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Manchester City v West Ham United
Saturday, 10th May 2014
by Preview Percy
''That's it. We don't have to visit Preview Percy again for three whole months.We assume you are all as relieved as we are.......''


West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur
Saturday, 3rd May 2014
by Preview Percy
''We had so much fun waking Preview Percy up in the middle of the night last week that we thought we'd do it again. We'd like to apologise in advance to famous conductor Andre Previn for the torrent of tweets of complaint he's about to get from N17. By the way, we loved the Morecambe and Wise thing sir if you're reading this......''


When we were kings
Friday, 2nd May 2014
by Staff Writer
''On May 2nd 1964, West Ham United won the FA Cup for the first time by beating Preston North End at Wembley. 50 years on, seven KUMB members share their recollections of one of the most momentous days in the club's history.....''


Days of Cups and glory
Friday, 2nd May 2014
by Paul Walker
''The boys of ‘64 were my team. Ever football fan has one, the players that first made them fall in love with their club, the team they idolised and whose pictures covered their bedroom wall...''


Hokey-Cokey time
Tuesday, 29th April 2014
by Raedwulf
''With only two games to go, neither Cardiff nor Fulham (with their hideous goal difference) can pass us. The chances of Norwich winning their last two games, which is the only way they could, seem remote. ..''


Never mind the dressing room, Sam's lost the fans
Monday, 28th April 2014
by Chris Scull
''Oh man, I don't know any more. This season has been beyond painful. The football hasn't been great has it? Usually in a terrible season, we'll have a few shining lights that make it all seem worthwhile... ..''


West Bromwich Albion v West Ham United
Saturday, 26th April 2014
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy has asked us to point out to all the nice people who have asked that he won't actually be attending the kumb.com live awards show at the East Ham Working Men's Club on May 13th as it clashes with "Prune Night" at the Avram Grant Olympic Rest Home For The Bewidered. So you can buy your tickets without any worries on that score.... ..''


Support the supporters
Friday, 25th April 2014
by Paul Turner
''According to the Collins English Dictionary, a supporter is:..''


Who am I, Who are we?
Friday, 25th April 2014
by Mike Tricker
''First of all let me introduce myself. Born in Forest Gate I started going to the home of football in 1975 and had my first season ticket in 1978. I have had one ever since...''


The real West Ham way - if you can remember
Tuesday, 22nd April 2014
by Paul Walker
''It’s becoming something of a cliché now - the West Ham way - as if it doesn’t, or didn‘t exist. As if it is some dream from our past...''


A summer of change
Monday, 21st April 2014
by Jack Coddyfriend
''Hi, my name is Jack. I’m a 21st century kid, born in 2000...''


A real high, followed by a new low
Monday, 21st April 2014
by Gary Portugal
''It was quite stirring to see the response of supporters in the 38th minute of Saturday’s game vs. Palace. The response of BOTH sets of supporters. ..''


Lyall Out!
Friday, 18th April 2014
by Lyall Out
''KUMB member 'Lyall Out' remembers former manager John Lyall, eight years to the day since he died unexpectedly at the age of just 66.....''


West Ham United v Crystal Palace
Friday, 18th April 2014
by Preview Percy
''Whoever named it "Good" Friday clearly never had to visit Preview Percy over Easter. Unfortunately, we did...........''


The boys of '64: true legends, they won things!
Friday, 18th April 2014
by Paul Walker
''West Ham’s history-making 1964 FA Cup winners will be honoured at the Boleyn on Saturday to mark the pending 50th anniversary of our club’s first major trophy triumph...''


Arsenal v West Ham Untied
Monday, 14th April 2014
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy has had a nice rest this weekend. Does it mean he's got any better? Does it heck........''


To pay or not to pay...
Friday, 11th April 2014
by Raedwulf
''And now for something rather different! Here's an interesting snippet in the BBC's Gossip Column, Thursday 10th...''


Where have we been, where are we heading and why are we here?
Friday, 11th April 2014
by Mike Tricker
''First off I want to say Sam Allardyce is a very lucky man, lucky to have great owners, lucky to have such accepting fans. More importantly, lucky that the owners made his mess worse and then honourably took their share of sorting the mess out...''


Are you not entertained?
Wednesday, 9th April 2014
by Tim Keen
''It is now two weeks since West Ham were booed off against Hull City. Since then the Hammers have beaten Sunderland at the Stadium of Light and lost in controversial circumstances against title-chasing Liverpool. ..''


Calm down, calm down Stevie G
Wednesday, 9th April 2014
by Paul Walker
''It felt like old times at the Boleyn on Sunday, I left the ground feeling proud of my team even though we had played well and still lost to one of the big boys...''


Reffing Hell...
Monday, 7th April 2014
by Raedwulf
''I hope Hammerhead doesn't mind me quoting his lengthy and well argued post on Staff's Liverpool match report as the basis of this opinion piece. I've had in the back of my mind for some time the notion of writing something about refereeing...''


Looking ahead
Sunday, 6th April 2014
by Paul Turner
''The win against Sunderland has everyone in the media and on the KUMB forums talking about WHUFC being safe for another season due to being on 37 points. ..''


West Ham United v Liverpool
Friday, 4th April 2014
by Preview Percy
''Curious about Luis Suarez's half-time cuppa or what was being turned over in Liverpool's "Robbery Of The Week?" No us neither. Preview Percy mentions them anyway.......''


The forgotten legacy?
Wednesday, 2nd April 2014
by Paul Walker
''The fear is growing that West Ham are going to allow one of the most significant dates in our history to drift awy with barely a passing glance...''


A packet of three: Sunderland
Monday, 31st March 2014
by Staff Writer
''Join us as we cast our eyes back at previous encounters between West Ham and tonight's opponents and pick our three favourite games.....''




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