October 22nd - October 28th

October 22

1994 - As Southampton visit Upton Park, crowd favourite Julian Dicks makes his second debut for the Hammers after returning from a year-long spell at Liverpool. Martin Allen and Matthew Rush score the goals in a 2-0 victory.

October 23

1996 - The Hammers find a new hero as Portuguese loan signing Hugo Porfirio lights up Upton Park with a dazzling debut display against Nottingham Forest, scoring one and setting up two for Iain Dowie as the Hammers secure a 4-2 win in the Worthington Cup third round.

October 24

1999 - Trevor Sinclair hits a last-gasp equaliser against Sunderland to keep West Ham's unbeaten home record in tact.

October 25

1902 - Billy Grassam scores his fifth and sixth goals of the season in a 3-0 win over Brentford. Bigden scores the other.

October 26

1994 - Don Hutchison's second minute strike is enough to give the Hammers a 1-0 victory over London rivals Chelsea in the Coca Cola Cup third round.

October 27

1984 - Tony Cottee, Paul Goddard and Geoff Pike are the scorers as Hammers secure an impressive 3-1 victory over Arsenal at Upton Park.

October 28

1980 - Alvin Martin and David Cross score the goals that give Hammers a 2-0 victory over Barnsley in the fourth round of the League Cup, a competition that Hammers eventually reach the final of.