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Southampton v West Ham United
Tuesday, 10th February 2015
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy doesn't like to mention it but, for a while, he used to live not far from Southampton as a kid. Neither he nor the town benefited much from the experience and he made his way back to London as soon as he could. Their loss is, er, also our loss.... ..''


Mixed emotions over Morrison departure
Sunday, 8th February 2015
by Casey H. Moore
''Ravel Morrison is leaving West Ham United in the summer, having signed a pre-contract with Rome club, Lazio, ahead of last Monday's transfer deadline. I, for one, have mixed emotions about this...''


The Olympic Stadium: a fair poll?
Sunday, 8th February 2015
by Peter Caton
''Football fans are a conservative bunch. Most have their matchday routines Ė travel, drinking, eating and a favourite seat or spot on the terraces. It is understandable that talk of a new ground, however much it may promise future success for the team, will cause unease amongst some supporters. ..''


West Ham United v Manchester United
Saturday, 7th February 2015
by Preview Percy
''A cricketing blacksmith, a shopping channel table lamp, a pitch for an ITV sitcom and some dandruff. Welcome to the strange world of Preview Percy. Warning: article may contain some stuff about this weekend's match against Man Utd. But we wouldn't bank on it.......''


Was anyone reading the rules?
Friday, 6th February 2015
by Paul Walker
''So, here we are again, with our name tarnished by another brush with officialdom, this time world governing body, FIFA...''


15 cup finals: the hunt for Europe
Tuesday, 3rd February 2015
by Ian Harrison
''West Ham United have had a complete turnaround in their fortunes following last seasonís disappointment that even resulted in the clubís own fans voicing their displeasure on more than one occasion. ..''


The time travellerís strife...
Tuesday, 3rd February 2015
by Craig Climpson
''If a time traveller boarded his Delorean in May 2011, typed '2 February 2015' into the keypad and hit the 88mph required to fire up the flux capacitor in order to create a split in the space/time continuum (bear with me, I know where Iím going with this), heíd arrive at a time when West Ham United FC were sitting 8th in the Premier League and safely through to the fifth round of the FA Cup...''


Liverpool v West Ham United
Friday, 30th January 2015
by Preview Percy
''Liverpool. They're not one of Preview Percy's favourite clubs. But you probably worked that out for yourselves......''


Bristol City v West Ham United
Friday, 23rd January 2015
by Preview Percy
''Chimpanzees, sonic screwdrivers and the FIFA presidential election. It must be time for a visit to the Avram Grant Olympic Rest Home For The Bewildered where your host is, as ever, Preview Percy. Never mind......''


The strange path of an American Hammer.
Wednesday, 21st January 2015
by Casey H. Moore
''Many in the United States know the toil of supporting a shit sports team, the Philadelphia Phillies, the New York Knicks, or the Tampa Bay Bucs. ..''


Can West Ham qualify for Europe?
Tuesday, 20th January 2015
by Gursimran Hans
''With the recent 3-0 home victory over Hull City, our first league win since December 20th, talk on whether or not West Ham can still qualify for Europe has been re-ignited. We currently sit in 7th place on 36 points after just 22 games and are only four points off the Champions League. How long can the Hammers keep in the race for the European places?..''


West Ham United v Hull City
Saturday, 17th January 2015
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy is back after his rest home relocation. No deposit required.....''


The Olympic Stadium: making dreams or scheming schemes?
Monday, 12th January 2015
by Paul Turner
''When it has come to West Ham United's move to the Olympic stadium, I guess I have been a fence-sitter for most of the process. I could see the pros and cons but never felt totally one way or another on the issue to start with. ..''


Everton v West Ham United - FA Cup 3rd Round
Monday, 5th January 2015
by Preview Percy
''They're moving Preview Percy to a new home at the weekend. We can only hope he gets left behind in the move. In the meantime here's his look at the third round of the Cup. If you're a BT Sport exec you may want to skip this one.....''


Expectations and the West Ham fan
Monday, 5th January 2015
by Turgon
''With the FA Cup 3rd round tie against Everton coming up this week, itís a good time to reflect on what we Hammers fans expect from our club. ..''


West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion
Wednesday, 31st December 2014
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy takes a look at the first game of 2015. Contains the not nearly used enough word "poppycock" as well as a "Daft Fact Of The Week" that, unusually for him, is both daft AND a fact..... ..''


Just our reffing luck
Wednesday, 31st December 2014
by Nicky Hawkins
''First things first. Chelsea were too good for us. Going to Stamford Bridge where the record now stands at eight played, eight won was always going to be a big ask to take anything from the game. The gulf in class was just too big, and even if Song and Sakho had started, I believe we would still have been beaten as convincingly. ..''


Peace and goodwill? You must be joking!
Tuesday, 30th December 2014
by Paul Walker
''So we were expecting it to be all peace and light at Boleyn Towers amongst our bickering hierarchy, season of goodwill and all that. Yea, right, and pigs might fly...''


West Ham United v Arsenal
Saturday, 27th December 2014
by Preview Percy
''It's Christmas. He's been raddled with 'flu and we have two games in three days. Surely we let Preview Percy off writing another one of his efforts? No. Though in retrospect perhaps we ought to have done......''


West Ham United v Chelsea
Thursday, 25th December 2014
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy wishes to bestow his best wishes to you all this festive season. He's been really unwell with the flu you see so he's not his usual self........''


West Ham United v Leicester City
Friday, 19th December 2014
by Preview Percy
''We didn't ask Preview Percy whether or not he wanted to send everyone a Christmas message because, frankly, we're not that stupid. Here's his look at this weekend's visit of Leicester City If you're looking for goodwill to all men etc it's probably best to move on.... ..''


Randall on... Sunderland
Friday, 12th December 2014
by Staff Writer
''We spoke to ex-Rokerite Colin Randall of Salut Sunderland! for his thoughts ahead of this weekend's clash at the Stadium of Light.....''


Sunderland v West Ham United
Thursday, 11th December 2014
by Preview Percy
''With high winds and heavy rain forecast for tomorrow, we visited The Ghana's Avram Grant Rest Home For The Bewildered a day earlier than usual this week in case the place had blown away by the time we got there. Preview Percy took time out from wiring the front doorbell to the mains as a precaution against carol singers to bring us this. Is it us or did the lights just dim? ..''


Reasons to be cheerful
Thursday, 11th December 2014
by Paul Walker
''Pretty good, that feeling when we were third in the Premier League. It may have lasted only for about 30 hours, but it was special all the same...''


A Christmas Carroll
Tuesday, 9th December 2014
by Nicky Hawkins
''I was delighted for Andy Carroll this weekend. ..''




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