Classic match

Oxford United 1-2 West Ham United
First Division
9 November 1985

West Ham United kept up their impressive start to the season as they moved up to fifth place with a win over Oxford United.

The win came courtesy of goals from Mark Ward and Tony Cottee and extended their unbeaten run to 12 games.

The Hammers enjoyed an excellent league campaign, eventually finishing just four points off champions Liverpool in third place.

Complete record - 9 November

1929 West Ham United 3-1 Everton (Division One)
1935 West Ham United 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur (Division Two)
1946 West Bromwich Albion 2-3 West Ham United (Division Two)
1957 Grimsby Town 1-2 West Ham United (Division Two)
1963 Arsenal 3-3 West Ham United (Division One)
1968 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1974 Carlisle United 0-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1985 Oxford United 1-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1997 Chelsea 2-1 West Ham United (Premier League)

Played 9, Won 5, Drawn 2, Lost 2, Scored 17, Conceded 14