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Is failure in West Ham’s DNA?
Tuesday, 28th August 2018
by Gary Steer
''As a fan you certainly cannot blame the owners anymore. They’ve put their money where their mouths are, employed a top manager and they’ve spent £100million on new players. I used to blame the board for everything but now I just don’t understand it. ..''


The big time, Pellegrini style
Tuesday, 28th August 2018
by Paul Walker
''I have a confession to make. When Manuel Pellegrini was installed as West Ham manager, I was not that sold on the idea...''


AFC Wimbledon v West Ham United
Monday, 27th August 2018
by Preview Percy
''The last time we played a team with "Wimbledon" in their name Preview Percy wasn't our preview writer. Ah, happy days.... ..''


Arsenal v West Ham United
Friday, 24th August 2018
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy is kinda relieved that the reign of Arsene Wenger at Arsenal is over as his hip hasn't quite recovered from the "Wenger Hokey Cokey" that started up a couple of years ago. Warning: contains typhoid outbreaks and, worse still, Piers Morgan..... ..''


What has happened to Reece Oxford?
Wednesday, 22nd August 2018
by Joe Dear
''9th August 2015. Arsenal 0-2 West Ham. Man of the Match – Reece Oxford. ..''


Time Is Not On Our Side, Manuel
Tuesday, 21st August 2018
by Paul Walker
''Manuel Pellegrini has only been around five minutes managing West Ham , but he’s already stuck between a rock and hard place. ..''


West Ham United v AFC Bournemouth
Friday, 17th August 2018
by Preview Percy
''He survived a weekend on Merseyside, or, should we say, Merseyside survived a weekend of Preview Percy who now turns his attention to this week's opening home match against AFC Bournemouth. Just don't get him started on their name......''


Manuel's magical mystery tour
Tuesday, 14th August 2018
by Paul Walker
''OK, everyone finished? I do hope we have seen the end of the ritual blood letting that has followed Sunday’s miserable defeat at Anfield, the ground where they have an offside law all of their own...''


Liverpool v West Ham United
Friday, 10th August 2018
by Preview Percy
''And so a new season dawns. A new manager. Lots of new players. Same old Preview Percy though. Sadly. He's back with a look (sort of) at this weekend's visit to Liverpool. And an interesting theory as to the whereabouts of David Sullivan. On the off-chance that his theory is right we'd just like to say that Kepler 442b is our favourite exoplanet......''


Revolution not evolution this time around
Thursday, 9th August 2018
by Paul Walker
''Well, it’s over. The most momentous transfer window in West Ham’s history overseen by a ‘next level’ new manager and a major shareholder and board who have changed fans’ perception of them for ever...''


2018/19 squad confirmed
Thursday, 9th August 2018
by Staff Writer
''The summer transfer window has closed with West Ham United having made no less than TEN new signings...''


A constructive summer
Monday, 6th August 2018
by Paul Walker
''It grieves me to say this, and I’m sure many of you out there in the Irons nation will see my point, but one person has come out of this summer of love with a smile on his face, and that’s our beloved owner David Sullivan...''


Are West Ham’s European hopes pure fantasy?
Tuesday, 31st July 2018
by Staff Writer #3
''The days following a World Cup can feel like an empty vacuum. ..''


West Ham injury analysis over the past six seasons (2012/13-2017/18)
Tuesday, 31st July 2018
by Staff Writer #3
''Football injuries are extremely common, and in some cases an injury to a player has the potential to ruin a club’s chances of silverware...''


Pellegrini gets his backing
Monday, 23rd July 2018
by Staff Writer #3
''There’s a different feel to this season’s build up and it has a lot to do with money. Three of the biggest transfer deals in West Ham's history - and the likelihood of more to come. ..''


What can West Ham fans expect from Ryan Fredericks?
Monday, 23rd July 2018
by Staff Writer #3
''West Ham United have moved quickly in this summer's transfer window with Manuel Pellegrini adding five new faces to his squad including Jack Wilshire and Felipe Anderson. ..''


Let's Fix Modern Football - Pipe Dreams Edition
Friday, 20th July 2018
by HeadHammerShark
''Imagine writing a long article highlighting the ludicrous, self serving, avaricious attempt by England's self styled biggest football clubs to murder the game, and then casually chucking in there that you had some plans to address those same imbalances. ..''


Keep calm and think of Everton
Tuesday, 17th July 2018
by Paul Walker
''It’s been some week, eh? Finishing on World Cup Final day by breaking our transfer record for the third time in a year and second time in weeks...''


Watching England in a World Cup semi final
Wednesday, 11th July 2018
by sicknote
''An "old twat", some of you young'uns might say. "Grumpy and cantankerous", I also hear you say. Yet some of us have done some things in life that will live with us forever. ..''


England, my England, where did you go?
Thursday, 5th July 2018
by Paul Walker
''It’s coming home, I keep being told. And there was a time I couldn’t have cared one way or the other, such had been my disconnection with England and the unedifying circus that surrounded our national team...''


Saved by the bull
Thursday, 28th June 2018
by BristolHammerFC
''KUMB moderator BristolHammerFC writes in response to those who claim that West Ham United was saved from administration by the club's current owners in 2010.....''


Jeremy Nicholas' After-Dinner Stories (from My Disastrous Broadcasting Career)
Monday, 25th June 2018
by Gordon Thrower
''You’ll remember Jeremy Nicholas from his days as the match announcer at the Boleyn – his was also the voice behind the infamous “Mr Moon” announcements that alerted staff to potential problems in the stadium. ..''


Appiah hoping sessions at West Ham can help fulfil Ghana dream
Thursday, 31st May 2018
by Staff Writer #3
''Ex-Ghana international Stephen Appiah has taken his first steps towards his dream of managing his country by undergoing a knowledge-sharing experience at West Ham United...''


Sullivan’s biggest gamble yet
Monday, 21st May 2018
by Paul Walker
''As gambles go, bringing in Manuel Pellegrini is pretty high up there as far as West Ham owner David Sullivan is concerned. ..''


Now let's see what you are made of Mr.Sullivan
Wednesday, 16th May 2018
by Paul Walker
''Not really been your day, mate, has it? Not even your last few months really. But let’s just concentrate of the week in hand...''




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