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History (page five)

 
West Ham Utd Stats
           
             
 

Year Formed:
1895 as Thames Iron Works FC
1900 as West Ham United FC

Turned Professional:
1898 as Thames Iron Works FC

Limited Company:
1900

Former Name:
Thames Iron Works FC (1895-1900)

Club Nicknames:
'Irons' or 'Hammers'

Colours
Home
Claret and sky blue shirts, white shorts and white socks.

Away
Dark blue shirts, dark blue shorts and socks

         
     
         

Previous Grounds:
1895-96 Hermit Road Ground
1896-97 Browning Road
1897-1904 Memorial Grounds
1904 Boleyn Ground, Upton Park

Pitch measurements:
112 x 72 yards

Managers since 1902:
1902 - 32 Syd King
1932 - 50 Charlie Paynter
1950 - 61 Ted Fenton
1961 - 77 Ron Greenwood
1977 - 89 John Lyall
1989 - 90 Lou Macari
1990 - 94 Billy Bonds
1994 - 2001 Harry Redknapp
2001 - 2003 Glenn Roeder
2003 – Alan Pardew

             
Football League & Premiership Record:
Southern League : 1898-1915.
Div. Two : 1919-23 : 1932-58 : 1978-81 : 1989-91 : 1992-93.
Div. One : 1923-32 : 1958-78 : 1981-89 : 1991-92 : 2003-04.
Div. One (formerly Div. Two) : 1992-93.
FA Premiership : 1993-03