UK time is: 02:23:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

The Downside of Youth!

This afternoon, well shortly after lunchtime, West Ham will be hoping to earn a much-needed away win, at Villa Park.

We`ll be facing a Villa side that have been flirting with relegation and who have a starting eleven packed with youngsters.

James Tomkins, set to start at the heart of the West Ha defence, remembers the problems West Ham encountered when the team was, how you might say, very young, remarking,

"It is a hard situation with all the young lads throughout their team. I remember being in a relegation fight under Gianfranco Zola as a young lad, still learning my trade. It was hard. All the experienced lads were important."

"It`s hard when you are down there. You need experienced heads around you."


It remains to be seen if our experienced team can get the better of the Villa youth, let`s hope so!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Rossy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday February 10 2013

Time: 11:19AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent West Ham United Articles

A West Ham Transfer Target? (Friday October 24 2014)

Contract Talk (Friday October 24 2014)

Carroll`s Back in Training! (Friday October 24 2014)

He`s Our Yaya Toure! (Friday October 24 2014)

Sam's City Press Conference! (Thursday October 23 2014)

Kouyate Return Is On! (Thursday October 23 2014)

City Hold No Fears! (Thursday October 23 2014)

Surely Not to QPR! (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Kouyate to Return for City Fixture (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Stratford Costs Increasing! (Monday October 20 2014)

Archived West Ham United Articles

List All Vital West Ham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 8 7 1 0 15 22
2. Man City 8 5 2 1 10 17
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 2 11

Breaking League News

Going for Three Points This Time!
Chelsea : 24/10/2014 22:00:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2014-15 - Hull (Home)
Liverpool : 24/10/2014 20:00:00
Villa to Sign Cleverley in January!
Man Utd : 24/10/2014 18:43:00
Pearson On Competition amp; Swansea Threat
Leicester City : 24/10/2014 18:31:00
Pellegrini Expecting Tough West Ham Test
Man City : 24/10/2014 18:17:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

West Ham v Manchester City?
Suggested By:  rossy
Hammers to Win! 0%
City to Win! 0%
A Draw! 100%