Monday, November 06, 2006

West Ham rode their luck last season but the day of reckoning has ...

I’VE always had a soft spot for West Ham United. My mum (total lifetime betting, £3) put a pound on them to win the 1980 FA Cup Final against Arsenal and we all (believe it or not) went out to dinner on the winnings. I am afraid, however, that last season they spoilt it somewhat. I still love them, but last season they did something unforgivably annoying — they defied the Fink Tank. Or at least they appeared to. And it is important you understand that before you read what follows. .

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