Mark Tupper Or Alf Noble-Tough Of The Track?

The tragic events of the last few hours really do put things into perspective when it comes to lamenting the conceding of an injury time equaliser away to Leicester City, we had planned to do an article criticising the actions on the pitch of Hammers captain Mark Noble by comparing his approach and style of football to that of the old victor character Alf Tupper,

Leicester City FC v West Ham United Team Sheets

Leicester City: Schmeichel, Amartey, Soyuncu, Maguire, Chilwell, Ghezzal, Iborra, Ndidi, Maddison, Iheanacho, Albrighton. Subs: Ward, Evans, Gray, Okazaki, Vardy, Mendy, Pereira.
West Ham United:Fabianski, Zabaleta, Balbuena, Diop, Noble, Masuaku, Anderson, Rice, Snodgrass, Diangana, Chicharito. Subs: Adrian, Cresswell, Ogbonna, Fredericks, Antonio, Powell, Coventry

Hammers Only One Injury Away From Full Blown Crisis

Irrespective of who is in charge of West Ham United's medical team, and they've tried a few, the results still seem to be the same. Perpetually injured players have become part of the club's DNA but who is to blame? There are several choices as to who or what is responsible, the Rush Green training facility has come under close scrutiny with many believing that it is not fit for purpose despite it being a major upgrade from the old Chadwell Heath site.

One Or The Other Of Two Loanees May Re-Join On Loan

One of two players who had successful loan spells at West Ham United but currently find themselves out of favour with their own teams could potentially make a return to the club.

The General And The Monster-Balbuena And Diop-What A Pair!

Despite the obvious disappointment of losing 1-0 to much disliked London Rivals Tottenham at the London Stadium, many Hammers fans are relishing the 'bigger picture' and confirmation that at last the club has a centre back pairing every bit as good as the Ginger Pele and Winston Reid when in their pomp.

Provisional Team Sheets West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur

West Ham United: Fabianski, Zabaleta, Balbuena, Diop, Cresswell, Rice, Noble, Snodgrass, Yarmolenko, Arnautovic, Anderson. Subs: Adrian, Fredericks, Ogbonna, Masuaku, Dianang, Antonio, Perez.
Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Trippier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Davies, Dier, Winks; Son, Eriksen, Moura, Kane. Subs: Lamela, Wanyama, Walker-Peters, Llorente, Gazzaniga, Davies, Skipp.

The Best Of The Rest And The Rest Of The Best

The Barclays Premier League is essentially made up of three groups of teams, the Best, the Next best and the Best of the Rest, Tottenham are probably up in the Best and West Ham are currently in the Next best category, but these assesments can change quickly, for example a victory on Saturday at the london Stadium would propel the visitors well up in the Best of teams stakes, whereas as a similar result for the home team would reinforce their position in the Next best league table slots.

Proxy Rivals An Analysis Of West Ham v Tottenham A Fans View

The Media to like to 'big up' the 'massive' rivalry between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur, but historically this has not always been the case. Geographically Arsenal have always been Tottenham's closest rivals and so it was on the pitch for many years back in the day. West Ham's closest top flight rivals as the crow flies before the move to the London Stadium were Crystal Palace and achieved similar success, or lack of it, as West Ham, from an Irons fans view the other rivals were Chelsea and of course Millwall!

West Ham vs Spurs Double Header An Opposition Fan’s View.

Bearing in mind there are two fixtures against Tottenham at the London Stadium within the space of eleven days it would be foolish not to concentrate on the potential match outcomes as well as the usual rivalry between both sets of fans. We are fortunate to be able to feature a view from the opposition courtesy of spurs for life we are reciprocating with a view from the opposition from a West Ham fans point of view.

For Once Players Generally Return Without Additional Injuries

West Ham United have a dreadful history with regards to players returning from international duty having picked up bad injuries, fortunately it appears that the medical team will be able to concentrate on getting the long term injured fit rather than having to address new issues with the exception of Arthur Masuaku who has been sent home from the DR Congo camp with what is described as a very minor ankle injury.


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