2007–08 West Ham United F.C. season

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West Ham United
2007–08 season
Chairman Björgólfur Guðmundsson
Manager Alan Curbishley
Premier League 10th
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Fifth round
Top goalscorer League:
Dean Ashton (10)
All:
Dean Ashton (12)
Highest home attendance 34,996 (25 November vs Tottenham Hotspur)
Lowest home attendance 25,774 (26 September vs Plymouth Argyle)
Average home league attendance 33,898
Home colours
Away colours

This 2007–08 season saw West Ham United F.C. compete in the Premier League, where the club finished in 10th place.

Players[edit]

Squad information[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK England Green 27 EU 2006 68 0 2012 £2m
21 GK England Wright 29 EU 2007 3 0 Free
23 GK England Walker 34 EU 2004 20 0 Bosman ruling
33 GK Czech Republic Štěch 17 EU 2006 0 0 2009 Undisclosed
2 RB Australia Neill (captain) 29 Non-EU 2007 (Winter) 52 0 £1.5m
14 RB Ghana Paintsil 26 Non-EU 2006 24 0 Undisclosed
18 RB United States Spector 21 Non-EU 2006 56 0 £0.5m
4 CB Wales Gabbidon 28 EU 2005 75 0 2011 £3.5m combined
5 CB England Ferdinand 22 EU 2002 163 5 2010 Youth system
6 CB England Upson 28 EU 2007 (Winter) 35 1 £6m
19 CB Wales Collins 24 EU 2005 41 2 2011 £3.5m combined
24 CB Scotland Dailly 33 EU 2001 (Winter) 191 4 £1.75m
27 CB England Davenport 24 EU 2007 (Winter) 16 0 £3m
30 CB England Tomkins 18 EU 2005 6 0 Youth system
45 CB England Spence 17 EU 2007 0 0 Youth system
3 LB Northern Ireland McCartney 26 EU 2006 69 1 £0.6m
7 RM Sweden Ljungberg (VC) 30 EU 2007 28 2 2011 £3m
15 RM Peru Solano 32 Non-EU 2007 23 4 2008 Free
20 RM France Faubert 24 EU 2007 8 0 2012 £6.1m
29 RM England Bowyer 30 EU 2006 53 4 Free
32 RM England Dyer 28 EU 2007 3 0 2011 £6m
8 CM England Parker 26 EU 2007 20 1 2012 £7m
16 CM England Noble 20 EU 2003 74 6 2011 Youth system
17 CM England Mullins 28 EU 2003 192 6 £0.8m
22 CM England Stokes 20 EU 2005 1 0 Youth system
26 CM Scotland Quashie 29 EU 2007 (Winter) 8 0 £1.75m
39 CM Wales Collison 18 EU 2007 2 0 Youth system
11 LM England Etherington 26 EU 2003 180 16 £0.5m
28 LM England Reid 19 EU 2004 7 0 Youth system
34 LM Portugal Boa Morte 30 EU 2007 (Winter) 48 2 £5m
9 CF England Ashton 23 EU 2006 (Winter) 51 18 £7m
10 CF Wales Bellamy 28 EU 2007 9 4 2012 £7.5m
12 CF England Cole 23 EU 2006 58 8 Undisclosed
25 CF England Zamora 26 EU 2004 148 39 2011 Undisclosed
31 CF England Ephraim 19 EU 2004 1 0 Youth system
37 CF Senegal Camara 30 Non-EU 2007 10 0 2008 Loan
40 CF England Sears 17 EU 2007 7 1 Youth system
  • Last updated: 11 May 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).
  • Player must own an EU passport or be a full, current, 'A' international to legally play in English football. (Source)
  • Squad size is unlimited.

Squad statistics[edit]

Player Total Premier League FA Cup Football League Cup
No.
P
Nat.
Name
Sts
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
1 GK England Green 41 41 38 2 1
2 RB Australia Neill 40 40 34 2 4
5 CB England Ferdinand 26 29 2 25 2 2 2
6 CB England Upson 33 33 1 29 1 2 2
3 LB Northern Ireland McCartney 44 44 1 38 1 2 4
7 RM Sweden Ljungberg 25 28 2 25 2 1 2
17 CM England Mullins 37 39 34 1 4
16 CM England Noble 28 36 3 31 3 2 3
34 LM Portugal Boa Morte 23 32 1 27 1 4 1
12 CF England Cole 25 37 5 31 4 2 4 1
9 CF England Ashton 24 35 12 31 10 2 2 2
8 CM England Parker 19 20 1 18 1 2
11 LM England Etherington 18 21 3 18 3 2 1
29 RM England Bowyer 15 20 4 15 4 2 3
15 RM Peru Solano 14 23 4 23 4
18 RB United States Spector 13 28 26 1 1
25 CF England Zamora 12 14 1 13 1 1
4 CB Wales Gabbidon 11 14 10 4
10 CF Wales Bellamy 8 9 4 8 2 1 2
14 RB Ghana Pantsil 5 17 14 1 2
30 CB England Tomkins 5 6 6
20 RM France Faubert 4 8 7 1
33 CF Senegal Camara 3 10 10
19 CB Wales Collins 3 5 3 2
21 GK England Wright 3 3 3
32 MF England Dyer 3 3 2 1
40 CF England Sears 1 7 1 7 1
39 CM England Collison 1 2 2
28 LM England Reid 4 1 1 2
23 GK England Walker
24 CB Scotland Dailly
31 CF England Ephraim
Own goals 3 3
33 GK Czech Republic Štěch
27 CB England Davenport
45 CB England Spence
26 CM Scotland Quashie
22 MF England Stokes


Last updated: 11 May 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 9 Dean Ashton 10 2 12
2 England 12 Carlton Cole 4 1 5
3 England 29 Lee Bowyer 4 4
= Peru 15 Nolberto Solano 4 4
= Wales 10 Craig Bellamy 2 2 4
6 England 11 Matthew Etherington 3 3
= England 16 Mark Noble 3 3
8 England 5 Anton Ferdinand 2 2
= Sweden 7 Fredrik Ljungberg 2 2
= Northern Ireland 3 George McCartney 1 1
= England 8 Scott Parker 1 1
= England 40 Freddie Sears 1 1
10 England 6 Matthew Upson 1 1
= England 25 Bobby Zamora 1 1
= Portugal 34 Luis Boa Morte 1 1
= Own goals 3 3

Last updated: 11 May 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
29 RM England Bowyer 7 1
34 LM Portugal Boa Morte 6 1
12 CF England Cole 9
2 RB Australia Neill 7
16 CM England Noble 6
14 RB Ghana Pantsil 5
3 LB Northern Ireland McCartney 5
15 RM Peru Solano 3
18 RB United States Spector 3
17 CM England Mullins 3
7 RM Sweden Ljungberg 3
8 CM England Parker 3
10 CF Wales Bellamy 2
4 CB Wales Gabbidon 2
11 LM England Etherington 2
1 GK England Green 2
6 CB England Upson 2
37 CF Senegal Camara 1
5 CB England Ferdinand 1
20 RM France Faubert 1
25 CF England Zamora 1

Last updated: 11 May 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)
28 4-4-2 1-12, 19-22, 26, 30-31, 35-36, 38-44
14 4-4-1-1 13-18, 25, 27-29, 32-34, 37
2 4-5-1 23-24

Last updated: 11 May 2008
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches
Only competitive matches.


Starting 11[edit]

Considering starts in all competitions[1]