In brief: Thursday's news round-up

  • by Staff Writer #2
  • Thursday, 12th December 2019

Get the very latest West Ham news in one place, with our daily media round-up!

Rafa Benitez rejects West Ham job after third approach with Manuel Pellegrini on brink
West Ham have been dealt a major blow after Rafa Benitez turned down the chance to replace the under-pressure Manuel Pellegrini
https://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/rafa-benitez-rejects-west-ham-21076568

Enzo Maresca's stock rising at West Ham with Manuel Pellegrini close to sack
West Ham's shock win against Chelsea last month was masterminded by Enzo Maresca, with the club's second assistant coach taking over training from Manuel Pellegrini in the lead-up to the game.
https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/dec/11/enzo-maresca-west-ham-manuel-pellegrini-sacking-chelsea-mastermind-victory

Freddie Ljungberg lifts lid on dressing room talks with Arsenal chiefs after West Ham win
Freddie Ljungberg picked up his first win in charge as Arsenal interim boss in the London derby against West Ham on Monday night
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/freddie-ljungberg-lifts-lid-dressing-21076371

Angelo Ogbonna: We have to face the reality
Angelo Ogbonna says West Ham United need to 'face the reality' of their current situation if they are to turn their fortunes around.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/december/11-december/angelo-ogbonna-we-have-face-reality

Sebastian Nebyla - West Ham United's young Slovakian star
Premier League Academies scout far and wide for the brightest international talent these days - and West Ham United are no different.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/december/11-december/sebastian-nebyla-west-ham-uniteds-young-slovakian-star

Chris Cohen: Mark Noble's 500 appearances is an incredible achievement
Nobody was prouder to see Mark Noble reach 500 senior appearances than his oldest friend in football and fellow Academy of Football graduate Chris Cohen.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/december/11-december/chris-cohen-mark-nobles-500-appearances-incredible

On This Day: Hammers see off Coventry in five-goal thriller
Taking a look back at a classic West Ham United moment on this day in history, in association with Basset & Gold...
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/december/11-december/day-hammers-see-coventry-five-goal-thriller

West Ham United welcome cup-winning youngsters Jiangsu Subei to London
West Ham United welcomed eleven new young supporters to the Club on Monday when they played host to Chinese mixed Under-12s side Jiangsu Subei.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/december/11-december/west-ham-united-welcome-cup-winning-youngsters-jiangsu

Hammers exit Continental League Cup with 7-0 Palace win
West Ham United women's team ran out comprehensive 7-0 winners against Crystal Palace Women in the FA Women's Continental League Cup at Rush Green on Wednesday evening.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/december/11-december/hammers-exit-continental-league-cup-7-0-palace-win

Beard: We were excellent from start to finish
Seven goals for his West Ham United team, a clean-sheet, and two players with long-term injuries back in his side.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/december/11-december/beard-we-were-excellent-start-finish

A decade of bad decisions
The situation of the club is so much more than the situation on the pitch - which is why our current issues must be the responsibility of the owners.
https://www.kumb.com/article.php?id=43698

Blame the board for West Ham's ills
The main problem at West Ham is the so-called Board. I say so-called, because in truth it's David Sullivan's company, he's the 51% majority shareholder which means he cannot be outvoted on anything.
https://www.kumb.com/article.php?id=43697

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