Preview: Manchester City vs. West Ham United

February 26, 2021

Manchester City will be looking to make it 20 straight wins in all competitions when they continue their Premier League campaign at home to top-four chasing West Ham United on Saturday afternoon. The Citizens made it 19 straight victories with a 2-0 success away to Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday night, while West Ham will enter the contest off the back of a 2-1 home success over…


Almunia Hopes To Extend West Ham stay

Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia says he hopes to extend his loan at West Ham. The 34-year-old was signed by the Hammers as cover for Robert Green after falling out of favour at the Emirates. Almunia is set to deputise for Green once again at Southampton on Tuesday night and admits he is enjoying his spell with the club. “It’s good to feel the game again,” he told The Sun. “We…

October 18, 2011

West Ham Sign Almunia On Emergency Loan

West Ham United have signed the Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia on an initial one-month emergency loan. Sam Allardyce, the manager, moved quickly for the 34-year-old after learning that Robert Green faces around six weeks out with a knee cartilage injury. “We’ve been hot on the phone and secured an excellent signing in the short-term in Manuel Almunia from Arsenal,” said Allardyce. “It’s a big thank you again to Arsène Wenger…

September 30, 2011

Nsofor Conceives Manchester United Defeat

Sparkling Obinna Nsofor provided the fulcrum that propelled West Ham to a 4-0 hammering of holders Manchester United in the Carling Cup quarterfinal on Tuesday night. The victory sends the Hammers to their first Cup semifinal in 20 years. Nsofor, who notched up his first goal in English football only last weekend, set up all four goals to snap United’s 29-match unbeaten streak in all competitions. Playing under snowy conditions,…

December 1, 2010

West Ham’s Behrami: Victor Obinna will scare Arsenal

West Ham defender Valon Behrami has warned Arsenal that they should fear on-loan forward Victor Obinna. The 23-year-old is on loan at Upton Park from Inter Milan and has made an impressive impact with the Hammers, his pace and power troubling defences. As West Ham prepare to travel to Arsenal this weekend, Behrami believes that Obinna is the key to getting something from the Gunners. Behrami is quoted in the…

October 29, 2010

Have Your Say: Who Has Been The Most Improved Player Of The Season So Far? offers you the chance to have your voice heard… Teams like Lazio, West Bromwich Albion, Villarreal, Mainz and Brest have elbowed their way towards the business end of their respective league tables at the start of the 2010-11 season. It has been refreshing to witness clubs of relatively modest standing breathe new life into title chases across the continent thanks to a blend of innovative coaching methods and the…

October 26, 2010