Celebrating KUMB.com's 25 years in business, we bring you 'The KUMB Years'...'The KUMB Years' looks back at daily events to have taken place at West Ham United since Knees up Mother Brown first went online back in the summer of 1997. Three stories from yesteryear from the KUMB.com news archive for you to look back on, each and every day...
The KUMB Years: 22 years ago
West Ham secure a rare win at Elland Road, beating Leeds 1-0, even though Paolo Di Canio fails to travel with the squad. "He picked up a stomach upset or something and said he wasn't fit to travel," says Redknapp, "so we had to come without him."
The KUMB Years: 13 years ago
A report in The Sun claiming David Sullivan has placed a £40m bid for a 50% stake in West Ham United is denied by club sources. "West Ham's debts are frightening and nobody in their right mind would take on such a nightmare, so he's come up with an ingenious plan," says a spokesman.
The KUMB Years: 8 years ago
Stewart Downing becomes the first Hammer to represent England for nearly two years when he features in the 3-1 win against Scotland at Celtic Park. Played out of position, he is replaced at half time by Adam Lallana.
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