Kalvin Phillips

West Ham Fans Fume After Phillips’ Lack Of Respect


West Ham United’s crushing 5-2 defeat to Crystal Palace has reignited calls from fans to terminate Kalvin Phillips’ loan deal from Manchester City. Phillips’ overall performance throughout his loan stint has left supporters frustrated.

Many fans believe the season effectively ended for West Ham a month ago in the Newcastle match. They point to the moment David Moyes substituted Michail Antonio for Phillips with the Hammers leading 3-1. West Ham subsequently surrendered the lead and lost 4-3, with Phillips accused of “strolling around the pitch” during the collapse.

Adding to the frustration, Phillips was caught on camera swearing at a West Ham fan who called him “useless” after the Newcastle debacle. This incident, coupled with a string of earlier poor performances and a red card, has left fans questioning why Manchester City were so eager to offload him.

The recent defeat against Palace has further fueled fan anger. While most West Ham players apologised to the traveling supporters after the match, Phillips was seen laughing and joking with Crystal Palace’s Eberechi Eze. This perceived lack of respect has infuriated fans who believe he should be showing more commitment despite being on loan.

Perhaps West Ham would have been better served by giving a chance to academy prospect Lewis Orford instead of signing Phillips?

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  • Anonymous says:

    Agreed why not play a youngster rather than this 2 Bob chancer

  • Simon says:

    Another big Moyes mess-up!
    And why the board authorized another big waste of millions of pounds on a clearly out of form/unfit Phillips, is totally unbelievable too?
    And in the meantime Moyes continues to snub our potential academy players. And this also under the currently board and new sporting director … Mr Mark Noble.
    Hopefully Moyes and Phillip’s will be gone soon. Please !

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