Reasons to be Cheerful

With an apology to the late, great Ian Dury, a more realistic title should probably be reasons to be cheerful (part 3003), swiftly followed of course by an equal number of reasons to be disappointed, bemused, frustrated… Scratch beneath the surface of the current situation, the team and the squad…

2018/2019 – What Now?

Out of the cup in dismal fashion coupled with a performance and result last night which was as bad as any in recent years, where exactly does this season lead to now?  In true West Ham fashion, January has been quite complex. Arnautovic dreamed of his big pay day (or…

The Mid-Season, End of 2018 Review

So, we end 2018 with defeat to Burnley and a feeling that we have become all too familiar with. A sense that we should have and could have done better against a team that, on paper, we are better than. The fact that we couldn’t overcome a Burnley side bereft…

Masuaku V Cresswell – Match Stats

Following on from the review in stats, i though i would look at the difference in stats between Masuaku and Cresswell in the Man City game.   WEST HAM 0 MAN CITY 4 – REVIEW IN STATS   Both had 45 minutes in the match. Masuaku started, which seems to…

2018/19 Squad Report so far

Its been a turbulent start to the season for West Ham. We were on such a low after losing our first four games but then turned it around and went on a four match unbeaten streak including a big 3-1 home win against Manchester United. Recent fixtures have received mixed…