The uniforms Dimitri Payet will be wearing next season- Adidas Marseille 17/18 Kits

The uniforms that former Hammer Dimitri Payet will be wearing for French giants Olympique Marseille next season have been released by Adidas. The French club have released all three of their uniforms at one go (white home, blue away and purple third) earlier today.

When will our kits be released? Only two Premier League sides have released their jerseys so far- Stoke and Liverpool [Read more…]

Goal of the season for 2016/17- Nominees announced & Voting Open

The club have today (April 19, 2017) officially opened voting for the End of the Season Awards in six categories- Hammer of the Year, Best Goal, Best Save, Team Performance, Individual Performance and Best Signing.

The Best Goal of the season award has six nominees- two of the goals came against Crystal Palace.

Antonio v Watford (Payet’s rabona assist)
Payet v Middlesbrough (great individual goal)
Lanzini v Palace
Reid v Sunderland
Carroll v Palace
Kouyate v Swansea

In our humble opinion, Carroll vs Palace is our easy winner. [Read more…]

Ex Hammer watch- Payet goal vs AS Saint-Etienne for Marseille

Former Hammer Dimitri Payet scored Marseille’s fourth and last goal in their 4-0 win over AS Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1 over the weekend. It was also Payet’s fourth goal for OM this season. Florian Thauvin netted twice for Rudi Garcia’s side and also had a hand in Bafetimbi Gomis’ goal. [Read more…]

Payet makes second Marseille league debut v Metz, OM lose 1-0

Dimitri Payet made his “second” league debut for Marseille in their Match Day 23 clash against FC Metz. Payet, who had also played in the Coupe de France win over Lyon, was a second half substitute for OM against Metz, replacing Bouna Sarr nine minutes into the second half.

Unfortunately for Payet and OM, Metz won the game 1-0 thanks to Yann Jouffre’s 82nd minute strike. A disappointing result for OM, who were very poor on the road in the first half of the Ligue 1 season [Read more…]

Video Slaven Bilic says “Payet does not want to play” for West Ham

Watch a video where West Ham manager Slaven Bilic admits that Dimitri Payet “does not want to play” for the club. Bilic however reiterates that the club do not want to sell their best players.

Payet enjoyed a dream season with West Ham in 2015/16 after his switch from Marseille and earned a maiden call up to the French national squad [Read more…]

Dimitri Payet finishes 17th in Ballon D’Or Vote

West Ham’s Dimitri Payet finished 17th in the 2016 Ballon D’Or vote. Payet grabbed a single vote under France Football’s voting system (5 points for first, 3 for second, and one for third) and was joint 17th along with the Real Madrid duo of Toni Kroos and Luka Modric.

Among Payet’s French teammates who were also in the 30 member shortlist, Antoine Griezmann finished 3rd behind Ronaldo and Messi while Paul Pogba was joint 14th along with Bayern’s Chilean star Arturo Vidal. Tottenham and France skipper Hugo Lloris didn’t receive a single vote (along with Aguero, De Bruyne, Iniesta and others) [Read more…]

Video Payet goal v Boro wins Goal of the Month Award October 2016

Dimitri Payet’s superb solo strike vs Middlesbrough has been named as the Premiership’s goal of the month for October 2016. The other nominees for the Carling Goal of the Month were Ozil (v Swansea), Holebas (v Boro), Fuchs (v Palace), Shaqiri (v Hull), Ramirez (v Bournemouth), Aguero (v WBA) and Costa (v Southampton)

If you’re not one of Antonio Barragan, Marten de Roon, Calum Chambers, Ben Gibson or George Friend, you’ll love this goal! [Read more…]