Thomas Freeman was a ships fireman and Walter Parks, a clerk.
Fenton succeeded in getting the club once again promoted to the top level of English football in Ten seasons of top tier football were over.
He appeared drunk at a board meeting and soon after committed suicide. They comfortably fended off the challenge of local rivals Fulham in a relegation play-off, 5—1 in late April and retained their First Division status.
Following relegation, King had mental health problems. The team played on a strictly amateur basis for at least, with a team featuring a number of works employees.
Within six hours of falling ill, Silva was admitted to a private clinic in Lisbon and undergoing the procedure with the blessing of the West Ham medical team.
Kevin Nolan lifts the trophy after the Football League Championship play-off Final In the —10 seasonWest Ham started strongly with a 2—0 win over newly promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers with goals from Mark Noble and newly appointed captain Matthew Upson.
Earliest club shot, during its founding year as Thames Ironworks in The earliest generally accepted incarnation of West Ham United was founded in as Thames Ironworks F.
They turned professional in upon entering the Southern League Second Division, and were promoted to the First Division at the first attempt.
West Ham were promoted to Division One inand finished in the top ten of the first division for the next three seasons before achieving their highest-ever league finish of third in —86; a group of players which came to be known as The Boys of Redknapp felt he needed more funds with which to deal in the transfer market.
Now back in the top flight, Bonds saw West Ham through one of their most controversial seasons. The Hammers reached the semi-final of the League Cup before being eliminated by eventual winners Birmingham City as well as the quarter final of the FA cup before a 2—1 defeat at Stoke City.