View: David Moyes humiliates himself with series of West Ham United rants
David Moyes is humiliating himself with just how critical he is being of himself and his West Ham players following a disappointing end to the season.
The Hammers had their sights set on usurping Manchester United in sixth place in the Premier League to qualify for the Europa League again after this campaign’s historic run.
Crystal Palace did their part by beating Ralf Rangnick’s side but the Irons couldn’t see out Brighton on the last day of the season having gone 1-0 up in the first half.
It was a hugely disappointing result with the east London outfit having their fate in their own hands and it is safe to say Moyes was fuming after the game.
As per Claret & Hugh, the Scot said all of the following: “We’re going to be a team at the bottom of the league if we are going to keep losing goals like we have in the last couple of games.”
“I’m going to have a break as there is no way I can keep this going at the rate we’ve had this year.”
“Overall, if today was anything to go by, we have to do a lot more than I first thought.”
“It doesn’t feel like I’ve done a good job this season at the moment because I wanted better.”
“I can only think of my last game and maybe in a few weeks’ time I’ll change my thoughts, but at the moment I’m angry with the players today because I’m not going to have the way they performed today.”
There is absolutely nothing wrong with setting high standards for your team and being emotional if they aren’t met but Moyes has taken it a little bit far here.
To be talking about relegation, having a lot more work to do than thought and not being able to maintain these levels is a farce.
This group have players who have pushed deep into every single competition this season – exceeding all expectations and even though it has ended on a sour note – can’t be taken for granted.
If the 59-year-old wants to slam his players and give them a rocket up the backside with negative feedback he should do it in private and not in the media because it Is tarnishing the excellent season they have just had.
Everything the Hammers have achieved has been with very limited resources this season and for that, they need to be proud.
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