Downing call-up: Here’s the 39 England Irons


DowningHeartiest congratulations to Stewart Downing from all at ClaretandHugh on his call-up to the England squad for the games against Slovenia and Scotland later this month.

Should he be selected for either of both games he will become the 39th Iron to represent his country and bring the total number of claret and blue caps to 415 or 416.

Here’s the other illustrious Hammers who have represented the nation

George Webb (1911), 2 Caps

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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  • orbearider66 says:

    There’s something wrong seeing Paul Konchesky’s name on the list but not Mark Noble’s.

  • gavdines91 says:

    One of my mates grandads is Ken Brown – she was out drinking with him the other day and sending me snaps of them drunk together, seems like a nice bloke!

  • New606 says:

    Illustrious list, syd puddefoot is missing though, he played in the victory internationals against Scotland and Wales before going on to be the worlds most expensive footballer

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