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Ravel to a rival? No chance
Friday, 17th January 2014
by Paul Walker
''How we handle the Ravel Morrison situation could define our season… and he most certainly should not be sold to any of our rivals in the relegation dogfight...''


Captain Fantastic
Tuesday, 14th January 2014
by Josh Puttock
''Every team needs a leader, a trendsetter, someone to look up to during the toughest of times. Someone trusted by the manager, respected by his team mates and adored by his supporters. Someone who can rally those around him with a last gasp slide tackle, clap of the hands or lung busting 40-yard run up the pitch. ..''


There’s only one Mark Noble
Monday, 13th January 2014
by Paul Walker
''We haven’t had too many days to remember this season - apart from every time we play Spurs - so Saturday’s outstanding performance at Cardiff will live long in the memory...''


Cardiff City v West Ham United
Friday, 10th January 2014
by Preview Percy
''The word "Preview" in Welsh is, according to our online translation "rhagolwg". Which, by coincidence, is pretty much the noise Preview Percy makes in clearing his throat first thing in the morning. Which is why we go and pick up his match previews in the evening...... ..''


Bridge Over Troubled Water
Friday, 10th January 2014
by Dan O`Rourke
''When the highlight of a four-hour round trip to a place you once called home is this:..''


Bouquets and brickbats
Wednesday, 8th January 2014
by John Rolls
''Two-and-a-half years ago Sam Allardyce was appointed West Ham Utd manager. I'm sure during the interview that Sam was asked to outline his plan and how he would accomplish the same. He must have made a very good impression because he was hired. ..''


Manchester City v West Ham United
Tuesday, 7th January 2014
by Preview Percy
''In advance of a tough trip to the Etihad, where better to get an advance look at the opposition than from Preview Percy? Actually we can think of dozens of places, although, none of them mention the sonic qualities of quacking ducks... ..''


Bricks
Monday, 6th January 2014
by Steve Heighton
''The building bricks of any institution are its foundations and at West Ham United they were truly rocked yesterday...''


Nottingham Forest v West Ham United
Saturday, 4th January 2014
by Preview Percy
''Werther's originals, Australian sheep farms and condoms. Must be another Preview Percy, er, preview. There may be some stuff about football in there too if you can be bothered to look. We couldn't........''


Are we toast?
Thursday, 2nd January 2014
by Gary Portugal
''Absolutely not. And no, I haven’t been smoking the good stuff or anything else...''


The season so far - and why I'm backing Allardyce
Thursday, 2nd January 2014
by Matthew Kemp
''Following the 2-1 defeat at Fulham, the Hammers now face an uphill challenge to remain in the Premier League. ..''


Strong leadership needed
Thursday, 2nd January 2014
by Paul Walker
''As the shocking aftermath of the shambles at Craven Cottage slowly sinks in, the need for strong, positive leadership was never needed more...''


Go for it, Sam!
Tuesday, 31st December 2013
by Steve Heighton
''When we played Fulham those few weeks ago it was our biggest game of the season. Since then, Sunderland, Crystal Palace and WBA have all been the same. So many six pointers, you just know you are in trouble! ..''


Fulham v West Ham United
Tuesday, 31st December 2013
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy would like to wish a happy new year to everyone he likes. Shouldn't take long then......''


Die Hard
Sunday, 29th December 2013
by Steve Heighton
''There are always issues at West Ham; it is our way after all. In forty years I have never known us not to be doing something odd!..''


Let's Twist Again
Sunday, 29th December 2013
by Neil Newton
''There has been some bad football over the last month or so. I think a lot of us can agree: the Sunderland match was the worst football we have seen played by the Irons in a long time. ..''


West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion
Friday, 27th December 2013
by Preview Percy
''There aren't too many match previews that quote J B Priestley. Here, Preview Percy shows why......''


West Ham United v Arsenal
Tuesday, 24th December 2013
by Preview Percy
''Hide the mistletoe - it's Preview Percy. On second thoughts just hide the drink......''


Manchester United v West Ham United
Friday, 20th December 2013
by Preview Percy
''When we popped over to the Avram Grant Olympic Rest Home For The Bewildered earlier on to pick up Preview Percy's latest ramblings we spotted him laying out trip wires on the path up to the front door. It must be carol singing season. Here's the mad one's thoughts on this weekend's trip to Old Trafford.... ..''


Sam gives Sullivan reasons to believe
Thursday, 19th December 2013
by Paul Walker
''David Sullivan got the sort of result and performance he no doubt feels justify his claims that if West Ham were looking for a new manager, Sam Allardyce would be the sort of person they would want in a mounting relegation crisis...''


Why are we so obsessed with our laundry bills?
Wednesday, 18th December 2013
by David Meagher
''There’s been relatively few things to celebrate this year so far for the Hammers...''


A quarter of... League Cup nights
Wednesday, 18th December 2013
by Staff Writer
''West Ham have been involved in some right old ding-dongs in the League Cup over the years.....''


Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United
Tuesday, 17th December 2013
by Preview Percy
''Oh dear. Preview Percy on Spurs. Let's face it he's not one to ignore the easy targets is he? It'll end in tears you know. Particularly if you happen to be an ox......''


Brave or pig headed?
Tuesday, 17th December 2013
by Paul Walker
''Big Sam Allardyce finished another woeful Saturday knowing he was the last man standing in the sack race at the bottom of the Premier League...''


Should he stay or should he go?
Tuesday, 17th December 2013
by David Hautzig
''You'd think Mick Jones and Joe Strummer were peering into their crystal ball at our current predicament when they sang this.....''




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