About West Ham United
West Ham United Football Club, one of the teams in the English Premier League, is located in the Newham district of East London and was founded in 1895. The team has won a total of three FA Cups and one European Cup Winners’ Cup.
West Ham United was in the 1970s and early 1990s in the top division, League One, and the second division, and were described as a “lifter”. West Bromwich Albion, the founding team of the Premier League, was also relegated. After two seasons in the Championship, West Ham United returned to the Premier League in 2005 through the promotion play-offs and finished runners-up in the FA Cup in their first season back in the Premier League. By 2011, West Ham United was again in the Championship but returned to the Premier League the following year via the promotion play-offs.
West Ham United’s progress and future
West Ham United has been described by the English media as a ‘football academy’. The team has been a veritable ‘star factory’ for the national team at all levels with many talented young players and this reputation has been officially accepted and carried on by the club.
Less than two years ago, West Ham United was mired in the relegation zone of the Premier League, with fans protesting at every game against their boss and David Moyes being asked to return to the club to replace Pellegrini.
Now, with the likes of Declan Rice, Jarrod Bowen, and Michail Antonio, the Hammers are in contention for a Champions League place, while performing well in the Europa League and Carabao Cup.
So, in this documentary, we delve into West Ham’s rise under the unpopular GSB regime, the reasons behind it, and what the future might hold for the club.