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After Match Debate
« on: January 20, 2017, 06:03:55 PM »
West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion

Saturday 11th February 2017 15.00pm

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Re: After Match Debate
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2017, 04:57:41 PM »
I have no idea what to feel after this game  :D

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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2017, 04:57:52 PM »
Bloody elated.

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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2017, 04:58:02 PM »
Poor performance but got the point

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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2017, 04:58:06 PM »
Cripes !

Heart in the mouth stuff there.

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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2017, 05:00:21 PM »
Would have taken a point before the game so very relieved about that!!

Keep the unbeaten run going and look to win at home next weekend.

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Re: After Match Debate
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2017, 05:01:50 PM »
what's the saying, a good team gets points when it plays poor. think this applies to us today.

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« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2017, 05:01:57 PM »
Nice to see kumb in meltdown..anti football..we hate Pulis..they shouldn't be in this division...lol..5 points clear of the academy of football...

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Re: After Match Debate
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2017, 05:02:46 PM »
Negative tactics nearly cost us, but Evans saves us. :)
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Re: After Match Debate
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2017, 05:03:11 PM »
We were poor today, would have taken a point before the game though.  Subs I felt were a bit negative but we'd lost the battle in the middle of the park so needed to do something there.

I thought the Yacob sub caused us problems, he drops deeper naturally and was the reason why we conceded the second.

Reid was lucky not have been red carded for his 'challenge' on Nyom.  Looks across, no attempt to play the ball and just decided to take Nyom out while in the air.    Like Obiang could have had a second yellow for his foul on Rondon - I think he got away with it due to him hurting his head but we were breaking if he hadn't of been fouled.

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Re: After Match Debate
« Reply #11 on: February 11, 2017, 05:04:39 PM »
Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good.

Massively got away with that.

Though Brunt McAuley and Rondon played well while Allan Nyom was superb.

Very negative substitutions from TP 2nd half and I'd be happy not to see HRK again if I'm honest.

Midfield of Livermore and well Livermore never got to grips with Noble etc. What Fletcher was doing today I have no idea.

Presume Foster was unsighted for the 2nd goal but aside from one dodgy clearance he also had a good game.

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« Reply #12 on: February 11, 2017, 05:05:00 PM »
Great point in the end, would have taken a point at the start. No depth up front and that's why the transfer window was bemusing to so many.

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« Reply #13 on: February 11, 2017, 05:06:23 PM »
Would have take point before the game. West Ham deserved it as more ambition, but saved by a set piece!
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« Reply #14 on: February 11, 2017, 05:07:03 PM »
dug out well.  and Villa lost too   :D

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« Reply #15 on: February 11, 2017, 05:08:19 PM »
Feels like a win and what a cracking header by Johnny  :P

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« Reply #16 on: February 11, 2017, 05:09:01 PM »
TP lost the balance of defence & attack in the 2nd half, we were like king canute. But a point away is a good point.

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« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2017, 05:10:12 PM »
Sometimes it's better to be lucky than good.

Massively got away with that.

Though Brunt McAuley and Rondon played well while Allan Nyom was superb.

Very negative substitutions from TP 2nd half and I'd be happy not to see HRK again if I'm honest.

Midfield of Livermore and well Livermore never got to grips with Noble etc. What Fletcher was doing today I have no idea.

Presume Foster was unsighted for the 2nd goal but aside from one dodgy clearance he also had a good game.

Onto the next.

Just to carry it over from the in game thread. Rondon's so called good hold up play stats:

Aerial duals - 3 out of 11 successful

Committed 4 fouls (highest in our team)

Attacking-wise - 2 shots off target (1 to be fair was a good effort that hit the bar)

Passes - 12 out of 24 successful

I don't know about you, but I'd expect more from a target man, especially one who's supposedly had a good game. And he now hasn't scored in 10 games..

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« Reply #18 on: February 11, 2017, 05:17:51 PM »
Fletcher won our corner that led to the goal

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« Reply #19 on: February 11, 2017, 05:18:14 PM »
Reading the in game thread was funny where you all threw in the towel, haven't seen the game but wrong tactics today i think especially at 1-0.

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« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2017, 05:19:59 PM »
Fletcher won our corner that led to the goal

Jackie on a wind up as per

I assure you I don't wind people up. I'd have been gone from here long ago if I did. Fletcher was rubbish, fair play if he won the corner though.
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Re: After Match Debate
« Reply #21 on: February 11, 2017, 05:21:13 PM »
Reading the in game thread was funny where you all threw in the towel, haven't seen the game but wrong tactics today i think especially at 1-0.

If you'd seen the game you'd have understood why the towel went in. We weren't at the races today, very lucky, but very welcome, point

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« Reply #22 on: February 11, 2017, 05:23:25 PM »
Reading the in game thread was funny where you all threw in the towel, haven't seen the game but wrong tactics today i think especially at 1-0.

To be fair we threw in the towel after half time. Got lucky in the last minute with a corner

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« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2017, 05:28:52 PM »
To be fair we threw in the towel after half time. Got lucky in the last minute with a corner

Nothing meant one thing this team is capable of is scoring from a set piece.

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« Reply #24 on: February 11, 2017, 05:30:25 PM »
Whens the last time we clawed an equaliser/winner in the last minutes?

Bloody great feeling. Shame we didnt win but the way the game had gone you cant argue with a draw.

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« Reply #25 on: February 11, 2017, 05:31:57 PM »
Said to my neighbour i would take a point from this one so contented really....
But i think Fletcher needs a rest and lets have a look at Livermore and the yak together...
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« Reply #26 on: February 11, 2017, 05:32:28 PM »
Nothing meant one thing this team is capable of is scoring from a set piece.

Don't get me wrong, I'm over the moon that we got the equaliser in the last minute. But the way we came out after half time was totally wrong and very nearly cost us

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« Reply #27 on: February 11, 2017, 05:42:18 PM »
Was more like a performance from last season, got an early lead and sat back a lot. Mind, after half-time I think a sub was justified, I just don't know if it should have been Yacob on earlier.

Overall a good point, keeps the gap and we played poor so I can't moan.
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« Reply #28 on: February 11, 2017, 05:47:01 PM »
Good point and I can't stand West Ham so it was amazing to silence their horrid fans right at the end.

Nyom MOTM, he was excellent - reminds me of Yaya Toure in his prime  ;D

Thought the subs were awful and the approach to the second half was an embarrassment, we were lucky to get away with it.

Rondon started well but understandably got worse as we took off all of his support and replaced them with defensive players, then resorted to last season tactic of lumping it in his general direction while he's 50 yards from any of his team mates.

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« Reply #29 on: February 11, 2017, 05:48:30 PM »
Good point and I can't stand West Ham so it was amazing to silence their horrid fans right at the end.

Nyom MOTM, he was excellent - reminds me of Yaya Toure in his prime  ;D

Thought the subs were awful and the approach to the second half was an embarrassment, we were lucky to get away with it.

Rondon started well but understandably got worse as we took off all of his support and replaced them with defensive players, then resorted to last season tactic of lumping it in his general direction while he's 50 yards from any of his team mates.


Totally agree.

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« Reply #30 on: February 11, 2017, 06:05:22 PM »
Chadli don't look happy about keep getting subbed.. I hope this boy can keep it together he is a integral part of our team

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« Reply #31 on: February 11, 2017, 06:07:55 PM »
Chadli don't look happy about keep getting subbed.. I hope this boy can keep it together he is a integral part of our team

It was a terrible decision. Matching them up wasn't a bad idea but if he wasn't willing to withdraw Fletcher or Livermore it had to be Morrison for me.
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« Reply #32 on: February 11, 2017, 06:12:40 PM »
TP's chioce of substitutions almost cost us the match.
He took our fast "wingers" off after which Rondon basically had no service.
(Nyon showed how speed got in behind them).
TP should go and appologise to them both.
He should be man enough to admit his mistake.

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« Reply #33 on: February 11, 2017, 06:27:11 PM »
TP's chioce of substitutions almost cost us the match.
He took our fast "wingers" off after which Rondon basically had no service.
(Nyon showed how speed got in behind them).
TP should go and appologise to them both.
He should be man enough to admit his mistake.
I think the chadli one was spot on, at the time West Ham were pressing hard and chadli offers very little if anything at all defensively. That's not negative in itself just recognising a weakness.

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« Reply #34 on: February 11, 2017, 06:32:11 PM »
I think the chadli one was spot on, at the time West Ham were pressing hard and chadli offers very little if anything at all defensively. That's not negative in itself just recognising a weakness.

He's our main threat. There were others that could have been sacrificed without hurting our shape imo.
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« Reply #35 on: February 11, 2017, 06:43:25 PM »
Just think we should have held our nerve  a little longer before making the change . Think the longer the game went on  they would have lost their nerve a little , but happy with the point

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« Reply #36 on: February 11, 2017, 06:54:50 PM »
Taking Chadli and Phillips off with half an hour to go robs us of the ability to hurt West Ham on the counter and means that Rondon is isolated, it pretty much give West Ham an invite to flood forward. I don't think shutting up shop is a terrible idea but to ignore the defensive value of keeping the ball away from the opposition is a tactical mistake.

The character shown in getting the point back is welcome and demonstrates that if nothing else we have a group have hard working pro's who provided they aren't dead and buried can drag themselves back into  a game.
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« Reply #37 on: February 11, 2017, 07:47:43 PM »
He's our main threat. There were others that could have been sacrificed without hurting our shape imo.
chadlis a good offensive player no doubt, but on his most recent form he's far from our main threat. That would be Phillips, hence that change puzzled me a little if I'm honest. That was a change that put HRk on.

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« Reply #38 on: February 11, 2017, 08:15:48 PM »
Pulis at his best, negative.god that was rubbish, take off your flare players and we have no chance of winning.pity really after our best away turnout First half we had that sealed. But the subs cost us. Wet spam are a team of johnny foreigners  dis organised we really should have won today. Nuck knows what pulis said at half time, what's the problem we're fu..ink safe for Christ sakes , push the boat out we could have been celebrating a cup run next week. Fed up with being ripped of for a beer in this shot hole, you know what I am saying . Just disappointed we didn't take advantage that's all
Rubbish ? , didnt play as well as of late but not rubbish.
I agree the subs were a little unusual but West Ham changed their shape at half time and we were getting over run badly by a physical side. I think TPs idea was right but the players couldnt pull it off due to bad passing out 2nd half.
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« Reply #39 on: February 11, 2017, 08:19:48 PM »
TP's chioce of substitutions almost cost us the match.
He took our fast "wingers" off after which Rondon basically had no service.
(Nyon showed how speed got in behind them).
TP should go and appologise to them both.
He should be man enough to admit his mistake.
Other than staying with Cresswell first half i thought Phillips was very quiet.
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« Reply #40 on: February 11, 2017, 08:26:35 PM »
You make your own luck and we just don

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« Reply #41 on: February 11, 2017, 08:26:49 PM »
I thought Dawson was excellent today. Nyom was superb though.

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« Reply #42 on: February 11, 2017, 08:30:14 PM »
You make your own luck and we just don`t give in got tactic`s wrong blah blah unbeaten in 4 and 8th 5 points clear and some of you still moan role on Bournmouth

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« Reply #43 on: February 11, 2017, 08:38:26 PM »
trying to holding on to a 1 goal lead without the threat of hitting a team on the brake with so much of the 2nd half remanding, 9 times out of 10 leads to a team either drawing or loseing. You got away with this one TP

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« Reply #44 on: February 11, 2017, 09:00:14 PM »
How is their first not flagged offside?

Also can't criticise the substitutions today when one scored.
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« Reply #45 on: February 11, 2017, 09:07:39 PM »
How is their first not flagged offside?

Also can't criticise the substitutions today when one scored.
to be fair I don't see why he disallowed the goal when Dawson got injured. didn't see a foul or an offside so baffled by that decision.

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« Reply #46 on: February 11, 2017, 09:14:41 PM »
On wm said west ham player just offside but was very tight

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« Reply #47 on: February 11, 2017, 09:29:47 PM »
There was a west ham player offside for both of attempts. The disallowed goal he was definitely interfering with llay. He was obstructing Foster's view. Even for the actual goal I think the offside player interfered with play, he moves towards the ball and you can see it throw Foster off.

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« Reply #48 on: February 11, 2017, 10:31:56 PM »
Happy with the draw but really, really enjoying the Wet Spam whingeing. Arrogant bastards can't cope when they don't get the preferential treatment they think is their right.

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« Reply #49 on: February 11, 2017, 11:57:45 PM »
Foul on Foster for disallowed goal.Pushed by Antonio.

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« Reply #50 on: February 12, 2017, 12:03:46 AM »
Having just watched the highlights what the hell was Slaven yowling about? The celebrations for the equaliser looked class too  :D

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« Reply #51 on: February 12, 2017, 12:20:34 AM »
The referee I my opinion got all of the decisions right except their first goal Antonio was definitely offside and obstructed Foster. The so called penalties they wanted were not their players had a habit of going down too easily. Bilic lost a lot of my respect with his constant whingeing.

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« Reply #52 on: February 12, 2017, 12:32:46 AM »
Bilic was a utter disgrace this afternoon.
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« Reply #53 on: February 12, 2017, 01:25:18 AM »
Having just watched the highlights what the hell was Slaven yowling about? The celebrations for the equaliser looked class too  :D

I noticed that on the MOTD highlights, especially from Foster.

The disallowed goal was the correct decision both for being offside and pushing Foster. Bilic was way out of order, the only contentious issue was a possible foul in the build up to our first goal but even that wasn't clear cut.
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« Reply #54 on: February 12, 2017, 07:46:41 AM »
Bilic was a utter disgrace this afternoon.


Lost a lot of respect for him today with his antics on the touchline, bloke should have been sent to the stands in the first half.
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« Reply #55 on: February 12, 2017, 07:51:28 AM »
Always great to get an equaliser in stoppage time leads to some wild celebrations, feeling it a little this morning. Yes we got a little lucky but when in the kind of form we've been in lately you get a little luck on your side every so often and long may it continue.

As for those whining West Ham fans that see us as irrelevant they only have to compare the honours list of both clubs to realise they are talking out of their arses. As for style of play and those that say they wouldn't pay to watch us each week they need to look at the current league table as we have more wins, scored the same amount of goals and conceded less than them so thanks for the four points this season boys.
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« Reply #56 on: February 12, 2017, 09:04:05 AM »
Just watched the big issues on MOTD. To my shock they didn't back West Ham! The ref got them all right. As for that penalty that wasn't given Snodgrass has proven over recent weeks to fall over in and around the box far too easily and he's been found out by refs.

Chadli looked disappointed to go off but handled it professionally - hope we don't pee him off to much by hauling him off early every week.

We fought well in the last ten minutes and before West Ham scored i thought we were beginning to look the more likely.

Gotta be a Johnny Evans goal?

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« Reply #57 on: February 12, 2017, 09:10:31 AM »
Just watched the big issues on MOTD. To my shock they didn't back West Ham! The ref got them all right. As for that penalty that wasn't given Snodgrass has proven over recent weeks to fall over in and around the box far too easily and he's been found out by refs.

Chadli looked disappointed to go off but handled it professionally - hope we don't pee him off to much by hauling him off early every week.

We fought well in the last ten minutes and before West Ham scored i thought we were beginning to look the more likely.

Gotta be a Johnny Evans goal?


Yes. Why they've credited  GMac with the goal I will never know. I couldn't even see a touch off him, if there was a touch it was minuscule.

Definitely Evans' goal.

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« Reply #58 on: February 12, 2017, 09:17:32 AM »

Yes. Why they've credited  GMac with the goal I will never know. I couldn't even see a touch off him, if there was a touch it was minuscule.

Definitely Evans' goal.

GMac is in my fantasy team though, so every cloud...

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« Reply #59 on: February 12, 2017, 10:06:31 AM »
I think Pulis decided to protect a point when we were winning.  By taking off our pace and flair surrendered our attacking threat and gave West Ham a much easier ride in the second half.  Their weakness is their defence and they looked vulnerable when we pressed in the first half.  Going forward, they aren't too bad so we allowed them to take control far to easily through our changes.  It also left Rondon isolated and ineffective. 

No surprise that they drew level and I felt it was inevitable that they would grab the winner.  We were lucky to get a set piece in the 93 minute to get us out of jail. At half time I still felt it was a game we could win and at the end I felt lucky to come away with a point.

The ref got all the major decisions correct except he seemd to miss the awful on Nyom near the end which at the time looked like a straight red but haven't seen any footage of it after. 

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« Reply #60 on: February 12, 2017, 10:12:24 AM »
Two managers who have thrown their toy's out of the pram in a week. Long may it continue.
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« Reply #61 on: February 12, 2017, 10:58:57 AM »
I think Pulis decided to protect a point when we were winning.  By taking off our pace and flair surrendered our attacking threat and gave West Ham a much easier ride in the second half.  Their weakness is their defence and they looked vulnerable when we pressed in the first half.  Going forward, they aren't too bad so we allowed them to take control far to easily through our changes.  It also left Rondon isolated and ineffective. 

No surprise that they drew level and I felt it was inevitable that they would grab the winner.  We were lucky to get a set piece in the 93 minute to get us out of jail. At half time I still felt it was a game we could win and at the end I felt lucky to come away with a point.

The ref got all the major decisions correct except he seemd to miss the awful on Nyom near the end which at the time looked like a straight red but haven't seen any footage of it after.
If he'd caught Nyom, it could well have been a straight red

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« Reply #62 on: February 12, 2017, 11:22:05 AM »
I was sat in with the home fans, but enjoyed the match, the ground and the whole day. Referee got all the decisions right. First half we always looked a threat. Second half we reverted to type, with Foster time wasting. Got what we deserved for that, but did not give up. A draw was about right. My first Pulis time away game since the Villa cup game two years ago. We have improved, but still have the boring traits. West ham were quite open at the back. An attack minded manager may have seen us win 3-1 or 4-2, but second half was all about trying to hang to what we had got.

I am not a Pulis fan, and never will be, but we are a lot better than this time last year. Trouble is we seem to be happy to be a mid table non entity. No one other than the statisticians remember who finished 8th or 9th in a season. Fifty years next year since we won anything. Possibly one of the worst records of the teams in the top two divisions, and that is frustrating. We can't keep showing Astle's goal can we?




   

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« Reply #63 on: February 12, 2017, 11:57:16 AM »
Found this West Ham vlog on youtube - very interesting take on the game including a visit pre-match to Upton Park - fair play! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08LBMQoNRZk
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« Reply #64 on: February 12, 2017, 12:18:05 PM »
Fletcher won our corner that led to the goal

Jackie on a wind up as per

No he isn't

Its a summary I agree with tbh.

He has given a balanced post with criticism and praise in equal measure.
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« Reply #65 on: February 12, 2017, 01:29:59 PM »
Although a point away at West Ham is good on paper, I'm disappointed why we don't enough have enough belief in our own creative players. Chadli, Morrison and Philipps are quite capable of opening up defences of West Ham's standard, but TP doesn't want to risk a more open game. We virtually handed the midfield to West Ham second half and on the law of averages they should have beaten us. It's not as if we are in a dire relegation battle.
I'm genuinely worried that if this happens too often, the likes of Chadli and Phillips are going to get peed off and we'll end up like last season packing the team with holding midfielders with little or no support for the No.9.
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« Reply #66 on: February 12, 2017, 02:07:30 PM »
Except our midfield was being over run in the middle as West Ham had changed shape.  I think we went a lottle too negative but at the time we took Chadli off we needed to try something.

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« Reply #67 on: February 12, 2017, 02:15:29 PM »
He changed it because they had the freedom of the park down our left.  We actually had a decent ten minutes straight after that. 

None of Chadli, Morrison or Phillips had anything like decent games yesterday and TP was right to change things. 

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« Reply #68 on: February 12, 2017, 02:24:19 PM »
I'd have settled for  a draw before the game, they're a decent side with a couple of flare players but not so good at the back.
Its a great point if we can follow it up with a home win against Bournemouth next time out
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« Reply #69 on: February 12, 2017, 03:45:13 PM »
Celebrated like a loony when the equalizer went in.

Absolutely brilliant feeling, made for a great return journey  8) .
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« Reply #70 on: February 12, 2017, 04:36:06 PM »
Found this West Ham vlog on youtube - very interesting take on the game including a visit pre-match to Upton Park - fair play! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08LBMQoNRZk

He calls it Upton Park, most die hard West Ham fans call it The Boleyn Ground. Probably hasn't been going long judging by the fluff on his face.

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« Reply #71 on: February 13, 2017, 12:25:26 AM »
He calls it Upton Park, most die hard West Ham fans call it The Boleyn Ground. Probably hasn't been going long judging by the fluff on his face.

In fairness I've met many dyed in the wool West Ham supporters over the years. I've never once heard any of them refer to Upton Park as the Boleyn Ground. Only really noticed it appear as a term in vocab' over the last decade or do.

Truth time DW, and purely as an aside, when you went to West Ham in years gone by did you refer to it as Upton Park or the Boleyn? I only ask as you are something of a traditionalist yourself. Well, when not forming plans for the Albion to move to Wednesbury of course  ;) .
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« Reply #72 on: February 13, 2017, 12:25:35 AM »
Still enjoying Bilic getting sent to the stands, hilarious!

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« Reply #73 on: February 13, 2017, 09:31:38 AM »
Terrible from Pulis tactically, they looked terrible at the back and we should've got at them more especially at one up. The subs he made were criminal and just invited pressure . Lucky escape with the equliser but superb limbs at the end cant beat it.

Soul-less bowl of a ground. Thought we made good noise though.

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« Reply #74 on: February 13, 2017, 10:41:07 AM »
http://kumb.com/story.php?id=131010

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« Reply #75 on: February 13, 2017, 11:24:12 AM »
Why are opposition fans still saying Pulis is playing awful football??

I dont get it....weve played some lovely stuff this year, its there for all to see aswell...the league table does not lie.

Did they say that when we hammered them at home??

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« Reply #76 on: February 13, 2017, 11:56:08 AM »
Why are opposition fans still saying Pulis is playing awful football??

I dont get it....weve played some lovely stuff this year, its there for all to see aswell...the league table does not lie.

Did they say that when we hammered them at home??


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« Reply #77 on: February 13, 2017, 11:57:33 AM »
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« Reply #78 on: February 13, 2017, 03:41:59 PM »
Looks like 6 is our luck number, that's the 3rd consecutive match where we've scored in the 6th minute.

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« Reply #79 on: February 13, 2017, 03:48:16 PM »
Looks like 6 is our luck number, that's the 3rd consecutive match where we've scored in the 6th minute.

How times have changed, not that long since when someone would have noted 3rd consecutive match where we've scored - full stop!
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« Reply #80 on: February 13, 2017, 03:56:41 PM »
How times have changed, not that long since when someone would have noted 3rd consecutive match where we've scored - full stop!
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« Reply #81 on: February 13, 2017, 04:37:37 PM »
slaven bilic been charged with misconduct, to be fair i did think he was going to start singing with it
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« Reply #82 on: February 13, 2017, 06:07:05 PM »

i should be more carefull what i say when intoxicated
And what you post online.
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« Reply #83 on: February 13, 2017, 06:12:40 PM »

hes tarnished mate, it wasnt pretty viewing that second half
Tarnished ? , only by people who havent seen a decent enough side since early November.
2nd half not great but nowhere near as bad as some say imo , even Merson is praising us !
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« Reply #84 on: February 13, 2017, 06:17:01 PM »
slaven bilic been charged with misconduct, to be fair i did think he was going to start singing with it

Thankfully the FA saw his antics that we witnessed first hand from him and his oppo on Saturday.
They were a disgrace along with some of his senior players with their prolonged whinging and abuse of officials let alone some dubious diving and late tackles they got away with.
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« Reply #85 on: February 13, 2017, 06:56:21 PM »
Just watched the highlights. Why wasnt Snodgrass booked for that pathetic dive?

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« Reply #86 on: February 14, 2017, 10:06:12 AM »
Why are opposition fans still saying Pulis is playing awful football??

I dont get it....weve played some lovely stuff this year, its there for all to see aswell...the league table does not lie.

Did they say that when we hammered them at home??



Reputations stick, we could start playing like Barcelona and the opposition fans will still say we hoofed it as that is what they are now programmed to think.
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« Reply #87 on: February 14, 2017, 10:07:05 AM »
Just watched the highlights. Why wasnt Snodgrass booked for that pathetic dive?

Referee didn't have the balls.
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« Reply #88 on: February 14, 2017, 10:33:44 AM »
Reputations stick, we could start playing like Barcelona and the opposition fans will still say we hoofed it as that is what they are now programmed to think.


like i said hes tarnished
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trouble is with being so far away from the pitch you do miss some of the close game
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« Reply #90 on: February 14, 2017, 11:32:20 PM »
Tarnished ? , only by people who havent seen a decent enough side since early November.
2nd half not great but nowhere near as bad as some say imo , even Merson is praising us !
Agree with that. Lets look down the road at Vile and Wolves after their scores tonight!! It was a decent point away at a team who have had some good results of late.

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Reputations stick, we could start playing like Barcelona and the opposition fans will still say we hoofed it as that is what they are now programmed to think.

not just programmed.... it is also an easy way for them to dismiss a bad result..

it like it doesn't count because they claim it was hoofball.... makes them feel better about themselves
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