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Eye On The Enemy; Crystal Palace (H)

By on January 13, 2017 in Interviews, Match Preview
Well, we could sure do with a win right now, couldn’t we? With everyone having already been laughing at the club, the humiliating FA Cup exit, now with Dimitri Payet-gate in full swing we could really do without a former manager coming back to inflict further pain on us. Oh, what’s that? Big Sam manages...

Payet-gate; Team Need To Stand Up And Be Counted

  West Ham’s season can’t look any gloomier. We have hit rock bottom. A 5-0 mauling in the FA cup was followed by news, this morning, that Dimitri Payet has requested to leave. What happens next with the player remains to be seen, and, Bilic has set his stall out. You are staying, you have...

Join The Iron Views Team!

By on January 11, 2017 in Uncategorized
We are currently looking for some new writers to join our team here at Iron Views, this season has thrown up more talking points than we could have imagined so there is plenty of scope for topic. But, I Haven’t Written For A Site Before? This doesn’t matter. If you have a voice, and, more...

Our Desperate Hunt For Recruits

By on December 22, 2016 in Latest News, Opinion, Transfer News
Despite having climbed the Premier League table in recent weeks, extending the gap between ourselves and the relegation zone to five points, we are continuing to work on bringing fresh faces to the Olympic Stadium, reportedly contacting the Premier League’s top sides ahead of the transfer window. Despite such moves being long shots in the...

New System The Key To Byram Success

By on October 29, 2016 in Opinion
When West Ham signed Sam Byram from Leeds United last January there was a great deal of fanfare about the player and how we fought off Everton for the hot prospect. However, the deeper you delved it seemed that we were signing a player who was not yet 100% a Right Back nor 100% a...

I’m Forever Blowing Balon D’or’s

By on October 25, 2016 in Latest News, Opinion
This week something quite remarkable happened. Something I honestly never thought would happen in my lifetime. West Ham’s Dimitri Payet has been nominated for the Balon D’or. Sitting alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi is a footballer who plies his trade for West Ham United. Nobody could have predicted this when we signed him last...

Eye On The Enemy – Sunderland (h)

By on October 21, 2016 in Interviews, Match Preview
After the win at Palace, we’ve got a home game against Sunderland. Bottom of the table, winless, Sunderland. If we win this game, surely we can put our poor start behind us and move on with our season. Plus, we won’t have to face off against Sam Allardyce, which is a relief…! I spoke to...

Eight Things We Learnt; Crystal Palace (a)

By on October 18, 2016 in Match Report, Opinion
A torrential downpour at Selhurst Park created a gloomy atmosphere which suitably matched the current predicament at West Ham, but I can finally begin to see light at the end of the tunnel after what could prove to be a crucial victory that turns our season around. The look on our manager’s face at the...

Eye On The Enemy – Crystal Palace (A)

By on October 14, 2016 in Interviews, Match Preview, Opinion
Eighth game of the season and it’s another London derby, with the short journey to SE London. Hopefully, James Tomkins plays and scores a hat-trick of celebrated own goals. I won’t hold my breath though. We spoke to our friends at @TheEaglesBeak – www.theeaglesbeak.com – about the game at the weekend, as always a big...

Where Have The Owners Gone Wrong?

By on September 30, 2016 in Opinion
  The atmosphere around the club has been getting more sour by the game this season with discontent fans already pressing the panic button whilst the more optimistic bunch of us have tried to keep everyone level headed. I recently got a lot of stick on Twitter when I voiced annoyance at the owner’s. The...

Does Daniel Levy hate West Ham?

By on February 6, 2015 in Opinion
It was a frustrating Transfer Deadline Day for West Ham. Despite being linked with several players and hours of negotiations, sadly no new faces appeared at Chadwell Heath before the window slammed shut. Emmanuel Adebayor was apparently one of those potential faces and it’s arguably a shame that a deal didn’t get over the line....

West Ham: Now officially a good team

By on January 27, 2015 in Opinion
I watched West Ham’s FA Cup fourth round match with more interest than usual, given that Bristol City have long been my nearest Football League side geographically. And while it was not the most thrilling encounter in West Ham’s history, the win provided us with the perhaps the best opportunity in recent years to bring...

Will the real Andy Carroll please stand up?

By on January 26, 2015 in Opinion
The superlatives know no end when it comes to Andy Carroll. Just take the two quotes below as an example: I.Holloway in 2010 – “He’s the best striker in the Premiership.” J.Hartson this season on Match of the Day – “Swansea simply could not cope with him and it was the sort of display I...

Jonjo Heuerman – a remarkable young man

By on January 19, 2015 in Interviews
Jonjo Heuerman is a remarkable person and has deservedly become a West Ham hero at a young age. His charity events have not only raised a lot of money for his chosen cause, but have also massively raised their profile too. When Jonjo got in touch with me and asked me to run another interview...