Tagged: West Ham United

John Hartson 111

John Hartson

That retirement comes at such a young age is one of the curious contradictions of football. No sooner has a professional player reached his prime than he is sliding down the other side of...

FA Cup Third Round Preview 0

FA Cup Third Round Preview

Another FA Cup Third Round has come around, and again the biggest clubs in the land have to get down and dirty against teams that they don’t usually have to come up against. With...

Fortune’s Always Hiding? 3

Fortune’s Always Hiding?

West Ham United have been, financially speaking, probably the English football club that has been the hardest hit by the recent changes in the international financial climate. At the start of September they lost...

Hammers, Blades & The Damage Done 4

Hammers, Blades & The Damage Done

Such was the effect of Bryan Robson’s predictably disastrous spell of Sheffield United in charge the following season, the saga of The Blades, West Ham United and Carlos Tevez has been largely forgotten by...

A Word From Our Sponsors 7

A Word From Our Sponsors

The collapse of the holiday firm XL has had a significant effect on tens of thousands of tourists that found themselves stranded without anywhere to go on holiday, and it also caused an unusual...

A Tale Of Three Cities 4

A Tale Of Three Cities

It is a grim irony that the newspaper headlines have been consumed with the travails of three clubs who, at various points over the last two years or so, have been heralding brave new...

Football, Hooliganism & The United States 7

Football, Hooliganism & The United States

For those of us watching from the other side of the Atlantic ocean, Major League Soccer is, to say the very least, an education. English football developed into what it is today as the...

Crossing Swords At Upton Park 2

Crossing Swords At Upton Park

In the football anthology “My Favourite Year”, Nick Hornby ruminates upon the subject of generation gap in football and the irony of seeing Peter Lorimer (in his final season at Leeds United) playing against...

Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 West Ham United 3

Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 West Ham United

We emerge from the bowels of London’s expansive underground system at Seven Sisters tube station into pouring rain. Where the hell did this come from? It wasn’t doing it in Brighton, where it was...