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Noble intentions
Friday, 29th September 2017
by Bobby
''I wonder how many fans there are left in The Premier League who can boast that a local boy captains their side? ..''

Agony of the long dance of death
Monday, 25th September 2017
by Paul Walker
''IT had to be THEM, didn’t it, the club we all dislike the most who were able to drive another nail into Slaven Bilic’s coffin...''

West Ham 2-3 Spurs (And Other Ramblings)
Monday, 25th September 2017
by HeadHammerShark
''In the classic three act story structure, we typically see a standard set of touchpoints through the course of the tale which give us the basic framework for events to unfold. ..''

West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur
Friday, 22nd September 2017
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy being nice to Spurs? Surely not? Er, no.........''

AskFans Away Days – West Ham
Thursday, 21st September 2017
by Staff Writer #3
''We tasked our resident West Ham fan Lukey Malden with travelling up north to West Bromwich along with his claret and blue buddies and record the experience. ..''

Top 10 West Ham strikers
Wednesday, 20th September 2017
by Staff Writer #3
''We got to a thinking recently, what with the recent acquisition of Chica and the dilemma we’ve faced up front in recent years. Who has been our most prolific striker or strike partnership at West Ham?..''

West Ham United v Bolton Wanderers
Monday, 18th September 2017
by Preview Percy
''It's fair to say that Preview Percy wasn't over-impressed with the entertainment value of the weekend's visit to The Hawthorns. In fact we actually had to wake him up to write a few words about the League Cup visit of Bolton Wanderers. Expect much grumpiness. As usual.......''

West Brom 0-0 West Ham (And Other Ramblings)
Monday, 18th September 2017
by HeadHammerShark
''I am a terrible Englishman...''

West Bromwich Albion v West Ham United
Friday, 15th September 2017
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy was seen to break into a smile this afternoon on hearing of Essex's County Championship win. Sadly he had prepared his look at this weekend's visit to West Bromwich Albion before receiving that particular piece of news........''

West Ham 2-0 Huddersfield (And Other Ramblings)
Friday, 15th September 2017
by HeadHammerShark
''As a kid growing up, one of my favourite films was "Big Trouble in Little China". Being a boy from Essex, I'm pretty sure that the attraction revolved around being shown a world totally unlike anything I had ever even imagined before. ..''

West Ham and The Year of The Long Knives
Monday, 11th September 2017
by HeadHammerShark
''If your household is like mine, then you will have a bin in your kitchen. ..''

What have you done today to make us feel proud?
Monday, 11th September 2017
by Paul Walker
''When I was a kid, pretty much up until now really, Bobby Moore was my idol, a hero who was the face around the world of West Ham United...''

West Ham United v Huddersfield Town
Sunday, 10th September 2017
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy spent the international break visiting Italy. So there's one European country now in favour of Brexit then. Here's his look at our first home game of the season. It's not for the faint-hearted, as usual......''

Friday, 1st September 2017
by Rio Barlow
''16 months ago I walked away from the Boleyn Ground, full of sadness that I was leaving my second - nah, sod that - my true home...''

Newcastle United 3-0 West Ham (And Other Ramblings)
Wednesday, 30th August 2017
by HeadHammerShark
''"Omnes relinquite spes, o vos intrapten" - Dante Aligheri..''

Not another long goodbye… 
Tuesday, 29th August 2017
by Paul Walker
''We’ve all been here before, haven’t we? Slaven Bilic is on the naughty step again and Lord Sully has the raging hump. Is this just another tedious chapter in the long, long goodbye for yet another manager?..''

Newcastle United v West Ham United
Friday, 25th August 2017
by Preview Percy
''It's a long way to Newcastle. However, it's still not the furthest place mentioned in Preview Percy's look at our fourth away match on the trot. Not by a long chalk. To find out the where EFL Cup's next target audience is based, read on. If you like....''

Cheltenham Town v West Ham United
Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy takes a look at Wednesday night's visit to Cheltenham Town. Warning: contains the contents of his handkerchief....."..''

Southampton 3-2 West Ham (And Other Ramblings)
Monday, 21st August 2017
by HeadHammerShark
''It's impossible, it feels to me, to be able to accurately convey the feeling of being a West Ham fan to other people. We can try, certainly, but the reality is that all football fans are convinced they are on a rollercoaster journey of zeniths and nadirs that is unmatched anywhere else in the world. ..''

Southampton v West Ham United
Friday, 18th August 2017
by Preview Percy
''In view of all the transfer speculation that takes place at this time of year, we would like to issue a kumb.com official statement as follows: Preview Percy is categorically NOT for sale. You can take him away for free if you want. Here's his usual mad Friday ramblings. Contains geothermal energy, village idiots and, if you look hard enough, a few words about this weekend's trip to Southampton. Possibly...''

In Retro: Trevor Sinclair
Thursday, 17th August 2017
by HeadHammerShark
''If the early Nineties was a test of faith for West Ham fans, then the second half of the decade was as near as we ever got to the promised land...''

When will we see you again?
Tuesday, 15th August 2017
by Paul Walker
''So the athletics have gone, taking the most corrupt sport on the planet with them. But when, seriously, will have their circus of cheating and drug taking at the London Stadium again?..''

Manchester United 4-0 West Ham (And Other Ramblings)
Monday, 14th August 2017
by HeadHammerShark
''Yesterday I drove for the best part of twelve hours from Essex to Southern France, which is roughly enough time to get me halfway to Manchester based on some reports I read today, and I'm completely knackered. ..''

In Retro: Ian Bishop
Sunday, 13th August 2017
by HeadHammerShark
''I'm looking backwards - I can't face the future just yet...''

Manchester United v West Ham United
Friday, 11th August 2017
by Preview Percy
''A new work experience kid? Odd rants about pyjamas, pitch markings and Abba songs? It can only mean one thing. The return of Preview Percy. If you find anything interesting in there it's likely to have come from the good people of kickoff.co.uk by the way.......''

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