Worrying Times For West Ham? Striker & Defender Needed?

Ahead of the Europa Cup tie at the Olympic Stadium on Thursday, many West Ham fans are feeling less than buoyant, and in fact trepidation and anxiety seem to be the order of the day for many. Season's usually begin full of hope, but then a lack of recruitment/funding usually kicks in followed by relative mediocrity, last season was an exception, but perhaps it is the 36 years since winning a trophy or the 30 years since finishing 3rd in the top flight that fills supporters with dread!

Confirmed Team Sheet West Ham United v NK Domzale

West Ham: Adrian, Antonio, Nordvelt, Reid, Byram, Obiang, Kayoute, Feghouli, Noble ( c ) Valencia, Carroll. Subs: Randolph, Burke, Oxford, Page, Cullen, Quina, Fletcher.
NK Domzale: Maraval, Brachi, Horic, Dobrovoljc, Balkovec, Alvir, Horvat, Majer, Morel, Crnic, Mance

NK Domzale v West Ham Utd Europa Cup1st Leg Team Sheets

Tonight's 1st leg of the Europa cup adventure for West Ham begins at the Stadion Stozice in Slovakia, the venue has been twice re-arranged, with Hammers unable to have the Olympic Stadium ready in time for the original home tie which is now being played on August the 4th, but also the venue has changed from NK Domzale's own ground to the Stadion Stozice in order to allow for a larger attendance.

West Ham United v NK Domzale 2nd Leg Tickets Dispatched

Those waiting for their season tickets may be confused by how small the package that falls through their letterbox is, of course it is not the much anticipated welcome pack, but your 'paper' ticket for the West Ham United v NK Domzale Europa Cup 2nd leg Thursday 4th of August KO 19:45 Hrs match at The Olympic Stadium.

Hammers Europa Cup Match Against NK Domzale Live On TV

Good news for West Ham fans desperate to see their team live on TV as opposed to by radio or by dodgy internet streams, BT sport will feature the 1st leg tie against NK Domzale on thursday on BT sport channel 2 with the broadcast beginning at 19:40 and the match kicking off at 19:45.

Who Will Play Left Back On Thursday? Byram Or Obiang?

Confirmation that Aaron Cresswell's injury is far greater than we had initially thought (hence the removal of our previous article), is the sort of news that all West Ham fans feared but thought would never happen, Cresswell has been such an ever present in the starting line up that it seems almost inconceivable to see West Ham without him.

Why On Earth Would West Ham Put A Price On Reece Oxford?

Lazy journalism is alive and well particularly in the form of the Sunday red tops, So the rumour that West Ham have put an £18 Million price tag on his head has surfaced and resurfaced more times than a motorway! Both of the Manchester clubs have supposedly been camped outside Oxford's parental home offering a king's ransom in wages and prepared to pay virtually any fee to prise the player away! What a load of twaddle, yes there is interest in Reece Oxford and why shouldn't there be?

3-0 Victory Against Karlsruher But At What Cost?

An impressive and dominant West Ham United 3-0 victory against Karlsruher with goals from Carroll, Feghouli and Fletcher was however tarnished by a horrific tackle on Aaron Cresswell that initially looked like it had broken his leg! Thankfully Cresswell was able to leave the field unaided, but he was moving extremely gingerly and his chances of playing on thursday in the Europa Cup look to be extremely doubtful.

West Ham United v Karlsruher Carroll Starts

Team news is in, we will update at half time:
West Ham United staring line up: Randolph, Antonio, Nordvelt, Reid, Cresell, Feghouli, Noble, Kouyate, Tore, Valencia, Carroll. Subs: Spiegel, Rice, Page, Byram, Obiang, Cullen, Quina, Samuelsen, Makasi. Fletcher, Martinez.
It is highly likely that yet again wholesale changes will be made to the team, it is all part of the process! - Ed

Karlsruher SC v West Ham United Teams For Friendly

West Ham United v Karlsruher SC Pre-season match, Saturday 23 July 2016, 5pm CEST (4pm BST) at the Franz-Fekete-Stadion, This is Hammers final warm up game ahead of this coming thursday's Europa League cup opener away to NK Domzale, Slaven Billic will be hoping to 'ease' players like Winston Reid and Andy Carroll in to a competitive environment gradually during this afternoon's match, he will of course be hoping his players avoid injury but they cannot be wrapped in cotton wool forever!


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