Pissing it all away, the West Ham way

Pissing it all away
Don’t you know it’s the West Ham way…

West Ham in crisis? Geez, it took you that long? Gambling between players, egos and cliques from last year meant that Alan Pardew had no control over the squad – the cancer that Magnusson talked about was definitely there.

But Magnusson chose to kick out the wrong person – he took the easy option out instead of backing Pardew against the squad and helping him fix things by offloading non-performing players. Curbs got a win in the first game, but since then, NOTHING.

Yesterday against Tottenham West Ham had a glorious chance to win and give the side some momentum. Under Pardew, there is no way this team would have given up their 2-0 lead. Pardew is a fighter by nature, he would have had the West Ham squad dig in and fight for their lives. Curbs apparently told them to play as they were playing, urging caution.

Caution doesn’t work with this West Ham squad and if Curbishley is ‘surprised’ by WH’s naivety, he shouldn’t be their manager.

Anton Ferdinand

Before today I had trouble understanding why people hated Rio Ferdinand so much. Now, looking at his brother, I can understand why. Anton is everything that Rio is, but worse. He’s still 21 and quite often people forget that, but his defending has been awful this season for West Ham and like the rest of the squad, he doesn’t seem to have his heart in it.

Anton will leave West Ham next season along with Tevez, the only question is where he will go.

West Ham’s future

Step 1: Humiliation till the end of the season / (.1% chance of a great escape – if they win 9 games in a row).

Step 2: Relegation

Step 3: Players’ Sale

Step 4: ???

Where will West Ham be – mentally – next season? Will they bounce back with the problems they have right now? West Ham have the better players but Charlton have the better manager, so it will be interesting to see which of them manage to get back the earliest.

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