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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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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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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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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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1966 – The greatest Hammers that ever lived

In this week’s unusual edition of our weekly throwback segment,

We hear from Bill, 80, a lifelong Hammer about the time that West Ham United won the World Cup. (more…)

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Where are they now? Nolberto Solano

Every Hammer will surely remember the charismatic Peruvian Nolberto Solano,

And his memorable spell during the otherwise easily forgotten 2007/2008 season. (more…)

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Where are they now? Keep it in the family

In this episode of the series, we look back at three former West Ham stars from the same family.

But where are they now? (more…)

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Where are they now? Teddy Sheringham

As well as being one of English football’s most recognisable icons.

Teddy Sheringham will also go down in history as one of an elite class of Upton Park greats after his short and sweet two spells in East London. (more…)

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Where are they now? West Ham United’s Portugeezers

We take a look back at three former West Ham Portuguese players.

But where are they now? (more…)

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