What a pair of screamers from Son and Pedro Obiang. Wow.
And the newly signed manager Sam Allardyce watched on from the crowd.
Over the past few decades, Conservative politicians have intermittently attempted to appropriate football and use it to their own ends. This has led to much embarrassment for everyone, but most of all them.
With the twilight of their first season at the London Stadium upon them, West Ham fans are well placed to give a balanced verdict on their new home. What’s more, they certainly don’t want a load of wonk journalists trying to do it for them.
While there are a whole host of former pros lining up to criticise refereeing standards on radio and television, very few decide to pick up the whistle themselves.
Aaron and Will get to the bottom of why every non-league team seems to employ players with the same four jobs. Also, the saddest MLS expansion team rally and whether West Ham screwed up with Payet.
Before West Ham left Upton Park, photographer Freddie Bonfanti decided to document the culture of the club and the area. Here, we look at his pictures of a time gone by.
In the form of ‘Insider’ columns and ‘Media Watch’, football clubs are embroiling themselves in the swirling maelstrom of transfer gossip. So, what’s in it for them?
With the commemoration of the birth of Our Lord coming up, we have decided to get to the bottom of what Christmas is all about – football clubs selling obscene amounts of merch.
With Boxing Day one of the most important dates in the domestic football calendar, we expect it to produce some serious entertainment. In 1963, expectations were exceeded by an absurd margin.
In the final portion of our Premier League Review, we look to the future of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez as well as the return of a dormant neuroticism amongst Arsenal fans.
In our second Premier League Preview of the week, we predict that this weekend could be the moment that the London Stadium finally comes into its own.