Winston Reid believes that defeat at home to Newcastle yesterday means that getting a positive result at Bournemouth is imperative.
David Moyes was, unexpectedly, bitterly disappointed by his team's dreadful defensive display as they fell to a second defeat this season against newly-promoted Newcastle.
Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez believes that today's result proves that his team can compete in the Premier League.
Newcastle became the first team to complete a double over West Ham this season after securing only their second away win of the season at the Olympic Stadium this afternoon.
West Ham have seen an opening bid for Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter rejected, according to reports.
David Moyes says that he will be without three key players when Newcastle visit the Olympic Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
David Moyes has denied reports of a public spat between him and Diafra Sakho, insisting that the Senegal international was benched against Arsenal "purely for football reasons".
West Ham's in-form central defender Angelo Ogbonna had admitted that he misses home - but believes he's a better player as a result of playing in the Premier League.
West Ham are taking a keen interest in young Swansea defender Alfie Mawson, according to reports.
Frank McAvennie has criticised West Ham's Board of Directors, accusing them of undermining the playing staff with comments published on social media.