Posts Tagged ‘West Ham’

Season Preview: West Ham 3

Season Preview: West Ham


Next in our Season Preview is West Ham, who barely avoided relegation last season under Gianfranco Zola. With a new manager comes a new era at the club, and fans will be hoping for a less stressful season under Avram Grant.

Exclusive: Sir Geoff Hurst speaks to BPF 1

Exclusive: Sir Geoff Hurst speaks to BPF


In the latest of BackPageFootball’s big interviews, we spoke exclusively to England legend and 1966 World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst about England’s World Cup chances and going on at former club West Ham. (Words by Neil Sherwin) It’s rare that you get time to sit down and chat to a World Cup winner, let […]

Injury forces Ashton to quit 0

Injury forces Ashton to quit


West Ham and England striker Dean Ashton has been forced to retire from professional football after failing to recover from a long term ankle injury. The 26 year old began his career at Crewe Alexandra and moved to Norwich City before joining the Upton Park club for £7.25 million. There are suggestions that he may […]

This weekend's Premier League Preview 0

This weekend’s Premier League Preview


As the lead at the top narrows, Everton will look to do Manchester Utd a favour as they travel to Stamford Bridge, and Utd host Aston Villa at Old Trafford. Arsenal could drop out of the top four by the end of the weekend if they fail in their trip to Merseyside against a bolstered […]

Premier League Round Up - Week 15 0

Premier League Round Up – Week 15


Manchester City came from a goal down to beat league leaders Chelsea at Eastlands, allowing Manchester United to close the gap at the top of the Premier League. Carlo Ancelotti’s side had taken an early lead at the City of Manchester Stadium after an unfortunate own goal by Emmanuel Adebayor, but were undone by a […]