The A to Z of West Ham United


Ok, it’s the international break and thus less stuff around the usual but we aim in entertain as well as inform so here’s an odd facts which amused us when we picked it up.

We believe we must be the ONLY club which over several years have had a player with a surname name starting with the first letter of the alphabet.

So here you go and thank you for this Mr Zabaleta:


Samassi Abou

Marco Boogers

Joe Cole

Julian Dicks

Matthew Etherington

Anton Ferdinand

Dale Gordon

Michael Hughes

Danny Ings

Matt Jarvis

Fredi Kanoute

Steve Lomas

Alvin Martin

Mark Noble

Pedro Obiang

Steve Potts

Nigel Quashie

Florin Raducioiu

Teddy Sheringham

Carlos Tevez

Matthew Upson

Enner Valencia

Danny Williamson

Xande Silva

Andriy Yarmolenko

Pablo Zabaleta

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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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