West Ham Progress After Defeating Cardiff

West Ham came flying out of the blocks last night in their Capital One Cup 3rd round tie against Premier League newcomers Cardiff City with two goals in the opening eight minutes of the match.

In true West Ham fashion though, the game ended up being a much tighter affair than it should have been with the Hammer’s eventually triumphing 3-2 when it looked like extra time was on the cards.

The game had barely got underway when Matt Jarvis slid a ball through to the ever improving Ravel Morrison, who controlled the ball, cut inside and fired past Cardiff keeper Joe Lewis to make it 1-0 with just 19 seconds on the timer! [Read more…]

Vaz Te Still Needed

After the fallout of Transfer deadline day, you can’t blame West Ham fans for thinking that Ricardo Vaz Te would be on his way out of Upton Park.

Many clubs were linked with Vaz Te, Leeds, Nottingham Forest, Norwich and Cardiff are a few of the names that were touted as a possible destination for the once West Ham hero. [Read more…]

Vaz Te out Quagliarella in?

Transfer deadline day is upon us so expect plenty of crazy stories and unbelievable rumours throughout the day.

Ricardo Vaz Te, 26,  who slapped in a transfer request last week, looks the most likely departure for West Ham with Crystal Palace and Swansea said to be interested in his signature. [Read more…]

Vaz Te Slaps In Transfer Request

Ricardo Vaz Te has this morning handed in a transfer request at West Ham United.

Vaz Te has been linked with a move away from the club for a while now, with the club signing Andy Carroll and also strengthening the wide positions with Stewart Downing, Vaz Te’s first team opportunities looked limited. [Read more…]

Give ’em the old Ravel dazzle

Ravel Morrison made his first start for West Ham United last night in the 2-1 victory over Cheltenham Town in the League Cup.

Morrison repaid Sam Allardyce’s confidence in him with a sparkling man of the match performance, which will have fans wondering just how good this lad can be. [Read more…]

No offers for Vaz Te and no signings in pipeline says Allardyce

Hammers manager Sam Allardyce has said there has been no bids from Cardiff City for Portuguese star Ricardo Vaz Te despite speculation the Premier League new boys were interested in him.

According to Sky Sports, Allardyce has also put the dampeners on signing any more players by the end of the transfer window stating that he has no more cash to splash after the signings of Carroll, Downing and Razvan Rat. [Read more…]

5 Players West Ham Should Let Go

As the transfer deadline creeps ever closer, West Ham are still a signing or two away from completing their squad, with a new striker being the most obvious signing on the West Ham agenda; the question remains as to how they will be able to afford one? 

With the ‘Hammers’ close to their £52 million wage cap; it was confirmed that they must sell before any new arrivals come in. [Read more…]

3 Players West Ham Can Let Go

West Ham United co-owner David Gold has admitted the club are short of a striker, but echoes David Sullivan in saying we must sell before we can buy due to imposed wage caps.

Andy Carroll is currently struggling with a heel injury, which leaves Mali international Modibo Maiga as the clubs only fit striker at the moment. [Read more…]

Ricardo Vaz Te Interest

Ricardo Vaz Te was a player who could do no wrong at West Ham, he had the opportunity to earn ‘Legendary’ cult status after scoring the winning goal in the Play-Off Final against Blackpool.

When Vaz Te was signed from Barnsley for half a million , nobody could have predicted the impact he would go on to make; he went on to score 12 goals for West Ham from January up until the end of the season, 24 goals in total that season. [Read more…]

West Ham to cull the squad

Reports coming out in the media today suggest West Ham are getting ready for a clear out of players to offset the signing of Andy Carroll from Liverpool.

The Sun is suggesting that £12 million worth of talent is on its way out of The Boleyn Ground.

Ricardo Vaz Te, Modibo Maiga, Matt Taylor and Alou Diarra are being  listed as the casualties of the clear out. [Read more…]