Category Archives: London

3 league wins in 8 days, Hammers challenging top 4

Having proceeded to the sixth round of the FA Cup with a convincing 5-1 win over Blackburn Rovers, in their next league game last weekend, West Ham faced their former manager’s team Sunderland before a mid-week London derby against Tottenham and a difficult away game at Everton. Three league wins within eight days now have propelled [...]

Crystal Palace again …

Ziemlich genau vor vier Jahren, am 25. Februar 2012, war ich im Boleyn Ground beim Championship-Match zwischen West Ham und dem Südlondoner Klub Crystal Palace. Zwei Tage vorher besuchte ich als Mitglied des West Ham Supporters Advisory Board  ein Treffen mit Vice Chairman Karren Brady, die uns vom aktuellen Stand des Vergabeprozesses und der geplanten Umbauarbeiten [...]

“I am loving 2016 already”

Last weekend, January 2nd, 2016 has seen West Ham beat Liverpool 2-0 at home, completing the double over the Scousers – for the first time since 1964! We couldn’t have asked for a bettter start to 2016. “I am loving 2016 already”, West Ham Vice-Chair(wo)man Karren Brady tweeted after the game. And that summed up [...]

West Ham United v Sportklub Rapid 1-1

It was exactly 60 years ago that my favourite clubs West Ham United and SK Rapid Vienna played each other for the first and only time in their history. It was a friendly under the lights of the Boleyn Ground in London. The match between then 2nd Division club West Ham United and the Austrian record [...]

Wie die Bayern: Höhenflug in der Fantasy Premier League

Als begeisterter, wenn auch nicht sehr schneller Läufer jogge ich gerne in diversen Parks. Wenn ich in London bin, zum Beispiel im Regents Park, im Hyde Park oder in den Kensington Gardens. Daher heißt mein PL Fantasy Team heuer Hyde Park Olympics - ”Olympics” natürlich wegen der bevorstehenden Übersiedlung von West Ham United in das Londoner Olympiastadion. [...]

New Stadium 2016 – West Ham Utd & SK Rapid

West Ham – A message from Karren Brady: https://youtu.be/ILsJ3xfrczM Rapid Vienna – Alte Heimat, neues Zuhause: https://youtu.be/iAS0N-m3A10 Both clubs will move into their new homes in 2016 !

What a start to the season! West Ham win away at the Arsenal

Pic: Petr Cech of Arsenal fails to punch clear the ball as Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham United heads in the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium on August 9, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images) Miracles do happen if [...]

Saisonstart im Emirates

Endlich ist es soweit: der Ankick zur Premier League für West Ham erfolgt Sonntag Mittag, Pre-Season einschließlich Europa League-Qualifikation sind überstanden. Es war ein absurder Scherz, zu dem die Hammers ihre Europa League-Kampagne machten, indem sie – als ein über die Fairplay-Wertung qualifizierter Klub –  in drei Runden drei rote Karten kassierten, und im entscheidenden [...]

Seems we’ve got a new badge

West Ham United now have announced the results of the independent supporter poll, conducted by SMG YouGov and It shows that 56% of fans have voted in favour of adopting the Club’s updated crest design Just under 10,000 West Ham fans completed the crest consultation survey. The club say after carefully monitoring supporter feedback and [...]

Hammers going to change badge in 2016

West Ham United will quit its current home in Green Street, London E13, and move to the iconic Olympic Stadium in London Stratford with the start of the 2016/17 season. With this move the club want to change its current badge (left) and use a redesigned crest. There has already been a first poll on [...]