Portsmouth 1 West Ham Utd 4 (26/12/08)

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Portsmouth 1 West Ham Utd 4 (26/12/08)

Post by bubbles1966 » Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:10 pm

Apologies if already started.

This+ Stoke is perhaps one of the most crucial double headers I can remember for many a year.

Pompey are the team most likely to plummet - shame we couldn't play them after the transfer window - so we need something - I'm far from optimistic about us against Stoke (typical West Ham home loss in my 35 years experience)

Anything less than 4 points from tehse two games is pants!

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Green

Neill - Davenport - Upson - Ilunga

Behrami - Collison - Parker - Boa Morte

Cole - Bellamy

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Re: Portsmouth v West Ham United - Match Thread

Post by hawkins_hammer » Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:13 pm

Im going out on a huge limb here: we win, Cole scores. And i never make predictions. COYI :crest:

PS I wont be at the game i will be busy watching Kauto Star return to nangness.

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Re: Portsmouth v West Ham United - Match Thread

Post by Matt of iron » Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:15 pm

Rather tentatively we could possible, maybe win....this game...possible....maybe :?

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Post by red iron » Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:50 pm

Im gona be there!! first away day, cant wait and i think we will do it, Pompey are lookin pretty bad at the mo.
COYI!! :raver:

also as for stoke apparently they haven't won away so far this season... although don't wana jinx it!!

6 points anyone!! :wink:

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Re: Portsmouth v West Ham United - Match Thread

Post by westlondonhammer » Sat Dec 20, 2008 11:52 pm

If we play like we did today we will beat them imo

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Re: Portsmouth v West Ham United - Match Thread

Post by Puff Daddy » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:01 pm

Team ~ 11 battlers. I have now accepted that we are now in a relegation dog fight and that is what our season has now be reduced to We now have to forget all about playing football and just roll our sleeves up and adopt a no thrills, they shall not pass attitude to each and every match from now on right up until 6.00pm on the last day of the season. It shoudn't be pretty to watch and neither should is it be intended as such. We must not make any mistakes on the pitch, take whatever chances come our way and just battle all over the pitch to grind out a result, any result. We now cannot either afford the distraction of an F A Cup run this season either. We must now just concentrate on survival and not run the risk if a fixture backlog, or risk of injuries to key players. In a relegation scrap - it's war and everything has to go into the war effort. Once we are clear and we are mathematically safe from relegation, then we can relax and play a bit of football again, but not until then. Zola must pick 11 players, whoever they are who can do this.

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Re: Portsmouth v West Ham United - Match Thread

Post by Happyhammer93 » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:10 pm

As long as we play like we have agianst Chelsea, Villa, and liverpool.
We shouldn't have many problems.
2-1 win.
Bellamy and Cole.

COYI :crest:

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Post by Bobby Orangeboom » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:11 pm

I reckon we'll win this one then beat Stoke afterwards.. :thup:

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Re: Portsmouth v West Ham United - Match Thread

Post by RWJ » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:22 pm

GREEN
ILUNGA
COLLINS
UPSON
NEILL
MULLINS
COLLISON
BEHRAMI
NOBLE
TRISTAN
BELLAMY

SUBS
LASTUKA
DAVENPORT
BOWYER
FAUBERT
SEARS
BAJNER
LBM

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Re: Portsmouth v West Ham United - Match Thread

Post by Hammerhead9 » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:36 pm

GREEN

NEILL DAVENPORT UPSON ILLUNGA

BEHRAMI COLLISON PARKER NOBLE

:raver: BELLAMY :raver: COLE

SUBS
TRISTAN
COLLINS
BOWYER

:crest: 1 - 3 (Cole brace!!)
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Post by sicknote » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:38 pm

RWJ wrote:GREEN
ILUNGA
COLLINS
UPSON
NEILL
MULLINS
COLLISON
BEHRAMI
NOBLE
TRISTAN
BELLAMY

SUBS
LASTUKA
DAVENPORT
BOWYER
FAUBERT
SEARS
BAJNER
LBM
you don't watch us away from home do you

to not have cole playing away from home is suicidal, you don't even have him travelling to the south coast,

laughable

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Post by Happyhammer93 » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:43 pm

sicknote wrote: you don't watch us away from home do you

to not have cole playing away from home is suicidal, you don't even have him travelling to the south coast,

laughable
Cole current from dosn't deserve a place in the squad. And Tristan deserves a chance.
However, I would have givern him half an hour in the second half, and started with Sears.

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Post by sicknote » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:46 pm

Happyhammer93 wrote:
Cole current from dosn't deserve a place in the squad. And Tristan deserves a chance.
However, I would have givern him half an hour in the second half, and started with Sears.
you know next to f*** all too

cole was superb in our last away game, but because cech made a world class save he's a **** and a useless one, cole gives more to the shape of our team than any other player with the set up and game plan we have especially away from home, but that means nothing these days

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Post by Happyhammer93 » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:51 pm

sicknote wrote: you know next to f*** all too

cole was superb in our last away game, but because cech made a world class save he's a c*** and a useless one, cole gives more to the shape of our team than any other player with the set up and game plan we have especially away from home, but that means nothing these days
He had a good game against chelsea, but apart from that, he hasn't played well.
He does give shape to our team. But he misses so many chances, that he shouldn't.
And this is the why, we are in the bottom 4.

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Post by RM6 » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:51 pm

sicknote wrote: you know next to f*** all too

cole was superb in our last away game, but because cech made a world class save he's a c*** and a useless one, cole gives more to the shape of our team than any other player with the set up and game plan we have especially away from home, but that means nothing these days
It means if were depending on that carthorse we may as well pack up and go home now because were as good as f*cked.

Holds the ball up well? Holding the ball up well includes getting it under control and then allowing play to catch you up before bring others into play. Not failing to control it and giving it to the opposition.

5 years contract, the c*nt must laugh himself to sleep everynight.

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Post by westlondonhammer » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:52 pm

Happyhammer93 wrote:He had a good game against chelsea, but apart from that, he hasn't played well.
He does give shape to our team. But he misses so many chances, that he shouldn't.
And this is the why, we are in the bottom 4.
So Cole is soley responsible for us being in the bottom 4

To quote Chuck D... you know the rest :lol:

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Post by sicknote » Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:57 pm

RM6 wrote: It means if were depending on that carthorse we may as well pack up and go home now because were as good as f*cked.

Holds the ball up well? Holding the ball up well includes getting it under control and then allowing play to catch you up before bring others into play. Not failing to control it and giving it to the opposition.

5 years contract, the c*nt must laugh himself to sleep everynight.
when does he not fail to control it, he didn't do that yesterday or at the bridge, the tv commentary at the bridge was full of compliments on his game, yet our fans **** him off every time he plays, because for some reason our fans seem to need a scape goat, they've hounded out boa morte and faubert now its cole turn again, this will be to the detriment of our team to destroy coles confidance but nothing i or anyone else on here will say will help or change it,

if west ham fans were turkeys and one of them said lets vote for christmas they all would

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Re: Portsmouth v West Ham United - Match Thread

Post by Essex bill » Sun Dec 21, 2008 1:19 pm

Happyhammer93 wrote:
He had a good game against chelsea, but apart from that, he hasn't played well.
He does give shape to our team. But he misses so many chances, that he shouldn't.
And this is the why, we are in the bottom 4.
So its our top scorers fault that we are in the bottom four??? :?

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Post by RM6 » Sun Dec 21, 2008 1:26 pm

sicknote wrote: when does he not fail to control it, he didn't do that yesterday or at the bridge, the tv commentary at the bridge was full of compliments on his game, yet our fans c*** him off every time he plays, because for some reason our fans seem to need a scape goat, they've hounded out boa morte and faubert now its cole turn again, this will be to the detriment of our team to destroy coles confidance but nothing i or anyone else on here will say will help or change it,

if west ham fans were turkeys and one of them said lets vote for christmas they all would
Have no problem with Faubert, not a full back but responsible for most of our goals early doors.

He falls to control it almost everytime the ball is played to him, and when he does finally control it gives it away.

And how can a 6'4 striker not even hit the target with a header from 4 yards.

Oh yeah, it's because he's total ****.

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Post by Happyhammer93 » Sun Dec 21, 2008 1:33 pm

Essex bill wrote: So its our top scorers fault that we are in the bottom four??? :?
If our top scorer has only scored 3 when he could have, easily had 6 or 7.
Bellamy, will start to hit the back of the net, more often, if he can stay fit.
And when ashton, comes back we will be finding the back of the net more often.

So, its' not totally Cole's fault, but mainly his fault, in my opinion.

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