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Why West Ham’s fringe players must use this break to change their fortunes

The international break is a hugely frustrating time for any football fan. It used to be that, whilst we lost the excitement of domestic football for a weekend, the clashes at international level were exciting and something to look forward to. However, in recent years international football outside the major tournaments has fallen to a …

Why West Ham can turn to this Chelsea man to revitalise their front line

Will little left to play for in the Premier League this season, thoughts in east London will quickly be turning to what West Ham can do over the coming summer to ensure they have a much easier ride of things next term. Having moved from Upton Park to their new home in Stratford at the …

West Ham may need a striker but Jermain Defoe is not the answer

With little left to play for this season, fans and staff alike at West Ham will be beginning to focus on the summer ahead and how they can improve upon the squad from this season. One sticking point for fans since last summer has been the addition of a big money striker, something assured by …

Why this West Ham man can help Hammers forget Obiang woes

Having lost to rejuvenated Premier League champions Leicester City at the weekend, West Ham have been dealt a treble injury blow with Winston Reid and Michail Antonio both facing weeks on the sideline whilst midfielder Pedro Obiang is out for the season. The Spanish midfielder had been in the form of his West Ham career …

Manuel Lanzini slowly becoming West Ham’s main man

West Ham suffered a third successive Premier League defeat after losing 3-2 at home to champions Leicester City on Saturday. Slaven Bilic’s men gave themselves a mountain to climb after going two-down in the first seven minutes, with Riyad Mahrez’s cross sailing past everyone and into the back of the net after five minutes, before …

What’s gone wrong and what needs to change at West Ham?

West Ham’s season went from bad to worse on Saturday as they were defeated 3-2 at home by champions Leicester City. Three first half goals from the foxes through Mahrez, Huth and Vardy ensured West Ham faced an uphill battle. The Hammers gave everything they had in a second half that they dominated; however, they …

West Ham – time to think about next season?

With not much positivity around the club at the moment fans will be looking to get this season over with, hoping that the team can finish as strongly as possible, to raise hopes for the next campaign. The Hammers, who lie in 12th place in the Premier League, actually have the 8th best away record …

Why Robert Snodgrass should get a recall against Leicester

West Ham host Premier League champions and Champions League quarter-finalists Leicester on Saturday hoping to end a run of four games without a win. Slaven Bilic’s men have drawn two and lost the other two of their last four matches, and go into this weekend’s encounter against Craig Shakespeare’s side off the back of a …

Join Us For The #HammerHeads Live Blog From The West Ham vs Leicester City Match

As West Ham United face reiging champions Leicester City at 3pm on Saturday in what is arguably the game of the weekend in the Premier League, join us for a unique live blog of the game as our friends at FootballFancast.com will be presenting an awesome #HammerHeads event from outside the London Stadium for the …

Michail Antonio’s call up is more than deserved

West Ham forward Michail Antonio has been named in the England squad by manager Gareth Southgate as he goes in search of his first cap for the Three Lions. The manager, who took over on a temporary basis after the resignation of Roy Hodgson off the back of the European Championships in France last summer, …

Why West Ham must hand Bilic his contract sooner rather than later

There has been a lot of talk over the future of West Ham manager Slaven Bilic across the entirety of this season. As the board embark on a brave new era for the club with their move to Stratford and the London Stadium they will need to ensure they have the right man at the …

Why next season could be the one of the most important in West Ham’s history

It’s not been a season to remember for West Ham supporters. The club find themselves in 11th place with 10 games remaining, with the potential to slip down to 12th if Watford win their game in hand. The Hammers have failed to win any of their last 4 Premier League games. The most recent failure …

Why Pedro Obiang is West Ham’s unsung hero this season

West Ham’s recovery and subsequent march back into the top ten of the Premier League may have come unstuck in recent weeks, having not picked up a win since a 3-1 victory at Southampton back in early February, however, there are some positives for Hammers fans to look to. The late defeat at Bournemouth will …

Bilic must mix things up to get West Ham winning again

West Ham continued their long run without a win at the weekend as they went down 3-2 to Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth in a thrilling encounter on the south coast. The Hammers went ahead just 48 seconds after Cherries striker Joshua King had fired wide from the spot when Michail Antonio made the perfect return from …

Why West Ham MUST sign a striker this summer

It’s been a slightly disappointing season for West Ham United; of that there is no doubt. The Irons were desperate to build on an excellent campaign last time out as they finished 7th and claimed a Europa League qualification spot. However, they find themselves out of all the cups and pretty much stranded in mid-table …

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