FA Cup Third Round- Hammers to host Manchester City

Of all the teams West Ham could’ve drawn in the third round of the FA Cup, they’ve got Pep Guardiola’s title challengers, which all but puts paid to the hopes of a good Cup run. With the league likely to be the Hammers’ main focus given their precarious position currently, even the most die-hard WHUFC fans will not bet against this being a virtual walkover for City, despite the game being played at home.

West Ham’s last four Cup games have been against Man Utd (h/a), Chelsea (h) and now Man City (h)! [Read more…]

Hammers went down fighting to Man City

The Hammers went down fighting at the weekend as Iron Bobby has already said in his match report. I suppose Roberto Mancini had told his players to go out fighting now that the league title has exchanged hands and belongs with the Red Devils.

I had to chuckle when Mancini said the other week that his team had played better than Ferguson’s – who’s he kidding? He’s 14 points adrift of the leaders! He’s built a team like Chelsea did with an open cheque book and mega wage deals – they should be a good team, but not just yet. [Read more…]