Antonio named in England squad- No Carroll

Michail Antonio is the solitary West Ham representative announced in Gareth Southgate’s England squad for their upcoming games against Germany and Lithuania. Southgate was also thinking of calling up Andy Carroll, but has instead opted for the experience of veteran Jermain Defoe, with the ex Hammers and Spurs forward now set to battle for a spot upfront along with Rashford and Vardy in the absence of Kane, Sturridge and Rooney [Read more…]

Carroll and Antonio in line for England call ups?

England manager Gareth Southgate is considering a recall to the national squad for West Ham striker Andy Carroll for the Three Lions’ upcoming clashes against Germany and Lithuania. With Harry Kane, Wayne Rooney and Daniel Sturridge all out, Southgate is mulling over a call up to Carroll as well his West Ham teammate Michail Antonio.

Carroll last played for England over four years ago. Antonio was called up by Sam Allardyce last year, but never earned a cap. [Read more…]

Hammers sigh of relief as Andy Carroll won’t need surgery

To get over the dodgy game at the weekend, Hammers’ fans can take some comfort in some great news about Andy Carroll.

Apparently, experts have told the player that he will be able to fully recover just through rehab which rules the player out of going under the knife. [Read more…]

West Ham back in action this weekend

Now that the inconvenience of international football is out-of-the-way, where we watch our “top” players struggle against ordinary teams and run around the pitch like perfect strangers, we can get back to the real deal which is West Ham in the Premier League.

I used to love watching England and it was something I really looked forward to, now they are just games that get in the way of West Ham fixtures! [Read more…]

Bad news for Hammers as club dealt a double whammy

Bad news for the Hammers as the club has been dealt a double whammy ahead of the new season.

Andy Carroll, who was looking forward to starting the new season against the Bluebirds is set to miss the first month of the season while on the other side of the channel, monsieur Salomon Kalou has turned down a chance to join West Ham. [Read more…]