In brief - Tuesday's news round-up

  • by Staff Writer #2
  • Tuesday, 16th April 2019

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Real Madrid 'approach Declan Rice's family' over shock summer transfer
Former West Ham player Scott Minto says Zinedine Zidane could be about to pounce for the midfielder
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/real-madrid-approach-declan-rices-14314466

West Ham fans chant vile 'f****** Jews' song about Spurs as police investigate footage
FANS of West Ham United who were filmed singing an antisemitic song about Tottenham supporters will be banned for life, the club has announced.
https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/772176/west-ham-news-tottenham-hotspur-antisemitism-jewish-manchester-united-racism-old-trafford?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+daily-star-latest-news+%28Daily+Star+%3A%3A+News+Feed%29

Former referee analyses Man Utd vs West Ham decisions and says one was 'incorrect'
Manchester United pulled off an important win at home to West Ham.
https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/former-referee-analyses-man-utd-16132636

Snodgrass: That's how we need to be every week
Robert Snodgrass says Saturday's performance at Manchester United set a standard that the Hammers should be reaching consistently.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/april/15-april/snodgrass-thats-how-we-need-be-every-week

Alese: We need another big performance at Derby
West Ham United defender Ajibola Alese feels Monday's Premier League 2 match against Derby County will be a challenging test as the Hammers look to improve their chances of survival.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/april/15-april/alese-we-need-another-big-performance-derby

West Ham Academy youngsters enjoy successful weekend
West Ham United's schoolboys and first-year scholars enjoyed a successful weekend on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/april/15-april/west-ham-academy-youngsters-enjoy-successful-weekend

Loan watch: Samuelsen scores, Cullen wins battle of the Academy graduates
Martin Samuelsen scored his first Norwegian Eliteserien goal to help Haugesund to a 2-0 dramatic win at Ranheim on Sunday.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/april/15-april/loan-watch-samuelsen-scores-cullen-wins-battle-academy-graduates

'We have an entire team of heroes here'
Ticket sales for the SSE Women's FA Cup Final will be announced in due course, once confirmed with the Football Association.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/april/15-april/we-have-entire-team-heroes-here

Longhurst: This is the best thing in my career ever
Kate Longhurst admits that Sunday's FA Cup semi-final victory over Reading is the best thing to ever happen in her football career, with the Irons set to take on Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 4 May.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/april/15-april/longhurst-best-thing-my-career-ever

Highlights: Reading 1 (3) - 1 (4) West Ham
It was shoot-out delight for West Ham United as Cho So-hyun's deciding penalty put the Irons into the SSE Women's FA Cup final.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/april/15-april/highlights-reading-1-3-1-4-west-ham

Ogbonna: We were a totally different West Ham at Manchester United
Angelo Ogbonna says West Ham United need to play with the same bravery they showed at Manchester United in their closing four Premier League matches.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/april/15-april/ogbonna-we-were-totally-different-west-ham-manchester-united

Live: Derby County v West Ham U23
Derby make their second change of the game as Cresswell is replace by Splatt.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/april/15-april/live-derby-county-v-west-ham-u23

West Ham off to Wembley
West Ham's women's team will be contesting the Women's FA Cup Final at Wembley next month after beating Reading in their semi final.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133461

The opposition view: Manchester Utd
The general consensus from the Red side of Manchester is that West Ham United were extremely hard done by on Saturday evening. Not that we didn't know that already.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133459

I can't believe it, says Beard
West Ham Women's coach Matt Beard was full of praise for his team after they earned a place in the FA Cup Final courtesy of a penalty shootout win against Reading.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133462

West Ham release statement
West Ham United have released a statement in the wake of a video being published on social media showing a group of men singing an anti-Semitic song.
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=133460

Bring on VAR, please
I had never really been a fan of VAR, it just looks like another referee somewhere away from the stadium, able to make mistakes.
http://kumb.com/article.php?id=4328

The thin end of the wedge
I've been wondering about writing this piece for the last couple of days for a number of reasons - but sod it, I think this is an issue that needs multiple perspectives.
http://kumb.com/article.php?id=4327



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