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 […]

Pelle waits on defender’s fitness test

Aaron Cresswell faces a late fitness test ahead of West Ham’s clash with Cardiff this week. Cresswell was withdrawn during the Hammers’ 3-0 win over Newcastle at the weekend after sustaining a hamstring injury.  And it’s touch and go as to whether the left-back will be fit for the clash with Neil Warnock’s side in […]

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. […]

BBC pundit hails Pellegrini’s tactical masterstroke

Garth Crooks has hailed Manuel Pellegrini’s decision to play with two strikers against Newcastle. The Hammers boss picked Javier Hernandez and Marko Arnautovic up top as the Irons ran out comfortable 3-0 winners at St James’ Park.  Hernandez scored twice and Felipe Anderson capped an excellent individual display with a superb injury-time finish to round […]

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 […]

Irons winger hailed as ‘a flying machine’

Felipe Anderson is a “flying machine”, according to Jamie Redknapp! The silky winger destroyed Newcastle at the weekend as the Irons ran out 3-0 winners at St James’ Park. Anderson capped his performance with an excellent solo goal as the Irons leapfrogged the Magpies into 13th. And Sky pundit Redknapp was impressed with the performance […]

‘West Ham should have been out of sight by half-time’

Mark Noble was delighted with the Hammers’ 3-0 win over Newcastle at the weekend, but says the club could and should have scored even more! He told the club’s official website: “I feel relieved because Saturday was one of those games where, if you lose, you’re back in the mix and going into a three-game […]

Poll: West Ham v Cardiff City Win, Lose or Draw?

West Ham faces Cardiff City on Tuesday night at the London Stadium. Today’s Claret and Hugh poll asks whether the Hammers will Win, Lose or Draw? West Ham has played the Welsh side a total of 58 games since their first game one hundred and four years ago in Southern First league on 10th April […]

Zaba and what he wants from the Cardiff clash

Zaba is thinking only of Cardiff City and back to back wins! Whether he plays or not given Manuel Pellegrini’s insistence that he can’t play in every game is another things but his commitment to the squad is clear. Speaking about the game to www.whufc.com he said: “We are thinking about Tuesday, then we will think […]