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How well are we playing the generation game?
Monday, 10th December 2018
by Paul Walker
''Iíd like to talk about legacy. The West Ham United we will pass onto our kids. The ones who have never been inside the Boleyn Ground but will have the much-maligned London Stadium as their home...''


West Ham United v Crystal Palace
Friday, 7th December 2018
by Preview Percy
''There's a spring in Preview Percy's step this weekend. Two wins in a row will have helped, of course but he also seems convinced that it is "open season" on carol singers and was last seen looking for his baseball bat. Here's his look at this weekend's trip across the water by Crystal Palace.......''


West Ham may be a club for turning
Thursday, 6th December 2018
by Paul Walker
''Now I have been warned not to use the words 'turning point'. Something about not tempting fate and having to buy the half-time booze if I dared. A fate worse that death that, in the Bobby Moore lower concourse...''


Crazy snooker challenge lifts West Hamís spirits
Tuesday, 4th December 2018
by Staff Writer #3
''A light-hearted snooker challenge could prove to be the catalyst for an upturn in West Ham Unitedís fortunes this season...''


West Ham United v Cardiff City
Monday, 3rd December 2018
by Preview Percy
''We wouldn't describe Preview Percy's mood on his return from Newcastle as "happy". More "slightly less displeased than usual". As a newt. Here are his musings on the midweek visit of Cardiff City in which, unusually for him, he manages to not use the word "sheep" once..... ..''


Newcastle United v West Ham United
Thursday, 29th November 2018
by Preview Percy
''This week we're spoiling you as Preview Percy brings you mention of not one but TWO footballers who aren't quite as dead as some people think. And maybe if there's time something about this weekend's trip to Newcastle.....''


West Ham searching for improvements at Newcastle United
Tuesday, 27th November 2018
by Staff Writer #3
''West Ham United visit Newcastle United on Saturday aiming to improve on their recent poor run of form in the Premier League...''


Engineering works in progress
Tuesday, 27th November 2018
by Rio Barlow
''For longer than I care to recall, engineering works have been the bane of every West Ham fan's life. From the Boleyn to the murky world class transport links in E20, a diet of delays, diversions and rail replacement buses have caused strain on everybody determined to get to watch our beloved team...''


West Ham United v Manchester City
Thursday, 22nd November 2018
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy delivered his look at this weekend's visit of Manchester City twenty-four hours earlier than usual, telling us that he had "somewhere else to be" at the usual time. In hiding from the Abu Dhabi royal family we reckon.... ..''


West Ham season expectations for 2018/2019
Wednesday, 21st November 2018
by Staff Writer #3
''New manager, new era for West Ham United. ..''


It can only be us, canít it?
Friday, 16th November 2018
by Paul Walker
''Itís all so West Ham, isnít it? We are too obvious, too true to form, too predictable. Too often part of a painfully embarrassing soap opera that just delights everyone but us...''


How can we produce an atmosphere?
Tuesday, 13th November 2018
by cockneyboy21
''Iím a season ticket holder in my late twenties and generally do around a dozen away games each season...''


Huddersfield Town v West Ham United
Friday, 9th November 2018
by Preview Percy
''We've spent most of today trying to work out exactly who the "mischievous few" are from this site that Sam Allardyce was moaning about in his latest radio rant. Then we remembered Preview Percy. Here's the old fool's look at this weekend's trip to Yorkshire.....''


Letís act like a big club
Thursday, 8th November 2018
by Paul Walker
''We want to be big time, donít we? So now is the moment for our Board to start acting that way, and that means handling in the correct manner the two difficult contract issues at the opposite ends of our squad...''


More of the same, please
Tuesday, 6th November 2018
by Paul Walker
''Weíre getting there, arenít we? Bit by bit, inch by inch, the West Ham we all view as the great unpredictables, who donít know the meaning of the word consistent, are beginning to look the part...''


West Ham United v Burnley
Friday, 2nd November 2018
by Preview Percy
''Apparently the state pension will rise by £299 in 2019. Which would account for the near smile that arrived on Preview Percy's face after this week's budget. Unfortunately he thought that was a weekly rise rather than an annual one, hence the slightly grumpier than usual tone of this week's look at the visit of Burnley..... ..''


Havenít we been here before?
Friday, 2nd November 2018
by Paul Walker
''Here we go again. itís Burnley next and we are still running on the pitch, fans are still fighting inside and outside the stadium, and we are getting flares thrown now, too...''


West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur - League Cup 4th Round
Tuesday, 30th October 2018
by Preview Percy
''Somewhat - and understandably - subdued following his trip to Leicester here's Preview Percy look at the midweek visit of Spurs in the League Cup.....''


Just how do you put this horror into words?
Tuesday, 30th October 2018
by Paul Walker
''Sometimes words are just not enough, sometimes they become meaningless, sometimes there are too many of them. Sometimes the shock is so profound you are stunned into silence...''


Leicester City v West Ham United
Friday, 26th October 2018
by Preview Percy
''Here's Preview Percy's look at Saturday's visit to Leicester City. Those of you of a more sensitive nature might just want to skip the bit about Jamie Vardy's early departure the other night.......''


And into the fire
Wednesday, 24th October 2018
by HeadHammerShark
''Well, that didn't last long...''


West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur
Friday, 19th October 2018
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy wasn't as upset as some when England crashed out of the World Cup at the semi-final stage this summer. To find out why, and to find out why Daisy, The Work Experience Girl With The Beautiful Smile is nowhere to be seen this week read on... If you look hard enough there might also be some stuff about Tottenham in there....''


An unwelcome conundrum
Thursday, 18th October 2018
by Graeme Howlett
''The suspension of Under 18s coach Mark Phillips has given West Ham United's Board yet another unwanted headache to deal with...''


The SAB and the 'false gains' claims
Wednesday, 17th October 2018
by Graeme Howlett
''I was interested to read a item on West Ham's website this morning citing the gains made as a result of the concerted efforts of the now defunct SAB (Supportersí Advisory Board) and the DSAB (Disabled Supportersí Advisory Board)...''


As the Hammers march through the Carabao Cup, should we consider the options?
Tuesday, 16th October 2018
by Staff Writer #3
''There are few things better than watching the Hammers put eight goals over an opponent as they did against Macclesfield Town at the end of September. ..''


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