The match day noise and smell of food, music playing and children playing football all gone and cloak of silence surrounding the ground. I tried to imagine the match day, groups of people drinking and chatting, lining up for food, buying their programmes, voices of children calling and the sense of anticipation rising as fans poured into the stadium itself.
After the excellent performance at Anfield against runaway league leaders Liverpool, the Hammers followed that up with a convincing win against The Saints at the London Stadium
The draw against The Seagulls at London Stadium on Saturday felt like a defeat. After holding a 3-1 lead the shape of the team changed when Moyes replaced Antonio with Masuaku and put 5 at the back we lost the movement and danger we had going forward.
I have not felt angry about the club for a while, but I felt anger on Saturday. I’m not angry with the owners – I don’t think that will achieve anything. They are here for the long haul. (Although there is talk of a stay away protest for the Liverpool game) I am not angry with Moyes, he was badly treated the last time he managed us and now he has inherited a team in a torrid state and low on confidence and quality. He is doing the best he can.
The Moyes effect seems to have stalled somewhat having seen the Hammers secure 1 point from a possible 6. The match against The Blades was dire and with Moyes return to London Stadium against his old club, there was little else to cheer except not losing.
Moyes brings festive cheer to London Stadium as West Ham United start 2020 with a win.
A miserable night of football as West Ham legend Martin Peters is honoured before the game.
What a miserable night for football Monday 9th December was. We went from needing probably another goal to seal the match to collapsing against Arsenal and losing all 3 points.
Before the bulldozers rolled in to dismantle the old stadium I took one of my sons on a tour one over cast day in May 2016. For me, it was an emotional and moving experience but one I needed to take to finally see that we had left the old ground behind and we neededContinue reading “Boleyn Ground Stadium Tour”
The move from the Boleyn Ground to London Stadium has divided Hammers fans from the moment the plans were presented right up to the present day.