A Pictorial History

FOOTBALL PROGRAMMES

WEST HAM UNITED

Steve Marsh & Stuart Allen

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1955-56 Football League : Division II

Manager: Ted Fenton

55_08_31 Southend United v. WHU EPC Final

Image courtesy of Mark Waight

SOUTHEND UNITED : Essex Professional Cup (Final)

1954-55 Final deferred from last season.

(2-2 at full time) The match was Abandoned at the interval of the extra period, too dark to continue - Cup shared

Roots Hall

3 - 3 (Blackburn, Tucker, Moore)

31 August 1955

Gregory

Bond

Hallas

Sexton

Nelson

Johnston

Stroud

Moore

Blackburn

Foan

Tucker

Port Vale:  AWAY

King, Potts, Hayward, Mountford, Cheadle, Sproson, Askey, L:eake, Smith, Stephenson, Cunliffe

20-AugRotherham UnitedH  1-118,952Upton Park:Taylor  WrightCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellStroudBennett DareDickMusgroveDare

 

22-AugPort ValeA  1-219,259Vale Park:Taylor  WrightCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellStroudMooreDareDickMusgroveAllison [pen]

 

27-AugSwansea TownA  2-419,960Vetch Field:Taylor  WrightCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperBennettDareDickMusgroveBennett, Dare

 

29-AugPort ValeH  0-213,052Upton Park:Taylor  WrightCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickMusgrovex

 

31-AugSouthend UnitedEssex Pro Cup Final (Deferred from last season)A  3-3Roots Hall:GregoryBondHallasSextonNelson A.JohnstonStroudMooreBlackburnFoanTuckerBlackburn, Tucker, Moore

ROBERT GORDON JOHNSTONE makes his Hammers debut against SOUTHEND UNITED at Upton Park

 

3-SepNotts CountyH  6-116,710Upton Park:TaylorWrightCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickTuckerDare 2, Hooper 2, Dick, O'Farrell

 

6-SepBristol CityA  1-325,993Ashton Gate:TaylorWrightCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickTuckerTucker

 

10-SepLeeds UnitedA  3-321,855Elland Road:GregoryWrightCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperBennettDareAndrewsTuckerTucker 2, Dare

 

17-SepFulhamH  2-125,738Upton Park:GregoryWrightCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperBennettDareDickTuckerHooper 2

 

24-SepBuryA  1-110,217Gigg Lane:GregoryBondCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellMusgroveHooperDareDickTuckerTucker

 

1-OctBarnsleyH  4-020,863Upton Park:GregoryBondCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickTuckerDare 2, Hooper [pen], Jackson [og]

 

8-OctPlymouth ArgyleH  4-019,669Upton Park:GregoryBondCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickTuckerTucker 3, Allison

 

10-OctCrystal PalaceSouthern Floodlight Cup First Round:H  3-06,000Upton Park:GregoryBondCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickTuckerTucker, O'Farrell, Dare

 

15-OctLiverpoolA  1-332,187Anfield:GregoryBondCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickTuckerHooper

 

19 October 1955

FRANK O’FARRELL 6th REPUBLIC of IRELAND cap against YUGOSLAVIA International Friendly Dublin 1-4

 

22-OctDoncaster RoversH  6-113,303Upton Park:GregoryBondCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickTuckerHooper 3, Andrews, Dare, Taylor

 

29-OctLincoln CityA  1-111,078GregoryBondCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareBennettTuckerDare

 

5-NovBlackburn RoversH  2-322,990Upton Park:GregoryBondCantwellSextonBrownO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickTuckerDare, Hooper [pen]

 

12-NovHull CityA  1-324,050GregoryBondCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperAndrewsDareDickTuckerTucker

 

19-NovNottingham ForestH  1-217,121Upton Park:GregoryBondCantwellSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperMooreDareAndrewsTuckerHooper

 

26-NovSheffield WednesdayA  1-120,767Hillsborough:GregoryWrightBondSextonAllisonO'FarrellHooperMooreDareAndrewsTuckerTucker

 

27 November 1955

NOEL CANTWELL 2nd REPUBLIC of IRELAND cap against SPAIN International Friendly Dalymount Park, Dublin 2-2

 

3-DecLeicester CityH  1-317,577Upton Park:GregoryBondCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperMooreDareAndrewsTuckerTucker

 

5-DecSouthend UnitedEssex Pro Cup Semi-Final: (aet)H  2-3Upton Park:TaylorWrightCooperSextonBrownParkerMusgroveBennettLawrenceDickBlackburnBlackburn, Parker

 

10-DecBristol RoversA  1-120,710GregoryBondCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperMooreBennettDickTuckerDick

 

17-DecRotherham UnitedA  2-310,293GregoryBondCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperMooreBennettDickTuckerHooper, Moore

 

24-DecSwansea TownH  5-115,857Upton Park:GregoryBondCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperMooreDareDickTuckerBond, Dare, Dick, Hooper [pen], Tucker

 

26-DecMiddlesbroughA  0-222,001Ayesome Park:GregoryBondCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperMooreDareDickTuckerx

 

27-DecMiddlesbroughH  1-021,522Upton Park:GregoryBondCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperSextonDareDickTuckerBilcliff [og]

 

31-DecNotts CountyA  1-018,708GregoryBondCantwellMalcolmAllisonO'FarrellHooperFoanDareDickTuckerDare