Date: 28th November 2019 at 8:30pm
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West Ham are suffering from a divided dressing room at the moment, according to former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson. 

are currently on a winless run of seven in , and Robinson believes that disharmony in their ranks is making things worse.

Speaking to Football Insider, he said: “It’s hard, players suffer dips in form and it’s very, very hard when you’re not in form and you’re playing in a team that’s not playing well either – it’s not just a team that aren’t playing well, the team are awful at the moment.

“There’s nobody working for each other. There looks to be a divide between manager and players and a divide between certain players as well. It just doesn’t look like a harmonious dressing room at the moment.”


This is a fairly bold claim to make from a club outsider, but having watched West Ham over the course of this winless run, it’s difficult to argue with Robinson. We’re a long way removed from the side who were flying high at the start of the campaign, and certain players have gone missing entirely. The most obvious example is the goalkeeper, , who has been a walking calamity ever since he took over from Lukasz Fabianski between the sticks. He may be averaging just shy of five saves a game, as per Whoscored, but he is making error after error that is costing his side big on a regular basis. That’s simply not good enough, and given the general lack of motivation that seems to have pervaded the in recent times, he isn’t the only one with a problem. Maybe Robinson is bang on the money. If he is, does have it in his locker to heal the rift? At the moment, it doesn’t look as if he does.