Click on the image of the Premier League table, or scroll down, for a better look and you’ll see what I mean.
Who needs to plug the striker gap with the January mix of last-payday, legs-gone chancers and roving mercenaries? We’ve now got goals throughout the team, and we’ve got Fraizer back.
Thanks to Sam from Golbox for overcoming his temporary grief as a Hammers fan, after that 5-1 tonking at Ipswich, to draw my attention to this calculation of the league Since O’Neill. Apart from the negative pleasure of us staying up when Newcastle went down, I haven’t felt as good about a league table since we were virtually safe by Christmas under Peter Reid.
Both Manchester United and Manchester City still have us to play. Spurs, too, must visit the Stadium of Light. They must be quaking in their boots. And memo to Asamoah: wouldn’t you have loved to be part of it?