West Ham United
Location: Newham, East London, England
Nicknames: The Hammers, The Irons
Stadium: Olympic Stadium—60,010 capacity
The club was founded in 1895 as Thames Ironworks but reformed in 1900 as West Ham United. The iconic claret and blue kit has been a recognisable fixture since the team’s early days and has seen a trio of FA Cup successes.
The Irons also won the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1965 and were runners-up 11 years later in 1976.
Three West Ham players were members of England’s 1966 World Cup winning team.
- FA Cups (3): 1964, 1975, 1980
- Charity Shield: 1964
- UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup: 1965
- UEFA Intertoto Cup: 1999
Official website of West Ham United - http://www.whufc.com/