A Pictorial History

FOOTBALL PROGRAMMES

WEST HAM UNITED

Steve Marsh & Stuart Allen

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theyflysohigh logo 43_05_01 Southampton v. WHU 43)04_23 Reading v. WHU

1942-43 The War Years : Friendlies

43_05_12 Royal Navy XI

ROYAL NAVY XI v. METROPOLITAN POLICE

Charity Match

Upton Park

4 - 6

12 May 1943

SLUG Programme

Other Matches Played at the Boleyn Ground

NORWEGIAN FORCES v. CANADIAN ARMY

Inter Allies Service Match

Upton Park

10 - 2

27 March 1943

Upton Park

6 - 0 (Fenton 4, Foreman, Cochrane)

26 April 1943

SOUTHAMPTON

The Dell

1 - 5 (Lewis [pen])

1 May 1943

PORTSMOUTH

Upton Park

1 - 1 (Foreman)

17 April 1943

43_03_27 Norwegian Forces v. Canadian Army

Image courtesy of Nigel Turner

43_01_30 National Police v. Royal Air Force

NATIONAL POLICE v. ROYAL AIR FORCE

Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund

Image courtesy of Nigel Turner

43_04_17 WHU v. Portsmouth

Image Courtesy of Nigel Turner

Image Courtesy of Nigel Turner

Image Courtesy of Nigel Turner

43_04_26 WHU v. Southampton

READING

Elm Park

0 - 3

24 April 1943

SOUTHAMPTON

Image Courtesy of Nigel Turner

Haley

Bicknell

Lewis

Gladwin

Ratcliffe

Small

Mahon

Fenton

Foreman

Wood

Cochrane

Did You Know....

The West Ham United goalkeeper Haley was pulled out of the crowd to play in this game.

Upton Park

0 - 2

30th January 1943

Season 1942-43 1941-42 Friendlies 1943-44 Friendlies

National Police v Royal Air Force at Upton Park in aid of the R.A.F. Benevolent Fund.

 

Police: 

Tootill (Palace), Bicknell (West Ham), Duwcs (Palace), Forsyth (Millwall), Smith (P.N.E.), Weaver (Chelsea), Fisher (Millwall), Dawea (Palace), Richardson (W.B.A.), Brocklebank (Burnley), Spence (Chelsea).

 

 

Royal Air Force:

Marks (Arsenal), Scott (Arsenal), Hardwick (Middlesbrough), Shankly (P.N.E.), B. Joy (Arsenal), Paterson (Celtic), Grainger (Southport), Carter (Sunderland), Drake (Arsenal), Soo (Stoke), Liddell (Liverpool).

 

Raich Carter and Frank Soo scored.    R.A.F. won 2—0.

Medhurst

Bicknell

Lewis

Gladwin

Corbett

Fenton

Woodgate

Goulden

Foreman

Doherty

Cochrane

WHU v. Portsmouth report

Image courtesy of Steve Bell

LEYTON FOOTBALL CLUB

West Ham United and Leyton Football Club mutually agreed for the Leyton club to use the Boleyn Ground for their home fixtures in the Herts and Middlesex Combination this season. Having previously thought that there were NO programmes issued for the games played at Upton Park, this programme against Tufnell Park turned up, courtesy of Thomas Kern.

26 September 1942   v

10 October 1942   v

17 October 1942   v

31 October 1942   v

21 November 1942   v

05 December 1942   v

12 December 1942   v

19 December 1942   v

26 December 1942   v

09 January 1943   v

 

20 February 1943   v.

13 March 1943   v. 

 

10 April 1943   v.

Hitchin Town

Slough

Wealdstone

Barnet

Golders Green

Ford Sports (East Anglian Cup)

Clapton (Grays and Tilbury Cup)

Southall

Walthamstow Avenue

Finchley

 

Golders Green (no indication of venue)

Wood Green Town (no indication of venue)

 

Tufnell Park (2-0)

Gibbs B.

Bicknell

Lewis

Gladwin

Fenton E.

Small

Mahon

Wood

Foreman

Goulden

Cochrane

 

Medhurst

Chalkley

Lewis

Gladwin

Corbett W.

Small

Woodgate

Dunn

Foreman

Goulden

Wood

 

43_04_10 Leyton v. Tufnell Park