Classic match

West Ham United 2-1 Burnley
Division Two
29 September 1979

Second division West Ham recorded a valuable win against Burnley at the Boleyn Ground on this day 34 years ago.

A Ray Stewart penalty and a goal for Billy Lansdowne Jnr secured a victory in front of close to 19,000 fans.

Lansdowne's goal was one of four he scored for the Club in 14 appearances before departing for London rivals Charlton Athletic.

The Hammers suffered only two defeats at home that season on their way to a seventh place finish.

Complete record

1923 Middlesbrough 0-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1928 Leeds United 4-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1934 West Ham United 2-1 Plymouth Argyle (Division Two)
1951 West Ham United 3-1 Coventry City (Division Two)
1956 Sheffield United 1-0 West Ham United (Division Two)
1962 West Ham United 1-1 Sheffield United (Division One)
1965 West Ham United 3-2 Bristol Rovers (League Cup)
1973 Stoke City 2-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1979 West Ham United 2-1 Burnley (Division Two)
1984 Newcastle United 1-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1990 Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1996 West Ham United 1-2 Liverpool (Premier League)
2001 Everton 5-0 West Ham United (Premier League)
2004 West Ham United 1-1 Derby County (Championship)
2007 West Ham United 0-1 Arsenal (Premier League)

Played 15, Won 5, Drawn 4, Lost 6, Scored 17, Conceded 22