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.

Birthdays in Sport

  • 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