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Internationals A Saviour?

Internationals A Saviour?

I don't go along with it, but Alan Pardew believes the international break could be his saviour.

The Hammers have lost five consecutive games, are without a goal in 488 minutes of football, and are yet to keep a clean sheet. And you don't get over that by sitting around for two weeks scratching your backside.

Ask any footballer ... when you suffer a defeat you want to get back out there and put it right in the next match. Not spend 14 days hiding under the bed. And if that is what certain players want to do at this moment in time ... they shouldn't be at the club!

Pardew: 'We have to come out fighting and make sure we claw ourselves up the league.

Roeder: 'We have the makings of a very good team here but at the moment the results are not reflecting that.

'I can't fault their endeavour and application but I look at the team and the rhythm of our passing and until we get a settled back four I don't think we will be at full speed.

'We have had a few permutations up front but we can't get it in the goal. But we saw Tevez's quality and if one of those efforts had gone in I sensed we would come alive. Our first three shots all hit the keeper but theirs flew into the corner.

'I can't remember in my managerial career so many chances going astray as there have been in the last few matches.

'My experience tells me that will change and I have had good experience of the pressure of the situation.'



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Date:Monday October 2 2006
Time: 2:11PM

Comments

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He could be right, this gives him time to sort his squad out and get them ready.
jono_forest
02/10/2006 14:31:00
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We need a class center half with proven leadership
red1
04/10/2006 22:55:00
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Not ***** exscuses....
red1
04/10/2006 22:59:00
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