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West Ham United Football Club
Club InfoGround: Boleyn Ground
Address: Green Street, Upton Park, London E13 9AZ
Tel: 020 8548 2748
Box Office: 0870 112 2700
Chairman: Terence Brown
Manager: Alan Pardew
Background / History
Known for years as `The Academy' after the club's ability to educate youngsters in the ways of the game, the Hammers have in the past couple of seasons augmented the home grown approach with a big infusion of expensive talent. The resulting mixture has often been explosive with striker Paulo Di Canio the main foreign hero and home grown stars Joe Cole, Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard all tipped for future international stardom.
Quick Fans GuideTrademark Chant: I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
Nickname: Hammers, Irons
Sworn Enemy: Tottenham, Arsenal
One word to the wise: Bottle
Insider info: Sing Sack the Board as soon as things turn bad again