All posts tagged "West Ham United"

  • The Year of the Roo-ster!

    The Year of the Rooster is upon us in the official Chinese New Year calendar, but 2017 may be remembered as the year of the Roo-ster for another good reason. Rooster is the animal of the year,...

    • Posted January 29, 2017
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  • Mourinho sent off as Manchester United draw West Ham 1-1

    There is a blurred line between avant-garde genius and insanity in the managerial world, and the only determining metric is success. When Jose Mourinho wins, he looks like a genius. Yet his brazen tactics and touchline temperament...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
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  • Stateside Soccer: Your Guide to Premier League Summer Friendlies Pt.2

    With Euro 2016 and the Copa America Centenario complete, the soccer world’s attention turns to the preseason preparations of the world’s biggest clubs. As nine Premier League sides venture across the pond to the United States this...

    • Posted July 16, 2016
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  • Farewell Upton Park!

    “I’m forever blowing bubbles, Pretty bubbles in the air, They fly so high, nearly reach the sky, Then like my dreams they fade and die…” The chant was belted out by both West Ham United fans and...

    • Posted May 11, 2016
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  • MOTD: West Ham United 3-2 Manchester United

    All aspects of Upton Park were on display as West Ham United bid farewell to their ground of 112 years in a triumphant comeback victory over Manchester United: the good, the ugly, and finally, the glorious. Pre-match...

    • Posted May 10, 2016
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  • West Ham brace for nostalgic Upton Park farewell

    The Olympic Stadium is but a short, twenty minute walk from Upton Park.  And yet, as you exit the main gate of West Ham United’s stadium through the two large turrets and turn right on to Green...

    • Posted May 9, 2016
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  • MOTD: Leicester City 2-2 West Ham United

    Leicester City phenomenon Jamie Vardy has enjoyed his best ever season for the Foxes and has lead the club’s charge to the top of the Premier League table. With twenty-two league goals this season, he is their...

    • Posted April 17, 2016
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  • MOTD: West Ham United 3-3 Arsenal

    Within the wider narrative of Arsenal’s Premier League season, another disappointing, potentially fatal blow to their title hopes stuck to the script.  First, there was blossoming hope as the Gunners strode to an early 2-0 lead and...

    • Posted April 9, 2016
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  • Dimitri Payet: From Reunion to West Ham United

    Dimitri Payet grew up on the small, isolated island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean – an island over five hundred miles off the coast of Madagascar and around 1,5000 miles from mainland Africa, and just thirty...

    • Posted April 4, 2016
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  • Lots to celebrate for West Ham in Noble testimony

    Mark Noble wanted to make tickets to his West Ham United testimonial match just £20 so they could be more accessible to young Hammers fans, as he himself once was.  He got tickets to his first game...

    • Posted March 27, 2016
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