Change Isn’t Always For The Better

VAR has been the predictable topic of discussion so far this season. Despite most being in favour of it’s introduction initially, I think the reality is causing many to crave simpler times. On the opening weekend of the season Pep Guardiola described VAR as a ‘passion killer’ and it’s hard…

What Makes A True Football Fan?

Recently Betway produced a video ‘Over Land and Seas | What Makes A True Football Fan?’ and a competition which you could reply to the video with your answer. I nearly entered but didn’t as the truth was, I didn’t know. As for the title of the video, I’m not…

No Gomes, No Rondon ..

So Arnautovic has left and gone to china for 22.5 million, Maxi Gomez has chosen Valencia of us, Rondon doesn’t look likely either.  The search for a big money striker goes on.  Now everyone has their own opinion on the Maxi Gomez Saga, some are glad it didn’t happen and…

Defensive cover: Do we have enough?

I think every West Ham fan is in agreement that Issa Diop and Fabian Balbuena should, and indeed will, be our starting centre back pair next season. But is our cover for those positions sufficient enough? Angelo Ogbonna was essentially our only deputy last season, and while he is clearly…

If we sold Diop who should we replace him with and where shall we spend the extra money?

Personally at this stage of his career I feel a move away for him is a bit premature, there’s no doubt that he is destined to become a great player and he is only 21 after all but it’s just not the right time.  He had a brilliant debut season…