West Ham | February Turnaround At Upton Park

West Ham | February Turnaround At Upton Park

A month ago, West Ham fell into the relegation zone after a very poor showing against Newcastle in a 3-1 defeat at Upton Park. Many fans wanted to see Sam Allardyce lose his job after being embarrassed in both cup competitions and the Hammers looked like they were falling quickly into the Championship. He maintained that the club would survive once injured players returned to fitness, but this was ridiculed by many supporters who saw it as an excuse. Now, …
West Ham Utd V Southampton Preview | Key Players, Team News and Stats

West Ham Utd V Southampton Preview | Key Players, Team News and Stats

Saturday afternoon sees West Ham United welcome Southampton to the Boleyn Ground. West Ham are on an upward curve, having won their last 3 matches and moving into 11th place in the Barclays Premier League. They are by no means out of the relegation scrap yet though, as they stand only 4 points ahead of Sunderland in the final relegation position. Southampton, on the other hand, come into this game on the back of two straight away wins and have Manchester …
What Has Happened At West Ham United?

What Has Happened At West Ham United?

Before the season started, many considered West Ham to be a stable mid table club who wouldn't have to worry about being dragged into the relegation battle, but a misguided summer could prove very costly. They opted to spend £15m on Andy Carroll which is a lot of money for a club like West Ham, but the former Liverpool striker is yet to play for them this season. David Sullivan has already said that the club wouldn't have bought Carroll …
Liverpool 4 West Ham 1 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 4 West Ham 1 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool won their second of two home games this week with another goal-fest, beating West Ham 4-1 despite a couple of scares, and an overall good performance ahead of a tough end to the month. Line-Ups Brendan Rodgers started Mamadou Sakho at left centre-back alongside Martin Skrtel in the absence of Daniel Agger who was sick. Sakho has been out of the side for a few weeks and has been unlucky not to feature, so this was an opportunity for …
West Ham Vs Fulham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

West Ham Vs Fulham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Fulham travel to West Ham on Saturday with both teams languishing at the wrong end of the table. Both teams have taken 10 points from their opening 12 games and sit in 17th and 18th position in the Premier League, with neither team winning any of their last 4 Premier League matches. West Ham have struggled for goals this season, failing to score in 7 of their 12 games - scoring just 9 goals in total. This has been down …
West Ham 0 Chelsea 3 | Post Match Analysis

West Ham 0 Chelsea 3 | Post Match Analysis

In the absence of Andy Carroll through long term injury, West Ham again opted to pack the midfield in a 4-6-0, with Kevin Nolan, who occasionally ventured forward providing the Hammers’ biggest goal threat on the night, alongside emerging star Ravel Morrison, who accompanied him in a more attack minded four, Stewart Downing and Joe Cole making up foursome on either side. And yet packing the midfield didn’t pay dividends for Sam Allardyce’s side, having only 45% of the possession …
Norwich City Vs West Ham Preview | Stats, Key Players & Team News

Norwich City Vs West Ham Preview | Stats, Key Players & Team News

These two sides have both had poor starts of the season but for entirely different reasons. Norwich spent a lot of money on players in the summer and Chris Hughton is failing to mould them into a team. The pressure is building on Hughton as Norwich are languishing in the bottom three. He desperately needs to win on Saturday or he could become the third Premier League manager to lose his job this season. West Ham are lacking a Premier …
West Ham Vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

West Ham Vs Aston Villa Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

West Ham welcome Aston Villa to Upton Park on Saturday with the teams only separated by a point in the Premier League. The Hammers head into the game on the back of a goalless draw away to Swansea, whilst Villa go into the game after losing 2-0 at home to Everton last time out. Villa didn’t manage to win one Premier League game in October, and they will want that to change in November as they face teams in a …
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