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Is this international striker gamble one worth taking for West Ham?

After a tough first season at the London Stadium, West Ham fans are in need of some good news in the months ahead, good news in the form of that big name summer signing they have all been pining for over the past few summers. In the months leading up to their maiden term in …

West Ham must replace this man after latest Bilic update

West Ham put in an impressive performance in their goalless draw with Ronald Koeman’s Everton side. Although they could have offered a lot more going forward, the Hammers were resilient and their solid defensive display managed to shut out the Premier League’s top goalscorer, Romelu Lukaku. With a positive performance in the bag, the east …

West Ham chasing exciting summer prospect

To say it has been a tough season for West Ham fans would be more than an understatement. The Hammers have found life at the London Stadium to be rather difficult in their maiden season away from Upton Park. Performances have been poor, form has eluded them and now the club are subject of a …

There has been a lot of praise this weekend, but West Ham must take advantage

West Ham’s 0-0 draw against Everton on Saturday may have been the most unspectacular encounter of the weekend, however, a fine performance from Salven Bilic’s side can give those in east London a lot to be happy about. It has been a tough season for Hammers fans, having to adapt to life away from Upton …

It’s been an odd season, but West Ham can still end on a high

Most West Ham fans will still be trying to work out quite what Darren Randolph was doing to allow Fabio Borini to score Sunderland’s equaliser at the Stadium of Light on Sunday, however, those within the club will have moved on to what lies ahead, the visit of Ronald Koeman and his Everton side. The …

Why Mario Mandzukic could tick all the boxes for West Ham

West Ham fans have been pining for a big name striker for years now, they were promised one last summer when the owners seemed hell bent to spend £20m plus on anyone who could wear a No.9 shirt and ended up with Simone Zaza, we all know what happened there. After the debacle surrounding the …

West Ham must address the problems in their own camp before looking elsewhere

West Ham are heading into the summer window with as much uncertainty as they had moving into their new Stratford home at the start of this season, with the future of manager Slaven Bilic up in the air after a mixed first season at the London Season. The Hammers endured problems on the pitch and …

This West Ham summer target could be the perfect Bilic addition

West Ham have had a strange old season. The initial worries over moving into a new stadium were instantly realised with trouble both on the pitch in terms of performances and violence in the stands, before – having resolved those issues – star man Dimitri Payet went from hero to zero quicker than you can …

West Ham finally have their win, now Bilic must build on it

West Ham’s win over struggling Swansea on Saturday afternoon, was their first in over two months, having last won away at Southampton early in February. Since that win at St. Mary’s there have been unlucky draws, humbling defeats and plenty of talk around the future of manager Slaven Bilic. The win over Paul Clement’s side …

Forget Jaap Stam, West Ham must back Bilic and move on

Considering the struggles West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has endured this season, the continued talk around his future is not only disrespectful, but will be helping no one at the London Stadium. Since making the move away from Upton Park, the Hammers have faced trouble on the pitch and in the stands as well as …

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 …

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 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 this summer is the ideal time to sell Andy Carroll

Despite losing to runaway Premier League leaders Chelsea at the London Stadium, Monday did bring some positives for West Ham fans. Having been out for the last two fixtures for Slaven Bilic’s side, the Hammers welcomed back striker Andy Carroll to the fold, after his recovery from a groin issue. The former Liverpool and Newcastle …