West Ham United Football Club
- Nickname(s): The Hammers, The Irons, The Academy of Football
- Founded: 1895 as Thames Ironworks
- Ground: Boleyn Ground (Upton Park) (Capacity: 35,303)
- Manager: Avram Grant
- West Ham United Football Club is an association football club based in Upton Park, East London.
- The club have played home matches at the Boleyn Ground stadium since 1904.
- The club was founded in 1895 as the Thames Ironworks FC and reformed in 1900 as West Ham United. They initially competed in the Southern League and Western League before joining the full Football League in 1919 and subsequently enjoyed promotion to the top flight for the 1923 season.
- 1992/93 – Join Premier League
- 1994/95 – Harry Redknapp replaces Billy Bonds as manager
- 2001/02 – Glenn Roeder becomes manager
- 2002/03 – Trevor Brooking installed as caretaker manager
- 2002/03 – Relegated from Barclaycard Premiership
- 2003/04 – Alan Pardew appointed manager
- 2004/05 – Promoted to Barclays Premiership via play-offs
- 2005/06 – Reach FA Cup final losing on penalties to Liverpool after 3-3 draw
- 2006/07 – An Icelandic consortium fronted by Eggert Magnusson buys the club
- 2006/07 – Alan Curbishley takes charge
- 2007/08 – Magnusson sells his stake in the club and Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson takes over as Chairman.
- 2008/09 – Curbishley resigns and is replaced by Gianfranco Zola.
- 2009/10 – David Sullivan and David Gold take ownership of the club, in January 2010. Zola was sacked and in May 2010, Avram Grant is appointed the club’s new manager.
- 2010/11 – Avram Grant appointed manager.
- 2011/ – Sam Allardyce appointed manager after Grant sacked.