West Ham United crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday night (5 Might) as they had been overwhelmed 1-0 away at Eintracht Frankfurt.

The Irons had been already 2-1 down from the primary leg on the London Stadium and wanted a outstanding comeback to overturn the deficit at a sold-out Deutsche Financial institution Park.

It wasn’t to be although as Aaron Cresswell and David Moyes had been proven red playing cards and Rafael Santos Borre scored the evening’s only purpose to ship the Germans to the ultimate in Seville the place they are going to face Rangers.

Earlier than the sport although, spirits had been excessive among the many travelling supporters and proper amongst them in Frankfurt city centre was club icon Tony Cottee.

Twitter person whufcpaul1 posted a video of Cottee standing on a fountain, main loud chants within the city sq. as claret and blue took over the German city.

The Day by day Star additionally reported the story because the 56-year-old totally immersed himself within the event earlier than the soul-crushing defeat later that night.


It’s sensible to see our former gamers getting concerned with the supporters to this extent nevertheless it’s most likely only a one-off in actuality.

You wouldn’t anticipate Cottee to be hanging from the London 2012 Olympics sculpture close to the London Stadium belting out such chants earlier than a Carabao Cup sport towards Rochdale.

On the identical time although, nobody would need that as a result of it will make these events really feel that little much less particular and who is aware of when the Hammers will make a European semi-final once more.

It’s trying extremely probably that West Ham will probably be taking part in Europa Convention League soccer subsequent season with Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur destined to beat them to the Europa League locations within the Premier League.

So perhaps one other semi-final isn’t far-off however the club has to study from their errors this season and repair the errors subsequent time they discover themselves this deep into a contest.

In different West Ham information, these European giants are reportedly eager on signing certainly one of Moyes’ most important males however for a pitifully low transfer charge.

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Author: Londonlad

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