West Ham start life in the Championship with a stern test at home to Cardiff City.  This is followed by Donccaster and Watford away and Leeds at home.  Certainly not the easiest of starts for the Hammers and a quick litmus test of whether Sam has got the team organised and motivated.  Some midweek games have upset Hammers hoping to make a weekend of it, including Southampton away, and a boxing day trip to Birmingham or a New Year#s Eve match against Derby might require some extra special boxes for the missus under the Christmas tree.

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  • A little worried about the amount of money Sven is spending over at Leicester, seems they are serious about getting up. Hope we get another couple of players in.