Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

300 up for Noble


Filed: Friday, 15th December 2017
By: Staff Writer


West Ham captain Mark Noble is poised to make his 300th Premier League appearance at the bet365 Stadium this weekend.

If selected, Noble will have reached the landmark 13 years after making his debut for the club in a 2nd round Carling Cup tie against Southend (which the Hammers won 2-0).

Embed from Getty Images


And new manager David Moyes, who has only worked with Noble for a matter of weeks, insisted that it was a "great achievement", given that the 30-year-old has spent his entire career at one club.

"He's played well for us," Moyes told the media at his Stoke pre-match presser this lunchtime. "He's captain and is making sure all the players are doing the right thing. It's a great achievement for him and I hope he continues to do it for us."

Meanwhile the man himself admitted that he would be delighted to record a positive result at Stoke tomorrow - the perfect way to cap his own personal achievement and a great week for West Ham.

Embed from Getty Images


"We needed results and the last two we got against two of the best teams in the league," Noble told whufc.com. "It’s been fantastic, but now we have to go and beat Stoke away. They’re in a similar position to us and we need to get three points there.

"This league, at the minute, is so tight. We need to pick up some more points, keep clean sheets and try to score some goals. It would top off a fantastic week."





Related News

   arrow   Preston North End 2-2 West Ham Utd [21st Jul 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [13th Jul 2018]
   arrow   FC Winterthur 3-2 West Ham Utd [8th Jul 2018]
   arrow   Don't sign Wilshere, warns Ashton [5th Jul 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Wednesday's news round-up [4th Jul 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [28th Jun 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [15th Jun 2018]
   arrow   2018/19 home and away kits unveiled [25th May 2018]
   arrow   KUMB Awards XXI: vote now! [16th May 2018]
   arrow   In brief - Tuesday's news round-up [15th May 2018]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Vic is there
West Ham have completed the signing of Marko Arnautovic from Stoke City....more
Three Years Ago
Maltese cross as West Ham insult local club
West Ham United's arrival in Malta earlier today was a controversial one - after a slur against FC B...more
Five Years Ago
Eintracht Braunschweig 0-3 West Ham Utd
West Ham's pre-season trip to Germany ended with a comfortable win as United brushed aside the chall...more