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EPL: Chelsea Lose 100% Record At West Ham

Chelsea dropped their first Premier League points after a frustrating London derby at West Ham. The visitors enjoyed 71% of possession at London Stadium, but failed to score for the first time this season. Despite seeing little of the ball, West Ham had the best chance to win it as Robert Snodgrass picked out the unmarked Andriy Yarmolenko on 78 minutes, but the Ukrainian sent his header wide. Second-half substitute Alvaro Morata almost made an instant impact for Chelsea, but he was unable to steer the ball past…

Manuel Pellegrini Appointed West Ham Manager

West Ham has confirmed that former Manchester City and Real Madrid boss Manuel Pellegrini has been appointed their new coach, The 64-year-old signed a three year deal with the hammers, the East London club said in an announcement on its website on Tuesday. This announcement is coming less than one week after former manager, David Moyes and his assistants left the English club following the club’s decision against extending their contracts, despite guiding the club to Premier League survival. Moyes was appointed in…

West Ham Manager David Moyes Leaves Club

West Ham United manager David Moyes has left the English club following the club’s decision against extending his contract, despite guiding the club to Premier League survival. A statement from the club on Wednesday read: “West Ham United can confirm that David Moyes has left the Club following the end of his short-term contract” The ex-Everton and Manchester United manager was appointed to replace Slaven Bilic in November with the club on relegation zone, he was given a short-term contract of six-months and guided…

CAF Awards: Moses’ Achievements Deserve Recognition

How exactly did Chelsea star Victor Moses not get onto the Confederation of African Football's three-man shortlist for their Player of the Year award? The Nigerian was one of the most outstanding African players of the last season, winning the Premier league title and reaching the FA Cup Final with the Blues, in addition to playing an integral part in the Super Eagles' qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Instead, CAF's final shortlist has Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, while Moses -…

West Brom Appoint Alan Pardew As New Manager

Alan Pardew has been appointed manager of West Bromwich Albion, after the sacking of former manager Tony Pulis over a week ago. The club confirmed the 56-year-old who was a former Premier League manager with West Ham, Newcastle and Crystal Palace signed a contract running until 2020 at the Hawthorns a two-and-a-half-year contract. He will take charge of Saturday’s home match against Crystal Palace. Alan, who was named both Premier League and LMA Manager of the Year in 2012 said: “I’m thrilled with the opportunity…

‘Knives To Throats’ As South Africa Seek Miracle For 2018 World Cup Qualification

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says his team have "knives to their throats" as they attempt an extraordinary qualification for the 2018 World Cup. Bottom-of-the-table Bafana Bafana face Senegal in Polokwane and Dakar between Friday and Tuesday and must win both matches to snatch first place in group D. Senegal top the table with eight points from four matches, Burkina Faso and Cape Verde have six from five, and South Africa four from four. South Africa and Senegal have an extra match because the 2-1 win by Bafana…

West Ham Sack Manager Slaven Bilic

English Premier League club, West Ham United have confirmed the sack of its manager Slaven Bilic on Monday, after they dropped into the relegation zone following Saturday's 4-1 home defeat by Liverpool at London stadium and Everton's victory against Watford. The 49-year-old Croatian replaced Sam Allardyce in June, 2015 and led the Hammers to a seventh-placed finish in his first season. Bilic also oversaw their move to the London Stadium but have only won two of their 11 Premier League games so far this season, despite…

Tottenham Ban Fans For Throwing Urine

Tottenham Hotspur have given life bans to two supporters after a cup filled with urine was thrown at West Ham United fans during a League Cup match at Wembley. Social media footage showed one person passing urine into a plastic glass before the other threw it towards the travelling supporters at the English national stadium last week. Tottenham investigated the incident and, after identifying the individuals concerned, have now issued lifetime bans to both men. "This kind of behaviour is not acceptable and we shall…
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