Today’s Daily News Roundup from @IronsNews:
Brady Clarifies culture comment
West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady has moved to clarify comments she made on Wednesday after apparently suggesting the club had “no culture” when she arrived.
Brady has since taken to Twitter to clarify her comments, stating (sic): “At Leaders was asked about corporate culture at WHU explained our world renowned heritage is what sets us apart shame not reported that way.”
West Ham to make ‘Iron Men’ film about move from Boleyn Ground to London Stadium, confirms Karren Brady
The film, which will be titled Iron Men, is set to follow seven supporters. No release date has been confirmed for the movie, which Brady announced at the Leaders Sports Business Summit.
Brady also added that the film will be about the “transition of the values and history” of West Ham between the departure from their home of 112 years and their arrival at their new ground, the 2012 Olympic Stadium.
‘Everything will change’ for Simone Zaza after first West Ham goal, insists Pedro Obiang
West Ham have endured a disappointing run of results and with so many forwards out injured Zaza’s slow start has attracted criticism from sections of the club’s fanbase.
But Obiang is adamant the outlook for Zaza – and the team in general – will soon be much brighter.
“We just need one goal from Simone and I am sure that everything will change,” Obiang told the club’s official website.
West Ham youngsters reflect on being outmuscled by Adebayo Akinfenwa – ‘I’ve got a few cuts and bruises’
West Ham’s young defenders had never encountered an opponent with such an imposing stature as Akinfenwa and Pike was pleased to have tested himself against the towering 34-year old.
“It was a great experience for us and it’s not something we come up against in our league every week,” he told West Ham’s official website.
“It was hard marking Akinfenwa – he is certainly as strong as he looks.
Michail Antonio drives 135 miles to hand deliver signed shirt for charity after West Ham game
After running out of time to post to the shirt in time for a black-tie gala and auction in aid of neonatal units, Antonio fulfilled a promise to Richard and Charlotte Sharratt, founders of the Libby Mae Little Angels charity, by arriving with the shirt in hand.
Antonio, who turned up in his match day West Ham tracksuit, was thanked by attendees at the event for giving up his time.
Premier League in danger as Brexit ‘threatens 200 players’ warns West Ham chief Karren Brady
West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady has warned something must be done to maintain standards in the Premier League where “two-thirds” of players may struggle to get work permits if Britain leaves the European Union.
“There are around 200 players that it affects [in the league at the moment]… and that is a worry.”