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Hammers Eye Birmingham Trio

Reports in today's Daily Mirror suggest West Ham United co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold will raid former club Birmingham City for three players. Defender Liam Ridgewell, who played in West Ham's youth team, midfielder Sebastian Larsson and a striker who is currently on loan with the Blues from Mexican outfit Santos Laguna, Christian Benitez, are all being linked with moves to Upton ....


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Miklosko Ends 20 Years Association With Hammers

There are reports today that West Ham United's former goalkeeper and present Goalkeeping coach Ludek Miklosko has parted company with the club. Unconfirmed rumours suggest that Miklosko has left on grounds of ill health, he was absent for several weeks earlier in the season with a reported slipped disc. Article continues ....


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Trouble At The Top For Hammers

Reports in today's Daily Telegraph claim that tensions have resurfaced between West Ham United owner David Sullivan and Manager Gianfranco Zola. Before the recent 2-0 win over Birmingham City, Zola was unhappy about Sullivan's claims that players and staff would have to take a 25% pay-cut should the club be relegated. Now, Zola is frustrated that the club have withdrawn the offer of a new 5 ....


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Fa Launch Next Stage Of Respect Campaign

The Football Association's Respect campaign took a new twist last night as the ' Are You Losing It?' promotional films were premiered at last night's friendly between England and Egypt at Wembley.The hard hitting ‘Are you Losing it?’ campaign targets abusive grassroots players and parents, and encourages disaffected team‐mates and spectators to put a mirror up to those most in ....


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Hammer Horror Accounts Revealed

The shocking extent of West Ham United's accounts for the 08/09 season were revealed on Monday afternoon. Today's Daily Express claims that two of the squad, one of which left the club in August 08, cost the club 34m for their combined total of just 32 games. As well as the expenses mentioned above, the Hammers were liable for a £5.81m payout when Dean Ashton retired. The decision to ....


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Lewis Lined Up If Green Leaves

According to reports in the News of the World, West Ham United could lose first choice goalkeeper Robert Green and be lining up a £3.5 million move for Peterborough United stopper Joe Lewis. The 30 year-old is in his fourth season at the club and has impressed with West Ham to the extent that he is now considered Fabio Capello's number one choice for England. He is expected to ....


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Nani Leaves As New Owners Continue Cuts

West Ham United have confirmed that technical director Gianluca Nani has left the club. The former Brescia coach had spent the past two years with the Premier League club and had a further 12 months to run on his contract. However, following the takeover of Sullivan and David Gold, the Hammers have decided to part company with Nani. This confirms what many Hammers' fans might have been thinking ....


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Born To Run?

Olympic heptathlete Kelly Sotherton has today hit out at West Ham’s plans to move into the Olympic Stadium in Stratford after the 2012 Games.   Article continues below Advertisement       She told BBC Sport that she thought it was ‘out of order’ that a football club thinks it can have the stadium and believes its legacy ....


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Take Hart

The Sun has today reported that the Hammers are eyeing up a loan move for Manchester City keeper Joe Hart, currently on a season long loan with Birmingham City. Article continues below Advertisement             It is believed that he is seen as a potential successor to Robert Green, who has been linked with a move to Arsenal ....


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Curbs Claim Settled By Hammers

West Ham United have finally settled the Compensation claim from former Manager Alan Curbishley. Curbishley left the club in August 2008 after a fallout with the previous owners when they agreed to sell defenders George McCartney and Anton Ferdinand against his wishes. Article continues below Advertisement       New West Ham owner David Sullivan ....


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'wonderkid' Linked With Hammers Move

West Ham United have this morning been linked for a move for Paraguian 'Wonderkid' Juan Iturbe, according to reports. The 16 year-old plays in his home country, for Cerro Porteno who currently lead Paraguay's top division.  Iturbe has broken into the first team in recent weeks and has been called up for the Paraguay under-20 squad.  Article continues ....


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Sears Sent To Coventry

West Ham United have let young striker Freddie Sears go out on loan to championship side Coventry City until the end of the season. Sears has only featured in two of the Hammers' matches since returning from a loan spell at Crystal Palace. The 2-1 FA Cup defeat to Arsenal and the Premier League goalless draw against Blackburn Rovers. Article continues ....


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Sullivan Quashes Zola Sack Rumours

Reports that Gianfranco Zola's position at West Ham United is under threat have been quashed by Hammers' owner David Sullivan. Reports in some of Tuesdays newspapers had claimed that Zola, his staff and his players would have to take a 25% pay-cut, even if the club secure Premier League survival. In his pre-match press conference ahead of tonights crunch clash with Birmingham City, Zola ....


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Armageddon At West Ham As Dyer's Cost Is Revealed

Kieron Dyer's West Ham career nightmare will cost the club close to £30million over the course of his four-year contract with the Hammers, according to Tuesday's Daily Mail. Dyer has started only five Barclays Premier League games for the club in his two-and-a-half years at Upton Park, and has failed to find the back of the net. Dyer's signing emboddied the reckless regime of the ....


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West Brom Bag Nouble

West Bromich Albion have agreed a deal with West Ham United to take striker Frank Nouble on an initial one-month loan. The 18-year-old will complete his move when the emergency loan window reopens on Tuesday, although he will not be available for Saturday's FA Cup clash at Reading due to his earlier involvement in this season's competition with the Hammers. Nouble, who arrived at West Ham from ....


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New Wolves Date Confirmed

West Ham United's home game with Wolverhampton Wanderers has again been rescheduled for Tuesday March 23, to kick off at 8pm. The game was postponed again after it had been fixed for last Tuesday due to Wolves having to replay their FA Cup fourth round tie against Crystal Palace. Article continues below Advertisement       The match has again been ....


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Sullivan Drops Dyer Hint

West Ham United co-chairman David Sullivan has hinted that injury plagued midfielder Kieron Dyer should consider retirement. Dyer's latest injury has kept him sidelined since the trip to Bolton on the 15th December. Ironically this was Dyer's first game after returning from a previous injury and he only lasted twenty minutes. Sullivan, who took control of West Ham last month with David Gold, ....


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Duxbury Leaves Role As Chief Executive

Scott Duxbury has this morning resigned as chief executive officer of West Ham United The move comes as a result of this month's takeover of the club by David Gold and David Sullivan, with Duxbury effectively being squeezed out when the owners brought in their former Birmingham colleague Karren Brady as vice-chairman. Article continues ....


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Zola Could Move For Beattie

Reports claim that West Ham United could move for unsettled Stoke City striker James Beattie before the January transfer window closes on Monday. Having missed out on Eidur Gudjohnsen, with the striker instead choosing to sign for London rivals Tottenham this morning, manager Gianfranco Zola could be lining up a bid to lure the former Southampton and Everton striker to Upton Park. Article ....


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Zola In Move For Keeper Rubinho

According to reports, West Ham United are back in the hunt for Pallermo goalkeeper Rubinho. The Hammers had already been linked with the Brazilian earlier this month, but the Sicilians went on to negotiate a swap deal involving Livorno shot-stopper Francesco Benussi. Article continues below Advertisement       However, Rubinho has allegedly ....


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Hammers Re-ignite Beattie Interest

West Ham United are set to launch a £3m bid for unsettled Stoke City striker James Beattie. The Hammers - who narrowly missed out on signing Ruud van Nistelrooy last week - are pulling out all the stops to land a striker. Beattie, 31, had a furious bust-up with boss Tony Pulis after a 2-0 defeat at Arsenal last month. Article continues ....


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Moulida Eyes Premier League Move

West Ham United, allong with Stoke and Wigan are looking to land French striker Toifilou Maoulida, reports the Daily Mail. 'I'm waiting to see,' Maoulida told L'Equipe. 'I've had a discussion with my managers recently. They have set a deadline of Wednesday.' Article continues below Advertisement            'I am in favour of ....


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Zola Keane On Robbie

West Ham United have been linked with an audacious move for Tottenham striker Robbie Keane as they attempt to strengthen the squad at Upton Park, according to the Daily Express. While the inquiry for Keane, to bring him on loan until the end of the season, is said to have been rebuffed by Spurs, Zola is believed to have been given an £8million kitty to bolster his squad which is bulging ....


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Eggy Hits Back

Former West Ham United Chairman Eggert Magnusson has hit back at claims he plunged West Ham into financial meltdown, reports The Sun. New owner David Sullivan labelled Magnusson's time at the helm as "crazy" for shelling out over-the-top wages to over-the-hill players - leaving the club "on its knees". Sullivan has inherited debts of £110million after getting the keys to Upton Park this ....


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Gudjohnsen Could Finally Arrive

West Ham United have once again been linked with former Chelsea striker Eidur Gudjohnsen. The 31 year-old has been on the radar at Upton Park for some time, having played alongside current Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola at Chelsea, but the Premier League club failed in an attempt to snap him up last summer when he left Barcelona to move to France. Article continues ....


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