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West Ham boss Slaven Bilic calls on team to deliver early dent to Tottenham’s title ambitions

21 Sep

Slaven Bilic wants West Ham to hammer an early dent in Tottenham’s title ambitions. Bilic’s side effectively ended their rivals’ hopes last season with a 1-0 win at the London Stadium in May. With that derby victory still fresh in the mind, the Hammers boss wants a repeat performance against the team he concedes is […]

West Ham United FC news: Slaven Bilic demanding more from Marko Arnautovic after man of the match showing v Bolton

20 Sep

Slaven Bilic watched Marko Arnautovic inspire West Ham to a 3-0 Carabao Cup victory over Bolton and then demanded more from the Austrian playmaker. Arnautovic marked his home debut after joining for £25m from Stoke during the summer by setting up goals for Angelo Ogbonna and Diafra Sakho before Arthur Masuaku struck an outstanding third […]

Premier League table: How Mark Lawrenson’s predictions this season compare to actual standings

19 Sep

Predicting Premier League results is a tricky business, as players of talkSPORT Predictor will tell you. And Mark Lawrenson, who sticks his neck out every week to hazard a guess over the scoreline of the action, will no doubt agree. So, while we might only be five games into the 2017/18 season, talkSPORT.com couldn’t resist having a […]

West Ham United FC news: Slaven Bilic admits he is struggling to pair Andy Carroll with Javier Hernandez

18 Sep

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic believes it is ‘almost impossible’ to partner Andy Carroll and Javier Hernandez in attack despite admitting goalscoring has been a problem this season. The Hammers welcome Bolton to the London Stadium on Tuesday night for their Carabao Cup third-round clash. Saturday’s goalless draw at West Brom continued an upturn for Bilic […]

The last time each of the Premier League’s current 20 clubs were top of the league – revealed!

16 Sep

If Watford beat Manchester City this weekend they will go top of English football’s premier division for only the second time in the club’s 136-year history. The last time the Hornets were in top spot – well, you can find out how long ago that was by checking out the countdown above, as well as […]

The last time each of the Premier League’s current 20 clubs were top of the league – revealed!

15 Sep

If Watford beat Manchester City this weekend they will go top of English football’s premier division for only the second time in the club’s 136-year history. The last time the Hornets were in top spot – well, you can find out how long ago that was by checking out the countdown above, as well as […]

Premier League managers’ distance from their birthplace to the club they manage revealed

14 Sep

Roy Hodgson is back in football, having been appointed the new Crystal Palace manager.  The Eagles ran out of patience very quickly with Frank de Boer, getting rid of him after four games in charge of the south London club.  Hodgson now has the chance to rebuild his reputation after England’s Euro 2016 shambles and […]

Premier League managers’ distance from their birthplace to the club they manage revealed

13 Sep

Roy Hodgson is back in football, having been appointed the new Crystal Palace manager.  The Eagles ran out of patience very quickly with Frank de Boer, getting rid of him after four games in charge of the south London club.  Hodgson now has the chance to rebuild his reputation after England’s Euro 2016 shambles and […]

Andy Carroll insists West Ham squad are behind Slaven Bilic after 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town

12 Sep

Andy Carroll insists the West Ham squad are right behind manager Slaven Bilic. The Hammers lifted some of the pressure on Bilic with a 2-0 win over Huddersfield on Monday night to collect their first points of the season. “We needed the win,” striker Carroll said. “It’s been tough but the lads are behind the […]

West Ham United 2-0 Huddersfield Town: Hammers players rated and slated

12 Sep

Slaven Bilic’s West Ham secured a much needed win after a torrid run of results in their opening three games.  Huddersfield came to the London Stadium on Monday night yet to concede a goal but second half strikes from Pedro Obiang – albeit with a massive deflection – and Andre Ayew handed the beleagured Hammers […]