West Ham's stadium move is a bad omen

West Ham's stadium move is a bad omen

Since switching to the Olympic stadium, West Ham United's home form seems to have taken a dip but it's not the first time a club has struggled to adapt to it's new surroundings. There's been a few stadium changes in the Premier League in recent years, with Arsenal's switch to the Emirates being one of the biggest in English football history. West Ham played their first fixture at the unfamiliar Stratford turf on 4th August in a Europa League qualifier …
Do West Ham Need to Sign a Right-Back?

Do West Ham Need to Sign a Right-Back?

It looked like Michail Antonio was going to be used as West Ham's starting right-back this season after he impressed there towards the end of the last campaign. However, he made mistakes against Domzale and Chelsea, which led to him being removed from the position. It was the right move as Antonio is much better when used on the wing and could have become a liability at right-back. He doesn't have the defensive experience in terms of positioning and could …
West Ham vs Manchester United FA Cup Preview

West Ham vs Manchester United FA Cup Preview

After Thursday night’s humiliating 2-0 defeat to Liverpool in the Europa League, Manchester United will now have to face West Ham in the FA Cup and hope to reach their first semi-final in five years. Four consecutive wins between February 22 and March 2 led to suggestions that Louis van Gaal had turned a corner at Man United and could save what has been a poor campaign in the final months. The Dutchman's side are now back to square one, …
West Ham vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

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

Tottenham are sitting two points behind League leaders Leicester City. They will be looking to snatch the 3 points from this game against West Ham and hope to get closer to their title dreams this season. Mauricio Pochettino admits he may have to be careful with some of his players ahead of Tottenham’s crunch trip to West Ham on Wednesday. West Ham, on the other hand, enjoyed a 5-1 victory over Blackburn in the FA Cup, and a 1-0 win …
The Kids Done Well - Liverpool 0 West Ham 0

The Kids Done Well - Liverpool 0 West Ham 0

One thing is for sure, Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp is using this year's FA Cup to either blood in some of Liverpool's rising young stars or see which of them will be given the door come the end of the season. Like he did in the previous round, Klopp gave his kids the opportunity to impress him and the fans by making ten changes to the team that progressed to the Capital One Cup final last week. In came Dejan …
West Ham vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

On January 23rd, West Ham welcome title challengers Manchester City to Upton Park. West Ham sit sixth in the Premier League despite a loss to Newcastle in their last outing. The Hammers have not finished in the top six since the turn of the century, but are putting up a fight to do so in their last season at Upton Park.  Manchester City are in the thick of a title battle.  The Sky Blues received a boost last weekend with both …
The Most Creative Players This Season

The Most Creative Players This Season

It may be the goalscorers that grab the headlines and get the plaudits in the Premier League, but behind every goalscorer there is a playmaker. You all know that type of player, the one that creates a chance from nowhere and wins your team the game. The player that plays that killer pass or pin point cross, the type owners pay millions of pounds to bring to their clubs. We are half way through the 2015/2016 Premier League season now …
Manchester United vs West Ham United Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

Manchester United host West Ham United in the Premier League with the Red Devils hoping to maintain their title challenge. Despite their being plenty of talk being about Manchester United's boring "style" of play, facts remain facts - United are unbeaten at home and are one point behind top placed Manchester City. West Ham started the season very brightly and have beaten big teams in the competition (Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City). However, since losing Dimitri Payet about a …
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