West Ham musings by Pete May, author of Hammers in the Heart, West Ham:Irons in the Soul and Flying So High:West Ham's Cup Finals.
Thursday, July 5
False number nines
I'm a little worried by Spain's Euro win playing without strikers - it might give Big Sam ideas. Still, at least West Ham pioneered the concept of the "false number nine" or "ghost striker" with John Radford, Mike Small, David Kelly, Alex Bunbury, Mike Newell and others too numerous to mention.