If you’re like me and wondering what on earth to ask for for Christmas or what to buy a Hammers fan for a present, then look no further than Alan Shubrooks’ beautifully produced book of photographs taken over an 8 year period of West Ham United’s home and away games.
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In Focus: Scott Parker
“It’s a fantastic football club where I had four unbelievable seasons,” Parker has said “It ended in relegation but that disappointment will not dampen the memories I take from that place. The fanbase is incredible, Upton Park was a special place, so I’ve got many fond memories.”
Through the Lens: Photographs From The Past Part 7: Alvin Martin Hat-trick
Alvin Martin scores a hat-trick against 3 different goalkeepers in a memorable match in the chase for the Division 1 league title during the 1985/86 season.
Through the Lens: Photographs From The Past Part 6: European Cup Winners Cup 1965
Sealey was to seal his name in the history books of West Ham with two goals that put the game beyond their opponents.
Through the Lens: Photographs From The Past Part 4: The Ghost Match
With the talk of potentially playing the final games of the season behind closed doors, I though it would be interesting to look back at a match the Hammers played behind closed doors, but for very different reasons.
Through the Lens: Photographs From Hammers History Part 2: Trevor Brooking
Trevor Brooking Scores Only Goal to Seal 1980 FA Cup Final Win Against Arsenal
Through The Lens: Photographs From Hammers History No 1: Bobby Moore
Sandwiched between ’61 and ’63 where he was voted Hammer of the Year, Moore played in the warm up match against Peru and remained in the squad for the duration of the 1962 World Cup in Chile, where England were beaten in the Quarter Finals by winners Brazil.
In Focus: Jeremy Ngakia
Joining the Hammers aged 14, Ngakia has played both right back and right wing and you can see how offensively he plays with some wonderful runs down the wing to give the forward players space and time on the attack.
Hammers Slump To Third Successive Defeat As Young Ngakia Makes His Debut
Moyes set up the team to restrict Liverpool and the game plan worked until the penalty awarded to the opposition on 35mins. Until then the Hammers worked hard to keep Liverpool at bay and sit deep, venturing into wide and forward positions when able.
Boleyn Ground Stadium Tour
Before the bulldozers rolled in to dismantle the old stadium I took one of my sons on a tour one over cast day in May 2016. For me, it was an emotional and moving experience but one I needed to take to finally see that we had left the old ground behind and we neededContinue reading “Boleyn Ground Stadium Tour”