Tuesday is going to be one of the most emotional days in West Ham’s history.
112 years after playing their first ever game at the Boleyn Ground – a comfortable 3-0 victory over rivals Millwall – the Hammers will play their 2,398th and final home game before moving to the Olympic Stadium in Stratford.
Slaven Bilic’s men host Manchester United on Tuesday evening in what is also a tough battle to see who can finish in the top four, though West Ham’s shock defeat to Swansea last week all but ended their hopes of place in next season’s Champions League. However, a win for the Hammers will strengthen their chances of finishing in the top six at the very least. Every cloud.
But all that aside, West Ham’s record at the Boleyn Ground turns out to be pretty impressive indeed. They boast a home win percentage of 53%, a goal difference of +1,804 and have only lost 541 games in 112 years – that’s an average of 5.3 home defeats every calendar year.
They also averaged per calendar year