WHO Poll
Q: 2023/24 Hopes & aspirations for this season
a. As Champions of Europe there's no reason we shouldn't be pushing for a top 7 spot & a run in the Cups
b. Last season was a trophy winning one and there's only one way to go after that, I expect a dull mid table bore fest of a season
c. Buy some f***ing players or we're in a battle to stay up & that's as good as it gets
d. Moyes out
e. New season you say, woohoo time to get the new kit and wear it it to the pub for all the big games, the wags down there call me Mr West Ham

southbankbornnbred 3:49 Thu Jul 22

Place where working-class folk with a bit of cash crash for proximity to central London?

Aspiring Essex sorts who wanted out of Ilford?

Faux gentrified ‘island’ with one expensive butcher and a motorway through the middle?

Or none of the above because we’re all reductionist cunts on WHO and stereotype everything?

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Block 5:32 Thu Jul 29
Re: Wanstead
drank shit loads of it in bali, lovely drop.

smasher. 5:27 Thu Jul 29
Re: Wanstead
An yeh what a fucking treat of a beer it is. Lovely in the sun, better in the daughter.

Block 5:22 Thu Jul 29
Re: Wanstead
shows how long it's been since i went in a boozer

smasher. 5:20 Thu Jul 29
Re: Wanstead
All spoons Bolty son

Morpheus 5:14 Thu Jul 29
Re: Wanstead
I really like the george, yea its a ‘poons, but its a fantastic building and the clientele are just about the right side of pikey

Block 4:56 Thu Jul 29
Re: Wanstead

Never knew they served that over here, love that beer.

smasher. 4:50 Thu Jul 29
Re: Wanstead
You'll see me in Wanstead near enough daily. I usually bowl up there with some cans of Perla from where I live in Leytonstone. Was in the George yesterday for a Tsingtao. Banginibg little Ruby outside Marks and Spencer.

Block 2:03 Thu Jul 29
Re: Wanstead
How you been, emmmmmm peeeeeeeee aitch son?

ManorParkHammer 1:50 Thu Jul 29
Re: Wanstead
Live there just off the high street.

Great place to live.

BRANDED 10:31 Tue Jul 27
Re: Wanstead
Reductionism is the curse of WHO

Toe Rag 10:22 Tue Jul 27
Re: Wanstead
I first started going in the Wanstead George before witherspoons took it over.

It was a bit of a dive then. There was apparently a knocking shop upstairs in the 60’s/70s according to my mate’s dad.

Didn’t ask how he knew that.

Used to be a decent Oirish night in the Nightingale when Noel owned it. Not been in there since Frank snr took it over and had heard it’s full of arse kissing wankers in there these days?

Cor Blimey 10:14 Tue Jul 27
Re: Wanstead
Eton Manor rugby club on Nutter Lane. Had many fall over drunk nights in there.

w4hammer 11:36 Mon Jul 26
Re: Wanstead
MPH lives there after escaping from East Ham - he barely leaves it now , which tells you all you need to know ;-) Strange how no mobile phones seem to work there tho'...

wanstead_hammer 11:05 Mon Jul 26
Re: Wanstead
Being a Stepney boy, when we was kids we used to fuck about up and down on buses (no.10)and end up in Wanstead. Seemed miles away.
Then a mate, who’s family had a big boozer in Stepney, moved there and we thought “fuckin el, they must be rich”.
When we, somehow, moved here a good few years ago now, it was like the country, never seen so much green, trees etc. (There was even a cow (Brady?) wandering the streets one day (they used to be over Wanstead flats. I’m sure most of us ave slid through a cow pat when playing football over there in our youth!)

It was a right snobby manor and I had many a row with shop owners taking the piss with their prices and neighbours moaning about noise etc. (Still used to use our chinky in stepney).
Didn’t really appreciate how pukka Wanstead was.
Can only echo what most others have said:
Its in touch with everything (good schools, central line, A406/M11 (Stanstead), quality high road and boozers, restaurants, cafes, shops and the pie mash topped it all off. (even that’s not hectic!)
Was/ is easy to get over the old ground and the new dump).
And, on the whole, it’s held it’s own over the years and mainly stayed a decent area.

Still ave a starter for ten in the George before a game sometimes.
And it’s still got an East London postcode, though you wouldn’t believe it sometimes.

So if I’m not in the george on a matchday, you’ll find me and the family in that 4-berth tent on the Green!

Crazy In Cremonese 12:21 Mon Jul 26
Re: Wanstead
I was in Wanstead last night, loads of smart new restaurants on the high street.

Used to enjoy going in The Cuckfield straight after football, then over to Russells wine bar. Good times.

eswing hammer 9:15 Sun Jul 25
Re: Wanstead
The George that’s a name from the past is it still there , used to have seven bars or something, !

simon.s 8:06 Sun Jul 25
Re: Wanstead
Where I was born.

mashed in maryland 1:00 Sun Jul 25
Re: Wanstead
MPH lives near there

Make of that what you will

oioi 10:10 Thu Jul 22
Re: Wanstead
Hermit Road 9:03 Thu Jul 22

Can’t agree with that. Christ Church Green is a well kept pleasant place to rest for while. What do you think is rank about it?

Hermit Road 9:03 Thu Jul 22
Re: Wanstead
oioi 6:21 Thu Jul 22

The flats are good, and Wanstead Park. The park on the High St is pretty rank nowadays though.

Tomshardware 8:54 Thu Jul 22
wanstead flats.

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