West Ham United is one of football s most revered institutions. They are the club of Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters England s World Cup winning heroes of 1966. They are also the club of Trevor Brooking, a footballing personality who embodies all that is good within the game. The Official A-Z & 1-Eleven of the Hammers is not a guide to every famous player, manager, game or incident the club have ever had. Instead it pulls together a host of the many matches, players, managers and stories that have helped shape West Ham United into the truly wonderful football club it is today: a compelling and quirky collection of facts, figures and stories to engage with Irons fans both young and old.