Longstanding KUMB contributor Tross explains why he intends to support 'Hammers United', a new independent fans initiative hoping to take the Board to task...
Following your team the length and breadth of the country is not only a huge financial commitment but with the alternating moods of abnormal highs (mania) and lows (depression) dictated by what happens on the pitch, being a football supporter should come with a health warning; it seriously damages your health!
So there you have it, the enigma that is Javier Hernandez; the striker who, when he scores this season, West Ham win.
It seems like quite a good time to assess Pellegrini’s future - before the swings of a few end-of-season results muddies the picture based on our final placing. I’m broadly in favour of a change of coach/manager over the summer break.
Sometimes it seems a little harsh to drag up things people said in the past; sometimes it does no harm to remind them of what they said.
The question surely is - why? Why have West Ham chosen now to drop a controversial season ticket hike onto their fans? Why, after the feelgood factor of the wonderful Billy Bonds tribute, do the club risk alienating their fan base so quickly for no obvious reason?
You would hope that the Cardiff debacle would be some sort of watershed, wouldn’t you? That our pitiful away performances would be addressed. Enough is enough, surely.
The 92: Why I hate every club in the country, including my own...
If Carling could do West Ham matches… well, they would have to go some to improve on the tremendous day we all experienced at the weekend.
It’s been two years and eight months since our emotional farewell to Upton Park - The Boleyn Ground - and all that its legacy carried.