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The Christmas Q&A - with Dave Sullivan
Thursday, 24th December 2015
by Staff Writer
''Christmas is of course a family affair - so we asked Dave Sullivan, son of West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan to tell us how he and the family will be celebrating the big day!..''


Aston Villa v West Ham United
Thursday, 24th December 2015
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy took time out from laying out his seasonal array of anti-personnel mines for carol singers to write this. Aren't we the lucky ones..... ..''


The West Ham way: the kids are alright
Wednesday, 23rd December 2015
by Staff Writer #3
''These are undeniably exciting times to be a West Ham United fan, with the move to the Olympic Stadium providing the club with the superb opportunity to potentially challenge for the major honours on a regular basis...''


Monday musings: keeping things ticking over
Monday, 21st December 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''West Ham secured a fifth draw in seven appearances at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon - although there was very little else to cheer on a dreadfully dull day in South Wales...''


Swansea City v West Ham United
Friday, 18th December 2015
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy would like to convey his best wishes to all our readers this festive season. Actually he does no such thing - but we know it will annoy the hell out of him if we say so......''


Boleyn memories: through the eyes of a child
Wednesday, 16th December 2015
by Paul Turner
''As each game comes and goes (mostly in draws these days), time ticks down to the day the Hammers can no longer call the area of Upton Park home. ..''


Vive la difference
Tuesday, 15th December 2015
by Paul Walker
''So exactly what is the difference now as West Ham struggle through their worst injury crisis since…well, last season…but do it with a smile on our faces?..''


Boleyn memories: skinheads, Harringtons and tattoos
Monday, 14th December 2015
by Alison O'Brien
''Queueing up at the North Bank turnstiles, I suddenly looked around and felt very nervous. I was the only woman as far as I could see and Jimbo, who was nine, was the only little boy...''


Monday musings: no goals, but no lack of entertainment
Monday, 14th December 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''As goalless draws go, West Ham's nil-nil with Stoke at the Boleyn has to go down as one of the more entertaining ones in recent times...''


West Ham United v Stoke City
Friday, 11th December 2015
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy DOES actually know it's Christmas. He just doesn't like the fact very much.......''


Stop making nonsense
Tuesday, 8th December 2015
by Matthew Webb
''Following the match against Manchester United on Saturday, most people seem to agree that both Marouane Fellaini and Bastian Schweinsteiger should have been sent off. I am certainly one of them. ..''


Manchester United v West Ham United
Friday, 4th December 2015
by Preview Percy
''Picture the scene: A wise man in a velvet smoking jackets pores over reference books and the internet to construct a well-researched article concerning his club’s forthcoming opponents. Pausing only occasionally to sip a chilled glass of Sancerre he constructs his article over the course of a few hours before sitting back at the end of the day in front of a log fire with a decent Armagnac, content with the knowledge of a job well done. That’s how other websites do it. We, on the other hand, have Preview Percy, with a bottle of Mackesons, a packet of Werther’s Originals and, if he’s got change for the meter, one bar on an electric fire……....''


Monday musings: defensive frailties prove costly again
Monday, 30th November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''West Ham United's run of Premier League games without a win extended to four on Sunday afternoon following a desperately disappointing draw at home to West Bromwich Albion at the Boleyn Ground...''


West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion
Saturday, 28th November 2015
by Preview Percy
''We figured that Friday was "Black" enough without subjecting you to Preview Percy. So welcome to "Even Blacker Saturday" then.......''


Hammers worldwide: from Malta with love
Monday, 23rd November 2015
by Norman Galea
''My name is Norman Galea. I'm 52 years old and come from the islands of Malta. ..''


Monday musings: outfought, out-thought and outplayed
Monday, 23rd November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''It was a case of men against boys at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon as Tottenham hammered the Hammers 4-1 in the day's big London derby...''


Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United
Friday, 20th November 2015
by Preview Percy
''We win an award the week there's an international break and therefore no Preview Percy? Coincidence? We don't think so........''


Monday musings: football fans must remain vigilant after Paris
Monday, 16th November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''The terrorist attacks on Stade de France last Friday night left a handful of football fans dead and many more injured. But for the swift actions of French security forces, those numbers could have reached into the thousands...''


Come on folks, do keep up!
Thursday, 12th November 2015
by Paul Walker
''James McCarthy should have been sent off. There you go, I've said it again. ..''


This is our time
Thursday, 12th November 2015
by Stuart Patten
''This is our time. Or so I am being told by the co-Chairman of my wonderful football club. And I have to go along with such a bold statement, and agree, it really does feel as though something special is about to explode across the east of London...''


In reply to the Secret Footballer: an Asian Hammer writes
Tuesday, 10th November 2015
by Iron By Fatherhood
''This only being my fourth season as an Iron I can't comment on history, but rightly or wrongly West Ham United has been tarred by racism since the 1980s (and possibly before). ..''


'Dirty' Everton - and the referee from Wigan
Tuesday, 10th November 2015
by Paul Walker
''The shocking tackle that has sidelined Dimitri Payet for three months is bad enough for any hint of a sympathetic hearing for Everton to be strangled at birth...''


Monday musings: Something's better than nothing
Monday, 9th November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''West Ham's home record against Everton in recent years is little short of appalling...''


West Ham United v Everton
Thursday, 5th November 2015
by Preview Percy
''Hello and welcome to the only match preview you will read this weekend than mentions squirrels. Preview Percy hasn't actually lost the plot. It's just that he never had it in the first place.....''


Monday musings: A Hammers horror show
Monday, 2nd November 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''West Ham marked Halloween with a horror show of their own at Vicarage Road on Saturday afternoon, going down 2-0 to newly-promoted Watford...''




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