Benteke & Collymore - Similarities at Liverpool

Benteke & Collymore - Similarities at Liverpool

Paul Tompkins on his Tompkins Times, Liverpool devoted website does a very interesting analytical thing. He re-bases transfer cost to factor in inflation, so you can hypothetically ask "how much is the £8.5m LFC paid for Stan Collymore in 1995, equivalent to in today's prices?" The answer the database churns out is the £8.5m is equivalent to £38m in today's money. Collymore and Benteke at £32.5m effectively cost very similar fees. They are also suffering the same problem, in his …
Newcastle United vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Newcastle United vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Newcastle United host West Ham United on the final matchday with their Premier League future still on the balance. No one could have envisaged their season to pan out like this when they had beaten Chelsea back in December to climb up to 6th place. Carver’s side have now taken just one point from their last 10 games and they must win their last game of the season to ensure survival or else rely on Manchester United to hold 18th …
West Ham vs Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

West Ham vs Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Everton visit West Ham on the back of a 2-0 defeat at home to Sunderland last time out and are in danger of failing to finish in the top 10 which would’ve been the worst case scenario at the start of the season. That was on the back of a 3-2 loss to Aston Villa which broke an unbeaten run of six, a run of form that Roberto Martinez will want to end the season with. West Ham started the …
Leicester City vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester City vs West Ham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

This fixture sees 9th vs 20th battle it out with both sides in need of a win. Leicester are rooted in 20th place with seven points separating them and Sunderland in 17th. Leicester look to be in dire straits with the Foxes winning nothing but an FA Cup tie away to Spurs since January.  West Ham on the other hand seem to have run out of fuel. The Hammers started the season superbly, speared by an impressive Stewart Downing, but …
West Ham vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

West Ham vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

After Saturday's humbling at home to Crystal Palace, West Ham fans won't be looking forward to their next London derby, this time against title chasers Chelsea. The Hammers are in danger of slipping into mid-table mediocrity after a promising start to the season, and have picked up just three points from a possible fifteen in their last five matches. Chelsea on the other hand will approach the match full of confidence after their League Cup win over Spurs on Sunday. …
West Ham vs Crystal Palace Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats.

West Ham vs Crystal Palace Match Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats.

West Ham host an upbeat Crystal Palace on Saturday, 28th February on match day __. While Palace have garnered an impressive 10 points from the last 5 games, West Ham have seen their form dip with just a solitary win in the last 5 games. Once occupying a spot in the lucrative top 4 of the Premier League for a sustained period of time this season, West Ham currently sit in the 8th spot, 8 points away from Champions League …
West Bromwich Albion v West Ham United | FA Cup Preview

West Bromwich Albion v West Ham United | FA Cup Preview

This Saturday afternoon in what will be a clash of two familiar teams West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United, the FA Cup 5th round proper should have something exciting in store as usual. The Baggies will hope they take their new found touch during their efficient 2-o win over Swansea at the Hawthorns in midweek, into this cup competition where Tony Pulis' side would like to progress and see what impact that makes on their league displays. Talking about …
Liverpool v West Ham Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool v West Ham Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool will be aiming to continue their recent resurgence in the Premier League with a win at Anfield this weekend but face a difficult challenge in the form of West Ham United. The Reds were defeated in their league cup semi-final against Chelsea during the week despite putting in an impressive performance. Missed chances proved to be their undoing and so Brendan Rodgers will be relieved that Daniel Sturridge will finally be able to make his long-awaited return to action …
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