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Jonathan Calleri Proving He May Have A Future At West Ham

Slaven Bilic and the board at West Ham have faced a lot of flak this season, for one issue or another, with the departure of Dimitri Payet in January not helping one bit. However, one of the main criticisms, aside from the trouble surrounding the London Stadium, they have had to stand up to is …

West Ham In Dubai On Training Break With Bilic Preparing For Big Push During Rest Of Season

West Ham are in Dubai on a mid-season training break making the most of their weekend off from competitive fixtures. With the east London club not involved in any Premier League or European football, they’ve a break until the league fixtures return next weekend. The club head off to the Middle East in a markedly …

Birthday Boy Lanzini Is Just The Player West Ham Need Right Now

West Ham playmaker Manuel Lanzini marks his 24th birthday today, and it is birthday that he could look back on with fond memories as he stands at a key moment in his footballing career. The Argentine has impressed ever since he joined West Ham, initially on loan, in 2015, making his move permanent in 2016. …

West Ham Only Getting Better As Season Progresses As Lanzini And Others Make Their Mark

Despite all that happened and how star man Dimitri Payet treated the club with the circumstances of his departure, you’ll find it tough to seek out a West Ham fan who would say that they wouldn’t rather he was still happily plying his trade in east London. The French playmaker who, having told manager Slaven …

Despite Being Robbed By West Brom Snodgrass Becoming A Big Plus For The Hammers

West Ham players, staff and fans were left fuming after their late draw with West Bromwich Albion at the London Stadium on Saturday, feeling rather harshly treated by the officials before being robbed of a win in the dying moments of the game. Having come back from 1-0 down, before going off on one about …

Andy Carroll Is Key To West Ham But Yesterday Showed They Can Excel Without The BIg Man

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic was visibly furious with the officials after watching his side fall to a late equaliser against West Brom on Saturday, having come back from 1-0 down at the London Stadium. The Hammers manager was sent to join his assistant, who had been sent off in the first half after Sofiane …

West Ham’s Players Have Given Bilic Full Backing

Slaven Bilic

A week can be a long time in football. Going into West Ham’s game with Southampton last Saturday and the future of manager Slaven Bilic was far from certain, after a midweek hammering against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City. Not only had the Hammers taken a battering but former Sky Blues boss Roberto Mancini was in …

Noble Pulling The Hammers Together With Fine Play

A month is a long time in football, a lot can change, especially around this time of year when the January transfer window rears it’s ugly head. Turn back around a month and the mood around West Ham was a far different one than that going into the clash with West Brom at the London …

West Ham Ready To Kick On Now At The London Stadium

After a woeful start to the season, and a difficult January transfer window, West Ham are turning their fortunes around. The win at Southampton over the weekend not only overturned a 3-0 drubbing at the London Stadium in the reverse fixture, but it drove Slaven Bilic’s side back into the top ten of the Premier …

Andy Carroll Proving That Life Is Good Without Payet

West Ham were, at times, unplayable against Southampton on Saturday. The Saints were poor and seem distracted by their EFL Cup final date with Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United side at the end of the month. However, take nothing away from the Hammers. Slaven Bilic was full of praise for his side speaking after …

Bilic Pleased With Hammers Following Victory Over The Saints

Slaven Bilic watched on over the weekend as his side took apart a poor Southampton side at St. Mary’s, winning 3-1 after going one behind thanks to Saints’ Deadline Day addition, Manolo Gabbiadini. The Croatian manager was full of praise for his team’s performance on Saturday, hailing them for doing everything he could have asked …

Is Bilic Safe As West Ham Manager?

Slaven Bilic

There have been persistent reports that West Ham manager Slaven Bilic is not a safe as some may think. Former Manchester City manager, Roberto Mancini, who is currently unattached having been relieved of his duties at Inter Milan, has been picked out as a possible successor to the Croatian. However, whilst many fans may have …

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

Robert Snodgrass

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)

Reece Oxford

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 …