Category Archives: West Ham

Thursday’s the day

West Ham will start their new life at the Olympic Stadium on Thursday night with an Europa League second leg tie against Domzale from Slovenia. And this first game in the now so-called “London Stadium” is a must-win match, the Irons having to overcome a 1-2 deficit from the first leg in Ljubljana last week. [...]

Hammers to remain in Austria

Two bad injuries during pre-season The West Ham first team will remain in their training camp in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria this week until they travel directly to Slovenia to face NK Domzale in the capital city of Ljubljana at the 16,155-capacity Stozice Stadium, Claret and Hugh reports. The state of the art football camp facilities in Austria’s most [...]

West Ham in Bad Tatzmannsdorf

West Ham United has travelled to Austria for their pre-season camp in Bad Tatzmannsdorf in the Burgenland. The Hammers will play three pre-season matches with FC Slovacko, Rubin Kazan and Karlsruher SC this week: 19 July v FC Slovacko, 18.00, Rohrbach an der Lafnitz (Burgenland) 20 July v Rubin Kazan, 18.00, Krottendorf (Weiz, Steiermark) 23 [...]

We’ll Never Forget

The Boleyn Ground in Green Street has been handed over to developers Barratt London & Galliard Homes recdently. And this picture of West Ham’s ground may be the saddest one of Upton Park ever published (left). But we all know what we are heading for – the now “London Stadium” called OS in Stratford is not very far away, in less than [...]

Europa League draw on Friday

< Allianz Stadion / London Olympic Stadium West Ham Utd and Austrian clubs SK Rapid and FK Austria Vienna cannot play each other in the next qualifying round of the Europa League according to UEFA’s seedings ahead of the draw on Friday, 2 p.m. (BST) respectively 3 p.m. (MESZ). West Ham though will play at least [...]

Four signings so far

West Ham’s latest signing of this summer is Ashley Fletcher, an England U20 international striker. The 20-year-old has joined the Hammers on a four-year contract and becomes the fourth signing of the summer following the arrival of Havard Nordtveit, Sofiane Feghouli and Gokhan Tore. Read more at

J’en ai marre!

Finale verloren, aber Dimitri Payet im Team des Turniers “Es reicht!” Ein Monat EURO ist wahrhaftig genug. Die letzten Spiele, all diese Verlängerungen und Elferschießen, waren Schwerarbeit – nicht nur für die Spieler, auch für den Zuschauer! “We’ve got Payet” endete in der 58. Minute Als Dimitri Payet im Finale in der zweiten Hälfte beim Stand [...]

West Ham in Austria

West Ham is going to travel to Austria on a pre-season tour Fixtures: 19 July v FC Slovacko, 18.00, Rohrbach 20 July v Rubin Kazan, 18.00, Krottendorf 23 July v Karlsruher SC, 17.00, Kapfenberg

Still old West Ham?

Zu einem der letzten Spiele von West Ham im alten Stadion am Upton Park zu kommen, war mir in diesem Frühjahr nicht möglich. Zwei Mal hatten wir Tickets, beide Male klappte es dann nicht mit der Reise nach East London zum Boleyn Ground. Die letzte Chance, noch einmal den “hallowed turf” des seit 1904 bespielten [...]

Nous avons Payet

Claret and Hugh reports that French football supporters have adopted a French version of West Ham’s Payet song. The West Ham star was  the hero of their opening game at Euro 16, having set up the first and scored the second goal himself in France’s  2-1 victory over Romania. And thank God, West Ham club chairman,David Sullivan has [...]