James Collins was blown away by simply how good the Hammers had been at instances this season.

The Irons, after all, finally tasted disappointment in each the Europa League and the Premier League.

David Moyes’ aspect misplaced to eventual winners Eintracht Frankfurt within the semi-finals in Europe, and their final-day defeat to Brighton meant they completed seventh within the league, and missed out on qualification for the Europa League, as an alternative qualifying for the Europa Convention League.

Collins, although, felt that the journey the Irons went on was mesmerising for followers, and he felt that they had been vastly spectacular all through everything of the marketing campaign.

Chatting with the club’s official web site, the ex-Hammers defender was delighted with the best way Moyes’ males performed.

He mentioned: “I feel you’ve bought to look again and say that it was a fantastic season. 

“I do know clearly going out within the semi-final of the Europa League was a disappointment in the long run, after getting up to now, however I feel for those who take a look at the dimensions of the squad and the best way that we performed, I feel it’s been a really profitable season, and one which David Moyes and the gamers can construct on.

“The three-0 win in opposition to Olmpique Lyonnais [in the Europa League quarter-finals] was the most effective results of the season for me. 

“I spoke to Nobes [Mark Noble] fairly a bit because the season drew to a detailed as a result of he was retiring, and I feel that recreation stood out for everybody. To go to a giant European aspect and go and carry out the best way that we did to get the win was huge – however there have been a great deal of large outcomes.

“Now that I’ve stopped enjoying, I’m a West Ham fan – so this season has been one hell of a experience! Hopefully we are able to do it once more subsequent 12 months.”

Collins additionally took the time to single Craig Dawson out for important reward after he once more stepped up and turned in some distinctive performances each domestically and in Europe.

Collins added: “I feel Declan Rice all the time stands out, however I’ve mentioned it in interviews earlier than: I feel Craig Dawson has been unbelievable for us. 

“It shocked me when he got here to West Ham, however I knew Craig as a participant. I performed in opposition to him and I all the time thought he was a high drawer participant. 

“To come back in and play the best way he has finished, by no means letting the crew down, scoring essential targets and defending for his life… he’s been sensible.

“I feel Dawson and Dec have been sensible, as all of the boys have been this 12 months. It’s been a fantastic season for the Membership.”

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