West Ham top scorers: Vic Watson is the all-time top scorer of The Hammers
Who are all-time West Ham top scorers?
Vic Watson is the all-time top scorer of West Ham. He played more than 505 matches for West Ham and scored a total of 326 goals, far ahead of the second, Geoff Hurst with 252 goals.
Who in West Ham scores the most goals in the 2020-21 season?
Tomas Soucek is the top goalscorer of West Ham United this season. Tomas, along with Michail Antonio, each has scored 10 goals in the Premier League 2021. In the most recent match, on 20 May, West Ham met West Bromwich Albion and Tomas is the player who brought one of three goals for West Ham.
Fundamentals about West Ham United F.C.
This section will provide more basic information about West Ham, from their origin to the most typical titles they have obtained in their career up to the present.
West Ham United Football Club is a professional football club based in Stratford, East London, England. The club was founded on 29 June 1895 as Thames Ironworks. Five years later, on 5 July 1900, they got the current name as West Ham United. They are currently playing at London Stadium with a 60,000-seat capacity as their home ground, which was the Boleyn Ground from 1904 for more than a century.
West Ham’s manager this season is David Moyes, who used to be the coach of many top-flight football clubs worldwide, such as Man Utd, Real Sociedad, or Everton.
West Ham F.C
West Ham United is currently participating in the prestigious Premier League. Before officially joining the Football League, they played in the Southern League and Western League. They won three seasons of the FA Cup, in 1964, 1975, and 1980, and twice became the runners-up of this competition. West Ham is one of the eight football clubs that have never been relegated below the second tier.
For further details about the achievements of West Ham:
1. Domestic competitions
Football League First Division/Premier League
- Highest placing: 3rd 1985–86
Football League Second Division/Football League Championship
- Champions (2): 1957–58, 1980–81
- Runners-up (3): 1922–23, 1990–91, 1992–93
- Play-off Winners (2): 2005, 2012
Southern League First Division:
- Highest placing: 3rd 1912–13
Western Football League:
- Champions (1): 1906–07
- Section A Champions (1): 1906–07
- Winners (3): 1963–64, 1974–75, 1979–80
- Runners-up (2): 1922–23, 2005–06
- Runners-up (2): 1965–66, 1980–81
FA Charity Shield:
- Winners (1): 1964 (shared)
- Runners-up (2): 1975, 1980
Football League War Cup:
- Winners (1): 1940
Southern Floodlit Cup:
- Winners (1): 1956
- Runners-up (1): 1960
London Challenge Cup
- Winners (9): 1924–25, 1925–26, 1929–30, 1946–47, 1948–49, 1952–53, 1956–57, 1967–68, 1968–69
Essex Professional Cup:
- Winners (3): 1951, 1955 (Trophy shared), 1959
- Runners-up: 1952, 1958
London Charity Cup
- Runners-up (1): 1902
Hammers in Wartime
- Champions (1): 1916–17
- Runners-up (2): 1915–16 (Supplementary Tournament), 1917–18
League South A:
- Runners-up (1): 1939–40
League South C:
- Runners-up (1): 1939–40
Regional League South:
- Runners-up (1): 1940–41
- Runners-up (2): 1943–44, 1944–45
As Thames Ironworks F.C.
Southern League Division Two
- Winners (1): 1898–99
- London Champions (1): 1898–99
- Winners (1): 1897–98
- Runners-up (1): 1896–97
West Ham Charity Cup
- Winners (1): 1896
- Runners-up (1): 1897
European Cup Winners Cup
- Winners (1): 1964–65
- Runners-up (1): 1975–76
UEFA Intertoto Cup
- Winners (1): 1999
Anglo-Italian League Cup
- Runners-up (1): 1975
International Soccer League
- Winners (1): 1963
American Challenge Cup
- Runners-up (1): 1963
- BBC Sports Personality of the Year Team Award: 1965
- Honorary Degree (awarded to the club) in 2009 by the University of East London