Record Attendance
44,232 v Birmingham, FA Cup sixth round, 4 March 1933 (at Boleyn Ground)

Record League Attendance
42,322 v Tottenham Hotspur, Division One, 17 October 1970 (at Boleyn Ground)

Record League Victories

Premier League:
Home: 6-0 v Barnsley, 10 January 1998
Away: 5-0 v Derby County, 10 November 2007

Division One:
Home: 8-0 v Sunderland, 19 October 1968
Away: 6-1 v Manchester City, 8 September 1962

Division Two:
Home: 8-0 Rotherham Utd, 8 March 1958
Away: 6-0 Leicester City, 15 February 1923

Record FA Cup Victories

Home: 8-1 v Chesterfield, First round, 10 January 1914
Away: 5-0 v Chatham, Fifth qualifying round, 28 November 1903

Record League Cup Victories

Home: 10-0 v Bury, Second round second leg, 25 October 1983
Away: 5-1 v Cardiff City, Semi-final secnod leg, 2 February 1966/v Walsall, Second round, 13 September 1967

Record European Victories

Home: 5-1 v Castilla (Spain), UEFA Cup Winners' Cup first round second leg, 1 October 1980
Away: 3-1 v FC Metz (France), UEFA Intertoto Cup semi-final second leg, 24 August 1999/v NK Osijek, UEFA Cup first round second leg, 30 September 1999

Record League Defeats

Division One:
Home: 2-8 v Blackburn Rovers, 26 December 1963
Away: 0-7 v Everton 22 October 1927/v Sheffield Wednesday, 28 November 1959

Division Two:
Home: 0-6 v Sheffield Wednesday, 8 December 1951
Away: 0-7 v Barnsley, 1 September 1919

Record FA Cup Defeats

Home: 1-5 v Huddersfield Town, Third round replay, 13 January 1960
Away: 0-6 v Manchester United, Fourth round, 26 January 2003

Record League Cup Defeats

Home: 2-5 v Barnsley, Second round second leg, 6 October 1987
Away: 0-6 v Oldham Athletic, Semi-final first leg, 14 February 1990

Record European Defeats

Home: 1-4 v Dinamo Tbilisi, European Cup Winners' Cup third-round first leg, 4 March 1981
Away: 0-3 v Palermo (Italy), UEFA Cup first round second leg, 28 September 2006

Most League Goals In A Season
101, Division Two, 1957/58

Top League Scorer In A Season
42, Vic Watson, Division One, 1929/30

Top Scorer In A Season
50, Vic Watson, Division One, 1929/30

Most Goals In One Match
6, Vic Watson v Leeds United (H), Division One, 9 February 1929
6, Geoff Hurst v Sunderland (H), Division One, 19 October 1968
5, Brian Dear v West Bromwich Albion (H), Division One, 16 April 1965*
*Dear scored all 5 goals in 20 mins either side of half-time, which equalled the national record

Most League Goals In Total
298, Vic Watson, 1920-35

Most Goals In Total
326, Vic Watson, 1920-35 (298 League, 28 FA Cup)

Most Capped Player
108, Bobby Moore (England)

Record Transfer Fee Paid 
Undisclosed to Liverpool for Andy Carroll, June 2013 

Record Transfer Fee Received
£18m from Leeds United for Rio Ferdinand, November 2000

Record Appearances
793, Billy Bonds (pictured), 1967/88 (663 League, 48 FA Cup, 67 League Cup, 15 Europe)

Successive Appearances
208, Joe Cockcroft, 1932/33 to 1937/38

Ernie Gregory made 383 league appearances from 1946/47 onwards, including every game in 1947/48, 1949/50 and 1952/53.

Charles Bicknell made 224 apps for Bradford City before joining West Ham United in November 1936. He then played in every League match but missed one in 1937/38 and 1938/39, a total of 111 before the outbreak of World War Two, followed by a further 36 in 1939/40 in the League South before being re-posted as a war-time policeman.

League Highs and Lows
Most Home Wins: 19, 1980/81
Most Home Draws: 10, 1981/82
Most Home Defeats: 10, 1988/89
Most Home Goals Scored: 59, 1958/59
Most Home Goals Conceded: 44, 1930/31

Least Home Wins: 3, 1988/89
Least Home Draws: 1, 1934/35, 1980/81
Least Home Defeats: 1, 1957-58, 1980/81
Least Home Goals Scored: 19, 1988/89
Least Home Goals Conceded: 11, 1920-21, 1922/23

Most Away Wins: 13, 2011/12
Most Away Draws: 10, 1968/69
Most Away Defeats: 17, 1932/33
Most Away Goals Scored: 45, 1957/58
Most Away Goals Conceded: 70, 1931/32

Least Away Wins: 1, 1925/26, 1932/33, 1937/38, 1960/61, 2009/10
Least Away Draws: 1, 1982/83
Least Away Defeats: 3, 1980/81
Least Away Goals Scored: 12, 1996/97
Least Away Goals Conceded: 16 (1990/91)

Most Total Wins: 28, 1980/81
Most Total Draws: 18, 1968/69
Most Total Defeats: 23, 1931/32
Most Total Goals Scored: 101, 1957/58
Most Total Goals Conceded: 107, 1931/32

Least Total Wins: 7, 2010/11
Least Total Draws: 4, 1934/35, 1964/65, 1982/83
Least Total Defeats: 4, 1980/81
Least Total Goals Scored: 37, 1988/89, 1991/92
Least Total Goals Conceded: 29, 1980/81

Year Formed
1895 as Thames Ironworks FC
1900 as West Ham United FC

Turned Professional
1898 as Thames Ironworks FC

Became a Limited Company
1900

Club Names
Thames Ironworks FC, 1895-1900
West Ham United, 1900-present

Club Nicknames
The Irons/The Hammers

Previous Grounds
1895-96, Hermit Road Ground, Canning Town
1896-97, Browning Road, East Ham
1897-1904, Memorial Grounds, West Ham 
1904-present, Boleyn Ground, Upton Park

Pitch measurements
112 x 72 yards

Managers since 1902
1902-32 Syd King
1932-50 Charlie Paynter
1950-61 Ted Fenton
1961-77 Ron Greenwood
1977-89 John Lyall
1989-90 Lou Macari
1990-94 Billy Bonds
1994-2001 Harry Redknapp
2001-03 Glenn Roeder
2003-06 Alan Pardew
2006-08 Alan Curbishley
2008-10 Gianfranco Zola
2010-11 Avram Grant
2011- Sam Allardyce

Football League/Premier League Record
Southern League: 1898-1915
Old Division One/Premier League: 1923-32, 1958-78, 1981-89, 1991-92, 1993-03: 2005-10, 2012-present
Division One/Old Division Two/Championship: 1919-23, 1932-58, 1978-81, 1989-91, 1992-93, 2003-05, 2011-12