Author Rob Mason comments: “Â There have been many great moments in the long and proud history of West Ham United. Cup triumphs, European nights and promotions are all featured here, as are key moments such as the debuts and crucial games involving Irons greats through the decades.
” Modern day heroes such as Felipe Anderson stand side by side with iconic names such as Billy Bonds, John Lyall, Ron Greenwood, Trevor Brooking and the World Cup triumvirate of Bobby Moore, Martin Peters and Geoff Hurst. Legends from the clubâ€™s early days such as Syd King, Syd Puddefoot and Vic Watson are included too as we take a stroll through 60 moments that forged the Irons.
” Long established as one of Englandâ€™s most celebrated clubs, West Ham Unitedâ€™s history is a long one that includes playing before the countryâ€™s biggest ever attendance at the inaugural Wembley cup final, being the first British team to win a European trophy on home soil and being famed for always aiming to produce a style of attractive football that does justice to the greats who have worn claret and blue with such pride.
” Re-live here the double hat-trick six-goal hauls of Vic Watson and Geoff Hurst, the Alvin Martin hat-trick scored against three different â€˜keepers and the 6-0 away win that enabled West Ham to be promoted on goal average.Â Covering 60 games from 1895 to 2019, this quick guide to the moments that forged the Irons is an indispensable addition to any knowledgeable West Ham fanâ€™s library.”