Tag Archives: West Ham

Sportsthoughts (136) – West Ham’s wacky start to the season

Just four games in. I’d have been hoping for six points and we’ve got six points. I’d have expected losses away to Arsenal and Liverpool, wins at home to relegation candidates, Leicester and Bournemouth. So we beat Arsenal and Liverpool … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (135) – Premier League predictions 2015-16

So another Premier League season is upon us and West Ham have already been knocked out of the Europa League! Still, until they do something about those interminable Thursday evening matches, few English sides will give it the priority it … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes – 100

Appropriate, perhaps, to return to the Olympic Stadium for the 100th lovelondonscenes. We were there yesterday to watch some athletics – the Sainsbury Anniversary Games, part of the Diamond series of international competition. I enjoyed the opportunity, too, to see … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (134) – #SlavenIsAHammer!

So West Ham have their new manager. It’s Slaven Bilic, who played for the Hammers in the mid-nineties and has had an impressive managerial career so far, notably when managing the Croatian national team – his team. I’m really pleased … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (132) – Quins’ and Hammers’ seasons splutter to a close

It’s been a bit of a damp squib of an end to the football and rugby season, at least if you support West Ham and Harlequins. Both have had little to play for, for some time now, and it shows. … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (127) – Managerial madness at the Irons and Bees

By which I mean the madness directed at the managers… Now, regular readers of this blog will recall that I’ve not been a big fan of Sam Allardyce at West Ham. Last season, I was in the Sam out camp, … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (123) – Premier League half time report

Just past the halfway point in the Premier League season; time for a few thoughts on what’s gone on so far. Top two predictable, rest pretty crazy. Chelsea and Man City are streets ahead of anyone else. Chelsea, in particular, … Continue reading

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