August 2022 #126 (PDF)



In this issue:
Celebrating 10 years of Blowing Bubbles!
From Allardyce to the Europa League – It’s been quite the journey following every twist and turn of life as a West Ham fan
‘Writing about something you love can be an emotional rollercoaster’ – Our team explain why they enjoy writing for our fanzine
Phil Parkes: ‘It’s been too long since we won a trophy – Now is the season to end our drought’
George Parris: ‘The longer the Lingard saga dragged on, the less likely it was we’d sign him’
The Big Interview with Igor Stimac: ‘The local influence in dressing room is what made West Ham so good’
Claret and Hugh’s Hugh Southon: ‘Plenty of questions left to be answered around our Soucek saga’
Delight as Scamacca ends our 1,000 day search for a striker
Can Aguerd hit the ground running or will he need some time to settle?
We hear from a Swansea fan on new-man Flynn Downes: ‘He’s good on the ball and gives his all but doesn’t score enough’
We ask: Will we see a changing of the goalkeeping guard this season?
We look in-depth at our pre-season games and suggest they showed there’s much more work to do
We wonder why are our Academy players struggling to make their mark?
And much, much more