Tag Archives: Andy Carroll

Sportsthoughts (53) – Battle of the Exes

Tomorrow afternoon West Ham are away to Newcastle. West Ham’s manager, Sam Allardyce, was sacked by Newcastle in 2008, after a rather unhappy period in charge. Newcastle’s manager, Alan Pardew, was sacked by West Ham in 2006 after quite a … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (42) – Whay-ay, the Big Man joins Big Sam at West Ham!

I’m surprised and rather delighted that Andy Carroll has joined West Ham on a season long loan, with an option, I think, to make it permanent. He’s a high quality player, a bit of a throwback to the days when … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (8) – festive football madness

Back to work, finally, tomorrow. Dumped the Christmas tree today.  The festive season is truly over. As ever, the footie went a bit bonkers over the festive season. Is it the sprouts or a heavy-lying Christmas pud that turns some … Continue reading

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