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A tribe on the move
Wednesday, 6th November 2013
by Andre Smith
''If you watch footage of football matches from the early 1960s, it really is another world. ..''


Why we need independent representation
Tuesday, 5th November 2013
by Ali Worth
''I would like to take this opportunity to respond to recent posts on the KUMB.com forum...''


Andy Carroll may need shock therapy
Monday, 4th November 2013
by David Meagher
''As Hammers fans wait patiently for the Andy Carroll return, we decided to get down with the medical evidence and examine what his injury really means in terms of prognosis for the future. So what exactly is Plantar Fasciitis, and what does it really mean for our current predicament?..''


West Ham United v Aston Villa
Friday, 1st November 2013
by Preview Percy
''He's a bit late tonight. This is because he's spent the past few hours trying to convince a Crystal Palace fan that they are in fact playing West BROM tomorrow. Preview Percy may be daft but he usually gets the names of our opponents right. Well "occasionally" anyway... ..''


Making the big decisions
Wednesday, 30th October 2013
by Tim Keen
''West Ham United are through to the quarter finals of the Capital One Cup. We qualified with the help of three Academy graduates in the infancy of their careers all playing in defence. ..''


A Noble statement
Wednesday, 30th October 2013
by Jason Eves
''With Ravel Morrison’s performances earning rave reviews from footballing alumni across the UK, people have been tipping him to make the jump from Under 21s to the full England fold even though he only made his Under 21s debut a few weeks ago. ..''


Burnley v West Ham United
Monday, 28th October 2013
by Preview Percy
''Hide the Sanatogen, it's Preview Percy. Again. Sorry......''


Swansea City v West Ham United
Saturday, 26th October 2013
by Preview Percy
''It's an international special from Peview Percy, this week. Ok it's not particularly special but it does involve going to Wales.......''


West Ham United v Manchester City
Friday, 18th October 2013
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy spent his week off laughing at Spurs. So no real change to any other week then really. He paused between giggles for long enough to write this though....... ..''


It's all about the money
Wednesday, 16th October 2013
by Daniel Barnard
''Despite spending millions upon millions on developing their academy, Chelsea FC, the former champions of Europe, have failed to bring a local player through since their captain John Terry. ..''


Hammers release new ‘Cuddly Hooligan’ merchandise
Tuesday, 15th October 2013
by David Meagher
''Who would ever have thought that the artistic types down the Boleyn would ever find themselves associated with ‘ugly’ or ‘effective’football as per the Allardyce method?..''


Here comes the future
Monday, 14th October 2013
by Liam Newman
''Last Thursday night, West Ham’s Ravel Morrison made his debut for the England Under 21 side and helped the Three Lions to a comfortable 4-0 win away at San Marino...''


The curious case of Carlton ‘Boomerang’ Cole
Monday, 14th October 2013
by David Meagher
''Am I alone in my gathering sense of discomfort about the whole Carlton Cole affair since he parted ways with the club last summer? ..''


Just like watching Barca and Bayern (well almost)…now play it again, Sam!
Tuesday, 8th October 2013
by Paul Walker
''Well Big Sam always said he was good enough to manage Barcelona, and now we have all got a first-hand look at just what the tough old grouch was on about!..''


The rise of Ravel: can we benefit?
Monday, 7th October 2013
by Josh Puttock
''West Ham enjoyed an incredible first victory at White Hart Lane since 1999 this weekend, but their start to this season’s Premier League campaign has been frustrating to say the least. ..''


Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United
Friday, 4th October 2013
by Preview Percy
''At a loose end? Why not take a gander at Preview Percy's look at Sunday's match at Tottenham. If you're a Spurs fan though you'll probably want to go catch up on the Miley Cyrus/Sinead O'Connor spat or something instead..... ..''


The power of rationalisation
Monday, 30th September 2013
by David Hautzig
''I'm going to tell you right now that I am writing under duress...''


The idiocy continues
Monday, 30th September 2013
by Gary Portugal
''The one-two punch: idiocy, followed by stubbornness. And it’s lethal. Enough to kill most mortals. And football teams. ..''


The price of loyalty
Monday, 30th September 2013
by John Rolls
''What is loyalty? Defined, it is "a feeling of attitude of devoted attachment and affection or a feeling of allegiance. A human quality where we can be loyal to a person or a cause". ..''


Unravelling a prodigy
Friday, 27th September 2013
by Paul Walker
''Nothing would delight me more this season, apart that from us staying in the Premier League, than to see Ravel Morrison crack it at the very top level...''


Hull City v West Ham United
Thursday, 26th September 2013
by Preview Percy
''If you're one of those who actually enjoys Preview Percy's ramblings, there are probably some people you ought to speak to. In the meantime knock yourself out..... ..''


Betting on West Ham United’s game at Hull
Thursday, 26th September 2013
by Staff Writer
''After an encouraging 10th place finish in the Premier League last season, the Hammers' 3000/1 dreams of a title are almost certainly already over...''


West Ham United v Cardiff City
Monday, 23rd September 2013
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy has written another preview about Cardiff City. It's just as bad as the previous one. Let's hope and pray we don't get them in the FA Cup as well......''


At least we are not Sunderland
Monday, 23rd September 2013
by Paul Walker
''Five games into the Premier League campaign and we are struggling. No it’s not a crisis yet, and the time now is for calm, patience and strong nerve...''


West Ham United v Everton
Thursday, 19th September 2013
by Preview Percy
''Despite the fact the Liverpool was its home port, Preview Percy has spurned the chance to make it a hat-trick of mentions for The Titanic in as many weeks. Which is a shame really as it's usually the only factually correct thing in his so-called "previews". Here's his look at this weekend's visit of Everton..... ..''




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