Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

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Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby only1salty » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:15 pm

Some real gems in here

https://www.planetfootball.com/quick-re ... -signings/

32. David di Michele
31. Emmanuel Emenike
30. Lionel Scaloni
29. Diego Tristán
28. Pablo Armero
26 & 27. Antonio Nocerino & Marco Borriello
25. Dani
24. Ilan
23. Álvaro Arbeloa
22. Luis Jiménez
21. Mladen Petrić
20. Emmanuel Pogatetz
19. Răzvan Raț
18. Jan Laštůvka
17. Stephen Hendrie
16. Nenê
15. Kepa Blanco
14. Ruud Boffin
13. Gábor Király
12. Brent Rahim
11. Paulo Futre
10. Walter Lopez
9. Terry Dixon
8. Bernard Lama
7. Doneil Henry
6. Dieter Eckstein
5. Abdul Razak
4. Joey Beauchamp
3. Peter Shilton
2. Javier Margas
1. Savio Nsereko
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Re: Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby palerider » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:31 pm

Jordan Hugill ?
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Re: Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby OZHAMMER » Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:57 pm

Boogers surely?
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Re: Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby Whiskyman » Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:17 pm

They haven't researched it too well. There are some decent-ish signings in there compared to some of the crap we've seen at our place. Bernard Lama for example was a top keeper.

How do this little lot avoid a dishonourable mention ? Titi Camara, Ragnvald Soma and the bloke Twitchy signed , presmably via a brown envelope, to pay Bournemouth's VAT bill. Scott Mean that was btw. And the bloke we brought in on loan who spent all his time here on the treatment table (Twitchy again). Christian Bassila.

But we sure have brought in some wrong uns over the years have we not. :lol:
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Re: Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby mkhammer » Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:25 pm

OZHAMMER wrote:Boogers surely?



Yeah gotta be No 1......funniest thing ever....
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Re: Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby palerider » Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:28 pm

Dani, Tristan and Ilan were ok signings and the boy Dixon will always be a legend.
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Re: Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby Dicksies Diner » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:17 pm

Could have been a top 100.alot on that list I'd wiped from my memory. Lama was kinda decent though.
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Re: Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby dorsetdano » Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:34 pm

Where is Benni 'the ball' McCarthy???
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Re: Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby OZHAMMER » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:24 pm

dorsetdano wrote:Where is Benni 'the ball' McCarthy???


Another good shout.

I suppose it comes down to how we define ‘weird’.

I’m sure that there are a few others if we put a little thought into it.

Half of these signings are truly embarrassing.
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Re: Ranking West Ham's 32 Wierdest PL Signings

Postby Neville Bartos » Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:16 pm

I'm not sure about weird. A lot of those are punts, or attempts to eke some final mileage out of once very decent players.

Boogers ranks #1 for weirdness. Joey Beauchamps signing remorse was pretty odd too.
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