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Farewell Boleyn

Bazza: Davids will take Irons higher and higher

Barry Fry remains as close to the two Davids today as he was at Birmingham City where, despite being fired, the laugh-a-minute Peterborough Director of Football has maintained a long friendship with the Irons owners. He was a guest at the prestige pre-season friendly against Juventus. The Hammers always give Posh a pre-season friendly and […]

Upton Park crowd go wild

Watch the amazing crowd reaction following the Michail Antonio header against Manchester United in the last ever game at the Boleyn.

The Ultimate Final Game Video

Our partners over at hammerschat.com have released their farewell Boleyn video and it’s certainly original. This video was recorded at the last ever game at Upton Park and includes some exclusive footage. Covering all the usual match-day stop-offs like Nathans and Queens, into the stadium and finishing with Winston Reids winner this really does cover the […]

Live Boleyn Pics: Irons history under the hammer

Claret andHugh Facebook forum member Graham Hatt has been tracking affairs at the final Boleyn Auction – here’s some pics and a guide to what is currently attracting some serious bidding. Lot 66 is Martin Peters 1966 Track Suit used at World Cup Tournament Lot 36 is Gold Medallion given to Bobby Moore after 1965 […]

Pete’s farewell – an honour and privilege

          By Pete Ellis Thank you Boleyn  Thanks for that first visit vs Brighton In The ZDS cup on a cold November night. Thank you for the trips to the north back with the 6th formers when I was just 12, being ushered to the front. Thanks for the protests against […]

Farewell Boleyn: Wolves fans move our hearts

By Peter Ellis Most poignant memory for me was in the most tragic of circumstances. My dad and two elder brothers took me to a game versus Wolves. Why would a game versus Wolverhampton’s finest be stuck in the memory to this extent? Quite simply, it was not a football match. It was instead a […]

Farewell Boleyn: Thank you Scotty Parker

Reader Ben Kelly is the latest CandH reader to give us his favourite Boleyn memory! Please send yours to claretandhugh@gmail.com It was in 1997 that I experienced my first Boleyn Ground game at the tender age of seven alongside my aunt and uncle, both of which desperate to secure my allegiances to West Ham United. […]

Farewell Boleyn: Memories are made of this!

ClaretandHugh invited readers to send their memories of the Boleyn as the old lady clears her throat for the final farewell.   Follower David Edwards will bring a lump to the throats of many as he recalls his days as a Hammer. Please send your memories to claretandhugh@gmail.com. Dave writes: . Standing in the old […]

Farewell Boleyn: Ince beats Liverpool

Liverpool v west ham in Cup clashes don’t leave may happy mmories – 2006 remains particularly raw! I can remember being at the 1981 League Cup Final games, where yet again we payed above ourselves but again came up short. Howev, on a November night back in 1988 West Ham faced Liverpool in a league […]

Farewell Boleyn: Famous FA Cup tie victory

With the Hammers visiting Liverpool this weekend in The F.A Cup, we look back to another great cup victory in our history. This photo is from inside the dressing room is at Stamford Bridge after the replay victory over Ipswich Town in the semi final with two goal hero  21 year old Alan Taylor  centre […]