West Ham United Football Club were founded in 1895 as Thames Ironworks FC and later
reformed in 1900 as West Ham United. They joined The Football League in1919 and won
promotion to the top flight for the 1923 season.
West Ham also featured in the first Wembley FA Cup Final in 1923 against Bolton Wanderers.
West Ham have won the FA Cup 3 times and won The European Cup Winners Cup in 1965.
In 1999 they won the Intertoto Cup. Three of West Ham’s most famous players played
an important role in England’s World Cup triumph in 1966, Booby Moore, Martin Peters
and hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst.
West Ham play at Upton Park and were promoted last season (2011-12) to the Premier
WEST HAM UNITED HOME SHIRT & KIT 2013/14 ADIDAS
Here is the West Ham United home shirt and kit for the 2013/14 season. The new kit
is made by Adidas and the main kit sponsor is Alpari.
West Ham striker Andy Carroll modelled the new kit at the kit launch. The England
striker had just been confirmed as the club’s record signing after signing a new
six year contract. He said: "It's a nice kit, it fits well and looks smart so I'm
looking forward to playing in it.
"I'll be over the moon to pull on the claret and blue for the first game of the season.
It's a great chance for me to show what I'm about - I can't wait to get going."
Fans appear to be happy with the new Adidas kit. Early reaction we’ve seen has been
What do you think to the new kit? Comments welcome on our blog here.
WEST HAM UNITED AWAY SHIRT & KIT 2013/14 ADIDAS
Here is West Ham United’s new away shirt and kit for the 2013/14 season. The new
strip is made by Adidas and the main kit sponsor is Alpari FX Trading.
Kevin Nolan, the club captain, said, "I'm delighted with it, it's really nice. The
gear is top notch, they've done a good job and both the home and away kits look superb.
"The kit has gone on to a new level, the colours and everything. It looks quality
and I'm sure the fans will be delighted."
What do you think to the new away strip? Comments welcome on our blog here.