By CandH forum follower Neil Down Under
David Moyes has been used to seeing a squad, over the previous two seasons that would die for each other on the pitch.
Quite a few new signings were made over the summer, and so far this season we don’t seem to be seeing that same togetherness in the squad.
Possibly it is just the disruption of the newcomers settling in, or perhaps we’re just reading too much into it and actually things are still sweet with the squad.
How often as West Ham fans have we seen this relegation scenario?
A couple of wins, some distance points wise between us and the bottom three and the pressure lifts. All of a sudden our form guide suggests that if we’d been playing this way all season we’d be top six.
But a loss means the pressure builds and every game is a cup final. Mentally, it must be exhausting.
More so for those who joined the squad over the summer, they came to push on for Europe and instead find themselves in a relegation fight.
Roll up the sleeves boys, time to front up this baptism of fire. If we survive this season, next won’t be a shock to you, and we can push on again for Europe and domestic honours.
“Roll up the sleeves boys, time to front up this baptism of fire. If we survive this season, next won’t be a shock to you, and we can push on again for Europe and domestic honours.”
And hopefully without David Moyes in charge.
Nice to hear from an Aussie.I have two brothers who live in NSW who follow the Hammers.
Sometimes, we find ourselves trapped in our own echo chamber, so looking at things from another perspective is enlightening. Thanks, Neil Down Under some valid points made.
It’s definitely time to roll up the sleeves and show a bit of grit and guile
Great to have an Aussie contributing and shows that Hammers Fans are far and wide COYI
Absolutely agree with everything you said Neil from down under. Great to hear from someone with some positivity about them. Our form since the turn of the year actually hasn’t been bad as you say. I think unbeaten at home in 2023 if I’m not mistaken. When Moyes brought in all the new players in the summer I think he knew there was a risk if it upsetting the balance but how many times do we see foreign players improving drastically by their second season in the premier league as they get used to the pace and physicality. As for Europe we’ve won ten games in a row so not a problem there. Best we’ve done in Europe since the sixties. Onwards and upwards.
Hahaha, brilliant. Thanks guys.
I’m going to add this to my resume, “Published in a news journal of note.”
Never let the truth get in the way of a good story 😉