West Ham Utd 3-2 Crystal Palace (08/12/18)

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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby Paddy O'Hammer on Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:34 pm

bubbles1966 wrote:The most impressive thing about his goal was the fact that he was the only player in the box who showed any anticipation.


And he does this all the time!
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby Johnny Byrne's Boots on Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:57 pm

Why did Tomkins get booked after the game?
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby sutts07 on Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:01 pm

Johnny Byrne's Boots wrote:Why did Tomkins get booked after the game?


He had an issue with the ref giving a foul against him on Carroll in injury time.
Guess that spilled over to some verbal at the end.

Laughable when you think how many times they threw themselves to the floor and the leisurely pace their keeper played at in the first half.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby Estuary on Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:10 pm

Up the Junction wrote:The opposition view: Crystal Palace
http://www.kumb.com/story.php?id=133086


You cant help but despise them, the lack of any real insight is telling.
Also, funny, but not a word about Zaha who show ponied his way out of any effective contribution in his attempt at a world record of pointless step overs.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby sutts07 on Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:41 pm

"The old fart Hodgson is stinking the place out now."
- HolmesdaleRoad


"We need to have an off the record chat with Big Sam and ask him how much he needs in Jan and what stay up bonus he needs and then have a real think."
- wawman_15


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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby Ozza on Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:47 pm

shocking isn't it.....
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby Aceface on Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:01 pm

sutts07 wrote:Laughable when you think how many times they threw themselves to the floor and the leisurely pace their keeper played at in the first half.


It's one of football's small pleasures watching a keeper who spent most of a first half minutes kicking his studs against the post to clear away imaginary mud suddenly sprinting about the gaff all sweaty and frantic.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby Coops on Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:05 pm

Aceface wrote:
It's one of football's small pleasures watching a keeper who spent most of a first half minutes kicking his studs against the post to clear away imaginary mud suddenly sprinting about the gaff all sweaty and frantic.


We gave him hell for it too.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby davids cross on Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:30 pm

I'm never totally convinced about anything until we have managed to come back from losing situations to gain victory..........especially when being down at half time. It shows a character that we need to have and come through. It builds another brick into confidence.

That was achieved on Saturday .... :thup:
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby TheHandOfDog on Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:47 pm

davids cross wrote:I'm never totally convinced about anything until we have managed to come back from losing situations to gain victory..........especially when being down at half time. It shows a character that we need to have and come through. It builds another brick into confidence.

That was achieved on Saturday .... :thup:

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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby prophet:marginal on Mon Dec 10, 2018 6:49 pm

Johnny Byrne's Boots wrote:Why did Tomkins get booked after the game?


Spilt the ref's drink, last time they were both in Sugar Hut.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby York Ham(mer) on Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:19 pm

Johnny Byrne's Boots wrote:Why did Tomkins get booked after the game?

Confronted the referee in the tunnel.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby mushy on Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:32 pm

Oldun wrote:But if subject ,but I noticed in the match programme the obituary of John Northcutt ,who's books I had always regarded as my bibles of West Hams history

Same here, and they mentioned it at half time as well.
Wasnt he a friend of this site?
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby Up the Junction on Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:49 pm

mushy wrote:Wasnt he a friend of this site?

Yes mushy - John used to provide answers regarding historical questions for us.

http://www.kumb.com/story.php?id=125687

I'd be very grateful if someone could post the obit on here for me.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby Up the Junction on Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:51 pm

Anybody able to scan the above? P'raps from the digital version of the programme?
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby mushy on Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:54 pm

Is there a digital version of the programme?

If anyone has a.spare prog from Sat, wil gladly do the scanning.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby FAH_1973 on Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:56 pm

I thought it was shocking the time wasting their keeper was doing in the first half - but referees never do anything.

Also couldn't believe 'victim' Zaha's fouls on Zabaletta in injury time. Always playing the victim.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby sutts07 on Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:03 pm

FAH_1973 wrote:I thought it was shocking the time wasting their keeper was doing in the first half - but referees never do anything.


Credit to the ref, as we were taking out time over things in the closing minutes and the Palace lads were getting on his back, he simply pointed to the Palace keeper and shrugged his shoulders as if to say, you can't have it both ways.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby FAH_1973 on Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:03 pm

HammerAl wrote:So happy Snodgrass scored today


Couldn't agree more. Really pleased for him.
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Re: ⚽ West Ham Utd v Crystal Palace: match thread

Postby IG8Hammer on Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:03 pm

A great result, against a Palace side who, when looked at player for player on paper, should be a strong team.

Anderson is firmly settling into the Premier League, tracking back, getting goals etc. There are still some parts of his game which can be frustrating at times, but he is looking like a cracking buy.

I thought Carroll did well when he came on. Didn't actually do much on the ball, but caused a nuisance of himself.

It's difficult to see how we felt we didn't need Snodgrass for the whole of last season. He's already proved his worth this season in my opinion, and whilst perhaps not a guaranteed starter, definitely adds something to our set pieces. The best left foot we have (perhaps after Yarma).
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