Monday, November 06, 2006

West Ham United v Arsenal - Player Ratings

Not taking anything away from a gutsy West Ham performance & yet another 90 minutes of powder puff in front of goal by Thierry & co but yet again we have been robbed by the inadequacies of a poor referee, last week "old mother Riley" this week "Knob" Styles! Apart from not awarding the most blatant penalty you will see this season when Hleb was taken down in the box, ironically committed by a player that was allowed to stay on the pitch after going in studs up into Robin Van Persies knee in the first half, but he also mysteriously booked Clichy failed to book a dive by the dirty foreigner Bowyer & just about got every crucial decision wrong. Although I am sure the boss will put this result down to a combination of poor refereeing and the exertions of mid week the truth is we are not being anywhere near ruthless enough in front of goal.

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