Premier League | West Ham

West Ham

Originally founded in 1895 as the Thames Ironworks & Shipbuilding football team, which is why their nickname is the Hammers. They reformed as West Ham United in 1900. In 1904 the club relocated to their current Boleyn Ground stadium.

Honours :
Football League Second Division/Football League Championship (second tier)
Champions: 1957–58, 1980–81
Runners-up: 1922–23, 1990–91, 1992–93
Play-off Champions: 2005, 2012
Play-off Runners-up: 2004
FA Cup :
Winners: 1964, 1975, 1980
Runners-up: 1923, 2006
League Cup
Runners-up: 1966, 1981
FA Charity Shield:
Winners: 1964 (shared)
European Cup Winners Cup :
Winners: 1965
Runners-up: 1976
UEFA Intertoto Cup:
Winners: 1999

Did you know?
In August 2008, West Ham retired the No.6 shirt in honour of legendary captain Bobby Moore.

Destination: West Ham

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Tickets, Travel Packages and Hospitality Packages

Want to come and see your West Ham heroes in action? Search for general sale ticket availability, travel packages and hospitality packages using the Premier League’s official ticket information service which lists every match (including cup competitions) over the next 28 days.
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Stadium Tours

Ever wondered what it would be like to take a look behind the scenes at one of the world's most revered football clubs? Experience the history and tradition first hand, follow in the footsteps of the legends of the game and let your imagination run free.
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See also :
Arsenal | Aston Villa | Chelsea | Everton | Fulham | Liverpool | Manchester City | Manchester United | Newcastle United | Norwich City | Queens Park Rangers | Reading | Southampton | Stoke City | Sunderland | Swansea City | Tottenham Hotspur | West Bromwich Albion | West Ham | Wigan Athletic |

West Ham Facts

Season 2011/12 :
3rd place, Championship
The Hammers, The Irons
The Boleyn Ground
Song they run out to:
I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles
Top Scorer 2011/12
Carlton Cole (14 goals)