2008–09 West Ham United F.C. season

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West Ham United F.C.
2008–09 season
Chairman Björgólfur Guðmundsson
Manager Alan Curbishley
Gianfranco Zola
Premier League 9th
FA Cup Fifth Round Replay (vs Middlesbrough (a) 0-2)
League Cup Third Round (vs Watford (a) 0-1)
Top goalscorer Carlton Cole 10
Highest home attendance 34,802 (v Arsenal)
Lowest home attendance 10,055 (v Macclesfield)

This article shows statistics of individual players and matches for the 2008–09 season for football club West Ham United. There is also other information including stadium, kits and staff sections.

Events[edit]

Players[edit]

Squad information[edit]

Senior[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK  ENG Green 28 EU 2006 86 0 2012 £2,000,000
23 GK  ENG Walker 34 EU 2004 20 0 Bosman ruling
24 GK  CZE Laštůvka 25 EU 2008 1 0 2009 Loaned
34 GK  CZE Štěch 18 EU 2006 0 0 2013 Undisclosed
43 GK  ENG Blackmore EU 2008 0 0 2010 Youth system
2 RB  AUS Neill (captain) 30 Non-EU 2007 (Winter) 68 1 2009 £1,500,000
18 RB  USA Spector 22 Non-EU 2006 56 0 2010 £500,000
20 RB  FRA Faubert 24 EU 2007 25 0 2012 £6,100,000
48 RB  ENG Miller 18 EU 2008 0 0 2011 Youth system
4 CB  WAL Gabbidon 28 EU 2005 75 0 2011 £3,500,000 combined
15 CB  ENG Upson (VC) 29 EU 2007 (Winter) 54 1 2012 £6m
19 CB  WAL Collins 24 EU 2005 48 2 2011 £3,500,000 combined
27 CB  ENG Davenport 25 EU 2007 (Winter) 23 1 2010 £3,000,000
30 CB  ENG Tomkins 19 EU 2005 6 0 2011 Youth system
36 CB  ISL Eyjólfsson 17 Non-EU 2008 0 0 Undisclosed
44 CB  ENG N'Gala 18 EU 2008 0 0 2011 Youth system
45 CB  ENG Spence 18 EU 2007 0 0 Youth system
3 LB  COD Ilunga 26 Non-EU 2008 14 0 2009 Loaned
5 LB  URU López 22 Non-EU 2008 1 0 2009 Free agent
40 LB  ENG Widdowson 19 EU 2008 0 0 2011 Youth system
7 RM  ENG Dyer 29 EU 2007 3 0 2011 £6,000,000
21 RM   SUI Behrami 23 Non-EU 2008 15 0 2013 £5,000,000
46 RM  ENG Stanislas 18 EU 2008 0 0 2011 Youth system
8 CM  ENG Parker 27 EU 2007 36 1 2012 £7,000,000
16 CM  ENG Noble 21 EU 2003 85 7 2011 Youth system
17 CM  ENG Mullins 29 EU 2003 207 7 2010 £800,000
22 CM  ENG Stokes 21 EU 2005 1 0 Youth system
26 CM  SCO Quashie 29 EU 2007 (Winter) 8 0 2010 £1,750,000
29 CM  ENG Bowyer 31 EU 2006 60 5 Free
31 CM  WAL Collison 19 EU 2007 8 1 2013 Youth system
13 LM  POR Boa Morte 30 EU 2007 (Winter) 62 2 2010 £5,000,000
28 LM  ENG Reid 20 EU 2004 9 1 2009 Youth system
9 CF  ENG Ashton 24 EU 2006 (Winter) 56 20 2013 £7,000,000
10 CF  WAL Bellamy 28 EU 2007 22 6 2012 £7,500,000
12 CF  ENG Cole 24 EU 2006 73 12 2013 Undisclosed
25 CF  ESP Tristán 32 EU 2008 2 0 2009 Free agent
32 CF  ITA Di Michele 32 EU 2008 11 2 2009 Loaned
33 CF  ENG Sears 18 EU 2007 19 1 2013 Youth system
41 CF  ENG Hines 19 EU 2008 1 1 2011 Youth system
42 CF  ENG Jeffery 18 EU 2008 0 0 2011 Youth system
  • Last updated: 20 December 2008
  • Source: whufc.com, players' Wikipedia articles, ESPN (for appearances and goals) and footballdatabase.com (for EU passport, contract ending and transfer fee)
  • Ordered by position on pitch (from back right to front left).

Squad stats[edit]

238 Total Premier League FA Cup Football League Cup
No.
P
Nat.
Name
Sts
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls


1 GK  ENG Green 19 19 18 1


20 RB  FRA Faubert 16 18 16 2


2 CB  AUS Neill 17 17 1 16 1 1


15 CB  ENG Upson 20 20 18 2


3 LB  COD Ilunga 15 15 15


21 RM   SUI Behrami 16 16 1 15 1 1


8 CM  ENG Parker 16 17 16 1


16 CM  ENG Noble 11 12 1 11 1 1


(11) LM  ENG Etherington 9 14 2 13 2 1


10 CF  WAL Bellamy 11 14 2 14 2


12 CF  ENG Cole 15 16 4 15 3 1 1


19 CB  WAL Collins 8 8 8


17 CM  ENG Mullins 7 16 1 14 1 2


27 CB  ENG Davenport 7 7 1 6 1 1


32 FW  ITA Di Michele 6 12 2 11 2 1


13 LM  POR Boa Morte 5 14 12 2


33 CF  ENG Sears 5 12 10 2


29 CM  ENG Bowyer 5 7 1 6 1 1


9 CF  ENG Ashton 5 5 2 4 2 1


31 CM  WAL Collison 4 6 1 6 1


(3) LB  NIR McCartney 1 2 1 1


24 GK  CZE Laštůvka 1 1 1


5 LB  URU López 1 1 1


28 LM  ENG Reid 2 1 2 1


25 CF  ESP Tristán 2 2


41 CF  ENG Hines 1 1 1 1


45 CB  ENG Spence


30 CB  ENG Tomkins


23 GK  ENG Walker


40 LB  ENG Widdowson


46 RM  ENG Stanislas


Own goals 1 1


4 CB  WAL Gabbidon


7 RM  ENG Dyer


18 RB  USA Spector


22 CM  ENG Stokes


26 CM  SCO Quashie


34 GK  CZE Štěch


36 CB  ISL Eyjólfsson


42 CF  ENG Jeffery


43 GK  ENG Blackmore


44 CB  ENG N'Gala


48 RB  ENG Miller


Last updated: 20 December 2008
Source: Competitive matches
Ordered by start team and position on pitch (from back right to front left)
0 shown as blank

Top scorers[edit]

Position Nation Number Name Premier League
Goals
FA Cup
Goals
League Cup
Goals
Total
Goals
1 England 12 Carlton Cole 3 1 7
2 Wales 10 Craig Bellamy 2 2
= England 9 Dean Ashton 2 2
= Italy 32 David Di Michele 2 2
= England (11) Matthew Etherington 2 2
6 Australia 2 Lucas Neill 1 1
= England 16 Mark Noble 1 1
= England 17 Hayden Mullins 1 1
= England 27 Calum Davenport 1 1
= Wales 31 Jack Collison 1 1
= Switzerland 21 Valon Behrami 1 1
= England 29 Lee Bowyer 1 1
= England 41 Zavon Hines 1 1
= England 28 Kyel Reid 1 1

Last updated: 20 December 2008
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches
Only competitive matches.


Disciplinary record[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Yellow card Second yellow card Red card Notes
12 CF  ENG Cole 1
16 CM  ENG Noble 3 1
8 CM  ENG Parker 4
10 CF  WAL Bellamy 3
20 RB  FRA Faubert 2
2 CB  AUS Neill 2
31 CM  WAL Collison 2
13 LM  POR Boa Morte 2
27 CB  ENG Davenport 1
21 RM   SUI Behrami 1
32 CF  ITA Di Michele 1
3 LB  COD Ilunga 1
19 CB  WAL Collins 1
(11) LM  ENG Etherington 1
29 CM  ENG Bowyer 1
17 CM  ENG Mullins 1

Last updated: 1 December 2008
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches
Only competitive matches
Yellow card = Number of bookings; Second yellow card = Number of sending offs after a second yellow card; Red card = Number of sending offs by a direct red card.

Start formations[edit]

Qnt Formation Match(es)
8 4-4-2 1-5, 16-18
9 4-3-3 6-12, 14-15
1 4-4-1-1 13

Last updated: 8 December 2008
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches
Only competitive matches.


Most frequent start[edit]

No.
Pos
Nat
Name
MS Notes
1 GK  ENG Robert Green 43
2 RB  AUS Lucas Neill 37
19 CB  WAL James Collins 20
15 CB  ENG Matthew Upson 41
3 LB  COD Hérita Ilunga 39
31 RM  WAL Jack Collison 19
8 CM  ENG Scott Parker 31
16 CM  ENG Mark Noble 33
21 LM   SUI Valon Behrami 27
12 CF  ENG Carlton Cole 30
32 CF  ITA David Di Michele 25

Last updated: 1 December 2008
Source: Squad stats and Start formations.
Only competitive matches.
Using the most used start formation.
Ordered by position on pitch (from back right to front left).

Transfers & loans in / out[edit]

In[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
36 CB  ISL Eyjólfsson 17 Non-EU HK Iceland Transferred Green tickY Summer Undisclosed
CF  HUN Bajner 17 EU Liberty Oradea Romania Transferred Green tickY Summer Undisclosed
21 RB   SUI Behrami 23 EU Lazio Italy Transferred Green tickY Summer £ 5m
24 GK  CZE Laštůvka 25 EU Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine Loaned Green tickY Summer July 2009 N/A
CM  AUT Grasser 17 EU Grazer AK Austria Transferred Green tickY Summer Undisclosed
3 LB  COD Ilunga 26 Non-EU Toulouse France Loaned Green tickY Summer N/A
32 CF  ITA Di Michele 32 EU Torino Italy Loaned Green tickY Summer N/A
5 LB  URU López 22 Non-EU River Plate Argentina Transferred Green tickY Summer Free agent
25 CF  ESP Tristán 32 EU Livorno Italy Transferred Green tickY Summer Free agent

Out[edit]

N
P
Name
EU
Country
Age
Status
Moving to
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
15 RM Solano Non-EU  PER 33 Transferred Green tickY Released Summer Free
25 CF Zamora EU  ENG 27 Transferred Green tickY Fulham Summer £4.8m
14 RB Paintsil Non-EU  GHA 24 Transferred Green tickY Fulham Summer £1.5m
21 GK Wright EU  ENG 30 Transferred Green tickY Ipswich Town Summer £0.5m
7 RM Ljungberg EU  SWE 31 Transferred Green tickY Released Summer Free
5 CB Ferdinand EU  ENG 23 Transferred Green tickY Sunderland Summer £8m
3 LB McCartney EU  NIR 27 Transferred Green tickY Sunderland Summer £6m
43 GK Blackmore EU  ENG 20 Loaned Green tickY Thurrock Summer N/A
42 CF Jeffery EU  ENG 18 Loaned Green tickY Leyton Orient N/A
CM Payne EU  ENG 17 Loaned Green tickY Cheltenham Town N/A
26 CM Quashie EU  SCO 29 Loaned Green tickY Birmingham City N/A
48 RB Miller EU  ENG 18 Loaned Green tickY Bishop's Stortford N/A
44 CB N'Gala EU  ENG 18 Loaned Green tickY MK Dons N/A
45 CB Spence EU  ENG 18 Loaned Green tickY Leyton Orient N/A
28 LM Reid EU  ENG 20 Loaned Green tickY Blackpool N/A
23 GK Walker EU  ENG 34 Loaned Green tickY Colchester United N/A
30 CB Tomkins EU  ENG 19 Loaned Green tickY Derby County N/A
46 RM Stanislas EU  ENG 18 Loaned Green tickY Southend N/A
11 LM Etherington EU  ENG 26 Transferred Green tickY Stoke Winter Undisclosed

Last updated: 27 November 2008
EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); Age = age on the day of the signing; Moving from = only indicate the club the player was playing before start playing for this club in this season, for the type of the moving see Status column; Moving to = only indicates the club the player is going to play next, for the type of the moving see Status column; Ends = when the player's current contract ends; n/a = Not applicable.

Club[edit]

Management[edit]

Position Staff
Manager Italy Gianfranco Zola
Assistant coach Scotland Steve Clarke
First team coach England Kevin Keen
Goalkeeping coach Czech Republic Luděk Mikloško
Fitness coach Italy Antonio Pintus
Reserve & Conditioning Coach England Alex Dyer
Director Of Youth Academy England Tony Carr
Chief scout England Roger Cross
Head of Sports Science England Nick Davies
Head of Physiotherapy England George Cooper
Reserve Team physiotherapist England Dave Singleton
Medical Officers Ges Steinbergs MBBS, MRCGP
Sean Howlett MBBS, MRCGP
Kit manager Steve Rigby
Technical Director Italy Gianluca Nani

Last updated: 15 September 2008
Source: West Ham United F.C.#Current staff

Kit[edit]

Supplier: Umbro
Sponsor(s): SBOBET

Home
Away

Source: Wikipedia West Ham United Article

Other information[edit]

Chairman Iceland Björgólfur Guðmundsson
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Boleyn Ground (Upton Park) (35,146 / 112x72 yards)

Source: West Ham United F.C. article on 22 July 2008

Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Premier League 8 16 August 2008 17 May 2009
FA Cup 3rd round 5th round 3 January 2009 25 February 2009
Football League Cup 2nd round 3rd round 27 August 2008 23 September 2008

Last updated: 22 March 2009
Source: Competitions

Premier League[edit]

Matches[edit]

Classification[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
7 Fulham 37 14 11 12 39 32 +7 53 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round
8 Tottenham Hotspur 37 14 9 14 44 42 +2 51
9 West Ham United 38 14 9 15 30 34 −4 51

Updated to games played on 22 March 2009.
Source: Premier League 2008-09
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
30 11 8 11 35 35 0 41 7 2 5 19 16 +3 4 6 6 16 19 −3

Last updated: 21 March 2009.
Source: Premier League 2008-09

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H A H A H A H A H A A H H A A H A H A H A H H A H A H A H A H A A H A H A H
Result W L W L W W L L L L D L D W D L D L W W D W W D L L W W D D W L D L W L L W

Last updated: 21 March 2009.
Source: Competitive Matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

First team[edit]

Competitive[edit]

M
Date
Tournament
Round
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Report
1 16 August 2008 Premier League 1 H Wigan Athletic 2 – 1
2 24 August 2008 Premier League 2 A Manchester City 0 – 3
3 27 August 2008 Football League Cup 2nd Round H Macclesfield Town 4 – 1 (aet)
4 30 August 2008 Premier League 3 H Blackburn Rovers 4 – 1
5 13 September 2008 Premier League 4 A West Bromwich Albion 2 – 3
6 20 September 2008 Premier League 5 H Newcastle United 3 – 1
7 23 September 2008 Football League Cup 3rd Round A Watford 0 – 1
8 27 September 2008 Premier League 6 A Fulham 2 – 1
9 5 October 2008 Premier League 7 H Bolton Wanderers 1 – 3
10 19 October 2008 Premier League 8 A Hull City 0 – 1
11 26 October 2008 Premier League 9 H Arsenal 0 – 2
12 29 October 2008 Premier League 10 A Manchester United 0 – 2
13 1 November 2008 Premier League 11 A Middlesbrough 1 – 1
14 8 November 2008 Premier League 12 H Everton 1 – 3
15 15 November 2008 Premier League 13 H Portsmouth 0 – 0
16 23 November 2008 Premier League 14 A Sunderland 1 – 0
17 1 December 2008 Premier League 15 A Liverpool 0 – 0
18 8 December 2008 Premier League 16 H Tottenham Hotspur 0 – 2
19 14 December 2008 Premier League 17 A Chelsea 1 – 1
20 20 December 2008 Premier League 18 H Aston Villa 0 – 1
21 26 December 2008 Premier League 19 A Portsmouth 1 – 4
22 28 December 2008 Premier League 20 H Stoke City 2 – 1
23 10 January 2009 Premier League 21 A Newcastle United 2 – 2
24 18 January 2009 Premier League 22 H Fulham 3 – 1
25 28 January 2009 Premier League 23 H Hull City 2 – 0
26 28 January 2009 Premier League 24 A Arsenal 0 – 0
27 8 February 2009 Premier League 25 H Manchester United 0 – 1
28 21 February 2009 Premier League 26 A Bolton Wanderers 1 – 2
29 1 March 2009 Premier League 27 H Manchester City 1 – 0
30 3 March 2009 Premier League 28 A Wigan Athletic 1 – 0

Last updated: 5 March 2009
Source: [1]
1West Ham goals come first.
National flags for Ground and Opponent columns are only shown when different to that of West Ham.
M = Match; Ground: H = Home, A = Away, N = Neutral, HR = Home replacement, AR = Away replacement.

Reserves[edit]

Matches[edit]

Match
Date
Competition or tour
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Scorers
GD
1 15 September 2008 FA Premier Reserve League South A Chelsea Reserves 0 - 2 -2
2 30 September 2008 FA Premier Reserve League South H West Bromwich Albion Reserves 4 - 3 Sears 4 1
3 7 October 2008 FA Premier Reserve League South A Fulham Reserves 1 - 4 Eyjolfsson -3
4 21 October 2008 FA Premier Reserve League South H Arsenal Reserves 1 - 0 Stanislas 1
5 3 November 2008 FA Premier Reserve League South A Tottenham Reserves 0 - 2 -2
6 25 November 2008 FA Premier Reserve League South H Portsmouth Reserves 2 - 0 Di Michele, Reid 2

Last updated: 25 November 2008
1West Ham United goals come first.
Country's flag depict country of foreign team to that of West Ham United.
Ground: H = Home; A = Away; N = Neutral; HR = Home replacement; AR = Away replacement; GD = Goal difference

Stats[edit]

Total Premier Reserve League South Reserve Friendly
Country
N
P
Name
GS
App
Goals
App
Goals
App
Goals
Notes
 CZE 24 GK Laštůvka 3 3 3
 NIR RB O'Neill 3 4 4
 ENG 27 CB Davenport 3 3 3
 ENG 44 CB N'Gala 3 5 5
 URU 5 LB López 4 4 4
 ENG 46 RM Stanislas 4 4 1 4 1
 WAL 31 CM Collison 2 2 2
 ENG CM Harvey 2 3 3
 ENG 28 LM Reid 4 4 1 4 1
 ENG 22 CF Stokes 5 6 6
 ENG 33 CF Sears 4 4 4 4 4
 ENG 48 RB Miller 3 3 3
 ENG LM Edgar 2 3 3
 ISL 35 CB Eyjólfsson 2 2 1 2 1
 CZE 34 GK Štěch 2 2 2
 WAL 19 CB Collins 2 2 2
 ENG 40 LB Widdowson 2 2 2
45 DF  ENG Spence 2 2 2


 POR 13 LM Boa Morte 2 2 2
25 CF  ESP Tristán 2 2 2


 ENG CM Lee 1 3 3
 ENG MF Kearns 1 3 3
 HUN CF Bajner 1 3 3
32 CF  ITA Di Michele 1 1 1 1 1


 CAN GK Street 1 1 1
 ENG 30 CB Tomkins 1 1 1
 ENG 17 CM Mullins 1 1 1
 ENG 29 CM Bowyer 1 1 1
 ENG CM Payne 1 1 1
 AUT CM Grasser 1 1 1
 ENG DF Fry 1 1
 ENG FW Montano 1 1
 ENG GK Loveday
 ENG DF Brown
 ENG DF Brookes
 SAU FW Abdulla

Last updated: 25 November 2008
Source: Reserve matches
Ordered by Reserve start team and position on pitch (from back right to front left)
0 shown as blank
Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); GS = Game Started; App = Appearances.


Under 18[edit]

Matches[edit]

Match
Date
Competition or tour
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Scorers
GD
1 23 August 2008 Premier Academy League H Manchester United Under 18s 0 - 0 0
2 30 August 2008 Premier Academy League A Leeds United Under 18s 2 - 2 Payne, Edgar 0
3 6 September 2008 Premier Academy League H Reading Under 18s 1 - 1 Bajner 0
4 13 September 2008 Premier Academy League H Aston Villa Under 18s 3 - 0 Sears 2, Abdulla 3
5 20 September 2008 Premier Academy League A Birmingham Under 18s 0 - 2 -2
6 27 September 2008 Premier Academy League H Arsenal Under 18s 1 - 2 Edgar -1
7 4 October 2008 Premier Academy League A Portsmouth Under 18s 0 - 2 -2
8 11 October 2008 Premier Academy League H Crystal Palace Under 18s 0 - 0 0
9 18 October 2008 Premier Academy League H Chelsea Under 18s 2 - 4 Abdulla, Hall -2
10 1 November 2008 Premier Academy League A Southampton Under 18s 6 - 1 Kearns, Bajner 3, Lee, Edgar 5
11 8 November 2008 Premier Academy League H Ipswich Under 18s 2 - 4 Edgar, Bajner -2
12 16 November 2008 Premier Academy League A Charlton Athletic F.C. Under 18s 1 - 2 Christie o.g. -1
13 22 November 2008 Premier Academy League A Fulham Under 18s 2 - 0 Edgar, Bajner 2
14 2 December 2008 FA Youth Cup 3rd round A Nottingham Forest Under 18s 1 - 3 Abdulla -2

Last updated: 2 December 2008
1West Ham United goals come first.
Country's flag depict country of foreign team to that of West Ham United.
Ground: H = Home; A = Away; N = Neutral; HR = Home replacement; AR = Away replacement; GD = Goal difference

Stats[edit]

Total Premier Academy League FA Youth Cup
Country
N
P
Name
GS
App
Goals
App
Goals
App
Goals
Notes
 CAN GK Street 12 12 11 1
 ENG RB Brookes 8 9 8 1
 ENG CB McNaughton 8 10 9 1
 ENG CB Fry 14 14 13 1
 ENG LB Brown 11 13 12 1
 NIR RM Kearns 12 13 1 12 1 1
 ENG CM Lee 14 14 1 13 1 1
 ENG CM Okus 7 10 9 1
 ENG LM Edgar 14 14 5 13 5 1
 SAU CF Abdulla 12 14 3 13 2 1 1
 HUN CF Bajner 8 10 6 9 6 1
 AUT CM Grasser 5 12 11 1
 ENG CM Payne 5 5 1 5 1
 ENG CF Montano 4 9 8 1
 ISL 35 DF Eyjólfsson 4 4 4
 ENG 48 RB Miller 3 3 3
 POL RB Modelski 2 4 3 1
 ENG 44 DF N'Gala 2 2 2
 ENG DF O'Neill 2 2 2
 ENG CF Hall 1 4 1 4 1
 ENG MF Barrett 1 3 3
 CZE 34 GK Štěch 1 2 2
 ENG 33 FW Sears 1 1 2 1 2
 ENG GK Loveday 1 1 1
 ENG 45 RB Spence 1 1 1
 ENG MF Harvey 1 1 1
 ENG MF Driver
 ENG MF Mehmet
 ENG DF Ashman
 ENG FW Subuola

Last updated: 2 December 2008
Source: Under 18 matches
Ordered by West Ham United Under-18 start team and position on pitch (from back right to front left)
0 shown as blank
Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); GS = Game Started; App = Appearances.


Pre-season[edit]

First team[edit]

Matches[edit]
Match
Date
Competition or tour
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Scorers
GD
1 17 July 2008 Friendly A Hampton & Richmond 4 - 2 Bellamy 37' & 60', Noble 41', Hines 81' 2
2 20 July 2008 Friendly A United States Columbus Crew United States 3 - 1 Ashton 6', Evans og 26', Reid 53' 2
3 24 July 2008 Major League Soccer All-Star Game A Canada Major League All Stars United States 2 - 3 Ashton 26' & 67' -1
4 29 July 2008 Friendly A Peterborough United 2 - 0 Bellamy 3' & 42' 2
5 1 August 2008 Friendly A Southampton England 2 - 2 Davenport 45', Hines 65' 0
6 4 August 2008 Friendly A Ipswich Town 5 - 3 Ashton 4', 57' & 74', Bellamy 10', Noble 79' 2
7 9 August 2008 The Bobby Moore Cup H Villarreal 1 - 1 Cole 1' 0

Last updated: 9 August 2008
1West Ham United goals come first.
Country's flag depict country of foreign team to that of West Ham United.
Ground: H = Home; A = Away; N = Neutral; HR = Home replacement; AR = Away replacement; GD = Goal difference

Stats[edit]
Total Friendly Reserve Friendly
Country
N
P
Name
GS
App
Goals
App
Goals
App
Goals
Notes
 ENG 1 GK Green 6 6 6
 AUS 2 FB Neill 7 7 7
 ENG 5 CB Ferdinand 5 6 6
 ENG 27 CB Davenport 5 6 1 6 1
 ENG 40 LB Widdowson 6 9 6 3
 FRA 20 RM Faubert 5 6 6
 ENG 8 CM Parker 6 7 7
 ENG 16 CM Noble 5 6 2 6 2
 ENG 28 LM Reid 4 7 1 7 1
 WAL 10 CF Bellamy 5 5 5 5 5
 ENG 9 CF Ashton 5 5 6 5 6
 ENG 12 CF Cole 4 6 1 6 1
  SUI 21 RB Behrami 4 4 4
 ENG 6 CB Upson 5 5 4 1
 ENG 17 CM Mullins 4 6 5 1
 ENG 11 LM Etherington 4 4 3 1
 CZE 34 GK Štěch 3 5 3 2
 WAL 14 LB Thatcher 2 2 1 1
 ENG 46 MF Stanislas 3 10 1 6 4 1
 WAL 31 CM Collison 3 8 1 5 3 1
 ENG 22 MF Stokes 1 7 4 3
 ENG 41 CF Hines 4 7 5 3 2 4 3
 ENG 23 GK Walker 1 3 2 1
 ENG 45 DF Spence 4 6 2 4
 ENG 33 CF Sears 3 5 1 2 3 1
 ENG 48 RB Miller 3 5 1 4
 ENG 44 CB N'Gala 3 5 1 4
 POR 13 LM Boa Morte 1 2 1 1 1 1
 ENG 29 MF Bowyer 2 3 1 2
Own goals 2 1 1
 USA 18 RB Spector
 WAL 4 CB Gabbidon
 WAL 19 CB Collins
 ENG 30 CB Tomkins
 NIR 3 LB McCartney
 ENG 32 RM Dyer
 SCO 26 CM Quashie

Last updated: 11 August 2008
Source: Pre-season Friendly matches
Ordered by Friendly start team, West Ham United Reserve XI and position on pitch (from back right to front left)
0 shown as blank
Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); GS = Game Started; App = Appearances.

Reserves[edit]

Matches[edit]
Match
Date
Competition or tour
Ground
Opponent
Score1
Scorers
GD
1 19 July 2008 West Ham Reserve XI Friendly A Billericay Town 1 - 0 Hines 70' 1
2 26 July 2008 West Ham Reserve XI Friendly A Thurrock 3 - 0 Hines 15', Sears 51', Clark og 64' 3
3 30 July 2008 West Ham Reserve XI Friendly A Cambridge United 0 - 0 0
4 2 August 2008 West Ham Reserve XI Friendly A Grays Athletic 1 - 2 Hines 37' -1
5 5 August 2008 West Ham Reserve XI Friendly A Bishop's Stortford 2 - 0 Collison 3', Boa Morte 20' 2
6 11 August 2008 West Ham Reserve XI Friendly A Tilbury 3 - 0 Jeffrey 38', Stanislas 64', Edgar 82' 3

Last updated: 11 August 2008
1West Ham United goals come first.
Country's flag depict country of foreign team to that of West Ham United.
Ground: H = Home; A = Away; N = Neutral; HR = Home replacement; AR = Away replacement; GD = Goal difference

Stats[edit]
Total Reserve Friendly Friendly
Country
N
P
Name
GS
App
Goals
App
Goals
App
Goals
Notes
 CZE 34 GK Štěch 2 5 2 3
 ENG 48 RB Miller 3 5 4 1
 ISL 35 CB Eyjólfsson 4 5 5
 ENG 45 CB Spence 4 6 4 2
 NIR LB O'Neill 3 5 5
 WAL 31 MF Collison 3 8 1 3 1 5
 ENG 46 MF Stanislas 3 10 1 4 1 6
 ENG MF Payne 3 5 5
 ENG MF Harvey 3 5 5
 ENG 41 CF Hines 4 7 5 4 3 3 2
 ENG 42 CF Jeffery 5 6 1 6 1
 ENG 44 CB N'Gala 3 5 4 1
 ENG 33 CF Sears 3 5 1 3 1 2
 ENG LM Edgar 2 4 1 4 1
 ENG 40 LB Widdowson 2 9 3 6
 ENG CB Brookes 2 2 2
 ENG 29 MF Bowyer 2 3 2 1
 ENG RM Kearns 1 4 4
 ENG 22 RM Stokes 1 7 3 4
 ENG CM Lee 1 3 3
 CAN GK Street 1 2 2
 POR 13 LM Boa Morte 1 2 1 1 1 1
 ENG 43 GK Blackmore 1 1 1
 ENG LB Brown 1 1 1
 ENG 6 CB Upson 1 5 1 4
 ENG 23 GK Walker 1 3 1 2
 ENG 11 LM Etherington 1 4 1 3
 CYP CF Konstantinou 1 1 1
 WAL 14 LB Thatcher 1 2 1 1
 ENG 17 CM Mullins 1 6 1 5
 CZE 24 GK Laštůvka 1 1 1
 HUN CF Bajner 1 1 1
 ENG FW Abdulla 2 2
 ENG FW Okus 1 1
 ENG CF Montano 1 1
 ENG RB McNaughton 1 1
 ENG DF Fry 1 1
 CZE GK Mikloško
 ENG GK Loveday
Own goals 2 1 1

Last updated: 11 August 2008
Source: Pre-season Friendly matches
Ordered by Friendly start team, West Ham United Reserve XI and position on pitch (from back right to front left)
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Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); GS = Game Started; App = Appearances.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ whufc.com | Sears the hero for England
  2. ^ whufc.com | Collison shines, Bellamy back
  3. ^ whufc.com | Ashton features for England
  4. ^ whufc.com | Ashton signs for five years
  5. ^ whufc.com | Solano free to leave
  6. ^ whufc.com | Ljungberg ends Sweden service
  7. ^ whufc.com | Sears and Tomkins make cut
  8. ^ whufc.com | Stech signs five-year deal
  9. ^ whufc.com | United snap up Eyjolfsson
  10. ^ whufc.com | Zamora and Paintsil sign for Fulham
  11. ^ kumb.com | Keeper move nears completion
  12. ^ whufc.com | Behrami signs five-year contract
  13. ^ whufc.com | United fall short in Toronto
  14. ^ a b whufc.com | Lastuvka to sign on loan
  15. ^ whufc.com | Statement on Fredrik Ljungberg
  16. ^ whufc.com | Goodbye to the No6
  17. ^ whufc.com | Defence sets the tone
  18. ^ whufc.com | Noble plays captain's part
  19. ^ whufc.com | City take the points
  20. ^ whufc.com | Spence takes next step
  21. ^ whufc.com | Ferdinand transfer completed
  22. ^ whufc.com | McCartney heads to Sunderland
  23. ^ whufc.com | Green and Upson get England call
  24. ^ whufc.com | Bajner secures Boleyn switch
  25. ^ whufc.com | Di Michele and Ilunga sign
  26. ^ bbc.co.uk | Curbishley quits as West Ham boss
  27. ^ whufc.com | Keen takes temporary charge
  28. ^ kumb.com | Six on the shortlist: who's who
  29. ^ whufc.com | Lopez becomes latest recruit
  30. ^ whufc.com | Zola named new manager
  31. ^ whufc.com | Clarke takes coaching role
  32. ^ whufc.com | Club to appeal to CAS
  33. ^ whufc.com | Hall shines for England
  34. ^ whufc.com | England call Green and Upson
  35. ^ whufc.com | Etherington takes the plaudits
  36. ^ whufc.com | Spence leads England to win
  37. ^ whufc.com | Upson helps five-star England
  38. ^ whufc.com | Tristan deal completed
  39. ^ whufc.com | Noble off to finals
  40. ^ whufc.com | Neill leads Australia to victory
  41. ^ whufc.com | Upson plays as England shine
  42. ^ www.dailymail.com| Etherington joins Pulis's 'stray dogs home' at Stoke after completing £3m switch from West Ham
  43. ^ www.guardian.co.uk| Manchester City complete signing of Bellamy• Fee for Welshman believed to be in region of £14m• Striker signs four-and-a-half-year deal at Eastlands
  44. ^ BBCsport| Quashie makes loan move to Wolves
  45. ^ www.dailmail.co.uk| Portsmouth sign Pele (no, not that one) as Mullins joins him at Fratton Park after completing £2m switch from West Ham
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