• Lanzini returns to kick some balls
    by Sean Whetstone on November 18, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    Hammers Manuel Lanzini published a video of himself in training importantly kicking a ball on the training pitch. The words that accompany the video say “Think, believe, dream and dare” Lanzini suffered from a ruptured anterior knee ligament injury during in World Cup training back in June. He then underwent successful surgery at the Hospital Quirón […]

  • Husillos January shopping list grows and grows
    by Hugh5outhon1895 on November 18, 2018 at 3:35 pm

    West Ham’s growing injury list would appear to ensure that yet another key position will need covering via a January window cash splash. News that Ryan Fredericks is set to be out of action until at least February it  looks very much as though the Hammers will need to make an addition on the right […]

  • Hammers hit by new long term injury blow
    by Hugh5outhon1895 on November 18, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    West Ham have been hot by another major injury blow with Ryan Fredericks set to spend three months on the sidelines. The right back was injured at Huddersfield after appearing as a substitute for Pablo Zabaleta with manager Manuel Pellegrini revealing after the match he had been unable to walk. Fredericks has damaged his ankle […]

  • West Ham league position poll results revealed
    by Sean Whetstone on November 18, 2018 at 10:49 am

    Less than 2% of Claret and Hugh readers think they West Ham can finish in the top six of the Premier League this season. Just over 6.5% of supporters in yesterday’s Claret and Hugh poll think we can still finish in the top eight. Just over 32% say a Top Ten finish is achievable while […]

  • Journalists slam London Stadium
    by Sean Whetstone on November 18, 2018 at 10:26 am

    Mirror Football writers have given their verdict on the world’s worst football stadiums and the London Stadium received two votes. Andy Dunn “As far as competition for the worst major football stadium goes, West Ham United’s home is in a league of its own. The only argument against it owning the title is that, well, it is not […]

  • Antonio lends a helping hand
    by Hugh5outhon1895 on November 18, 2018 at 10:24 am

    Michail Antonio’s future may be a little “up in the air” but there can be no doubting his commitment to the club’s Players Project which aims to see the squad involved in community projects. And discussing the new project he said: “It  is a great thing because it gives people the opportunity to learn. “I’m working […]

  • Here come more January names – get the rumour rater out
    by Hugh5outhon1895 on November 18, 2018 at 9:57 am

    The Hammers are this morning being reported as holding an interest in Nantes forward Emiliano Sala. The Sunday People claims that ourselves, Wolves, Everton and Palace are all in the chase for the 28 year old and that a £15 million bid could be on the cards. The Argentine is claimed to be ready for a […]

  • Rice report emerges again but nothing new here
    by Hugh5outhon1895 on November 18, 2018 at 9:35 am

    Declan Rice is this morning being linked with Manchester United despite him having made it clear he intends to stay at West Ham. The  Daily Star Sunday   has  recycled Old Trafford link claiming that  Manchester United have joined the race to sign the teenager. The report says United have officially declared their interest in Rice […]

  • Antonio tight-lipped on future
    by Hugh5outhon1895 on November 18, 2018 at 9:09 am

    Michail Antonio is entirely non committal on whether he will remain an Iron beyond January. The former Hammer of the Year has been regularly linked with a move to Crystal Palace over recent months where manager Roy Hodgson is known to be a big admirer. Asked about his future, Antonio is quoted on London Football […]

  • 25 points on the big day, Christmas Carroll or not
    by Hugh5outhon1895 on November 17, 2018 at 7:12 pm

        By Allen Cummings   We’ve all got our own wish lists for the festive season. and Michail Antonio recently alluded on Instagram to something on his own list this Christmas, when he posted a picture of Andy Carroll with the words: “everyone needs a Carroll at Christmas”. Who would argue that it will […]