The Perfect Fit

I am a firm believer in backing your manager 100% in the transfer market, allowing him to do or die by his own sword; not the sword that’s been chosen and blunted by someone else – the one that would still be at the club after the manager has been sacked for poor performances which came from substandard signings. For this reason, I’d like to see West Ham sign Maxi Gomez. Last summer with Felipe Anderson, we played the long game and paid more than we wanted, but that’s not a bad thing and I’ll come onto that later.

Manuel Pellegrini: The Second Season

As the dust settles on last season, it is fair to say that there were highs and certainly lows. From becoming the first visiting team to win at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Declan Rice’s first senior goal for West Ham, to a disastrous FA Cup exit to AFC Wimbledon and the Marko Arnautovic affair. However, one thing most of the fan base can agree on is the signing of experienced, Premier League winning manager Manuel Pellegrini, who brought us, at times,  free-flowing football and building belief that the club are finally going back to playing the “West Ham way”

Michail Antonio – Happily Proved Wrong

I have never been so happy to have been proved wrong. I have made my views on what I think we should have done with Antonio in the not too distant past plainly clear for all to see. I wanted us to ship him out in whatever way we could…

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…

Marko ArnautGOvic

It wasn’t hard to see Marko Arnautovic’s frustrations when he left the field of play to a chorus of boos versus Everton on Saturday. Boos from those same fans who idolised him just three months earlier. WHERE HAS IT ALL GONE WRONG? Simple! Marko decided to hold the club to…