No singing the blues

  • by Staff Writer
  • Monday, 1st April 2019

West Ham United's first team stars will not be recording a charity EP in the near future - despite our piece this morning intimating that would indeed be the case.

For today is of course April Fools Day and our story was just the latest example of tomfoolery and silliness on the opening day of the fourth month of the year - a KUMB tradition (an occasionally prescient one, at that) which stretches back to the beginning of the century, as you may see from our list below.

Happy April, everyone!

April Fooled?

How many of these stories have had you thinking twice in the past? A comprehensive list of April Fools posted here on over the years...

16 YEARS AGO: West Ham announce plans to convert the Chicken Run into luxury flats:

15 YEARS AGO: West Ham announce plans to leave Upton Park for 8,000-capacity stadium:

13 YEARS AGO: Newham Council to rename Green St 'Brown St' in honour of West Ham Terry Brown :

12 YEARS AGO: West Ham announce sponsorship deal with Nestle's Aero for club anthem Bubbles:

11 YEARS AGO: West Ham set to ground share with Millwall at the Den whilst new stadium is built:

10 YEARS AGO: The Boleyn Ground surface is to be replaced by a plastic pitch to curtail number of injuries:

9 YEARS AGO: Sheffield United's match day mascots announce plans to sue West Ham over Tevez affair:

8 YEARS AGO: Kieron Dyer set to undergo revolutionary treatment at the Large Hadron Collider facility in Geneva:

7 YEARS AGO: The owner of the Boleyn Tavern announces plan to move the pub brick by brick to Straftord:

6 YEARS AGO: Sam Allardyce set for appearance on TV's Mastermind. Not many passes expected:

5 YEARS AGO: Barry Hean reveals plans to re-release 'Snooker Loopy' in order to fund Olympic Stadium fight:

4 YEARS AGO: West Ham to offer financial incentives to supporters who BACK rather than BOO the team:

3 YEARS AGO: West Ham to wear letters instead of numbers for the final games at the Boleyn:

2 YEARS AGO: The Olympic Stadium pitch to be rotated 90 degrees every season:

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