Vital Football

Latest West Ham United News

The Downside of Youth!

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!

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



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

Writer:Rossy
Date:Sunday February 10 2013
Time: 11:19AM

Login to post a comment

Recent West Ham United Articles

Bilic Press Conference - Liverpool (a)

A difficult fixture during difficult times.

The West Ham Utd Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for West Ham United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

FA Cup 3rd Round - Hammers v City - Live on the BBC

With the draw for the 3rd round of the FA Cup having taken place on Monday evening, West Ham United were not given anything like an easy tie.

The Next Three Games are Crucial

You get the impression that West Ham United are approaching a crucial part of the season.

Archived Vital West Ham Articles

Vital West Ham articles from

Site Journalists

Rossy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Liverpool v West Ham?
Suggested By: rossy
Liverpool to Win!1%
West Ham to Win!83%
A Draw!16%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
15 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
16 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 14 3 2 9 11 -18
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent West Ham United Results (view all)

West Ham United Fixtures (view all)

Dec 11 2016 4:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 7:45PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Leicester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 5:15PM : Manchester United (H)
Barclays Premier League
The Vital Football Members League