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London Stadium to trial Wembley barriers to save costs London Stadium owners E20 have proposed a trial of new lateral barriers to act as a deterrent for pitch invaders in an attempt to improve security and lower stewarding costs.

London Stadium naming rights to be sold London Stadium naming rights are to be marketed again in hope of being third time lucky. Official minutes from stadium owners E20's board meeting dated March 2019 but only just published reveal the board will go back out to market asking E20 Consultant Alex Williamson to provide them with a timeline for selling the naming rights.

'He's really being to worry me' - Some West Ham fans were confused by manager's comments - Vital West Ham United It was a busy yet exciting summer for West Ham this year, yet Manuel Pellegrini's latest comments have caused some concern for supporters. The Hammers manager admitted after West Ham's 1-1 draw with Brighton last weekend that the new arrivals are yet to be properly integrated into the squad.

Fabianski will not rule out top-six push The Hammers have been tipped as one of the teams to potentially gatecrash the league's normal order, with Chelsea having being issued a transfer ban and both Manchester United and Arsenal playing with new squads. Leicester, Everton and Europa League side Wolves are in the same bracket of teams expected to challenge.

'The gezza is musturd' - Lots of West Ham fans were delighted with contract update for player - Vital West Ham United If there's one player who is undisputedly loved by West Ham fans in the current squad, it's Manuel Lanzini.

Report: Summer signing praises West Ham for getting first point of the season - Vital West Ham United Pablo Fornals has admitted he is pleased that West Ham were able to acquire their first points of the new Premier League season against Brighton.

Manuel Lanzini named by Lionel Scaloni Former Hammer Lionel Scaloni has named Manuel Lanzini in his Argentina 27 man squad. Argentina are set to take on Chile at the Los Angeles Coliseum on September 5 before taking on Mexico at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas five days later.

Mark Noble returns to training Mark Noble lightly trained again today at the London Stadium as the West Ham squads assembled for their annual team photos. Although he is not ready for full first-team training we are told he completed one on one work with a physio as he recovers from a calf injury.

West Ham fans send Sebastien Haller and Javier Hernandez selection message to Manuel Pellegrini West Ham news includes a potential new West Ham strike force for the visit to Watford.

Report shares how Chelsea responded to West Ham's Reece James enquiry West Ham United were keen to sign highly-rated right-back Reece James from Premier League and London rivals Chelsea. Chelsea rejected an enquiry from London rivals West Ham United for highly-rated defender Reece James before the transfer window slammed shut almost two weeks ago, according to the Telegraph.

West Ham news: Bent urges Diangana chance after West Brom loan In the latest West Ham news, Darren Bent has urged the club to give Grady Diangana a chance after his loan spell at West Brom.

Martial can fill United's No 9 void while De Bruyne stars for City After the drama of the opening weekend, Premier League teams got another good look at each other over the weekend. Anthony Martial got his 50th United goal while Kevin De Bruyne starred.

Time to stop tactical fouling Blind Hammer argues it is time for an important rule change. After our opening day humbling by Manchester City, Manuel Pellegrini joined the increasing number of people criticising the tactics of cynical fouling which has underpinned the success of both city and Liverpool.

Reliable West Ham keeper restores calm after opening-day mauling "It is almost impossible to do it for 90 minutes, but there were times when we did put pressure on Brighton and that helped us defend better." Despite a start to the season that has gleaned just one point from two games, the keeper believes this Hammers squad can go a long way this season if they can find their top form.

The starting eleven changes Manuel Pellegrini could make for West Ham's trip to Watford So West Ham can head to Hertfordshire confident of picking up their first victory of the new campaign but manager Manuel Pellegrini still searching for some answers from his players.

Watford vs West Ham United: Chris Kavanagh again appointed referee for Premier League clash Watford will be hoping the outcome is very different on Saturday after Chris Kavanagh was appointed to take charge of their home fixture against West Ham United for the second season running.

Leeds have major advantage over West Ham in reported Nemanja Radoja race Championship table-toppers Leeds United and Premier League outfit West Ham United have both been linked with former La Liga midfielder Nemanja Radoja. West Ham United won't be signing Nemanja Radoja any time soon, contrary to reports.

Hammers to face Spurs, Newcastle and Stoke in Cup West Ham's U18 and U16 teams will take on equivalent Category One Academy sides from Newcastle United, Stoke City and Spurs in this season's Premier League Cup competitions. The groups are identical in both the Under-18 PL Cup and the inaugural Under-16 PL Cup, with West Ham drawn in Group E of both tournaments.

Referee appointed for Watford v West Ham - Potentially good news for the Hammers? Unlike West Ham, who had Kavanagh as referee for six games, Watford only had him for one fixture, and that was the above-mentioned loss to Manuel Pellegrini's men on the final day of the season. The Hornets however were undefeated under him in the 2017/18 league season, beating Newcastle and Leicester and drawing against Palace.

Over Land And Sea-What Makes A True Hammers Fan? How far away you are from 'your' team but still support them can be dependant on many circumstances, you might have moved areas, you might have moved countries or entire continents.

Report: West Ham and Palace had approach rejected for Chelsea star The Telegraph have claimed that West Ham United and Crystal Palace were among a number of Premier League sides to make enquiries for Chelsea defender Reece James in the summer, only for Frank Lampard to reject a move. James, 19, starred for Championship side Wigan Athletic on loan last season.

POWER RANKINGS: Pukki and Ceballos infiltrate top 10 - but who's No 1? Each week during the new season, Sportsmail will bring you a Power Rankings table, listing the top 10 hottest players in the Premier League. So, who wins a place in this week's top 10?

No injury concerns for Wilshere Jack Wilshere has no injury concerns and will be available for Watford this weekend. There were concerns when the 27-year-old was substituted at half time at the Amex stadium for Michail Antonio but the manager has insisted he is still building up his match fitness as he hasn't played a competitive game for a full 90 minutes in a long time.

Have West Ham United made an error letting go of Grady Diangana to West Bromwich Albion? West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini opted to loan Grady Diangana to West Bromwich Albion. It is not yet clear whether Manuel Pellegrini's decision to loan Grady Diangana to West Bromwich Albion will turn out to be a masterstroke or a mistake for West Ham United.

Guillermo Maripan admits West Ham transfer saga made him feel 'a little awkward' West Ham United wanted to sign defender Guillermo Maripan this summer. Alaves defender Guillermo Maripan has told Mundo Deportivo that he 'felt a little awkward' about the situation of a potential move to West Ham United.

The View From Away - Is this Ambition from West Ham? Contributor Scott Davis looks at the new ambition at West Ham. From the front to the back, the Hammers seem to be moving forward.

West Ham Set to Offer Manuel Lanzini New Long-Term Contract Following Successful Return From Injury Manuel Lanzini looks to have earned himself a new contact at West Ham after his return from injury has seen him produce some cracking performances.

Adrián on leaving West Ham, rejecting other offers for Liverpool and ‘great person’ Klopp Alisson Becker picked up an injury in Liverpool's season opener against Norwich City and Adrián was immediately called into action. A few days later, the Spaniard was the Reds' hero in Istanbul as he helped his side overcome Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup on penalties.

Report: Ogbonna on wanted list Turkish Super League outfit Fenerbahce are reportedly interested in West Ham centre-back Angelo Ogbonna. Whilst we tend to treat reports from the country with a large helping of salt given their poor record in this area there may be something in this one as the Turks head into the final weeks of its transfer window.

Why West Ham are unlikely to sign Nemanja Radoja or any other foreign free agents The latest name thrown into the mix is free agent midfielder Nemanja Radoja, the former Celta Vigo midfielder who has been released by the Spanish club after injury ruined his 2018/19 season.

Manuel Pellegrini pleads for patience with Sebastien Haller and other West Ham stars The Hammers boss overhauled the squad in the summer and wants some time for them to settle.

'Now partner him with someone' - Lots of West Ham fans to see striker partnership - Vital West Ham United It might not have been the result West Ham fans wanted, but the Hammers did well to escape the Amex Stadium with just a point.

Fairness - A Bridge Too VAR? This week's article is going to be a short one due to the holiday demands of kids wanting to get to the beach and the inflatable assault course in the sea. M'Julie and I will be sticking to sunbathing on the beach. Once again this weekend's game has been heavily influenced by VAR.

Opinion: West Ham partnering record transfer with forgotten man could be a recipe for success - Vital West Ham United It wasn't the result many West Ham fans wanted, but a 1-1 draw against Brighton saw the Hammers earn their first point of the season.

Newport ticket details released West Ham have been offered an away allocation of 1,039 for their trip to Wales on Tuesday 27th August when they face Newport County in the second round of the Carabao Cup. Tickets have been priced at £22 for adults, £18 for over 65's £16 for students, £10 for under 16's and £8 for under 12's with under 6's going for free.

Pellegrini on Yarmolenko, Sanchez, Haller, Ajeti and Fornals Manuel Pellegrini believes Carlos Sanchez and Andriy Yarmolenko have a big part to play in West Ham' season telling WHUFC.com "They are two important players, Carlos is the only replacement we have for Declan Rice and he is working very hard to recover his performance that he had before his injury.

Brady under fire again for column comments West Ham Vice-Chairman Karren Brady is under fire again from supporters for comments in her Saturday Sun column. Many Hammers fans consider the tabloid football feature a conflict of interest with her job at the club saying that her comments upset other clubs and players alike.

Report: Turkish giants interested in divided West Ham figure - Vital West Ham United Turkish giants Fenerbahce are reportedly interested in West Ham centre-back Angelo Ogbonna. Takvim report that the Italian defender is on Fenerbahce's radar heading into the final weeks of the Turkish transfer window, with the club's sporting director Damien Comolli keen on sealing a deal for Ogbonna.

Snodgrass opens up on Scottish hurt In August 2018, Hammer Robert Snodgrass asked former boss Alex McLeish to be left out of the Scotland squad for games against Belgium and Albania. His mum Irene had been ill after suffering a stroke and his priority was to be at home. Yet when Matt Phillips pulled out through injury, Snodgrass agreed to be drafted in as a replacement.

West Ham Podcast: Brighton away Episode five of season nine of the popular West Ham podcast Moore Than Just A Podcast is now available to listen online or download. Claret and Hugh Associate editor Sean Whetstone is joined by Nigel Kahn and George Bucci to discuss the Brighton away stalemate at the Amex stadium and the role VAR played in the result.

Mexicans Abroad: Chicharito scores West Ham's lone goal, Edson Alvarez debuts for Ajax - Goal.com The Mexico national team's all-time leading scorer Chicharito added another goal to his Premier League total while Club America product Edson Alvarez made his Ajax debut.

West Ham midfielder can transform team if he builds up consistency - Opinion - Vital West Ham United It would be something of an understatement to say that Jack Wilshere's time at West Ham has not gone to plan.

Brighton v West Ham - A Retrospective - The West Ham Way Written by : Trevor Twohig. The first away day of the new season was to the Amex Stadium, a real appetite whetter no doubt for the 3000 traveling West Ham fans. Of course, when we finally descended on the fair town of Brighton, it was clear that there were certainly more than a few thousand West Ham United fans in the town.

Brighton and the men of the match - The West Ham Way Written by : @JGriffithJourno. I happened to be working all day on Saturday, but I made sure I had two hours off in-between in order to watch us play Brighton. I am now wishing I had stayed at work; it would have been much more fun! It was a rather hollow performance from the Hammers and we really got let off the hook by Brighton's poor finishing.

West Ham need Nemanja Radoja more than Leeds United West Ham United and Leeds United are both being linked with Nemanja Radoja. According to TEAMtalk, both Leeds United and West Ham United are in the race to sign free agent Nemanja Radoja following his exit from Celta Vigo.

'Absolutely shocking' - These West Ham fans were not happy with captain decision - Vital West Ham United The honour of captain is something that has taken on less importance in the modern era of football, but for West Ham fans, taking the armband is still something a player must earn.

Report: Attacker praises West Ham's weekend performance - Vital West Ham United Robert Snodgrass has praised West Ham's weekend performance against Brighton following a 1-1 draw with the Seagulls.

The honeymoon is over for Pellegrini The honeymoon period is now well and truly over for Manuel Pellegrini and he should not be exempt from criticism now he has entered his second season in charge. He is a world-class manager reportedly earning £10m a year at West Ham; he spent over £90m last summer and another £81m on three attacking players this time around.

Poll: How do you rate Pellegrini's start to the season? Manuel Pellegrini has had a tough start to the tough start to the Premier League season in facing hid former team and holder of the Premier League title conceding five goals in the process. No-one really expected very much from that game but it is a disappointment never the less.

West Ham to publish Premier League squad of 23 West Ham have already published their squad to the Premier League and that that will soon be officially published alongside every other club squad list. Each Premier League club must submit a squad list containing no more than 17 players who do not fulfil the "Home Grown Player" criteria.

West Ham set to hand Manuel Lanzini new contract after Argentine starts new season well MANUEL LANZINI is close to agreeing a new two-year double-your-money deal with West Ham.

Fornals eager for more playing time The Hammers picked up their first point of the season at the weekend as they drew 1-1 against Brighton at the AMEX Stadium, bouncing back from the 5-0 thrashing they received at the hands of defending champions Manchester City in their opener.

Pelle's got it wrong as Wilshere worries go on Allen Cummings addresses an issue which is causing him some concern….Jack Wilshere. And before publishing this piece ClaretandHugh - out of fairness to the midfielder - checked with the club whether he was injured on Saturday at Brighton and we were told categorically that he is fine.

'Superb' Djene Dakonam shows West Ham what they're missing Premier League side West Ham United were linked with Getafe's La Liga powerhouse Djene Dakonam this summer. What more can Djene Dakonam do to earn a big-money move to the Premier League?

Grady Diangana superb and Sead Haksabanovic sends a message as West Ham loan stars shine Another youngster who enjoyed a fine weekend is somewhat forgotten man Sead Haksabanovic, who has been enjoying a fruitful spell in Sweden with IFK Norkopping. He scored one and assisted another as his side beat IK Sirus 2-1 in Sweden's top flight.

West Ham power rankings: Wilshere plummets but Lanzini and Antonio fly high It meant that West Ham have still been unable to beat the Seagulls since the latter returned to the Premier League in five attempts but the Hammers did secure a second consecutive draw against the south coast outfit.

Report: West Ham's Angelo Ogbonna could leave for Fenerbahce Angelo Ogbonna has spent five years in the Premier League with West Ham United but is he heading to Turkey? Fenerbahce's sporting director Damien Comolli is keen to seal a deal for West Ham United defender Angelo Ogbonna, as reported by Takvim.

Hammers suffer first defeat The Irons U18s fell to their first competitive defeat of the new campaign against Chelsea U18s on Saturday. Myles Peart-Harris gave Chelsea the lead in their Training Centre ground but the Hammers hit back through Veron Parkes and Sebastian Nebyla.

Diangana, the Hammers, Slaven - everyone's a winner Grady Diangana has been named in the EFL Team of the Week, following a game-changing introduction to the West Brom side on Saturday. He came off the bench at half-time to make his debut for the Baggies and scored twice in three minutes for Slaven Bilic's side.

Manuel Lanzini closing in on new West Ham contract which could double his current wage The Hammers midfielder wants an improved deal and a breakthrough has been reached between club and player.

Media Player Ratings for West Ham against Brighton - Fab great, Jack not so much West Ham player ratings in 1-1 draw vs Brighton from various UK papers.

Snodgrass demonstrates he is a man of the people Hammer Robert Snodgrass has shown once again why he is a man of the people when it comes to West Ham fans. The Scotsman was the first player to go right up to the away fans at the final whistle at the Amex Stadium on Saturday taking Fabianski, Diop and Rice with him to applaud the Claret and Blue away army.

'Calling it now' West Ham fans hail this new signing's impact @ComptonGamerYT: Just seen a diangana masterclass come of the bench 6 mins and scored 2 goals to put West Brom back in front he was brilliant all game so excited for the kids future.

Irons issues to consider on what we've seen so far We all see things differently and as a result we become involved in social media rucks which become so tedious when some are in need of anger management. But that should never stop any of us from saying it as we see it so here goes and I'm very aware that, like any of us, I may be proved 1,000 per cent wrong before next May arrives!

Ruthless Manuel Pellegrini is searching for answers from his West Ham stars after axing duo The Hammers manager responded to the 5-0 drubbing by Man City by showing no mercy to two of his players.

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action Freddie Ljungberg and Leandro Trossard make instant impact at Arsenal, Harry Wilson shows Liverpool quality for Bournemouth and Brendan Rodgers leaves ‘young Frank’ on back foot.

Fornals explains a period of adjustment is required Like many before him Pablo Fornals is looking for time to adjust to the English game. That will require patience from him and the fans and with only a game and it's far too early to start making serious judgements about him.

West Ham injury news: Felipe Anderson, Sebastien Haller and Mark Noble in line to return against Watford West Ham hope to have Mark Noble, Sebastien Haller and Felipe Anderson back from injury at Watford on Saturday. Captain Noble has missed the first two games of the season with a calf problem but the midfielder is due to return to training this week.

Dead Leg United 1 : Seagulls 1 - A good point collected down at the beach! But our defence is still what it is, so it didn't come as a massive surprise we conceded the equaliser not long after. There was more action on both ends of the pitch now with astonishing misses from Brighton, some dodgy defending by Masuaku and Diop plus Antonio fluffing a late opportunity to snatch all three points from the Seagull's beak.

West Ham transfer theory revealed about Issa Diop after summer links to Man Utd "I think they'll be okay," he added. "It wouldn't surprise me if at some point we see Declan Rice slot into the back-four.

How would YOU change VAR? Sportsmail experts debate the hot topic Another week down in the Premier League and another week in which those three letters are on the lips of every football fan: VAR. Sportsmail's resident experts detail what they would alter.

Wilshere looks so off pace it's hard to see him getting back on track TOM FARMERY AT THE AMEX STADIUM: To say there was great expectation when Jack Wilshere signed as a West Ham player last year would be something of an understatement.

Irons look for Lanzini contract breakthrough Claret and Hugh Exclusive by Sean Whetstone. West Ham hopes that they can agree on a new contract for Manuel Lanzini within the next fortnight. There has been a stalemate for some time with the 26-year-old who has less than twelve months left on his standard contract.

Don Hutchison claims he told West Ham to sign Mickael Cuisance Mickael Cuisance has joined Bayern Munich from Borussia Monchengladbach. West Ham United may have signed Pablo Fornals from Villarreal this summer, but many feel they are still lacking some quality in central midfield.

Snodgrass makes his case Robert Snodgrass was keen to point out what some had already suggested - that the Hammers met a different kind of Brighton and Hove Albion yesterday than we have seen previously.

Pundit believes West Ham star is 'unsettled' after exit rumours Premier League pundit Danny Mills believes that one of West Ham's most important first-team players could be 'unsettled' after he was linked with an exit this summer. In an exclusive interview with Football Insider, former Premier League star Danny Mills has suggested that West Ham star Issa Diop could be unsettled at the London Stadium.

Anderson / Haller update Seb Haller were this afternoon described as being very likely indeed to return to action for the Hammers' visit to Watford at the weekend. Both were missing from the team that took a point away from the Amex Stadium yesterday as the Hammers managed to come away with a point from Brighton.

Lanzini back on top as Wilshere stock drops Manuel Lanzini was back on top of the Claret and Hugh readers ratings as the only player to manage a seven score in this weekend's ratings. The Argentine Hammer managed an average score of 7.37 voted by hundreds of CandH readers post-match.

Football VAR needs to learn from other sports VAR will continue to be discussed for some time yet simply because football - which should be leading the world into new technology and how best to use it - remains some way behind rugby, cricket and tennis.

Keeping the Faith is Getting Harder Guest Post by Rugby Irons. So our tinker man has shuffled the pack and still picked a near losing hand. I sense more supporters are starting to question our Manager's performances, and I think it's right to do so. Every player is scrutinised so why not the manager?

Why The General didn't start Fabian Balbuena was left out of the starting line-up against Brighton yesterday as the manager looked for a right/left central defensive partnership. ClaretandHugh has received confirmation that the Paraguayan defender was fully fit for the game but the manager believed he needed a more flexible central defensive partnership.

VAR has a long way to go West Ham supporters at the Amex stadium were left in the dark again by VAR just as they were the preceding weekend at the London Stadium. The decisions are still taking too long spoiling the flow of the game and information at the stadium for fans inside the ground is next to non-existence.

Report: Former England international claims veteran defender should be starting for West Ham - Vital West Ham United Former England striker Darren Bent has claimed that veteran right-back Pablo Zabaleta should be starting every game for West Ham. Speaking to Football Insider, the now-retired striker said that the leadership and experience of the Hammers right-back is what Manuel Pellegrini's side need in the starting XI.

Tales From The Stands: Sunderland 2 West Ham 0, 1980 - Lads put the Hammers to the sword! Roker Report sage Andrew Cockburn regales us with tales of retro victory in this, the latest installment of Tales From the Stands. Do you remember Sunderland’s 2-0 win over West Ham at Roker Park back in 1980?

Newport County v West Ham United Carabao Cup ticket details TICKETS for next week's Carabao Cup second-round tie between Newport County AFC and West Ham United go on sale on Tuesday. The match takes place on Tuesday, August 27, at Rodney Parade and will be shown live on Sky Sports.

Welcome point by the sea for the Hammers West Ham musings by Pete May, author of Hammers in the Heart, Irons in the Soul and Goodbye to Boleyn Brighton 1 West Ham 1 In the context of West Ham's terrible record against Brighton, a point and preventing Glenn Murray scoring has to be regarded as a decent result.

The Beast Is Back! Having seen their team get well and truly battered on the opening day of the season, many Hammers fans were hoping to see their players 'chip in' with some flair play and a few goals against 'bogey team' Brighton and Hove.

A welcome point but some real cause for concern It's always a lot easier to moan than give credit although the Brighton game threw up more than a couple of problems. I missed the first half due to a family engagement but understand it was pretty ponderous to put it politely. However having seen the line up, alarm bells started to ring given Michail Antonio's absence in particular.

West Bromwich Albion fans react to West Ham United loanee Grady Diangana's display West Bromwich Albion managed to sign Grady Diangana on loan from West Ham United and he has made a wonderful start. West Bromwich Albion fans are raving about West Ham United winger Grady Diangana after his impact on their game yesterday. West Brom beat Luton 2-1, with their West Ham loanee scoring both their goals.

West Ham family left heart broken after Spanish burglary "I was really annoyed at first when I just thought they stole the car but when I realised they had been in the house, that's what scared me", Nicola told the Newham Recorder from Spain. "I was in bed when they were creeping into our house, going through our stuff with the kids in the house and that's really scary.

Mark Noble for Prime Minister Perhaps the strangest trend on social media yesterday was a bizarre call for Mark Noble to made prime minister under the hashtag of #MarkNobleforPrimeMinister.

Fantastic West Ham super sub wins it for Baggies West Ham loanee substitute Grady Diangana scored twice within six minutes of coming on for his West Bromwich Albion league debut to help beat Luton Town at Kenilworth Road.

Finally a point in August It was my visit to the Amex stadium in the rolling hills of Sussex and it was an enjoyable day out despite the lack of an away win. West Ham fans were in fine voice in Brighton town centre before kick despite Brighton being somewhat of a bogey team for them and the fact we had not won a single Premier League point in August since 2016.

Albion v West Ham - how they rated How Albion's players rated against West Ham.

Knees up Mother Brown - West Ham United FC Online: Match Reports Brighton and Hove Albion 1 West Ham United 1: by Chris Wilkerson. Referee: Anthony Taylor. Attendance: 30,459. Man of the Match: Manuel Lanzini. West Ham United. Lucasz Fabianski, Ryan Fredericks, Arthur Masuaku, Issa Diop, Angelo Ogbonna, Declan Rice, Jack Wilshere, Robert Snodgrass, Manuel Lanzini, Pablo Fornals, Javier Hernandez.

Leandro Trossard goal pegs back West Ham Fortune does not always favour the brave. First, Brighton dominated against West Ham United, only to find themselves behind. They equalised and then, seeking three points where others may have settled for one, new head coach Graham Potter introduced two strikers, as he had while ahead at Watford last week.

VAR said Sterling was 2.4cm offside but allowed 13cm margin for error Doubts over VAR's accuracy in deciding offside calls are now heightened as The Mail on Sunday can reveal findings that show flaws in the technology currently rocking football.

The Pellegrini verdict Manager Manuel Pellegrini believes the Hammers showed improvement over last week's City fiasco but admits he is still trying to find the best way to play." It's important that games such as the one at Brighton today are not lost so from that point of view a draw was an improvement on the last campaign!

Match of the Day running order revealed as Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham feature Match of the Day running order:. Man City vs Tottenham. Norwich vs Newcastle. Southampton vs Liverpool. Arsenal vs Burnley. Aston Villa vs Bournemouth. Everton vs Watford. Brighton vs West Ham.

Ogbonna captain, Brighton remain unbeaten under Anthony Taylor & more - Talking Points from BHAFC v West Ham Talking points and fan analysis - Brighton v West Ham 1-1 August 17, 2019.

Hammers Marmite man under the spotlight Arthur was back for his first game of the season following the signing of a new contract. As expected the manager left Creswell out - for whatever reason decided on Ogbonna as skipper - leaving Arthur to use his pace and skill in the left sided role.

Video: Gonzo's full time report with our goal footage In the absence of any TV cameras beyond those discovered on some streams here and there, Gonzo is here to give his after match analysis of the match at Brighton. Gonzo - a long term partner of CandH - will bring his near on the whistle report from most games this season and in this one tells it as it is.

Haller / Anderson: Here's the news we couldn't break before the game Ok, here's the news we couldn't break before the game as we couldn't, and never will, give opposition sides a clue of Manuel Pellegrini's team plans. Felipe Anderson and Seb Haller were never in the frame to play today with both receiving nasty knocks during the game against a very physical Mancehster City.

West Ham news: Mills claims speculation will have distracted Diop Danny Mills has suggested that West Ham defender Issa Diop will have been unsettled by the speculation over his future this summer and it will take the first games of the season to get back to his best.

Lanzini stars as Irons grab a point A family commitment meant I missed the first half but I'm told we were pretty dire with a Brighton goal ruled out VAR but and the south coast side very much on top. We weren't too bad at all in the second and with Lanzini now hitting top form and fitness we looked a much better proposition.

Brighton 1, West Ham 1. Just Take It. Before the season began, I was a guest presenter on Moore Than Just A Podcast with Sean and Nigel. We discussed the opening fixtures, and as I looked at them it wasn't Manchester City that scared me. Nor was it Manchester United in a few weeks. It was the fixtures in between that brought on my normal levels of fear.

Match Report - Brighton Away - The West Ham Way Written by : Emily Pulham. Pellegrini made five changes to the side that fell to City last weekend, as West Ham broke their Brighton duck and shared the points with the Seagulls team that roared to an opening day rout against Watford.

Brighton’s Leandro Trossard denied by VAR then pegs back West Ham Brighton came from behind to draw 1-1 with West Ham, thanks to an equaliser from the debutant Leandro Trossard who had a goal disallowed by VAR with the game goalless.

Brighton 1-1 West Ham The two sides came into the game on the back of hugely contrasting fortunes in their opening games after the Seagulls romped to a 3-0 victory at Watford, while West Ham were given a 5-0 mauling on home soil against reigning champions Manchester City.

Southampton vs Liverpool - Premier League: Live 3PM scores and updates Sadio Mane scored a sensational goal to open the scoring at St Mary's before he set up Roberto Firmino to seal all three points after the break, despite Danny Ings pulling one back late on.

Brighton 1-1 West Ham: Trossard strike earns Seagulls a point In any other season, Leandro Trossard would be celebrating his first two goals at Brighton and in English football. Instead he is making do with just the one but it does mean Brighton have four points.

Give us your West Ham player ratings against Brighton Please give us your personal ratings for West Ham players who played for ten minutes or more in the Brighton v West Ham Premier League away game at the Amex Stadium today. Please only vote if you were at the game yourself or watched on TV selecting a numerical score between one and ten where one is low and ten is high.

Brighton vs West Ham LIVE REACTION: Trossard's debut goal ensures Seagulls grab point against Hammers BRIGHTON host West Ham on the second weekend of the new Premier League season. The Seagulls kicked off their campaign in perfect fashion, effortlessly beating Watford 3-0 last time out in an impressive start to life under Graham Potter.

Brighton 0-0 West Ham LIVE: Trossard has goal ruled out as the Hammers thank VAR Kick off time: 3pm, Saturday, August 17. TV Channel: The game is not being shown live on television, but there will be highlights on BBC programme Match of the Day. For all the latest updates from the game, follow our live blog below. The West Ham starting XI will be announced in 10 minutes.

England - Premier League - TeamTalk Brighton and Hove Albion vs West Ham United - 17-08-2019.

Albion v West Ham team news: Leandro Trossard in for debut Leandro Trossard has been handed a Premier League debut.

Under-18s report: Chelsea 4 West Ham United 3 However, the victory was no less than Chelsea's performance had deserved despite West Ham providing a few scares along the way, and ensured we took maximum points from our first two league games of the season.

Match Thread: Brighton v West Ham Brighto v West Ham FA Premier League Amex Stadium KO 3pm TV: None Radio: WHUFC.com Please comment on the match as it progresses.

Brighton v West Ham - Match Preview - The West Ham Way 16/08/2019 Deportivo Hammer. Well last week didn't quite go according to the plan, we were not really on the same level as Manchester City who in the 2nd half really put us to the sword. While in the 1st half I did feel we competed to a certain extent we never really put their keeper in any trouble.

Southampton v Liverpool, Everton v Watford and more – live clockwatch! Live updates: Join Barry Glendenning for all the latest from the Premier League, Football League and beyond.

'So good we gave him away for free' - Some West Ham fans didn't like coach's comments on player - Vital West Ham United Football is a funny old game and has it's weird and magical ways of making players become heroes in an instant, and former West Ham keeper Adrian is the latest name to experience this feeling.

Report: Pellegrini wanted to keep hold of cup-winning shot-stopper - Vital West Ham United Manuel Pellegrini has admitted that he was eager to retain goalkeeper Adrian this summer. Pellegrini said: "He's a very good goalkeeper. For different reasons, he couldn't find an arrangement to continue here. We wanted him here because not only is he a good goalkeeper, he's a good player for the squad also.

Haller Passes Fitness Test - Anderson Doesn't Although both players are due to have a late and final fitness test, it appears Hammers most expensive signing, Sebastian Haller, will make the starting line up against 'Bogey' team Brighton at the Amex Stadium this afternoon.

West Ham defender identified as target, director flying in coming week for talks Fenerbahce are in the market for a central defender and are targeting West Ham United's Angelo Ogbonna, reports Turkish newspaper Takvim. This summer Fener lost Martin Skrtel after his contract expired and they’re keen to replace him.

Pelle calls for an end to the "mistakes" Anuel Pellegrini is determined that we see the real West Ham in every game this season - starting today! Brighton away is an early acid test of where we are really at and all that happened at the London Stadium last weekend will be forgiven if we come away with a point or three.

Micah Richards says Aston Villa blocked West Ham and Sunderland moves West Ham United and Sunderland wanted to sign him when he was at Aston Villa, says Micah Richards. Micah Richards has revealed on BBC Radio 5 Live that Aston Villa blocked him from joining West Ham United and Sunderland.

Supporters split on Brighton v West Ham result Claret and Hugh readers are split on the result of the Brighton v West Ham game this afternoon. Over 1,060 supporters took part in yesterday's poll with thirty-five per cent predicting an away win for West Ham, thirty-four per cent believe Brighton will win with the remaining thirty-one per cent predicting a draw.

Fantasy Match Report Manuel Pellegrini was confined to his bed, so Jack Sullivan took over. He surprised everybody by selecting Ogbonna, Diop and Balbuena to play alongside each other at the back. It became obvious fairly quickly that Brighton were finding it hard to achieve any level of penetration.

Can West Ham's lightweight midfield dig in away? One of the worrying aspects of the defeat against Manchester City was that the WHU midfield looked so lightweight. Anderson, Lanzini and For…

Brighton vs West Ham Predictions - What do pundits think of the Hammers' chances at the Amex? Media and TV pundit predictions for Brighton vs West Ham Round 2 August 17, 2019.

Premier League Archive of live commentary from the Premier League match Brighton vs West Ham. Read the play by play.

Football: 'Dream' West Ham switch for Dorchester's Martha Thomas DORCHESTER'S Martha Thomas likened her move to West Ham United as a "dream". Thomas, 23, a former Manor Park pupil, joined the Hammers from Le Havre AC and will don the number nine shirt in the forthcoming FA Women's Super League campaign.

Extended highlights: Brighton 1, West Ham 1 Brighton and West Ham split two goals inside five minutes of each other to play to a 1-1 draw at the Amex.

Pep backs Sterling to break the 30-goal barrier for City this season Pep Guardiola has backed Raheem Sterling to break the 30-goal barrier for Manchester City this season after telling the England star he wants more from him.

Knees up Mother Brown - West Ham United FC Online: Articles Welcome to game two of the season and, taking their eyes off the ball for once the fixtures people are sending us to the seaside on a weekend in August, rather than the traditional midweek fixture of a wet midweek in winter, though as I write this you'd be hard pushed to notice the difference.

Pellegrini opens up on Reid Winston Reid's future is becoming more and more of a worry. The central defender missed all of last season of course and has barely been seen in pre-season with intense care being taken over his comeback.

Hammers new boy may be added to squad There have been no further updates on the pair and we will need to wait until an hour before kick off to learn whether they are involved for the key match against Brighton and Hove Albion.

Liverpool fans will love Adrian's former West Ham team-mate's verdict after injury scare The Reds are hoping that Alisson's replacement will be fit to face Southampton.

'Could it get any worse?' - Lots of West Ham fans were fuming with injury update Injuries to West Ham players seem to be an ever-present problem for the club, and the latest update could see the team's two most expensive players miss out this weekend.

Report: West Ham player admits club need to 'improve on the basic aspects of playing football' - Vital West Ham United Lukasz Fabianski has admitted that West Ham need to improve on the basics of playing football following their opening game defeat to Manchester City.

Report: West Ham to be without record-breaking players for weekend clash - Vital West Ham United Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that West Ham duo Sebastien Haller and Felipe Anderson are both doubts for this weekend's game against Brighton.

Referee for Brighton v West Ham - Seagulls yet to lose a Premier League game under him Brighton record under Anthony Taylor in the Premier League - Stats ahead of BHAFC v West Ham 17 August, 2019.

Let's not be the sardines that follow a Brighton trawler 'Oh I do like to be beside the seaside' but when the particular coastal resort happens to be Brighton there's not an awful lot of love for the place from this particular West Ham supporter. Our last two visits to the Amex Stadium have been nothing short of nightmares!

Sam Quek and Jermaine Jenas predict score draws as West Ham go to Brighton Can the Irons make their mark in the league after last week's defeat?

West Ham footballer praises scheme designed to combat diabetes He said: "I got involved in the programme following a health check. Having a lifestyle advisor was really helpful; I started by cycling and then built up to things like the treadmill and now I'm eating a lot healthier as well. "The fact that Pablo and Carlos have joined us is excellent and the whole group have enjoyed it.

Opposition Q&A with Brighton After that battering against Man City last week, this weekend sees West Ham fans travelling the short distance to the south coast to Brighton to see if we can score our first goals, and secure the first points of the season.

Fab preaches a 'be prepared' message Lukasz Fabianski has gone into great depth about the deadly serious training regime which has been in place at Rush Green since the 0-5 humbling by Manchester City. The Hammer of the Year - describing the training as "intense" - said: "That's for sure, because the result against City wasn't a great one for us.

'We want more': Pep challenges Sterling to improve performances Sterling continued his excellent form from last season, when he scored 25 goals in all competitions for City, as he starred in a thumping 5-0 win for the Premier League champions.

Adrian hit by bizarre injury Former West Ham top man Adrian could miss tomorrow's game Southampton due to a bizarre injury. After the win against Chelsea, a pitch invader collided with him during the celebration as he slipped while running from security guards.

Brighton & Hove Albion v West Ham United Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Brighton and Hove Albion and West Ham United.

Brighton v West Ham: match preview Graham Potter is unlikely to make too many changes after the impressive away win at Watford, while Manuel Pellegrini will demand a reaction from West Ham.

West Ham taking cautious approach over Winston Reid comeback after 17-month injury hell West Ham will take no risks with defender Winston Reid as he bids to return to action after 17 months out with a serious knee injury. The centre-back is back in training but West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini is maintaining a cautious approach until he is convinced he is ready.

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Brighton 1 West Ham 1: Leandro Trossard's debut goal denies Hammers victory on the south coast West Ham were held to a 1-1 draw by Brighton at the Amex on another day when technology played its part in the Premier League. Brighton were celebrating and West Ham were ready to kick-off when Leandro Trossard scored in the first half, but after a long delay the strike was ruled out by VAR for offside.

Irons top striker prospect on recovery road Brilliant under 23 prospect striker Xande Silva is puttin his troubles behind him after after undergoing surgery in the summer. The 22-year-old Portuguese striker is still in the early stages of a long road to recovery, having suffered significant weight loss following an emergency operation on his stomach.

Brighton v West Ham team news The Seagulls began life under Graham Potter in fantastic fashion last week as they ran out 3-0 winners away at Watford, an own goal from Abdoulaye Doucoure and strikes from Neal Maupay and Florin Andone handing them a first competitive win since March.

Brighton vs West Ham preview: Tale of two stories on opening day The new season brought along plenty of optimism for both sides after strong summer transfer windows but while there was delight for one during the first game of the season, it was agony for the other.

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Pellegrini could be forced to bring in changes Yesterday Manuel Pellegrini admitted that Mark Noble remains unavailable due to a calf injury while revealing that Felipe Anderson and Sebastien Haller remain serious injury doubts for Saturday after suffering knocks with them not training in the early part of the week.

Poll: Will West Ham win, lose or draw against Brighton? Last six meetings: Brighton Won 3, West Ham Won 2, Drawn 1 All-time meetings: Brighton Won 18, West Ham Won 18, Drawn 15. Brighton have the slight upper hand in recent form but both teams have 18 wins apiece over their whole history. Glenn Murray has scored against West Ham six times.

Brighton v West Ham preview, predictions & possible XIs Brighton and Hove Albion host West Ham United on Saturday after two very contrasting opening weekend results for the respective sides. The Seagulls kicked off their Premier League campaign in style, with Graham Potter guiding his side to an impressive 3-0 win away to Watford in his competitive debut as Brighton manager.

West Ham captain Mark Noble: We'll be in for a shock at Brighton if we don't do the ugly things first The 5-0 defeat last weekend by Manchester City was brutal. I knew we would start the game well - and we did. It was the first one of the season, in front of our home crowd, and I thought the first half was fairly even. We don't start second halves well enough, though - and that's something which even plagued us at times last season.

Lawro's Irons prediction at Brighton Mark Lawrenson has trhe Hammers card marked for a draw at Brighton tomorrow. The team go in search of their first points of the season and the former Liverpool defender turned BBC prediction 'expert' reckons they will come away with one of them. Writing in his Friday column he says: Brighton's win at Watford surprised a few people.

How will West Ham line up against Brighton? Pablo Fornals set for full debut West Ham's club-record £45million signing Sebastien Haller is a doubt for their trip to Brighton so Javier Hernandez could start up front at the Amex. Haller suffered a knock against Manchester City last weekend and will be assessed by the club's medical department on Friday.

Sir Geoff puts big question mark over Rice's future Sir Geoff Hurst has delivered an unpalatable message to the club and fans by putting a huge question mark over Declan Rice's future.

Pelle descibes how we can overcome the Brighton bogey Manuel Pellegrini is determined the Hammers can buck the Brighton trend which has seen us become regular losers to the south coast side over recent seasons. Striker Glenn Murray is the Hammers bogeyman having scored six goals in five games against us with the Hammers taking just one point in 12 from the Seagulls since 2017.

Report: World Cup winning striker believes West Ham will struggle to keep key man - Vital West Ham United West Ham and England legend Sir Geoff Hurst has said that Manuel Pellegrini will find it difficult to keep hold of Declan Rice in the long-term.

Match Preview: Brighton v West Ham Today's blast from the past features a 1-0 victory at the Goldstone Ground, West Ham United's first ever win away to tomorrow's opponents, Brighton. It arrived nearly 106 years ago, on the 13th December 1913 in front of 6,000 spectators.

Pellegrini "very happy" for the one who got away Manuel Pellegrini has revealed the Hammers did what they could to keep long serving Adrian at the club this summer. The 32 year old was at the centre of talks over a new deal but after being sidelined over recent seasons decided a move was in his best interests.

West Ham boss can't make the same mistake and bench summer signing - Opinion - Vital West Ham United "Manuel was a big influence because in the end. He is one of the best coaches in the world and who doesn't want to work with people like that?!" As far as first impressions go, Pablo Fornals sure made a positive one in his first interview as a West Ham player speaking to the club's official website.

Left-back – in the changing room? - The West Ham Way Written by : @ConorCulver. Left back is often one of the most overlooked positions in football but arguably one of the most important. They have to deal with tricky right-wingers who are often some of the world's best players. We need to upgrade in that position, and we should have done so over the summer.

West Ham must snap early-season curse with win - Opinion - Vital West Ham United For the third season in a row, West Ham are at the foot of the Premier League table after the opening game of the season, and for the third season in a row, the Hammers need to find a way to get off it.

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend There are a few potential debuts on the cards, while a Southampton defender deserves praise for his charitable actions.

MARTIN SAMUEL: Don't indulge Pogba or he'll end up like Sanchez MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: Alexis Sanchez was indulged too long. That has always been the problem for Manchester United. Not that they started it.

Liverpool Super Cup hero Adrian rejected improved contract to stay at West Ham, reveals Manuel Pellegrini Manuel Pellegrini has revealed West Ham offered Liverpool's Uefa Super Cup hero Adrian an improved contract in a bid to keep him at the London Stadium. Adrian left West Ham on a free transfer over the summer in search of a No.1 spot after being back-up to Lukasz Fabianski last season.

Manchester Post Mortem - The West Ham Way They say three things are certain in life. Death, taxes and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City ripping West Ham to shreds every single year. The triumvirate of the unavoidable; always looming and seemingly impossible to steer clear of.

Supporters' August expectations revealed Over 1,170 West Ham supporters took part in a poll to reveal how many points that the Hammers can score in August,. We asked Claret and Hugh readers about their expectations of what the Premier League points tally will be at the end of August. West Ham last scored points in August in 2016 when the Hammers beat AFC Bournemouth 1-0.

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini admits Adrian regret after Liverpool’s Super Cup success He's a very good goalkeeper," said Pellegrini. "For different reasons he couldn't find an arrangement to continue here. "We wanted him here because not only is he a good goalkeeper, but he is a good player for the squad.

Pellegrini makes "we must play better" demand Manuel Pellegrini is refusing to set targets but does believe the team is now shaped in his image. But with just one game behind him he is refusing to be drawn into a guessing game on points, positions and the possibility of Europe.

'This man is still a god' - Lots of West Ham fans loves what legend had to say about club - Vital West Ham United As far as West Ham Premier League legends go, Paolo Di Canio sits as one of the most talented and as one of the most popular amongst supporters. The former attacker who made well over 100 appearances for the club is a player that many fans who remember his time in east London will admire for the good times he brought to West Ham.

'Caused too much mayhem' - Some West Ham fans have fond memories of former striker - Vital West Ham United Making the leap from any division to the Premier League is difficult for most players, but Diafra Sakho made it look easy.

Manuel Pellegrini suggests West Ham wanted to keep Adrian Adrian was Liverpool's hero in the Super Cup just a few months after leaving West Ham United on a free transfer.

Patient Ben will do whatever it takes Ben Johnson makes no secret of the fact that he's hoping and praying to catch the manager's eye this weekend. With everybody fit in his position. however, he my be struggling for a start but given his pre-season and the manager's often decision to make a surprise selection anything is possible.

West Ham Cup game to televised West Ham's Carabao Cup second-round tie at Newport County will be broadcast live in the UK by Sky Sports. Manuel Pellegrini's side will make the 360 miles round trip to Rodney Parade on Tuesday 27th August, with kick-off at 7.45pm.

Pellegrini reveals he wanted Adrian to stay at West Ham The Spaniard, who left West Ham as a free agent at the end of last season, only joined the Reds 10 days ago and found himself immediately thrust into the spotlight following an injury to Alisson.

Irons summer fears arrive after one match Team news doesn't come much worse on a quiet Thursday than to learn that two key players are likely to be missing on Saturday! Seb Haller and Felipe Anderson have been described as having picked up small knocks in Saturday's match against Manchester City and may miss out on his weekend's clash with Brighton and Hove Albion.

Arsenal and West Ham among latest Premier League clubs proving why a director of football is now necessary They go by a number of titles, working tirelessly throughout the transfer window to recruit the best players and maximise value. Whether labelled as sporting director, director of football or something else, the responsibilities are similar.

Newport vs West Ham and Lincoln vs Everton: Carabao Cup clashes live on Sky Sports Newport vs West Ham and Lincoln vs Everton have been selected by Sky Sports for live coverage of the Carabao Cup second round.

Haller and Anderson fitness doubts for West Ham Football365 - West Ham could be without star winger Felipe Anderson and new striker Sebastien Haller for Brighton clash.

Adrian's wall Great to see Adrian make the penalty shoot-out save that won Liverpool the European Super Cup. He struggled to win the Betway Cup with West…

Pellegrini shares disappointing injury update Manuel Pellegrini has told reporters that Felipe Anderson, Sebastien Haller and Mark Noble are all doubts for West Ham's away game against Brighton on Saturday. Anderson picked up a small thigh injury during the Manchester City game but now faces a late fitness test to prove himself fit.

West Ham injury news: Sebastien Haller and Felipe Anderson could both miss Brighton trip West Ham duo Sebastien Haller and Felipe Anderson are injury doubts for Saturday's game at Brighton. Hammers manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed both players suffered knocks against Manchester City last weekend and face late fitness tests ahead of the trip to the Amex.

Pellegrini - West Ham's season starts now The Hammers were handed the toughest possible start to the new Premier League campaign as they welcomed champions Manchester City to the London Stadium and they were soundly beaten 5-0.

Pellegrini on Jack Wilshere recovery Manuel Pellegrini has given his brief Brighton pre-match press conference at Rush Green this afternoon. The manager admitted it was not a great start to the season admitting his team made too many mistakes however said one defeat will not change the squad's mindset.

Hammers Supporters Unanimous In Joy For Adrian It would take a rather cruel hearted West Ham fan to not enjoy ex-Keeper Adrian San Miguel's moment in the spotlight, unless he is psychic there is no way the shot stopper would ever have envisaged playing in the 'Super Cup' final between Liverpool and Chelsea.

Door appears to be closing on Fernando Llorente joining West Ham Fernando Llorente seemingly won't be heading to West Ham United any time soon. Fernando Llorente remains without a club, more than a month since his Tottenham Hotspur contract came to an end. The striker's deal expired on June 30th, and with Spurs failing to activate a one-year option in his deal, he was release by Mauricio Pochettino's side.

West Ham news: Bent backs Zabaleta for regular games Darren Bent has said he thinks that West Ham defender Pablo Zabaleta should be playing every game for the Hammers after being benched versus Manchester City.

Report: Former Premier League striker claims West Ham defender isn't good enough - Vital West Ham United Former Premier League striker Darren Bent has questioned whether or not West Ham defender Ryan Fredericks has the quality to compete in the Premier League.

PDC delivers hugely optimistic Hammers prediction Paolo Di Canio reckons we are on our way to Europe after delivering a hugely positive view of the Hammers squad this season. He believes that we are ahead of the likes of Wolves and Leicester City in terms of quality and claims we have the best outside the top six.

So many options as Pelle considers Brighton squad With only Mark Noble injured, Manuel Pellegrini faces various questions as he muses his selection options for Brighton and Hove Albion. The first of course is the perennial left back issue and whether he sticks with a clearly out of form Aaron Cresswell or recalls Arthur Masuaku following the defender signing a new long term deal.

Albion v Irons - everything you need to know The Hammers have an immediate chance to rectify that poor start against Brighton at the Amex Stadium against confident Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday. Albion pulled the trigger on the Chris Houghton regime over the summer and ushered in a new era with the arrival of Graham Potter.

West Ham youngster can be next loanee to flourish following promising debut - Opinion - Vital West Ham United It might have been a disappointing defeat for West Brom come the end of the full-time whistle against Millwall, but Grady Diangana was able to leave a promising impact on his debut.

The Queen is Dead Take me back to dear old Boleyn, Put me on the train for Upton Park, Take me anywhere, Drop me anywhere, Barking Road, The chicken run But I don't care, I should like to see my……. Well, Saturday's game was an eye-opener that was for sure, not just the way the team performed either.

Report: West Ham attacker admits 5-0 defeat is wake-up call for club - Vital West Ham United West Ham winger Robert Snodgrass has claimed that the Hammers 5-0 defeat to Manchester City is what the club needed going forward in the new season.

Super Cup 2019: Adrian relives the rollercoaster journey from leaving West Ham to penalty shootout glory Adrian has gone from free agent to Liverpool hero in nine rollercoaster days after his controversial match-winning penalty save in the Super Cup shoot-out against Chelsea.

West Ham can make a statement by upsetting the status-quo in cup competition - Opinion - Vital West Ham United It's been over a decade since West Ham's last major cup final, and it has been a long and gruelling wait for supporters for the next one.

Premier League predictions: Lawro v swimmer Adam Peaty Mark Lawrenson takes on world champion swimmer Adam Peaty to make predictions for the latest round of Premier League fixtures.

Jamie Carragher jokes Adrian can buy his house for free after heroics The 32-year-old, who had moved to Anfield just nine days ago on a free transfer after leaving West Ham, stopped Tammy Abraham's decisive penalty to clinch Liverpool's victory.

Adrian hails his whirlwind week after Super Cup hero SAMI MOKBEL AT THE VODAFONE ARENA: Liverpool stand-in goalkeeper Adrian hailed his 'crazy' week as he became the hero in Istanbul on Wednesday night.

'What a keeper!' - West Ham supporters go nuts over Adrian's penalty heroics for Liverpool West Ham news includes fan reaction to Adrian's heroics for Liverpool.

Adrian becomes a Liverpool Super Cup hero Adrian's move to Liverpool is currently paying off in spades with the former Hammers keeper becoming the hero of the night as Liverpool won the Uefa Super Cup via a penalty shoot out save.

Pellegrini gives blessing to Wilshere arrangement Jack Wilshere is bringing his former Arsenal physio Declan Lynch over from Ireland to keep him improve his fitness. The Irish physio struck up a special bond with both Wilshere and Theo Walcott, with whom he spent a lot of time during the duo's injury problems at Arsenal.

Geoff Hurst suggests position change for West Ham's Declan Rice West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice has impressed over the last year. West Ham United hero Geoff Hurst has told the Daily Star that he thinks Declan Rice has a future as a centre back rather than as a midfielder.

Looking ahead : Brighton, Watford and Norwich - The West Ham Way Written by : @JGriffithJourno. 5-0 versus Manchester City may not have been the ideal start, but let's look forward. We have three very exciting fixtures coming up, so we need to put that pre-season friendly behind us and preview our next three matches.

Away Days - Brighton - The West Ham Way After a thumping from Manchester City, our season really starts now. It would be silly to think this is a guaranteed win after Brighton put in a solid performance in their season opener, with their new striker Maupay getting on the scoresheet, but fans should feel confident that we can move on from our defeat and attack Brighton.

'He struggles with a lot' - Some West Ham fans take aim at defender following Q&A - Vital West Ham United Of all the players to receive criticism following West Ham's 5-0 lost to Manchester City, Aaron Cresswell has overwhelmingly taken the most from supporters.

'L incoming' - Lots of West Ham fans are not confident following League Cup draw The Hammers will travel to the south of Wales to League Two side Newport County in the League Cup after the Exiles defeated Gillingham on penalties. Despite being paired with a team three divisions below them, some West Ham fans were not too optimistic on social media following the draw.

Report: West Ham to face off against giant-killers in League Cup - Vital West Ham United West Ham have been drawn against Newport County in the second round of the League Cup. The Hammers will travel to the south of Wales to face off against the League Two side in what is likely to be an interesting game for Manuel Pellegrini's side.

West Ham news: Bent tears into inconsistent Felipe Anderson Darren Bent has torn into West Ham winger Felipe Anderson for his wildly inconsistent performances last season. Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the former England striker says that the Brazilian wide man has taken his breath away at times but that his top-class performances are too few and far between.

Exclusive: Alexandre Mlinde talks West Ham trials and his Leeds dream Young French goal-machine Alexandre Mlinde is eyeing a move to England - could Leeds United hand him a chance? They say the hardest thing in football is putting the ball in the back of the net. But, for Alexandre Mlinde, challenging that age-old cliché is simply second nature.

Where you get your Hammers news - the result West Ham fans have overwhelmingly turned away from the written press as a means of discovering news about their club. ClaretandHugh yesterday launched a survey to discover in the rapidly changing world of communications how and where the fans went for their information on things Hammers.

Your Premier League predictions: How your table for 2019-20 looks Manchester City to pip Liverpool to the title again? Check out the final 2019-20 Premier League table based on your predictions.

Poll: How many points will West Ham earn in August? West Ham have not scored a point in August since 2016! That season the Hammers lost to Chelsea 2-1 on an opening day before winning the only August win at the London Stadium with Michail Antonio the scorer in a narrow 1-0 win against AFC Bournemouth on 21st August 2016.

London Stadium Wi Fi a big step closer Exclusive by Sean Whetstone. London Stadium wide 'High-density Wi-Fi' took a massive step closer after a contract with mobile company O2 was signed by stadium owners E20 last week.

Left back in the changing room The new football season brings along a fresh sense of optimism and I am often buoyant about West Ham's chances. I watched the first 55 minutes on Saturday but elected to turn the television off when Gabriel Jesus scored City's third which was eventually ruled out by VAR.

Snodgrass admits defensive concerns The Hammers early-season optimism after winning their final three games of 2018-19 campaign was short-lived as Pep Guardiola's Manchester City secured a 5-0 triumph at the London Stadium on Saturday.

Previous transfer target could still have last laugh Wilfred Bony could have the last laugh at West Ham's expense! The previous Hammers transfer target now 30 who previously played for Swansea City, Manchester City and Stoke City is now training with Newport County as a free agent and could yet sign for the Welsh outfit before the Hammers Carabo Cup draw at the end of the month.

West Ham news: Bent questions Premier League quality of Fredericks In the latest West Ham news, Darren Bent has questioned whether full-back Ryan Fredericks is really Premier League quality.

Manuel Pellegrini's future, the left back problem and 2020 transfers - West Ham live Q&A We've not done one of these for a while so it's about time we brought it back.

West Brom fans react to West Ham loanee Grady Diangana's debut West Ham United youngster Grady Diangana made his West Bromwich Albion debut having joined the Baggies on loan this summer. A number of West Brom fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Grady Diangana's display in the Baggies' Carabao Cup defeat to Millwall on Tuesday, with many lauding the West Ham loanee.

West Ham have tough day on first day of VAR At one stage, it was the Manchester City fans who were chanting their disapproval, despite the fact that all but one of the decisions went their way. Some of the decisions were tight. City were denied one goal by an offside that was barely an inch the wrong side of the line, while they were given another that looked more offside than that one.

'He is going to be here for years' - Some West Ham fans were excited after interview from player - Vital West Ham United Despite summer interest from Manchester United, it appears that Issa Diop is here to stay at West Ham. Speaking to France Football via Sport Witness, the French central defender spoke about his desire to improve as a player at the east London side, and that the didn't see West Ham as a springboard club.

Fabio Daprela predicts West Ham fans will love Albian Ajeti West Ham United snapped up Albian Ajeti last week. West Ham United landed a big-money striker in Sebastien Haller earlier this summer, but still needed one more attacker to help Manuel Pellegrini's attack.

Hammers has history with Newport West Ham will make a 360 miles round trip to Wales to face Newport County in the Carabao Cup on a mid-week game in late August. West Ham were drawn in the southern pool which is supposed to reduce travel for away supporters but it won't feel like that for many Hammers fans.

Sir Geoff makes big Hammers home claim Sir Geoff Hurst believes the London Stadium has now turned into West Ham's true home. And he makes the long held point by many that results determine the mood of fans on how they feel about the stadium rather than perhaps the sentiment attached to Upton Park.

Snodgrass pinpoints a 17 goal problem Mind you, the point he made hasn't been lost on the fans who were discussing the same problem throughout pre season where the team managed to concede 12 goals in six games. It's not rocket science working out the problem yet another five went into the back of our net in the game with City.

West Ham fans send Manuel Pellegrini a team selection message for Brighton clash The Hammers travel to the AMEX on Saturday in the Premier League.

'I'd rather have Tony Pulis' - Lots of West Ham fans don't like the idea of manager taking over - Vital West Ham United The thought of Jose Mourinho managing a Premier League side again seems like a far-fetched idea, yet according to Stan Collymore, it could be more realistic than we think.

West Ham defender has the hallmarks to become a cult hero - Opinion - Vital West Ham United Having signed for a then club-record fee of £22m according to BBC Sport, Diop has more than proved his worth in just a single season with West Ham, playing all but five games for the club as appearance numbers from Transfermarkt show and putting on Man of the Match performances against the likes of Tottenham.

Macro photograph will please West Ham fans THIS is a stunning example of macro photography, which uses specialist lenses to show incredible detail in objects at very close range.

Carabao Cup 2nd round fixtures: Newcastle, West Ham, Everton, Leeds, Leicester learn fate 21:25: Well the draw is supposed to take place after the conclusion of this Salford City vs Leeds clash - but knowing the Carabao Cup - honestly anything could happen. Quite a few scalps exiting the competition Blackburn, Huddersfield, Middlesbrough and Wigan all losing with roughly ten minutes remaining.

Wilshere is paying to fly physio in from Ireland for private sessions EXCLUSIVE: Jack Wilshere has been plagued by injury in recent years. In his first season at West Ham he made only eight Premier League appearances following his free transfer from Arsenal.

Haller and Roberto greet West Ham United fans at Lakeside Store West Ham United supporters grasped the opportunity to meet summer signings Sebastien Haller and Roberto for the first time at the West Ham United store at Lakeside Thurrock for a signing event.

Carabao Cup second round draw in full Newcastle drew Leicester in the only all-Premier League tie in the EFL Cup second round. Nottingham Forest were handed a home tie against arch-rivals Derby.

Hammers off to Wales for first Cup match West Ham will travel to Newport County away from home in the second round of the Carabao Cup. The big clubs joined the party tonight and it means that we will be off on one of those possible banana skin trips which could prove embarrassing.

EFL Cup 2nd-round draw: Tricky trips for Everton, West Ham, Villa Everton and West Ham both face tricky trips following the draw for the second round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday night. Marco Silva's Toffees will head to League One Lincoln City, who won at Championship side Huddersfield in the opening round, while the Hammers will be heading to Wales to take on Newport.

West Ham to play Newport County in Carabao Cup second round The Hammers will see the tie as somewhat of a banana skin with the the Exiles carving themselves a reputation as giant killers after knocking Leicester City and Middlesbrough out of the FA Cup last season, and taking Tottenham to a replay in the same competition the season before.

Snoddy addresses the VAR issue Robert Snodgrass is all for VAR despite the hanging around waiting for a decision on issues. Just like the fans, players are left very much in the dark and for all the benefits VAR may bring it is unmistakable that it has drained the immediate pleasure from the game both on the terraces and the pitch.

Brighton vs West Ham: Prediction, tickets, live stream, TV, team news, lineup - Premier League 2019-20 preview Brighton vs West Ham: Premier League 2019-20: Venue: Amex Stadium: Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019 Kick-off time: 3pm BST. West Ham travel to the South Coast hoping to drastically improve on their start to the new Premier League campaign.

'Think this may hurt us' - Some West Ham fans wished player a quick recovery after injury - Vital West Ham United Injuries are an ever-present occurrence at West Ham, and club captain Mark Noble has been the latest to suffer a setback.