There’s little doubting that West Ham United are on the up these days. The Hammers have put together a wonderfully attacking squad, with one of the most exciting players on the continent plying his trade in East London.
They are an upwardly mobile outfit who are embracing the changing landscape of the Premier League.
A change of this nature is a good thing. A great thing.
But it doesn’t mean its an easy transition.
For tonight will see the last ever game played at Hammers’ beloved Boleyn Ground.
— West Ham News (@WHUFC_News) May 10, 2016
The move to the Olympic Stadium is without doubt a necessary one in order to the Irons to move forward in the long term.
— James Jones (@jj2388) May 10, 2016
— JMS (@JohnMarkSisman) May 10, 2016
Still, leaving Upton Park is a pull on the heartstrings, a ground where so much history has unfolded over the past 112 years.
Going to miss the old place. Like losing an old friend. #FarewellBoleyn
— 父Rohan父 (@RohanKoomar) May 10, 2016
— Soccer St. (@SoccerSt_) May 10, 2016
Manchester United roll into town in order to contest its final fixture. There surely won’t be a dry eye in the house.
— Andy Bowman (@bowmani19) May 10, 2016
— francesco mistrulli (@framis74) May 10, 2016
To give the ground the send off it deserves, we’ve compiled the 10 most emotional goodbyes on social media.
— Richard Bridge (@richardbridge7) May 10, 2016