|Manchester (including the Guvnor) weeps in 1995...|
This time it may be city rather than United, but after a 6-0 thumping in the League Cup semi-final, when an understrength Hammers defence was mauled by a clinical City attack, the humiliation still sits uncomfortably with Big Sam and the lads.
Happily, the final day of the season clash presents the perfect opportunity to take revenge as Citehhhh will almost certainly need a win at home against the carefree Hammers to capture the title.
With little to play for except pride (and the small matter of revenge) the easy-going East-enders will surely roll over and let the aristrocrats enjoy their big day......... Errr - NO!!! Even if it means letting Stevie G and the gang take the title, the Hammer's biggest achievements of the past 30 years have been as the party poopers who remind us all not to take anything for granted......
And of course, it could be Big Sam's last game in charge, which would certainly present a big opportunity for his troops to honour his legacy with some deliciously destructive deeds!