Europa League Opposition Preview: Genk

West Ham United’s final opponents in the group stage of the Europa League competition this season are Belgian side, Genk. Here is all you need to know about the Belgian giants. Genk, or to give them their full name,  Koninklijk Racing Club Genk, play in the Belgian League and have won four championship titles. They have also won five BelgianContinue reading “Europa League Opposition Preview: Genk”

Where Are They Now? The West Ham Players Of Yesteryear

Alessandro Diamanti Having signed for West Ham United in 2009, the Italian’s stay in the East End didn’t last long. He may have played just one season with the Hammers, but what a season it was, with Diamanti bagging an impressive eight goals and five assists. In an otherwise poor team, he offered fans someContinue reading “Where Are They Now? The West Ham Players Of Yesteryear”

Europa League Opposition Preview: Rapid Vienna

West Ham United’s next opponents in the Europa League group stage are Austrian side Rapid Vienna. Here is all you need to know about the opponents. The club, nicknamed “Die Grün-Weißen” (The Green-Whites) because of the team colours, was originally known as Erster Wiener Arbeiter-Fußball-Club (First Viennese Workers’ Football Club) when the club was formed in 1897.  TheirContinue reading “Europa League Opposition Preview: Rapid Vienna”

An Overview Of The West Ham U-23 Set-Up

West Ham United’s Academy of Football is recognised worldwide as one of the most successful  in modern football and has proved to be more important than ever following the introduction of the FA‘s new Academy system in 1998 which put an emphasis back on the development of young, home grown players. With such a prevalence of foreign playersContinue reading “An Overview Of The West Ham U-23 Set-Up”

A Tribute To Winston Reid

It has been announced that Winston-Reid has departed West Ham United with mutual consent, thereby ending his 11-year association with our club. A spokesman for the Hammers confirmed it had reached an agreement with Reid on Tuesday for the New Zealand international to depart and allow him to pursue first-team football elsewhere. Since signing for theContinue reading “A Tribute To Winston Reid”

European Languages Day – West Ham Edition

​​September 26th is officially the European Day of Languages, an annual event aimed at celebrating Europe’s diverse culture. Nearly 30 languages are spoken throughout the continent, and each language is unique in its own way. Learning a foreign language is a challenge in itself, but it is also considered quite the achievement if you canContinue reading “European Languages Day – West Ham Edition”

A Tribute To Jimmy Greaves

James Peter Greaves MBE was born in the heart of London’s East End, in Manor Park on 20th February 1940 and was raised in Hainault, Essex.  As a schoolboy, he was scouted playing football by Chelsea‘s Jimmy Thompson, and in 1955 he signed as an apprentice to become one of “Drake’s Ducklings”; named after manager Ted Drake in response to Manchester United‘sContinue reading “A Tribute To Jimmy Greaves”

West Ham Attacker Can Be Europa League Star This Campaign

It’s fair to say that until now Andriy Yarmolenko hasn’t been the greatest of signings for West Ham since joining in the summer of 2018. However we look into whether he can change this, by becoming a key part of The Hammers’ 2021 Europa League campaign. Andriy Yarmolenko offers versatility in Europe, with him havingContinue reading “West Ham Attacker Can Be Europa League Star This Campaign”

A Hammer’s Tour Guide To Zagreb, Croatia

West Ham United’s Europa League adventure begins with a trip to Croatia, where David Moyes’ side will face Dinamo Zagreb. Croatia attracts around 250,000 British tourists every year, and it is a popular tourist spot. With stunning coastlines and scenic cities, this Eastern European gem is the perfect place to sightsee. QUICK FACTS – CROATIAContinue reading “A Hammer’s Tour Guide To Zagreb, Croatia”

How West Ham Players Got On In The Latest Round Of International Fixtures

West Ham’s international stars played their final game of the international break and will return to club action this weekend at the St Marys versus Southampton. Pablo Fornals impressed again, whilst one new signing injured another Hammer! Here is the international round-up. ENGLAND – Declan Rice Declan Rice started in the heart of England’s midfieldContinue reading “How West Ham Players Got On In The Latest Round Of International Fixtures”