West Ham United F.C.
|Full name||West Ham United Football Club|
|Nickname(s)||The Irons/ The Hammers|
|Chairman||David Gold and David Sullivan|
|2015/16||Premier League, 7th|
The club plays in the Premier League. It was started in 1895 and its home stadium is Boleyn Ground in East London, more commonly known as Upton Park. The club is also called "the Hammers" and "the Irons" because it was started in a London Ironworks. Their main rivals are Millwall and other rivals are Tottenham Hotspur, and Chelsea.
Sam Allardyce, 60, will not be signing a new contract. Allardyce was manager between 2011-2015. West Ham United are looking to announce new manager in the near future.
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- 1895-1900 Thames Ironworks F.C.
- 1900-present West Ham United F.C.
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Notable players[change | change source]
- Bobby Moore, captain of England when they won the FIFA World Cup in 1966.
- Sir Geoff Hurst, who scored three goals for England in the World Cup final.
- Sir Trevor Brooking, a good player for England in the 1970/1980s.
- Paulo Di Canio an entertaining player and hero for West Ham fans.
- Carlos Tevez, kept West Ham in the Premiership with a great run of form 2006/2007.
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