West Ham Player Ratings vs Tottenham- How did the media see them?

Here is a look at the media player rating for West Ham after their stunning 3-2 comeback win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Carabao Cup.

Not surprisingly, Andrew Ayew got most of the plaudits, with the Ghanaian international being praised for his second half performance.

Edimilson Fernandes has also been appreciated for putting in a shift before making way in the second half for Pedro Obiang.

Also check out Manuel Lanzini’s ratings- we thought the little Argentine acquitted himself quite well after the interval after a quiet first half. [Read more…]

Post Match West Ham v Tottenham Carabao Cup Analysis, Match Report & Thoughts

West Ham’s first game at Wembley since the 2012 playoff final saw them conjure up a miraculous second half comeback as they netted three times in the space of a quarter of an hour in the second half to stun in-form Tottenham Hotspur, and make it to the last eight of the Carabao Cup for the second season in succession.

Slaven Bilic made NINE changes to the side that had lost at home to Brighton on Friday. Cheikhou Kouyate, on the right side of a back three (along with Declan Rice and Angelo Ogbonna) and Manuel Lanzini were the only survivors. Adrian replaced Joe Hart in goal, with Andy Carroll returning from suspension to take his spot upfront. [Read more…]

West Ham Attendances 2017-18 season | Crowd figures & stats for WHUFC home games at London Stadium 17-18

Here is a look at West Ham United attendance figures for the 2017/2018 Premier League season. The Hammers had the third highest average attendance in the 2016/17 league season (56,972), behind Manchester United (75,290) and Arsenal (59,957).

This season they’ve dropped to fourth owing to Spurs shifting to Wembley, which has a 90,000 capacity.

The London Stadium can accommodate more people than Anfield, Etihad and St.James Park, so we’d expect the Hammers to always feature in the top five [Read more…]

West Ham v Spurs- Crunch game for Slav?

After a dire performance at home against Brighton, West Ham will be hoping to bounce back when they make the short trip to Wembley to take on in-form Tottenham Hotspur in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday evening.

The Hammers were abject against the Seagulls despite playing at home with potentially their strongest XI against a promoted team that had not won away on the road this season. The result lead to more calls among supporters and pundits alike for Slaven Bilic’s head but the Croatian gaffer has apparently been given this midweek clash against Spurs and the weekend league one against Crystal Palace to turn things around. [Read more…]

West Ham 2-3 Tottenham | Thoughts and Opinions

This was a game that West Ham started and finished well, and lost in the middle. That’s about as succinct a summary as it gets.

With Pedro Obiang picking up a knock against West Brom, in came Mark Noble to the starting lineup, and with Carroll benched, Chicharito reverted to a more familiar central position, with Antonio and Arnautovic supporting the Mexican from the wings. James Collins, also injured against Albion, was replaced in the back three by Angelo Ogbonna. [Read more…]

West Ham to auction off match worn shirts from Tottenham game for charity

West Ham have announced that they will auction off match worn shirts after this weekend’s derby against local rivals Tottenham Hotspur, with all proceeds going to charity.

The proceeds from the auction will go to the YoXMexico foundation, an initiative launched by Hammers striker Javier Hernandez and his Mexican compatriot Miguel Layun, to help those hit by the recent earthquakes in Mexico.

Hammers chairman David Gold has also announced that they will match any donations raised from the auction. [Read more…]

Sullivan reveals West Ham asked for Harry Kane in exchange for Cheikhou Kouyate

West Ham chairman David Sullivan has revealed that the club asked for Harry Kane in exchange when Spurs came shopping for Cheikhou Kouyate last summer. The Lilywhites tabled an unsuccessful £15m bid for the medio as Mauricio Pochettino, a big fan of the Senegal international , looked to bolster his side. [Read more…]