A Look (Centre) Back

‘What is your ideal centre back pairing as we have seen Balbuena / Diop, Ogbonna / Diop & Balbuena / Ogbonna?’ A question I recently posed on A Cup of Tea with Geo and Gonzo. Both men were quite quick of the mark in naming Balbuena & Diop as their…

BALBUENA – The man we need back asap

We have now been without Fabián Balbuena for 4 matches now since his injury against Watford on 22nd December. Have we missed him? I think so, and more importantly with some of the more difficult fixtures coming up and hopefully a Cup run then we need our main defender back. His…

NEWCASTLE 0 WEST HAM 3 – REVIEW IN STATS

Overall Newcastle had the better of possession with 59% compared to our 41% But this advantage was not turned into Territory with this being equal at around 50% Chances created were also in Newcastles advantage but in terms of big chances, 7 of our 8 chances were classed as clear…

West Ham and the Summer of 2018

The summer of 2018 is over. The transfer window has now slammed shut and we are all set and ready for the start of the Premiership season.   West Ham have signed a total of nine players – Fredericks, Fabianski, Balbuena, Diop, Wilshere, Yarmolenko, Anderson, Perez & Sanchez. I think,…