No More Smoke And Mirrors Hammers Mean Business For 48Hrs

The European transfer window has a little over two days remaining, generally in the past Hammers fans have got used to a diet of broken promises and ridiculously low bids that would never be accepted by club's for their players. This is the first season that West Ham have the financial benefit of not having taken out a 'pay day' loan that needs repaying, as it has not been allowed by the FA or the Premier League for the last couple of seasons.

Super Wombles Were Fantastic Obiang Atrocious In 4-2 Win

Hindsight is a wonderful thing, especially when it comes to setting up Football teams, Hammers vastly experienced manager Manuel Pellgrini selected what he thought was a 'competent' team in order to see off bottom of League 1 side FC Wimbledon. Indeed, pundits were congratulating 'Pelle' for taking the game seriously ahead of the match starting.

AFC Wimbledon v West Ham United Team Sheets FA Cup 4th Rd

AFC Wimbledon: Ramsdale, Watson, Thomas, Oshilaja, McDonald, Nightingale, Wordsworth, Connolly, Pinnock, Appiah, Wagstaff. Subs: McDonnell, Sibbick, Garratt, Trotter, Soares, Jervis, Pigott.
West Ham United: Adrian, Antonio, Diop, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Obiang, Noble, Snodgrass, Diangana, Carroll, Chicharito. Subs: Fabianski, Fredericks, Rice, Coventry, Holland, Felipe Anderson, Perez.

Pellegrini To Take Strong Squad For Wimbledon FA Cup Tie

Hammers manager Manuel Pellegrini has to perform a balancing act as he takes his team to the FA Cup 4th round tie against AFC Wimbledon, mindful of Tuesday evening's Premier League fixture away against Wolves which is a Europa League six pointer, he has to field a strong team tonight but without risking over using those players who have just emerged from a frenzied Christmas and New Year program.

Two Out One In- Big One Stays Hammers Strikers Decision

With less than a week to go before the European transfer window closes events are starting to accelerate as Hammers iron out their policy with regards to their strikers, ironically most fans assumed that Marko Arnoutovic will be the big name departure from the club during this window, however it appears nothing can be further from the truth.

Is No News Good News Is It All Quiet On The West Ham Front? NO

During the January transfer window, this one has a countdown on the right hand side of the site, fans generally feela mixture of hope and fear, more trepidation than anticipation. The Arnoutovic story has 'blown' most other strories about West Ham out of the picture, but 'stuff' is still going on, most notably the situation regarding Javier Hernandez, Hammers highest paid player.


Maxi Gomez Deal Moves Closer Irrespective Of Arnoutovic

Having had his head turned by a lucrative offer from China that has now been withdrawn, Marko Arnoutovic's future at West Ham is up in the air. Hammers vastly experienced manager Manuel Pellegrini has stated that 'Arnie' was not selected for the Bournemouth debacle because his head wasn't in the right place, which is a very polite way of saying his head is stuck up his back side!

3 Wheeels On Our Wagon Hammers Luck Expires At Cherries

Sooner or later a catastrophic injury list and a lead player going AWOL was always going to impact on West Ham United sooner or later, in fact Hammers achievements of late have been nothing short of miraculous given the circumstances but this was another game too far for Manuel Pellegrini's beleagured squad. To have so many first team players missing through injury was bad enough, but to then have Marko Arnoutovic go 'all peacock' was the straw that broke a most resolute camel's back!

Live AFC Bournemouth v West Ham United Team Line Ups

Bournemouth: Boruc, Clyne, Smith, Ake, Cook, Lerma, Gosling, Brooks, Fraser, King, Wilson. Subs: Begovic, Surman, Mousset, Daniels, Stanislas, Rico, Simpson.
West Ham: Fabianski, Cresswell, Zabaleta, Diop, Ogbonna, Rice, Noble, Nasri, Anderson, Antonio, Carroll. Subs: Adrian, Snodgrass, Obiang, Hernandez, Masuaku, Silva, Diangana.

Antonio Needs To Put A Lid On It!

During a time of 'delicate' negotiations regarding the on off transfer of Marko Arnoutovic, West Ham United's director of football Mario Husillos and co-owner David Sullivan, who act alongside Manuel Pellegrini, will have been less than pleased with Michail Antonio's "‘everyone knows" Marko wants to leave comments recently made to Sky TV.


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