Editorial Team

Journalists

Editor: Dean White
Dean loves three things: West Ham, Dr Martens and Paulo Di Canio. As he grew up in south-east London, Dean started to follow the Irons and regularly visited Upton Park with his dad Colin. He’s been writing about the club since his teenage years and continues to obsess over tactics and transfer stories to this day.

Pundit: Frank McAvennie
Two stints with the club and still a firm favourite with the fans all this time later, thanks to lines like these from his autobiography: “It was the tops. The place to be. I wouldn’t give a monkey’s what the pay was. I’d play for West Ham for free.” McAvennie will bring you all the latest news and opinion about all the big news stories from
West Ham.

Pundit: Keith Hackett

Former Premier League ref Keith Hackett joined us in March 2021 to deliver his unique insight into the biggest decisions in West Ham games. Never one to sit on the fence, he offers expert analysis into the refs’ performances, as well as the behaviour of players and managers. Think West Ham get a rough ride from refs? Hackett will set the record straight. Twitter: @HACKETTREF


Senior Contributor: Pranav Shahaney
Pranav is a sports journalist who graduated from St. Mary’s University, London, with a Distinction in Sports Journalism (MA). He has over six years of experience working inside newsrooms and has been writing about football since the age of 15. Long-form tactical articles and investigative pieces hold a special place in his heart.

Senior Contributor: Mike Southey
Mike is a diehard Iron who’s been there, done that and got the t-shirt. From defeats to Astra Giurgiu and Oxford United to Bobby Zamora’s play-off winner against Preston and our farewell to the Boleyn, Mike has seen it all. He bleeds claret and blue and loves writing about the club he supports.

Senior Contributor: George Overhill
George is a sportswriter with degrees in Sports Journalism (MA) – University of Brighton – and Politics (BSc) – University of Southampton. Sport, and especially football, has been his first love since the age of four, although football tests that sometimes. Also particularly interested in the women’s game and the NFL.

Contributor: Saikat Mandal
Saikat is a sports journalist who graduated from University of Bedfordshire in mass communication (MA). He has over 10 years of experience working for various reputed websites. Apart from football, he loves watching F1, golf and cricket as well.
Twitter: @saikatm87

Contributor: Beck Pascal
Beck is a Sports Journalism graduate from Liverpool John Moores University. He has watched and played football since he can remember and has a huge passion for writing. Besides football, Beck loves F1 and is looking forward to learning everything he can about football journalism.

Contributor: Joe Ellis
A sports journalism graduate from Staffordshire University, Joe not only an avid football fan but also cricket and motorsport. He even crashed a single-seater car during a driving experience at Oulton Park.

Contributor: Daniel Feliciano

Daniel is a football writer who has a great thirst for the Premier League and other major European leagues. A lover of the beautiful game and a firm believer that the eye test is better than statistics. Also an avid MMA fan.

Twitter: @DMFv2