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Bobby Moore: Rare behind-the-scenes images of West Ham United and England legend

1970 World Cup Finals Mexico. Engalnd captain Bobby Moore relaxes in the grounds of the England team hotel during the tournament
1970 World Cup Finals Mexico. Engalnd captain Bobby Moore relaxes in the grounds of the England team hotel during the tournament
West Ham United captain Bobby Moore  watches from the Upton Park dug-out with Bobby Ferguson and John Lyall as the Hammers take on Leeds United.
West Ham United captain Bobby Moore watches from the Upton Park dug-out with Bobby Ferguson and John Lyall as the Hammers take on Leeds United.
Bobby Moore at his home in Chigwell, Essex
Bobby Moore at his home in Chigwell, Essex
West Ham United captain Bobby Moore is pictured en-route to London by train from a match in the north of England.
West Ham United captain Bobby Moore is pictured en-route to London by train from a match in the north of England.
West Ham captain Bobby Moore is pictured in a recording studio with The Equals pop group as he reworked their hit record 'Viva Bobby Joe' into 'Viva Bobby Moore'.
West Ham captain Bobby Moore is pictured in a recording studio with The Equals pop group as he reworked their hit record 'Viva Bobby Joe' into 'Viva Bobby Moore'.
1970 World Cup Finals. England captain Bobby Moore talks on the telephone at the Guadalajara Hilton team hotel.
1970 World Cup Finals. England captain Bobby Moore talks on the telephone at the Guadalajara Hilton team hotel.
England goalkeeper Ron Springett attempts to cut his captain Bobby Moore's hair with shears, watched by a worried barber.
England goalkeeper Ron Springett attempts to cut his captain Bobby Moore's hair with shears, watched by a worried barber.
West Ham and England captain Bobby Moore is up to his wellies in mud as he helps builders clear a site for a swimming pool at an Essex country club.
West Ham and England captain Bobby Moore is up to his wellies in mud as he helps builders clear a site for a swimming pool at an Essex country club.
1962 World Cup in Chile. The England team arrive in Santiago in preparation for the World Cup, after travelling from Lima where they had defeated Peru 4-0 in a friendly the previous day.
1962 World Cup in Chile. The England team arrive in Santiago in preparation for the World Cup, after travelling from Lima where they had defeated Peru 4-0 in a friendly the previous day.
Film star Michael Caine and Bobby Moore share a football before the Charity Premiere of 'Escape to Victory'. The film tells the story of a group of British POWs in WW II who are challenged to a game of football by the Germans. Michael Caine plays an English POW and Bobby Moore one of the footballers.
Film star Michael Caine and Bobby Moore share a football before the Charity Premiere of 'Escape to Victory'. The film tells the story of a group of British POWs in WW II who are challenged to a game of football by the Germans. Michael Caine plays an English POW and Bobby Moore one of the footballers.
1970 World Cup Finals Mexico. Engalnd captain Bobby Moore relaxes in the grounds of the England team hotel during the tournament 1
West Ham United captain Bobby Moore watches from the Upton Park dug-out with Bobby Ferguson and John Lyall as the Hammers take on Leeds United. 2
Bobby Moore at his home in Chigwell, Essex 3
West Ham United captain Bobby Moore is pictured en-route to London by train from a match in the north of England. 4
West Ham captain Bobby Moore is pictured in a recording studio with The Equals pop group as he reworked their hit record 'Viva Bobby Joe' into 'Viva Bobby Moore'. 5
1970 World Cup Finals. England captain Bobby Moore talks on the telephone at the Guadalajara Hilton team hotel. 6
England goalkeeper Ron Springett attempts to cut his captain Bobby Moore's hair with shears, watched by a worried barber. 7
West Ham and England captain Bobby Moore is up to his wellies in mud as he helps builders clear a site for a swimming pool at an Essex country club. 8
1962 World Cup in Chile. The England team arrive in Santiago in preparation for the World Cup, after travelling from Lima where they had defeated Peru 4-0 in a friendly the previous day. 9
Film star Michael Caine and Bobby Moore share a football before the Charity Premiere of 'Escape to Victory'. The film tells the story of a group of British POWs in WW II who are challenged to a game of football by the Germans. Michael Caine plays an English POW and Bobby Moore one of the footballers. 10

West Ham United and England's finest defender and captain Bobby Moore OBE was known for his immaculate appearance and willingness to meet new people and try new things, as well as his ability to stop any opponent in their tracks!

On the occasion of what would have been his 79th birthday, we remember the huge place in Hammers history the 1964 FA Cup, 1965 European Cup Winners’ Cup, and 1966 FIFA World Cup winner holds.

Here, we’ve compiled a gallery of ten candid off-field images of Bobby to celebrate his memory...