BILLY BONDS: 1967-1988
APPEARANCES 799 GOALS 61
“Six feet two, eyes of blue, Billy Bonds is after you”
His first appearance for West Ham in a testimonial match for Ken Brown in the same month and made his League debut against Sheffield Wednesday in the opening game of the 1967–68 season.Scored a hat-trick against Chelsea.in March 1974.
Bonds was appointed to the captain and led the club to an FA Cup final victory over Fulham in 1975. and also leading West Ham to a second FA Cup victory over First Division club Arsenal in 1980, becoming the only West Ham captain to lift the FA Cup on two occasions.
Hammer of the Year’ in 1971, 1974, 1975 and 1987