A Series of books by Author Tim Crane documenting The West Ham Years...

A Series of books by Author Tim Crane documenting The West Ham Years...

Featuring famous players and managers from across the Decades including Bobby Moore, John Lyall, Billy Bonds and many many more.

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They Played with Billy Bonds – The West Ham Years

They Played with Billy Bonds – The West Ham Years

On April 30, 1988 the curtain came down on one of the most remarkable careers ever seen at West Ham United. Billy Bonds, aged 41 years and 225 days set a marker of 799 appearances, two FA Cup final successes, one promotion, a League Cup final, European Cup Winners Cup final, four Hammer of the Year awards, 61 goals and the capturing of hearts, minds and souls of millions of Hammers supporters the world over. A unique contribution from a giant in the Club’s history.

102 first team Hammers played their part in Billy’s journey. Here is their story…

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They Played for John Lyall – The West Ham Years

They Played for John Lyall – The West Ham Years

Between 1974 and 1989 John Lyall took West Ham United fans on an emotional rollercoaster ride. FA Cup highs and relegation lows were interspersed with European campaigns and an emphatic 1981 promotion season. League Cup final controversy left a bitter taste while the unprecedented 1985-86 season set a new standard. 77 Hammers played their part in that journey. Here is their story…

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They Played with Bobby Moore – The West Ham Years

They Played with Bobby Moore – The West Ham Years

Bobby Moore played with 89 Hammers in West Ham’s first team. His teammates have never forgotten the experience and for the first time their stories and unpublished photographs have been showcased in one book. Every attic, suitcase and shoe box has been explored to provide West Ham fans with the most comprehensive bank of memories from that golden age. They Played with Bobby Moore preserves the colossal contribution made by the Hammers’ legend through the men who shared centre stage with him from September 1958 until January 1974. Here is their story…

Reprint Available April 2021
⭑ TESTIMONIALS ⭑

I’d trust Billy Bonds with my life

Sir Trevor Brooking

I’d forgotten half of those players! I’m really happy with the book

Billy Bonds

Every page packs a punch!

Brian Dear - West Ham United striker, European Cup Winners Cup winner

The best covers since Sargeant Peppers!

Tony Hogg – Author of The Who’s Who of West Ham United

They’ve got their copy…

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