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

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

With just two games left to play for all teams in the lower half of the table except for Sunderland, Aston Villa can take a giant step towards ensuring safety with a win against West Ham when the Londoners make the trip to Villa Park on Saturday. Villa were the lowest scorers across all divisions in England at one point and were on their way to score around 18 goals in the entire season. Tim Sherwood has turned things around …
West Ham vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Men

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

On May the second, Burnley travel down to London to take on West Ham United.  With West Ham sitting comfortably in mid-table, this game has much more meaning to Sean Dyche's side.  It's getting to the point that every game is a must win game for Burnley as they find themselves five points adrift from safety with only four games left.  West Ham are sitting comfortably in mid-table.  Their recent performances indicate that they feel the season is over.  Still, …
West Ham vs Sunderland Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Sam Allardyce's future is unknown as he is entering the last few months of his contract at West Ham without looking like renewing his contract with the East London side. However he could be managing in this fixture next campaign as many believe he will be a front runner for the Sunderland job in the summer after Gus Poyet was relieved of his duties this week. The experienced Dick Advocaat was appointed as his replacement, but he isn't expected to …
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. …
Noble sets Premier League Record for West Ham

Noble sets Premier League Record for West Ham

Mark Noble set a new Premier League appearance record for West Ham on Saturday; surpassing the club's previous highest Premier League appearance maker, Steve Potts. Noble led his side out at Upton Park to rapturous applause from the club faithful as he made his 205th Premier League appearance. Noble's Premier League career spans from as early as August 2005 when he made his league debut in a 3-1 win against Blackburn, a day that saw none-other than Teddy Sheringham on the Hammers' …
West Ham United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

West Ham United vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

With both teams having nothing to play for, this game on Saturday lunch-time between the Hammers and Spurs is simply for bragging rights, with Sam Allardyce's men recording two wins over the North London side this season; a 3-0 victory in the league at White Hart Lane, and a 2-1 win in the Capital One Cup quarter-final. The 2-1 defeat in the Capital One Cup quarter-final was Tim Sherwood's first game in charge of Spurs, since that result, Sherwood has …
West Ham 0-0 Sunderland - Match Report and Statistical Analysis

West Ham 0-0 Sunderland - Match Report and Statistical Analysis

I started my day of football watching one of the best adverts for the Barclays Premier League that i can remember for a long time in Manchester City's 6-3 win over Arsenal. I've just ended  it watching one of the worst, West Ham's 0-0 home draw with Sunderland. You will go a long way to see two worse teams this season in the most popular league in the world and based on that display and not even including other woeful …
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 …