Goodbye Arnie

The rumours of a potential Arnautovic departure have certainly shaken up the West Ham fan base in recent weeks, leaving plenty for us to discuss. Having quickly established himself as the club’s leading man, it’s come as a surprise to many to hear his brother/agent come out and say he’s looking to leave. Initially, this…

Goodbye Pellegrini

News surfaced that Pellegrini was returning to Chile for a few days during the international break, and I for one am glad. I know this isn’t an opinion everyone shares, but hear me out… While I’m fully aware footballers and managers are paid millions, I still believe they should have some quality of life and…

West Ham… The Age Old Question

For seasons, the age of our players has been a talking point. Last season saw fans become more frustrated than ever before, signing a 36-year-old Evra, 30-year-old Hart and a 30-year-old Snodgrass, not helped by a poor run of results. We seem to have reached a turning point, with Evra departing and a string of…

A Positive Pre-Season

Pre-season has seen positivity return to the West Ham fan base, boosted by a visible display of financial investment and ambition. Currently boasting the sixth highest spend in the transfer window, we have spent an enormous £85 million, beaten only by Juventus (£200m), Liverpool (£171m), Roma (£99m) and Barcelona (£97m). Some great business has been…

A Positive World Cup Exit

Last night saw England crash out of the World Cup, beaten 2-1 by Croatia in extra time. The first semi-final we reached in 28 years and our first shot at reaching a World Cup final since 1966, England had gone from assuming we would have an early exit… to well and truly getting our hopes…

Shrewsbury Preview

Following what Joe Hart accurately described as a “terrible” goalless draw with Shrewsbury Town, tomorrow night we host the League One club in an FA Cup third-round replay. Undeserving of even a draw at New Meadow, here’s hoping we manage to show some passion on the pitch and beat Shrewsbury at home. We have to…

Player Profile: Leander Dendoncker

Age: 22Height: 1.89m  Standing at 6 ft 2, RSC Anderlecht player Leander Dendoncker is on West Ham’s watch-list, and is one of Hollseey’s most exciting prospects for the January transfer window. A defensive midfielder who can also play as a centre-back or in central midfield, Dendoncker is versatile. With the ability to play with his…