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By Ian Toal

Make no mistake, we are in yet another relegation battle.

Ian Holloway's programme notes for Tuesday's match against Birmingham talked about us being just five points away from the play-offs.

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Charlton's unbeaten run stretched to nine games after battling out a draw with a much-fancied Middlesbrough side at The Valley.

In a largely lacklustre game it took the Addicks until injury-time to get a shot on target but it was a moment which nearly saw them nick the points.

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Mark Noble said his side with have a tough job defending against Manchester United's star-studded strike force but believed West Ham would offer an offensive threat of their own.

United boss Luis van Gaal has Wayne Rooney, Robin Van Persie, Angel Di Maria, Radamel Falcao and Juan Mata to chose from in the clash at Old Trafford today.


West Ham captain Kevin Nolan believes his teammates can beat Manchester United on Saturday.

But he said it's the form of his own side which gives him hope, rather than United's defensive collapse against newly promoted Leicester City last weekend.

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West Ham's summer signing has rejected accusations his move north of the river was mistake.

The young midfielder left Charlton in July just weeks after he was voted the Addicks player of the year.


West Ham's Karren Brady has given the biggest indication the club would veto any bid by Tottenham to make a temporary move to the Olympic Stadium.

West Ham unveil images of new stadium

By Rob Virtue on September 23, 2014 5:19 PM |

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New computer generated images of how the Olympic Stadium will look once West Ham move in have been released by the club.

Fan's Roar: Miserly defence is Millwall's key

By Rob Virtue on September 22, 2014 10:13 AM |



by Ian Toal

After a couple of consecutive defeats we had to stop the rot against table-topping Nottingham Forest for their visit to The Den on Saturday.

It was a nil-nil draw but we didn't shut-up shop and aim to repel the opposition. We were the team on top for the majority of the match.

West Ham: Allardyce hails "best win"

By Jack Pinnock on September 21, 2014 5:12 PM


Sam Allardyce described his side's win and performance as 'his best as West Ham manager', after the Hammers defeated Liverpool 3-1 at Upton Park on Saturday evening.

Two goals in the opening minutes gave the Hammers the perfect start before a late goal sealed a deserved victory.

A stellar performance from West Ham resulted in the Hammers securing a 3-1 win over title contenders Liverpool in the late kick-off at Upton Park.

The Hammers were desperately searching for their first home league win of the campaign, and showed Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool exactly what they are capable of.

Fan's Roar: Worrying signs for Millwall but don't panic

By Rob Virtue on September 17, 2014 9:18 AM |



by Ian Toal

The initial three matches following the International break was always going to be tough test for the Lions.

Despite Ipswich not having started the season that well we haven't had a good record at Portman Road in recent years and former Millwall boss Mick McCarthy has proved a real thorn in our side.

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Charlton manager Bob Peeters said his efforts to get a striker in on loan are being thwarted by extortionate wage demands.

The Addicks, who remain unbeaten this season after Tuesday night's 1-1 draw with Wolves, are looking to bolster their forward line after missing out on Andy Delorte in the transfer window.

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Charlton lost their 100% home record on Tuesday night but preserved their unbeaten run in the league this season.

A first half opener from Andre Bikey was cancelled out by Wolves captain Danny Batth in a night of end to end football at The Valley.


West Ham came from behind twice to claim a point against Hull City at the KC Stadium, in a match which saw the goal of the season so far from Enner Valencia.

The Hammers record against the Tigers was promising before today's game, winning five out of seven games and losing only once.

Greenwich Olympian Zoe Smith makes hall of fame

By Rob Virtue on September 15, 2014 3:17 PM |


Weightlifting supremo Zoe Smith has been inducted into the London Youth Games Hall of Fame.

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