West Ham United 2-1 Luton Town
FA Cup third round
15 January 1972
West Ham saw off the challenge of Second Division Luton Town as they were made to work hard for their place in the FA Cup fourth round.
A goal apiece for Clyde Best and Geoff Hurst proved to be just enough as the Hammers advanced to play Hereford United in the next round.
The Hammers overcame Hereford after a replay but exited the competition in the fifth round after a 4-2 defeat to Huddersfield Town.
Complete record - 15 January
1920 West Ham United 3-1 Southampton (FA Cup)
1921 Clapton Orient 0-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1927 Leicester City 3-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1936 Luton Town 4-0 West Ham United (FA Cup)
1938 Bradford Park Avenue 2-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1949 West Bromwich Albion 2-1 West Ham United (Division Two)
1966 West Ham United 1-1 Northampton Town (Division One)
1972 West Ham United 2-1 Luton Town (FA Cup)
1983 Nottingham Forest 1-0 West Ham United (Division One)
1994 Aston Villa 3-1 West Ham United (Premier League)
2000 West Ham United 1-1 Aston Villa (Premier League)
2005 Wolverhampton Wanderers 4-2 West Ham United (Championship)
2011 West Ham United 0-3 Arsenal (Premier League)
Played 13, Won 3, Drawn 2, Lost 8, Scored 13, Conceded 26