Alternative History

To be written

Famous Fans : - David Essex (Pop Singer), Steve Harris (Musician - Iron Maiden), Nick Berry (Actor - Simon Wicks in "EastEnders"), Graham Gooch (former England cricket captain), Leslie Grantham (Dirty Den in "EastEnders"; Fort Boyard), Phil Jupitus (Comedian - "Never Mind The Buzzcocks"), Glenn Murphy (Actor - "London's Burning"), Ray Winstone (Actor - Film - "Scum", TV - "Births, Deaths and Funerals"), Jeremy Nicholas (Radio Presenter - Radio Five Live), Matt Lorenzo (Sports presenter - Sky Sports), Noel Edmonds (TV prankster), Billy Bragg (Musician), Lennox Lewis (former World Boxing Champion), Russell Brand (Foppish comedian and radio presenter), Harry Shearer (Actor - The Simpsons, Derek Smalls in "Spinal Tap"), Ross Kemp (Actor - Eastenders [BBC] and Ultimate Force [ITV]; Presenter "Ross Kemp on Gangs" [Sky TV])


Club Records

Formed  1895
Turned Professional 1900
Became a Limited Company 1900
Previous names Thames Ironworks FC =1895-1900
Previous grounds Memorial Recreation Ground, Canning Town     1895-1904
Nickname "The HAMMERS" or "The IRONS"
Club Colours HOME : Shirts - Claret with Blue sleeves
Shorts - White
Socks - Light Blue with Claret hoops

AWAY : Shirts - Black
Shorts - Black
Socks - Black

Record Premier League Win 6-0    v   Barnsley
Home     10.1.1998
Record Premier League Defeat 1-7    v   Manchester United
Away       1.4.2000

1-7    v   Blackburn Rovers
Away       14.10.2001

Record Football League Win 8-0  v Rotherham United
Div. 2      8.3.1958
8-0  v Sunderland
Div. 1     19.10.1968
Record Football League Defeat 2-8 v Blackburn Rovers
Div. 1      26.12.1963
Record Cup Win 10-0  Bury 
LC R2      25.10.1983
Record Fee Paid 7.5 million to Liverpool for Craig BELLAMY  (10 July 2007)
Record Fee Received 18 million from Leeds United for Rio Ferdinand  (November 2000)
Record Football League Appearances 663 -  Billy BONDS (1967-1988)
Record Premier League Appearances 179 - Steve POTTS (1993-1999)
Record Premier League goalscorer 24 -  John HARTSON (1996-1999)
Record all-time goalscorer 298 -  Vic WATSON (1920-1935)
Record goalscorer in a Premier League season 16  -  Paolo Di CANIO (1999-2000)
Record goalscorer in a League season 41 -  Vic WATSON (1929-30)
Record Attendance (all-time) 42,322 v  Tottenham Hotspur  Div.1  17.10.1970
Record Premier League Attendance 28,831  v  Manchester United  26.2.1994
Record total of goals in a Premier League season 56   -   1997-98 
Record total of goals in a Premier League season 101  -  1957-58  Division 1
Record Premier League points total 57   -   1998-99
Record League points total 88   -   1992-93
Most Capped Player while at club Bobby MOORE  -  108  (England)

Stadium details 

Address :  Boleyn Ground, Green Street, 
Upton Park, London E13 9AZ

Telephone :  020 8548 2777
020 8548 2700  (Box Office)
 0891 121165  (News)
  Fax :  020 8548 2758

Capacity :  25,985
Pitch size :  112 yards  x  72 yards
Official website :  www.westhamunited.co.uk 
Unofficial website : Hammertime


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