Saturday, 24 April 2010
Well Played Wiley Coyote!
I thought Alan Too Old To Ref Wiley had a brilliant game today. The guy carries a few extra pounds and is certainly no pup, but he was up and down the pitch all 90 minutes and really had his finger on the pulse. He has clearly watched Behrami and had his number well and truly. How many times did Behrami nose dive into the turf after losing control, only for Wiley to shake his head and wave play on? The home crowd didn't like it at first, but after two or three rejections by Wiley, the anger turned on Behrami instead. We know what the guy is up to and, if we are honest, that is not the West Ham way and not what we want to see. Instead of conning refs, Behrami might like to work on his first touch and try dribbling instead of kicking it ahead of him and scrambling after it.
And Wiley had Ilan's number too. Just as with Behrami, Ilan seems to think that an opposition player coming within a yard of him is unfair and merits a free kick. Just like Behrami, he throws himself to the floor at the merest hint of physical contact, and Wiley was having none of it from him either. Of course, this was not to our advantage but it was refreshing to see a ref standing for no nonsense.
And the handball goal? It wasn't handball, Rodallega put it in with his cock. Maybe a case for a drugs probe perhaps, has he been popping Viagra or was he just excited to be in the presence of all those Essex girls? Maybe, looking at that picture above, Wiley has researched Rodallega too!
Posted by Hammersfan at 22:30