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Southampton v West Ham United
Friday, 12th April 2013
by Preview Percy
''Next we return to the sacred and holy time of 3pm on a Saturday where we are on the road once more down the M3 or, if you prefer, the London & South Western Railway (they're still going right?) to visit Southampton at St Mary’s. ..''


Liverpool v West Ham United
Friday, 5th April 2013
by Preview Percy
''Next up we pay a visit to Anfield where Liverpool will be our hosts. Kick-off is 1.30pm on Sunday which means we’ll be playing our second match in little over a week. Blimey. What will they think of next? ..''


So this is 'affordable football'?
Friday, 5th April 2013
by Richard Vann
''Richard Vann is a disabled season ticket holder who recently received a letter from West Ham United informing him that the cost of his season ticket will more than double next season.....''


The crippling cost of club membership
Sunday, 31st March 2013
by Eastbourne Hammer
''KUMB member Eastbourne Hammer, a Disabled Season Ticket holder has his say over the club's decision to raise the cost of disabled season tickets by more than 100 per cent...''


West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion
Friday, 29th March 2013
by Preview Percy
''After what seems to have been an interminable length of time, at last we have another match. This weekend we will entertain the good people of West Bromwich Albion at the Boleyn in a match that will kick-off at 3.00pm on Saturday. Hurrah. ..''


Talking points
Monday, 25th March 2013
by James Guill
''With some of the squad's recent performances, including the loss to Aston Villa on February 10th, some fans are concerned whether West Ham will be able to stave off relegation at the end of the season. ..''


It's time for change
Saturday, 23rd March 2013
by Jack Bowers
''‘Fortune’s always hiding, I've looked everywhere’. A quote from 'Bubbles' that’s seemed right for West Ham United; where is the fortune, the luck the progress? ..''


Stratford musings
Friday, 22nd March 2013
by Believer
''I am one of the many who would be happy to rebuild the Chicken Run and have a mid-40k capacity Boleyn Ground. It could be more than intimidating - like it still can be in its current guise. ..''


The Olympic Stadium and the fan paradox
Friday, 22nd March 2013
by Kit Robinson
''Well, the announcement of the move to the Olympic Stadium has been made - and the move is on. ..''


Are we just the new ‘bitters’?
Tuesday, 19th March 2013
by Paul Walker
''Recent events have left me wondering whether we have produced a generation of 30-something fans so deprived of success over the last three decades, that they have become bitter and twisted about everything and everybody...''


Addicted to drama?
Monday, 18th March 2013
by Tim Keen
''West Ham fans have an addiction to excitement. Just as the vast majority of fans want to be entertained, supporters of West Ham United are no different. However the West Ham fan’s addiction is not just to entertainment; we are also hooked on drama. ..''


Chelsea v West Ham United
Saturday, 16th March 2013
by Preview Percy
''Next up we visit Stamford Bridge where our hosts will be Chelsea. ..''


Ow gawd he's at it again!
Thursday, 7th March 2013
by Mr Preview Percy
''Preview Percy is at a loose end, what with there being no match this weekend. So to fill in the time until the bunion lady arrives he returns to a particular irritant of his. He still hasn't forgiven Barry Hearn for Snooker Loopy you know.... ..''


Our stadium
Monday, 4th March 2013
by Ross Clarke
''It’s the first day of the 2016-17 Premier League season and the West Ham United team walks onto the pitch at the Olympic Stadium for the first time...''


And we managed to upset Tony Pulis...
Monday, 4th March 2013
by Paul Walker
''Now that wasn’t too bad was it? A trip to the dreaded Britannia stadium and all it’s charms…and the best bit was upsetting one-eyed Tony Pulis...''


Stoke City v West Ham United
Friday, 1st March 2013
by Preview Percy
''Next it’s up the M1 and whichever of the versions of the M6 you prefer to the Potteries where our hosts will be Stoke City. Kick-off is the traditional 3.00pm at the Britannia Stadium. ..''


Fixtures shambles is driving me mad
Tuesday, 26th February 2013
by Paul Walker
''I don’t know about you, but I am getting pig sick with the continued chopping and changing to our fixture list...''


Viva Bobby Moore: Sir Trevor Brooking
Monday, 25th February 2013
by Chris Scull
''Trevor Brooking was a team mate of Bobby Moore's for a number of years. Talking to Chris Scull on the 20th anniversary of Bobby's death, he looks back at the life of his former captain and friend.....''


Viva Bobby Moore: David Gold
Sunday, 24th February 2013
by Chris Scull
''David Gold was just a supporter of West Ham when Bobby Moore's career was at its zenith. In an exclusive interview with KUMB.com, Gold tells Chris Scull what Moore means to him - and how he intends to ensure that Bobby's legacy is never forgotten.....''


Viva Bobby Moore: Brian Dear
Sunday, 24th February 2013
by Chris Scull
''Brian Dear grew up with Bobby Moore and played alongside him in West Ham's greatest ever triumph - the 1965 Cup Winners' Cup Final win over 1860 Munich...''


Viva Bobby Moore: Paul Walker
Sunday, 24th February 2013
by Paul Walker
''KUMB columnist Paul Walker was lucky enough to meet his hero, Bobby Moore, on three occasions.....''


West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur
Sunday, 24th February 2013
by Preview Percy
''Hello are you still here? It’s so long since I had to write one of these Arsenal may have still been in with a chance of a trophy. Well perhaps not that long ago but it’s still been an age...''


Viva Bobby Moore: Harry Redknapp
Friday, 22nd February 2013
by Chris Scull
''Harry Redknapp was manager of West Ham United from 1994-2001. He was also a close pal of Bobby Moore, whose friendship he recalled fondly when speaking with KUMB.com's Chris Scull.....''


Viva Bobby Moore: Jeremy Nicholas
Friday, 22nd February 2013
by Jeremy Nicholas
''Jeremy Nicholas has been West Ham United's match day announcer since 1998. Here he tells us what Bobby Moore meant to him.....''


Viva Bobby Moore: Jonathan Pearce
Thursday, 21st February 2013
by Chris Scull
''KUMB.com caught up with Match of the Day presenter Jonathan Pearce, a former colleague of Bobby Moore's at Capital Gold, for a chat about the former West Ham captain on the 20th anniversary of his passing. Firing the questions on behalf of Knees up Mother Brown was Chris Scull.....''




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