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Where did It all go wrong?

 The story goes that when a bellboy was taking champagne up to the suite of George Best.

He knocked on the door and upon entering he saw a scantily clad Miss World laying on a bed of notes from his winnings at the casino. (more…)

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West Ham United’s cup-winning captains

Only two players in West Ham’s long history have had the chance to lift the FA Cup.

Here is the profile of the men who wore the armband on the greatest days in the club’s history. (more…)

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A tribute to Cyrille Regis

The In the late 1970’s, Britain was going through a traumatic time.

Industrial disputes were frequent and racism was rife. (more…)

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Are West Ham United flattering to deceive?

A few weeks ago I was at an all-time low with not only my appraisal of the team performances..

But also with the ongoing club owners’ shenanigans. (more…)

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Idle thoughts on the FA Cup

I have, on a previous occasion, mentioned the story my Uncle Tommy used to tell.

Of the day, way back in the early 1930’s, when, having finished his shift down the mine, he walked into Sunderland for the big match. (more…)

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London Stadium a hindering shadow for West Ham in their Premier League fight

Take your minds back to 2012.

Sporting royalty had engulfed the country, with athletics’ finest flocking to the UK to compete in the grandest of all competitions. (more…)

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Ten things you didn’t know about the League Cup

West Ham face Arsenal in the quarter-final of the Carabao Cup.

Here are 10 facts about the League Cup. (more…)

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Gillingham squad half-time analysis

So folks, we are now at the midway point of the 2017-18 season.

And from the depths of despair during the early months of the campaign, I think it is fair to say that we can look forward to what 2018 may have to bring with a degree of cautious optimism. (more…)

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‘Board in’, ‘Board out’ It’s time to shake it all about!

Fortunes always hiding, but will we ever find them?

Supporting West Ham United isn’t always an easy task. (more…)

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David Moyes must build from the back to have West Ham success

West Ham were the latest victims of title contenders Manchester City last weekend.

The Hammers unlucky not to get a draw before a late David Silva strike gave City all of the points at the London Stadium. (more…)

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How David Gold and David Sullivan have committed the ultimate ownership sin

Ask people in the East End what life means to them.

The chances are they will immediately think of particular traditions that are embedded deep within their own culture. (more…)

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Gillingham’s Parker and Eaves proving the doubters wrong with some tender Lovell care

At the start of the season Gills fans were concerned.

And probably rightly so – as to where our goals would come from after the summer departures of Cody McDonald, Bradley Dack and Josh Wright. (more…)

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Ten things about England and West Ham United: Did anyone mention 1966?

Ten things about West Ham United’s influence over the England team through the years.

Here goes. (more…)

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Idle thoughts on the managerial merry-go-round

In reporting the sacking of Slaven Bilic..

The East London and West Essex Guardian noted that David Moyes was ‘likely to become just the Hammers 16th boss in 117 years’. (more…)

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Who is West Ham United’s greatest ever international player?

It’s an age-old debate amongst members of the Claret and Blue Army..

But today we attempt to name the greatest ever West Ham United player to have represented their country of origin. (more…)

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