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West Ham Primed For Great Second Half To Season Since Payet Affair Is Over

The Frenchman has been almost erased from West Ham history in the last week or so but no Hammers fan, if they are being honest, will have wanted to see Dimitri Payet leave this month. However, what’s done is done and the club have handled the entire saga in good form, squeezing £25m out of …

West Ham Conclude Successful Winter Transfer Window Business

Whilst Hammers fans will be questioning why they have come out the end of January without still a striker or a right-back, however, they can be content with the business done by messrs Sullivan, Gold and Brady over the last month. With Angelo Ogbonna out for the season, having supposedly played with a niggle for …

Why West Ham Were Right To Move Payet And Not Make An Example Of Him

Dimitri Payet’s departure from West Ham this week ended a tumultuous few weeks for the club since the Frenchman told manager Slaven Bilic that he did not want to play for the club again. After Marseille sealed the £25m transfer, Hammers co-owner David Sullivan spoke out about the 29 year old’s attitude and why he …

Why loaning young players will serve West Ham well for the future (Oxford, Martinez. Marcus Browne)

Toni Martinez’s goal against Newcastle in the FA Cup on his debut for Oxford won’t have come as much of a surprise to those watching West Ham closely this season. Since joining from Valencia, the 19 year old has been hitting the back of the net consistently for the Under 23 side. As well as …

Have West Ham signings proved that Bilic is seeking a quick fix?

It has been interesting watching developments at West Ham over the past few weeks of the transfer window. After a terrible summer where very few of the eleven signings have made any real impact on West Ham’s first team squad, a change of tact was required. Manager Slaven Bilic made it very easy for the …

After a shaky start is the real West Ham of last season finally standing up?

To say it has been a rocky season as far as West Ham is concerned would be an understatement. The transition to the London Stadium has been difficult while a series of poor transfer dealings in the summer compounded the difficulties of living up to their achievements last campaign. With five wins in their last …

Snodgrass Will Provide A Short Term Fix In Providing Creativity In Payet’s Absence

With Hull City’s Robert Snodgrass looking poised to join West Ham after the two clubs agreed a £10million fee, it is interesting to compare the Scottish international with a player who he may be replacing in Dimitri Payet. Both are 29, both are excellent free kick takers and have excellent crossing ability, yet it is …

Keys To Ensuring West Ham Finish In The Top 10

Andy Carroll’s importance to West Ham cannot be understated as the forward has returned from injury to spearhead the Hammers attack in recent weeks. After receiving criticism for his plagued injury record, many question marks were formulated by the media and supporters, as he continued to prove an unreliable asset. Nonetheless, with a player like …

Why Fonte could be the man to educate Oxford and take him to the desired level

West Ham defender Reece Oxford is seen as the next big star in the making for many West Ham fans, but despite signing a new contract last month, the 18 year old has had a tougher time of it recently. This season has been interrupted by an ankle injury he picked up in late October …

Andy Carroll’s Performances Leaves Hammers Fans Thinking If Only – Had He Stayed Fit

Goals win you games; it’s an old cliché but when your strikers have had such a barren run in front of goal (it took West Ham’s forwards an astonishing 19 games to score one between them this season) you can truly begin to appreciate the transformational effect an in-form striker can have on the team. …

Would A Transfer Committee At West Ham Improve New Signings?

Here’s the evidence for the prosecution in terms of West Ham’s failings in the transfer market over the past year or so (all stats from transfermarkt.co.uk). Simone Zaza – £4.25m loan fee (11 appearances, 0 goals) Jonathan Calleri – £4m  loan fee (9 appearances, 0 goals) Gokhan Tore – £2.55m loan fee (8 appearances, 0 …

Reece Oxford – The solution for West Ham’s fragile defence?

The now confirmed arrival of Jose Fonte from Southampton is no doubt one of the main positives so far to come out of this transfer window for the Hammers. Despite Slaven Bilic’s frustrations over Dimitri Payet and the ongoing saga as the club pursue a much needed striker, the Croatian has at least identified one …

Awesome News As West Ham Secure In-Demand EURO 2016 Winner

Well West Ham United have had their winter window dominated by the negativity of the whole Dimitri Payet wantaway scenario which has hardly been an affair which has attracted players to joining West Ham to play at the new London City Stadium. However, despite this the powers that be at West Ham including the ever …

Should West Ham Do What It Takes To Sign Striker Scott Hogan For The £15 million Asking Price?

The January transfer window has always been notoriously difficult to pick up signings because of where it sits in the season. Clubs don’t want to risk losing a player midway through a campaign and it means that the players that are available are either performing poorly or are overpriced as clubs know that their prized …

West Ham Still Looking To Make Good Deals Despite Payet Saga

For West Ham fans, this month represents transfer window to forgetn so far. The saga surrounding star man Dimitri Payet has been a blow to both Slaven Bilic and the fans and the hierarchy at The London Stadium have had a hard time dealing with the matter as it is such a blow when your …

HammersHeadlines.com Launches Blog To Great Fanfare

We have been providing West Ham news to West Ham fans all over the world for the past 10 years and we finally decided it was way overdue for us to launch a new blog to accompany the relaunch of the site on its clean new template which was done in time for Christmas 2016. …