Lanzini, Sakho, Bilic & Downing: Friday's news

  • by Staff Writer #2
  • Friday, 3rd July 2015

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On this day - 2 July
Once West Ham United full-back Tim Breacker is today celebrating his 50th birthday.

Get with the Programme!
West Ham United kick-off the historic Farewell Boleyn season with an 84-page issue for the UEFA League first qualifying round first leg visit of FC Lusitans.!

'This is why we will sell-out the new Stadium'
Diego Poyet says a sold-out UEFA UEFA Europa League first qualifying round tie against Andorran side FC Lusitans illustrates the sheer size of West Ham United.

Hammers secure first leg advantage
A brace from man-of-the-match Diafra Sakho and a James Tomkins header rounded off a convincing, if unspectacular match.

West Ham eye transfer of Manuel Lanzini to be playmaker for Slaven Bilic's new-look side
West Ham have made a move for exciting Argentine playmaker Manuel Lanzini.

West Ham 3-0 Lusitans: Diafra Sakho scores double and James Tomkins adds a third as Hammers get Europa League campaign off to a flying start in front of new boss Slaven Bilic
Slaven Bilic won his first game in charge of West Ham on Thursday night- and was promptly branded arrogant.

Slaven Bilic will miss West Ham's trip to Andorra to face FC Lusitans after watching first leg from Upton Park stands
Slaven Bilic was branded arrogant by Lusitans manager Xavi Roura before it was revealed he's unlikely to travel to the return leg.

Middlesbrough join Sunderland in race to sign West Ham winger Stewart Downing
Middlesbrough are looking into the possibility of launching a hugely ambitious bid to sign Stewart Downing.

West Ham 3-0 Lusitans match report: Diafra Sakho gives Hammers winning start to marathon season
With the first week of Wimbledon still upon us and the summer's main cricket series yet to start, men's football made an unusually early bid to reclaim it's place in the sporting consciousness as the Europa League returned in East London.

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Oxford to make history
Reece Oxford will become the youngest ever Hammer to take part in a competitive fixture tonight when he faces FC Lusitanos at the Boleyn Ground.

Nolan warns of Euro danger
Kevin Nolan believes a successful run in the Europa League could make for a difficult season - although he has urged tonight's team to fully embrace the opportunity.

Let the final season commence
That West Ham United have been able to completely sell out the Boleyn Ground for tonight's Europa League tie against Andorran minnows FC Lusitanos is a clear indication of the fans' desire to make the most of the limited time remaining at our famous old ground.

West Ham Utd 3-0 FC Lusitanos
West Ham enjoyed a comfortable win against the minnows from Andorra at the Boleyn Ground tonight - although it could have been by a far more comprehensive margin.

Cuadros on... West Ham United (full press conference)
Lusitanos manager Xavier Roura Cuadros launched into an extraordinary attack on his opposing number Slaven Bilic after his team were soundly beaten by West Ham at the Boleyn tonight.

Westley on... FC Lusitanos (full press conference)
Temporary Hammers boss Terry Westley was reasonably pleased as his young side emerged from the first leg of their Europa League tie with Lusitanos in a strong position.

Alex Song spotted at the Boleyn
Alex Song was at the Boleyn Ground last night to watch West Ham beat Lusitanos in their Europa League qualifying tie.

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