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…

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…

Samir Nasri – Pellegrini’s man?

Samir Nasri has been training with West Ham since early November after being without a club following his release from Turkish side, Antalyaspor.   The Frenchman is notably still banned from football until the end of 2018 after breaching doping regulations. Despite this, it looks ever likely that he’ll be…

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…

Our Premier League campaign so far: Review

12 games into the season and we have already reached our third international break. Leaving that particular subject for another day, it is now a good time to reflect on our season so far, with nearly a third of the campaign having already passed us by.   Manuel Pellegrini’s start…