Classic match

West Ham United 4-1 Manchester City
Division One
7 November 1959

West Ham United made it six consecutive home wins with a resounding victory against Manchester City at the Boleyn Ground on this day in 1959.

The Hammers had notched up 17 goals in their previous five home fixtures and strikes from Noel Cantwell, Harry Obeney, Malcom Musgrove and an own goal added to that record.

West Ham would extend the run to ten consecutive home wins, helping them to a 14th place finish in the league.

Complete record - 7 November

1925 Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1931 West Ham United 1-5 West Bromwich Albion (Division One)
1936 Fulham 5-0 West Ham United (Division Two)
1953 West Ham United 5-0 Bury (Division Two)
1959 West Ham United 4-1 Manchester City (Division One)
1964 West Ham United 1-1 Blackburn Rovers (Division One)
1966 West Ham United 7-0 Leeds United (League Cup)
1970 Ipswich Town 2-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1981 Nottingham Forest 0-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1987 West Ham United 0-1 Sheffield Wednesday (Division One)
1992 West Ham United 2-0 Notts County (Division One)
1999 Chelsea 0-0 West Ham United (Premier League)

Played 12, Won 4, Drawn 3, Lost 5, Scored 28, Conceded 19