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Post-Wolves, post mortem
Friday, 26th March 2010
by Nick Robbins
''It’s difficult to look at West Ham at this point in the season and not treat them like some sort of wounded animal in need of being put down. ..''


Fit to wear the shirt?
Thursday, 25th March 2010
by Matt Porter
''The chants of “You’re not fit to wear the shirt” that greeted Wolves’ third goal at the Boleyn last night evoked memories of the dire straits that West Ham found themselves in three years ago. ..''


Football: rewarding failure
Wednesday, 24th March 2010
by Paul Scanlan
''I haven’t written an article for KUMB.com in months, in fact I’ve not written anything of merit for even longer. Life takes over and despite having plenty I’d like to say, the opportunities to do so have been few and far between...''


Chelsea v West Ham United: match preview
Friday, 12th March 2010
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy has an IQ that is actually greater than Frank Lampard's. However, like Lampard he hides it well.......''


West Ham United v Bolton Wanderers: Match Preview
Thursday, 4th March 2010
by Preview Percy
''Inspired by the Prime Minister (allegedly), we thought we'd bully Preview Percy into going away. Unfortunately he hit us back and gave us a Chinese burn before submitting the following: ..''


Can the West Ham influence win the World Cup for England once again?
Thursday, 25th February 2010
by Carole Paul
''There will always be an inextricable link between West Ham United and England’s triumphant 1966 World Cup winning team...''


Manchester United v West Ham United: Match Preview
Monday, 22nd February 2010
by Preview Percy
''We were hoping that he might have forgotten that there was a midweek match on. Unfortunately somebody reminded him. Preview Percy takes a look at our forthcoming trip to Old Trafford.......''


Zola heaps praise on Diamanti as West Ham move on up
Monday, 22nd February 2010
by Thomas Rooney
''West Ham United boss Gianfranco Zola singled out Alessandro Diamanti for praise following the crucial 3-0 victory over relegation rivals Hull City on Saturday...''


West Ham United v Hull City: Match Preview
Friday, 19th February 2010
by Preview Percy
''We threatened him with a 25% pay cut if he didn't go away. Unfortunately, since we don't pay him anything in the first place, he turned up anyway. Preview Percy casts his eye over this weekend's match.... ..''


Ashton farce completes Icelandic legacy
Wednesday, 17th February 2010
by Matt Porter
''The revelation that West Ham are liable to pay out the remaining three years of Dean Ashton’s £65,000 per week contract should come as no surprise to anyone. After all, frugal spending and checking the small print haven’t really been the two strongest attributes within the Boleyn Ground boardroom over the past couple of years...''


Managerial madness
Monday, 15th February 2010
by Gary Portugal
''You might think by the title that I am suggesting that football managers are mad: quite the opposite, in fact. ..''


West Ham United v Birmingham City: Match Preview
Monday, 8th February 2010
by Preview Percy
''He claims not to have slept with Wayne Bridge's girlfriend. Ever. He is Preview Percy and this is his look at this Wednesday's match against Birmingham....... ..''


Burnley v West Ham United: Match Preview
Thursday, 4th February 2010
by Preview Percy
''Nigel Quashie may have gone for free but we'd have had to pay someone to take Preview Percy away. So, sadly, he's still here until the next window opens.......''


West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers: Match Preview
Friday, 29th January 2010
by Preview Percy
''We asked a number of highly respected football writers to give us their views on this weekend's match. The fact that we've got Preview Percy again should tell you how many responded......''


Zola has his say on Pompey draw as West Ham attempt to pull away
Thursday, 28th January 2010
by Thomas Rooney
''From the outside looking in, you would think that West Ham should be going to bottom of the table Portsmouth and picking up three points...''


Portsmouth v West Ham United Match Preview
Sunday, 24th January 2010
by Preview Percy
''The club may have new ownership but Preview Percy is still here. Sadly...... ..''


Transfer rumours a plenty as Gold and Sullivan takeover
Friday, 22nd January 2010
by Thomas Rooney
''It seems fairly standard that whenever a club is taken over by new owners, that they are expected to buy every player under the sun. When this takeover occurs in January, transfer speculation is likely to go into overdrive...''


Aston Villa v West Ham United - Match Preview
Friday, 15th January 2010
by Preview Percy
''Due to the recent weather conditions, the Metropolitan Police asked Preview Percy to cancel this week's preview on safety grounds. Unfortunately he ignored them... ..''


On transfer rumours
Saturday, 9th January 2010
by Vicky Grueber
''There has been a certain amount of speculation about the transfers that will take place during the January transfer window. ..''


Wolverhampton Wanderers Preview
Friday, 8th January 2010
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy took time out from lobbing snowballs at passers-by to take a quick look at Sunday's match against Wolves..''


West Ham United vs Arsenal (FA Cup 3rd Round): Match Preview
Saturday, 2nd January 2010
by Preview Percy
''We gave Preview Percy the option: either write us a match preview or single-handedly finish off all the turkey sarnies left in the kumb fridge. Unfortunately he wasn't hungry........ ..''


Tottenham vs West Ham Utd: match preview
Sunday, 27th December 2009
by Staff Writer
''So on Monday we face the Team That Doesn't Care About Us for a fifth time in the last calendar year - and quite frankly, it's about time we put one over on them...''


Do you know these people?
Sunday, 27th December 2009
by PC Plod
''West Ham United FC are looking for your help in identifying a number of professional footballers that have gone missing in the last 18 months...''


The moment of truth approaches
Saturday, 26th December 2009
by Gary Portugal
''On the surface, West Ham supporters may have plenty to be thankful for as of the conclusion of activities on Boxing Day. ..''


West Ham Utd v Portsmouth: match preview
Tuesday, 22nd December 2009
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy is still struggling with his rasping cough. However, we told him Santa wouldn't come to his house unless he wrote a few words about Saturday's match against Portsmouth...... ..''




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