Classic match

West Ham United 5-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Division One
16 November 1974

West Ham struck five as they swept aside their visitors from the Midlands to move up to seventh in Division One.

Having sat 22nd and last just ten games previously, this high-scoring victory meant they had only lost one game in their last ten and were up to seventh.

Bobby Gould netted one of his 13 goals that seasibm as Trevor Brooking, Frank Lampard and Billy Jennings also got in on the act.

A penalty from Billy Bonds completed the rout and maintained a good run of results for the Hammers as they went unbeaten in their next six league matches.

Complete record - 16 November

1929 Leeds United 1-3 West Ham United (Division One)
1935 Manchester United 2-3 West Ham United (Division Two)
1946 West Ham United 0-4 Birmingham City (Division Two)
1956 West Ham United 5-0 Stoke City (Division Two)
1963 West Ham United 2-2 Leicester City (Division One)
1968 West Ham United 4-0 Leicester City (Division One)
1974 West Ham United 5-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers (Division One)
1985 West Ham United 2-1 Watford (Division One)
1996 Newcastle United 1-1 West Ham United (Premier League)

Played 9, Won 6, Drawn 2, Lost 1, Scored 25, Conceded 13