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When Slaven met Marko – A new signing adding to West Ham’s woes.

It’s all gone a bit pear-shaped for West Ham , hasn’t it? The move to the London Stadium was marred in controversy and fan violence, the season isn’t going well (to say the least), and the previously ‘Super’ Slaven Bilic is hanging by a thread. A bold new signing was what he needed at the […]

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Hopeful Hammers move for Hogan

With the January transfer window now upon us, the Premier League teams begin the scramble to find players to fill in holes left from the summer and either see out their early season success, or turn their form around. West Ham have been the Premier League team grabbing much of the January headlines with some […]

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West Ham : Fan Violence and the ‘London Stadium’.

From the Russian violence during the Euros over the summer, to the recent troubles that have been seen at the London stadium; violence and hooliganism has raised its ugly head yet again in the world of football. Since the days of the film “Green Street”, fan violence and dodgy cockney accents have been associated with […]

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Will West Ham become the real deal that they promise to be?

It may seem easy to forget that not too long ago; West Ham were relegated after finishing bottom of the Premier League. Six years on, and with a slick new 60,000 seater stadium, the brand of football demanded by the fans finally seems to be coming to fruition under Slaven Bilic. Despite falling off the […]

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4 things we learnt from the opening weekend of the Premier League

The ‘Big Club’ mentality is back. For over a decade before Leicester’s victorious crusade the so called ‘big four’ dominated England’s top tier. Sir Alex and the Red Devils struck fear into the hearts of their opponents, and Wenger’s invincibles showed a ruthless quality key to the consistent success of any top football club. In […]

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London’s Summer Transfers

Arsenal In: Granit Xhaka Out: Mikel Arteta, Tomas Rosicky Granit Xhaka is the Premier League’s most expensive summer signing so far (Reported to be around £35 million) Both Arteta and Rosicky have already left Arsenal this summer at the end of their contracts, having become fan favourites in their time at the Emirates. Although sad […]

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London’s 3 to watch at the Copa America

As the oldest continental football tournament began its 45th edition last week, FCapitalSport takes its look at some of the London stars involved in this prestigious competition. Alexis Sanchez (Chile + Arsenal) Alexis Sanchez has scored 31 goals in 96 appearances for Chile. Chile began their defence of the Copa America title this week with […]