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It looks like the top four dream is finally over for West Ham. Despite being only six points off Southampton, getting ahead of the likes of Liverpool, Tottenham, and Arsenal may be a step too far for Allardyce's men. But how good does it feel to even say that?
Usually when incidents happen, such as the one that involved Chelsea and a black gentleman on a Paris tube station, supporters of other clubs come together to point the finger.
With West Ham on an incredible 38 points in 25 games, their best tally at this stage of a top-flight season since 1985-86 (48 points), when they finished third its smiles all round in the East End of London, or so you would think.!?
If this is the beginning of the long goodbye, then we know it has already been painful, abusive, lacking in class and dignity and with a touch of mob rule.
Ravel Morrison is leaving West Ham United in the summer, having signed a pre-contract with Rome club, Lazio, ahead of last Monday's transfer deadline. I, for one, have mixed emotions about this.
Football fans are a conservative bunch. Most have their matchday routines – travel, drinking, eating and a favourite seat or spot on the terraces. It is understandable that talk of a new ground, however much it may promise future success for the team, will cause unease amongst some supporters.
So, here we are again, with our name tarnished by another brush with officialdom, this time world governing body, FIFA.
West Ham United have had a complete turnaround in their fortunes following last season’s disappointment that even resulted in the club’s own fans voicing their displeasure on more than one occasion.
If a time traveller boarded his Delorean in May 2011, typed '2 February 2015' into the keypad and hit the 88mph required to fire up the flux capacitor in order to create a split in the space/time continuum (bear with me, I know where I’m going with this), he’d arrive at a time when West Ham United FC were sitting 8th in the Premier League and safely through to the fifth round of the FA Cup.