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by YorksHammer
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ⚽ Burnley FC v West Ham United: Match thread (09/11)
Replies: 723
Views: 26492

Re: ⚽ Burnley FC v West Ham United: Match thread (09/11)

I think Pellegrini would actually be doing well to take Roberto out of the team here, given there are people already calling Roberto 'flapper' based on one notable error. The crowd starts getting on his back and he is absolutely buggered as a keeper, and if we really think Burnley are going to be to...
by YorksHammer
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager
Replies: 7078
Views: 407990

Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager

I think the only thing I really want is to feel going into a game that we could take a point off the opposition at least if we play at our best. And I mean that regardless of opposition - even going toe to toe with the likes of Liverpool and Man City, I'd like to feel we could get a point out of the...
by YorksHammer
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grady Diangana
Replies: 573
Views: 53257

Re: Grady Diangana

Couldn't wait to get rid of Cullen in the summer. Not like we sold him, though - loaned him back to a club where he'd performed very well the season before and could settle straight back in to a team and management that he knows to get Championship game time. Pellegrini used him in pre-season a fai...
by YorksHammer
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January
Replies: 601
Views: 24542

Re: January

Has Morelos sorted out his ill discipline from last season? 16 yellows and five reds (three straight, two from a pair of yellows) last season. That's the only question mark I'd have over him based on the last season and a half, but also the thing that will keep his value down a bit, I imagine. Newca...
by YorksHammer
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ⚽ Burnley FC v West Ham United: Match thread (09/11)
Replies: 723
Views: 26492

Re: ⚽ Burnley FC v West Ham United: Match thread (09/11)

I've also just taken Fornals out of my Fantasy Team, so I'm assuming he's going to set up every one of Haller's goals at the weekend.
by YorksHammer
Thu Nov 07, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January
Replies: 601
Views: 24542

Re: January

You're right, Cuenca - it was a footnote on that Guardian article on Husillos' future that I posted in the Pellegrini thread. Uncertainty over Conor Coventry’s future poses another problem for West Ham. The 19-year-old midfielder’s contract runs out at the end of the season and he is unhappy with th...
by YorksHammer
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager
Replies: 7078
Views: 407990

Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager

Yorks I am not sure that our NET spend was 90M though................. still it looks good on paper Fair enough - Transfermarkt has our net spend at £71m. Trouble is, as we all know now, transfer fees are spread across the length of the contract to allow for some very subtle 'creative accounting'. ...
by YorksHammer
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January
Replies: 601
Views: 24542

Re: January

I see today that, as well as the Hinteregger rumour, we're being linked with Diego Llorente. 26 year old CB playing for Real Sociedad, reported £45m release clause.
by YorksHammer
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Grady Diangana
Replies: 573
Views: 53257

Re: Grady Diangana

I think with Holland we should be handling him as we did with Grady last season - the odd 20-30 minutes here or there, a start if needed due to injuries or opposition. Then next season we get Grady back into the first team fold after a successful loan and of goes Nathan to someone in the Championshi...
by YorksHammer
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager
Replies: 7078
Views: 407990

Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager

We did have a high net spend last summer, that much is true - not surprised to see us report a loss as a result. More than offset by the profits from the previous two seasons, though.
by YorksHammer
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ⚽ Burnley FC v West Ham United: Match thread (09/11)
Replies: 723
Views: 26492

Re: ⚽ Burnley FC v West Ham United: Match thread (09/11)

westhamlinnet wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:42 am
How an earth would any manager think he is a premiership keeper. Hopefully a 2 2 draw.
Here's a 10 minute answer.

by YorksHammer
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ⚽ Burnley FC v West Ham United: Match thread (09/11)
Replies: 723
Views: 26492

Re: ⚽ Burnley FC v West Ham United: Match thread (09/11)

Well, off the top of my head, I can think of 2 examples of Felipe Anderson sprinting the length of the pitch to chase Allan Saint-Maximin. Lazy analysis mate. Yep, there's often a number of times per game where Anderson is tracking back and getting closest to the man on the ball. It was referenced ...
by YorksHammer
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January
Replies: 601
Views: 24542

Re: January

that would be the same Scott Parker who has Fulham in 8th in the Fizzy ? :? Sorry Cuenca, I mentioned him as a potential option and the hammerman bot tuned in. I've actually been quite impressed with Fulham this season - 8th, two points off 5th such is the close nature of the league, and a positive...
by YorksHammer
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January
Replies: 601
Views: 24542

Re: January

Maybe that suggests we should be looking at some of those Championship managers who are doing well and know the league system. The likes of Bowyer, Parker, or Bowen all are ex-Hammers doing reasonably good managerial jobs (or better in some cases). Maybe even give consideration to the Cowley's, as f...
by YorksHammer
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January
Replies: 601
Views: 24542

Re: January

Bowen's done it at Hull for a couple of seasons consecutively now as well, would be a good shout. Pereira at West Brom seems to have quite a good relationship striking up with Diangana. Ovie Ejaria has started the season well at Reading. Jayden Bogle, Derby RB, only 19 but now in his second season a...
by YorksHammer
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager
Replies: 7078
Views: 407990

Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager

I think shopping for back-up GKs is probably the hardest thing in football, unless you're a big club playing heck loads of wages to them. Most often the only way a club get a really high quality back up is when they replace an incumbent number one with an upgrade. Thinking of Man City having someone...
by YorksHammer
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager
Replies: 7078
Views: 407990

Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager

Ah yes, the old 'ran out of time' line. Wasn't that what happened with William Carvalho as well? Or was that the one where we made a derisory bid? EDIT: Actually, wasn't Carvalho a little of both? Sporting rejected two bids from us and then supposedly came back to accept too late for us to complete ...
by YorksHammer
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January
Replies: 601
Views: 24542

Re: January

Who's that midfield player at Leeds everyone's ****ing raving about ? This makes me think, perhaps we should go shopping there, maybe even in League 1 too, as there are some really good players in that league who just want the chance to shine and they will re-pay it in spades if someone just shows ...
by YorksHammer
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager
Replies: 7078
Views: 407990

Re: Manuel Pellegrini West Ham United’s 17th manager

It shouldn't be a case of either or. We should have brought in Ascacibar or another combative midfielder as well as what we did. I don't disagree, Pat, but then the question isn't with Pellegrini - if (as reported) he wanted to sign Ascacibar it becomes a question of where's the money? And was ther...
by YorksHammer
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: January
Replies: 601
Views: 24542

Re: January

I'm not sure I quite agree on RB not being sorted - unless Pellegrini has lost faith in Fredericks (possible given him picking Zabaleta for the past two games, I guess). Fredericks seems very comfortable and competent as a Premier League right back, and has had some excellent performances for us rec...