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Post by cockney hammer » Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:13 am

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west ham fans celebrating the fa cup win 19880 against aresenal

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Post by johnnyb » Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:10 pm

Bloody hell, 40 years coming up.

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Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:03 pm

johnnyb wrote:Bloody hell, 40 years coming up.
I was 14 years old and enjoying our second FA Cup win in 5 years. Who would have thought we'd win fuckall for the next 40 years!!
I'd give my left bollock just to win the FA Cup one more time.

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Post by ageing hammer » Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:45 pm

Don't know where you pull them from Steve really love this thread :scarfer:

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Post by The Collector » Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:48 pm

cockney hammer wrote: west ham fans celebrating the fa cup win 1980 against arsenal
Isn’t the guy at the front wearing the Adidas shirt from the season after we beat arsenal?

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theold pocket programme for those old enough to remember

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Post by pharaoh » Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:44 pm

The Collector wrote:

Isn’t the guy at the front wearing the Adidas shirt from the season after we beat arsenal?
it is a generic adidas top which came out before the Adidas kit

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Post by Samba » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:43 pm

I used to love those Adidas tops.

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Post by Samba » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:49 pm

cockney hammer wrote:the old pocket programme for those old enough to remember
Remember the old one sheet 'programmes' for reserve games at UP?
I'm sure they were something silly like 2p!

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Post by Plashet Grove Pete » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:38 am

Blimey .... that's a pretty strong reserve team we were fielding!

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Post by hammerman11 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:42 am

Love this feature thanks for the pictures and memories. does make you yearn for yester year and a cup win.
How bad are we that we celebrate a cup win of 40 years ago ! was 15 then !

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Post by Samba » Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:29 pm

hammerman11 wrote:Love this feature thanks for the pictures and memories. does make you yearn for yester year and a cup win.
How bad are we that we celebrate a cup win of 40 years ago ! was 15 then !
We got a bit spoilt with '64, '75 & '80, h..
If someone had said to me in '80, 'make the most of this, you'll not be winning it again for at least, the next 40 years', I wouldn't have believed them. No way. It's not that we feel entitled, it's more that during those years, we were always in with half a chance, every season. Usually a good cup team, rather than a strong league team.
Against the BIG money teams, it's now so much harder & rarer to do. That combined with a series of managers not prepared to 'go for it', you might wonder if we'll EVER, win it again.
Of course, we did win it in 2006, until....

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