His most astute tactical decision of the season?
As alluded to in our Top 10 conclusions, sometimes football surpasses mere sport and become poetry.
And surely there can be no greater visual metaphor in football this season than how this footage sums up West Ham’s campaign. Avram Grant attempts to throw his notepad into the dugout but fails miserably, and his notes on how his team might improve are left blowing around in a gusty afternoon at Eastlands.
Pages from Grant’s pad could still be seen blowing hopelessly around the pitch for the remainder of the match.