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2013-12-02T00:01:00 Updated 2015-02-18T23:25:16

On this day - 2 December

Classic match

West Ham United 5-0 Cambridge United
Division Two
2 December 1978

West Ham United produced a five star performance to outshine Cambridge United in front of a jubilant Boleyn Ground crowd.

Just over 21,000 fans turned up to see goals from Billy Bonds, Alan Curbishley, Alan Taylor and two from Bryan Robson make it six home games without defeat.

The Hammers went onto finish fifth in the division, six points off of a promotion place and seven places above Cambridge.

Complete record - 2 December

1922 West Ham United 1-0 South Shields (Division Two)
1933 Blackpool 1-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1950 West Ham United 2-1 Grimsby Town (Division Two)
1961 Arsenal 2-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1967 West Ham United 3-0 Sheffield United (Division One)
1972 West Ham United 1-1 Newcastle United (Division One)
1978 West Ham United 5-0 Cambridge United (Division Two)
1980 West Ham United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur (League Cup)
1989 West Ham United 0-0 Stoke City (Division Two)
2000 West Ham United 1-0 Middlesbrough (Premier League)
2002 West Ham United 0-1 Southampton (Premier League)

Played 11, Won 6, Draw 4, Lost 1, Scored 17, Conceded 6

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