Four more Hammers confirm Boleyn ground return

garyoneillFormer Hammers Gary O’Neil and Jimmy Walker hasve joined Ravel Morrison and Carlton Cole by confirming they will play in the Mark Noble  testimonial on the 28th March.

Gary O’Neil tweeted out “One last visit to The Boleyn Ground. Honoured to have been invited to the main man’s testimonial! Mark Noble top player and top guy

walkerJimmy Walker added on his twitter account:” Great catch up with King Nobes absolutely buzzing to say I’ll be dustin the gloves off for his well deserved testimonial

Can’t wait to be back out there with the gloves on mate!! Especially for Nobes

Earlier today, Ravel Morrison and Carlton Cole confirmed their participation in Nobe’s testimonial.

Rio Ferdinand and Trevor Sinclair announced they were taking part earlier this week.  Paolo Di Canio and Joe Cole have are also thought to have been approached by Noble and have accepted.

Jimmy Walker joined West Ham on a free transfer in 2004 , he was released in June 2009 and joined Spurs briefly as their third choice keeper.  He was a second choice keeper for much of Hammers career but made 15 appearances in total. Walker gained fame from West Ham fans on saving a penalty taken by Frank Lampard in the League Cup in October 2004.

Gary O’Neil completed a move to West Ham on a two-and-a-half year contract in January 2011.In June 2013 O’Neil was released by West Ham after playing 48 games and scoring 3 goals. The 32 year old went on to join QPR and now plays for Norwich City.


About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called A Blogger on a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter