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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
''Thereís 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.....''


West Ham United v Sunderland
Friday, 13th December 2013
by Preview Percy
''It's Friday the thirteenth so it's with a due sense of foreboding that we hand over another chunk of bandwidth to Preview Percy. Actually we have that same sense of foreboding every Friday at this time. Here's his look at this weekend's visit of Sunderland. Alternatively we're sure there's something good on telly you could watch.....''


Our class will show through
Friday, 13th December 2013
by Trevor Twohig
''When I bought my season ticket this year, I did not think a pre-Christmas fixture with Sunderland at home would be the make or break point of our season. Oh how quickly us Hammers forget, eh?..''


Patience is key
Tuesday, 10th December 2013
by Turns to Stone
''Itís important to remember the circumstances in which our current financial situation arose. ..''


A statement from Jeremy Nicholas
Monday, 9th December 2013
by Jeremy Nicholas
''Iím offering to return as West Ham United announcer for no fee, because Iím so worried about the situation in which we find ourselves. We need to make the Boleyn Ground a fortress again. ..''


Liverpool v West Ham United
Friday, 6th December 2013
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy likes the city of Liverpool about as much as he likes Croydon, though his campaign to have Merseyside gift-wrapped and given to Scotland as a "going away present" has yet to get much support outside Manchester. Here's his look at this season's fools errand to Anfield.... ..''


Time for Sam to go?
Friday, 6th December 2013
by Ben Willoughby
''In light of Tuesdayís defeat at Selhurst Park, Iím starting to run out of reasons to back Sam Allardyce anymore...''


Great expectations
Thursday, 5th December 2013
by Turns to Stone
''Some of you may recall the short thesis I wrote in 2010/11 on not sacking Avram Grant...''


The smell of relegation
Wednesday, 4th December 2013
by Paul Walker
''That nasty stench of inevitability is enveloping our club. If we keep going the way we are we will be relegated and there will be a new manager in place before the start of next season, one way or another...''


Why can't you see it, Sam?
Wednesday, 4th December 2013
by Steve Heighton
''Well if we weren't in a relegation dogfight before, we certainly are now...''


What's really going on?
Wednesday, 4th December 2013
by David Hautzig
''I'm a little confused over something and I think if I write about it my confusion may go away. Or it may get worse. Time will tell...''


Crystal Palace v West Ham United
Tuesday, 3rd December 2013
by Preview Percy
''We get the distinct impression that Preview Percy doesn't really like Croydon. Just a hunch.......''


West Ham United v Fulham
Friday, 29th November 2013
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy struggles to keep up with current affairs. We've spent all week trying to convince him that Nigella Lawson isn't chairman of the Co-Op Bank for example. We'd like to say he's better when it comes to football. We'd like to say that but.... ..''


Signs of change at football
Friday, 29th November 2013
by Dale Richardson
''Football fans, clubs and directors have always had a somewhat fraught relationship. Bad PR along with conflicting interests and goals have often torn clubs apart and it appears football is becoming more divisive as the game battles with modernity...''


The problem with Allardyce
Thursday, 28th November 2013
by Neil Newton
''I was pleased when Sam Allardyce became manager. Sure, he was accused of playing long ball, but his teams performed above expectations and were hard to breakdown...''


West Ham United v Chelsea
Friday, 22nd November 2013
by Preview Percy
''During this cold snap, picture if you will the sight of a miserable old figure shivering in the dark huddling over a laptop for warmth. Don't feel sorry for Preview Percy though. There's plenty of heating at the Avram Grant Olympic Rest Home For The Bewildered. The old so and so is just too mean to pay for it. Here's his look at this weekend's visit of some other Pensioners.... ..''




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