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Hammers in relegation battle

Hammers in relegation battle

West Ham’s under 23s were beaten 1-0 by Liverpool at the Chigwell Construction Stadium last night to leave them second off bottom in the 12 team League. With numerous players missing via injury or because of them being on duty with the first team...
West Ham - 2019-02-19 12:48:46
Club now expected to buy West Ham player in the summer, quick turnaround

Club now expected to buy West Ham player in the summer, quick turnaround

In the space of a month, Edimilson Fernandes, currently loaned from West Ham, has convinced Fiorentina he?s worth buying permanently. This is what La Nazione are reporting on Tuesday, claiming Stefano Pioli is fully convinced about the Switzerland...
West Ham - 2019-02-19 19:48:48
Revealed: Who Hammers most want to see return

Revealed: Who Hammers most want to see return

A  poll of nearly 1,800 Claret and Hugh readers has revealed that over 64% of supporters can’t wait for Manuel Lanzini  to return to first team action. Fabian Balbuena came second on over 25% of the vote which is good news as both are in...
West Ham - 2019-02-19 08:48:51


Come on you Irons give us that ‘double’

Come on you Irons give us that ‘double’

      By CandH blogger Allen Cummings   Fulham on Friday and another opportunity to record our first ?double? of the season. We missed out at Selhurst Park when squandering  a 1-0 half time lead  so hopefully we can get across the line this time...
West Ham - 2019-02-19 12:48:46
West Ham signing wish still exists, player asks to leave club at end of the season

West Ham signing wish still exists, player asks to leave club at end of the season

Reports from Turkey this Monday are once again linking Gary Medel to West Ham United. Although the rumour has now been spread in the Turkish and Chilean media, the original story comes from Takvim, who claim the player wants to leave Besiktas at...
West Ham - 2019-02-19 08:48:49
Poll: Your thoughts on the new seating proposal"

Poll: Your thoughts on the new seating proposal"

West Ham and stadium owners E20 this morning announced a proposed change to the seating configuration to the Sir Trevor Brooking and Bobby Moore Lower stands at the London Stadium.  The proposal would see 700 extra seats as the lower stands behind...
West Ham - 2019-02-19 08:48:51
No mixed emotions from super keen Iron

No mixed emotions from super keen Iron

Ryan Fredericks will be suffering no mixed emotions should he make the starting x1 for the game against his former club Fulham on Friday night. The right back was the first signing of the summer on a free from the Cottagers in the summer after...
West Ham - 2019-02-19 16:48:48
Pelle weighs options ahead of Fulham

Pelle weighs options ahead of Fulham

Angelo Ogbonna looks booked to start against Fulham alongside Issa Diop on Friday evening with Fabian Balbuena looking booked for a place on the bench. All the noises coming from the backroom team are positive at the moment but it’s unlikely that...
West Ham - 2019-02-19 12:48:46


Hammers on loan striker looks booked for a return

Hammers on loan striker looks booked for a return

West Ham are unlikely to get a transfer windfall from the hoped for sale of Jordan Hugill to Middlesbrough in the summer. ClaretandHugh understands that Riverside boss Tony Pulis has cooled on the striker who joined the Championship side on a...
West Ham - 2019-02-18 19:48:54
Hammers loanee hitting top form

Hammers loanee hitting top form

Edmilson Fernandes is presenting Fiorentina with reasons to make his move to Serie A permanent in the summer. They are believed to hold an option to buy the midfielder and scored in the 4-1 win over Spal yesterday which was his second in three...
West Ham - 2019-02-18 12:48:27
West Ham confirm plans to improve the London Stadium

West Ham confirm plans to improve the London Stadium

West Ham’s London Stadium As reported by the Evening Standard on Monday, West Ham are exploring plans to improve the fan experience at the London Stadium. From the outset, this is an admission from West Ham that their new stadium has...
West Ham - 2019-02-18 16:46:47
Diop set for pivotal Fulham role

Diop set for pivotal Fulham role

Issa Diop is up for another big physical challenge on Friday night and is using the prolonged break to decide on how to handle a certain Aleksandar Mitrovi?. Ironically, with the Hammers looking for strikers this summer, the Fulham front man has...
West Ham - 2019-02-18 12:48:27
700 extra seats would be created in London Stadium

700 extra seats would be created in London Stadium

London Stadium owners E20 have proposed a new configuration which squares off the front of the lower tier stands and brings supporters closer to the pitch in line with a more traditional football stadium configuration rather than the current oval...
West Ham - 2019-02-18 16:48:31


London Stadium seating to move closer to pitch

London Stadium seating to move closer to pitch

West Ham and E20 Stadium have this morning revealed they are currently exploring some significant changes which they believe will improve the seating and experience of supporters in the Sir Trevor Brooking and Bobby Moore bringing fans closer to the...
West Ham - 2019-02-18 12:48:27
Why haven’t there been more Jonathan Spector’s"

Why haven’t there been more Jonathan Spector’s"

It’s not unusual for a Premier League team to sign a player from another European country. After all, there are many talented footballers across the Channel, sometimes stuck at teams that don’t offer them the possibility to shine and perhaps...
West Ham - 2019-02-18 19:50:31
Moyes could have been replaced by a sausage roll

Moyes could have been replaced by a sausage roll

Celebrity West Ham fan Tom Davis told Sky Sports viewers that they could have replaced David Moyes with a sausage roll and the West Ham fans would have been happy. The actor best known for his role as DI Sleet in the BBC Three comedy Murder in...
West Ham - 2019-02-18 16:48:31
West Ham send official on surprising Portuguese trip, going for lower end of market

West Ham send official on surprising Portuguese trip, going for lower end of market

West Ham United were reportedly one of the few clubs who had scouts watching Belenenses playing Marítimo in the Portuguese league this weekend. Newspapers A Bola and O Jogo both report the Hammers’ visit to Setúbal, although neither of them seem...
West Ham - 2019-02-18 16:48:29
Arnie’s opportunity to put things right

Arnie’s opportunity to put things right

Marko Arnautovic may have fallen bang out of favour with many but he remains the Hammers best hope for a last lap charge over the last 12 games of the season. His fall from grace has been dramatic and unsurprising given the January soap opera and...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 12:48:35
Hammers three games away from Wembley final

Hammers three games away from Wembley final

West Ham United take on Huddersfield Town in their SSE FA Women?s Cup fifth round tie at Rush Green on Sunday 17 February. Kick-off is at 2pm. Tickets are priced at just £5 adults and £1 under-16s. What?s more, with no men?s team game this weekend,...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 08:48:38
West Ham points total poll revealed

West Ham points total poll revealed

Over 70% of Claret and Hugh readers expect West Ham to total between 40 and 50 points when the Premier League season ends, a further 24% believe we could push on to between 50-60 points with just over 1% saying 60-69 is still possible.  Just over 3%...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 16:48:48
Perez left out in the cold

Perez left out in the cold

Striker Lucas Perez seems unlikely to be included in Manuel Pellegrini plans for the remaining twelve games of the Premier League season after a failed January exit. West Ham were close to agreeing a permanent £3.5m deal for Lucas Perez to join Real...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 12:48:35
Karren Brady refuses to step down

Karren Brady refuses to step down

West Ham Vice Chairman Karren Brady has refused to condemn her friend Sir Philip Green despite fresh allegations. The Baroness said she would not be resigning as chairman of Taveta Investments – which owns Sir Philip’s Arcadia Group – asking a...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 16:48:48
Exit door looms for striker

Exit door looms for striker

West Ham are understood to have decided that Andy Carroll will not see the option on his contract exercised this summer and the very best he can expect to receive is a pay as you play contract at the club after his injury ravaged spell with us. The...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 12:48:35
Pelle may be ready to revisit midfield option

Pelle may be ready to revisit midfield option

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini looks set to launch a new raid on unsettled Beskitas midfielder Gary Medel in the summer. The defensive midfielder is under contract until June 2020 and has made it clear to Besiktas he has no intention of agreeing a...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 08:48:38
West Ham probe into opinion of east London faithful an absolute no brainer - View

West Ham probe into opinion of east London faithful an absolute no brainer - View

OPINION When West Ham tweeted asking for fans’ suggestions for the club’s player of the year, the response was overwhelming – and almost unanimous. My player of the season so far is __________ pic.twitter.com/WOVAYL0Ahx — West Ham...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 08:50:19
Why Tottenham’s Harry Winks or West Ham’s Declan Rice should move to Old Trafford – Danny Murphy

Why Tottenham’s Harry Winks or West Ham’s Declan Rice should move to Old Trafford –...

Danny Murphy previews Chelsea vs Man United In his weekly column for the Mail on Sunday, Danny Murphy has previewed Monday night’s FA Cup clash bewteen Chelsea vs Man United. Both these sides come into the game on the back of defeats. PSG beat...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 16:46:58
Report: Hammers eye 33 year old to replace Zaba

Report: Hammers eye 33 year old to replace Zaba

There are stories …and then there are sensible reports! And the tale in The Sun this morning seems like nether  given the Hammers and Pablo Zabaleta have yet to agree on whether he will be staying at the club next season. As we have reported on...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 12:48:35
Fabianski set for Hammer of the year

Fabianski set for Hammer of the year

If  the Hammer of the year vote was held this week then Lukasz Fabianski would be the runaway winner with nearly sixty percent of the vote. With over 2,000 readers voting in the Claret and Hugh poll,  1,214 out of 2,206 supporters put their x in the...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 08:48:38
Manchester United told to keep ‘close eye’ on two players ahead of summer transfer window

Manchester United told to keep ‘close eye’ on two players ahead of summer transfer windo...

SportPaedophile teacher targeted choir boys over period of 30 yearsHarry Winks has enjoyed a fine season for Tottenham (Picture: Getty) Niall Horan enjoys Valentine's Day company so much he spends next day with same...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 16:46:15
Irons strike force at bottom of pile as fans vote

Irons strike force at bottom of pile as fans vote

If anyone were to doubt the standing of the Hammers strike force in the eyes of the fans they had a big awakening in the ClaretandHugh poll for Hammer of the Year. Whilst there may still be much to come from the unpredictable Marko Arnautovic his...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 16:48:48
Poll: Which injured West Ham player will you most welcome back"

Poll: Which injured West Ham player will you most welcome back"

Hammers Manuel Lanzini and Fabian Balbuena both look in contention to return from Injury for selection in the 18 man match day squad to face Fulham next Friday. Both trained well in the warm weather training in Malaga earlier this week and are eager...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 12:48:35
Karren Brady: ‘It is no use complaining’

Karren Brady: ‘It is no use complaining’

West Ham Vice Chairman Karren Brady says there is no use in complaining about agents and scouts if no-one breaks the law. Writing in her Sun football diary the Baroness points out the world is obsessed with football pointing out that West Ham have...
West Ham - 2019-02-17 08:48:38
Mascot prices are value for money claims insider

Mascot prices are value for money claims insider

A list compiled by the BBC shows West Ham now charge the highest for football mascot packages in the Premier League after Everton decided to abandon their scheme were they were listed as the most expensive in the top flight.  That leaves West Ham...
West Ham - 2019-02-16 12:48:36
Birthday bubbles for Manuel Lanzini

Birthday bubbles for Manuel Lanzini

Hammer Manuel Lanzini was treated to a hilarious rendition of I’m forever blowing bubbles in Marbella from Fabian Balbuena and Felipe Anderson as the West Ham first team squad squad took time out to celebrate the Argentine’s birthday in Spain....
West Ham - 2019-02-16 16:48:22
Ravel to feature in Sweden and Jamaica

Ravel to feature in Sweden and Jamaica

Former Hammer Ravel Morrison has signed with Swedish top-tier club Ostersunds FK for the rest of their season. The 26-year-old  was signed on loan from Lazio on a six-month deal. Morrison had been on trial with Ostersunds FK during their winter...
West Ham - 2019-02-16 12:48:36
Piegate: West Ham supporter hit by Pie at Wolves

Piegate: West Ham supporter hit by Pie at Wolves

A pie-throwing female Wolves season ticket holder has been banned from matches for three years after targeting a West Ham fan seated below. Josephine Johnson pleaded guilty to hurling the missile, which hit a West Ham supporter on the head during...
West Ham - 2019-02-16 12:48:36
Poll: How many points will West Ham total this season"

Poll: How many points will West Ham total this season"

So we are more or less two-thirds of the way through the season and currently sitting on 33 points in the Premier League. We have 12 more games to play with of course 36 points up for grabs and a mixture of very hard, hard and not so hard games to...
West Ham - 2019-02-16 12:48:36
Exciting Hammers midfielder set to make his bow

Exciting Hammers midfielder set to make his bow

West Ham could soon be looking towards a couple of Portuguese signings as the next big things to emerge from the under 23s. Xande Silva has made a big impact and although he has suffered a couple of recent injuries is close to fitness again and...
West Ham - 2019-02-16 08:48:44
Leicester City and West Ham fans arrested after brawl

Leicester City and West Ham fans arrested after brawl

A seventh man has been arrested after fighting between Leicester and West Ham fans just minutes before Khun Vichai’s helicopter crashed. A number of fans were involved in a brawl in Filbert Way, near to the junction with Burnmoor Street, at about...
West Ham - 2019-02-16 12:48:36
'I?ve been surprised' - Merson suggests that West Ham ace form could prove to be huge problem

'I?ve been surprised' - Merson suggests that West Ham ace form could prove to be huge prob...

Paul Merson has suggested that Declan Rice’s impressive form could prove to be a problem for West Ham in the future. The 20-year-old midfielder chose to switch international allegiances from the Republic of Ireland to England this week, and...
West Ham - 2019-02-16 16:50:06
Hammers set to exercise midfielder’s option

Hammers set to exercise midfielder’s option

West Ham look set to trigger the one year option they hold on Samir Nasri despite the player’s current injury problem. The return of Manuel Lanzini was thought by some to have reduced the chances of that happening but Manuel Pellegrini is keen to...
West Ham - 2019-02-15 12:48:36
Top journo destroys Rice critics with GCSE jibe

Top journo destroys Rice critics with GCSE jibe

Top sports writer Martin Samuel has destroyed the critics with a withering comment aimed directly at the Republic of Ireland international registration system. Writing in the Daily Mail Samuel declares with contemptuous ease: “Rice performed...
West Ham - 2019-02-15 19:48:51
Big majority in LS racism poll

Big majority in LS racism poll

Michail Antonio – confronted with figures from Sky that 87 per cent of football have seen or heard incidents of racism inside stadiums prompted him to make some pretty radical suggestions about how to stop it. He suggested that maybe matches...
West Ham - 2019-02-15 12:48:36
Concern mounts as senior West Ham star could miss rest of season: report

Concern mounts as senior West Ham star could miss rest of season: report

West Ham are increasingly concerned that midfielder Jack Wilshere could be ruled out for the rest of the season with an ongoing ankle injury,
West Ham - 2019-02-15 16:50:51
Poll: Who is your Hammer of the year this season"

Poll: Who is your Hammer of the year this season"

We are getting to that point of the season when we start thinking Hammer of the Year. The inaugural Hammer of the year award in 1958 coincided with West Ham winning the Division Two title and clinching promotion to the top tier. For the first award,...
West Ham - 2019-02-15 12:48:36
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