Video Of The Week: Hooligan

Video Of The Week: Hooligan

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...
The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

The Premier League Ponders A Salary Cap

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...
A Bad Week At The Office For West Ham United

A Bad Week At The Office For West Ham United

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

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

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...

Dean Ashton’s Career Has Been Cut Short By Injury

It has this morning been confirmed that the West Ham United striker Dean Ashton has had his career ended by an ankle injury at the age of just twenty-six years old. It’s difficult to imagine the emotions that he must be going through at the moment, and those of...