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ERNIE GREGORY (1938-59) & MERVYN DAY (1973–1979)

ERNIE GREGORY (1938-59) 

APPEARANCES  406

Gregory started playing for West Ham Boys and was recruited by Charlie Paynter during an English Trophy Final vs Preston North End at the Boleyn Ground.

He was in the promotion winning side to Division One in 1957–58 season.Gregory gained his only international cap in an England B match against France in 1952.

He remained at the Hammers after retiring. first coaching the reserves, then the first team and finally moving into team administration.

A loyal servant to the hammer’s for over 50 years.   R.I.P 父

MERVYN DAY (1973–1979)

APPEARANCES  237

Signed a professional contract with West Ham on the 29 August 1973 making his debut in a draw against Ipswich Town.

Day took over as first-choice Keeper from long serving Hammer (Bobby Ferguson) in the Mid-part of 70s and was the youngest goalkeeper to play in an FA Cup final when the Hammers beat Fulham 2.0 in 1975 – Also being named PFA Young Player of the Year in the same year.

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West Brom v West Ham – 8.15pm K.O Wednesday 19 May 2021

JIMMY RUFFELL ALBERT CADWELL (centre) TED HUFTON – 1924