A Pictorial History

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WEST HAM UNITED

Steve Marsh & Stuart Allen

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1974-75 Football League : First Division

Manager: John Lyall

74_-09_28 Burnley v.WHU 74_10_19 WHU v. Ipswich Town

COLOUR CHANGE

The Hammers adopted an all-white strip as their official alternative kit, they will no longer use the light blue shirts with claret bands and light blue shorts. The latter was first worn in a League fixture against Arsenal at Highbury on 14th November 1959, although they had earlier been used in Vienna during an international tournament organised by FC Austria.

THE TEXACO CUP : Southern Group Two

74_08_03 Texaco Cup

ORIENT                LUTON TOWN            SOUTHAMPTON

Upton Park

1 - 0 (Bonds)

3rd August 1974

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor

Holland

McDowell

Paddon

Best

Brooking

Gould (Ayris)

Upton Park

1 - 2 (Bonds, pen)

7th August 1974

The Dell

0 - 2

10th August 1974

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor

McGiven

McDowell (Holland)

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Best

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor

McDowell

Holland

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Best

The Texaco Cup was an association football competition involving clubs from England, Ireland and Scotland that had not qualified for European competitions.

MANCHESTER CITY : Football League First Division

16th July 1974 ON THIS DAY : PAUL BRUSH signs apprentice forms

 

22nd July 1974 ON THIS DAY : ALAN CURBISHLEY signs apprentice forms

 

24th July 1974 ON THIS DAY : BRYAN “Pop” ROBSON joins SUNDERLAND for £145,000

 

18th August 1974 ON THIS DAY : PETER GROTIER joins LINCOLN CITY on loan (made permanent 28th September 1974)

19th August 1974 ON THIS DAY : ALVIN MARTIN signs apprentice

74_08_17 Manchester City v. WHU 74_08_19 WHU v. Luton Town 74_08_24 WHU v. Everton

LUTON TOWN : Football League First Division

EVERTON : Football League First Division

25th August 1974 ON THIS DAY : LYALL appointed Team Manager with RON GREENWOOD moving to Manager

LUTON TOWN : Football League First Division

74_08_28 Luton Town v. WHU 74_08_31 Newcastle United v. WHU 74_09_07 WHU v. Sheffield United Jennings

NEWCASTLE UNITED : Football League First Division

SHEFFIELD UNITED : Football League First Division

4th September 1974 ON THIS DAY : KEITH ROBSON signs from NEWCASTLE UNITED

 

5th September 1974 ON THIS DAY : BILLY JENNINGS signs from WATFORD for £110,000

TRANMERE ROVERS : Football League Cup (Second Round)

BILLY JENNINGS makes his Hammers debut against Sheffield United at Upton Park

74_09_11 Tranmere Rovers v. WHU FLC2 74_09_14 Tottenham Hotspur v. WHU 74_09_18 WHU v. Tranmere Rovers FLC2R

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR : Football League First Division

TRANMERE ROVERS : Football League Cup (Second Round Replay)

KEITH ROBSON makes his Hammers debut against Tranmere Rovers at Upton Park

LEICESTER CITY : Football League First Division

74_09_21 WHU v. Leicester City 74_09_25 WHU v. Birmingham City 74_09_28 Burnley v. WHU

BIRMINGHAM CITY : Football League First Division

BURNLEY : Football League First Division

27th September 1974 ON THIS DAY : ALAN DEVONSHIRE “Dev” signs from non-league side SOUTHALL for a £5,000

28th September 1974 ON THIS DAY : PETER GROTIER joins LINCOLN CITY

 

30th September 1974 ON THIS DAY : GEOFF PIKE signs professional forms

DERBY COUNTY : Football League First Division

74_10_05 WHU v. Derby County 74_10_08 Fulham v. WHU FLC 3 74_10_12 Coventry City v. WHU

FULHAM : Football League Cup (Third Round)

COVENTRY CITY : Football League First Division

EVERTON : Football League First Division

74_10_15 Everton v. WHU 74_10_19 WHU v. Ipswich Town 74_10_26 Arsenal v. WHU

IPSWICH TOWN : Football League First Division

ARSENAL : Football League First Division

MIDDLESBROUGH : Football League First Division

INTERNATIONAL NEWS : 30th October 1974

TREVOR BROOKING wins his 6th ENGLAND cap against CZECHOSLOVAKIA (sub) European Championship Qualifier at Wembley 3-0

74_11_02 WHU v. Middlesbrough 74_11_09 Carlisle United v. WHU 74_11_16 WHU v. Wolverhampton Wanderers

CARLISLE UNITED : Football League First Division

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS : Football League First Division

INTERNATIONAL NEWS : 20th November 1974

TREVOR BROOKING wins his 7th ENGLAND cap against PORTUGAL an International Friendly at Wembley 0-0

LIVERPOOL : Football League First Division

74_11_23 Liverpool v. WHU 74_11_30 QPR v. WHU 74_12_07 WHU v. Leeds United

QUEENS PARK RANGERS : Football League First Division

26th November 1974 ON THIS DAY : ALAN TAYLOR “Sparrow” signs from ROCHDALE for £45,000

LEEDS UNITED : Football League First Division

ALAN TAYLOR makes his Hammers debut against Leeds United at Upton Park

MANCHESTER CITY : Football League First Division

74_12_14 WHU v. Manchester City 74_12_21 Chelsea v. WHU 74_12_26 WHU v. Tottenham Hotspur 74_12_28 Stoke City v. WHU

CHELSEA : Football League First Division

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR : Football League First Division

STOKE CITY : Football League First Division

CONTINUE 2

SECOND-HALF

12th December 1974 BORN THIS DAY : NOLBERTO SOLANO (2007-2008) Callao, Peru

Maine Road

0 - 4

17th August 1974

Att: 30,240

Upton Park

2 - 0 (Bonds, Lampard)

19th August 1974

Att: 23,182

Upton Park

2 - 3 (Bonds, McDowell)

24th August 1974

Att: 22,486

Kenilworth Road

0 - 0

28th August 1974

Att: 16,931

St James' Park

0 - 2

31st August 1974

Att: 30,782

Upton Park

1 - 2 (Jennings)

7th September 1974

Att: 20,977

Prenton Park

0 - 0

11th September 1974

Att: 8,638

White Hart Lane

1 - 2 (Lampard)

14th September 1974

Att: 27,959

Upton Park

6 - 0 (Bonds 2, Gould 3, Ayris)

18th September 1974

Att: 15,854

Upton Park

6 - 2 (Gould 2, Jennings 2, Bonds, Robson)

21st September 1974

Att: 21,377

Upton Park

3 - 0 (Jennings, Paddon, Robson)

25th September 1974

Att: 25,495

Turf Moor

5 - 3 (Robson 2, Bonds, Brooking, Jennings)

28th September 1974

Att: 17,644

Upton Park

2 - 2 (Bonds, Robson)

5th October 1974

Att: 32,938

Craven Cottage

1 - 2 (Brooking)

8th October 1974

Att: 29,611

Highfield Road

1 - 1 (Gould)

12th October 1974

Att: 22,556

Goodison Park

1 -1 (Gould)

15th October 1974

Att: 31,882

Upton Park

1 - 0 Jennings)

19th October 1974

Att: 33,543

Highbury

0 - 3

26th October 1974

Att: 41,184

Upton Park

3 - 0 (Paddon, Robson, og Boam)

2nd November 1974

Att: 28,915

Brunton Park

1 - 0 (Lampard)

9th November 1974

Att: 14,141

Upton Park

5 - 2 (Bonds [pen], Brooking, Gould, Jennings, Lampard)

16th November 1974

Att: 31,708

Anfield

1 - 1 (Robson)

23rd November 1974

Att: 46,346

Loftus Road

2 - 0 Jennings, Paddon)

30th November 1974

Att: 28,357

Upton Park

2 - 1 (Jennings, Gould)

7th Decmber 1974

Att: 39,562

Upton Park

0 - 0

14th December 1974

Att: 33,479

Stamford Bridge

1 - 1 (Gould)

21st December 1974

Att: 34,969

Upton Park

1 - 1 (Robson)

26th December 1974

Att: 37,682

Victoria Ground

1 - 2 (Holland)

28th December 1974

Att: 33,498

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Holland

Taylor T.

Lock

Taylor A. (Ayris)

Paddon

Gould

McDowell

Best

Day

Coleman

Lampard

McDowell

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings (Taylor A.)

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds (Best)

Taylor T.

Lock

McDowell

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman (Lock)

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

McDowell

Holland

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Best

Day

McDowell

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Holland

Paddon

Ayris

Brooking

Best

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Holland

Paddon

Gould

McDowell

Best

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Holland

Paddon

Gould

McDowell

Best

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Holland

Paddon

Gould (Ayris)

McDowell

Best

Day

McDowell

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Ayris

Paddon

Jennings

Holland

Best

Day

McDowell

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Ayris

Paddon

Holland

Brooking

Best

Day

McDowell

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Holland

Paddon

Jennings

Brooking

Best

Day

McDowell

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Ayris

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

McDowell

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings (Holland)

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

McDowell

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

McDowell

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

McDowell (Holland)

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Ayris (Holland)

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

McDowell (Coleman)

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings (Taylor A.)

Paddon

Gould

McDowell

Robson

Day

Coleman

Lampard

Bonds

Taylor T.

Lock

Jennings (McDowell)

Paddon

Gould

Brooking

Robson

74_09_21 WHU v. Leicester City 74_10_05 WHU v. Derby County 74_11_16 WHU v. Wolves 74_12_21 Chelsea v. WHU

Image courtesy of Richard Miller

74_10_12 Coventry City v. WHU

Image courtesy of Richard Miller

Fulham:

Mellor, Cutbush, Strong, Mullery, Lacy, Moore, Conway, Slough, Busby, Lloyd, Barrett

74_10_15 Everton v. WHU

Image courtesy of Richard Miller

74_08_28 Luton Town v. WHU

Image courtesy of Richard Miller

74_11_23 Liverpool v. WHU

Image courtesy of Richard Miller

74_08_17 Manchester City v. WHU

Image courtesy of Richard Miller

74_08_31 Newcastle United v. WHU

Image courtesy of Richard Miller

74_11_30 QPR v. WHU

Image courtesy of Richard Miller

74_10_08 Fulham v. WHU FLC3