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Mental Health Awareness week
Thursday, 16th April 2015
by Paul Turner
''The charity, Mental Health Foundation is holding its annual mental health awareness week starting Monday 11th May where the theme of the week is “be mindful”...''


Big Sam and the glass ceiling
Monday, 13th April 2015
by Anjado
''Sam Allardyce for me is a good manager who could have been a great manager. ..''


Frozen in time
Sunday, 12th April 2015
by Paul Walker
''West Ham are suffering from football inertia of the very worst kind… frozen in time just waiting, begging almost, for something to happen...''


West Ham United v Stoke City
Friday, 10th April 2015
by Preview Percy
''We woke Preview Percy up early for this week's look at Stoke City. No reason. We just wanted to annoy him...... ..''


Sam Allardyce is like Marmite
Thursday, 9th April 2015
by Matthew Kemp
''Following the 2-1 loss to Leicester City, the knives were out for Sam Allardyce. ..''


David Sullivan, it's time to make your mind up
Monday, 6th April 2015
by Geoff Toates
''Indecision and uncertainty, in any business, inevitably leads to reduced performance and profitability. ..''


Stubborn Sam loses fans
Monday, 6th April 2015
by Elliot Pollard
''Saturday’s away defeat to struggling Leicester City means it’s now nine Premier League away games without a win...''


Can the Hammers do the double over Leicester?
Friday, 3rd April 2015
by Staff Writer #3
''Ending the season on a high would be a fitting climax to what has been an excellent season for West Ham who have looked assured of a top half finish. ..''


Leicester City v West Ham United
Friday, 3rd April 2015
by Preview Percy
''The one good thing about international breaks is that it means there's no Preview Percy. Which is why we actually look forward to England friendlies. Sort of. Here's his look at Leicester. Sort of...''


West Ham United v Sunderland
Friday, 20th March 2015
by Preview Percy
''Disappointing - adj Descriptive of the sort of feeling one gets when your attempts to watch a solar eclipse are thwarted by cloud cover. Also, descriptive of anything written by Preview Percy. Especially this.....''


What has happened to our production line of talent?
Friday, 20th March 2015
by Geoff Toates
''The history of West Ham United shows that until relatively recently we have a good record of producing a steady flow of players who have gone on to achieve great things in the game, albeit in all too many cases with clubs other than our own. ..''


When we were kings of Europe: a distant memory not forgotten
Friday, 20th March 2015
by Paul Walker
''It would have been very nice to celebrate the 50th anniversary of our greatest-ever achievement with a return to Europe...''


The FA: barking up the wrong tree
Saturday, 14th March 2015
by Nick Fretwell
''Four words. Well, not exactly. Sort of. One letter, two words, one letter and three asterisks. ..''


Arsenal v West Ham United
Friday, 13th March 2015
by Preview Percy
''What have asteroid strikes, inter-war British cinema and broken teacups all have in common? Nothing, obviously. You'd have to be mad to think so. Here's Preview Percy then.... ..''


Fade and die: the same old story
Tuesday, 10th March 2015
by Nick Fretwell
''It’s late October, and West Ham have just produced another amazing performance to win their third consecutive game, and beat the current champions 2-1 at The Boleyn Ground. The win propels them to fourth in the table, just a solitary point behind their defeated opposition. ..''


Come in Big Sam, your time is up
Monday, 9th March 2015
by Geoff Toates
''I occasionally scan West Ham forums such as KUMB's, West Ham Online and, until it committed hari kari by asking for money to experience an advert-free website, Hammers Mad. ..''


West Ham United v Chelsea
Tuesday, 3rd March 2015
by Preview Percy
''What's the average age of a Grandmother on the Jeremy Kyle show and what's that got to do with Chelsea? Only Preview Percy could make a connection like that......''


What is the 'true' fan?
Monday, 2nd March 2015
by Raedwulf
''The one thing I've found surprising about all the recent column inches and online discussions is that nowhere have I seen any version of one of the common dismissals. "They're not true fans"; "they're not real fans"; "they're not proper fans"...''


There are no winners here
Monday, 2nd March 2015
by Paul Walker
''Shuffling away from the Boleyn on Saturday and heading for a mid-afternoon livener--the best thing about lunchtime kick-offs because the results and performance always seem to be rubbish--surely everyone was left with the feeling that the current situation at the club is doing no one any good...''


West Ham United v Crystal Palace
Friday, 27th February 2015
by Preview Percy
''We asked Preview Percy to look at this weekend's visit of Crystal Palace. This is what was left after the lawyers had looked at it.........''


To offend or not to offend, that Is the question
Thursday, 26th February 2015
by Raedwulf
''"Man offended on behalf of someone else reports incident he didn't see or hear", wrote Staff. It sets up the expectation that the article is going to be wholly dismissive of the current kerfuffle about some idiotic chanting at White Hart Lane last Sunday. ..''


Do you know the way to shame Jose?
Thursday, 26th February 2015
by Paul Walker
''That master manipulator Jose Mourinho is at our place next week, hope everyone gives him a rousing welcome!..''


He ain't heavy, he's my brother
Tuesday, 24th February 2015
by Gordon Thrower
''Gordon Thrower, KUMB.com's Deputy Editor has a brother with Downs Syndrome. Here's what he had to think about the Harry Kane song - and resulting furore.....''


Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United
Saturday, 21st February 2015
by Preview Percy
''It's been a grim old week whichever way you look at it. Here's Preview Percy, so don't expect the mood to lighten any..... ..''


Allardyce finally pulls a hand of aces
Friday, 20th February 2015
by Nicola Quayle
''It looks like the top four dream is finally over for West Ham. Despite being only six points off Southampton, getting ahead of the likes of Liverpool, Tottenham, and Arsenal may be a step too far for Allardyce's men. But how good does it feel to even say that?..''




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