5/7 shots on target: How Chicharito & Antonio impressed v Southampton

Sunday 20 Aug
Updated Sunday 20 Aug 13:11

5/7 shots on target: How Chicharito & Antonio impressed v Southampton

Despite suffering a late loss to Southampton on Saturday West Ham United can still take positives from the contest on the south coast.

Chicharito got his first two Premier League goals for the Hammers since signing this summer and the fixture also saw the return of Michail Antonio to action, who looked lively until his substitution midway through the second period.

Team news: Antonio and Rice start at Southampton

Saturday 19 Aug
Updated Saturday 19 Aug 14:00

Team news: Antonio and Rice start at Southampton

Michail Antonio is back in the West Ham United starting XI at Southampton

 

Slaven Bilic has made four changes to his starting XI for today’s Premier League fixture at Southampton.

With West Ham United going down to a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United in their opening match at Old Trafford last weekend, the manager has opted to freshen things up for the visit to St Mary’s Stadium.

Winston Reid signs new long-term West Ham United contract

Friday 18 Aug
Updated Friday 18 Aug 17:35

Winston Reid signs new long-term West Ham United contract

 

West Ham United are delighted to announce that Winston Reid has signed a new long-term contract with the Club.

The long-serving centre-back has put pen to paper on a deal that will keep him in Claret and Blue until summer 2023, meaning he will potentially spend 13 years in east London.

The New Zealand international has become a true Hammers hero since joining the Club in 2010, being voted Hammer of the Year in 2013 and making his 150th Premier League appearance last weekend.

Slaven Bilic column: I'm confident we'll see a reaction

Friday 18 Aug
Updated Friday 18 Aug 11:32

Slaven Bilic column: I'm confident we'll see a reaction

Slaven Bilic

The Hammers boss writes his exclusive pre-match weekly column for ‪whufc.com ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash at Southampton…

As you can imagine, there was huge disappointment in the dressing-room after our first game of the season at Manchester United last week.

In pictures: Hammers train for Saints showdown

Thursday 17 Aug
Updated Thursday 17 Aug 16:30

In pictures: Hammers train for Saints showdown

Captain Mark Noble moves the goalposts!
Captain Mark Noble moves the goalposts!
Joe Hart gets down - right down - to make a save!
Joe Hart gets down - right down - to make a save!
Marko Arnautovic was in high spirits on the training pitch
Marko Arnautovic was in high spirits on the training pitch
Who can blame Michail Antonio for smiling? He's fit to face Southampton on Saturday
Who can blame Michail Antonio for smiling? He's fit to face Southampton on Saturday
Angelo Ogbonna cools down on a humid morning at Rush Green
Angelo Ogbonna cools down on a humid morning at Rush Green
Declan Rice looks focused as he looks to build on his impressive display at Old Trafford
Declan Rice looks focused as he looks to build on his impressive display at Old Trafford
Pablo Zabaleta shares his experience during Thursday's training session
Pablo Zabaleta shares his experience during Thursday's training session
Edimilson, Cheikhou, Diafra and Arthur strike a pose
Edimilson, Cheikhou, Diafra and Arthur strike a pose
Chicharito enjoyed Thursday's session
Chicharito enjoyed Thursday's session
The Big Man is back...
The Big Man is back...
...and so are Cheik and Michail!
...and so are Cheik and Michail!
The manager gets his point across to AC
The manager gets his point across to AC
Time to put in the hard yards
Time to put in the hard yards
Could Sead Haksabanovic be involved in the first-team squad on Saturday?
Could Sead Haksabanovic be involved in the first-team squad on Saturday?
Captain Mark Noble moves the goalposts!1
Joe Hart gets down - right down - to make a save!2
Marko Arnautovic was in high spirits on the training pitch3
Who can blame Michail Antonio for smiling? He's fit to face Southampton on Saturday4
Angelo Ogbonna cools down on a humid morning at Rush Green5
Declan Rice looks focused as he looks to build on his impressive display at Old Trafford6
Pablo Zabaleta shares his experience during Thursday's training session7
Edimilson, Cheikhou, Diafra and Arthur strike a pose8
Chicharito enjoyed Thursday's session9
The Big Man is back...10
...and so are Cheik and Michail!11
The manager gets his point across to AC12
Time to put in the hard yards13
Could Sead Haksabanovic be involved in the first-team squad on Saturday?14

 

West Ham United were at near full-strength on the training pitch as Slaven Bilic prepared his squad for Saturday's Premier League fixture at Southampton.

Michail Antonio is in line for his first appearance of the season, while Cheikhou Kouyate and Andy Carroll were also all smiles as they took to the pitch at Rush Green, and are both set to return at Newcastle United on 26 August.

Club photographers Arfa Griffiths and Avril Husband were on hand to capture all the action as West Ham got down to work on Thursday morning.

 

Marko Arnautovic changes shirt number

Wednesday 16 Aug
Updated Wednesday 16 Aug 17:40

Marko Arnautovic changes shirt number

Marko Arnautovic will wear the No7 shirt for the 2017/18 season, after the Premier League ratified his request to change from 27 following the opening game of the campaign at Manchester United.

Cheltenham tie picked for TV coverage

Monday 14 Aug
Updated Monday 14 Aug 11:00

Cheltenham tie picked for TV coverage

Cheltenham Town's LCI Rail Stadium

West Ham United's Carabao Cup second round tie against Cheltenham Town has been selected for live broadcast by Sky Sports.

The Hammers will travel to the LCI Stadium for a 7.45pm kick-off on Wednesday 23 August.

West Ham take on the Robins at the same stage of the competition for the second time in five seasons, after a Boleyn Ground meeting between the clubs in August 2013.

Team News: Joe, Zaba, Arnie and Chicha all handed full Hammers debuts at Old Trafford

Sunday 13 Aug
Updated Sunday 13 Aug 15:07

Team News: Joe, Zaba, Arnie and Chicha all handed full Hammers debuts at Old Trafford

Old Trafford

 

Slaven Bilic has handed no fewer than four players their full West Ham United debut in today’s 2017/18 Premier League opener at Manchester United.

Former Red Devils striker Chicharito, ex-Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta, Citizens loanee Joe Hart and ex-Stoke City winger Marko Arnautovic are all in the Super Sunday starting XI at Old Trafford.

Date set for Carabao Cup tie

Friday 11 Aug
Updated Friday 11 Aug 18:00

Date set for Carabao Cup tie

Cheltenham Town

West Ham United will travel to Cheltenham Town in the second round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday 23 August, kick-off 7.45pm.

The Hammers have been drawn against the League 2 side for the second time in five seasons, having played them at the Boleyn Ground at the same stage of this competition in August 2013, triumphing 2-1 thanks to goals from Ricardo Vaz Te and Ravel Morrison.