Category: West Ham

Barca refuse West Ham stadium offer

Barcelona have rejected an invite to play in the match which will formally ‘open’ West Ham’s tenure of the Olympic Stadium. Mundo Deportivo claim Barca were offered the chance to provide the opposition when the Hammers open the doors to the 55,000-seat venue in August, but ‘dismissed’ the idea. The report states that the reigning

Chambers looks to Ferdinand model

Leo Chambers is an ex-England Under-19 international, while Rio Ferdinand earned 81 full international caps Colchester United’s West Ham loanee Leo Chambers says he models himself on former England defender Rio Ferdinand. The 20-year-old helped the U’s end their 19-game winless league run with a 2-1 victory at Bradford on Tuesday. “The only centre-half I’ve

Champions League unrealistic – Bilic

Michail Antonio (right) grabbed the only goal against Tottenham on Wednesday West Ham manager Slaven Bilic feels qualification for the Champions League this season is unrealistic. The Hammers are sixth in the table and a point behind behind fourth-placed Manchester City, following Wednesday’s 1-0 win over Tottenham. “This season it’s not realistic but there’s nothing

Hammers injury blow

West Ham’s memorable win over Tottenham came at a cost with James Collins the latest player to be injured. The Hammers could now be without up to seven senior defenders when they head to Everton on Saturday. Collins is the latest casualty after suffering a hamstring injury, while Angelo Ogbonna had his ankle heavily strapped

Bilic calm over top-four spot

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic is refusing to get drawn into worrying about a earning Champions League place at the end of the season. Michail Antonio struck after just seven minutes, heading in Dimitri Payet’s corner at the near post, to provide the only goal of the game against London rivals Spurs on Wednesday night.