The Ginger Pele Returns To Help El Pell's Defenders

Just months after informing him that his services were no longer required, West Ham United are considering a season's long deal for the out of contract James Collins. The 34 year old Welshman has been training with the main squad for the last few days prompting hopes that the ever popular defender might return to the club that he has spent 11 years with in total.

Clean Sweep To Follow The Axe At Pellegrini's West Ham

Following on from the 'Axeman cometh' headlines since Saturday's defeat against Bournemouth, it is now being claimed that Manuel Pellegrini is preparing to make as many as five or six changes as he attempts to make a clean sweep of what many have percieved to be his plan (A), are these the actions of a new manager already hitting the panic button or those of an experienced professional merely sorting the wheat from the chaff?

Pellegrini To Swing The Axe

Manuel Pellegrini looks certain to 'wield the axe' ahead of the london derby against Arsenal at the Emirates this weekend, having seen his team trounced 4-0 by Liverpool on the opening day of the season followed by the lame 2-1 capitulation to Bournemouth at the London Stadium, change is afoot. The 'nice' man will not be so nice in the future, the results will have opened his eyes up to the size of the task ahead of him although he must have had a pretty good idea of what was to come!

Pellegrini Says No Player Is 'Safe' As He Looks To Regroup

Manuel Pellegrini was an angry man during his post match press conference following West Ham United's 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth at The London Stadium, he blamed the players for 'feeling the fear' and the fans for deserting the ground in their droves well before the match was due to end. However the 64year old Chilean reserved his most scathing criticism of his players for the spanish speaking media, he declared that apart from showing fear some of the players believed that the match was won by half time, and that his warnings were ignored by 'some players who should have known better'.

Were You There? TV Viewers Dig Out Wrong Player In Irons Defeat

The London Stadium, packed house, the dawning of a new era, after an initial early flurry from the visitors which include Fabianski having to make a very good save Hammers eased in to the match and were playing 'expansive' attractive football, unfortunately there were some worrying signs of defensive naivety showing early on.

Team Line Ups West Ham United v Bournemouth AFC

West Ham: Fabianski, Masuaku, Ogbonna, Balbuena , Zabaleta , Noble, Wilshere, Anderson, Snodgrass, Hernandez Arnoutovic.
Subs: Adrian, Fredericks , Yarmolenko, Diop, Antonio ,Obiang...

Dons Away For Hammers In Elk Cup Draw

West Ham United have been drawn an away fixture against Wimbledon, or The New Dons as they are now called, for the second round of the Carabao Cup, or League Cup as most fans refer to it, with the fixture to be played during the week commencing Monday the 27 of August, TV schedules permitting.

Samuelsen's Dutch Courage Determination

Part of Manuel Pellegrini's brief on arrival as the new manager of West Ham United was to run the rule over the club's youth and academy players as well as the senior squad. Youth players, with the exception of Declan Rice, hardly got a look in last season due to the constant battle against relegation, Slaven Billic and then his replacement David Moyes were totally reluctant to throw the youngsters in to desperately fought matches.

Stick Or Twist For Pellegrini Against Bournemouth?

Fresh from the televised mauling by liverpool last Sunday, Manuel Pellegrini's West Ham team debut at the naming rights unsponsered London Stadium keen to make amends for the 'brutal' events up at Anfield. A four nill loss would normally force a manager, not least a new manager, to reassess their approach but that is not the Hammers manager's way.

After Mane's Offside Goal - Why Isn’t VAR Being Used In The Premier League?

The question was going to come about sooner or later, and it turns out that a controversial decision in the first game week has sparked a discussion as to why VAR won’t be used in the Premier League this season.

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