Andy Carroll nearing his return to West Ham

Good news on the horizon for West Ham fans, record signing Andy Carroll is due back to the first team in just a matter of weeks after tearing ankle ligaments in pre-season. Carroll’s past few seasons have been riddled with injury and has struggled to re-create the form that he once showed at Newcastle. However, if Carroll can find his …

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Oliver BainesAndy Carroll nearing his return to West Ham
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Rooney apologises for his red card

A moment of pure madness from Wayne Rooney ended in dismay after the Manchester United and England captain received a red card for his outburst on West Ham’s Stuart Downing. It was the first time Rooney has seen red since March 2009; a surprising yet encouraging fate for a man who was prone to losing his temper on the field. …

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Oliver BainesRooney apologises for his red card

Manchester United set to field youthful defence

Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has revealed he only has one recognised defender in his United squad after his defenders have suffered a series of injuries and suspensions. Speaking to BBC Sport, Van Gaal said, “All three of my right-sided centre-halves are out, so I’ll have to go to the youth system.” Reprimanded for his sides lack of defensive …

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Oliver BainesManchester United set to field youthful defence

West Ham midfielder suffers injury blow

West Ham midfielder, Cheikhou Kouyate has suffered a groin injury that will keep him out of action for up to 6 weeks. Kouyate is one of the latest additions at the Boleyn Ground and has impressed Hammers fans in his first handful of games for the club. However, Kouyate picked up the injury against Liverpool at the weekend. Despite picking up …

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Oliver BainesWest Ham midfielder suffers injury blow

WATCH – Has Valencia scored the goal of the season already?

Has Enner Valencia already scored one of the goals of the season? The Ecuadorian striker was making his  full debut for West Ham United in last nights clash against Hull City, a game which ended 2-2. A tie that was inundated with excitement, goals, chances, goal-line clearances and more; it was capped off by this scintillating strike from Valencia who …

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Oliver BainesWATCH – Has Valencia scored the goal of the season already?

“I should have left West Ham a long time ago” – Diame

Former West Ham midfielder Mo Diame has come out an expressed his relief at securing his move away from Upton Park after talking to Sky Sports. Diame was seen as one of West Hams best players whilst at Upton Park and as speculation surrounded his name, it seemed that Diame had his hart set on an exit from London. “At West …

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Oliver Baines“I should have left West Ham a long time ago” – Diame

5 under the radar transfers from the Premier League

Transfer Deadline Day is always a media sensation with deals ongoing throughout the day; with the constant 24 hour coverage, fans are never going to miss a thing. However, sometimes with the big deals stealing the headlines; some deals do go under the radar and clubs often snap up a decent player or two. Here are our top 5 under …

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Oliver Baines5 under the radar transfers from the Premier League

Arsenal looking at West Ham defender

Arsenal are reportedly set to be looking at West Ham defender Winston Reid. The New Zealand international is out of contract at the end of the season and Arsene Wenger is said to be interested in the 26-year-old. Reid has had his injury problems of late, however, when fully fit, his form has been scintillating. A leader from the back, …

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Oliver BainesArsenal looking at West Ham defender

Micah Richards set for Manchester City exit

Manchester City and England right back Micah Richards is looking set for a Manchester City exit this summer, however, the question is, to where? Touted with a move to Newcastle all summer, Richards has been out of favour at City, falling down the pecking order behind first choice, Pablo Zabaleta. With a promising future ahead of him, Richards career has …

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Oliver BainesMicah Richards set for Manchester City exit

New West Ham player critical of Stewart Downing

The problem with social media is that it leads you to say things you perhaps wouldn’t face to face. It appears The Sport Bible have uncovered a tweet from new West Ham signing Diego Poyet (son of football manager Gus) slating team mate Stewart Downing. The 19 year old joined this summer from Charlton Athletic after West Ham agreed a compensation fee …

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Gareth ThomasNew West Ham player critical of Stewart Downing

West Ham after Connor Wickham

Sky Sports have today reported that West Ham United are very interested in Sunderland striker, Connor Wickham. The Hammers have been dealt a huge blow after Andy Carroll has been told he will be out for the foreseeable future. West Ham have already signed Enner Valencia but are still looking to bolster their attacking options. Now it appears that they are …

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Oliver BainesWest Ham after Connor Wickham

Eto’o set to join West Ham

Is former Barcelona and Chelsea striker, Samuel Eto’o about to become a Hammer? The Cameroon striker and captain has been released by the Blues after completing one season at Stamford Bridge. Formerly linked with a move to Everton, Eto’o now looks set to be joining West Ham. The free agent according to Vital Football is move closer to a move to West …

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Oliver BainesEto’o set to join West Ham

West Ham complete Jenkinson loan deal

West Ham last night completed the deal to sign Arsenal right back, Carl Jenkinson on loan for the remainder of the season. The 22-year-old has been left on the fringes of the first team after the Gunners signed full-back duo Mathieu Debuchy and Calum Chambers this summer. The out of favour Jenkinson still has a lot of promise and has …

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Oliver BainesWest Ham complete Jenkinson loan deal

Ravel Morrison remanded in custody – What do West Ham do?

Ravel Morrison is one troubled individual, a player with immense potential but is often let down by his attitude and personal life. BBC News have today reported he has been remanded in custody over an alleged assault after being accused of punching and slapping his ex-girlfriend and her mother. Morrison came through the Manchester United youth ranks and was strongly …

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Gareth ThomasRavel Morrison remanded in custody – What do West Ham do?

QPR ready to give former West Ham midfielder a chance

QPR are ready to give former Hammer, Jack Collison a chance to prove himself once again. The Welshman was once touted as a future wonder-kid but a host of unfortunate injuries have prevented Collison from showing his potential. Sky Sports have today reported that Rangers manager, Harry Redknapp is ready to give the 25-year-old a chance to make his way back …

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Oliver BainesQPR ready to give former West Ham midfielder a chance

West Ham after Manchester United duo

West Ham are reportedly after Manchester United duo, Ashley Young and Wilfried Zaha. The pair are said to be out of favour at United and new manager Louis Van Gaal is happy for the pair to leave either on loan or permanently according to Shoot. Zaha joined from Crystal Palace but remained on loan to Cardiff City last season where he …

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Oliver BainesWest Ham after Manchester United duo

West Ham nearing the completion of Valencia deal

West Ham are nearing the completion of Ecuador striker, Enner Valencia from Mexican side Pachuca. The Hammers are looking to strengthen their attacking options. The arrival of Valencia would give West Ham another dimension to their play as offering as support for Carroll and new signing Mauro Zarate up-front. The 24-year-old scored three times at the World Cup in Brazil …

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Oliver BainesWest Ham nearing the completion of Valencia deal

West Ham move ahead in Konoplyanka race

West Ham United have made a £12m offer for Dnipro winger Yevhen Konoplyanka according to Sky Sports. This would mark a coup for The Hammers as Konoplyanka is thought to be on the shopping list of Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. The Ukrainian is 24 years old and was subject to a deadline day bid from Liverpool in January …

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Gareth ThomasWest Ham move ahead in Konoplyanka race

Profile: Who is Aaron Cresswell? As he gets set for a Premier League move

West Ham United are on the verge of completing the deal for Ipswich Town left-back Aaron Cresswell. BBC Sport reported that the 24 year old will complete his move to the Hammers for a fee “exceeding £2m” of which previous club Tranmere Rovers will receive 20%. Cresswell is a name well known to those fans of the Championship but for those who maybe …

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Gareth ThomasProfile: Who is Aaron Cresswell? As he gets set for a Premier League move

West Ham interested in French winger

The Daily Mail have today reported that Premier League side, West Ham United have confirmed their interest in French winger Mathieu Valbuena. At 29-years-old, Valbuena has a bag full of experience that he could bring to the London club. The Marseille man had been touted for a move to either Arsenal or Liverpool in previous windows, but it seems West Ham …

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Oliver BainesWest Ham interested in French winger