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2011/12 in numbers


Filed: Sunday, 29th April 2012
By: Staff Writer


West Ham's 13 away wins in the Championship this season was a new club record. But how did the season compare to the rest in other areas?


Away wins

West Ham's 13 away wins this season is a new club record, beating the previous record set 55 years previously...

1. 2011/12: 13 wins (Championship, 46 game season)
2. 1957/58: 11 wins (Division Two, 42 game season)
3. 1922/23: 11 wins (Division Two, 42 game season)
4. 1926/27: 10 wins (Division One, 42 game season)


Points

Sam Allardyce's team were just one win shy of achieving the highest points total in a season by any West Ham side...

1. 1992/93: 88 points (Division One old, 46 game season)
2. 1990/91: 87 points (Division Two, 46 game season)
3. 2011/12: 86 points (Championship, 46 game season)
4. 1985/86: 84 points (Division One, 42 game season)


Away goals scored

Only twice before have West Ham scored more than 40 goals away from home in a single league season...

1. 1957/58: 45 goals (Division Two, 42 game season)
2. 1922/23: 42 goals (Division Two, 42 game season)
3. 1966/67: 40 goals (Division One, 42 game season)
4. 2011/12: 40 goals (Championship, 46 game season)


Away goals conceded

The 22 goals conceded by West Ham on their travels this season has only been bettered once previously in a 46 match league campaign...

1. 1990/91: 16 goals (Division Two, 46 game season)
2. 1980/81: 17 goals (Division Two, 42 game season)
3. 1920/21: 19 goals (Division Two, 42 game season)
4. 2011/12: 22 goals (Championship, 46 game season)


Away Defeats

West Ham's four defeats on their travels this season - at Southampton, Reading, Derby and Ipswich - has only been bettered once previously...

1. 1980/81: 3 defeats (Division Two, 42 game season)
2. 2011/12: 4 defeats (Championship, 46 game season)
3. 1990/91: 5 defeats (Division Two, 46 game season)
4. 2003/04: 6 defeats (Championship, 46 game season)


Total Defeats

Only twice before have West Ham lost less than eight league games in any one season...

1. 1980/81: 4 defeats (Division Two, 42 game season)
2. 1990/91: 7 defeats (Division Two, 46 game season)
3. 1957/58: 8 defeats (Division Two, 42 game season)
4. 2011/12: 8 defeats (Championship, 46 game season)


Goal Difference

West Ham's final goal difference of +33 was their best in 20 years - and their fifth highest of all time...

1. 1980/81: +50 (Division Two, 42 game season)
2. 1957/58: +47 (Division Two, 42 game season)
3. 1992/93: +40 (Division One old, 46 game season)
4. 1985/86: +34 (Division One, 42 game season)
5. 2011/12: +33 (Championship, 46 game season)


Finishing third

A West Ham team has only finished third in the league on two previous occasions. Additionally, West Ham have won a division twice and finished runners-up on three occasions...

1. 1934/35: Division Two
2. 1985/86: Division One
3. 2011/12: Championship


Championship Points

West Ham's points total for a third place finish in the Championship has been bettered by just four clubs in the last 20 years...

1. 1997/98: 90 points (Sunderland)
2. 1992/93: 88 points (Portsmouth)
3. 2000/01: 87 points (Bolton Wanderers); 1999/00: 87 points (Ipswich Town)
5. 2011/12: 86 points (West Ham Utd); 2001/02: 86 points (Wolves); 1998/99: 86 points (Ipswich)



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