West Ham Utd 2-3 Newcastle Utd (23/12/17)

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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby 61dicksey on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:12 pm

If he is not interested bin him off, if he is unfit why play him ?
His attitude is wrong , he has got billiy big b*llocks syndrome
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby brownout on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:17 pm

It's a good thing we threw the game at Arsenal on Tuesday or we might not have own today.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Beavis Danzig on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:18 pm

Gsbgsb wrote:The reasons for this need sorting and if he is sulking because he is not being played in what he thinks is his best position then he sits on he bench and someone plays who will give 100%.


about 14 months late to this sentiment.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Diogenes on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:20 pm

Dissapointed to lose, but I actually enjoyed the game. I thought Moyes team selection and tactics were ok. The problem, in my opinion, was that we were a bit pantomime season defensively. Reid, Ogbonna and Antonio are currently stealing a living. All were very poor throughout. On the plus side I thought Arnoutavic, Ayew, Arthur and Creswell did fine. Antonio missed two great heading opportunities. Did Ogbonna win a header and wasnt it embarrasing watching Reid try and run a couple of minutes before half time, when he got injured? Today, it was about certain players under performing and others not getting what their effort deserved. Plenty though for some to fuel their own agendas and tin foil hat dilusions.

I can understand the dissapointment, but this is the usual West Ham way.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Johnny Byrne's Boots on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:21 pm

61dicksey wrote:If he is not interested bin him off, if he is unfit why play him ?
His attitude is wrong , he has got billiy big b*llocks syndrome


England callup and reported Chelsea interest?
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby chalks on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:22 pm

Antonio’s problem is that when he was good, it was partly due to his motivation to succeed, and play for the club

He’s been quite vocal in the changing room about wanting out for a good while now, and it shows on the pitch

Sell. ASAP
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Harry Hound on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:23 pm

brothernero wrote:Ironmark of course it is down to the manager.

The players were crap bar perhaps Arnie. But they were playing the way the manager set them up and the way he wanted them to play.

Was it not the manager who at home v a woefully at of form team who decided not to play a striker?

Just as it always should the buck stops with the gaffer. He will get credit when it is due and he should get held responsible when it goes wrong.

Today's line-up and tactics were a disgrace. And that is 100% down to the manager.


I don't disagree with any of this but it seems a little inconsistent to hammer and refuse to blame the manager when Bilic was in the seat and get on Moyes back without a moment's hesitation. Let's see what happens during the transfer window and how Moyes reacts to this. Just for the record, I'd put a significant amount of blame on whoever managed to construct such a lightweight squad and from what I've read and understood a lot of that blame is down to Sullivan.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby brothernero on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:27 pm

If Bilic deserved credit, he got it.
When he got it wrong, it was talked about and commented on.

Same goes for Moyes and whoever the next manager will be.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Doc H Ball on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:34 pm

Diogenes wrote:Plenty though for some to fuel their own agendas and tin foil hat dilusions.



Like you just did.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby brothernero on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:35 pm

Is it just me but is everyone of Diogenes posts some sort of dig at fans?
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Iron Mark on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:36 pm

brothernero wrote:Is it just me but is everyone of Diogenes posts some sort of dig at fans?


Just you.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby brothernero on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:42 pm

Must have dreamt about all those posts where Mods have pulled him up for continual digs at fellow fans. :lol:
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Coops on Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:45 pm

Just got back. 5 at the back and no striker at home against a bottom 3 club side is shocking. We set up not to lose but yet again we made silly mistakes which let the opposition score. We also give away far too many soft free kicks in dangerous areas.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby blaze.s8n on Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:04 pm

Real gutting to lose today, but it happens I guess. Just annoying that it’s one we needed to keep ahead. I’m sure we’ll pick up a few more wins in the coming games though. COYI.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby smuts on Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:11 pm

chalks wrote:Antonio’s problem is that when he was good, it was partly due to his motivation to succeed, and play for the club

He’s been quite vocal in the changing room about wanting out for a good while now, and it shows on the pitch

Sell. ASAP


If that's the case the twat needs to be binned off as soon as the window opens. He's not even championship level at the moment. Does he still think Chelsea are interested? :lol:
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby TommyHammer on Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:12 pm

If there was a game to sum up West Ham....

We conceded 2 goals in 4 games against City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Stoke and managed to concede 3 in one game to a championship side.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Hugh Jargon II on Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:13 pm

We simply are not good enough. Reid, koyate, Antonio, obaing and cresswell are shadows of their former selves.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:16 pm

The bottom 12 or so sides in the Premiership are all on a very similar level. Impossible to call who will win when they play each other, so not that surprising we lost to then. Bournemouth and west brom could also go either way, but we definitely need 4 points
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Doc H Ball on Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:52 pm

TommyHammer wrote:If there was a game to sum up West Ham....

We conceded 2 goals in 4 games against City, Chelsea, Arsenal and Stoke and managed to concede 3 in one game to a championship side.


Yup.

With the obligatory goal scored by an ex player not deemed good enough, against a team on a ridiculous losing streak and with a comedy winner.
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Re: West Ham Utd v Newcastle Utd: match thread

Postby Colours never run on Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:55 pm

We literally have no central midfield when both Lanzini and Noble don't play.
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