David Gold reminds moaning West Ham fan how far club has come

David Gold

West Ham United owner David Gold has hit back at a moaning fan on social networking site Twitter.

The sixth-placed Hammers are flying high this season and have impressed fans and pundits alike by mounting a serious challenge for the Champions League places.

Slaven Bilic has reinvigorated the East Londoners and with stars such as Dimitri Payet and Manuel Lanzini, the Hammers are playing the 'West Ham way' once more.

The Irons have officially enjoyed their best ever season in the Premier League era and have a positive goal difference for the first time since 1986.

The club makes the big move from the Boleyn Ground to the 60,000 seater Olympic Stadium in the summer and things have never looked brighter.

But it appears that still isn't good enough for some Hammers fans.

Tweet from fan irks owner

In a message to Gold on Twitter, one supporter complained about receiving repeated emails from the club over tickets.

The message clearly irked the businessman who snapped back by reminding the fan how far the club has come under his and partner David Sullivan's ownership.

Gold said: "I know that when we came to the club we had £110,000,000 of debt but I don't why you have had six emails. Sorry."

Owners have been true to their word

The Hammers have come a long way since Gold and Sullivan took over in the wake of their disastrous Icelandic ownership back in 2010.

The East Londoners were on the brink of administration back then and admitted on taking over: "We're taking on a huge task at a club with enormous problems. It will take time for us to turn it around."

Despite a relegation in that time, turn it around they certainly have.

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