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West Ham United (Soccer team)

LC control no.n 86010411
Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingWest Ham United (Soccer team)
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Variant(s)West Ham (Soccer team)
West Ham Football Club (Soccer team)
West Ham United F.C. (Soccer team)
Hammers (Soccer team)
Irons (Soccer team)
See alsoPredecessor: Thames Ironworks FC
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Beginning date1900
Associated countryGreat Britain England
Associated placeStratford (London, England) Upton Park (London, England) West Ham (London, England)
LocatedLondon (England)
Field of activitySoccer
Found inKorr, C.P. West Ham United, c1986: t.p. (Football club) p. 1 (founded in 1900)
May, P. West Ham, 2002.
Iron in the blood, 2005: t.p. (Thames Ironworks FC, the club that became West Ham United) p.86 (West Ham Football Club Company Limited)
East End heroes, stateside kings, c2008: jkt. (West Ham United; Hammers)
Wikipedia, viewed 20 May 2021 (West Ham United F.C.; West Ham United Football Club; English professional club based in Stratford, East London; founded in 1895 as Thames Ironworks F.C. and reformed in 1900 as West Ham United, reflecting the West Ham, London district where they played; continued to play their games at the Memorial Grounds, Plaistow, then moved to Boleyn Ground, Upton Park, in 1904; moved to the London Stadium in 2016; because of the original "works team" roots and links (still represented upon the club badge), they are still known as "the Irons" or "the Hammers")
Associated languageeng