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2014-02-05T00:01:00 Updated 2015-02-18T22:47:54

On this day - 5 February

Classic match

West Ham United 6-1 Plymouth Argyle
Division Two
5 February 1955

West Ham United continued their fine scoring form against Plymouth Argyle back in 1955, with John Dick again proving a thorn in the opposition's side.

The striker had bagged a hat-trick as the Hammers beat Bristol Rovers 4-2 in their last outing before notching a brace against the Pilgrims.

Dave Sexton had scored in a 1-1 draw between the sides in the reverse fixture earlier in the season and he was on hand again to score three times as the home side enjoyed a day to remember.

There was also a goal for Les Bennett - one of only two league goals he would score in the season - to cap a big win in front of the Boleyn Ground crowd.

Complete record - 5 February

1921 West Ham United 3-0 Leeds United (Division Two)
1927 West Ham United 3-2 Huddersfield Town (Division One)
1930 Derby County 4-3 West Ham United (Division One)
1938 Blackburn Rovers 2-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1949 Plymouth Argyle 2-0 West Ham United (Division Two)
1955 West Ham United 6-1 Plymouth Argyle (Division Two)
1964 Leicester City 4-3 West Ham United (League Cup)
1966 Leeds United 5-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1974 Ipswich Town 1-3 West Ham United (Division One)
1977 Leicester City 2-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1983 Birmingham City 3-0 West Ham United (Division One)
2000 Southampton 2-1 West Ham United (Premier League)

Played 12, Won 4, Drawn 0, Lost 8, Scored 23, Conceded 37

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