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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. ..''

My take on Fabianski
Monday, 8th December 2014
by Gordon Thrower
''Lucasz Fabianski was sent off during yesterday's 3-1 defeat of Swansea to the consternation of Swans boss Garry Monk...''

West Ham United v Swansea City
Saturday, 6th December 2014
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy did have a job as a Santa at the local department store until he got the sack after dozens of kids were seen leaving the grotto in tears after he explained to them what venison was. Which meant that he had more time to put together this look at our next fixture. It doesn't show though.....''

Hammers hoping for successive wins when they host Swansea
Saturday, 6th December 2014
by Staff Writer #3
''The high-flying Hammers have made an unbelievable start to the season, rocketing their way up to an incredible fifth position in the Premier League table, only a point adrift of Manchester United in fourth...''

Reasons to believe
Thursday, 4th December 2014
by Paul Walker
''I donít know about you lot out there in the West Ham nation, but I am not really sure how to handle this current situation as an Irons fan...''

Sam's soldiers
Tuesday, 2nd December 2014
by Nicky Hawkins
''Newcastle arrived at the Boleyn on Saturday in a rich vein of form - so rich in fact, that in the last six games they had pulled themselves from the basement of the table and leapt above our lofty position only the week previous. ..''

West Bromwich Albion v West Ham United
Monday, 1st December 2014
by Preview Percy
''Bob Geldof, Grandmaster Flash and even (indirectly) Aztec Camera get referenced in today's effort from Preview Percy. You don't get that in the BBC's match previews. With good reason.......''

The truth - according to Big Sam
Monday, 1st December 2014
by Paul Walker
''It could not have been clearer, could it? When Gary Lineker confronted Big Sam with that question about style and money on Match of the Day...''

Not stuck on the Toffees
Saturday, 29th November 2014
by Paul Walker
''Whatever happens with the FA and their charge that followed the scenes at Everton last weekend, you sense that this is going to be something that rumbles on and on...''

West Ham United v Newcastle United
Friday, 28th November 2014
by Preview Percy
''It seems the country has suddenly gone bonkers over the concept of "Black Friday". Anyone who reads Preview Percy's stuff will know that EVERY Friday is Black Friday around here......''

Everton v West Ham United
Friday, 21st November 2014
by Preview Percy
''Here at kumb towers we love international breaks. Not for the football of course. That would be silly, although we do, of course, enjoy beating Scotland as much as the next man. No itís the fact that we donít have to visit Preview Percy to pick up his copy that cheers us up. *Sigh* only March until the next oneÖ. ..''

Remember, remember Dean Ashton
Friday, 21st November 2014
by Paul Walker
''It has been a week to remember when internationals made my heart race, when England meant something to me and when the memory of Bobby Moore in his glorious pomp dominated the land. The James Bond of football, stirred but never shaken...''

Room for one Morrison?
Wednesday, 19th November 2014
by Nicky Hawkins
''It was the 6th of October 2013, we were 2-0 up and cruising at the Lane. Mo Diame gave the ball to Ravel Morrison just inside his own half...''

West Ham United: the Seventies (Part II)
Wednesday, 19th November 2014
by Paul Sherman
''Just over a month later and after an eternal 32 stops on the underground, I at last stepped off the train at Upton Park station and headed down Green Street towards the Boleyn Ground for the very first time. ..''

West Ham United: the Seventies
Wednesday, 19th November 2014
by Paul Sherman
''For best results, observe the following instructions. Get yourself a steaming mug of tea or coffee, settle into your favourite comfy spot and give yourself time enough to enjoy and reminisce times gone by. This was a labour of love. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing and re-living it. So strap yourself in and fire-up the time machine Ė weíre going back to the seventies! ..''

Fact - or fiction?
Monday, 17th November 2014
by Paul Walker
''Itís all been going too well, hasnít it? Our best start to a season in years, but problems are never far away. So what are we to do with our troubled players, the ones that may be sold, want to be sold, could leave or just cannot get into the side?..''

West Ham United v Aston Villa
Friday, 7th November 2014
by Preview Percy
''Paul Lambert's daughter, an FA investigation into Jesus Christ and the tube station that died of shame. Just another glimpse into the strange world of Preview Percy then.........''

A practical approach to professionalism
Monday, 3rd November 2014
by Paul Turner
''Presenting this topic for discussion does not make me an expert in any shape or form regarding coaching, I must say before I carry on. This comes from watching a talented Athletic Bilbao side play West Ham Unitedís Development Squad in the newly created Premier League international cup competition and just talking about the topic...''

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