West Ham United

The Hammers

West Ham United - The Hammers

Show your support for West Ham and put your money where your mouth is! Get to the ground and cheer them to the rafters.

Who will score first or last, will their goal keeper shock everyone and bag a hat-trick!

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West Ham United Potted History

West Ham United Football Club is based in Upton Park, East London, England currently playing in the Premier League, England's top tier of football. The club was founded in 1895 as Thames Ironworks and reformed in 1900 as West Ham United.

In 1904 the club relocated to their current Boleyn Ground stadium. They initially competed in the Southern League and Western League before eventually joining the full Football League in 1919 and subsequently enjoyed promotion to the top flight for the 1923 season. 1923 also saw the club feature in the first FA Cup Final to be held at Wembley against Bolton Wanderers.

In 1940 the team won the inaugural Football League War Cup. The club has won the FA Cup three times: in 1964, 1975 and 1980 as well as being runners-up twice, in 1923 and 2006. In 1965, they won the European Cup Winners Cup, and in 1999 they won the Intertoto Cup. They are one of eight clubs never to have fallen below the second tier of English football, spending 56 of 88 league seasons in Division 1, or the Premier League, to 2014. However, unlike the other seven (Arsenal, Chelsea, Everton, Liverpool, Manchester United, Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur), the club has never won the league title. The club's best final league position is third place in the 1985–86 First Division.

Three West Ham players played significant roles in England's victory in the 1966 World Cup final; captain Bobby Moore, and both goalscorers, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters.

Ground Boleyn Ground (1904–2016)
Olympic Stadium (2016– )

Manager Slaven Bilić

Premiership Teams

Season 2016/2017 sees big spending by all teams with Manchester United topping the big spending league by paying a world record fee for Paul Pogba a player they let go for £800,000 several years before.

  • Arsenal
  • Bournemouth
  • Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Burnley
  • Chelsea
  • Crystal Palace
  • Everton
  • Huddersfield Town
  • Leicester
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester City
  • Manchester United
  • Newcastle United
  • Southampton
  • Stoke City
  • Swansea
  • Tottenham Hotspur
  • Watford
  • West Brom
  • West Ham