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Articles by Nick Fretwell

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Andy Carroll: The last of a dying breed
Monday, 29th April 2019
by Nick Fretwell
''The Boleyn Ground, 1st September 2012. The maverick, the enigma that was Andy Carroll made his West Ham debut. The player that had signed for Liverpool from Newcastle for a massive £35million was now, just two years later, turning out for West Ham United. ..''


Slaven, it's time to up your game
Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
by Nick Fretwell
''Slaven Bilic. West Ham manager and all-round fans' favourite. Letís have a little peek into his tenure so far. ..''


The FA: barking up the wrong tree
Saturday, 14th March 2015
by Nick Fretwell
''Four words. Well, not exactly. Sort of. One letter, two words, one letter and three asterisks. ..''


Fade and die: the same old story
Tuesday, 10th March 2015
by Nick Fretwell
''Itís late October, and West Ham have just produced another amazing performance to win their third consecutive game, and beat the current champions 2-1 at The Boleyn Ground. The win propels them to fourth in the table, just a solitary point behind their defeated opposition. ..''


Expectation, expectation, expectation
Monday, 12th May 2014
by Nick Fretwell
''In the 20th century, West Ham United appointed only eight permanent managers. That's eight managers in over 100 years...''


 
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