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Wednesday 11 September Updated Thursday 19 February

On this day - 11 September

Classic match

West Ham United 5-0 Birmingham City
Division One
11 September 1982

John Lyall's Hammers spread the goals around as they easily brushed aside Birmingham City at the Boleyn Ground.

Alvin Martin, Paul Goddard and Sandy Clark got one each in front of 18,754 people who turned out to watch the match.

Francois Van der Elst (pictured) added a goal as well as some foreign flair to the match, Ray Stewart also netted from the spot in a thumping victory.

The Hammers went onto finish eighth that season with Van der Elst finishing as joint top-scorer with 12 goals.

Complete record

1920 Fulham 0-0 West Ham United (Division Two)
1926 West Ham United 1-5 Blackburn Rovers (Division One)
1937 Stockport County 0-0 West Ham United (Division Two)
1948 West Ham United 2-0 Bury (Division Two)
1954 West Ham United 5-2 Bristol Rovers (Division Two)
1965 West Ham United 2-5 Leicester City (Division One)
1971 West Ham United 2-1 Chelsea (Division One)
1976 West Ham United 0-2 Arsenal (Division One)
1982 West Ham United 5-0 Birmingham City (Division One)
1993 West Ham United 0-0 Swindon Town (Premier League)
1995 West Ham United 1-3 Chelsea (Premier League)
1999 West Ham United 1-0 Watford (Premier League)
2000 West Ham United 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur (Premier League)
2002 West Ham United 0-1 West Bromwich Albion (Premier League)
2004 Sheffield United 1-2 West Ham United (Championship)
2010 West Ham United 1-3 Chelsea (Premier League)

Played 17, Won 5, Drawn 4, Lost 8, Scored 20, Conceded 26.

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