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Au revoir, not goodbye
Friday, 6th January 2017
by Chris Scull
''The Boleyn Ground; lukewarm cups of tea in the chicken run. Carlos Tevez in a West Ham shirt. VHS. White dog poo. These are all things we’ve lost to the passage of time. ..''


The Chris Scull column
Sunday, 17th April 2016
by Chris Scull
''Here we go with another column; in one of the most depressing weeks to be a West Ham fan for some time. The game against Man United should have been a joyful carnival that would have sent us partying down Green Street to Wembley; instead we got the worst home performance since August. ..''


The Chris Scull column
Friday, 8th April 2016
by Chris Scull
''I know it’s poor form to blame the ref, especially when both goals we conceded against Palace last week were terrible individual errors, but seriously Mark Clattenburg, what were you thinking?..''


The Chris Scull column
Thursday, 31st March 2016
by Chris Scull
''In spite of having no Premier League action, last week still proved a hell of a week to be a West Ham fan. On to Mark Noble’s testimonial; firstly, the man. ..''


The Chris Scull column
Friday, 18th March 2016
by Chris Scull
''Wha’gwan? Chris Scull here, welcome to my first weekly blog here on KUMB.com...''


Never mind the dressing room, Sam's lost the fans
Monday, 28th April 2014
by Chris Scull
''Oh man, I don't know any more. This season has been beyond painful. The football hasn't been great has it? Usually in a terrible season, we'll have a few shining lights that make it all seem worthwhile... ..''


Viva Bobby Moore: Sir Trevor Brooking
Monday, 25th February 2013
by Chris Scull
''Trevor Brooking was a team mate of Bobby Moore's for a number of years. Talking to Chris Scull on the 20th anniversary of Bobby's death, he looks back at the life of his former captain and friend.....''


Viva Bobby Moore: David Gold
Sunday, 24th February 2013
by Chris Scull
''David Gold was just a supporter of West Ham when Bobby Moore's career was at its zenith. In an exclusive interview with KUMB.com, Gold tells Chris Scull what Moore means to him - and how he intends to ensure that Bobby's legacy is never forgotten.....''


Viva Bobby Moore: Brian Dear
Sunday, 24th February 2013
by Chris Scull
''Brian Dear grew up with Bobby Moore and played alongside him in West Ham's greatest ever triumph - the 1965 Cup Winners' Cup Final win over 1860 Munich...''


Viva Bobby Moore: Harry Redknapp
Friday, 22nd February 2013
by Chris Scull
''Harry Redknapp was manager of West Ham United from 1994-2001. He was also a close pal of Bobby Moore, whose friendship he recalled fondly when speaking with KUMB.com's Chris Scull.....''


Viva Bobby Moore: Jonathan Pearce
Thursday, 21st February 2013
by Chris Scull
''KUMB.com caught up with Match of the Day presenter Jonathan Pearce, a former colleague of Bobby Moore's at Capital Gold, for a chat about the former West Ham captain on the 20th anniversary of his passing. Firing the questions on behalf of Knees up Mother Brown was Chris Scull.....''


Identity crisis? What crisis!
Wednesday, 1st November 2006
by Chris Scull
''So here we are, on the brink of a potentially glamourous new dawn, and a new beginning for our glorious and much loved club...''


Lyall's legacy unfit for silence
Monday, 24th April 2006
by Chris Scull
''Without question yesterday's thrilling semi-final win over Middlesbrough was a fitting tribute to the recently departed 4th and 5th managers of West Ham United; Ron Greenwood and John Lyall. As Pardew rightfully suggested, perhaps the victory was "our destiny", and perhaps there was a hint of divine intervention from above in the way Chris Riggott fluffed his last minute opportunity from 6 yards...''


Reasons to be cheerful?
Wednesday, 26th January 2005
by Chris Scull
''I attended the fans forum on Monday night and in addition to the points already noted I thought it was maybe worth just adding a few more and clearing up the general atmosphere of the whole night...''


 
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