wnol.info March 22 2018

West Ham fans protest on dark afternoon at London Stadium

March 22 2018, 05:56 | Van Peters

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"It's hard don't get me wrong when you've got 50, 60-thousand here and a big percentage are not happy with where the club is, so the players take the brunt of it".

Chris Wood's double from the bench was overshadowed by a toxic atmosphere as co-chairmen David Gold and David Sullivan were escorted out of the directors' box for their safety with supporters chanting about the club's leadership.

"Overall I have worked higher up but I would say it's the most competitive it's been".

Another said: "I can understand West Ham fans anger and frustration but this is disgusting". If someone approaches me, I'll protect myself.

"We are footballers and we are targets but we have got to protect ourselves". They wanted to show their emotion.

"Now's nearly that time to hopefully have that little edge of "shoulders back, let's take it on" and that little bit of nervousness that comes on a tough run dissipates quickly".

"The atmosphere was frightful".

The 36-year old who once plied his trade in the Premier League is regarded as one of the finest English talents to play in a Blue shirt for Chelsea. They are a true, honest and passionate bunch of people.

West Ham looked to have turned a corner under David Moyes when a 2-0 win over Watford elevated them up to midtable and onto 30 points.

"We've got six games remaining at home and we think that in those six games we can accumulate enough points to stay in the Premier League".

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