HARRY Redknapp made an abusive fan who reckoned he could perform better than his West Ham superstars come onto the pitch and play - then celebrated when he scored. The I'm A Celeb favourite hauled die-hard Hammers fan Steve Davies out of the stands, where he was smoking a cigarette and yelling criticism, and into the realms of football folklore. Launching into his now-famous anecdote mode, Harry explained: "There’s a guy next to the dug-out and he’s got West Ham tattooed all over his arms and neck, he’s got the earrings. After two minutes, he started on me.” Talking to journalist Jeff Maysh, the 71-year-old added that the man was yelling: "We ain’t got that Lee Chapman up front do we? I ain’t coming every week if he’s playing." So at half time, Harry took star striker Chapman off - and ordered mouthy Steve onto the pitch against Oxford City instead, asking him: "Oi, can you play as good as you talk?" As Steve explained: "I couldn’t … [Read more...] about Harry Redknapp pulled a West Ham fan out of the crowd and forced him to play a match after he abused footballers on the pitch – and he scored
NOEL EDMONDS is set to join Harry Redknapp in the Jungle as he heads out to Australia for I'm A Celebrity. The Deal or No Deal star makes his debut tonight after being convinced by host Declan Donnelly earlier in the year. What football team does Noel Edmonds support? Edmonds, 67, is a West Ham fan, having supported the club since he was a boy. So expect plenty of chat with former Irons boss and player Harry Redknapp in jungle. Redknapp managed the East Londoners between 1994 and 2001, and also began his playing career at former ground Upton Park in 1965. However, the TV star has also spoken of his affintity for Exeter. He tipped the League Two Grecians to defeat "underdogs" Liverpool in the FA Cup third round tie in 2016. Edmonds said: "With their injury issues and the up and down season they've had, of course they are underdogs. TASTY DISH This Morning fans go wild over 'fit chef' - who's got a very famous girlfriend RISING STAR Get to know singer and model Dua Lipa who has had a … [Read more...] about What football team does Noel Edmonds support, and is it a club Harry Redknapp has managed?
22 Nov From the section West Ham Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46308591 Read more about sharing. Marko Arnautovic is "happy" at West Ham says manager Manuel Pellegrini, amid reports the Austrian forward could leave the club.The 29-year-old, who joined from Stoke for £20m in July 2017, last week told Austrian newspaper Kurier he "wants to compete with the very best".Agent Danijel Arnautovic said his brother needs to "play for a top team" and it was "possible" he could leave."He has a contract, he is a West Ham player," Pellegrini said on Thursday."He is happy here. Every player wants to play for the biggest team, but I don't think he is thinking about that, but only about West Ham."Pellegrini has also said the club will try and sign former Arsenal and Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri, … [Read more...] about Marko Arnautovic is ‘happy’ at West Ham
WEST HAM are on course for the biggest club capacity in London after finally reaching a deal with the London Stadium owners. The Hammers were facing a four-week legal fight with landlord E20 over their attempts to get the maximum capacity at the former Olympic Stadium increased from its current 57,000. West Ham wanted the maximum gate raised to 66,000, some 4,000 bigger than will be housed at Tottenham’s new home adjacent to White Hart Lane when it opens next year. But on the first day of the court proceedings the club and the London Legacy Development Corporation, which owns E20, lawyers thrashed out a deal. It means West Ham will be able to sell up to 60,000 tickets with immediate effect, starting before Christmas, with an agreement that could see the eventual maximum at the club’s preferred 66,000 figure. In a statement the club said: “West Ham United and its landlord E20 have today agreed a plan which allows the club to sell additional seats for their matches … [Read more...] about West Ham set to have biggest stadium capacity in London after deal reached to extend seating to 66,000
19 Nov From the section West Ham Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46266969 Read more about sharing. West Ham defender Ryan Fredericks will miss the remainder of 2018 after being ruled out with a shin injury. The 26-year-old picked up the injury in West Ham's 1-1 draw with Huddersfield on 10 November.Fredericks joined the Hammers from Fulham on a free transfer in the summer, and was Manuel Pellegrini's first signing as West Ham manager. He will miss up to nine Premier League games, as Pellegrini's side struggles with injuries. Fredericks will join a host of West Ham players on the sidelines, including Manuel Lanzini, Andriy Yarmolenko, Winston Reid and Carlos Sanchez. West Ham's Andriy Yarmolenko set to miss six months after Achilles surgeryThis weekend West Ham will welcome back club captain Mark … [Read more...] about West Ham: Ryan Fredericks is out for the rest of 2018 with a shin injury