by John Helliar & Clive Leatherdale
(October 2009) Hardback. 240x159mm
576 pages. Illustrated
This is two books for the price of
The first half is a narrative history of the club since 1958 by John Helliar, West Ham FC's official historian. The second half is an expanded edition of From Greenwood to Redknapp: Match by Match. Eleven extra seasons of statistics are included to it: 1958-1961 and 1997-2009.
"The greatest ever book on West
Ham United?" Essex Courier.
"Nobody holds more knowledge of the club's progress than John Helliar ... a concise and original look-back ... a must for any Hammers fans." Hammers News.
"If you were hoping to impress your friends, this is essential reading." Newham Recorder.
"A cracking read." West Ham match programme.
"The second half is an incredible in-depth compilation of statistics." Jim Munro, The Sunday Times.
"An exhaustive record." Brian Glanville, World Soccer.
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