⚽ West Ham United v Leicester City: Match thread (28/12)

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Re: ⚽ West Ham United v Leicester City: Match thread (28/12)

Post by Paolopaul » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:29 pm

I’ve hit that point in the season where I’m not looking forward to West Ham playing as defeat seems inevitable (seems to happen at some point every season since the move).

Looking at the teams, how many of our lot would get in the Leicester team? Antonio yes, maybe Fabianski or rice, but overall we’re miles behind a team we should be able to compete with.

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Post by brothernero » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:30 pm

I often get a mate or two offer me their ST to go to a match if they cant make it to the game or simply do not want to go.

So far I have been offered a ticket by 6 different ST Holders. :shock:

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Post by Aceface » Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:30 pm

denzel wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:14 am
You’ll be pleased with a couple of them, crouchy. :thup:
Demel parachuted in at RB. Sneaky.

This is definitely the type of game we get a result. Pressure off, at least in terms of expectation of points. Fabianski to tighten things up a bit at the back. I can see it. Obviously we've got no chance whatsoever against Bournemouth.

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Re: ⚽ West Ham United v Leicester City: Match thread (28/12)

Post by OohAahButler » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:21 pm

I’m convinced that a massive part of the problem at the moment is a lack of confidence, which leads to the players looking lethargic and uninterested.

The stadium plays a big part in this, as it’s so hard to get any kind of rousing atmosphere, but we as fans play an even bigger part. We need to break the spiral of negativity. We are West Ham, we’ve always been a bit ****, but this is what we’ve all signed up for so let’s try to avoid the usual chuntering and muttering and support the team.

I’m expecting the worst, but hoping for the best. Fortunes always hiding, as I believe a wise man once said.

COYI!!

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Re: ⚽ West Ham United v Leicester City: Match thread (28/12)

Post by fjthegrey » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:24 pm

S-H wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:25 pm
The positivity and effortless joy, that accompanies those first few, pre-match pints, is unrivalled. The way in which the amber nectar so effortlessly flows, Life doesn't get much better, than in those brief moments of beeery bliss.
The beer hasn't started yet, but when it does I'll make the move from steadfast confidence to belligerent delusion, and in the process likely spend £20-30 on outlandish Hammers related bets that would have very little chance of coming in even if we weren't *****.

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Re: ⚽ West Ham United v Leicester City: Match thread (28/12)

Post by wormley » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:25 pm

Not ITK but apparently officials from the Guinness book of records are going to be at the game today.

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Post by fjthegrey » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:27 pm

OohAahButler wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:21 pm
I’m expecting the worst, but hoping for the best.
Are you going to drop the bomb or not?

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Post by S-H » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:28 pm

wormley wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:25 pm
Not ITK but apparently officials from the Guinness book of records are going to be at the game today.
Are they uncovering the track? Is Usain coming out retirement?

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Post by Porkeyes » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:32 pm

wormley wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:25 pm
Not ITK but apparently officials from the Guinness book of records are going to be at the game today.
For the largest number of neutrals having a casual day out at the “footy” ever?

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Post by Crouchend_Hammer » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:32 pm

I am gutted I can't make the game today.
Think it is going to be a cracker

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Post by S-H » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:34 pm

I hope that's lads give those that are going, something to smile about for a change.

:crest:

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Post by Beavis Danzig » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:38 pm

c'mon pellers. one last hurrah. none of this stodgy ***** you've been serving up since we got done by everton. go out all guns blazing.

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Post by Chinners92 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:38 pm

wormley wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:25 pm
Not ITK but apparently officials from the Guinness book of records are going to be at the game today.
Biggest disparity between tickets sold and actual attendance at a sports match ever?

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Post by Crouchend_Hammer » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:39 pm

Aceface wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:30 pm
Demel parachuted in at RB. Sneaky.

One can wish!
He would still do a decent job

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Re: ⚽ West Ham United v Leicester City: Match thread (28/12)

Post by Chinners92 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:39 pm

Actually think we'll get a result today.

I'd love to see Antonio, Lanzini, Anderson and Haller all start.

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Post by S-H » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:40 pm

Chinners92 wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:39 pm
Actually think we'll get a result today.

I'd love to see Antonio, Lanzini, Anderson and Haller all start.
And Fornals!

Charge!!!

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Post by vietnammer » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:43 pm

Think we'll get a point with some goals scored. This may be the result of delusional refusal to accept reality.

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Post by PlaistowIron » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:51 pm

Pondering my usual 2 hour commute to Ratford... not sure if it’s worth the effort anymore. Struggling to get motivated to do it all these days. Terrible kick off time too... should I even bother?

Then there’s the blind faith kicking in that tells me it could be a monumental win today. Haller and Antonio, 2-1 victory.

Of course I’ll go and support the team. Let’s hope the 2 hours commute home is a happy one.

COYI
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Post by Georgee Paris » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:58 pm

Out of our usual group over half aren’t going - I’m going but have little feeling in relation to excitement. It really was this or tk max with the Mrs.

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Re: ⚽ West Ham United v Leicester City: Match thread (28/12)

Post by Hammer in Hornchurch » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:59 pm

Should I stay or should I go?
Struggling to get myself motivated to go to this game.
Sad days.
The team looked knackered towards the end of the second half on Boxing Day after having 12 days off beforehand.
God only knows what they will be like after just 48 hours.

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