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2015-04-08T00:00:05 Updated 2015-04-08T00:00:11
On this day

On this day - 8 April

Classic match

West Ham United 2-1 Fulham
Division Two
8 April 1955

The Hammers were in London derby action on this day in 1955 when Fulham made the journey across the capital to the Boleyn Ground.

The 1954/55 campaign was entering its final straight and this Good Friday meeting with the Cottagers was the first of two in three days over the Easter weekend.

Ted Fenton's West Ham side claimed bragging rights in the first match, moving up to third in the Division Two table thanks to a 2-1 victory.

John Dick, who was to score 26 goals that season, netted for a third consecutive game, whilst Malcolm Musgrove weighed in with West Ham's other goal.

The teams reconvened for the reverse fixture on Easter Monday - the Hammers had a game at Luton Town on Easter Saturday sandwiched in between - and on that occasion the scoresheet remained blank,

West Ham tailed off to end the season in eighth place, while Fulham were down in 14th.

Complete record - 8 April

1922 The Wednesday 2-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1933 Charlton Athletic 3-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1939 Burnley 1-0 West Ham United (Division Two)
1950 Hull City 2-2 West Ham United (Division Two)
1955 West Ham United 2-1 Fulham (Division Two)
1958 Notts County 1-0 West Ham United (Division Two)
1961 Nottingham Forest 1-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1966 Tottenham Hotspur 1-4 West Ham United (Division One)
1969 West Ham United 0-0 Stoke City (Division One)
1972 Manchester City 3-1 West Ham United (Division One)
1977 West Ham United 2-2 Birmingham City (Division One)
1978 Leeds United 1-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1985 Queens Park Rangers 4-2 West Ham United (Division One)
1986 West Ham United 1-0 Southampton (Division One)
1987 West Ham United 3-1 Arsenal (Division One)
1989 West Ham United 1-1 Derby County (Division One)
1995 Nottingham Forest 1-1 West Ham United (Premier League)
1996 Liverpool 2-0 West Ham United (Premier League)
2008 West Ham United 0-1 Portsmouth (Premier League)

Played 19, Won 5, Drawn 6, Lost 8, Scored 24, Conceded 28

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