Posts Tagged "West Ham United"

Video Of The Week: Hooligan

Video Of The Week: Hooligan

By on Apr 12, 2010 in Latest, Video | 2 comments

This week’s “Video Of The Week” is “Hooligan”, a 1985 documentary made by Thames Television about a problem which, at the time, seemed to more or less intractably woven into the very fabric of English football. The film focusses upon the ICF, the West Ham United hooligan firm, but also offers a brief history of the problem within the...

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The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

By on Mar 28, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 9 comments

The Premier League’s Annual General Meeting this summer will provide stringent salary cap regulations for English football’s top tier, to judge by the plethora of club chairmen who have offered unsolicited opinions in favour of such regulations in recent months. It is refreshing to see such a consensus around an issue of such magnitude, especially coming from a...

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A Bad Week At The Office For West Ham United

A Bad Week At The Office For West Ham United

By on Feb 19, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

The last few days haven’t been entirely happy ones for West Ham United. Their win against Birmingham City last week lifted them out of the relegation places, but they remain just one point above the drop zone and earned themselves a lot of bad publicity from the decision to ask the entire playing staff of the club to take a twenty-five per cent pay cut this...

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Woz It The Sun Wot Won West Ham For Sullivan & Gold?

Woz It The Sun Wot Won West Ham For Sullivan & Gold?

By on Jan 19, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

You’ve heard the phrase: “Another day, another Sun article telling us that David Gold and David Sullivan have emerged as firm favourites to take over West Ham”. But… what’s that? The Telegraph assures us that Tony Fernandes, “a committed, driven owner who has exciting plans for the club’s future, has emerged as clear favourite to take over West Ham”? And...

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