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Thursday 25 April Updated Thursday 19 February

On this day - 25 April

Classic match

West Ham United 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur
25 April 1966
Division One

Ron Greenwood's West Ham bagged the derby-day honours against Tottenham Hotspur on this day in 1966. The Hammers' hero of the hour was Johnny 'Budgie' Byrne, who continued his fine run of form in front of goal with a brace here.

Byrne had previously scored in each of his last three starts, including in the reverse fixture, a 4-1 win at White Hart Lane just 17 days earlier.

Incidentally, Byrne was enjoying much of his success from the penalty spot, having dispatched a spot-kick last time out against Arsenal. On this occasion, he twice stepped up from 12 yards, converting both, and scored yet another penalty in a 3-2 home win over Manchester United five days thereafter.

Byrne ended the campaign with 17 goals in 37 starts, while Greenwood's men topped the bottom half of the table come the final reckoning, finishing 12th in the top tier.

Complete record - 25 April

2009 West Ham United 0-1 Chelsea (Premier League)
1998 West Ham United 2-4 Southampton (Premier League)
1992 Coventry City 1-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1987 Aston Villa 4-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1978 Middlesbrough 1-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1966 West Ham United 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur (Division One)
1964 Everton 2-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1959 Leeds United 1-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1953 West Ham United 3-1 Barnsley (Division Two)
1949 West Ham United 1-1 Brentford (Division Two)
1936 Port Vale 2-3 West Ham United (Division Two)
1931 Sunderland 3-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1925 Sunderland 1-1 West Ham United (Division One)

Played 13, Won 4, Drawn 2, Lost 7, Scored 14, Conceded 22

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