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2014-01-29T00:01:00 Updated 2015-02-18T22:52:33

On this day - 29 January

Classic match

West Ham United 2-1 Blackburn Rovers
Premier League
29 January 2003

A first home win of the 2002/03 season finally arrived after a late goal from Jermain Defoe saw an end to a 14-game winless run in the Premier League.

The striker jumped off the bench to net an 89th minute winner as the Hammers recovered from a goal down to banish thoughts of a 6-0 FA Cup defeat to Manchester United in their last outing.

Dwight Yorke had put Rovers ahead after 38 minutes, but mercurial Italian Paolo Di Canio led a second half revival, which included the equaliser with just under an hour played, to see the home side to victory.

Complete record - 29 January

1921 Leeds United 1-2 West Ham United (Division Two)
1927 West Ham United 1-1 Brentford (FA Cup)
1938 West Ham United 3-1 Southampton (Division Two)
1964 West Ham United 3-0 Leyton Orient (FA Cup)
1966 West Ham United 4-0 West Bromwich Albion (Division One)
1972 Ipswich Town 1-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1977 Aston Villa 3-0 West Ham United (FA Cup)
1994 Notts County 1-1 West Ham United (FA Cup)
1997 West Ham United 1-2 Arsenal (Premier League)
2003 West Ham United 2-1 Blackburn Rovers (Premier League)
2005 West Ham United 1-1 Sheffield United (FA Cup)

Played 11, Won 5, Drawn 3, Lost 3, Scored 18, Conceded 12

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