A Pictorial History

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WEST HAM UNITED

Steve Marsh & Stuart Allen

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1969-70 Metropolitan League 'A'

Three newcomers for this season include Brentwood Town Reserves who rejoined after a season's absence, Epping Town and Oxford United Reserves. Clubs who resigned at the end of last season include Tottenham Hotspur 'A', Chelmsford City Reserves, Arsenal 'A' and Wimbledon Reserves.

WELLINGBOROUGH TOWN : Metropolitan League

69_08_09 Wellingborough Town v. WHU Metro

Dog & Duck Ground

2 - 0 (Carr, Pointer)

9 August 1969

Death

McDowell

Charles C.

Sutton

Keary

Aylott

Humphreys

Pointer

Carr

Best

Lay

HATFIELD TOWN : Metropolitan League Autumn Shield

Stonecross

3 - 1 (Carr 2, Lay)

16 August 1969

Grotier

McDowell

Knowles

Aylott

Martin

Sutton

Humphreys

Pointer

Carr

Bedford

Lay

69_09_30 Bletchley v. WHU Metro Final

HATFIELD TOWN : Metropolitan League Autumn Shield

Chadwell Heath

1 - 1 (Keary)

23 August 1969

Death, McDowell, Knowles, Aylott, Martin, Keary, Humphreys, Pointer, Carr, Bedford, Durrell

OXFORD UNITED : Metropolitan League

Manor Ground

2 - 2 (Carr, Humphreys)

30 August 1969

Grotier

McDowell

Knowles

Charles C.

Keary

Sutton

Humphreys

Pointer

Carr

Wallace

Lay

EPPING TOWN : Metropolitan League Autumn Shield

Stonards Hill

1 - 1 (Carr)

6 September 1969

Death

McDowell

Knowles

Aylott

Keary

Holland

Humphreys

Pointer

Carr

Sutton

Charles C.

OXFORD UNITED : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

3 - 0 (Sutton 2, Humphreys)

20 September 1969

Death, McDowell, Charles C., Aylott, Keary, Scales, Humphreys, Pointer, Bedford, Sutton, Gill

METROPOLITAN POLICE : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

2 - 0 (Charles C., Sutton)

27 September 1969

Grotier, Charles C., Knowles, Aylott, Keary, Scales, Humphreys, Pointer, Bedford, Sutton, Lay

BLETCHLEY : Metropolitan League Professional Cup (Final 1st leg)

Manor Fields

1 - 0 (Keary)

30 September 1969

Manager: John Lyall

BLETCHLEY : Metropolitan League Professional Cup (First Round)

Chadwell Heath

3 - 0 (Bedford 2, Humphreys)

4 October 1969

Grotier, Heffer, Knowles, Edmundson, Keary, Aylott, Humphreys, Pointer, Bedford, Sutton, Lay

69_10_11 Stevenage Athletic v. WHU Metro Lge

STEVENAGE ATHLETIC : Metropolitan League

Broadhall Way

1 - 1 (Ayris)

11 October 1969

Death

McDowell

Charles C.

Aylott

Keary

Holland

Ayris

Pointer

Bedford

Sutton

Durrell

EPPING TOWN : Metropolitan League Autumn Shield

Chadwell Heath

2 - 0 (Carr, Lay)

18 October 1969

Grotier, Watson, Knowles, Edmundson, Hook, Lock, Barnes, Sutton, Carr, Lay, Gregory

BEDFORD TOWN RESERVES : Metropolitan League

The Eyrie

0 - 1

25 October 1969

Death

McDowell

Charles C.

Edmondson

Keary

Scales

Humphreys

Pointer

Carr

Sutton

Lay (Knowles)

BLETCHLEY : Metropolitan League Professional Cup (Final 2nd leg)

Upton Park

4 - 0 (Gill 2, Humphreys, Knowles [pen])

3 November 1969

69_11_01 Epping Town v. WHU Metro

EPPING TOWN : Metropolitan League

Stonards Hill

5 - 0 (Charles C. 2, Ayris, Carr, Wallace)

1 November 1969

Grotier

McDowell

Knowles

Charles C.

Keary

Scales

Ayris

Lay (Taylor)

Carr

Wallace

Gill

69_11_03 WHU v. Bletchley Metro Final

Grotier

Watson

Knowles

Aylott

Keary

Scales

Humphreys

Holland

Carr

Durrell

Gill

ROMFORD RESERVES : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

1 - 2 (Ayris)

8 November 1969

Earl, Knowles, Gill, Edmundson, Scales, Miller, Wallace, Lindsay (Ayris), Humphreys, Lay, Durrell

SHEPPEY UNITED : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

1 - 0 ([og])

15 November 1969

Earl, McDowell, Knowles, Charles C., Scales, Aylott, Ayris, Lindsay, Carr, Gill, Durrell

HATFIELD TOWN : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

3 - 1 (Ayris, Carr, Sutton)

22 November 1969

Earl, McDowell, Charles C., Edmundson, Scales, Aylott, Ayris, Holland, Carr, Sutton, Durrell

WELLINGBOROUGH TOWN : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

2 - 3 Charles C. [pen], Sutton)

29 November 1969

Earl, McDowell, Charles C., Edmundson (Wallace), Scales, Aylott, Ayris, Pointer, Carr, Sutton, Gill

STEVENAGE ATHLETIC : Metropolitan Autumn Shield (Semi-Final 1st leg)

69_12_06 Stevenage Athletic v. WHU Semi-Final

Broadhall Way

0 - 3

6 December 1969

Grotier

McDowell

Charles C.

Aylott

Keary

Holland

Humphreys

Lindsay

Carr

Sutton

Gill

EPPING TOWN : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

3 - 2 (Bookman 2, Pointer)

13 December 1969

Grotier, McDowell, Knowles, Holland, Cushley, Scales, Lay, Pointer, Bookman, Sutton, Davis (Gill)

ROMFORD RESERVES : Metropolitan League

Brooklands

1 - 1 (Sutton)

20 December 1969

Earl

McDowell

Knowles

Edmundson

Cushley

Scales

Ayris

Sutton

Carr

Pointer

Davis (Gill)

69_12_20 Romford v. WHU Metro

STEVENAGE ATHLETIC : Metropolitan Autumn Shield (Semi-Final 2nd leg)

Chadwell Heath

1 - 2 (Lay)

27 December 1969

Earl, McDowell, Charles C., Aylott, Cushley, Scales, Ayris, Lay, Carr, Wallace, Durrell

BLETCHLEY : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

1 - 1 (Pointer)

3 January 1970

Earl, McDowell, Charles C., Aylott, Cushley, Scales, Ayris, Pointer, Carr, Gill, Lay (Wallace)

BEDFORD TOWN RESERVES : Metropolitan Professional Cup (Second Round)

Chadwell Heath

1 - 1 (Gill)

10 January 1970

Marsh, Knowles, Charles C., Pointer, Scales, Aylott, Gill, Humphreys, Carr, Sutton, Durrell

STEVENAGE ATHLETIC : Metropolitan League Cup (First Round)

Chadwell Heath

1 - 0 (Lay)

24 January 1970

Earl, McDowell, Charles C., Aylott, Keary, Scales, Humphreys, Pointer, Carr, Sutton, Lay (Gregory)

70_01_31 Metropolitan Police v. WHU Metro

METROPOLITAN POLICE : Metropolitan League

Imber Court

2 - 2 (Humphreys, Keary)

31 January 1970

Earl

McDowell

Charles C.

Aylott

Keary

Scales

Humphreys

Pointer

Wallace

Brooking

Lay

SHEPPEY UNITED : Metropolitan League

Botany Road

1 - 1 Carr)

7 February 1970

Earl

McDowell

Watson

Aylott

Keary

Scales

Humphreys

Pointer

Carr

Sutton

Lay

70_03_02 Bedford Town v. WHU Metro 2 Replay

BRENTWOOD TOWN : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

6 - 0 (Durrell 2, Gill 2, Ayris, Carr)

21 February 1970

Marsh, McDowell, Charles C., Aylott, Keary, Scales, Ayris, Pointer, Carr, Gill, Durrell

BRAINTREE & CRITTALL ATHLETIC : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

1 - 2 (Sutton)

28 February 1970

Earl, McDowell, Charles C., Aylott, Keary, Scales, Ayris, Pointer, Carr, Sutton, Durrell

BEDFORD TOWN RESERVES : Metropolitan Professional Cup (Second Rd Replay)

The Eyrie

2 - 5 (Charles C., Wallace)

2 March 1970

Earl

McDowell

Charles C.

Aylott

Keary

Scales

Ayris

Pointer

Wallace

Sutton

Cross

CRAY WANDERERS : Metropolitan League

Grassmeade

1 - 0 (Gill)

14 March 1970

Earl

McDowell

Scales

Aylott

Keary

Sutton

Ayris

Pointer

Gill

Carr

Durrell

70_03_25 Bletchley v. WHU Metro Cup

BEDFORD TOWN RESERVES : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

0 - 0

21 March 1970

Earl, Watson, Scales (Wallace), Aylott, Keary, Sutton, Ayris, Pointer, Carr, Gill, Lay

BLETCHLEY : Metropolitan League Cup (Second Round)

Manor Fields

2 - 1 (Charles J., Lay) [aet]

25 March 1970

Marsh

McDowell

Charles J.

Aylott

Keary

Sutton

Ayris

Pointer

Humphreys

Carr

Lay

BLETCHLEY : Metropolitan League

Earl

Watson

Knowles

Aylott

Scales

Sutton

Ayris

Pointer

Carr

Gill

Lay

Manor Fields

3 - 0 (Gill 2, Carr)

28 March 1970

70_03_28 Bletchley v. WHU Metro

STEVENAGE ATHLETIC : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

1 - 1 (Brooking)

4 April 1970

Earl, McDowell, Charles C., Aylott, Keary, Scales, Ayris, Brooking, Carr, Gill, Durrell

BURY TOWN : Metropolitan League

Marsh

McDowell

Watson

Aylott

Keary

Scales

Ayris

Pointer

Sutton

Gill

Durrell

Kings Road

2 - 1 (McDowell, Scales)

14 April 1970

70_04_14 Bury Town v. WHU Metro 70_04_18 Hatfield Town v. WHU Metro

HATFIELD TOWN : Metropolitan League

Earl

McDowell

Watson

Sutton

Keary

Scales

Ayris

Pointer

Wallace

Faulkner

Durrell

Stonecross

2 - 1 (Durrell, Pointer)

18 April 1970

BRAINTREE & CRITTALL ATHLETIC : Metropolitan League

Marsh

McDowell

Charles C.

Aylott

Scales

Sutton

Ayris

Pointer

Humphreys

Carr

Gill

Cressing Road

1 - 0 (Humphreys)

20 April 1970

WELLINGBOROUGH TOWN : Metropolitan League Cup (Semi-Final)

Grotier

McDowell

Charles C.

Aylott

Keary

Sutton

Ayris

Pointer

Wallace

Gill

Durrell

Dog & Duck Ground

2 - 1 (Charles C. [pen], Wallace)

22 April 1970

BRENTWOOD TOWN RESERVES : Metropolitan League

Marsh

McDowell

Charles C.

Aylott

Keary

Scales

Humphreys

Pointer

Carr

Holland

Gill

The Hive

0 - 1

25 April 1970

BURY TOWN : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

2 - 0 (Gill 2)

27 April 1970

Grotier, McDowell, Charles C., Aylott, Hooke, Scales, Ayris, Holland, Wallace, Gill, Durrell

CRAY WANDERERS : Metropolitan League

Chadwell Heath

0 - 2

11 May 1970

Death, Watson, Charles C., Aylott (Pointer), Scales, Sutton, Ayris, Holland, Wallace, Llewelyn

BRAINTREE & CRITTALL ATHLETIC : Metropolitan League Cup (Final)

Grotier

McDowell

Charles C.

Keary

Scales

Sutton

Ayris

Pointer

Wallace

Gill

Durrell

Cressing Road

0 - 1

13 May 1970

70_05_13 Braintree v. WHU Metro Final

Image courtesy of Nigel Turner

1968-69 Metro 1970-71 Metro Season 1969-70

No programmes issued for West Ham's Home League games at Chadwell Heath

70_04_20 Braintree & Crittall Athletic v. WHU Metr

Crittal Athletic:

Tony Armstrong, Geoff Watson, Steve Lewis, Paul Young, Mike Stewart, Geoff Bennett, Len Foyster, Bobby Creek, Ray Thake, Peter Smith, Ray Thake

Image courtesy of Jon Weaver

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Grotier

Charles C.

Knowles

Aylott

Keary

Scales

Humphreys

Pointer

Carr

Holland

Lay

1968-69 DEFERRED FINAL

Held over from last season

1968-69 DEFERRED FINAL

Held over from last season