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West Ham United v Stoke City
Friday, 11th December 2015
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy DOES actually know it's Christmas. He just doesn't like the fact very much.......''

Stop making nonsense
Tuesday, 8th December 2015
by Matthew Webb
''Following the match against Manchester United on Saturday, most people seem to agree that both Marouane Fellaini and Bastian Schweinsteiger should have been sent off. I am certainly one of them. ..''

Manchester United v West Ham United
Friday, 4th December 2015
by Preview Percy
''Picture the scene: A wise man in a velvet smoking jackets pores over reference books and the internet to construct a well-researched article concerning his club’s forthcoming opponents. Pausing only occasionally to sip a chilled glass of Sancerre he constructs his article over the course of a few hours before sitting back at the end of the day in front of a log fire with a decent Armagnac, content with the knowledge of a job well done. That’s how other websites do it. We, on the other hand, have Preview Percy, with a bottle of Mackesons, a packet of Werther’s Originals and, if he’s got change for the meter, one bar on an electric fire……....''

Monday musings: defensive frailties prove costly again
Monday, 30th November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''West Ham United's run of Premier League games without a win extended to four on Sunday afternoon following a desperately disappointing draw at home to West Bromwich Albion at the Boleyn Ground...''

West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion
Saturday, 28th November 2015
by Preview Percy
''We figured that Friday was "Black" enough without subjecting you to Preview Percy. So welcome to "Even Blacker Saturday" then.......''

Hammers worldwide: from Malta with love
Monday, 23rd November 2015
by Norman Galea
''My name is Norman Galea. I'm 52 years old and come from the islands of Malta. ..''

Monday musings: outfought, out-thought and outplayed
Monday, 23rd November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''It was a case of men against boys at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon as Tottenham hammered the Hammers 4-1 in the day's big London derby...''

Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United
Friday, 20th November 2015
by Preview Percy
''We win an award the week there's an international break and therefore no Preview Percy? Coincidence? We don't think so........''

Monday musings: football fans must remain vigilant after Paris
Monday, 16th November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''The terrorist attacks on Stade de France last Friday night left a handful of football fans dead and many more injured. But for the swift actions of French security forces, those numbers could have reached into the thousands...''

Come on folks, do keep up!
Thursday, 12th November 2015
by Paul Walker
''James McCarthy should have been sent off. There you go, I've said it again. ..''

This is our time
Thursday, 12th November 2015
by Stuart Patten
''This is our time. Or so I am being told by the co-Chairman of my wonderful football club. And I have to go along with such a bold statement, and agree, it really does feel as though something special is about to explode across the east of London...''

In reply to the Secret Footballer: an Asian Hammer writes
Tuesday, 10th November 2015
by Iron By Fatherhood
''This only being my fourth season as an Iron I can't comment on history, but rightly or wrongly West Ham United has been tarred by racism since the 1980s (and possibly before). ..''

'Dirty' Everton - and the referee from Wigan
Tuesday, 10th November 2015
by Paul Walker
''The shocking tackle that has sidelined Dimitri Payet for three months is bad enough for any hint of a sympathetic hearing for Everton to be strangled at birth...''

Monday musings: Something's better than nothing
Monday, 9th November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''West Ham's home record against Everton in recent years is little short of appalling...''

West Ham United v Everton
Thursday, 5th November 2015
by Preview Percy
''Hello and welcome to the only match preview you will read this weekend than mentions squirrels. Preview Percy hasn't actually lost the plot. It's just that he never had it in the first place.....''

Monday musings: A Hammers horror show
Monday, 2nd November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''West Ham marked Halloween with a horror show of their own at Vicarage Road on Saturday afternoon, going down 2-0 to newly-promoted Watford...''

Watford v West Ham United
Friday, 30th October 2015
by Preview Percy
''According to a recent report Australians are "drunk, inarticulate and use a 23 letter alphabet". Preview Percy only has 3 more letters to learn before he can emigrate then......''

Monday musings: Goal-line tech has neutralised 'big club bias'
Monday, 26th October 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''The benefits of goal-line technology were clear to see at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon when Kurt Zouma's effort failed to result in the awarding of a goal - despite at least 95 per cent of the ball having crossed the line...''

West Ham United v Chelsea
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
by Preview Percy
''They appear to have discovered a star in the depths of space that is surrounded by some sort of hyperstructure that may, or may not have been constructed by an intelligence far in advance of anything the human brain can comprehend. If you're reading this up there, have you got anyone who can write match previews? Until they get back to us, here's Preview Percy......''

The I’s have it: An elite club at West Ham United
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
by JohnSeb
''There is, and will forever be no 'I' in 'team'...''

Rewind 14 years to derby delight under the lights
Wednesday, 21st October 2015
by Ben Sutherland
''When Chelsea roll into the Boleyn Ground on Saturday, it will be worth Hammers fans old enough to do so casting their mind back some 14 years to a memorable meeting with the Blues which also happened to fall on October 24...''

Hammers not giving up on Pione Sisto
Wednesday, 21st October 2015
by Tony Austin
''Towards the end of the summer transfer window, it was widely reported the Hammers had bid £5million for FC Midtjylland winger Pione Sisto. ..''

Crystal Palace v West Ham United
Thursday, 15th October 2015
by Preview Percy
''We're earlier than usual with Preview Percy's piece this week. He's gone to see his lawyer to make sure his ex-wife can't reopen their divorce settlement. Which she will probably want to do if she reads this......''

More than OK so far, Slav - but now for the great unwashed
Thursday, 8th October 2015
by Paul Walker
''Yep, love this season so far. A bright, new young manager who 'gets' West Ham. Away wins to die for and a team who always look like they can get out of the mire however many daft mistakes cost us crucial goals...''

October: one home game in a calendar month!
Friday, 2nd October 2015
by Brian Williams
''Ask anyone at the Premier League and they will tell you the fixture list is compiled by computer. But what sort of computer?..''

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