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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Cuenca 'ammer on Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:05 pm

okay you know best.....


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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby MorthwylMawr on Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:44 pm

Looked a better side tonight when Nobes came on. Well played skipper
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Korea Hammer on Wed Jan 02, 2019 10:46 pm

Funny old game, isn't it? Looked awful on Sunday, then came on today and was the classiest player on the pitch.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby wizzo_66 on Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:08 pm

Most of the team were awful on Sunday.

Showed his class. Head and shoulders above the rest at doing what he does.

Who else is going to find those passes.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby il_martello_di_genovesi on Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:12 pm

Get another midfielder in to do the work Noble can’t really do anymore, and we will get the best out of Noble when he can get further forward. He’s been involved in some great goals against Man Utd, Cardiff and Fulham, and helped change the game tonight.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby smuts on Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:14 pm

Turned the game when he came on. Obiang sadly had a stinker before hand.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby HammerMan2004 on Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:15 pm

Did more than most tonight.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby johnnyb on Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:27 pm

Not a fan of his but have to admit he can still pass the ball when he gets the space. Made all the difference tonight.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby traxop on Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:38 pm

johnnyb wrote:Not a fan of his but have to admit he can still pass the ball when he gets the space. Made all the difference tonight.


I thought Noble made the space for himself. Neither Rice or Obiang was willing to turn and drive into space in the first half. I'll say it again, we don't need our players to be Messi and slice through 3 or 4 players, we just need someone to receive the ball, turn and carry it forward when the opportunity presents itself.

It's especially needed when the opposition packs the midfield and can just shift their lines side to side accordingly when we chose to pass out wide without the necessary movement.

We know Lanzini and Wilshere can do it, but they are out, so it's up to Rice and Obiang to carry out that function otherwise we will be limiting ourselves to just counter-attacks as our our source of goals.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Crouchend_Hammer on Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:44 pm

traxop wrote:
I thought Noble made the space for himself. Neither Rice or Obiang was willing to turn and drive into space in the first half. I'll say it again, we don't need our players to be Messi and slice through 3 or 4 players, we just need someone to receive the ball, turn and carry it forward when the opportunity presents itself.

It's especially needed when the opposition packs the midfield and can just shift their lines side to side accordingly when we chose to pass out wide without the necessary movement.

We know Lanzini and Wilshere can do it, but they are out, so it's up to Rice and Obiang to carry out that function otherwise we will be limiting ourselves to just counter-attacks as our our source of goals.


He made a big difference tonight that is for sure [along with Antonio], but Obiang, Rice and Snodgrass were not helped by the strikers in the first half
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby The Old Man of Storr on Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:31 am

No coincidence we started to play and scored our two goals after Mark Noble came on on 63 minutes - he found Arnautovic with a 30 yard pass for goal No 1 and a similar pass out to Antonio resulted in goal No 2 .

The Captain and the Beating Heart Of The Team .
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Colours never run on Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:33 am

451 and counting......
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby k-r-c on Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:01 am

He came on and we got two quick goals and then Brighton sat back and the game suited him perfectly.

He was **** against Burnley but much better yesterday, subs got us back in it.

However he still shouldn't be a starter its just our lack of options there that means he starts.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Puff Daddy on Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:06 am

I have never concealed my views about him, but I must also give credit where it is due, he did turn that game for us last night. He was a game changer from the bench and I didn't think we had one of those in our ranks
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby jaybs on Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:15 am

Just shows he has a part to play, the Boss would not have given him a further two years contract! he is West Ham through & through, soon sadly it may get we like other top clubs have No Local Players! never thought the sport would go that way!

Great to see him run across to the young boy at the final whistle and give him his shirt, the boy and his father were made up, that is what the game should all be about.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Colours never run on Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:17 am

He absolutely should be starting more than just coming off the bench. He's still one of the first names that should be on the team sheet. He's also been a big part of the Team when we picked up so many points this season. We rarely do when he doesn't play, as records have easily proved.

He does however need managing more smarter on occasions through the season because he always has a tendency for doing far too much being the west ham enthusiast that he clearly is and he is the wrong side of 30 of which I have no problem seeing him bench once in a while, especially over the demanding Christmas calendar.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Patito on Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:18 am

brooking1966 wrote:Liability holding us back :asleep:



Really held us back last night...
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Row X on Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:19 am

k-r-c wrote:He came on and we got two quick goals and then Brighton sat back and the game suited him perfectly.

He was **** against Burnley but much better yesterday, subs got us back in it.

However he still shouldn't be a starter its just our lack of options there that means he starts.


:lol:

He was the best player on the park.

Everyone was **** against Burnley.

Funny how we struggle when he doesn't play, yet people still say he's not good enough.

How many managers keep picking him? Pardew, Curbs, Zola, Grant, Big Sam, Bilic, Moyes, Pel Boy... he must do something right.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Estuary on Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:25 am

smuts wrote:Turned the game when he came on. Obiang sadly had a stinker before hand.


His usual game.
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Re: Mark Noble - West Ham Legend

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:34 am

Approaching his twilight years and as others have intimated, some game management is needed but still has the class to make a difference. We will miss him when he's gone.
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