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…

Can West Ham Finish In The Top 7 This Season?

We have reached the point in the season where the final places are being established and while there are many teams no longer in contention for a top-four finish, and certainly not a candidate to take the silverware and title, the determination to finish as high as possible remains in…

Are You Not Entertained?

Supporting West Ham during 2018/19 is a bit like when your favourite TV show has just come back for a new season. It’s been good before and went through a streak of quality viewing but it has been in a bit of a lull for a while, but the hope…

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…