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 TRANSFERS

Biggest Transfer fee paid:

West Ham confirm record undisclosed signing fee paid to

Liverpool for Andy Carroll (June 2013)

beating the previous £10.75 million paid for Matt Jarvis

 

Biggest Transfer fee received:

£18 million from Leeds United for Rio Ferdinand (Nov 2000)

ATTENDANCE

Highest League attendance:

42,322 v Tottenham Hotspur Division One, 17 October 1970

 

Lowest League attendance:

4,373 v Doncaster Rovers, Division Two, 24 February 1955

RECORD VICTORIES

RECORD DEFEATS

Premiership:

Home: 6-0 v. Barnsley - 10th January 1998

Away: 5-0 v. Derby County - 10th November 2007

 

Division One:

Home: 8-1 v. Newcastle - 21st April 1986

Home: 8-0 v. Sunderland - 19th October 1968

Away: 6-1 v. Manchester City - 8th September 1962

 

Division Two:

Home: 8-0 v. Rotherham United - 8th March 1958

Away: 6-0 v. Leicester City - 15th February 1923

 

FA Cup:

Home: 8-1 v. Chesterfield (1st Round) 10th January 1914

Away: 5-0 v. Chatham (5th Qualifying Round) 28th November 1903

 

League Cup:

Home: 10-0 v. Bury (2nd Round - 2nd leg) 25th October 1983

Away: 5-1 v. Cardiff City (Semi-Final 2nd leg) 2nd February 1966

Away: 5-1 v. Walsall (2nd Round) 13th September 1967

 

European Cup Winners Cup:

Home: 5-1 v. Castilla (1st Round - 2nd leg) 1st October 1980

 

 

 

UEFA Cup:

Home: 3-0 v. NK Osijek (1st Round - 1st leg) 16th September 1999

Away: 3-1 v. NK Osijek (1st Round - 2nd leg) 30th September 1999

Premiership:

Home:

Away:

 

Division One:

Home: 2-8 v. Blackburn Rovers - 26th December 1963

Away: 0-7 v. Everton - 22nd October 1927

Away: 0-7 v. Sheffield Wednesday - 28th November 1959

 

Division Two:

Home: 0-6 v. Sheffield Wednesday - 8th December 1951

Away: 0-7 v. Barnsley - 1st September 1919

 

FA Cup:

Home: 1-5 v. Huddersfield Town (3rd Round replay) 13th January 1960

Away: 0-6 v. Manchester United (4th Round) 26th January 2003

 

League Cup:

Home: 2-5 v. Barnsley (2nd Round - 2nd leg) 6th October 1987

Away: 0-6 v. Oldham Athletic (Semi-Final 1st leg) 14th February 1990

 

 

European Cup Winners Cup:

Home: 1-4 v. Dinamo Tbilisi (3rd Round - 1st leg) 4th March 1981

Away: 1-3 v. Borussia Dortmund (Semi-Final 2nd leg) 13th April 1966

Away: 1-3 v. Castilla (1st Round - 1st leg) 17th September 1980

 

UEFA Cup:

Home: 0-1 v. Palermo (1st Round - 1st leg) 14th September 2006

Away: 0-3 v. Palermo (1st Round - 2nd leg) 28th September 2006

Top Scorer In A Season

Vic Watson 42 goals Division One 1929-30

Most League Goals in Total

Vic Watson (326) 1920 - 1935 (Lge: 298, FA Cup: 28)

Most Capped Player

Bobby Moore (108) England

England National

 Most Goals in One Match

6 Goals in a game

VIC WATSON v. Leeds United (H) 9th February 1929

GEOFF HURST v. Sunderland (H) 19th October 1968

5 Goals in a game

BRIAN DEAR v. West Bromwich Albion - 16th April 1965

SYD PUDDEFOOT v. Chesterfield - 10th January 1914 (FA Cup)

4 Goals in a game

WILLIAM GRASSAM v. Gravesend - 1st September 1900

DANNY SHEA v. Plymouth Argyle - 28th December 1908

DANNY SHEA (Away) v. Southend United - 31st December 1910

SYD PUDDEFOOT v. Nottingham Forest - 2nd April 1920

SYD PUDDEFOOT v. Sheffield Wednesday - 13th November 1920

SYD PUDDEFOOT v. Coventry City - 1st January 1921

VIC WATSON (Away) v. Crystal Palace - 31st March 1923

VIC WATSON v. Leeds United   - 25th January 1930 (FA Cup)

VIC WATSON v. Liverpool - 1st September 1930

JOHNNY DICK v. Rotherham United - 8th March 1958

VIC KEEBLE v. Blackburn Rovers - 4th October 1958

GEOFF HURST v. Fulham - 5th November 1966

GEOFF HURST v. Bolton Wanderers - 11 th October 1967 (League Cup)

DAVID CROSS (Away) v. Grimsby Town - 11th April 1981

DAVID CROSS (Away) v. Tottenham Hotspur - 2nd September 1981

TONY COTTEE v. Bury - 25th October 1983 (League Cup)

LEROY ROSENIOR v. West Bromwich Albion - 9th November 1988 (Zenith Data Systems Cup)

Hat-trick Heroes

WILLIAM GRASSAM (Away) v. Clapton - 12th December 1900 (FA Cup)

FRED CORBETT v. Wellingborough Town - 30th September 1901

CHARLES SATTERTWAITE (Away) v. Chatham - 28th November 1903 (FA Cup)

JACK FLETCHER v. Wellingborough Town - 22nd October 1904

CHRIS CARRICK v. Luton Town - 28th January 1905

LIONEL WATSON v. Luton Town - 22nd September 1906

WILLIAM GRASSAM (Away) v. Portsmouth - 27th October 1906

LIONEL WATSON (Away) v. Fulham - 22nd December 1906

ARTHUR WINTERHALDER v. Tottenham Hotspur - 29th December 1906

JACK FOSTER v. Portsmouth - 10th October 1908

DANNY SHEA v. Swindon Town - 8th March 1909

DANNY SHEA v. Brentford - 11th September 1909

THOMAS CALDWELL v. Bristol Rovers - 4th October 1909

GEORGE WEBB (Away) v. Wolverhampton Wanderers - 5th February 1910 (FA Cup)

GEORGE WEBB v. Preston North End - 4th February 1911 (FA Cup)

GEORGE WEBB v. Exeter City - 18th March 1911

DANNY SHEA v. Brentford - 21st October 1911

WILLIAM KENNEDY v. Brentford - 21st October 1911

DANNY SHEA v. Norwich City - 5th April 1912

ALFRED LEAFE (Away) v. Coventry City - 1st November 1913

SYD PUDDEFOOT v. Bristol Rovers - 3rd January 1914

SYD PUDDEFOOT v. Exeter City - 2nd January 1915

SYD PUDDEFOOT v. Bury - 31st January 1920 (FA Cup)

SYD PUDDEFOOT v. Port Vale - 7th February 1920

ALFRED LEAFE v. Stockport County - 27th November 1920

SYD PUDDEFOOT v. Leeds United - 5th February 1921

VIC WATSON (Away) v. Coventry City 30th December 1922

BILLY MOORE (Away) v. Leicester City - 15th February 1923

STANLEY EARLE v. Aston Villa - 25th December 1925

VIC WATSON v. Aston Villa - 13th November 1926

VIC WATSON v. Tottenham Hotspur - 8th January 1927 (FA Cup)

VIC WATSON v. Arsenal - 7th March 1927

VIVIAN GIBBINS v. Newcastle United - 24th December 1927

VIC WATSON v. Leicester City - 12th March 1928

VIVIAN GIBBINS (Away) v. Everton - 10th April 1929

VIC WATSON v. Aston Villa - 21st December 1929

VIC WATSON v. Leeds United - 22nd March 1930

VIC WATSON (Away) v. Aston Villa - 26th April 1930

VIVIAN GIBBINS v. Manchester United - 11th October 1930

JIMMY RUFFELL v. Grimsby Town - 7th February 1931

JIMMY RUFFELL v. Everton - 5th December 1931

FRED NORRIS v. Oldham Athletic - 15th October 1932

VIC WATSON v. Burnley - 29th October 1932

VIC WATSON v. Preston North End - 23rd September 1933

VIC WATSON v. Lincoln City - 28th October 1933

TED FENTON v. Bury - 17th March 1934

VIC WATSON v. Fulham - 31st March 1934

VIC WATSON v. Notts County - 1st December 1934

DAVE MANGNALL v. Nottingham Forest - 7th September 1935

DAVE MANGNALL v. Norwich City - 28th December 1935

HARRY LEWIS v. Bury - 1st February 1936

TUDOR MARTIN (Away) v. Newcastle United - 9th September 1936

ARCHIE MACAULAY v. Tranmere Rovers - 24th September 1938

SAM SMALL (Away) v. Norwich City - 11th March 1939

FRANK NEARY v. West Bromwich Albion - 15th March 1947

KEN TUCKER v. Chesterfield - 4th October 1947

BILL STEPHENS (Away) v. Cardiff City - 26th March 1948  

BILL ROBINSON v. Leicester City - 15th April 1949

BILL ROBINSON v. Sheffield United - 30th September 1950

TERRY WOODGATE v. Leeds United - 25th December 1950

BERT HAWKINS v. Queens Park Rangers - 15th December 1951

KEN TUCKER v. Sheffield United - 19th January 1952

FRED KEARNS v. Bury - 3rd January 1953

FRED KEARNS v. Leicester - 22nd August 1953

DAVE SEXTON v. Rotherham United - 31st August 1953

TOMMY DIXON v. Swansea Town - 14th September 1953

JOHN DICK v. Bury - 7th November 1953

JOHN DICK (Away) v. Bristol Rovers - 22nd January 1955

DAVE SEXTON v. Plymouth Argyle - 5th February 1955

KEN TUCKER v. Plymouth Argyle - 8th October 1955

HARRY HOOPER v. Doncaster Rovers - 22nd October 1955

ALBERT FOAN v. Preston North End - 7th January 1956 (FA Cup)

JOHN DICK v Tottenham Hotspur - 3rd March 1956 (FA Cup)

BILLY DARE (Away) v. Bristol Rovers - 31st August 1957  

VIC KEEBLE v. Stoke City - 16th November 1957

JOHN SMITH v. Bristol Rovers - 28th December 1957

VIC KEEBLE v. Blackpool - 4th January 1958 (FA Cup)

JOHN DICK v. West Bromwich Albion - 7th March 1959

JOHN DICK v. Wolverhampton Wanderers - 21st November 1959

JOHN BOND v. Chelsea - 6th February 1960

MALCOLM MUSGROVE v. Preston North End - 22nd October 1960

DAVE DUNMORE v. Arsenal - 5th November 1960

JOHNNY BYRNE v. Plymouth Argyle - 26th September 1962 (League Cup)

JOHNNY BYRNE v. Workington - 16th December 1963 (League Cup)

JOHNNY BYRNE v. Sheffield Wednesday - 22nd February 1964

JOHNNY BYRNE v. Tottenham Hotspur - 12th September 1964

GEOFF HURST v. Newcastle United - 11th December 1965

JOHN SISSONS v. Leeds United - 7th November 1966 (League Cup)

GEOFF HURST v. Leeds United - 7th November 1966 (League Cup)

GEOFF HURST v. Swindon Town - 28th January 1967 (FA Cup)

BRIAN DEAR v. Leicester City - 26th December 1967

TREVOR BROOKING v. Newcastle United - 6th April 1968

MARTIN PETERS v. West Bromwich Albion - 31st August 1968

GEOFF HURST v. Bolton Wanderers - 4th September 1968 (League Cup)

GEOFF HURST v. Burnley - 3rd October 1970

BRYAN ROBSON v. Sheffield United - 17th November 1971 (League Cup)

GEOFF HURST v. Hereford United - 14th February 1972   (FA Cup)

BRYAN ROBSON v. Southampton - 20th April 1973

BILLY BONDS v Chelsea - 2nd March 1974

BOBBY GOULD v. Tranmere Rovers - 18th September 1974 (League Cup)

BILLY JENNINGS v. Stoke City - 20th December 1975

DAVID CROSS v. Ipswich Town - 24th March 1978

DAVID CROSS v. Notts County - 19th August 1978

BRYAN ROBSON v. Millwall - 7th October 1978

BILLY LANSDOWNE Jnr. v. Southend United - 8th October 1979 (League Cup)

DAVID CROSS (Home) v. Castilla 1st October 1980 (ECWC)

PAUL GODDARD v. Queens Park Rangers - 21st April 1981

PAUL GODDARD v. Southampton - 22nd September 1981

FRANCOIS Van Der ELST (Away) v. Notts County - 7th December 1982 (League Cup)

DAVID SWINDLEHURST v. Coventry City - 10th September 1983

PAUL GODDARD v. Port Vale - 5th January 1985   (FA Cup)

TONY COTTEE v. Wimbledon - 6th march 1985 (FA Cup)

ALVIN MARTIN v. Newcastle United - 21st April 1986

TONY COTTEE (Away) v. Queens Park Rangers - 13th September 1986

TONY COTTEE v. Preston North End - 7th October 1986 (League Cup)

TONY COTTEE v. Coventry City - 24th January 1987

JIMMY QUINN v. Sheffield United - 21st March 1990

FRANK McAVENNIE v. Nottingham Forest - 2nd May 1992

TONY COTTEE v. Manchester City - 17th December 1994

PAUL KITSON v. Sheffield Wednesday - 3rd May 1997

JOHN HARTSON v. Huddersfield Town - 29th September 1997 (League Cup)

FRANK LAMPARD v. Walsall - 19th November 1997 (League Cup)

PAUL KITSON (Away) v. Charlton Athletic - 19th November 2001

JERMAIN DEFOE (Away) v. Cardiff City - 23rd September 2003 (League Cup)

MATTHEW ETHERINGTON v. Wimbledon - 9th March 2004

MARLON HAREWOOD v. Aston Villa - 12th September 2005

VICTOR OBINNA v. Nottingham Forest - 30th January 2011 (FA Cup)

RICARDO VAZ TE v. Brighton & Hove Albion - 14th April 2012

KEVIN NOLAN v. Reading - 19th May 2013

ANDY CARROLL v. Arsenal - 9th April 2016

Record Appearances

Billy Bonds (781/12 (1967 - 1988)

League: 655/8

FA Cup: 46/2

League Cup: 65/2

Europe: 15

Successive Appearances

Joe Cockroft (208) 1932-33 to 1937-38

 WEST HAM UNITED v. DERBY COUNTY - 19th April 2008

West Ham United and Derby County created a Premier League Record by fielding a combined SHIRT VALUE total of 392 between them in the Hammers 2-1 victory at the Boleyn Ground 19th April 2008.

Derby County however beat us hands-down by 226 to a mere 166

WEST HAM UNITED - 166

1.

  2.

  3.

  7.

  8.

14.

16.

20.

25.

30.

40.

Robert GREEN

Lucas NEILL

George McCARTNEY

Fredrik LJUNGBERG

Scott PARKER

John PANTSIL

Mark NOBLE

Julien FAUBERT

Bobby ZAMORA

James TOMKINS

Freddie SEARS

DERBY COUNTY - 226

5.

  7.

  8.

14.

15.

17.

21.

24.

31.

40.

44.

Dean LEACOCK

David JONES

Alan STUBBS

Kenny MILLER

Eddie LEWIS

Andy TODD

Mile STERJOVSKI

Tyrone MEARS

Roy CARROLL

Hossam GHALY

Robbie SAVAGE

Nottingham Forest v. West Ham United - F.A. Cup 5th January 2014

West Ham's highest SHIRT VALUE starting line-up is 274 for the FA Cup Third Round tie against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.

Manager Sam Allardyce, with injury and suspension problems and a Capital One Cup semi-final in midweek, handed out a total of five debuts, three from the start and two more off the bench, among nine changes to his team

WEST HAM UNITED - 274

ADRIAN del Castillo

Alou DIARRA

Daniel POTTS

Callum DRIVER

Matt Jarvis

Stewart DOWNING

Danny WHITEHEAD

George MONCUR

Sebastien LLETGET

Modibi MAIGA

Ravel MORRISON

13.

18.

48.

39.

7.

23.

31.

34.

35.

11.

15.

Most Away Wins in a Season

2011-12 (13 games) Sam Allardyce

West Ham's highest SHIRT VALUE at game end is 319 for the FA Cup game against Nottingham Forest beating the previous 292 for a Capital One Cup game against Crewe Alexandra

WEST HAM UNITED - 319

The Numbers Game : COMBINED SHIRT VALUES

The Numbers Game : WEST HAM UNITED STARTING XI

The Numbers Game : WEST HAM UNITED GAME END XI

off >>  18. Alou DIARRA

 

 

 

off >>  23. Stewart DOWNING

 

off >>  34. George MONCUR

European Cup Winners Cup

 

 

Runners-up

 

 

UEFA Intertoto Cup Winners

EUROPE

1964-65 v. T.S.V. Munich 1860 2-0 (Wembley Stadium)

 

 

1975-76 v. Anderlecht 2-4 (Heysel Stadium, Brussels)

 

 

1999 v. F.C. Metz 3-2 agg:

Intertoto Cup

Honours, Statistics and Records ...

CUP

F.A. Cup Winners

 

 

 

 

F.A. Cup Runners-up

 

 

 

 

 

Football League Cup

 

 

 

 

F.A. Charity Shield

 

 

F.A. Charity Shield Runners-up

 

 

 

 

Football League War Cup

1964 v. Preston North End 3-2

1975 v. Fulham 2-0

1980 v. Arsenal 1-0

 

 

1923 v. Bolton Wanderers 0-2

2006 v. Liverpool 3-3 (Millennium Stadium, Cardiff)

 

 

 

 

1966 v. West Bromwich Albion (1st leg: 2-1 Upton Park, 2nd leg: 1-4 The Hawthorns)

1981 v. Liverpool (Wembley 1-1, Replay at Villa Park 1-2)

 

 

 

1964 v. Liverpool 2-2 (Anfield) shared

 

 

1975 v. Derby County 0-2 (Wembley)

1981 v. Liverpool 0-1 (Wembley)

 

 

 

1940 v. Blackburn Rovers 1-0 (Wembley)

lost on penalties

FA Cup League Cup

DOMESTIC

Premier League

 

 

 

First Division (Top tier)

 

 

 

First Division (Second tier)

 

 

 

Second Division

Highest placing : 5th 1998-99

 

 

 

Highest placing : 3rd 1985-86

 

 

 

Runners-up : 1992-93

 

 

 

Champions : 1957-58, 1980-81

Runners-up: 1922-23, 1990-91

Second Division Cup

1980-81

Second Division

Championship Cup

Football League Championship Play-Off

Play-Off Trophy

2011-12

npower Championship

Play-Off Trophy

Winners : 2005 v. Preston North End (Nationwide)

Winners : 2012 v. Blackpool (npower)

 

Runners-up : 2004 v. Crystal Palace (Coca-Cola)

 

First Division (Second tier)

 

 

Second Division

 

 

 

Southern League First Divison

Runners-up : 1992-93

 

 

Champions : 1957-58, 1980-81

Runners-up: 1922-23, 1990-91

 

 

Highest placing 3rd : 1912-13

Latest updates ...

 

The Numbers Game: Highest "Starting XI" Shirt values = 274

Andy Carroll - Record signing

The Numbers Game: Highest recorded "Game End" Shirt values = 292

F.A. Cup

Football League Cup

UEFA Intertoto Cup

ADRIAN del Castillo

Reece BURKE

Daniel POTTS

Callum DRIVER

Matt JARVIS

Blair DOWNING

Danny WHITEHEAD

Matthias FANIMO

Sebastien LLETGET

Modibi MAIGA

Ravel MORRISON

13.

44.

48.

39.

7.

36.

31.

40.

35.

11.

15.

Nottingham Forest v. West Ham United - F.A. Cup 5th January 2014

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