Irish Echo, August 12, 2009, Page 42

Irish Echo clipping

Joe Hurley
Team: West Ham United
From: London
Lives: Manhattan
Job: Musician

I always believe that this is going to be our year. I have to. Or what's the point of getting out of bed? We are the great entertainers, but also the perennial heartbreakers. The side most likely to be beat Man. United home and away, but equally likely to lose in the FA Cup to a 3rd division side made up of butchers, bakers and "Quadrophenia" extras. This is the West Ham way. So yes, I'm excited about our prospects this season. Zola's got us playing attacking football again, and hope springs eternal when you have flair players playing beautiful game.

Favorite Players:
1. Scotty Parker; 2. Behrami; 3. Robert Green

Prediction:
West Ham will win the Premiership title for the first time ever. And we'll win the FA Cup (exactly 30 years since we beat Arsenal in 80 Cup Final).

To hear Joe Hurley's West Ham song, go to MySpace.com/bleedingclaretandblue available on iTunes worldwide.