making more demands on himself

Felipe Anderson happily admits he has worked his socks off to repay the faith shown in him by Manuel Pellegrini and West Ham. He has shown – game by game exactly what is required to go higher – quality signings and a lot of money. Sounds simple of course but this is the first season […]

Sky pundit predicts comfortable win

Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson predicts an easy 3-1 win for the Hammers when thy face Fulham tomorrow evening at the London Stadium. Merson wrote on the Sky Sports website  “Fulham are in the must-win saloon but they are letting in goals for fun, and I don’t see anything except a victory for West Ham. […]

Hammers confident of Fulham double

West Ham supporters are confident of a Fulham double with 83% of Claret and Hugh readers expecting a West Ham win on Friday night. Just over 5% expect Fulham to win while the remaining 12% predict a draw. West Ham won 2-0 away to Fulham in December and are hoping to complete a league double […]

Former Hammer could make Fulham debut

Former Hammer Havard Nordtveit could make his debut for Fulham tomorrow against his former team. Nordtveit signed for the Hammers in July 2016 on a free transfer from Borussia Mönchengladbach signing a five year contract. He made his official debut for the Hammers on 28 July in a 2–1 defeat to NK Domžale in the first leg of a Europa […]