Classic match

West Ham United 5-1 Swansea City
Division Two
24 December 1955

Five different goal scorers gave Hammers fans the best Christmas gift as Swansea were in a giving mood on Christmas Eve.

John Bond, Harry Hooper, Billy Dare, John Dick (pictured) and Ken Tucker all helped themselves to a goal as the home side were ruthless in their pursuit of three points.

Despite this thumping the Swans went onto finish six places above their hosts who eventually finished 16th.

Complete record - 24 December

1921 Derby County 3-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1927 West Ham United 5-2 Newcastle United (Division One)
1932 West Ham United 2-2 Plymouth Argyle (Division Two)
1938 West Ham United 1-0 Fulham (Division Two)
1949 Barnsley 1-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1955 West Ham United 5-1 Swansea City (Division Two)
1960 Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 West Ham United (Division One)

Played 7, Won 3, Drawn 2, Lost 2, Scored 15, Conceded 11