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West Ham led the way with Ray Wilkins tribute

West Ham’s away army of 3,000 supporters at Stamford Bridge led the way for the tributes to Ray Wilkins at Stamford Bridge. Hammers in the away end were first to join in the applause for the 61-year-old before the official one-minute tribute began at kick off and joined in again at the eight-minute mark to show their respect.

It was also West Ham fans that initiated the song ”There’s only one Ray Wilkins’ at Stamford Bridge with home fans soon joining in.

The act of solidarity went down well with Chelsea fans on social media who showed their appreciation of West Ham fans support.

Fair play to West Ham fans, didn’t expect anything else from them. R.I.P Ray

Respect to West ham true class

Sat right near you guys – fair play and respect both before game and in 8 minutes – true fans

Magnificent great club way great fans well done ….respect

Brilliant, well done. Proper fans, proper club

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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 MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, 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