BILLY BONDS: 1967-1988
APPEARANCES 799 GOALS 61
“Six feet two, eyes of blue, Billy Bonds is after you” His first ever appearance for West Ham was a testimonial match for Ken Brown and in the same month he made his League debut against Sheffield Wednesday in the opening game of the 1967–68 season.Scored going on to score 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 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’ – 1971, 1974, 1975 and 1987.