Robbie Keane scores on Winning West Ham debut




A new look West Ham side escaped Blackpool Wednesday night with all three points after a 3-1 victory.

West Ham had recent loan signing Robbie Keane in the starting lineup after only arriving at the club on Monday. Keane started the game alongside other recent signings; Lars Jacobsen and Gary O'Neil.

Of the three, Keane was the first to catch the away fans eye's when he opened his West Ham account on 37 minutes. Keane was starting alongside attackers Victor Obinna and Federic Piquionne.

Obinna scored the first on 24 minutes before his attempts at doubling his tally allowed Keane to score. James Tomkins knocked a freekick long that was won in the air by Piquionne before Obinna had two strikes on goal that were both repelled by Blackpool keeper Richard Kingson. Kingson could do nothing though as the ball fell to Keane who sliced the ball home from 10 yards out.

It is a promising start to Keane's spell at West Ham, the Irish captain has voiced his desire to score a goal every other game to help West Ham avoid relegation. Should he manage that feat he will avoid any risk of losing his place as Irish captain in the process.

Fellow Irish international Andy Reid had an impressive debut in the game for Blackpool as he looks to return from the international wilderness.

www.twitter.com/ICSportscentral

COMMENTS

Log in with your social accounts:

Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:

Forgot your password ?

Don't have an account yet? Register now !

Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:


Already have an account ?

For Newsletter Subscribers – Draw for 1 Prize on December 31st.

Prize: Your Piece of Ireland – a Square of Land in the heart of the Glens of Antrim, Ireland

More details here (or you can buy a little piece of Ireland directly): http://bit.ly/1zew9ox

Terms & Conditions

Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


Make sure we gathered the correct information from you

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.


You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.


Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: