Southampton AFC v West Ham United Team Sheets Now

Southampton: Forster, Cedric Soares, Van Dijk, Fonte, Yoshida, Bertrand, Clasie, Wanyama, Mane, Long, Pelle.
Subs: Tadic, Romeu, Martina, Ward-Prowse, Juanmi, Stekelenburg, Austin.
West Ham: Adrian, Tomkins, Reid, Collins, Cresswell, Song, Moses, Noble, Payet, Antonio, Valencia.
Subs: Randolph, Carroll, Obiang, O’Brien, Byram, Emenike, Oxford.

Paolo To Grace The Boleyn In It's Final Season

Paolo Di Canio will grace the Boleyn Ground once again after confirming his participation at Mark Noble’s forthcoming testimonial, maverick Di Canio scored 52 goals in 141 appearances for West Ham between 1999 and 2003, and is the latest name to be confirmed for the match to acknowledge Noble’s service to the club.

Cavalry On The Horizon Carroll, Sakho & Lanzini Set To Return

According to Stijn Vandenbroucke, West Ham United's chief medical officer, Andy Carroll is fit to play a part in Saturday's game against Southampton, the Big striker has recovered from his hamstring injury and will go straight in to the squad for Saturday's late afternoon match on the south coast, Carroll's availability will hopefully free up Enner Valencia and the other players who have been forced to fill the gap.

A Noble Victory! West Ham 2 Aston Villa 0 Come On Woy!

West Ham United captain Mark Noble, ridiculously overlooked by England manager Roy Hodgson, put in a stellar performance as his team finally managed to put Aston Villa to the sword in the 2-0 victory at the Boleyn, Vila started on the front foot and made the home side look particularly lethargic, the great messiah that is Dimitri Payet had a very off day at the office initially and Villa proved very stubborn opponents, as you would expect from a team that were fighting for their Barclays Premiership survival.

West Ham United v Aston Villa AFC Team Sheets And Links

West Ham : Adrian, Tomkins, Reid, Collins, Cresswell, Song, Kouyate, Antonio, Noble, Payet, Valencia
Subs: Randolph, Obiang, O’Brien, Moses, Jelavic, Oxford, Cullen
Aston Villa: Bunn, Richards, Okore, Lescott, Cissokho, Bacuna, Gueye, Veretout, Gil, Agbonlahor, Ayew
Subs: Guzan, Clark, Sinclair, Richardson, Lyden, Grealish, Mason

Which 'West Ham Way' Will Turn Up Against Villa?

There has been much written and said about the 'West Ham Way', particularly in Old Sour Puss' Book, and also by the current Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce from his time at the Boleyn. Generally the public perception is of a mythical Claret&Blue haze that descends on whole groups of people, particularly men of a certain age and seduces them in to thinking what they are seeing and experiencing is special and unique. To many the West Ham way is an illusion that has been perpetuated and manipulated for financial benefit by the current owners, so what is the West Ham way?

Be Prepared For Damp Squib Dead Line Day

Unless there is a 'cunning' plan afoot, West Ham United appear to have shut up shop early on transfer deadline day. No frenzied candle burning at the Boleyn, no mysterious fat over weight mercenaries waiting in a near by Hotel hoping for one more excessive pay day, and no hopes of fans to be dashed! Pretty boring in one way, but on the other hand the club's work was already done earlier in the year with a very successful recruitment of top players who have all proved their worth.

One In One Out Eminike's Arrival Heralds Jelovic's Departure

West Ham United have confirmed the signing of Emmanuel Emenike, after lengthy negotiations, on loan until the end of the season. The 28 year old Nigerian ex international arrives from Fenerbahce having been on loan at Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates league, Slaven Billic knows the player well and will be able to run the rule over him during the rest of the season to see if the club want to make the move permanent for a fee of around £8 Million.

Fans Forum Wednesday 3rd of February Any Questions?

We shall be at the Fans Forum on Wednesday 3rd of February in the Legends lounge, if any members have a question they would like to ask please add it into the comments section underneath this article and we will endeavour to ask it for you. Acceptable questions only! - Ed

Hammers Favourites Following Hard Fought Draw

OK it was not this season's third victory against Liverpool, but this hard fought FA Cup 4th round 0 - 0 draw at Anfield has surely put West Ham United in the driving seat to progress to the 5th round with the replay to be held under the floodlights at the Boleyn Ground in a tie that could well turn out to be revenge for the infamous 'Gerrard' and Scaloni 2006 FA Cup final.


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