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Forgotten War Hero

A mysterious figure from Hammers' first League season

1962 Tour of Africa

A three-week close season tour taking in over 13,000 miles of travel

Santos Exhibition Match
Bobby Moore 66 Goals
Charity Shield
5 A Side 1980s & 90s

London 5-A-Side

Football Championships

The 1980s & 90s

Charity Shield curtain raiser to the

new season

An iconic number of goals

scored by the Hammers'

and England captain

50th Anniversary of one of

West Ham United's most

prestigious friendly matches

White Horse Final
BM Wembley Appearances
First All-Ticket Match
Vintage Sheringham

The Premier League's

oldest record breaker

Boleyn Ground's First-ever

All-Ticket Match

Wembley Stadium

Bobby Moore's second home

1923 Cup Final played under

conditions and amid scenes unparalleled in sport

Class of 96
Full members cup
Boleyn Ground Farewell Match
Own Goals

The Full Members Cup had a comparatively long shelf life

of seven seasons

The final game at the Boleyn Ground  slipped into history and found its place in West Ham United’s folklore

Ken Brown England Cap
Myths and Legends

West Ham players contribute 79 goals to the opposition

Millers Grounded

Two Under-18 Hammers who progressed to reach the

pinnacle of English football

Bobby Moore Under-23

Four myths and legends

that have been handed down

through the mists of time  

His consistent performances for

West Ham were rewarded with an England cap

A stepping stone to his first full international cap was Moore’s nine appearances at Under-23 level  

This 8-0 victory over

Rotherham United was a turning point in West Ham United’s fortunes

Worthington Bitter
Bobby Moore Sportswear Shop
Matchday Friday
Penalty Shoot-outs

Bobby's Sportswear shop was nestled between residential houses opposite the Boleyn Ground  

The story of a player's naivety

and an unforgivable

administrative oversight

John Dick First Scottish International
Den Haag

The match in 1976 is a strong contender for the Hammers’ greatest ever comeback.  

West Ham's prolific goal scorer was the first

Scottish International

Reminisce over some excellent

Friday performances and some…

not so excellent

Thames Ironworks Finale Season

The last season under the Thames Ironworks banner

Penalty shoot-outs an integral part of today’s game

Stephen Gill The Apprentice

Life as an apprentice professional footballer in the late 1960s early 1970s

Cassettaris Cafe

Cassettari's an important part of West Ham United’s indelible folklore

Peacocks Massacred

A memorable game under the Upton Park floodlights

Centenary Match

A memorable event that turned out to be a bit of a damp squib

Class of 81

Three Cup Finals

in the space of 16 days

Statistical Record

Farewell to the

Boleyn Ground &

112-year's of  History

Unbeaten Run

Hammers Equal their

Premier League

Unbeaten Run

Euro Reflections

Quartet of West Ham United

Players at Euro 2016

Pearson Charity Cup

Colchester United

v. Hammers

Charity Matches

Blackpool Affair

The Blackpool Affair

left the football world more shaken than stirred

West Ham win World Cup

Arguably the greatest match in West Ham United’s history

Victor Ludorum Button

This player everybody wanted in their team

Minute Men

Shortest First Team Careers

1971-72 League Cup Saga

League Cup saga that will live long in the memory

ECWC 50 Anniversary

50th Anniversary

European Cup Winners' Cup


Houston Astrodome

8th Wonder of the World

The Train now Standing

LNER Locomotive 61672

Name Plate

Muddy Marvels

A scintillating day when the Hammers exceeded expectations

5 a side 1970

Review of the 1970s

Evening Standard

5-A-Side Championships

Goals Scored Consecutive League Games 2

Diafra Sakho sets a new West Ham Premiership record for goals scored in consecutive games!

Anfield Double

Richard Miller's

Unforgettable Day

at Anfield

Tying Knots & Laces

Two 1950s players tied the knot and a few hours later tied their laces

1940 War Cup Final

Charlie Bicknell became the first claret and blue winning skipper

at Wembley

Gunners Outgunned

The Hammers outmanoeuvred the Gunners on

Guy Fawkes Day 1960  

Milan Mauling

Ted Fenton attracted top Italian side AC Milan to a prestige friendly at Upton Park in December 1954

International Soccer League
Citizens Crushed

The Hammers completed a league double over Manchester City with two 6-1 victories

Anglo-Italian Cup
Easern Counties League Ron Wilson

Ron Wilson’s photographic record of the Eastern Counties League in 1948-49

A Grand Day Out

Memorabilia Timeline on how the day unfolded in the 1964 FA Cup Final

West Ham participation in

two long forgotten


The Hammers’ visit to the USA

in 1963 June turned out to be a

catalyst in the club’s fortunes

1964 FA Cup
Byrnes Real Deal

50th Anniversary recounts the glorious path to that

Wembley triumph

Crystal Palace negotiated an additional transfer clause

Liverpudlian Chairman

From simple origins in Liverpool's 

docklands to become Chairman of

West Ham United Football Club

Texaco Cup

West Ham's Texaco

Bubble Burst

BM6 Memorial Match

The Bobby Moore

Memorial Match

Who Turned the Lights Out

The recent storm damage induced power cuts are insignificant compared with the two

1970s power cuts

8-1 Cockney Boys

Two league games to go and West Ham are lying third in the table

Christmas Day with the Hammers

In the past the Festive period was a very busy time in the football fixture calendar

Remembrance Day

We Will Remember Them  

Castilla Ghost Match Button

West Ham's ECWC 2nd Leg

in September 1980 is fondly referred to as the  “Ghost Match”


West Ham United suffered

on and off the pitch

12 Days of Christmas

Twelve Days of


5 A Side - The Early Years

West Ham United’s first three finals and their progress in those early years.  

Watney Cup

Roll Out Red Barrel

The Watney Mann

Invitation Cup

Wandering Star 3

Israel’s World Cup Captain

Trials with the Hammers

Sports Personality

Bobby Moore 1966

BBC "Sportsview

Personality of the Year"

Last Anfield Win

In the last 50 years West Ham have played at Anfield on 43 occasions and failed to register a single win


West Ham United entertain illustrious visitors from South America in October 1933

Fixture Congestion

End of Season Fixture Congestion

a Phenomena of the Modern Game?

Forgotten Cup Final

West Ham United’s

third Cup Final in three

consecutive years

Class of 54

FA Youth Cup campaign from the 1950s that deserves recognition.

Captured in Oils

Story of how a priceless painting capturing a significant moment in the Hammers’ history

Hammer of the Year

Andy Malcom & Ken Brown


Testimonial Games

Great Unsolved Mystery

Click to Solve

Posh Play

Intriguing history of

friendly games

5 A Side 1967

Bobby Moore's

4th Consecutive Wembley Trophy

ECWC Scoring Record

Hammers Lose European Record

after 31 years


1964 FA Cup Winning Trio

at the Wicket

GB Olympic Teams

West Ham United


Great Britain Olympic Teams

The names Bond

The names Bond ... JOHN BOND

the centre-forward

Away Floodlit

Queens Park Rangers

November 1953

Crystal Palace

First Match in

All Seater Stadium

in Britain

1959 FA Youth Cup

The Class of 1959 which commenced the development of home grown talent

Play Off Final 2

Play-Off's for a Premiership Place

Record Away Wins

Allardyce’s 2011-12 Team Breaks

an 89-year-Old Club Record!

Bert Van Marwijk

Bert van Marwijk Visited

West Ham for Lesson

Hammers get the Bird

Opportunity to reflect on how football’s approach to the festive season has changed

Burnley Deja Vu

Challenging for top place

in the division