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West Ham United 2 1860 Munich 0

Wembley Stadium hosted the 1965 European Cup Winners Cup final between England’s 1964 FA Cup winners West Ham United who faced West Germany’s DFB-Pokal Cup winners 1860 Munich. It was the first European final for both sides and 98k supporters packed out the Empire Stadium as it was called back then. The reach the final […]

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West Ham United 2 Everton 1

In the semi-final of the 1980 FA Cup, West Ham United eventually beat Everton 2-1 in the replay after the two teams had battled out a 1-1 draw at Villa Park a few days earlier. Alan Devonshire opened the scoring for the Hammers early in extra-time before Bob Latchford equalised for the Toffees but it […]

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Footballing Icons: Bobby MOORE

Regarded by Pele as the greatest defender he’d ever played against. Bobby Moore was a captain and a leader of men, a composed and elegant defender who was equally adept at bringing the ball out of defence as he was at stopping attackers in their tracks. Moore’s career started at West Ham United and at […]

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Player Q&A

90 seconds with Rodney ‘Wiz’ Marsh

Former England striker Rodney Marsh started his football education in the youth team at West Ham United but was released by the Hammers to accommodate Geoff Hurst. In 1960 he was signed by Fulham and he made his professional debut in 1963, he went onto score 22 goals in 63 First Division appearances before moving […]

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Footballing Icons: Jimmy GREAVES

Jimmy GREAVES The England 1966 World Cup winner was goal machine for club and country racking up an incredible 439 goals. He also broke a few records along the way and still holds the title as Spurs all time leading goal scorer. He fully deserves his place in the English Football Hall of Fame.

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Blog

Greavsie. It’s a funny old game.

Beginnings at the Bridge Jimmy Greaves was born in Essex on the 20th February 1940 and the talented striker didn’t take too long to kick start his record breaking habit of scoring goals. Aged 15, Jimmy was snapped up by Chelsea and he was quick to make his mark in the youth ranks scoring a […]

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Retro Football Manager: The Newcastle Odyssey Part 6

Sid Lambert is a 43-year-old man playing Retro Football Manager on his iPhone. He’s gone back to 1995/96 to take over Newcastle United and put right what once went wrong: beat Manchester United to the title. And he’d love it if he beat them. Love it. The last update saw us nestling comfortably in second […]

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West Ham United’s Greatest Goals

Frank Lampard vs Everton – FA Cup Semi Final 1980 Let me talk to you about the 1980 FA Cup semi-final replay against Everton. On the previous Saturday, the teams had fought a well-contested draw at Villa Park. Both goalkeepers had a fine game and played a significant part in keeping their team in the […]

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Premier League Hammers

West Ham United clinched promotion to the Premier League on the final day of the 92/93 season when they beat Cambridge United 2-0 at Upton Park to pip Portsmouth to the runners-up spot behind champions Newcastle United. David Speedie and Clive Allen grabbed the important goals for the Hammers.

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