LEGEND: A one club man in the true sense of the word, Trevor Brooking joined West Ham in 1967 from school and stayed 17 years, making 636 appearances and scoring 103 goals. West Ham's regular No 10 headed the winner in the 1980 FA Cup final against Arsenal and also bagged five for his country among the 47 caps he won for England. He took temporary charge of the team battling relegation in April 2003 and having had the MBE and CBE he was knighted in 2004
A young Louis Saha proved too much for Rio Ferdinand and the rest of West Ham's defence, above, heading Metz into a 1-0 lead at Upton Park in the 1999 Intertoto Cup final first leg. Frank Lampard missed a penalty as West Ham struggled to show home form dressed strangely in the away kit
There was surprise at Upton Park during the summer of 1994 when Billy Bonds walked out on his beloved West Ham leaving his No 2 Harry Redknapp to take over. It later emerged that Bonds had been offered an 'upstairs' role so that Redknapp could take charge of team affairs. Bonds refused as he felt he was being sidelined and effectively pushed out
Hammers legend Gale still can't forgive Hackett over infamous red card
In the 1991 FA Cup semi-final, West Ham's Tony Gale was sent-off by referee Keith Hackett after just 22 minutes of the match with Nottingham Forest. The 10 men kept it goal-less til half-time but Forest ended up comfortable winners.
The Great Escape: West Ham have won six of their previous eight games and travel to Old Trafford for the final day of the season still not certain of their Premier League future. A first-half goal from Carlos Tevez sets up a stirring 1-0 win over champions Manchester United. West Ham are safe
Just when you thought there could never be a worse West Ham United manager than Glenn Roeder, along came Avram Grant. After a season spent relegating Portsmouth he was handed our club in June have you ever seen grown men cry?