2019/2020 Relegation Thread

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Knighter10WHU » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:01 pm

LOS wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:53 pm
Fixed for you :lol:
Fair point :lol:

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Swiss Pauli » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:02 pm

Moyes's bankers are:

Brighton H
Burnley H
Norwich A
Watford H
Villa H

Four wins and a draw = 17 points = 40 in total.

Unless we manage some other wins then it could come down to winning two out of our last three games. Squeak

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Vic_Watson » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:13 pm

"brownout wrote: ↑
Wed Jan 22, 2020 12:34 pm
Our two games in hand could actually drop us into bottom three with heavy defeats that are quite possible. "
Billydinho wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:00 pm
That's the spirit.
I think he is being quite positive when he wrote "quite possible". "Very likely" might be more accurate!

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by brothernero » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:23 pm

mc_unit wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:31 pm
Regardless if I am young or not is irrelevant.

Having less of a motivation to watch us play poor Championship sides would be considered normal. Does it stop me supporting our side, No.. does it stop me following them home or away, no again.

Do you get the same buzz beating Blackburn away then beating Manchester United or Spurs away??

I never quoted West Ham being a vehicle to watch against the big sides.

I prefer watching us playing against the top sides, regardless if we win or lose.

So no I disagree, its not a bit sad.

You sound perfect for what Sky wants a football fan to be and everything wrong with what a true football fan should be.

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by brothernero » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:31 pm

I actually quite enjoyed our seasons in Div 2.

Different teams, away from the Premier League meant to be the be all and end all hype that the media tries to install. Seeing mostly real fans at the games, imho the atmosphere's were also much better. More games, a much more competitive league.

The fact that next season if we should be in the Championship there will be no VAR ruining each and every game is also a prospect I find quite appealing.

If we stay up, fine we can look forward to another relegation battle all over again the following year or the one after to once again it "Becomes our turn" to go down.

If we go down, then fine who really cares.

As much as the aim for every team is to be in the top flight it is not and should not be the reason you choose to support a team.

If being in the Premier League is all that matters, then choose Arsenal.



PS I know a fair few Portsmouth fans and they all to a man/woman say they don't miss the EPL one little bit.

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Hammer1972 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:38 pm

brothernero wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:23 pm
You sound perfect for what Sky wants a football fan to be and everything wrong with what a true football fan should be.
That's a bit harsh I think. He said he prefers to see us play the top sides. He never said if we got relegated he was going to go and support Chelsea.

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Billy Hunt » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:38 pm

mc_unit wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:31 pm
Regardless if I am young or not is irrelevant.

Having less of a motivation to watch us play poor Championship sides would be considered normal. Does it stop me supporting our side, No.. does it stop me following them home or away, no again.

Do you get the same buzz beating Blackburn away then beating Manchester United or Spurs away??

I never quoted West Ham being a vehicle to watch against the big sides.

I prefer watching us playing against the top sides, regardless if we win or lose.

So no I disagree, its not a bit sad.
I do find that a bit bizarre, which is why I have questioned if you have been brought up in the premier league era. You would genuinely rather watch us lose to top sides than win against lesser teams :eh:

Each to their own, but I go to watch and support my team, regardless of the division we are in or the opposition

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by brothernero » Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:57 pm

Hammer1972 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:38 pm
That's a bit harsh I think. He said he prefers to see us play the top sides. He never said if we got relegated he was going to go and support Chelsea.
Not harsh at all, it's how his posts read imo.

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Coops » Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:59 pm

Ah yes those far off days of respecting the point in the Championship. I am sure that Moyes will capture the spirit and new West Ham way as set down by Snr Alladyci. Defend and hoof only this time it wont be at the nasty cramped Boleyn but will be at the lovely wide open (and mostly empty) space of the Olympic stadium. Every teams will want to win there, all the away fans will tell us what we already know about our lost soul and not being what we once were.
I can't wait. :scarfer:

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Willo1234567 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:06 pm

It's looking tight. Being mauled a Burnley is up there with the worst I have seen from us.

If we go down, will ST prices come down or just not go up?

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Haarlemammer » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:08 pm

Swiss Pauli wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:02 pm
Moyes's bankers are:

Brighton H
Burnley H
Norwich A
Watford H
Villa H

Four wins and a draw = 17 points = 40 in total.

Unless we manage some other wins then it could come down to winning two out of our last three games. Squeak
Not unless we get 4 points for a win...

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by LOS » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:12 pm

Coops wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:59 pm

I can't wait. :scarfer:
Me either. Under normal circumstances, relegation is the last thing anyone would want. But these aint normal circumstances.

A relegation IMO would sort the wheat from the chaff support wise. And with a massively reduced income across all spheres, eventually the gate money takes higher ranking on the priority list. Resulting in the match going fans having more leverage with the decision makers, and far less media coverage / manipulation.

Again, IMO, its a necessary medicine the clubs needs to take to get any semblence of its soul back.

Unless.......... the protests deliver real change.

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by 61dicksey » Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:19 pm

“ elevator, goooooing down”

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by hammerman11 » Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:01 pm

our next 5 games will deliver us to the bottom 2 Leicester away Liverpool home brighton hom man city away Liverpool away 3 pts at most !

going down and that doesn't worry me if we were at the Boleyn rather than the awful bowl where the atmosphere will be worse than now. hard to believe but its coming to stratford in early august .

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Rocketron » Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:22 pm

Willo1234567 wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:06 pm
It's looking tight. Being mauled a Burnley is up there with the worst I have seen from us.

If we go down, will ST prices come down or just not go up?
In the past it has always been the same price "but you get more games"

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by hadleighhammer » Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:59 pm

Rocketron wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:22 pm
In the past it has always been the same price "but you get more games"
Remember that from the BG, but I reckon a 60k+ stadium with the supporters kicking off and the rest being a hefty % of tourists they would have to reduce them this time...

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Hugh Jargon II » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:38 pm

Swiss Pauli wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:02 pm
Moyes's bankers are:

Brighton H
Burnley H
Norwich A
Watford H
Villa H

Four wins and a draw = 17 points = 40 in total.

Unless we manage some other wins then it could come down to winning two out of our last three games. Squeak
f*** me. I got a CSE 4 in maths and even I know that's wrong. Pardon?

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Hugh Jargon II » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:39 pm

Swiss Pauli wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:02 pm
Moyes's bankers are:

Brighton H
Burnley H
Norwich A
Watford H
Villa H

Four wins and a draw = 17 points = 40 in total.

Unless we manage some other wins then it could come down to winning two out of our last three games. Squeak
f*** me. I got a CSE 4 in maths and even I know that's wrong. Pardon?

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by Hugh Jargon II » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:39 pm

Swiss Pauli wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:02 pm
Moyes's bankers are:

Brighton H
Burnley H
Norwich A
Watford H
Villa H

Four wins and a draw = 17 points = 40 in total.

Unless we manage some other wins then it could come down to winning two out of our last three games. Squeak
f*** me. I got a CSE 4 in maths and even I know that's wrong. Pardon?

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Re: 2019/2020 Relegation Thread

Post by S-H » Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:42 pm

I don't know what made me lump on 11/1 for us to drop, in pre season.. honestly didn't see it happening..

:oops:

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