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2014-02-17T00:01:00 Updated 2015-02-18T22:40:44

On this day - 17 February

Classic match

Chelsea 1-2 West Ham United
Premier League
17 February 1996

West Ham United arrived at Stamford Bridge having been humbled 3-0 at Division One side Grimsby Town in an FA Cup fourth-round replay in their previous fixture - missing out on a potential fifth-round meeting with Chelsea.

However, Harry Redknapp's Hammers turned things around by pulling off a stunning Premier League victory over the Blues in west London. With Julian Dicks playing in a central defensive role, West Ham stormed to their fourth consecutive Premier League win, despite falling behind to Gavin Peacock's 13th-minute opener.

Dicks himself headed in the equaliser just after the hour mark before midfielder Danny Williamson completed the turnaround with 18 minutes remaining, silencing the majority of the 25,252-strong crowd inside the three-sided Stamford Bridge.

Complete record - 17 February

1923 West Ham United 0-0 Barnsley (Division Two)
1934 Grimsby Town 1-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1951 Sheffield United 1-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1962 Leicester City 2-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1964 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1968 Stoke City 0-3 West Ham United (FA Cup)
1973 West Ham United 2-1 West Bromwich Albion (Division One)
1996 Chelsea 1-2 West Ham United (Premier League)
2001 Sunderland 0-1 West Ham United (FA Cup)

Played 9, Won 5, Drawn 4, Lost 0, Scored 14, Conceded 6

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