West Ham United in History

Events in Sport

  • 1923-04-28 Wembley Stadium opens - Bolton Wanderers vs West Ham United (FA Cup)
  • 1965-05-19 West Ham United of England win 5th European Cup Winner's Cup against 1860 München of West Germany 2-0 in London
  • 1980-05-12 West Ham United wins the FA Cup, beating Arsenal 1-0 at Wembley Stadium. Midfield playmaker Trevor Brooking scores the winner with a rare header.
  • 2000-07-06 West Ham United FC pays a record £1.8 million for the late Bobby Moore's collection of memorabilia, 79 items including his 1966 World Cup winner's medal

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1946-09-17 Billy Bonds, English soccer defender and manager (Charlton, West Ham United), born in Woolwich, London, England
  • 1967-01-12 Marco Boogers, Dutch soccer player (RKC, Sparta, West Ham United)
  • 1988-06-01 Javier Hernández Balcázar, Mexican football player (West Ham United, Mexican national team), born in Guadalajara, Mexico