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Eight West Ham players in self-isolation with mild coronavirus symptoms

Karren Brady says unnamed players ‘seem to be well’Chelsea’s Pedro is separated from family by lockdownCoronavirus – latest updates | See all our coverageWest Ham have eight players in self-isolation showing mild symptoms of coronavirus, according to t…

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Karren Brady calls for Premier League to be made ‘null and void’ over coronavirus

• West Ham vice-chair says ‘only fair thing to do’ is cancel season• Brady’s controversial comments attract social media criticismKarren Brady, the West Ham United vice-chair, has called for the English football season to be declared “null and void” in…

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‘Goodbye to our history for nothing’: why West Ham fans are protesting

Stephen Cross, of the Hammers United supporters’ club, on why he and others will protest against the board on Saturday Next-level football: that was the dream West Ham fans were sold when we were asked to leave Upton Park. That was the rhetoric the boa…

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West Ham ban fan for wearing anti-board T-shirt at pitchside

Supporter cannot attend home or away games this seasonT-shirt called for Sullivan, Gold and Brady to goA West Ham supporter who wore an anti-board T-shirt while volunteering as a pitchside flag-waver before last week’s game against Liverpool at the Lon…

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Karren Brady under pressure to drop Sun column after ‘malcontents’ claim

• West Ham vice-chair wrote of ‘malcontents and keyboard warriors’• Brady has been repeatedly urged within the club to drop columnKarren Brady is facing pressure to drop her weekly column with the Sun after writing that “malcontents and keyboard warrio…

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‘It’s soulless here’: why West Ham fans are in revolt

When a football club moves from its historic home to a shiny new stadium, it leaves more than memories behind – as West Ham supporters are discovering at the London StadiumIt’s a mild Monday evening in April and 56,795 people, officially at least, have…

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Fragile mood blights West Ham’s first return since ugly crowd scenes | Jacob Steinberg

A toxic atmosphere at the London Stadium has led to heightened security for Saturday’s relegation match against SouthamptonIn different circumstances it would be possible simply to look forward to a day of huge significance at the bottom of the Premier…

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Karren Brady: ‘I’ve never walked away from anything – and I’m not going to start now’

The embattled West Ham CEO and Apprentice star says she is a champion of women’s rights. So why is she happy to work with men who are notorious for undermining them?Karren Brady is immaculate – navy dress, navy tights, navy shoes and Chanel belt, her h…

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West Ham’s Brady told by London mayor to withdraw claim of budget cuts

• Vice-chairman wrote to Sadiq Khan blaming the stadium owner• Monday meeting followed serious crowd trouble in loss to BurnleySadiq Khan has rebuked Karren Brady for claiming that cuts in the London Stadium’s security budget were responsible for the c…

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Delusions of stadium grandeur haunt West Ham and club’s owners | Richard Williams

West Ham once gave life to a part of east London, but the Boleyn ground is gone and the heart has been ripped out of the clubThe fate of the little memorial garden on Green Street, next to where the Boleyn ground’s main entrance once stood, is just one…

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West Ham accused of behaving like ostriches over abuse of fan

• MP asks Karren Brady why board were silent after fan threatened• Club were alerted to abuse by supporter group before meeting themWest Ham United have been described as behaving like “ostriches with their heads in the sand” by a Labour MP who has wri…

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Karren Brady to chair firm that owns Philip Green’s Arcadia group

West Ham United CEO takes over as head of Taveta after Anthony Grabiner stepped down with immediate effect

Karren Brady, the West Ham United chief executive and regular on The Apprentice, is to take over as chair of Sir Philip Green’s retail empire as Anthony Grabiner steps down.

Lord Grabiner, who has spent 15 years at the head of Taveta, is to step down with immediate effect. Taveta is the Green family firm, owned by Sir Philip Green’s Monaco-based wife Tina. It controls Arcadia , which in turn owns fashion chains including Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and Dorothy Perkins and previously included BHS.

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Trouble at London Stadium is down to ‘teething problems’ says Karren Brady

• West Ham vice-chairman defends problems at club’s new home
• ‘There have been 18 arrests. At Arsenal last season there were 60’

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady has defended the London Stadium’s suitability as a football venue, claiming the trouble that has taken place there this season is down to “teething problems”.

Brady, the stadium operators and the Metropolitan Police faced a two-hour grilling from the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee on Thursday morning following the crowd trouble at the ground this season.

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West Ham take full control of women’s side after dispute

• Former ladies’ chairman Stephen Hunt accused club of refusing funding
• Karren Brady: ‘Today marks the next step in future of West Ham women’s football’

West Ham United have taken full control of their women’s team after claims of discrimination.

The team’s former chairman, Stephen Hunt, accused West Ham of refusing to provide funding for the women players, who play in the Premier League Southern Division, and even forcing them to pay their own medical bills. Hunt also claimed his team have had to train by the side of a road as West Ham would not let them use the gym.

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Said & Done: Karren Brady, Wayne Rooney, and basic witchcraft

Also featuring: @Dr_TonyXia; Diego Maradona; and how racism works

Sun columnist Karren Brady on the game’s greed culture: “Allardyce lost his credibility… And for what? A greedy top-up and a help-yourself bonus that reveals a staggering sense of entitlement. I guess this is what they call chickens coming home to roost.”

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Said & Done: Karren Brady, Wayne Rooney, and basic witchcraft

Also featuring: @Dr_TonyXia; Diego Maradona; and how racism works

Sun columnist Karren Brady on the game’s greed culture: “Allardyce lost his credibility… And for what? A greedy top-up and a help-yourself bonus that reveals a staggering sense of entitlement. I guess this is what they call chickens coming home to roost.”

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West Ham’s stadium move and ‘rebrand’ a success, insists Karren Brady

• Vice-chair: fans still key but move was ‘opportunity to change brand values’
• West Ham to release film about move from Upton Park to London Stadium

West Ham’s vice-chair, Karren Brady, has defended the club’s controversial move to the London Stadium, insisting the shift from Upton Park had been a success and was a crucial part of “rebranding” the club.

Speaking at a sports business conference, Brady launched a trenchant defence of the route taken by David Gold and David Sullivan since they bought the club in 2010 in the face of criticism from some supporters over their move to the £701m former Olympic Stadium.

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Said & Done: Karren Brady; Jez Moxey; and flipping the bird

Also featuring: Palermo; striped shirts; and Silvio Berlusconi on press standards

Karren Brady: defending West Ham’s £701m public-funded stadium rental deal, six months after voting in the Lords to cut tax credits. Brady set our her position on state aid last year: “I think it should always pay more to work than it should to be a burden on society.”

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Karren Brady: West Ham’s Olympic Stadium deal should be celebrated

• Brady hits back at criticism after details of deal were released
• ‘I do often find myself asking — what on earth do people want?’

Karren Brady, West Ham’s vice-chairwoman, has hit back at the criticism received after details of the club’s Olympic Stadium contract were revealed earlier this week, insisting it is a good deal for the taxpayer and “should be congratulated”.

Related: How West Ham struck the deal of the century with Olympic Stadium move

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Karren Brady warns Brexit would be bad for British clubs

• ‘Two-thirds of European stars in England would not meet visa criteria’
• ‘Cutting ourselves off would have devastating consequences’

British teams could find it harder to sign top European players if the UK votes to sever ties with Brussels, Karren Brady has warned club chairmen.

The Tory peer, vice-chairman of West Ham United, has written to professional teams to warn that “cutting ourselves off from Europe would have devastating consequences” for both the economy and the competitiveness of British football.

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