In brief: Thursday's news round-up

  • by Staff Writer #2
  • Thursday, 5th September 2019

Get the very latest West Ham news in one place, with our daily media round-up!

'Best friends' Declan Rice and Mason Mount have dreamt of playing together for England at Wembley since they met aged just eight while at Chelsea... on Saturday they could get their chance
This international break may just seem fairly routine to most. Another two England qualifiers for the 2020 European Championship. An early distraction from the start of the Premier League season.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7426427/Declan-Rice-Mason-Mount-dreamt-playing-England-Wembley.html

Arthur Masuaku hilariously messes up West Ham fan's 's***head' shout-out request
West Ham defender asked from his car for video message to women's group called 'Shed Heads' but keeps getting it horribly wrong.
https://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/arthur-masuaku-hilariously-messes-up-19489229

West Ham winger Michail Antonio aims for December return after surgery on hamstring injury
Michail Antonio hopes to be back in action in December after undergoing hamstring surgery.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7427823/West-Ham-news-Winger-Michail-Antonio-aims-December-return-surgery-hamstring-injury.html

Michael Antonio: West Ham forward ruled out until New Year with injury
West Ham forward Michael Antonio may be out until the New Year after suffering a hamstring injury.
https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11685/11802030/michael-antonio-west-ham-forward-ruled-out-until-new-year-with-injury

West Ham's Michail Antonio on racism, adversity and inspiring change beyond football's bubble
Exclusive: Antonio's unorthodox route to the top has given him a wider perspective on issues off the pitch.
https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/premier-league/michail-antonio-west-ham-england-racism-knife-crime-reading-sheffield-wednesday-a9091386.html

Liverpool vs West Ham: Premier League game in December postponed due to FIFA Club World Cup
Liverpool's Premier League fixture at West Ham in December has been postponed due to the club's invitation to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup.
https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11669/11801995/liverpool-vs-west-ham-premier-league-game-in-december-postponed-due-to-fifa-club-world-cup

West Ham left short up front after Michail Antonio is ruled out for four months with hamstring injury
West Ham have been left with just two fit senior strikers following a serious hamstring injury to Michail Antonio which will rule him out for up to four months.
https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/football/westham/west-ham-left-short-up-front-after-michail-antonio-is-ruled-out-for-four-months-with-hamstring-a4228596.html

Dmitri Halajko: Newport is not going to be an easy place to play
West Ham United U21s travel to Newport County on Wednesday night to open up their Leasing.com Trophy campaign against an in-form Newport County.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/september/04-september/dmitri-halajko-newport-not-going-be-easy-place-play

Liverpool home game to be moved
West Ham United can confirm that the Premier League home fixture with Liverpool, originally scheduled for Saturday 21 December, will be postponed due to the Reds' participation in the FIFA Club World Cup.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/september/04-september/liverpool-home-game-be-moved

Flaherty: Everyone is excited for the Barclays WSL season to begin
West Ham United women's captain Gilly Flaherty cannot wait for the 2019/20 Barclays FA Women's Super League campaign to kick-off as the Irons prepare for their second season in the top flight.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/september/04-september/flaherty-everyone-excited-barclays-wsl-season-begin

Felipe Anderson: We want to be invincible at London Stadium
West Ham United's encouraging start to the 2019/20 season has come as no surprise to Felipe Anderson.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/september/04-september/felipe-anderson-we-want-be-invincible-london-stadium

Hammer Tom's legacy lives on
The legacy of late West Ham United supporter Tom Wilson lives on.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/september/04-september/hammer-toms-legacy-lives

Declan Rice prepares for vital UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers
Declan Rice and his England's squadmates have been preparing for their vital UEFA Euro 2020 Group A qualifiers with Bulgaria and Kosovo at St George's Park this week.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/september/04-september/declan-rice-prepares-vital-uefa-euro-2020-qualifiers

Live: Newport County v West Ham United U21s
7pm: Good evening, and welcome to Rodney Parade for this evening's match which pits West Ham United U21s against Newport County AFC.
https://www.whufc.com/news/articles/2019/september/04-september/live-newport-county-v-west-ham-united-u21s

Oxford tickets on sale this week
Tickets for West Ham's Carabao Cup third round trip to Oxford go on sale from Thursday.
https://kumb.com/story.php?id=133856

West Ham Women suffer narrow defeat to end pre-season
West Ham United tasted a narrow defeat in their final game of Pre-Season after Tottenham Hotspur penned them back with two goals in the last nine minutes.
https://kumb.com/story.php?id=133860

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