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,…

The Angel on your shoulder and the devil on the other

It’s the age old battle between good and evil, the conflicted souls that would be nudged in a particular direction, influenced to make judgement and coerced to do right or wrong. The West Ham universe has been in a conflicted state for some time now and not totally of their…

The final frontier – Going boldly into the next Hammers’ season!

The West Ham season is coming to an end and most would think the club has been saved from relegation, albeit not because of outstanding recovery performances but rather due to other teams being more incompetent. This weekend, the Hammers entertain Manchester City at the London Stadium and most will…

Tell the hare to keep on running!

In Aesop’s Fable of the Tortoise and the Hare, many would look to the story of the tortoise who persisted in the face of adversity and eventually capitalised upon the errors of others. However, the only reason he won the race was because the bloody Jack hare stopped off by…

Bring on the dancing girls and shake those pom-poms!

Well cover me in jam and send in the bees, for that was one hell of a challenge on Sunday against Chelsea at Stamford bridge. West Ham had arrived with renewed confidence after the 3-0 drubbing over Southampton the week before whilst Chelsea were feeling sore after their loss to…