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…

Hopeless Hammers torn apart by Wolves

Yesterday evening saw West Ham United take on Wolves in a game in which Manual Pellegrini demanded his team “react” to their embarrassing defeat against AFC Wimbledon on Saturday.   However, that wasn’t the case…   he hammers were ultimately outplayed by the hosts as it was yet another defeat,…

Has A Transfer Window In Which So Little Has Actually Happened Ever Caused Such Disruption For Us?

More specifically, Arnoutovic. By sections of the fan base he has been lauded for deciding to stay with us, “He is a bastard and we will always love him no matter what” some have literally stated. It’s like a cheating partner coming very close to leaving but when the other…

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…

Gary Medel to West Ham?

You may well recognise the name from his brief time with Welsh side Cardiff when they were last in the Premier League. However, after a short spell with Italian giants Inter, the now Besiktas man may well be heading back to English football.   A versatile midfielder who can be…