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Bubble burst as Hammers lose their impact

At least one Hammers diehard was not surprised. best fake canada goose jacket “We win at Manchester United on Sunday, then can’t even beat Spurs at home,” he moaned. “Typical West Ham. We’ll now probably go and win at Liverpool on Saturday.”

In the league Harry Redknapp’s side have now won only buying canada goose jacket online one of their last eight games and, though a match with a Tottenham team lacking an away league win all season looked inviting homesite, it proved more difficult than playing the champions.

Tottenham, well organised, hard-working and defensively solid, may have been a long way from the romantic ideal of the White Hart Lane faithful as they notched up their third successive 0-0 draw, but they stifled West Ham’s young creative hub and pressed forward themselves with a gritty determination which created just as many dangerous openings as the home side.

Spurs could have been 2-0 up within the first 16 minutes. First Sergei Rebrov fluffed his shot when presented with a golden opportunity about 17 yards out, then a fairytale was spoiled by a linesman’s flag.

While West canada goose coat 1000 canada goose coat – hybridge lite calorie a day diet Ham were beating the champions in the FA Cup, Tottenham’s big surprise was the loan signing of Andy Booth. Plucked from relative obscurity at First Division Sheffield Wednesday and plunged straight into the heat of a London derby, the lanky striker shrugged off his own shock at the call-up to find the back of the net just past the quarter-hour. But can you wash canada goose jacket much to his dismay his headed effort was ruled out for offside.

Rebrov and Darren Anderton also went close before half-time as West Ham struggled to get their normally fluent game together. It was only as the interval approached that they called Ian Walker into serious action.

Frédéric Kanouté, doubtful can you buy canada goose jacket online for Saturday after picking up a groin strain, spun away from two defenders and fired in a shot which Spurs’ stand-in keeper could only parry. Then Frank Lampard rattled the top of the Spurs bar with a header.

Even so West canada goose can you buy canada goose jacket online coat 1000 calorie a day meal plan Ham’s much-vaunted midfield trio of Lampard, Michael Carrick and Joe Cole were finding it hard to impose themselves, giving food for thought to Sven-Goran Eriksson’s special envoy Tord Grip, watching in the shivering crowd.

So Paolo di Canio took it upon himself to try to break the deadlock, conjuring up a shimmy and shuffle on 51 minutes and firing the ball authentic canada goose outlet across the face of the Spurs goal, but no player could get a touch.

Spurs hit back and came even closer to scoring when Anderton’s deft chip over the top of the home defence found Oyvind Leonhardsen about seven yards out. The Norwegian touched the falling ball over the advancing Shaka Hislop and towards an open goal, but Hannu Tihinen appeared from nowhere to hook the ball away just as it was about the canada goose coat – kensington cross the line.

Walker saved well from Stuart Pearce late on but the game was destined to end goalless. For Spurs it brought a valuable away point, for West Ham an anticlimax.

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