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West Ham news and latest news about West Ham United!West Ham United Football Club commonly referred to as The Irons or simply West Ham is a English football club. Founded in 1895 and competing in the Premier League, the top tier of English football, the team plays its home matches at the London Stadium. The club was founded in 1895 as Thames Ironwork and reformed in 1900 as West Ham United. They moved to the Boleyn Ground in 1904, which remained their home ground for more than a century.
West Ham United titlesAt first Thames Ironworks used a variety of kits including the claret and sky blue colours. Later West Ham United emerged with the claret yoke/blue sleeves design, but also continued to use their previously favoured colours for their away kits. West Ham's shirts are currently being sponsored by Betway. Their kit manufacturers are Umbro. They are one of eight clubs never to have fallen below the second tier of English football. They have spent 59 of 91 league seasons in the top flight, up to and including the 2016-17 season. Third place finish in 1985-86 being their highest league position. Domestically, West Ham United has won: 3 FA Cups 1 European Cup Winners' Cup 1 FA Charity Shield In international club football, West Ham United was: Runners-up in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup in 1976 Ron Greenwood was appointed as Fenton's successor in 1961 and soon led the club to two major trophies including the FA Cup in 1964. The team was led by their youngster Bobby Moore. As mentioned above the club has won the European Cup Winners' Cup. During the 1966 FIFA World Cup, key members of the tournament winners England were West Ham players. Bobby Moore was the captain, Martin Peters (goalscorer in the final) and Geoff Hurst, who scored the first and only hat-trick in a men's WC final. All three players had come through the youth system team at West Ham United.
West Ham United transfer newsWest Ham players transfer news is something that was in the news a lot this season. The club signed 8 new players in this summer to replace the players they had sold to other clubs. History suggests, Redknapp's time at West Ham was notable for the turnover of players during his tenure. They were playing another level of attractive football and success which had not been seen since the John Lyall days as manager. Over 134 players passed through the club while he was manager. The club produced a net transfer fee loss of £16 million, despite the £18 million sale of Rio Ferdinand to Leeds United.