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Haller’s dream looks likely to go on ‘hold’

Seb Haller excitement at playing against his pal Paul Pogba is likely to go on hold this afternoon with United’s French star a big doubt.
West Ham - 2019-09-22 12:49:02

Neville back in the Hammers bashing routine

Gary Neville is back in Hammers-bashing mode by claiming the club’s top three players aren’t at the level required to play for a truly top side.
West Ham - 2019-09-22 08:49:20

Lanzini injury revealed

With the starting team against Manchester United now officially announced, Claret and Hugh can  reveal that Manuel Lanzini is suffering  an injury that could keep him out the Hammers squad for up to a month.
West Ham - 2019-09-22 16:49:48

Bold ‘West Ham will really fancy winning’ prediction

Former Hammer Ian Wright appears to have little doubt that the Hammers can do Manchester United at the stadium later on today (Sun).
West Ham - 2019-09-22 12:49:02

Pellegrini refuses to dampen squad’s top six dream

Manuel Pellegrini wants a squad of ambitious players filled with self belief rather than issuing warnings to them about keeping their feet on the ground. He wants players who see what’s happened over five games and believe they maintain the...
West Ham - 2019-09-22 12:49:02

Pellegrini contract: big questions remain

Skipper Mark Noble’s words on Manuel Pellegrini will probably have been echoed throughout the fan base.
West Ham - 2019-09-22 08:49:20

United injury doubts as Irons look for repeat

Seventeen year old Mason Greenwood looks to have appears to have been left out of Manchester United’s squad to face the Hammers this afternoon.
West Ham - 2019-09-22 12:49:02

Who chose all the pies"

West Ham supporters can join in the vote to decide which pies we’ll be enjoying at the London Stadium this season.
West Ham - 2019-09-22 12:49:02

West Ham starting XI: The peoples choice

Claret and Hugh readers have been voting for their West Ham starting XI against Manchester United. With 207 votes counted so we can now reveal the peoples vote so far for the Hammers line up this afternoon
West Ham - 2019-09-22 12:49:02

Supporters confident of Manchester United result

Over 63% of Claret and Hugh readers think West Ham will beat Manchester United on Sunday, another 28% say a draw is the most likely outcome while the remaining 9% believe a Hammers loss is on the cards.
West Ham - 2019-09-22 08:49:20

Irons look for top six spot after today’s results

The Hammers have slipped into 11th place following the afternoon results as one of seven teams with an eight points tally.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 19:49:59

Lanzini waits on late fitness test

West Ham’s Manu Lanzini will be given a fitness test before the start of the game against Manchester United on Sunday afternoon.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 08:52:14

Fornals reveals history of fainting

Fornals has revealed a history of fainting. Once during a La Liga match with his former club Villareal against Athletic Bilbao and another the day before Barcelona he fainted.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 16:51:04

United trio look certain to miss Hammers clash

It’s all smoke and mirrors at this time of the week of course but it looks as though Manchester United will be without injured trio Paul Pogba, Anthony Marital and Luke Shaw at the London Stadium on Sunday.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 08:52:14

Star of the show Holland keeps finding ways to win

Nathan Holland has warned Premier League 2 Division 2 clubs the Hammers are the scalp to claim but with 15 games undefeated under their belts no team will find it anything other than seriously tough.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 19:49:59

Lanzini understudy ready and waiting

On paper Pablo Fornals is the perfect understudy and replacement for Manuel Lanzini should he fail a late fitness test tomorrow.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 16:51:04

West Ham skipper dreams of top four finish

West Ham skipper Mark Noble he relishes the visit of Manchester United saying that there is a feeling that a chance exists for one different club to break into the top six  and possibly the top four this season.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 08:52:14

West Ham women set for bumper crowd at London Stadium

West Ham women are set to sell and give away 23,000 tickets for next Sunday’s game against Spurs women at the London Stadium.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 12:51:42

Video: Manuel Pellegrini pre-match presser

West Ham - 2019-09-21 16:51:04

Hammers move to top of the table

West Ham U23’s have moved to the top of the Premier League 2 Division 2 after winning at Bishop Auckland FC stadium. The Hammers youngsters are on unbeaten run of 15 games after beating Middlesborough U23’s 4-3 tonight in a thrilling...
West Ham - 2019-09-21 08:52:14

Poll: Will West Ham win, lose or draw against Man United"

West Ham beat Manchester United at the London Stadium 3-1 last season but what will be the result be this season"
West Ham - 2019-09-21 12:51:42

Friends walk in memory of lost Hammer

A group of ten Essex-based Hammers fans (mostly West Ham season ticket holders) will be walking from Chelmsford to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK.  Their JustGiving page is:  
West Ham - 2019-09-21 08:52:14

Pelle muses final squad tweaks for United clash

Pablo Fornals and Jack Wilshere have been included in the Hammers squad for the clash with Manchester United at the London Stadium tomorrow (Sun) with Manu Lanzini facing a late fitness test.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 19:49:59

Nicholas predicts West Ham’s result against Man Utd

Former Arsenal player turned TV pundit Charlie Nicholas has joined in with other pundits in predicting a West Ham win over Manchester United this Sunday.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 12:51:42

Hammers see off Norwich youngsters

West Ham U18’s came off the 4-1 victors against Norwich U18’s at Little Heath this afternoon.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 16:51:04

Don’t forget to send us your Hammers team for Unted

Everyone likes to think that know better than the manager when it comes to team selection and who should play.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 08:52:14

Safe standing still a possibility at the London Stadium

Claret and Hugh understand that London Stadium owners are having exploratory talks over the viability of installing safe standing rail seats at the London Stadium.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 16:51:04

Amazing Holland guides Irons to 15th unbeaten game

Nathan Holland on the run.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 08:52:14

Poll: Jack Wilshere or Pablo Fornals"

With Manuel Lanzini a doubt for Sunday after Manuel Pellegrini confirmed a late fitness test Manuel Pellegrini could be forced to change his starting XI on Sunday for the visit of Manchester United.
West Ham - 2019-09-21 12:51:42

London Stadium to rock next summer

Green Day, Fall Out Boy, and Weezer, three of the biggest acts in rock music have announced they will be heading out on the road together for the first time ever on THE HELLA MEGA TOUR, stopping at the London Stadium on Friday 26 June 2020.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 08:50:11

Cresswell gets the call

Manuel Pellegrini has made it clear that Aaron Cresswell is ready to take over at left back in he absence of Arthur Masuaku on Sunday afternoon following his double yellow at Aston Villa on Monday.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 16:49:44

Chicharito free kick! Who knew"

Javier Hernandez scored a wonder free-kick from outside the box for Sevilla in a very Dimitri Payey style.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 12:49:51

Don’t drive on Sunday

?World car free day is this Sunday 22 September when West Ham play Manchester United at the London Stadium and Newham council want you to leave you car at home and join thousands across London by taking the train, walking or cycling...
West Ham - 2019-09-20 08:50:11

Hammer makes exciting striker switch

West Ham youngster Anthony Scully heads into the match against Middlesbrough tonight with a three goals from five games scoring record to hopefully maintain.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 19:49:43

Lawrenson v CandH – Round One

Mark Lawrenson has broken out of a stereotypical West Ham defeatist mindset but whether that’s good or bad news remains to be seen.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 12:49:51

Hammers make Johnson/Reid decisions

Ben Johnson was tonight described as very unlikely to make the under 23s trip to Middlesbrough tomorrow night but not because of a pending West Ham first team call-up.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 08:50:11

Pelle refuses to put pressure on himself

Manuel Pellegrini is refusing to predict where we will finish this season as he prepares for a big test against Manchster United.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 16:49:44

Jimmy Bullard on West Ham

Former footballer and Soccer AM  presenter Jimmy Bullard says he has never been so excited at a start of a season as this season as a West Ham fan.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 12:49:51

More West Ham games moved

West Ham?s Premier League home fixture against Spurs on Saturday 23 November will now kick-off at 12.30pm.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 08:50:11

Hammers ready for Chelsea

Head coach Matt Beard fully expects  Chelsea to offer his team a tough test this Sunday but is convenced we can beat the Blues.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 16:49:44

Give us your Hammers team for Sunday please

Everyone likes to think that know better than the manager when it comes to team selection and who should play.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 12:49:51

Choose your West Ham starting XI for Sunday

Everyone likes to think that know better than the manager when it comes to team selection and who should play.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 08:50:11

Hammers look for 15th undefeated outing tonight

Dmitri Halajako is readying himself for another tough test when his Under 23s take on  Middlesbrough on Teesside tonight looking for their 15th undefeated excursion on the bounce.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 19:49:43

Carragher gives it straight on Declan

Pundits are paid as much as anything else to take different points of view to create discussion – par for the course!
West Ham - 2019-09-20 12:49:51

Frankfurt admit regret at Haller sale

Eintracht Frankfurt director of football has explained how he no options left when West Ham moved in on Sebastien Haller during the summer.
West Ham - 2019-09-20 08:50:11

Irons fancied as likely winners over United

Michael Owen reckons West Ham are on their way and that Manchester United will face a massive test at the London Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
West Ham - 2019-09-19 12:50:16

Antonio tells how he nearly quit the game

Michail Antonio has revealed how he came close to quitting the game as a tenager without financial resources and in difficulties.
West Ham - 2019-09-19 12:50:16

Why the Fornals and Diop starts can’t be compared

Pablo Fornals has still to make his big impact at West ham although we have no doubt it will do and hopefully soon.
West Ham - 2019-09-19 08:49:55

Reid/Johnson decisions on the way

Two big questions concerning a couple of Hammers could be decided by this time tomorrow although we are doing our best to get there a bit earlier!
West Ham - 2019-09-19 19:50:24

Hammers boss explains Balbuena first X1 absence

Manuel Pellegrini has admitted that Fabian Balbuena’s absence from the Hammers defence is down to his own error  of judgement.
West Ham - 2019-09-19 08:49:55

Redknapp predicts Irons/Foxes battle for top six

Harry Redknapp may be more into jam roly polys than football these days but his  latest view on West Ham will no doubt be appreciated by the former boss’ detractors.
West Ham - 2019-09-19 12:50:16

Pelle ponders defensive issue – is this the answer"

Manuel Pellegrini’s left back issue against Manchester United may not cause him as many concerns as some of us may have imagined!
West Ham - 2019-09-19 16:50:16

Select your starting West Ham X1 against Man Utd

Remember that Arthur is suspended for the game!
West Ham - 2019-09-19 08:49:55

Neville on whether United should go for Rice

Gary Neville appears to have very mixed views on Declan Rice after  a summer when Manchester United made significant advances for the player.
West Ham - 2019-09-18 16:50:28

Clean sheet Oggy and boys ready for United

Angelo Ogbonna was more than happy to applaud  his teammates’ performance as the Hammers successfully claimed another clean sheet at Aston Villa.
West Ham - 2019-09-18 19:50:06

Poll: Who should replace Masuaku against Man United"

Arthur Masuaku has been suspended and won’t be available for the Manchester United match, who do you think Pellegrini will choose to replace him"
West Ham - 2019-09-18 08:49:53

Rice gets unexpected response from Villa fans

Declan Rice received unexpected praise from Aston Villa fans after West Ham’s visit to Villa Park on Monday.
West Ham - 2019-09-18 12:49:38

Introducing Irons U23 Conor Coventry

Josh Southon continues his occasional series in which he introduces followers to the highly talented Under 23 squad.
West Ham - 2019-09-18 19:50:06

Cresswell or Johnson" CandH poll result

Aaron Cresswell has suffered another blow – this time at the hands of the West Ham fans!
West Ham - 2019-09-18 12:49:38

Irons told: “I think they’re building something there”

West Ham received huge praise from pundit Owen Hargraves following the match at Aston Villa last night.
West Ham - 2019-09-17 16:49:52

Please give us your ratings for West Ham vs Aston Villa

Please vote with your personal ratings for West Ham players who played for ten minutes or more in the West Ham v Aston Villa in the Premier League match at Villa Park on Monday evening.
West Ham - 2019-09-17 08:49:39

Good news on injury front after Villa battle

Silva – closing in on a return
West Ham - 2019-09-17 12:49:16

Rice puts Hammers target on the line

Declan Rice has set this target and believes it is entirely realistic – top six or bust!
West Ham - 2019-09-17 12:49:16

Noble happy with attitude of Hammers ten men

(Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)
West Ham - 2019-09-17 08:49:39

The left back problem comes back to haunt us

With Arthur Masuaku ruled out of Sunday’s game against Manchester United, a rare chance may be looming for forgotten Hammer Aaron Cresswell…or is it"
West Ham - 2019-09-17 19:49:39

No changes as Carragher puts Neville in his place

Carragher: The Hammers look a good team to me
West Ham - 2019-09-17 08:49:39

Balbuena shows why Pellegrini is no kindly grandfather

There was a moment within two minutes of the end of last night’s game which provided a telling commentary on what has happened at West Ham over the last few months.
West Ham - 2019-09-17 12:49:16

Ratings rewind from the CandH expert

By Niall McDonald Fabianski: 2 brilliant saves near the end of the first half; a very quiet second half 7 Fredericks: Solid again, looking like the first choice right-back. Great athlete 7 Diop: Managed well against what...
West Ham - 2019-09-17 08:49:39

Pellegrini unlikely to change the pack

Manuel Pellegrini will name an unchanged team that beat Norwich City if early reports are to be believed.
West Ham - 2019-09-16 12:49:32

Was West Ham kit won in a bet with Aston Villa"

In 1899, there was a fayre was being held near to Villa Park in an area known at the time as the ?Black Patch?, where a travelling community welcomed attractions One visitor apparently challenging all comers, was William Dove, a London-born...
West Ham - 2019-09-16 08:49:39

Noble more than ready after over-long international break

Mark Noble is more than ready for tonight’s game following an over-long international break for us Hammers.
West Ham - 2019-09-16 16:49:03

Loyal Oggy reveals his brush with death

Eleven years ago this December Angelo Ognonna had an almighty brush with death.
West Ham - 2019-09-16 12:49:32

Hammers midfielder “has something you can’t coach”

Josh Cullen’s decision to go out on loan at Charlton again has drawn praise from Hammers skipper Mark Noble.
West Ham - 2019-09-16 19:50:04

Technical players make the difference says Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini has spoken why technical players make all the difference ahead of West Ham’s clash against Aston Villa.
West Ham - 2019-09-16 12:49:32

Video: Dean Smith on West Ham

West Ham - 2019-09-16 12:49:32

Supporters’ club meet with London Stadium owners

The West Ham United Official Supporters’ Club met with the owners of the London Stadium last week in their search for a new home.
West Ham - 2019-09-16 08:49:39
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