Stewart Downing - An Upgrade for West Ham? | Stats Compared to Jarvis et al

Stewart Downing - An Upgrade for West Ham? | Stats Compared to Jarvis et al

With Downing due at Holly House this afternoon to complete his medical before joining West Ham United, we wanted to have a look at exactly what Downing would bring to a squad which, at times last year and especially in away games, struggled to create chances and ultimately struggled to score goals. In 2013/14, the wide forward positions were filled by West Ham's then record signing Matt Jarvis, Ricardo Vaz Te and Joe Cole. Below we've focused on the defensive …
Chelsea 2-0 West Ham United | Match Report & Stats

Chelsea 2-0 West Ham United | Match Report & Stats

Scouting Report: West Ham United | Stats & Tactical Analysis

Scouting Report: West Ham United | Stats & Tactical Analysis

This week Martin Lewis has a scouting report on West Ham United. This will not only be interesting for West Ham United supporters but also Spurs supporters before the big Monday Night Football game. In fact supporters of any club that are yet to play West Ham this season will find this in-depth tactical and statistical analysis interesting. N.B. Please note that this is not an article - the purpose of this report is just that for it to seem …
West Ham 2 Liverpool 3 | Tactical Analysis & Player Stats Report

West Ham 2 Liverpool 3 | Tactical Analysis & Player Stats Report

Liverpool and West Ham played out a hotly contested match at Upton Park. Liverpool just edged the encounter with two goals from former West Ham players (a Glen Johnson screamer & good finish from Joe Cole) and one own goal by James Collins. Despite the close margin, Liverpool created triple the scoring chances of West Ham with 12 to The Hammers’ 4. Their possession play resulted in a strong 61% share of the ball. West Ham ceded possession control and …
West Ham United's Noble-man | Stats Comparison with Steven Gerrard

West Ham United's Noble-man | Stats Comparison with Steven Gerrard

The famous West Ham Academy has produced some of England's finest players. From Geoff Hurst, Bobby Moore and Martin Peters to Paul Ince, Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard, it's hard to ignore the calibre of the players West Ham develop. So it is with great interest that we look upon one of West Ham's current academy graduates, Mark Noble. Noble has been with West Ham since his early teens. He broke into the first team in 2007 and has been …
Long Ball Analysis in the Premier League - Part 2 | Stats Analysis

Long Ball Analysis in the Premier League - Part 2 | Stats Analysis

The first part of this article was published after 6 games had been played in the Premier League - you can click here on the article titled: Long Ball in the Premier League (with no mention of Madrid or Barca) - part 2 is below. Long Ball Analysis Sorry, my bad. I just couldn’t resist. I’ve jumped the gun and I apologise. Instead of my promised once-every-six-games look at long ball statistics, after the best start to a season in West …
West Ham's Forwards: Carlton Cole Vs Andy Carroll | Stats Comparison

West Ham's Forwards: Carlton Cole Vs Andy Carroll | Stats Comparison

West Ham were the second busiest club in the transfer window, bringing in high calibre players such as Mohamed Diame, Alou Diarra and Yossi Benayoun. But the deadline day signing of Andy Carroll could prove to be one of the biggest coups in modern football and there were many sports betting sites paying out to punters upon his arrival. The acquisition of Carroll wasn't a desperate attempt to land a marquee signing – it was a calculated and intelligent move …
Modibo Maiga | West Ham's Transfer Target | Stats Comparison

Modibo Maiga | West Ham's Transfer Target | Stats Comparison

West Ham have been linked with a range of players: Milos Krasic, Eljero Elia, Andy Carroll, but it appears as if FC Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga will become Sam Allardyce's first big name signing of the summer: following Mohamed Diame, Jussi Jaaskelainen, George McCartney & Stephen Henderson through the famous Upton Park gates. Maiga, 25, is a Malian international striker, who has played in the French Ligue 1 for many years now, but he started off his career at Malian side Stade Malien, …
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