|Bahramov: The Pre-Hawkeye Technology
As the Premiership action remained on hold this past weekend, thrill seeking Hammers fans were forced to diversify in an effort to find suitable sports action to satisfy their needs. Here at VeryWestHam, we made our way to the All-Ireland final between the Boca Juniors-adorned warriors of Tipperary and the Hull City Pussycat-like Cats from Kilkenny.
Tipp fans were left wondering where was the Russian referee of Geoff Hurst-1966 fame when they needed him? Maybe the myopic Roy Hodgson should employ Hawkeye to help him see how obviously brilliant Mark Noble is. Then again, if as is widely rumoured, Noble switches to Ireland then he might finally get the international recognition his efforts truly deserve.
By the way – the 1966 linesman was called Tofiq Bahramov and he was actually from Azerbaijan!