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West Ham United v Ipswich Town
Monday, 26th September 2011
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy is back and, since Mavis The Tea lady discovered that the overtime she put in over last week's preview was unpaid, we're lumbered with his ramblings once more. As usual there's more sensible stuff from the much better informed John Northcutt at the end so you might want to skip through to that. We did.... ..''

Win or lose, here come the boos
Sunday, 25th September 2011
by Daniel Nussbaum
''It was far from pleasant on Saturday as West Ham played host to newly promoted Peterbrough...''

Man crush
Friday, 23rd September 2011
by Adam R
''Itís time to get this out in the open. My mate since I was four years old, a fellow season ticket holder and general all-round good egg has a man-crush dilemma...''

Peterborough: no problems anticipated
Thursday, 22nd September 2011
by Guest Writer
''After two wins in a row and eight goals scored in those games, it was perhaps a surprise to see the Hammers play out a goalless draw against Millwall at the weekend. ..''

West Ham United v Peterborough
Thursday, 22nd September 2011
by Preview Percy
''Sadly, Preview Percy is away once again this week - something to do with an all-expenses-paid weekend of outrageous decadence in Bridlington. On the bright side, the office has lost that lingering 'damp' smell that curiously manifested itself during the old boy's presence - and the tea lady is delighted at the hour's overtime she's getting for writing this week's match preview.....''

Time to honour a legend
Thursday, 22nd September 2011
by Brian Evans
''Myths and legends - it's what makes most organisations 'human'. It's about putting a public face on an institution; someone to give it the human touch, make it seem much more real than just a building, company or club. It helps create or cement an identitiy for such entities...''

Together, not a loan
Tuesday, 20th September 2011
by Daniel Nussbaum
''The hot topic up for debate seems to be the loan system, for all of its advantages and disadvantages. Some love it, others hate it but the truth lays, as usual, somewhere in the middle. You need not look any further than our beloved West Ham United, when searching for a proper example of the conflict...''

Fans' forum: 15th September
Friday, 16th September 2011
by Brian Evans
''I popped along to this last night. I didn't ask any questions as I was trying to focus on David Gold's answers, but it's inevitable that in such a forum (I reckon about 120 were in attendance) there would be some repetition...''

Millwall v West Ham United
Thursday, 15th September 2011
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy is actually away on a Saga Cruise on the SS Marco Boogers which is currently touring somewhere where heíll complain about the food, water, tea, heat and anything else he can think of while heís not chasing after rich widows. Which is exactly what heís like when heís at home really...''

West Ham can keep goals coming against Millwall
Wednesday, 14th September 2011
by Guest Writer
''West Ham United gained a great result against Portsmouth last week to maintain their position as the favourites to bounce straight back from relegation with a return to the Premier League. ..''

Leader or leaner?
Tuesday, 13th September 2011
by Daniel Nussbaum
''Kevin Nolan's summer switch, the one that saw him leave a Premier League club in Newcastle to reunite with his mentor at West Ham, raised quite a few eyebrows. ..''

West Ham United v Portsmouth
Friday, 9th September 2011
by Preview Percy
''Now that the schools have gone back, the police are baffled as to why the levels of anti-social behaviour have actually increased in the vicinity of a certain care home. We're not ones to point the finger but surely the fact that Preview Percy is back from the international break cannot be wholly coincidental. Meanwhile here's the old sod's ramblings on this weekend's match against Portsmouth.... ..''

Our club has changed
Friday, 9th September 2011
by Paul Walker
''Sam Allardyce has been in control - and I mean real control - of our club for little over four months, and West Ham has changed dramatically and probably for ever...''

West Ham can improve home record against Portsmouth
Thursday, 8th September 2011
by Guest Writer
''West Ham United take on Portsmouth this weekend in a fixture that has been more commonly associated with the Premiership...''

The other side of the window
Tuesday, 6th September 2011
by Kwame Boakye
''So the transfer window has finally slammed shut, all the talk at long last has come to a halt and I think I speak for all us when I say that it was complete and utter success for West Ham United FC...''

The feelgood factor
Tuesday, 6th September 2011
by Matt Porter
''15 May 2011 at Wigan North Western train station: Itís about an hour after the full-time whistle and the news filters through that Avram Grant has been sacked...''

Thursday, 1st September 2011
by Lee Byron
''First of all, let me take my metaphorical hat off to Carlton Cole and Robert Green...''

So long, Scotty
Wednesday, 31st August 2011
by Daniel Nussbaum
''Today marks the end of Scott Parker's time in the claret and blue. Having arrived in 2007, his early days were marked by injuries and his £7million price tag was starting to raise some questions...''

Nottingham Forest v West Ham United
Friday, 26th August 2011
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy has spent the last few days banging his head against the wall muttering "It's Mansfield 1969 all over again". So it's been business as usual then for the doddery old twit, who just had time to prepare this look at Sunday's match at the City Ground before he was carted away for his therapy session..''

Exclusive chapter from 'Mr Moon'
Friday, 26th August 2011
by Staff Writer
''Last week, West Ham United's match day announcer Jeremy Nicholas released his latest book entitled 'Mr Moon Has Left The Stadium'. ..''

West Ham away form suggests win is good odds
Friday, 26th August 2011
by Guest Writer
''Nottingham Forest provide the opposition for West Ham this weekend and despite the bad result during the week, there is still plenty of cause for optimism for the season and weekend ahead...''

A letter to Sam
Thursday, 25th August 2011
by Fraggle
''There are times when, as a West Ham fan, I despair. Despite the great times I've had and the pride I take in wearing crossed hammers, and even after 40 years of loyal support, I sometimes look on from the sidelines and think to myself, oh dear oh dear, what on Earth was that? ..''

Width and pace, our saving grace?
Tuesday, 23rd August 2011
by Daniel Nussbaum
''It was there for all to see. Max Gradel, a primary West Ham target over the summer and gifted left winger, was wreaking havoc down our right hand side. Leeds' young Ivorian winger was exciting, dangerous and attack minded...''

West Ham United v Aldershot Town (Take Two)
Tuesday, 23rd August 2011
by Preview Percy
''When we popped in to pick up Preview Percy's latest offering we were greeted by a young lady who told us he was busy having treatment for his rheumatism. The funny thing is we're pretty sure that he doesn't have rheumatism. We're also pretty sure that wasn't a proper nurse's uniform either. Anyway he did leave the following scribbled on the back of an old betting slip......''

West Ham United v Leeds United
Friday, 19th August 2011
by Preview Percy
''We're not saying that Preview Percy went looting during the recent disturbances, but when we went to visit him this week there were a lot of suspiciously new tartan blankets scattered around the rest home for the bewildered where he spends his time when the pubs aren't open. Here the grumpy one takes time out from moaning about how easy 'A' levels have become to take a look at this weekend's visit of Leeds United.... ..''

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