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Cottee: “The fans need more entertainment”

TCotteeTony Cottee admits he’s heard the Hammers  booed off many times, but “that’s the first time I’ve heard it after winning a match.”

Cottee was among the fans last night as Sam Allardyce’s men beat Hull City 2-1 and admits he wasn’t enamoured with what was on offer.

He said: ““I do have sympathy for the fans – they pay a lot money and if you’re paying up to £60 to watch a game you want a bit more entertainment than they got last night.”

Talking to TalkSport about the team’s season he added:  “They are about where I expected them to be – they’re not going to compete for the top eight at the moment.

“They needed a period of stability after the horrendous time under Avram Grant and they needed someone like Sam to steady the ship.

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“That’s what he does, he’s very good at it. He gets his team organised and they finish mid-table.



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