Hammers will go back to basics tonight - Cottee

Friday 24 Nov
Updated Friday 24 Nov 16:28
Tony Cottee


West Ham United legend Tony Cottee believes West Ham United manager David Moyes will go 'back to basics' in his first home game in charge.

The Hammers host Leicester City at London Stadium on Friday evening and Cottee, who also played for the Foxes during his illustrious career, has called for unity among the Claret and Blue Army.

Cottee: We are looking, solid hard to beat and close to our physical peak

Thursday 19 Oct
Updated Thursday 19 Oct 13:06
Tony Cottee and Slaven Bilic


West Ham United are ‘looking solid, hard to beat and close to reaching a peak physical level’, according to Hammers great Tony Cottee.

The striker, who scored 146 goals in 336 appearances in Claret and Blue across two spells, says his former team’s recent performances have given him confidence that his old Club can yet enjoy a successful season.

‘Create chances for Chicharito and he will score’

Tuesday 17 Oct
Updated Tuesday 17 Oct 13:17
Chicharito celebrates scoring at Southampton in August


If West Ham United create chances for Chicharito, the striker will score goals.

That is the view of former Hammers striker Bobby Zamora, who knew a thing or two about finding the back of the net himself during a successful 17-year career.

Top 3 Pantomime Villains: Chris Scull Remembers...

Tuesday 03 Oct
Updated Tuesday 03 Oct 19:00

Chris Scull makes lists of things and asks if you remember any of them...

If pantomimes were just a bunch of nice characters being nice to each other, I doubt the pantomime industry would have taken off at all; proof surely, that life needs baddies. This is also true of football; sometimes you need a little spice, a little heat, to get the juices flowing.

Back five set foundation for Swansea success

Sunday 01 Oct
Updated Sunday 01 Oct 11:00
Jose Fonte and Diafra Sakho celebrate the striker's match-winner


Arthur Masuaku and Diafra Sakho will rightly take the headlines from the 1-0 Premier League win over Swansea City.

However, the foundations for Saturday’s success were laid by the back four and goalkeeper Joe Hart, who produced another solid performance at London Stadium.

Creator-in-chief Lanzini gives Bilic attacking options

Friday 29 Sep
Updated Friday 29 Sep 18:00
Manuel Lanzini

Manuel Lanzini’s return to the West Ham United squad gives manager Slaven Bilic welcome selection and tactical headaches.

Bilic has confirmed the Argentina playmaker is back in the matchday squad for Saturday’s Premier League fixture with Swansea City at London Stadium, immediately and markedly increasing the Hammers’ threat.