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surly there few of us about
We need our own little place to rant on

Kick it off with see the ox wants out of Arsenal
I'd love him in our centre midfield !
Rate him highly and he's sort of player that we should be going for
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Report sparrow January 21, 2018 5:57 PM GMT
Swansea City have had a bid rejected by West Ham United for their former forward Andre Ayew.

Ayew left the Liberty Stadium in August 2016 for the Hammers, who paid close to £20m for a player who scored 15 goals in his debut Premier League season.

Swansea may need to break their £15.5m transfer record, paid to Atletico Madrid for Borja Baston in August 2016, to re-sign the 28-year-old.

The Ghana international's brother Jordan plays for Swansea.

West Ham are short of options up front after Andy Carroll injured an ankle.

Manager David Moyes may also be reluctant to sell a player to a direct rival in the lower reaches of the Premier League.



Should have taken the money before they change their minds.
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK January 22, 2018 11:23 AM GMT
Westham auto pay up that lump of dirt
Carroll contract say good bye
Just write it off westham save us the pain
Save him the pain being called a ****
Retire him I say

We never learn he’s on par with sicknote
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK January 24, 2018 9:55 AM GMT
Reading paper last night
We are to bare bones up top
Next 3/4 weeks
Only fit striker little p
He Wants to **** off
Big 3 out lanzini sonofabitch Antonio
Cup run out the window than
Big game midweek palace Sad
Play all big boys get results
Now playing teams around us
Got no team left
Ffs
Carroll makes me sick total waste space
Report Aladdin Sane January 27, 2018 4:47 PM GMT
And now Masuaku has joined those on the sidelines but for a very different reason to injury..
Report BARNEY15C January 27, 2018 5:24 PM GMT
Disgusting - automatic 6 match ban   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIf07y7nYtw
Report Injera January 27, 2018 5:38 PM GMT
Obiang on crutches.
Report sparrow January 27, 2018 7:01 PM GMT
We have learnt from the Cup games that because of this ever increasing injury list we have nothing in reserve. The youngsters are hopeless and something needs to be done quickly otherwise we will soon be back in the bottom 3. If Moyes was ever in doubt he now knows for sure that he has inherited a very thin squad and will take quite a lot of rebuilding for next season.
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK January 30, 2018 9:23 AM GMT
Talk sport yesterday
Jim white
Westham boys took non of that, sit on fence ass licking ****
Bollox

Every fan was spot on,
even boys on the show
Said Jim your totally wrong
Board Full of empty promises

Ground,  players, everthing
We have gone backwards where 11th richest club in Europe ffs
But have championship side
Time for them to sell
If Today’s money too hot for them
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK January 30, 2018 9:26 AM GMT
Our big games over Christmas are for nothing
If we lose next 3 games

Can’t see us getting anything
Got **** all
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK January 30, 2018 9:38 AM GMT
Palace 6/4
Westham 2/1

Palace still value imo
Report SlippyBlue January 30, 2018 4:44 PM GMT
I agree, I fancy us to turn over West Ham tonight.
Report sparrow January 30, 2018 6:16 PM GMT
Oi watch it slippy Grin
Report SlippyBlue January 30, 2018 6:37 PM GMT
My shekels are down sparrow, COYP !Happy
Report sparrow January 30, 2018 6:43 PM GMT
To be honest I dread seeing our line up tonight and that's before we start.
Report sparrow January 30, 2018 7:17 PM GMT
Tonight's Team:
Adrian, Byram, Collins, Rice, Ogbonna, Zabaleta, Cresswell, Noble (c), Kouyate, Mario, Chicharito

subs: Hart, Fonte, Oxford, Cullen, Haksabanovic, Quina, Martinez
Report SlippyBlue January 30, 2018 8:27 PM GMT
Hammers 0 - Palace 1 (Benteke 24 mins). Grin
Report SlippyBlue January 30, 2018 8:34 PM GMT
1-1 Sad
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK January 30, 2018 9:32 PM GMT
Tells you how bad palace are can’t
Beat an on the ropes rag bag westham
Boat team

1-1 huge result
Report sparrow January 30, 2018 10:07 PM GMT
Good performance from a makeshift team tonight. Special mentions for Kayoute, Noble, Zabeleta and a decent home debut for Mario.
Report SlippyBlue January 30, 2018 10:45 PM GMT
That was so disappointing not to come away with the three points. It's quite a tough gig being a lifelong Palace supporter, the Selhurst faithful don't do things the easy way! Laugh
Report Injera January 31, 2018 10:32 PM GMT
Went fearing the worst but that was a very decent showing. Zab in midfield was a masterstroke. Noble ran himself into the ground and showed the others how to pass a football. Kouyate seemed to benefit from his head injury!

Happy with the point. Not happy with the endless walk back to the tube.

Ps Apart from the top 6 what a shocking league this is.
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK February 1, 2018 7:43 AM GMT
Top six may well be on another planet

Standard shocking the worse it’s ever been
Report sparrow February 1, 2018 7:45 AM GMT
Injera    Joined: 04 Jan 03
Replies: 11963 31 Jan 18 22:32
Ps Apart from the top 6 what a shocking league this is.





Chelsea 0 Bournemouth 3
Swansea 3 Arsenal 1
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK February 1, 2018 7:56 AM GMT
Other than top six
I never seen such **** played
On afield

Worse I’ve ever seen
I’d say records book say Harry Kane scored this and that

But my record say he played
**** **** each week

Get few blokes out the pub 11pm
There defend better

How can anyone pay to watch the likes of westham each week
Where not the worse
Dreadful !!!!!
League is so bad
Report sparrow February 1, 2018 8:17 AM GMT
I thought Chelsea and Arsenal were in the top 6 but maybe I got it wrong and it was actually Swansea and Bournemouth.
Report sparrow February 1, 2018 8:18 AM GMT
Jordan Hugill, who has scored 10 goals in all competitions for Preston this season, has joined West Ham for £8m.
West Ham United’s deadline day ended in acrimony and frustration after their director of player recruitment was reportedly accused of racism and unlawful discrimination, and their hopes of signing a midfielder were dashed by Anderlecht refusing to sell Leander Dendoncker on Wednesday night.

A report by the Daily Mail alleged Tony Henry, who was heavily involved in West Ham’s attempts to sign Dendoncker, told agents the club did not want to sign any African players in the transfer window. Asked for a response by the paper, Henry is reported to have explained West Ham wanted to limit their number of African players because “they have a bad attitude” and “cause mayhem” when they are not in the team.

Lord Ouseley, the chairman of Kick It Out, described an email that Henry allegedly sent to another West Ham official and an agent regarding an inquiry about a player of Cameroonian descent as potentially unlawful. Henry is thought to have written that West Ham did not want any more Africans in their squad. Pressed by the paper, he suggested the policy was supported by senior management.

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West Ham, who did manage to complete the £8m signing of Jordan Hugill from Preston North End before the window shut, have seven players of African descent in their first team. However, they experienced problems with Diafra Sakho before selling the Senegalese striker to Rennes this week and felt they had no option but to allow André Ayew to return to Swansea City for an initial £18m on Wednesday after the Ghanaian forward made it clear he wanted to leave.

Sakho had not played since 16 December because of a knee injury and Ayew, who joined West Ham from Swansea for £20m 18 months ago, had been out since 16 January with a hamstring problem. West Ham questioned the seriousness of those injuries after both players passed medicals at their new clubs.

The furore capped off a messy end to the window for West Ham, who are four points above the bottom three. David Moyes had made the acquisition of a top midfielder a priority and there were hopes Dendoncker would arrive for £20m.

Having allowed Reece Oxford to return to Borussia Mönchengladbach on loan, West Ham were cautiously optimistic about signing Dendoncker, the 22-year-old Belgian international. They knew the player wanted to join. But while initial talks were positive, talks broke down when Anderlecht pulled out.


This leaves West Ham with only two fit, senior central midfielders. Pedro Obiang is expected to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury and Edimilson Fernandes is out with an ankle injury.

Despite bringing in João Mário on loan from Internazionale last week, West Ham also found it hard to improve their options in attack. Attempts to sign Islam Slimani on loan ended when Leicester City’s owners refused to negotiate with them and FC Krasnodar’s Fyodor Smolov turned them down. But their search for a striker led them to Hugill, who has scored 10 goals in all competitions for Preston this season.
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK February 1, 2018 9:22 AM GMT
Them results night
Are from two sides who
Seem to be turning things around

Still degraceful thou
Both teams new New input imo
Both mangers need to go
For different reasons
Report Injera February 1, 2018 9:24 AM GMT
League table doesn't lie. We're 11th on 27 points! What will be needed to come 10th this season? 46 perhaps.

Following the Leicester season, the glass ceiling is back in place. Yes, Bournemouth and Swansea did very well this week but they're light years behind the teams they beat over 38 matches.
Report sparrow February 1, 2018 10:42 AM GMT
What Leicester achieved was incredible and will never be done again. Clubs simply cannot compete with the billionaires at the top who are willing to spend hundreds of millions of pounds every season on players. How well would Guardiola, Mourhino etc do if they had to manage clubs in the bottom 6 on their meagre budgets?
Report Injera February 7, 2018 3:39 PM GMT
Looks like it's gonna get nasty over there before long.

Evra signs on a 6 month deal. hasn't played a match since November and is 36.

We needed a holding midfielder and allegedly were in for Shelvey, Shnaiderlin, Dendocker and Joe Allen. We got none and ended up selling Ayew and Sakho, replacing them with Hughill and now Evra.Crazy

You can't make this up.

Banned from playing football for kicking a fan, some wag replied 'should fit in well'Laugh
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK February 7, 2018 5:00 PM GMT
Joke club
Joke appointment
Bootsale club
We are run by clowns imo
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK February 7, 2018 5:01 PM GMT
Evra ffs
His Legs where gone 8 years ago
Report Diff-rent February 8, 2018 9:15 PM GMT
Its a complete joke.

No other club wants any dealings with this mob. They want everything on the cheap and us fans are being sold lies. I hear Moyes will not renew contract. I don't blame him the owners drink.
Report Diff-rent February 8, 2018 9:17 PM GMT
Stink !!!
Report sparrow February 10, 2018 6:36 AM GMT
With all the injuries and unrest at the club I fear the worst today.
Report sparrow February 10, 2018 5:17 PM GMT
Well done to the lads for a very important win today. A decent all round performance although it showed how much we now rely on Arnautovic who was a threat from start to finish.
Only today did I learn that my boyhood hero at the club Vic Keeble had passed away at the end of last month. Once you reach a certain age it becomes clear that very few people will have heard of your old heroes!


The prolific centre forward scored 51 goals in just 84 senior appearances in Claret and Blue, including 19 in the Hammers’ 1957/58 Second Division title-clinching season.

A powerful, robust striker with a hard shot and dominant aerial ability, Essex-born Keeble played for Arsenal, hometown club Colchester United and Newcastle United, where he won the FA Cup in 1955, before joining West Ham for £10,000 in October 1957.

The new boy announced his arrival in style, scoring on his debut at home to Doncaster Rovers before bagging a hat-trick in a 5-0 thrashing of Stoke City at the Boleyn ground on just his fifth appearance for the Club.

Vic Keeble joined West Ham United in October 1957

Another treble followed in an FA Cup third-round thumping of Blackpool and, by the end of his first season in east London, Keeble had netted 24 goals in just 33 games.

The most important of those came at Middlesbrough on the final day of the 1957/58 campaign, when he netted the third goal in West Ham’s title-clinching 3-1 Second Division victory at Ayresome Park.

Rest in Peace Vic.
Report sparrow February 12, 2018 7:32 AM GMT
David Moyes has said that David Sullivan will have less influence over new signings when West Ham United revamp their transfer strategy in the summer.

Sullivan revealed plans to improve West Ham’s recruitment structure in an interview before the 2-0 victory against Watford on Saturday and the club’s co-owner has indicated a willingness to give more control to Moyes after several disappointing efforts in the transfer market.

“Hopefully we’ll find ways of churning it back out and trying to make decisions which are right,” Moyes, West Ham’s manager, said. “They have signed an awful lot of good players here, a lot of good players – Manuel Lanzini, Marko Arnautovic – so there’s no criticism, but we’re going to set up something that hopefully gives us another look. It’s going to come a little bit away from the chairman. The chairman is going to try to stand aside a bit from it.”

Sullivan has accepted that he needs to invest more in scouting, video analysis and analytics. While he will delegate roles during the restructuring process, he is ready to take a step back once it is in place and Moyes, whose side are five points above the bottom three, expects to have a big say if he agrees to extend his six-month deal at the end of the season.
“We’ve put together some plans,” Moyes said. “The chairman will be heavily involved as well. The hardest thing is probably getting things done exactly right now because there may be people in jobs and we won’t be able to take them away, so we might have to do it in-house a little bit now.”

Moyes, who saw Tony Henry lose his job as West Ham’s head of recruitment following offensive comments about African footballers last month, will consider whether there is a requirement for a figure to bridge the gap between him and Sullivan. “It could be a head of football operations, could be a head of recruitment, could be a director of football,” he said. “But we probably won’t make an appointment like that at this time in the season.”
Report Injera February 23, 2018 10:14 PM GMT
For any fan of any club who doesn't get why the fans of WHU are fed up with Gold, Sullivan and Brady, spend 4 minutes....

https://youtu.be/wkyrldlPdC4

ps the 7% is the interest G&S charge the club.
Report ffaith February 24, 2018 3:04 PM GMT
Looking forward to seeing Mario and Lanzini play together.

Little pea only on the benchSurprised
Report ffaith February 24, 2018 7:31 PM GMT
We sold Sakho for under £10m.  He scored on his debut for his new club against PSG.  I really think we wasted him.

Little pea was in form and scoring goals but gets dropped.  It's déjà vu piss poor man management means once again we will never see the best of another decent striker IMO.
Report sparrow February 24, 2018 7:43 PM GMT
Where were all the posters on the 10th of this month when we won the game?
Report Diff-rent February 24, 2018 8:54 PM GMT
Its unreal how tight the bpttom half is ?

4 points covering 10 different teams.
Report ffaith March 3, 2018 12:45 AM GMT
Big match Vs Swansea.  Can't believe we are the outsiders.
Very confident of us getting a result. 

Against Liverpool Evra got the nod over Antonio and Hernandez.  Hopefully we are more positive from the start today.
Report ffaith March 3, 2018 1:37 PM GMT
Ex player watch

Fonte made his debut for his new club today.
It was a rude introduction to Chinese football for him.  His team lost 8 nil with Oscar,ex Chelsea, running amok.
To cap off a bad day Fonte got subbed late on.  Ooch.
Report sparrow March 3, 2018 8:13 PM GMT
Shocking performance from the team again away from home. It really is depressing to see such a lack of drive and enthusiasm time and again passing the ball backwards and sideways and defensively there was never a chance once Reid had departed. The squad clearly is not strong enough once injuries occur and we might pay dearly for those past 2 transfer windows.
Report Ibrahima Sonko March 3, 2018 8:32 PM GMT
January transfer window doesnt look so clever now, WHU thought they were clear of relegation.
Report Diff-rent March 4, 2018 11:01 AM GMT
Personally I think the owners must take responsibility for this mess. Its easy to blame players and different managers.

The owners haven't delivered on their promises on leaving Upton Park.The players are not good enough and no manager could make them better.

Owners refused to spend money from profits and now we are in a right mess.
Report tonycoppen. March 4, 2018 11:05 AM GMT
Don't believe there are 3 teams worse than us in the League. Defence and midfield are just shocking . Reliant on Arnautovic having a couple of worldies to nick some points here and there
Report Ibrahima Sonko March 4, 2018 11:09 AM GMT
Winston Reid is your best defender but he looks like he is out for the rest of the season.
Report Dav_vin03 March 4, 2018 8:51 PM GMT
why do the press keep saying Karen Brady has made up with the fans when the march is still planned?
Report sparrow March 4, 2018 9:25 PM GMT
The Evening Standard are saying the march will go ahead.

A march by fans against the way West Ham are run will go ahead despite a meeting with club vice‑chairman Karren Brady.

The protest, organised by the Real West Ham Fans Action Group,  will take place on Saturday March 10 before West Ham meet Burnley in the Premier League. It will start at Stratford Park and finish near the London Stadium, the source of much of the discontent among a section of the club’s fans.

Baroness Brady met 15 fans from various supporters’ factions at the stadium on Monday. Among the grievances aired by the fans were stewarding problems following the move from the club’s former home, the Boleyn Ground; changes to the club’s badge and the lack of visible signs of West Ham’s history inside the stadium.

The group asked about the possibility of more banners inside the stadium but it was pointed out that approval must be sought from the London Legacy Development Corporation, part owners of the venue.



The fans’ groups described some of the stewarding as lacking in experience and empathy while there was dissatisfaction over the badge and specifically the word ‘London.’

Neither co-owners David Sullivan or David Gold attended the meeting but the club have said they will consider the points raised and have promised to return to the group with suggestions and solutions which, they hope, will improve unity.

West Ham midfield player Edimilson Fernandes meanwhile, has resumed light training following an ankle operation. The Swiss Under 21 international has been out since the beginning of December.
Report Diff-rent March 7, 2018 12:13 AM GMT
So it's official the clubs have made a healthy profit from last season.

Evening standard saying

West Ham have announced a record £43million profit from their first season at the London Stadium but admitted they would have made a similar amount had they stayed at the Boleyn Ground.

In 2015-16, the Hammers made a £4.8m loss after tax and today they credited the huge increase in the 2016‑17 season to a £32.6m rise in TV revenue as well as money from player sales.

A significant section of the club’s fanbase was unhappy when the Hammers left their home of 112 years in the summer of 2016 to move to the London Stadium.


The levels of profit revealed today are bound to further anger those supporters, already unhappy at what they perceive as a lack of adequate investment in the squad since the move, despite promises by the board of rising to the ‘next level’ and ambitions of qualifying for European competition.

The Hammers received £119m in broadcasting fees in 2016-17, the first season of the record £5.1billion domestic Premier League TV deal.

The club also reported a profit of £28m on player sales, notably Dimitri Payet, who went from West Ham to Marseille in January 2017 for a reported £26m fee. West Ham would have had little time to reinvest that amount on players then but supporters will want to know why there was not a much more significant spend on players last summer.

The club also revealed that they made an £8.7m profit on the sale of the Boleyn Ground.

In her review, vice-chairman Karren Brady wrote: “As a result of these three factors for the year under review, the group recorded a profit before interest and taxation of £48.5m.

“It is worth noting that the club would have made a similar profit had it remained at the old stadium and the majority of the profit for the year has been generated by the new broadcast agreement and by profit on player sales.”


Brady states that 2016-7 was “a satisfactory year for the club”. She wrote: “All areas of income have increased resulting in the additional revenue of £41.3m this year, taking our turnover to £183.3m which is a club record.”

The capacity for games at the London Stadium is 57,000 - significantly more than the 35,000 at their previous home. Despite the vast difference in size, revenue from ticket sales increased by only 6.3 per cent (up to £28.6m from £26.9m) partly due to the discounts the club offer with West Ham having one of the cheapest season tickets in the Premier League.

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A total of £29.7million from the sale of the Boleyn Ground went on paying off two legacy bank loans totalling £14.7m and £15m for the one-off usage fee for use of the London Stadium. The club also pay £2.5million a year - as part of a 99-year lease - to rent the stadium from the London Legacy Development Corporation.

The club also state that net debt, including cash, fell by £21.3m during the 2015-16 season, at the end of which they had no bank debt, replaced instead by short-term lending of £30m and shareholder loans of £45m.

“During the campaign in question,’ the club says it ‘borrowed £42.5million of short-term funds and repaid them all in full.’

The club goes on to say that ‘they have moved away from bank lending completely and now utilises short-term lending and shareholder loans. The vast majority of the money put in by the shareholders has stayed in the business although, as a result of this successful year, £4.2million of the oldest shareholder loans were repaid along with associated interest during the season. “

In addition, the interest on the shareholder loans was reduced to four per cent from six to seven per cent from April last year.

The club say they spent £8.1million on capital expenditure during the season, predominantly relating to the London Stadium (above) including fit-outs of the offices, shop, warehouse, Club lounges and meeting rooms as well as the branding of the stadium, but also substantial investment on new pitches and refurbishment of Rush Green, the first-team training ground.

West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan said: “The Club is in the healthiest financial position it has been in for years.

“In each of the last two seasons we have broken our transfer record and improvements in our overall financial position will help us to increase investment again this summer.

“I know some of our supporters will argue we have not spent enough in the transfer windows and signed the right targets - I accept that. I have explained in recent weeks we are changing the structure of our scouting and recruitment set-up and will make every effort to improve our performance in those areas in the future.”
Report Diff-rent March 7, 2018 12:15 AM GMT
The owners have a lot to answer for.
Report sparrow March 7, 2018 2:51 PM GMT
West Ham supporters’ proposed protest march before Saturday’s home match against Burnley has been called off.

The protest against the club’s owners had been arranged by a number of fans’ groups. Following a meeting with vice chairman Karren Brady, however, one of the groups, the influential Real West Ham Fans Action Group, pulled out and now the march has been postponed.

The West Ham United Independent Supporters Association, said: “The group has been unable to gain permission to hold a peaceful, lawful demonstration.

“Correspondence from Newham Council stated, ‘it would be beneficial if we could postpone for a short period to consider a proposal which would be safe for participants, without substantial disruption to the road network.’”
Report sparrow March 10, 2018 7:47 AM GMT
What the hell is happening to our club?

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/mar/09/west-ham-fan-groups-protest-march-rift
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK March 10, 2018 9:41 AM GMT
Why is that muppets son on tv
Again
Keep your gob shut
He’s one of problems **** off out of our club !
Joker owners
Highest order
Report Dav_vin03 March 10, 2018 10:41 AM GMT
In Moyes we trust?
Report sparrow March 10, 2018 11:33 AM GMT
The argument is nothing to do with Moyes.
Report Aladdin Sane March 10, 2018 4:36 PM GMT
Some people are on the pitch, they think it’s all over.............and it could be!
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK March 10, 2018 4:36 PM GMT
Kicking off
At the bowl
Report ffaith March 10, 2018 4:37 PM GMT
Pitch invasion. Crowd trouble. Couldn't have happened to nicer people

Shady, underinvesting pricks.
Report Ibrahima Sonko March 10, 2018 4:42 PM GMT
Moyes wears a magic hat
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK March 10, 2018 4:48 PM GMT
Clubs heart been whipped out
Fans had it with owners

What they auto do not go in
Stand out side
Report sparrow March 10, 2018 4:59 PM GMT
A very sad day for the club. I've been a fan for a very long time and have never seen scenes like that.
Report wisewords March 10, 2018 4:59 PM GMT
Crazy what a shambles at the London Stadium today!
Report wisewords March 10, 2018 5:00 PM GMT

Mar 10, 2018 -- 4:59PM, sparrow wrote:


A very sad day for the club. I've been a fan for a very long time and have never seen scenes like that.


the hardcore part of your fanbase didn't want to leave Upton Park. the soul is being sucked out of your club for greed.

Report sparrow March 10, 2018 5:04 PM GMT
Plenty of posters on here today. When we defeated Watford in our last home again nobody but me posted.
Report BARNEY15C March 10, 2018 5:07 PM GMT
kick em out of london stadium, where were the stewards?
Report Injera March 10, 2018 5:10 PM GMT
Can't say I get it. We've always been sh*t. What's new? Well played to Dyche and Burnley.

Upton Park was great before the Taylor Report. Lately it was crap. Sanitised. The move isn't great but they built a stadium that can't be converted, hence Spurs' sensible option of knocking it down.

When I go my seat is good, can get a beer at HT and use the spacious bogs. Decent tube home.

As for the football. We've always been sh*t..
Report wisewords March 10, 2018 5:13 PM GMT
West Ham fans want passion, good football and a great atmosphere. It's a hard task to achieve playing in the London Stadium.
Report Injera March 10, 2018 5:16 PM GMT
The atmosphere is fine. Despite the results it's been far better than I expected. That's not an issue at all. I've been at UP where you can hear a pin drop.

Real scepticism about GSB's motives, their under investment, embarrassing offers for players etc.

Brum fans warned us about G&S. Brady is a liar and if she calls us 'customers' one more time I'll throw up.
Report BARNEY15C March 10, 2018 5:18 PM GMT
Brady is a devious and venal cow, totally without moral compass
Report sparrow March 10, 2018 5:18 PM GMT
None of this excuses those disgusting scenes witnessed this afternoon. Burnley players giving up their bench to frightened children.
Report geordie1956 March 10, 2018 5:22 PM GMT
i can understand fans frustrations & they are trying to make a valid point to the club owners but never a good thing if kids are frightened & feel threatened....not good
Report darren_discombobulates_sports March 10, 2018 5:29 PM GMT
West Ham fans not happy with the two pitch invaders when they came back into the stands, started attacking them!

https://twitter.com/JackAldred1/status/972514886625431554
Report TheBaron March 10, 2018 5:37 PM GMT
Laugh Not the hero's welcome he was expecting!
Report the orginal hushwing March 10, 2018 5:45 PM GMT
They shouldnt have turned on big same, idiots
Report Deptford March 10, 2018 5:54 PM GMT
If Carlsberg made Saturdays
Report Dav_vin03 March 10, 2018 7:59 PM GMT

Mar 10, 2018 -- 5:45PM, the orginal hushwing wrote:


They shouldnt have turned on big same, idiots


big sam was right, they would turn on Bilic like they turned on him

and how they laughed, but look who is laughing last

Report woundedknee March 10, 2018 8:08 PM GMT
see you at the Den next year boys Wink
Report Dav_vin03 March 10, 2018 8:16 PM GMT

Mar 10, 2018 -- 8:08PM, woundedknee wrote:


see you at the Den next year boys


all police leave is cancelled

Report Deptford March 10, 2018 8:24 PM GMT
I would come out of retirement for that ^
Report Injera March 10, 2018 8:27 PM GMT
You're missing the point. This has nothing to do with results.

It's all about the re branding (yuk) of the club, ('London' on the badge not East London is just one example)) the lies about the stadium ('seats close to the pitch' Brady & Gold said), the lies about transfers, the low bids for players we never intended to sign, the loan deals for ageing players etc.

It's Birmingham #2

At Upton Park there's a memorial ground for former fans. For 2 years the club has been asked to maintain it. They agreed 2 weeks ago under duress from distressed supporters.

Did you know it costs more to buy a pint at HT than before the game? That S&G charge 7% on loans they give to the club? That Brady often refuses to take up full away ticket allocations? That other clubs like CFC & Stoke often subsidise away travel but we don't?

That the club takes a hefty comission when you put your season ticket on ticket trader if you're unable to attend?

That Brady was behind the marketing for a Man City fixture - 'come and see City's all stars'?

That Brady uses her Sun column to say she wants Spurs to win the League. In another article she criticised Leicester for sacking Claudio - when we came to bid for Slimani this January - Leicester  mentioned the article and he went to NUFC instead??

That Sullivan jnr has consistently used Twatter to divulge club information?

That James Collins came up to the away fans at Brighton after defeat and agreed with the chant of 'where's all the money gone?'

That it took 18 months to replace a right back with the ageing Zabaleta. That we were linked with Lacazette, Carvallho, (both last August) Shelvey, Joe Allen, Dendonker (who we bid 4.5m for anderlecht wanted £10+), Shnairdilin (?) from Everton and we ended up with Hughill from Preston and Evra!!! That we've bought over 35 strikers (I've lost count)who average less than 4 goals each?

Meanwhile we sold Fonte to China, Ayew to Swansea, Sakho to Rennes.

Sam dodged a bullet...
Report Deptford March 10, 2018 8:33 PM GMT
What good reading ^ Superb, what a fooking shambles
Report woundedknee March 10, 2018 8:45 PM GMT

Mar 10, 2018 -- 8:24PM, Deptford wrote:


I would come out of retirement for that ^


and me Detters Wink

Report ufcdan March 10, 2018 9:45 PM GMT
Millwall didn't do to well last time at Upton Park Sad
Report Deptford March 10, 2018 9:58 PM GMT
We rarely do well on the pitch, off is another matter
Report ufcdan March 10, 2018 10:03 PM GMT
I was talking off Deptford Mischief
Report Deptford March 10, 2018 10:28 PM GMT
We are always heavily outnumbered, rather like in Zulu, but we stand our ground!!
Report Diff-rent March 11, 2018 12:35 AM GMT
How can a PL club be £43M in profit + and still go down ?

Makes no sense.

Mayor of London now looking in to the lease of stadium.

We don't even own our own ground anymore.

NO like the new stadium , not even away fans.


FANS HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO BE FRUSTRATED.
Report ffaith March 12, 2018 2:34 PM GMT
Divide and Rule; Wolves in Sheep Skins, Trojan Horses.

The March

A wh fan group decided to organise a protest march.

Some of the leaders of this group are ex-icf.

There is some doubt as to how serious they were about the March as the Plod have said that this group hadn't even received permission for the March to go ahead.

The idea of a protest march was very popular among other fan groups and individuals. They rallied behind the organising fan group in many ways inc. financial.

The Secret Meeting

Behind the backs of the supporting fan groups and individuals the organising fan group held a meeting with Karen Brady.

The Aftermath

The organising fan group declared that the meeting had been a success and that all their demands had been met.  So they were cancelling the march.

The other fan groups were not happy that the organising fan group had unilaterally called off the march.

They planned to go ahead with the march without the organising fan group.

The organising fan group then made threats of violence to some of the leaders of the other fan groups if the march took place without them.

The Irony

Saturdays events must have come as a shock to the owners as they probably thought they had quelled all the fan dissent.

Mixed Emotions

Yes some of our fans may have gone too far but on the other hand i am glad that our fan base isn't as spineless as I thought we were.
Report ufcdan March 12, 2018 8:14 PM GMT
Ex ICF Crazy no matter who your mob is it never leaves you CoolWink
Report sparrow April 3, 2018 7:59 PM BST
No comments following last week's game again. We obviously must have won the match.Plain

I expect the posters will all be back when we lose again.
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK April 8, 2018 8:12 AM BST
Great results yesterday

We Should right this game off
But maybe good time to play
Scumbags
Point be huge
Depends on who’s fits and well
Report sparrow April 8, 2018 6:34 PM BST
Point secured by an excellent performance with a great goal scored but spoiled by conceding a very soft one. A special mention for Joe Hart today who had a brilliant game.
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK April 8, 2018 6:41 PM BST
What a point that was

Soft Goal ain’t the word I’d use
****g brainless defensive

But after that we played well for patch up team
Fernadaz was shocking imo
Glad he went off

On the beach Chelsea could of nick it
Worry about there game v Southampton
If with same attitude
But more or less safe now imo
Stoke game ain’t do or die
Like it was billed other week now
Draw be ok
But 3 points defo safe

Up the irons
Report the bairn April 8, 2018 7:00 PM BST
sparrow, you've stuck with West Ham and Moyes from the start, good for you. cheers.
Report sparrow April 8, 2018 8:04 PM BST
I saw no reason not to, but thank you the bairn.
Report FATTIEWHITEYSLOVEADRINK April 8, 2018 9:18 PM BST
It’s still rancid owners that is
It ain’t changed 4 points
Can’t see moyes in charge next season either
I want silver
Report sparrow April 8, 2018 10:00 PM BST
I agree about the owners and their total lack of investment but we must not lose Moyes.
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