It all came as a bit of a shock in the end, something you always knew was going to happen but up until now it had been a rather remote, distant dream.
The gulf between Premier League and Championship is so wide these days that promoted teams are invariably widely-tipped for an immediate return lower.
Itís incredible what a couple of wins can do to change the perception around a club, isnít it?
I'm sure I'm not the only Hammer whose heart sank when Sam Allardyce was originally appointed manager.
So Cheating Chico Flores is ďtiredĒ of the abuse he has suffered from West Ham fans. Bless...
For anyone who is wondering, yes - this is a post which is in direct correlation to me finding about Andy Carroll.
You sensed it was only going to end one way, however much we all hoped and prayed that Andy Carroll was going to have his red card overturned.
Iím not sure who is worse - they deserve each other.
After back to back losses against Manchester City and Newcastle, my faith in this West Ham United team had truly been lost.
There cannot be many bigger hypocrites around in football than the ego-maniac manager of Chelsea, Jose Mourinho.