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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 Tuesday’s defeat at Selhurst Park, I’m 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.... ..''


Are you Tottenham in disguise?
Thursday, 21st November 2013
by Paul Walker
''Good Lord, not again. It’s about time we had some protection from our nobility, especially when they think they know something about football...''


What a difference a month makes
Wednesday, 20th November 2013
by Paul Walker
''Big Sam always knew it would come to this. One month ago he was being hailed a tactical genius, now the knives are out...''


West Ham announce big signing
Saturday, 16th November 2013
by Tim Keen
''Without much fanfare or speculation West Ham unveiled their latest major signing this week. "I am thrilled to be joining West Ham United… it was a challenge that was too good to turn down,” announced the new man, saying all the things a new signing should. ..''


The Norwich debacle
Monday, 11th November 2013
by Gary Portugal
''Despite their drubbing by Man City ,this was never going to be an easy game. Why? For a start, we haven’t won at Carrow Road in 40 years. ..''


Rio calling for Ravel
Friday, 8th November 2013
by Liam Newman
''West Ham’s Ravel Morrison has once again been included in Gareth Southgate’s England Under 21 side as the Young Lions prepare to for a double-header against Finland and San Marino...''


Norwich City v West Ham United
Friday, 8th November 2013
by Preview Percy
''More from the man who failed the audition for the "Grumpy Old Men" TV show because he was too miserable. Television's loss is, er, our loss as well.......''


Come home Defoe, (almost) all is forgiven
Wednesday, 6th November 2013
by Paul Walker
''Big Sam should be preparing for the worst and formulating plans for the rest of the season that assumes Andy Carroll will not be involved...''


Hughton's D-Day
Wednesday, 6th November 2013
by Trevor Twohig
''The weekend produced another poor result for a West Ham side with so much promise - but the situation must certainly be worse if you support a number of other teams in the Premier League...''


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. ..''




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