Sam Allardyce – a member of panel at the ‘You Are the Ref’ event last night – did a runner at the end of a discussion on modern day refereeing.
Keith Hackett has given every West Ham an apology for the worst refereeing decision in our club’s history – the sending off of Tony Gale in the 1991 FA Cup semi final at Villa Park against Nottingham Forest!
David Gold has paid his own personal tribute to Mark Noble following the midfielder signing a new five and half year deal.
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew has written to Eagles fans urging them to attend the match at the Boleyn tomorrow but admits the £44 cost of tickets at Upton Park is “expensive”.
West Ham haven’t heard the remotest whisper that Winston Reid has agreed a pre-contract deal with another club despite talks at Upton Park having seemingly stalled.
David Gold wants refs to make it 100 per cent clear to captains, penalty takers and keepers that a last second penalty will LITERALLY be the final kick of the match!
When a footballer says: “It’s not about money” a sceptical collective sigh usually goes passes through the listeners.
Sam Allardyce expects Palace to play a counter attacking game at the Boleyn this weekend relying on players such as Jason Puncheon, Wilfried Zaha and and Dwight Gayle to make an impact.
The Irons are reportedly facing competition from AC Milan and Newcastle United in the race for Montpellier midfielder Morgan Sanson.