A Pictorial History

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WEST HAM UNITED

Steve Marsh & Stuart Allen

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1980-81 Friendlies

David Cross Pre-season training session July 1980

David Cross Training 1981 ADO TIcket 80_07_23 Gillingham v. WHU Friendly 80_07_25 Colchester United v. WHU Friendly

GILLINGHAM

Priestfield Stadium

1 - 1 (Cross)

23 July 1980

Att: 6,000

Parkes (Ferguson)

Stewart

Brush (Lampard)

Bonds

Martin

Devonshire

Allen

Neighbour (Banton)

Cross

Holland

Pike (Morgan)

COLCHESTER UNITED

CHARLTON ATHLETIC

SOUTHEND UNITED : THE CHARTERHOUSE MATCH

80_07_28 Charlton Athletic v. WHU Friendly 80_07_30 Southend United v. WHU Friendly

Layer Road

1 - 1 (Cross)

25 July 1980

Att: 3,375

The Valley

4 - 0 (Pike 2, Barnes, Pearson)

28 July 1980

Att: 2,800

Roots Hall

0 - 2

30 July 1980

Att: 5,334

AVELEY

DUNDEE UNITED

80_08_02 Dundee United v. WHU Friendly 80_08_04 Ayr United v. WHu Friendly

Mill Field

3 - 0 (Morgan 2, Banton)

30 July 1980

AYR UNITED

Tannadice Park

1 - 0 (Cross)

2 August 1980

Att; 5,671

Somerset Park

1 - 1 (Cross)

4 August 1980

Att: 3,500

DAGENHAM

WALTHAMSTOW AVENUE

80_08_04 Dagenham v. WHU Friendly 80_08_07 Walthamstow Avenue v. WHU Friendly

Green Pond Road

4 - 2 (Milton 2, Burvill, Cowie)

7 August 1980

CHALFONT ST. PETER

80_08_12 Chalfont St Peter v. WHU Friendly

DARTFORD GLENTWORTH

80_08_26 Dartford Glentwortth v. WHU Friendly 80_08_26 Dartford Glentwortth v. WHU Friendly back

SOUTHAMPTON : Bobby Ferguson Testimonial

81_04_13 WHU v. Southampton Ferguson Test

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR : Barry Daines Testimonial

81_05_11 Tottenham Hotspur v.WHU Daines Test 81_05_17 Guernsey v. WHU Friendly 81_05_17 Guernsey v. WHU Friendly back

GUERNSEY

DEN HAAG : Youth Team Friendly

81_05_15 Daventria Tournament 81_05_21 ADO Youth Tournament

Ferguson

Lampard

Brush

Bonds

Martin

Devonshire

Allen

Holland (Barnes)

Cross

Banton

Stewart (Houghton)

Ferguson

Lampard

Brush

Bonds

Martin

Devonshire

Allen (Barnes)

Brooking

Pearson

Cross

Pike

Ferguson

Lampard

Brush

Bonds

Martin

Devonshire (Stewart)

Holland

Pearson

Cross

Brooking

Pike

Moseley

Wright

La Ronde E.

Cowie

Brignull

Hibbert

Banton

Houghton

Morgan

Lansdowne (Milton)

La Ronde A. (Schiavi)

Parkes

Stewart

Brush

Bonds

Martin (Lampard)

Devonshire

Holland

Pearson

Cross

Brooking

Neighbour

Parkes (Ferguson)

Lampard

Brush

Bonds

Stewart

Devonshire

Allen

Pearson (Neighbour)

Cross

Brooking (Holland)

Pike

Victoria Road

2 - 2 (Lansdowne [pen], Morgan)

5 August 1980

Moseley

Wright (Keith)

La Ronde A.

Cowie

Brignull

Hibbert

Banton

Houghton (Burvill)

Morgan

Lansdowne

Barnes

Moseley (Vaughan)

Wright

La Ronde A.

Cowie (Burvill)

Brignull

Hibbert (Keith)

Banton

Houghton

Lansdowne

Milton

Barnes

The Playing Fields

6 - 0 (Allen, Banton, Barnes, Brignull, Lansdowne, Morgan)

12 August 1980

Ferguson

Wright

Lampard (La Ronde A.)

Cowie

Brignull

McGiven (Hibbert)

Neighbour

Allen (Houghton)

Morgan

Lansdowne

Banton

Lowfield Street

? - ?

26 August 1980

Ferguson (Parkes)

Stewart

Lampard

Bonds

Brush

Devonshire (Cowie)

Barnes (Morgan)

Pearson

Cross

Brooking

Pike

Upton Park

4 - 3 (Barnes, Cross, Ferguson [pen], Pearson)

13 April 1981

White Hart Lane

3 - 2 (Morgan 2, Pearson)

11 May 1981

The Track

2 - 0 (Goddard, Lampard)

17 May 1981

Zuiderpark

1 - 1 (Houghton)

19 May 1981

Saturday afternoon's match was v Dundee United. United were placed fourth in last season's Premier Division of the Scottish League, and were also trophy winners. They had drawn 0 -0 with Chelsea earlier in the week, and no English club had won at Tan-nadice Park during the last decade of pre-season friendlies. Spurs also lost there last week by 4-1.

The Scots appeared likely to preserve their record after a mediocre goalless first half against us; but the Hammers were definitely on top atter the interval, and although only ten minutes remained on the clock when David Cross headed in a centre by Trevor Brooking the home officials freely admitted that the margin might have been greater. There were several Hammers' fans among the 5,671 attendance and we even saw some bubbles floating over the pitch from the terrace end !

 

For the second year in succession our senior squad paid a pre-season visit to Scotland. However, although we played four games there last August, only two fixtures were arranged on this occasion because of last Saturday's Wembley commitment, The party left London on Friday afternoon and stayed for two nights at Carnoustie. near Dundee.

SORRY NO IMAGE

SORRY NO IMAGE

The party left Carnoustie after lunch on Sunday, and a three hours' coach journey through some beautiful country took them to the seaside town of Ayr. Ayr United missed promotion to the Premier Division last season, but finished in third place : so they have high hopes of moving into Scotland's Top Teh during 1980-81. They showed plenty of spirit in the match against us on Monday evening; Ayr were one up at half-time through a 32nd-minute goal bv Robert Connor who took on our defenders before slipping the ball past the advancing Phil Parkes.

The Hammers were providing plenty of entertainment in approach-work before the interval, but were more impressive in the second half with near - misses. The homesters also mounted several attacks that threatened to add to their lead ; but we kept them out and snatched a last-minute equaliser as David Cross convened a centre from Pat Holland. As a contest it was interesting, and concluded a six-game warm-up for the big one at Wembley. Once again we were made very welcome by the Scottish officials, and accorded excellent and interesting hospitality by Mr. Myles Callaghan and his fellow-Directors.

The Hammers' party went directly from Somerset Park to the airport hotel at Glasgow, travelling back to the Boleyn Ground on Tuesday morning. Before we disembarked from the British Airways plane at Heathrow.

Ticket courtesy of Youth Player Mark Smith

EINTRACHT FRANKFURT (West Germany) Group Match A

15 May 1981

3 - 2

GO AHEAD EAGLES (Netherlands) Group Match A

15 May 1981

0 - 3

FREMAD AMAGER (Denmark) Group Match A

15 May 1981

2 - 0

ARARAT EREVAN (USSR) Third / Fourth Play-off

17 May 1981

1 - 1 (Lost 7-8 on penalties)

ADO (Holland) Group Match A

21 May 1981

0 - 0

SC LOKEREN (Belgium) Group Match A

21 May 1981

1 - 1

SPARTA ROTTERDAM (Netherlands) Group Match A

21 May 1981

2 - 0

AJAX (Netherlands) Final

24 May 1981

3 - 0 (Milton 3)

Moseley, La Ronde E., Smith M., Reader, Ampofo C., Wall, Cottee, Allen, Schiavi, Houghton, Milton (Burvill)

Vaughan, Wall, La Ronde E., Smith M., Ampofo C., McPherson, Schiavi, Reader,

Donald, Houghton, Milton

80_07_30 Southend v. WHU 81_04_13 WHU v. Southampton Ferguson 81_05_11 Tottenham Hotspur v. WHU Daines

Southampton:

Wells (Sporing), Golac, Holmes, Williams, Watson, Nicholl, Keegan, Channon (Wallace), Baker, George (Moran), Ball

Parkes

Lampard

Brush

Stewart

Gray

Devonshire

Neighbour

Goddard

Pearson

Allen

Pike

Parkes (Ferguson)

Cowie

Lampard

Banton

Brush

Devonshire

Neighbour

Goddard

Cross

Pearson

Pike

Playing subs:

Morgan and Barnes,

not sure who they replaced?

Playing sub:

Morgan,

not sure who he replaced?

SLUG Programme

13th Daventria Youth Tournament : Netherlands

15 - 17 May 1981

SLUG Programme

ADO (The Hague) Youth Tournament

21 - 24 May 1981

Season 1980-81 1979-80 Friendlies 1981-82 Friendlies Bobby Ferguson

Ferguson Testimonial

Feature

SLUG Programme

Tour of Scotland

2 - 4 August 1980