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Antonio - our summer of discontent
Friday, 28th April 2017
by Paul Walker
''We all knew this was coming, West Ham always have a transfer saga to while away the summer months - and this year, itís going to be Michail Antonio...''


Stoke City v West Ham United
Thursday, 27th April 2017
by Preview Percy
''Funnily enough we too have been visited by representatives from HM Revenue & Customs this week. Apparently it all stems from a misunderstanding caused by his belief that Canvey Island was a tax-haven. Here's his look at the weekend's trip to Stoke, prepared just before he went into hiding.......''


Injury, a Bilic Godsend
Wednesday, 26th April 2017
by Adam Smith
''Many were convinced that the late season match-up with Everton would see Belgian goal-scoring phenomenon Romelu Lukaku add multiples to his seasonal total. ..''


West Ham 0-0 Everton (And Other Ramblings)
Tuesday, 25th April 2017
by HeadHammerShark
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West Ham United v Everton
Thursday, 20th April 2017
by Preview Percy
''What does Ross Barkley have in common with Professor Stephen Hawking? More than you might think actually. They both feature in Preview Percy's look at this weekend's visit of Everton for a start. And, well, that's it really........''


This is how to lose your job, Slav
Monday, 17th April 2017
by Paul Walker
''If this miserable, painful season finally does for Slaven Bilic as our manager, it wonít have anything to do with signings, the new stadium, the board or even the long-debated move from the Boleyn...''


Just a reminder: a big weekend win
Saturday, 15th April 2017
by Adam Smith
''After a much needed win, West Ham have what appears to be, some breathing room from the bottom of the table. ..''


Sunderland v West Ham United
Friday, 14th April 2017
by Preview Percy
''When we went to pick up this week's offering from Preview Percy we noticed lots of children hanging around outside the Avram Grant Olympic Rest Home For The Bewildered all in tears. Apparently the grumpy one sent them all on an Easter Egg hunt. Without actually supplying any Easter Eggs. Here's his look at this weekend's trip to Wearside......''


Who do you think you are kidding, gentlemen?
Tuesday, 11th April 2017
by Paul Walker
''West Ham were so quick to try to squash any newspaper story suggesting they are trying to find new investment. You just know there is more to it, donít you? So suggestions that our owners are searching for new investment are "utterly false" should be taken with a large pinch of salt...''


West Ham 1-0 Swansea (And Other Ramblings)
Monday, 10th April 2017
by HeadHammerShark
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Arsenal 3-0 West Ham (And Other Ramblings)
Monday, 10th April 2017
by HeadHammerShark
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West Ham United v Swansea City
Thursday, 6th April 2017
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy's struggling a bit this week. We hear he is receiving treatment for some sort of strain sustained during the 100th rendition of "The Wenger Hokey-Cokey" up at Arsenal the other night. Apparently he got stuck during the "knees bent" bit. Here's his look at this weekend's visit of Swansea, with due apologies for the overpowering smell of linament.....''


Fifty years ago today, Ron Greenwood showed us how to play
Thursday, 6th April 2017
by Paul Walker
''It was the Beatlesí fault really with all the current fuss about the 50th anniversary of the release of Sgt.Pepper...''


Hull City 2-1 West Ham (And Other Ramblings)
Wednesday, 5th April 2017
by HeadHammerShark
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Arsenal v West Ham United
Tuesday, 4th April 2017
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy takes his usual slightly odd look at Wednesday's trip to Arsenal. Probably best avoided if your name is Piers Morgan......''


How did it ever get this crazy?
Tuesday, 4th April 2017
by Paul Walker
''Where do I start? How on earth did West Ham go from the beginning of a brave new world to this mess, this circus?..''


An empty feeling
Saturday, 1st April 2017
by Gary Steer
''Are David Gold and David Sullivan really West Ham fans?..''


Hull City v West Ham United
Friday, 31st March 2017
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy doesn't enjoy international breaks because he doesn't get to do his thing. Funnily enough we enjoy them for precisely the same reason. However, if for some unaccountable reason, you've missed him, he is back and here's his look at this weekend's trip to Hull.......''


Humility, dignity and class
Friday, 31st March 2017
by The Pink Palermo
''I like Slaven Bilic - which doesn't qualify him as a good manager, but I believe he is a good person (although Laurent Blanc may not agree). He is the sort of person I'd happily spend a night in the pub chatting with. He has an engaging warmth and I believe the players like that...''


Don't make promises you can't keep
Thursday, 30th March 2017
by Turns to Stone
''Slaven Bilic doesn't make promises to the fans that he can't keep. He understands what the fans want. ..''


What's up with the new guys?
Tuesday, 28th March 2017
by Adam Smith
''A promising set-piece master and a staunch centre back, two players West Ham desperately needed to plug holes in their team. ..''


The needle and the damage done
Tuesday, 21st March 2017
by Rio Barlow
''This hasn't been an easy season. ..''


A little Cup magic
Tuesday, 21st March 2017
by John Courtney
''What with all the negative stories about at the moment and the Chairman's failure (yet again) to keep his gob shut, I thought Iíd take a moment to write about something completely different. Sometimes nostalgia helps put some perspective back into your outlook. ..''


West Ham 2-3 Leicester (And Other Ramblings)
Tuesday, 21st March 2017
by HeadHammerShark
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No time to be fickle, Bilic in or out?
Monday, 20th March 2017
by Adam Smith
''Another loss, another defensive disaster, and another three goals scored. And sure, there is no time to be fickle for West Ham United and their supporters when it comes to the elephant in the room, but is there justification for wanting Slaven Bilic out?..''


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