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Sportsthoughts (156) – Dimitri Payet and West Ham: love turns to betrayal

In January, Dimitri Payet, West Ham’s one time hero, refused to play for the club. This is a man apparently on £125,000 a week – football persists in describing salaries as a weekly amount. £6.5 million a year. Refusing to … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (144) – The genius of Dimitri Payet

West Ham have a new hero. A midfielder with such skill – and passion – that he ranks with the greats of our club. I’m talking midfield creatives here, so the World Cup 66 trio aren’t involved. We are talking … Continue reading

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