2013–14 West Ham United F.C. season

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West Ham United
2013–14 season
Co-chairmen David Gold
David Sullivan
Manager Sam Allardyce
Stadium Boleyn Ground
Upton Park, London
Premier League 13th
FA Cup Third Round
League Cup Semi-finals
Top goalscorer League: Kevin Nolan (7 goals)
All: Kevin Nolan (7 goals)
Highest home attendance League: 34,977 (vs. Cardiff City, Aston Villa, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur)
Cup: 23,440 (vs. Cheltenham Town, League Cup 2nd Round)
Lowest home attendance League: 31,843 (vs. Sunderland)
Cup: 14,390 (vs. Manchester City, League Cup Semi-final, 2nd leg)
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2013–14 season was West Ham United's second campaign in the Premier League since being promoted in the 2011-12 season. It was West Ham's eighteenth Premier League campaign overall.

As well as competing in the Premier League, West Ham took part in the FA Cup and the League Cup entering at the third and second rounds respectively. They were eliminated in the third round of the FA Cup following a 5-0 away defeat by Nottingham Forest. They reached the semi-finals of the league cup before losing 9-0 on aggregate to Manchester City. West Ham finished in 13th place in the league.[1]

Sam Allardyce took charge of his third full season as West Ham manager. Kevin Nolan captained West Ham for the third season running.

Key events[edit]

  • 21 May 2013: West Ham United announced the signing of Romania captain, left back Răzvan Raț, making him the first signing in this transfer window.[2]
  • 21 May 2013: West Ham and Liverpool agree on a £15 million deal to bring Andy Carroll to Upton Park, with the striker yet to agree personal terms.[3]
  • 22 May 2013: The Club announced that experienced striker Carlton Cole would not be offered a new contract. He was released together with young professionals Eoin Wearen, Jake Larkins, Jack Powell and Declan Hunt. Scholars Cheye Alexander, Nigel Seidu and Josh Siafa were also released.[4]
  • 5 June 2013: West Ham announced the signing of Real Betis goalkeeper Adrián.[5]
  • 18 June 2013: West Ham target Andy Carroll passes a medical ahead of a move to the club. Co-Chairman David Gold tweeted that Carroll had passed the medical "with flying colours". Carroll signed the following day on a six-year contract for a fee of £15m.[6][7]
  • 19 June 2013: West Ham United announced the permanent signing of Andy Carroll from Liverpool, for an undisclosed, club record fee.[8]
  • 20 June 2013: The club announced the signing of Stockport County youngster, Danny Whitehead.[9]
  • 1 July 2013: Winger Robert Hall left the club to become a player at Bolton Wanderers.[10]
  • 13 August 2013: West Ham United announced the signing of Liverpool winger Stewart Downing.[11]
  • 17 August 2013: West Ham open their season with a 2-0 home win against newly promoted Cardiff City. On target were Joe Cole and captain Kevin Nolan. New signing Stewart Downing makes his debut, coming on as a substitute in the second half.[12]
  • 24 August 2013: Stewart Downing starts for the first time as West Ham share the spoils with Newcastle in a 0-0 draw at St James' Park.[13]
  • 27 August 2013: Ravel Morrison scores his first competitive goal for the club as West Ham beat League Two opposition Cheltenham Town in the League Cup second round.[14]
  • 27 August 2013: French midfielder Alou Diarra suffers a serious knee ligament injury and is likely to miss the rest of the season.[15]
  • 31 August 2013: West Ham lose their first game of the season at home to Stoke City 1-0. Elliot Lee makes his Premier League debut for the club.[16]
  • 5 September 2013: West Ham win the Ciutat de Barcelona Trophy in Barcelona. Mark Noble scores the only goal, a penalty, against RCD Espanyol.[17]
  • 9 September 2013: West Ham announce that striker Andy Carroll has suffered a new injury during his return to full training, and will be out of action for longer than was expected.[18]
  • 10 September: The Hammers confirm the signing of Croatian forward Mladen Petrić on a free transfer.[19]
  • 15 September: A 0-0 draw to Southampton sees West Ham remain unbeaten away from home so far this season. Ravel Morrison makes his first Premier League start for the club.[20]
  • 19 September 2013: Leyton Orient fail in their bid to win a judicial review into the decision to grant West Ham the tenancy of the Olympic Stadium.[21]
  • 21 September 2013: Mark Noble, having scored a penalty for West Ham to put them 2-1 ahead against Everton, becomes their first player to be dismissed this season after a second booking. Everton won 3-2 with late goals from Leighton Baines and Romelu Lukaku. Ravel Morrison scored his first Premier League goal for the club in the same game. The defeat leaves the Hammers without a win since the opening day of the season.[22]
  • 24 September 2013: West Ham defeat Cardiff City 3-2 in the League Cup fourth round. After going ahead 2-0, thanks to goals from Ravel Morrison and Matt Jarvis, Cardiff fought back to level at 2-2. A Vaz Te header late into the game proved to be decisive and sent West Ham into the next round where they will face Burnley.[23]
  • 28 September 2013: A 1-0 loss to newly promoted Hull City saw West Ham's run without a win stretch to five games. This was the club's first away defeat of the season and left them just one point above the relegation zone.[24]
  • 6 October 2013: West Ham win their first away game of the season with a 3-0 victory against Tottenham Hotspur. This was their first win at White Hart Lane since 1999.[25]
  • 14 October 2013: The club announce the re-signing of previously released striker Carlton Cole. The thirty year old signed a three month contract with a view to extend it in the future.[26]
  • 19 October 2013: West Ham suffer a third straight home defeat at the hands of Man City. An acrobatic Vaz Te effort halved the deficit to 2-1 but David Silva finished late on, confirming the three points for City.[27]
  • 27 October 2013: A 0-0 draw away to Swansea City saw West Ham pick up their sixth away point of the season. Carlton Cole came on as a second half substitute in his first appearance since re-joining the club.[28]
  • 29 October 2013: The Hammers advanced to the fifth round of the League Cup for the first time in three years by beating Championship leaders Burnley 2-0 at Turf Moor.[29]
  • 2 November 2013: West Ham gain a point from a 0-0 draw against Aston Villa. The result saw them pick up their first point at home since the opening day's win against Cardiff City.[30]
  • 9 November 2013: A 3-1 defeat away to Norwich City left the club one point above the relegation zone. Ravel Morrison scored the only goal for West Ham.[31]
  • 23 November 2013: West Ham are defeated by London rivals Chelsea, 3-0. Former player Frank Lampard scores two with Oscar adding the third.[32]
  • 30 November 2013: Carlton Cole scores his first goal since his return to the club, in a 3-0 home win against Fulham.[33]
  • 3 December 2013: A midweek trip to Selhurst Park sees the Hammers lose 1-0. Crystal Palace player and former West Ham striker Marouane Chamakh gets the only goal.[34]
  • 7 December 2013: West Ham are defeated 4-1 by Liverpool at Anfield. Three own goals are scored, including two by Joey O'Brien and Guy Demel. Martin Škrtel was at fault for the other. Kevin Nolan saw straight red and picked up a three match ban.[35]
  • 14 December 2013: A bottom of the table clash between Sunderland and West Ham ends 0-0 at Upton Park.[36]
  • 18 December 2013: West Ham defeat Tottenham Hotspur for the second time at White Hart Lane this season, this time in the League Cup Quarter Finals. Late goals from Matt Jarvis and Modibo Maïga secured a 2-1 win and sent the Hammers into the Semi Finals to set up a two-legged tie against Manchester City.[37]
  • 21 December 2013: Carlton Cole scores his 50th league goal for West Ham in a 3-1 defeat by Manchester Utd at Old Trafford.[38]
  • 26 December 2013: West Ham lose to Arsenal 3-1 placing them in 19th place and in the relegation zone.[39]
  • 28 December 2013: West Ham draw 3-3 with West Brom at Upton Park. Also in the news was the release of Croatian forward Mladen Petrić by the club. He had been at the club 3 months.[40]
  • 1 January 2014: Fulham defeat West Ham 2-1 at Craven Cottage in a match that sees Kevin Nolan sent off for the second time in a month, banning him for four matches.[41]
  • 5 January 2014: West Ham are knocked out from the FA Cup after losing 5-0 to Nottingham Forest.[42]
  • 8 January 2014: West Ham suffer a second heavy defeat in a row in losing 6-0 to Manchester City in the semi-final of the Capital One Cup. This was their heaviest defeat of the season and Sam Allardyce's heaviest defeat as West Ham manager.[43]
  • 11 January 2014: West Ham win their first game of 2014 with a 2-0 away victory to Cardiff City. Carlton Cole got the first with Mark Noble adding a second deep into injury time. Andy Carroll provided the assist for Noble's goal in his first appearance for the club this season. James Tomkins was sent off for a second bookable offence and picked up a one match ban.[44]
  • 21 January 2014: Manchester City win the second leg of the League Cup semi-final 3-0 to complete a record aggregate score for a semi-final of 9-0.[45]
  • 25 January 2014: West Ham sign Italian duo Marco Borriello and Antonio Nocerino on loan until the end of the season.[46]
  • 29 January 2014: West Ham earn a point at Stamford Bridge against London rivals Chelsea, in a 0-0 draw.[47]
  • 1 February 2014: Kevin Nolan scores twice with Andy Carroll setting up both goals in a 2-0 home win against Swansea City. Winston Reid makes his return from injury. Andy Carroll is sent off for violent conduct.[48]
  • 4 February 2014: The FA rejects West Ham's appeal against Andy Carroll's red card and his three match ban is upheld.[49]
  • 8 February 2014: With no Andy Carroll, Kevin Nolan scores a brace for the second consecutive match, against Aston Villa, propelling West Ham out of the relegation zone.[50]
  • 11 February 2014: A 2-0 home win against Norwich City gives West Ham four consecutive clean sheets, the first time this has occurred since December 1985.[51]
  • 19 February 2014: Ravel Morrison is loaned to QPR for 93 days, meaning he will be eligible to play for them in the Championship play-off final if they reach it; the loan includes a clause allowing West Ham to recall him after 28 days.[52]
  • 22 February 2014: West Ham win their fourth straight match, against Southampton, with goals from Matt Jarvis, Carlton Cole, and Kevin Nolan. The win places West Ham into 10th position in the Premier League table, the highest since September.[53]
  • 1 March 2014: The club's winning run comes to an end after a late Romelu Lukaku goal secures all three points for Everton at Goodison Park.[54]
  • 8 March 2014: Andy Carroll scores his first goal of the season versus Stoke City but it isn't enough as West Ham lose 3-1.[55]
  • 14 March 2014:Manager Sam Allardyce is named Premier League Manager of the Month for February 2014; the fifth time he has won the award.[56]
  • 22 March 2014: Wayne Rooney scores a brace which sees the Hammers defeated 2-0 by Manchester United at Upton Park.[57]
  • 26 March 2014: A penalty and an own goal help West Ham see off Hull City 2-1 at Upton Park. Despite the win the players were booed off at full-time.[58]
  • 31 March 2014: West Ham beat Sunderland 2-1 at the Stadium of Light thanks to goals from Andy Carroll and Mohamed Diamé. The win puts the club nine points clear of the relegation zone, with six games left to play.[59]
  • 6 April 2014: Two Liverpool penalties see off West ham 2-1 at the Boleyn Ground.[60]
  • 15 April 2014: Despite taking a 1-0 lead through Matt Jarvis, West Ham are beaten 3-1 by Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.[61]
  • 18 April 2014: West Ham youth team striker, Dylan Tombides, dies aged 20, from testicular cancer.[62]
  • 19 April 2014: A 1-0 defeat by Crystal Palace is the club's 9th home loss of the season.[63]
  • 26 April 2014: West Bromwich Albion defeat West ham 1-0 at The Hawthorns.[64]
  • 3 May 2014: West Ham beat Tottenham Hotspur for the third time this season. A 2-0 home also sees Stewart Downing's first goal for West Ham and ensures West Ham place in the 2014-15 Premier League.[65]
  • 6 May 2014: Mark Noble is crowned Hammer of the Year for 2013/14 whilst Ravel Morrison wins Goal of the Season for his solo effort against Tottenham Hotspur in October 2013.[66]
  • 11 May 2014: West Ham are defeated in their final match 2-0 by Premier League Champions Manchester City. The club finished 13th.[67]

Squad[edit]

First team squad[edit]

Squad No. Name Nationality Position (s) Date of Birth (Age) Signed from
Goalkeepers
13 Adrián Spain GK (1987-01-03) 3 January 1987 (age 27) Spain Real Betis
22 Jussi Jääskeläinen Finland GK (1975-04-19) 19 April 1975 (age 39) England Bolton Wanderers
25 Stephen Henderson Republic of Ireland GK (1988-05-02) 2 May 1988 (age 26) England Portsmouth
Defenders
2 Winston Reid New Zealand CB (1988-07-03) 3 July 1988 (age 26) Denmark Midtjylland
3 George McCartney Northern Ireland LB / CB (1981-04-29) 29 April 1981 (age 33) England Sunderland
5 James Tomkins England CB / DM (1989-03-29) 29 March 1989 (age 25) England Academy
8 Pablo Armero Colombia LB (1986-11-02) 2 November 1986 (age 27) Italy Napoli (On loan)
17 Joey O'Brien Republic of Ireland RB (1986-02-17) 17 February 1986 (age 28) England Bolton Wanderers
19 James Collins Wales CB (1983-08-23) 23 August 1983 (age 31) England Aston Villa
20 Guy Demel Ivory Coast RB (1981-06-13) 13 June 1981 (age 33) Germany Hamburg
28 Roger Johnson England CB (1983-04-28) 28 April 1983 (age 31) England Wolverhampton Wanderers (On loan)
Midfielders
4 Kevin Nolan England CM (1982-06-24) 24 June 1982 (age 32) England Newcastle United
7 Matt Jarvis England RM (1986-05-22) 22 May 1986 (age 28) England Wolverhampton Wanderers
10 Jack Collison Wales CM / LM / RM (1988-10-02) 2 October 1988 (age 25) England Academy (On loan to Wigan Athletic)
14 Matt Taylor England LM (1981-11-27) 27 November 1981 (age 32) England Bolton Wanderers
15 Ravel Morrison England CM (1993-02-02) 2 February 1993 (age 21) England Manchester United (On loan to QPR)
16 Mark Noble England CM (1987-05-08) 8 May 1987 (age 27) England Academy
18 Alou Diarra France DM (1981-07-15) 15 July 1981 (age 33) France Marseille
21 Mohamed Diamé Senegal DM (1987-06-14) 14 June 1987 (age 27) England Wigan Athletic
23 Stewart Downing England LM (1984-07-22) 22 July 1984 (age 30) England Liverpool
26 Joe Cole England AM (1981-11-08) 8 November 1981 (age 32) England Liverpool
47 Antonio Nocerino Italy MF (1985-04-09) 9 April 1985 (age 29) Italy Milan (On loan)
Forwards
9 Andy Carroll England CF (1989-01-06) 6 January 1989 (age 25) England Liverpool
12 Ricardo Vaz Tê Portugal ST / RW (1986-10-01) 1 October 1986 (age 27) England Barnsley
11 Modibo Maïga Mali ST (1987-09-03) 3 September 1987 (age 27) France Sochaux (On loan to QPR)
24 Carlton Cole England ST (1983-10-12) 12 October 1983 (age 30) Free Agent
46 Marco Borriello Italy ST (1982-06-18) 18 June 1982 (age 32) Italy Roma (On loan)

Squad statistics[edit]

As of 11 May 2014[68]
No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total Discipline
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
2 DF New Zealand Winston Reid 18(4) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 1 0 2 0
3 DF Northern Ireland George McCartney 20(2) 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 26 0 0 4 0
4 MF England Kevin Nolan 33 7 5 0 0 0 1(1) 0 0 35 7 5 6 2
5 DF England James Tomkins 31 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 35 0 0 6 1
7 MF England Matt Jarvis 23(9) 2 3 1 0 0 2 2 1 35 4 4 1 0
8 DF Colombia Pablo Armero 3(2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0
9 FW England Andy Carroll 12(3) 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 16 2 5 0 1
10 MF Wales Jack Collison 6(4) 0 0 0 0 0 3(2) 1 1 15 1 1 0 0
11 FW Mali Modibo Maïga 11(3) 1 2 1 0 0 3(1) 1 1 19 2 3 0 0
12 FW Portugal Ricardo Vaz Tê 3(5) 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 10 4 0 0 0
13 GK Spain Adrián 20 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 26 0 0 3 0
14 MF England Matthew Taylor 16(4) 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 1 26 1 1 2 0
15 MF England Ravel Morrison 12(4) 3 2 1 0 0 3(1) 2 0 21 5 2 6 0
16 MF England Mark Noble 38 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 39 3 5 6 1
17 DF Republic of Ireland Joey O'Brien 13(4) 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 20 0 0 3 0
18 MF France Alou Diarra 1(2) 0 0 1 0 0 3(1) 0 0 7 0 0 3 0
19 DF Wales James Collins 22(2) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 26 1 0 6 0
20 DF Ivory Coast Guy Demel 30(2) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 33 1 1 3 0
21 MF Senegal Mohamed Diamé 29(6) 4 2 0 0 0 3(3) 0 1 41 4 3 4 0
22 GK Finland Jussi Jääskeläinen 18 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 19 0 1 0 0
23 MF England Stewart Downing 29(3) 1 2 1 0 0 1(3) 0 1 37 1 3 0 0
24 FW England Carlton Cole 9(17) 6 2 0 0 0 2(2) 0 0 30 6 2 1 0
26 MF England Joe Cole 6(14) 3 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 25 3 0 3 0
27 DF England Dan Potts 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
28 DF England Roger Johnson 2(2) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 6 0 0 1 0
31 MF England Danny Whitehead 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
32 FW England Elliot Lee 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
34 MF England George Moncur 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
35 MF United States Sebastian Lletget 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
36 MF England Blair Turgott 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
37 DF England Leo Chambers 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
39 DF England Callum Driver 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
41 MF England Matthias Fanimo 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
44 DF England Reece Burke 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
46 FW Italy Marco Borriello 0(2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
47 MF Italy Antonio Nocerino 2(8) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 1 3 0
Own goals 2 - 0 - 0 - 0 -

Players who left the club during the season:

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total Discipline
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
8 DF Romania Răzvan Raț 11(4) 0 0 0 0 0 3(2) 0 0 20 0 0 1 0
30 FW Croatia Mladen Petrić 0(3) 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0 4 0 0 0 0
33 DF England Pelly Ruddock 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Goalscorers[edit]

As of 11 May 2014
Rank Pos No. Nat Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
1 MF 4 England Kevin Nolan 7 0 0 7
2 FW 24 England Carlton Cole 6 0 0 6
3 MF 15 England Ravel Morrison 3 0 2 5
4 MF 21 Senegal Mohamed Diamé 4 0 0 4
4 FW 12 Portugal Ricardo Vaz Tê 2 0 2 4
4 MF 7 England Matt Jarvis 2 0 2 4
7 MF 16 England Mark Noble 3 0 0 3
7 MF 26 England Joe Cole 3 0 0 3
9 FW 9 England Andy Carroll 2 0 0 2
9 FW 11 Mali Modibo Maïga 1 0 1 2
11 DF 2 New Zealand Winston Reid 1 0 0 1
11 MF 10 Wales Jack Collison 0 0 1 1
11 MF 14 England Matty Taylor 0 0 1 1
11 MF 19 Wales James Collins 1 0 0 1
11 MF 20 Ivory Coast Guy Demel 1 0 0 1
11 MF 23 England Stewart Downing 1 0 0 1
Own goals 3 0 0 3
TOTALS 40 0 9 49

Clean sheets[edit]

As of 11 May 2014
Rank Pos No. Nat Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
1 GK 22 Finland Jussi Jääskeläinen 8 0 0 8
2 GK 13 Spain Adrián 6 0 1 7
TOTALS 14 0 1 15

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Manager England Sam Allardyce
Assistant manager England Neil McDonald
First team coach England Ian Hendon
Goalkeeping coach Wales Martyn Margetson
Development coach Nick Haycock
Director of youth academy England Tony Carr MBE
Head of sports medicine England Dominic Rogan
Fitness Coach Eamon Swift

Last updated: 27 January 2014
Source: West Ham United F.C.#Current staff

Pre-season[edit]

West Ham's pre-season preparations included trips to Germany and Portugal. They were largely successful, winning eight of their ten games. Ravel Morrison scored the most goals throughout, netting six.

Guadiana Trophy[edit]

West Ham announced on July 31 that they would take part in the 2013 Guadiana Trophy. Also taking part were Primeira Liga sides Sporting Lisbon and Braga.[69]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Portugal Braga 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 6
West Ham United 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3
Portugal Sporting Lisbon 2 0 0 2 2 4 -2 0

Other matches[edit]

West Ham announced on August 28 that they would play a friendly game against Spanish Primera Division side Espanyol during the upcoming international break.[70]

Competitions[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Final
position / round
First match Last match
Premier League 13th 17 August 2013 11 May 2014
League Cup 2nd round Semi-finals 27 August 2013 21 January 2014
FA Cup 3rd round 3rd round 5 January 2014 5 January 2014

Source: Competitions

Premier League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
11 Crystal Palace 38 13 6 19 33 48 −15 45
12 Swansea City 38 11 9 18 54 54 0 42
13 West Ham United 38 11 7 20 40 51 −11 40
14 Sunderland 38 10 8 20 41 60 −19 38
15 Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 39 61 −22 38

Source: Barclays Premier League Official League Table
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.

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
38 11 7 20 40 51 −11 40 7 3 9 25 26 −1 4 4 11 15 25 −10

Last updated: 11 May 2014.
Source: Premier League

Results by matchday[edit]

Matchday 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 A H A H A H H A A H A H H A A H A H A H H A H A H A H A H A H A
Result W D L D L L W L D D L L W L L D L L D L W L D W W W W L L L W W L L L L W L
Position 3 3 7 10 13 16 13 14 15 14 16 17 15 15 17 17 17 19 19 19 17 18 18 18 15 11 10 10 12 14 11 11 11 11 12 14 12 13

Last updated: 11 May 2014.
Source: Statto.com
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

Football League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2013–14 FA Cup

Transfers[edit]

Summer[edit]

In[edit]

# Pos Player From Fee Date Notes
8 DF Romania Răzvan Raț Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Free 21 May 2013 [2]
13 GK Spain Adrián Spain Real Betis Free 5 June 2013 [5]
9 FW England Andy Carroll England Liverpool Undisclosed 19 June 2013 [8]
31 MF England Danny Whitehead England Stockport County Undisclosed 20 June 2013 [9]
23 MF England Stewart Downing England Liverpool Undisclosed 13 August 2013 [11]
30 FW Croatia Mladen Petrić Free agent Free 10 September 2013 [74]
24 FW England Carlton Cole Free agent Free 14 October 2013 [75]

Out[edit]

Pos Player To Fee Date Notes
FW England Carlton Cole Free Agent Free 22 May 2013 [4]
DF Republic of Ireland Eoin Wearen Free Agent Free 22 May 2013 [4]
GK England Jake Larkins England Leyton Orient Free 22 May 2013 [4][76]
MF England Declan Hunt England Histon Free 22 May 2013 [4]
MF England Jack Powell England Chelsea Free 22 May 2013 [4]
DF Germany Nigel Seidu Free Agent Free 22 May 2013 [4]
DF England Cheye Alexander England Port Vale Free 28 June 2013 [4][77]
MF England Robert Hall England Bolton Wanderers Compensation 1 July 2013 [10]
DF England Josh Siafa England Millwall Free 1 July 2013 [4][78]
MF Italy Jami Rafati Italy Genoa Free 11 July 2013 [79]
MF England Gary O'Neil England Queens Park Rangers Free 7 August 2013 [80]
DF England Jordan Spence England Sheffield Wednesday One-month loan 31 August 2013 [81]
MF Wales Jack Collison England Bournemouth One-month loan 1 October 2013 [82]
GK Republic of Ireland Stephen Henderson England Bournemouth Three-month loan 3 October 2013 [83]
FW England Elliot Lee England Colchester United One-month loan 22 October 2013 [84]
FW England Paul McCallum England Torquay United One-month loan 22 October 2013 [85]
DF England Jordan Spence England MK Dons Two-month loan 24 October 2013 [86][87]
DF England Dan Potts England Portsmouth One-month loan 20 November 2013 [88]
DF England Pelly Ruddock England Luton Town One-month loan 28 November 2013 [89]
MF England Blair Turgott England Colchester United One-month loan 28 November 2013 [90]
FW Croatia Mladen Petrić Free Agent Free 28 December 2013

Winter[edit]

In[edit]

# Pos Player From Fee Date Notes
43 FW England Jaanai Gordon England Peterborough United Undisclosed 1 January 2014 [91]
28 DF England Roger Johnson England Wolverhampton Wanderers End of season loan 6 January 2014 [92]
47 MF Italy Antonio Nocerino Italy Milan End of season loan 25 January 2014 [93]
46 FW Italy Marco Borriello Italy Roma End of season loan 25 January 2014 [94]
MF Ivory Coast Abdul Razak Russia Anzhi Makhachkala Undisclosed 30 January 2014 [95]
8 DF Colombia Pablo Armero Italy Napoli End of season loan 31 January 2014 [96]

Out[edit]

# Pos Player To Fee Date Notes
36 MF England Blair Turgott England Rotherham United One-month loan 17 January 2014 [97]
33 DF England Pelly Ruddock England Luton Town Undisclosed 28 January 2014 [98]
DF England Jordan Spence England MK Dons End of season loan 30 January 2014 [99]
FW England Paul McCallum Scotland Hearts End of season loan 30 January 2014 [100]
34 MF England George Moncur Scotland Partick Thistle End of season loan 31 January 2014 [101]
8 DF Romania Răzvan Raț Released Contract terminated 31 January 2014 [102]
11 FW Mali Modibo Maïga England QPR End of season loan 31 January 2014 [103]
GK England Sam Baxter England Gillingham Free 4 February 2014 [104]
15 MF England Ravel Morrison England QPR End of season loan 19 February 2014 [105]
42 FW Republic of Ireland Sean Maguire Republic of Ireland Sligo Rovers Loan ending July 31, 2014 22 February 2014 [106]
10 MF Wales Jack Collison England Wigan Athletic End of season loan 18 March 2014 [107]
36 MF England Blair Turgott England Dagenham & Redbridge End of season loan 27 March 2014 [108]

Under-21s[edit]

2013–14 U21 Premier League[edit]

West Ham's Development Squad will play 21 matches in total against 21 different opponents. Three of their home games will be played at the Boleyn Ground, with the other seven being played at the Rush Green Stadium in Romford. The top four placed teams will qualify for the end of season semi-finals, with the first and second placed teams playing at home against the third and fourth placed teams respectively. The two winners of those matches will go on to contest the final on Saturday 3 May 2014.[109]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result West Ham Scorers Opposition Scorers Report
1 12 August Aston Villa H 3–0 Lee 23', 34', Lletget 90' [1]
2 19 August Everton A 1–2 Driver 68', Lletget 89' Garbutt 74' [2]
3 23 August Tottenham Hotspur H 2–3 Potts 23', Lletget 46' Dawkins 56', Holtby 66', Coulthirst 86' [3]
4 2 September Newcastle United A 4–5 Lee 41', 42', 69', Tombides 50', Moncur 54' Quinn 4', 7', 13', Aarons 88' [4]
5 13 September Manchester City H 1–1 Moncur 86' Chambers 77' (o.g.) [5]
6 21 September Stoke City A 1–0 Moncur 15' [6]
7 4 October Norwich City H 2–0 Ruddock 30', Sadlier 60' [7]
8 21 October Wolverhampton Wanderers A 0–2 Sadlier 6', Potts 66' [8]
9 1 November Chelsea A 3–3 Ruddock 25', Fanimo 28', Turgott 80' Baker 38', Swift 79', Aké 90+4' [4]
10 29 November Leicester City H 2–2 McCallum 2', Lee 45' Dawson 61', Pearson 73' [5]
11 10 January West Bromwich Albion H 0–3 Gayle 21', McCallum 50' (o.g.), Birch 67' [6]
12 20 January Fulham A 1–0 Ruddock 37' (o.g.) [7]
13 10 February Manchester United A 2–1 Fanimo 41' Keane 33', Pereira 42'

[8]

14 14 February Southampton H 1–0 Whitehead 52' [9]
15 24 February Reading A 0–2 Lee 43', Turgott 87' [10]
16 7 March Liverpool H 0–2 Dunn 45', 77' [11]
17 24 March Arsenal A 5–3 Brown 16', 46', Potts 78' Akpom 8', 50', 83', Olsson 29', Ansah 81' [12]
18 28 March Middlesbrough H 2–1 Brown 14', Sadlier 83' Sirrell 66' [13]
19 7 April Bolton Wanderers A 0-2 Iliev 45', Walker 67' [14]
20 11 April Blackburn Rovers H 0-1 Lenihan 61' [15]
21 17 April Sunderland A 2-1 Cullen 56', McNamee (o.g.) 90' Mandron 13' [16]

Squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
25 Republic of Ireland GK Stephen Henderson
29 Switzerland GK Raphael Spiegel
27 England DF Danny Potts
37 England DF Leo Chambers
39 England DF Callum Driver
44 England DF Reece Burke
England DF Amos Nasha
England DF Frazer Shaw
England DF Jordan Spence
31 England MF Danny Whitehead
No. Position Player
34 England MF George Moncur
35 United States MF Sebastian Lletget
36 England MF Blair Turgott
41 England MF Matthias Fanimo
32 England FW Elliot Lee
42 Republic of Ireland FW Sean Maguire
43 England FW Jaanai Gordon
England FW Paul McCallum
Republic of Ireland FW Kieran Sadlier

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