A Pictorial History

FOOTBALL PROGRAMMES

WEST HAM UNITED

Steve Marsh & Stuart Allen

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CLAPTON ORIENT : Football League South

CHELSEA : Football League South

BRENTFORD : Football League South

ALDERSHOT : Football League South

WATFORD : Football League South

FULHAM : Football League South

QUEENS PARK RANGERS : Football League South

MILLWALL : Football League South

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION : Football League South

WATFORD : Football League Cup (South) Group One

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION : Football League Cup (South) Group One

ARSENAL : Football League Cup (South) Group One

WATFORD : Football League Cup (South) Group One

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION : Football League Cup (South) Group One

ARSENAL : Football League Cup (South) Group One

Upton Park

10 - 3 (Dunn 3, Foreman 3, Trigg 2, Macaulay, Brooks [og]

2 January 1943

Att: 6,000

Watson-Smith

Small

Lewis

Maculay

Fenton E.

Davis

Walker T.

Dunn

Foreman

Goulden

Trigg

Stamford Bridge

3 - 1 (Fenton, Foreman, Goulden)

9 January 1943

Att: 8,585

Bartram

Bicknell

Lewis

Small

Corbett W.

Mutitt

Dunkley

Fenton E.

Foreman

Goulden

Walker T.

Upton Park

4 - 1 (Foreman 2, Kippax, Wood)

16 January 1943

Att: 7,500

Medhurst

Chalkley

Lewis

Corbett N.

Fenton E.

Attwell

Small

Wood

Foreman

Goulden

Kippax

Upton Park

6 - 3 (Dunn 3, Small 2, Goulden)

23 January 1943

Att: 8,000

Gregory

Bicknell

Lewis

Small

Fenton E.

Corbett N.

Walker T.

Dunn

Foreman

Goulden

Kippax

Vicarage Road

2 - 3 (Goulden, Morton)

30 January 1943

Att: 2,274

Medhurst

Lewis

Banner

Small

Fenton E.

Attwell

Walker T.

Wood

Foreman

Goulden

Mahon

Upton Park

2 - 1 (Kippax, Small)

6 February 1943

Att: 5,200

Gregory

Chalkley

Lewis

Corbett N.

Fenton E.

Attwell

Small

Dunn

Foreman

Goulden

Kippax

Upton Park

1 - 3 (Foreman)

13 February 1943

Att: 6,000

Medhurst

Chalkley

Lewis

Corbett N.

Fenton E.

Attwell

Walker T.

Small

Foreman

Wood

Kippax

The Den

3 - 3 (Dunn, Fenton, Foreman)

20 February 1943

Att: 2,000

Taylor

Bicknell

Lewis

Small

Riodan

Wright K.

Woodgate

Dunn

Foreman

Fenton E.

Kippax

Upton Park

2 - 1 (Foreman, Small)

27 February 1943

Att: 3,000

Taylor

Bicknell

Lewis

Gladwin

Jones

Attwell

Small

Wood

Foreman

Goulden

Foxall

Upton Park

6 - 1 (Dunn 2, Foreman 2, Goulden 2)

6 March 1943

Att: 2,000

Medhurst

Chalkley

Lewis

Gladwin

Attwell

Macaulay

Small

Dunn

Foreman

Goulden

Foxall

Goldstone Ground

4 - 1 (Foreman 3, Wood)

13 March 1943

Att: 7,521

Gregory

Chalkley

Lewis

Gladwin

Attwell

Small

Walker T.

Wood

Foreman

Goulden

Foxall

Upton Park

1 - 3 (Foreman)

20 March 1943

Att: 22,000

Medhurst

Bicknell

Lewis

Gladwin

Brown

Macaulay

Small

Dunn

Foreman

Goulden

Kippax

Vicarage Road

0 - 0

27 March 1943

Att: 3,246

Gregory

Bicknell

Lewis

Waller

Page

Gladwin

Walker T.

Wood

Foreman

Goulden

Kippax

Upton Park

7 - 1 (Goulden 3, Walker, Woodgate, Walker, Ball [og])

3 April 1943

Att: 5,500

 

Medhurst

Bicknell

Lewis

Gladwin

Corbett W.

Macaulay

Woodgate

Dunn

Foreman

Goulden

Wood

Highbury

1 - 3 (Small)

10 April 1943

Att: 31,066

Medhurst

Bicknell

Lewis

Gladwin

Barrett

Small

Walker T.

Macaulay

Foreman

Goulden

Wood

1942-43 The War Years : Football League South

43_01_02 WHU v. Clapton Orient 01 43_01_09 Chelsea v. WHU 43_01_16 WHU v. Brentford 01

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43_01_23 WHU v. Aldershot 01 43_01_30 Watford v. WHU 43_02_06 WHU v. Fulham 01 43_02_13 WHU v. QPR 01 43_02_20 Millwall v. WHU 01 43_02_27 WHU v. Brighton & Hove Albion 01 43_03_06 WHU v. Watford 01 43_03_20 WHU v. Arsenal 01 43_04_03 WHU v. Brighton 01 43_04_10 Arsenal v. WHU Season 1941-42 1941-42 First XI 1943-44 First XI 43_03_20 WHU v. Arsenal FLC 43_03_27 Watford v. WHU

6 January 1943

RON BOYCE (1960-1972) Born this day East Ham, London

 

Boyce played schoolboy soccer for East Ham, London Essex and England, and also won England Youth honours and played for Essex Schoolboys at cricket. Boyce joined West Ham as an apprentice in 1959 and made his first team debut in a Southern Floodlight Cup game against Millwall on 13 October 1959. His first Football League game was over a year later, on 22 October 1960, in a 5-2 home win against Preston North End. Workhorse of the successful cup sides of the mid-sixties. Guaranteed himself a place in Upton Park folk-lore with his two goals against Manchester United in the 1964 Semi-Final at Hillsborough and his Wembley winner against Preston North End. He made a total of 341 appearances for West Ham in all competitions, scoring 29 goals. This included 282 league appearances between 1960 and 1972, in which he scored 21 goals. He also made 21 FA Cup appearances scoring 5 goals, the most important of which was the winner in the 3-2 win over Preston North End in the 1964 FA Cup Final. He was also a member of the 1965 European Cup Winners Cup winning team on 19 May 1965. "Ticker" had a well earned Testimonial game against Manchester United on 13 November 1972. His final appearance for West Ham was 30 December 1972 in a 2-1 away defeat to Leicester City.After retiring as a player, he became a key member of the coaching staff under John Lyall, a period which included the FA Cup Final victories in 1975 against Fulham and against Arsenal in 1980. He subsequently coached under Billy Bonds. Boyce also took charge of West Ham for one game as caretaker manager in February 1990. He was appointed West Ham's chief scout in September 1991, a position he held until 1995.

BOYCE Ronnie & Steve BOYCE Ron

21 January 1943

JOHN CUSHLEY (1967-1970) Born this day Blantyre, Scotland

 

Given the unenviable task of filling the gap left by the departure of Ken Brown from the Upton Park scene, he took to the job with great endeavour. Signed from Glasgow Celtic for £25,000 Made his debut in good company, along with Billy Bonds and Britain most expensive goalkeeper at the time Bobby Ferguson, in the 2-3 defeat at Upton Park by Sheffield Wednesday on the 19 August 1967, the likeable Scot (nicknamed "Wilbur") made many friends during his three-year stay at the club before returning North of the Border to Dunfermline Athletic for a smaller fee. Afterwards transferred to Dumbarton.

CUSHLEY John

27 March 1943

EDDIE PRESLAND (1965) Born this day Loughton, Essex

 

Tall, adventurous full-back who scored a goal when making his League debut in the 2-1 victory against Liverpool at Upton Park 27 February 1965. He signed professional forms in October 1960 after playing schoolboys soccer for East Ham, London and Essex, and as a junior for Hammers. Presland was also a fine cricketer, being capped for England Boys and later joining Essex County Cricket Club as a professional. He made only six appearances for the Hammers before transferring to Crystal Palace in January 1967, he spent three seasons as a first team regular at Selhurst Park clocking up 61 appearances before moving to Colchester United on loan in 1969 playing 5 games, later had spells with Chelmsford City and Jewish Guild in South Africa before returning with non-league Wealdstone whom he later managed. His managerial roles include Dulwich Hamlet, Hendon, Gravesend and Northfleet and Dagenham F.C.