In brief - Friday's news round-up

  • by Staff Writer #2
  • Friday, 9th March 2018

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West Ham insist meetings with fan groups 'in good faith' after reports of hooligan talks
West Ham have defended the decision to meet with multiple fan groups "in good faith" after a report questioned why the club was meeting with 'hooligans'.

West Ham board criticised for holding meeting with member of club's notorious 1970s 'ICF' hooligan group during get-together with several fan factions
West Ham's board have been criticised for holding a meeting where a member of the club's notorious 1970s hooligan group the Inter City Firm was present.

Sam Allardyce: I never meant to compare Everton to West Ham and Newcastle - we are much greater
Sam Allardyce has tried to appease disgruntled Everton fans upset he compared their side to West Ham and Newcastle by insisting the Merseysiders have a much richer history than his previous clubs.

Martin O'Neill calls up Declan Rice but admits youngster's international future is not confirmed

West Ham distance themselves from notorious fan group founded by Inter-City Firm members
West Ham are to distance themselves from a fans' group founded by members of the Inter-City Firm, following a report that claimed they threatened another supporters' faction with violence.

West Ham's home form will be key to survival, claims captain Mark Noble: 'We'll be fine... we're playing well at London Stadium'
West Ham can collect enough points in their remaining home Premier League games to ensure top-flight survival, captain Mark Noble has said ahead of Saturday's match against Burnley.

Zabaleta: Manu's Argentina recall can only be good for West Ham United
Manuel Lanzini's inclusion in the Argentina squad can only be a good thing for West Ham United, according to his teammate and fellow countryman Pablo Zabaleta.

Brady: 'International Women's Day is about changing lives'
To mark International Women's Day, West Ham United Vice-Chairman Karren Brady met with members of the Ladies team to discuss issues around gender parity and equality.

Hammers pay tribute to Bobby Moore at London Stadium
West Ham United will mark the 25th anniversary of the passing of Bobby Moore OBE at Saturday's Premier League fixture with Burnley.

Declan Rice pays tribute to 'top footballer' Dylan Tombides
Dylan Tombides Award winner Declan Rice has paid tribute to his late fellow Academy of Football graduate, who would have turned 24 today.

Antonio: I can feel the sharpness coming back with every game I play
Michail Antonio believes he is edging closer to his best with every minute he spends on the pitch for West Ham United.

Quiz: The West Ham United transfer trail
The transfer trail is back! How well do you know our transfer history and the club that our players have represented?

Hammers cop ?30k fine
West Ham have been fined ?30,000 after accepting a charge of failing to ensure that club details had been kept up to date.

Rice named in full Irish squad
Declan Rice has been named in the full Republic of Ireland squad for the first time.

Happy birthday, Dylan
Tragic Hammer Dylan Tombides would have celebrated his 24th birthday today.

Putting in the miles for Isla
A West Ham supporter is walking to every professional London football ground in one weekend - in order to raise money for Isla Caton.

I was misled over stadium plans, claims Gold
West Ham co-chairman David Gold has blamed Olympic Stadium architects for comments he made regarding West Ham's move from Upton Park to Stratford.

Josh Cullen - it surely must be time to see the youngster step up?
Whilst relegation looks unlikely this season, the spectre does still loom large over the Hammers. You would imagine there is enough quality in the squad to ensure another year at the top table, but fans need something exciting to cling to. That might just be where young Josh Cullen steps up.

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