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The demise of Kevin Nolan
Monday, 8th June 2015
by James Gooderson
''On the first weekend in February, when West Ham took on Manchester United at home, there were rumours going around that one fan was bringing a Nolan out banner to brandish in the Bobby Moore Stand. Iíve seen banners calling for managers to be sacked, but for captains? Unheard of. ..''


West Ham United, a season in review: October
Monday, 8th June 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''Throughout the football season, KUMB Editor Graeme Howlett pens a weekly column for Echo Newspapers. Join us as we take a look back at the highs and lows of the 2014/15 season, with our eyes today firmly affixed on October 2014.....''


And the new manager of West Ham is...
Thursday, 4th June 2015
by Matthew Kemp
''Further to the departure of Sam Allardyce, the press have been guessing who the new manager will be at West Ham, and it seems the linked names are dropping like flies. ..''


West Ham United, a season in review: September
Wednesday, 3rd June 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''Throughout the football season, KUMB Editor Graeme Howlett pens a weekly column for Echo Newspapers. Join us as we take a look back at the highs and lows of the 2014/15 season, with our eyes today on September 2014.....''


West Ham United, a season in review: August
Monday, 1st June 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''Throughout the football season, KUMB Editor Graeme Howlett pens a weekly column for Echo Newspapers. Join us as we take a look back at the highs and lows of the 2014/15 season, beginning with his August musings.....''


Thanks Sam; itís not you, itís us
Wednesday, 27th May 2015
by Matt Bell
''I thank Sam Allardyce for turning us around and making us a solid Premier League team after promotion. We have indeed made strides under his stewardship...''


Jeux Sans FrontiŤres
Tuesday, 26th May 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''So after months of speculation, it's finally in the bag. We may have not followed the conventional path to qualification, but West Ham are in the Europa League for the first time in the club's illustrious history nonetheless...''


Rebuilding
Monday, 25th May 2015
by Raedwulf
''Let the speculation commence! It's that time of year - who should we ship out? Where do we need to strengthen?..''


Sam Allardyce, 2011-2015
Sunday, 24th May 2015
by Graeme Howlett
''Just three minutes had elapsed after the final whistle at Newcastle on Sunday afternoon when West Ham announced that manager Sam Allardyce would be leaving the club with immediate effect...''


Newcastle United v West Ham United
Friday, 22nd May 2015
by Preview Percy
''And so we reach the final game of the season which means that we cn go a whole three months without having to speak to Preview Percy. What's that you say? Europa League? Oh for pete's sake.......''


A final season to remember?
Monday, 18th May 2015
by Tom Kilbey
''As I write this, I'm pondering our season. On the TV, West Ham are playing Everton. Itís the start of May, itís the final game at Upton Park this season, itís a sell out and the sun is shining. But I'm only half watching. ..''


A new manager? The only certainly is uncertainly
Saturday, 16th May 2015
by Paul Turner
''I am half expecting to walk past my local newsagents and see one of those adverts in the windows advertising services or rooms to let reading something along the lines of:..''


West Ham United v Everton
Friday, 15th May 2015
by Preview Percy
''Pie shop share prices, old ladies queuing up to buy new cars and the truth about Tim Howard's beard. Yup it's time for more of Preview Percy's mad ramblings........''


Aston Villa v West Ham United
Friday, 8th May 2015
by Preview Percy
''It's a sobering thought, that had he been accepted by his chosen party as a candidate, we could be talking about "Preview Percy MP" by now. Thankfully, even the Official Monster Raving Loony Party has standards..... ..''


West Ham United v Burnley
Friday, 1st May 2015
by Preview Percy
''What sort of sick mind finds connections between Ashley Barnes and Paolo Di Canio and between Ron Greenwood and Lee Dixon? Preview Percy - inevitably......''


Thanks for the memories, which only my generation can remember
Friday, 1st May 2015
by Paul Walker
''Let's all take a break from the blood-letting and feuding over the future of Sam Allardyce just for a while and make sure we pay a fitting tribute to legends from our past who actually won things...''


FPP: a breath of life
Tuesday, 28th April 2015
by Raedwulf
''I've read and enjoyed the recent spate of articles by Geoff Toates...''


Queens Park Rangers v West Ham United
Friday, 24th April 2015
by Preview Percy
''Preview Percy. If ever there was a person you shouldn't give your bank details to......''


Brady still calling the tune
Friday, 24th April 2015
by Paul Walker
''At last, someone from our beloved leadership has said something, anything, to ease some of the troubled waters...''


Why the cynics are wrong to attack 'affordable football'
Thursday, 23rd April 2015
by Tom Kilbey
''By now weíve all read the headlines; "Affordable football for all"... "Season ticket prices slashed"...''


Olympic Stadium ticket pricing FAQ
Wednesday, 22nd April 2015
by West Ham United FC
''For more detailed FAQs about the general process of seat selection at the new Stadium, including the schedule of appointments at the Reservation Centre, please click here. Or if you cannot find the answer to your question, please email newStadium@westhamunited.co.uk. ..''


Financial fair play is the death of competition
Tuesday, 21st April 2015
by Geoff Toates
''We are soon to begin what should be an exciting new chapter in our clubís history. ..''


Manchester City v West Ham United
Saturday, 18th April 2015
by Preview Percy
''Who is Derek Castle? Why are there two of him and what has he got to do with this weekend's trip to Manchester City? Yup it's another visit to the strange and warped world of Preview Percy.... ..''


Mental Health Awareness week
Thursday, 16th April 2015
by Paul Turner
''The charity, Mental Health Foundation is holding its annual mental health awareness week starting Monday 11th May where the theme of the week is ďbe mindfulĒ...''


Big Sam and the glass ceiling
Monday, 13th April 2015
by Anjado
''Sam Allardyce for me is a good manager who could have been a great manager. ..''




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