The insurgency protocol of the West Ham United fan base might just have knocked the board back into its feet as a managerial change is being lined up for the 2018/19 season. The club is just 2 points off the bottom three and David Moyes has failed to lift the side out of the ugly relegation battle.
The Hammers have lined up the former Watford boss, Marco Silva as the Englishman’s replacement as they look to impress their seasonal record in top-flight football. They started the season in a similar fashion, rooted to the bottom-most spots of the points table.
But on Moyes’ appointment in November, things looked to have turned for the better. The 1-0 early December win over Chelsea marked a solid turnaround the club was hopeful towards and at the time, it looked like things were working under the manager.
After enjoying a few game weeks well away from the relegation scraps, West Ham have fallen back to usual ways and have lost 4 of their last 5 league games in humiliating fashion, almost all of them with a goal difference of 3 goals.
Burnley took over the last fixture at the London Stadium with a brace from Chris Wood and thunder striker from Ashley Barnes. Moyes’ team looked without a game plan and tactically beaten the moment they stepped onto the pitch.
It was only a matter of time before some sort of resistance from the fan base was expected to emerge. But the way the crowd reacted on that particular gameday threw everyone off, including the Hammers…