Behind The Scenes Development For Irons

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Submitted by nevillenixon on Tue, 09/08/2022 - 10:14

Hammers recent transfer activity, or lack of it as some fans perceive, has taken on an entirely new dynamic of late although it may not seem obvious to those not within the club's inner sanctum. New 2nd highest share owner Daniel Kretinsky's arrival was heralded by many as the 'start of something special', unfortunately as with many 'special events' of the past at the club the much heralded fireworks ended up as a damp squib!

One Centre Back Against City?

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Submitted by nevillenixon on Sun, 07/08/2022 - 19:43

One of the joys of travelling to West Ham United's Stadium in Stratford is that it is possible to stop off and have a beer and a bite to eat at the side of the canal on the way to the ground, especially during the summer months. The journey there is one thing, full of expectancy and hope, the journey back depends entirely on the result and so today's return journey was hardly a joyous occasion!

Live West Ham v Man City Line Ups

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Submitted by nevillenixon on Sun, 07/08/2022 - 15:32

West Ham: Fabianski, Johnson, Cresswell, Zouma, Coufal, Soucek, Rice, Lanzini, Fornals, Bowen, Antonio Subs: Areola, Randolph, Scamacca, Vlasic, Downes, Benrahma, Coventry, Okoflex, Ashby
City: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Ake, Cancelo, Gundogan, Rodri, De Bruyne, Grealish, Haaland, Foden Subs: Ortega, Phillips, Stones, Alvarez, Silva, Mahrez, Palmer, Lewis, Wilson-Esbrand

Another Tall Frog?-Ibrahim Sangare

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Submitted by nevillenixon on Sun, 07/08/2022 - 09:31

What is it with big tall 6'4" or 6'5" French defenders and midfielders of African descent? There is a spate of them and then, just like Policemen and Busses, there are none around when you really need them! Well true to form just as Hammers midfield target Amadou 'another one' Onana gets snaffled by rampant inflationists Everton, a similarly 'statuesque' tall French defender has emerged in the form of PSV Eindhoven's Ibrahim Sangare.

The King Is Dead-Long Live The King!

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Submitted by Louis Nixon on Wed, 03/08/2022 - 19:56

Authur Masuaku has joined Turkish side Besiktas on a season's loan with an option to buy, Hammers will be payng 50% of 'King' Authur's wages. Masuaku's exit has intensified Hammers search for a replacement and the club
have reignited their interest in Burnley's versatile winger Maxwel Cornet after growing frustrated with their pursuit of Frankfurt's Filip Kostic.

Onana Numbers Mind Numbing!

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Submitted by nevillenixon on Wed, 03/08/2022 - 18:36

According to a raft of media sources including the BBC, West Ham have had a bid of between £28-40 Million depending on which source you care to use accepted by Lille for Amadou Onana.

The numbers involved in the deal for the 6'5" 20 year old midfielder are staggering for several reasons, so let's extrapolate the details. As recently as the end of May of this year Onana was valued at around £9 Million by Transfer market and listed as earning as little as £5,500 per week.

Be Careful What You Wish For-You Might Just Get It!

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Submitted by Louis Nixon on Thu, 28/07/2022 - 13:20

"You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometime, you'll find you get what you need!" so sang Mick Jagger and recently Hammers fans have been waking up to the dawn of a new West Ham transfer reality, with the club actually achieving what they set out to do! The injury to Nayef Aguerd was a big set back. but the 'flow' of players coming in has become something of a torrent since the initial 'tepid' toe dipping when the transfer window opened.

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