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Nigel's season summary: The team that had thrillingly secured back-to-back FA and European Cup Winnersí Cup triumphs in 1964 and 1965 was breaking up.In 1967/68 they finished mid-table. This super talented West Ham side never quite lived up to expectations in the League in the 1960s. They finished 8th in 1968/69.
301. Billy Bonds 302. Eddie Bovington 303. Ron Boyce 304. Peter Brabrook 305. Trevor Brooking
Joined from Charlton Athletic in July 1967 for £55,000. Played 667 league games in a West Ham career until 1987. Later coach and manager of the same club. Signed professional at West Ham in 1959. Made 137 league appearances in a career lasting until 1967. Retired at age 28. Another long-term West Ham player. Signed professional in 1960, and played until 1972 with 276 league appearances. Became youth team coach in 1972. Over 250 games with Chelsea from 1955 until his 1962 move to West Ham for £35,000. Moved on to Orient in July 1968. Yet another legend of the club. Made 528 league appearances for his only club. Later returned in management roles and senior FA positions.

Knighted in Queen's Birthday 2004 honours list.

306. John Charles 307. John Cushley 308. Brian Dear 309. Bobby Ferguson 310. Geoff Hurst

RIP 20/08/2002

RIP 24/03/2008

 

 

 

Yet another West Ham only player, and one of the first black players in English top-flight football. Signed professional in 1962 and made 119 league appearances in a career lasting until 1969. Retired at age 26. Scottish league debut in 1962. Joined West Ham from Celtic in 1967. Returned to Scotland in 1970 where he played for Dunfermline and Dumbarton. Began with West Ham in 1962, including European Cup Winnersí Cup success in 1965, but later struggled with alcohol. Moved to Brighton in 1967, then quickly to Fulham and Millwall. Returned to West Ham in 1970. Signed from Kilmarnock in 1967 for £65,000, Ferguson enjoyed a 12-year spell at West Ham, including 240 league appearances. Moved to Australia in 1981 where he now lives (smart man!). Man who will forever be a legend in English football history. Began with West Ham, clocking up over 400 league appearances. Transferred to Stoke City in 1972, then to West Brom. in 1975.
311. Bobby Moore 312. Martin Peters 313. Harry Redknapp 314. John Sissons 315. Alan Stephenson

RIP 24/02/1993

 

 

 

 

Another absolute legend. Signed professional for the Hammers in June 1958. Made 554 league appearances for West Ham before a 1974 move to Fulham. Also played in the U.S. leagues in the 1970s. Yet another great talent from the West Ham youth system. Played for the Hammers from 1961 to 1969, with over 300 league appearances. Moved to Tottenham in 1970, then to Norwich City in 1975 and Sheffield United in 1980. Signed professional in March 1964. Made 147 league appearances before a 1972 transfer to Bournemouth. Later into coaching, where he remains a dominant figure. West Ham career from 1962 to 1969, with 212 league appearances. Moved to Sheffield Wednesday in 1970, then to Norwich in 1973 and Chelsea eight months later. Now lives in South Africa. Signed from Crystal Palace in March 1968 for £90,000. Stayed until a 1972 transfer to Portsmouth where injury ended his career in 1975.