Sofiane Feghouli ban rescinded | Can play against Man City on Friday

West Ham midfielder Sofiane Feghouli will not be required to serve a three game ban and is free to play against Man City on Friday in the FA Cup after the Football Association overturned his red card. Feghouli was sent off 15 minutes into West Ham’s 2-0 loss against Manchester United by Mike Dean for his “challenge” on Phil Jones.

While it’s good that his red has been overturned (check the video below for his dismissal), it’s a bit frustrating for West Ham fans that it cannot alter the result of the game- one where they started well and then had to play 75 minutes one man down.

West Ham have also now had four of their last five red cards rescinded by the FA- not a stat that makes for happy reading at all! [Read more…]

United interested in Reece Oxford

Manchester United are interested in securing the services of talented West Ham youngster Reece Oxford, and according to some very reliable sources in the press, have already tabled a bid in the region of £15m for him.

The versatile Oxford, who can play in both midfield and defence, wants more first team football, but one has to wonder whether United, and more specifically their new manager Jose Mourinho, would be the right options for his development.

Oxford made 12 appearances last season and has two years left on his contract [Read more…]

Video Manchester United v West Ham 2015 Extended Highlights (English Commentary)

Check out the extended highlights from Man Utd v West Ham (MOTD) version courtesy Vidme. No goals in the game, but a good point for West Ham [Read more…]