Adidas took over as West Ham's kit supplier for their first season back in the top division and their new strips featured the redesigned crest in full. Oxford University in the FA Cup final of 1877 and won an England cap two A part of the online history of football kit from English Premier League and all over the world. Socks: White topped off with claret and two thin light blue strips. : White topped off with blue an claret stripe. These have become the predominant colours of the Hammers ever since and remained so throughout the remainder of the 20th Century and into the New Millennium. In October 2011, negotiations over the Olympic Stadium collapsed after an anonymous complaint to the European Commission was made, alleging that a Â£40m loan from Newham Council broke EU rules on state aid. This new kit did not capture the imagination of the fans and was replaced as first choice change strip after just one season. Similar in style to the previous offering, slightly remodelled to include pinstripes which were all the rage in the 80’s. The club was allowed to continue playing at the Ironworks sports ground for a generous rent and Arnold Hills became the president of the new West There is, however, no evidence that the team ever wore their new shirts. Adidas took over as West Ham's kit supplier for their first season back in the top division and their new strips featured the redesigned crest in full. The vermilion stockings have been replaced by black and a red stripe is run down the leg of the trousers", Source: The West Ham Guardian dated Saturday 12th January 1901 for the West Ham United v. Liverpool English Cup game reported, "It was just upon time that the light blue shirted Hammers took the field, followed by Liverpool in salmon pink. new yoked strip, designed by Admiral, in this match. A West Ham United side took on an F.A. A new third strip was launched for the 1994-95 campaign. Traditional claret style with blue sleeves topped with claret stripes, Shorts: White with three claret side stripes, Socks: White topped off with three claret stripes. Side panel and under-arm panels of Blue completed the kit. White and light blue shoulder flashes, also repeated on the sleeves combined with light blue piping. The shirt was completed by a simple claret crew neck and cuffs to create a brilliant modern restyling of Hammers fans’ favourite away kit. The Hammers wore an unorthodox blue and white striped away kit. : Claret with navy blue trim and side panels that included the Pony logo and club badge. This was dropped in 1983 in favour of a simple crossed hammer design but it was reinstated in 1985. : Claret with navy side panels with Pony and club badge. Pony’s first away strip saw a return to the classic Hammers change strip of the 60s. Ironworks FC. To mark their last season at the Boleyn Ground (also known as Upton Park) in 2015-16, the club commissioned Umbro to supply a specially made strip based on the historical version worn when West Ham moved into the ground in 1904 complete with a commemorative crest, which would be retired at the end of the season. During this period the team wore their classic claret and blue shirts with plain white shorts and socks although alternative socks (claret with light blue tops from 1967-68 and then, from 1970-71, plain light blue) were used when playing teams in white stockings. Nine years later, Socks: Blue topped with two claret stripes. This strip turned out to be last last for Adidas. : White with Claret and Blue side panels, Bukta logo and club badge. West Ham were no exception and introduced a new away kit in a curious colour. Large light blue panel ran down each side of the shirt with a shadow pinstripe which ran through the shirt fabric. : Claret with blue and white chevron side panels, club badge and Bukta logos to front. Shorts: White with side panels of claret and blue with Pony logo and club badge. : White topped off with claret and two thin light blue strips. This was perhaps the earliest example of alternates being used regularly when socks clashed in the Football League. With the club relegated to Division Two in 1992-93 local car dealers Dagenham Motors became the new shirt sponsors. Pony’s first attempt mirrored the classic West Ham designs of the 60s and 70s with a striped crew neck, light blue sleeves and the Pony ‘tick’ trademark shadow pattern running through the shirt and one large ‘tick’ across the chest. to Division Two when the League was expanded after World War One. The mid-90s saw a strange trend for ecru kits emerge throughout the football world. final for the second time but lost to Anderlecht. The club celebrated its centenary in 1995 and a commemorative crest was introduced which, in the fashion of the time, placed the entire device inside a second shield. In June 1900, the club was formally wound up. Dove won but the Villa men could not pay the wager so one three key members of England's victorious World Cup winning side, Martin They have had some memorable names pass through their team including Rio Ferdinand, Frank Lampard and Carlos Tevez. Following the mid-90s trend, the club badge was now housed within an additional shield. In 2011, the Hammers were relegated to the Championship, throwing further doubt on the viability of the proposed move. Premier League ... 2020-21 Away. West Ham United are delighted to unveil the Club’s Commemorative 125th Anniversary Umbro Away kit, which the Hammers will wear in the 2020/21 season. A special Memorial shirt was also commissioned for the occasion, with club manufacturers Pony designing a similar style shirt to that season's kit, minus the Pony tick logo across the chest. In 1923 As with the home kit, the majority of the season saw the kit unsponsored. A year after his death a Memorial Match was held on 7th March 1994 to remember one of the greatest defenders ever to play the game. The only change over the previous seasons design is the introduction of the script Bukta logo to the shirt and shorts. The club was renamed West Ham United Football Club. Shorts: Blue with three claret side stripes and included the club’s initials ‘WHUFC’ and Adidas logo, Socks: Blue topped off with three claret stripes and Adidas logo. It was quite a development design-wise from any previous Hammers kits – white with claret sleeves and V-neck, trimmed with navy blue. In 1987 the colours were changed from gold on blue to … of them pinched a set of claret and blue shirts from his club (he was White was added as trim to the collar and cuffs and a fine shadow stripe was included. West Ham. This match is probably the first in which the famous crossed hammers appeared. With the club struggling for survival in their first season back in Division One. The crossed hammers would only last for the lifespan of the kit and was not carried over into future designs. Pony delved further into the club’s archives to produce their next home kit. "Castle blue" shirts, white knickers and vermillion socks became the team's colours until 1900 (the colours of the Castle Mail Packet Shipping Co). Alongside the Home kit, the Away kit is inspired by the Club’s golden period of the 1960s, during which the east Londoners won the FA Cup and European Cup Winners’ Cup and provided three members of England’s 1966 FIFA World Cup-winning team glory, the 125th Anniversary Away kit is a modern twist on the strip worn by all-time greats Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters. West Ham’s first away strip of the decade was a clean classic all white design. A year later they reached the European Cup Winners' Cup they won the FA Cup for the first time, beating Preston North End 3-2. A quick return to the top flight would be necessary if the club were to attract crowds sufficiently large for a ground with a planned capacity of 60,000. Shorts: White and edge with claret band at bottom, Pony logo and club badge. This strip therefore would always be associated with the “Boys of 86” Sleek and stylish in design. Football Kit Archive West Ham Kit History. There is a story that in the summer of 1899 Bill Dove, silverware, winning the FA Cup by beating Fulham (now captained by Bobby Shorts: Claret with blue and white chevron side panels, club badge and Bukta logos to front. Socks: Claret and blue hoped were worn rather than traditional white. Shorts: Claret with navy side panels with Pony and club badge. : Blue topped off with one claret stripe. in the final. A bright pattern of diagonal claret and blue bars topped with an identical shadow pattern to that of the home and away kits. Paired with the shorts and socks, it made a very distinctive outfit. West Ham United and England captain Bobby Moore died from bowel cancer in February 1993. Collection (2003), f Bury Pony logo and club badge. : White with side panels of claret and blue with Pony logo and club badge. Shorts: White with blue side panel, Scoreline logo finished with claret trim and club’s initials ‘WHUFC’, Socks: White topped off with two claret stripes. Shorts: Unusually claret were worn instead of blue. White and blue panels to side with Bukta logo and club badge. Same sophisticated design as the home strip but in white with claret piping and trim. & Shipbuilding Company decided to form a works team to be called Thames The mid-90s saw a strange trend for ecru kits emerge throughout the football world.