West Ham sure spent a lot to stay mediocre: A PL Preview

Team:  West Ham United Nickname: The Hammers Occasional cries of “Come on You Irons” can be heard. It originates from the club’s founding name as Thames Ironworks. History: West Ham have strong working class roots in what started out as a working class game. They originally started as a factory team with the name Thames Ironworks…

Huddersfield Town is plucky but very streaky: A PL Preview

Team: Huddersfield Town Nickname: The Terriers. I’m all for domesticated dogs as mascots/nicknames. I think too many clubs go for fierce, or intimidating nicknames, or some of them end up being rather boring. Terriers are interesting in that you could say they’re fluffy and adorable, but the premise for picking the Terriers was that they are…