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2007–08 West Ham United F.C. season

West Ham United
2007–08 season
Chairman Björgólfur Guðmundsson
Manager Alan Curbishley
Premier League 10th
FA Cup Third round
League Cup Fifth round
Top goalscorer League:
Dean Ashton (10)
All:
Dean Ashton (12)
Highest home attendance 34,996 (25 November vs Tottenham Hotspur)
Lowest home attendance 25,774 (26 September vs Plymouth Argyle)
Average home league attendance 33,898
Home colours
Away colours

This 2007–08 season saw West Ham United F.C. compete in the Premier League, where the club finished in 10th place.

Players

Squad information

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Since
App
Goals
Ends
Transfer fee
Notes
1 GK  ENG Green 27 EU 2006 68 0 2012 £2m
21 GK  ENG Wright 29 EU 2007 3 0 Free
23 GK  ENG Walker 34 EU 2004 20 0 Bosman ruling
33 GK  CZE Štěch 17 EU 2006 0 0 2009 Undisclosed
2 RB  AUS Neill (captain) 29 Non-EU 2007 (Winter) 52 0 £1.5m
14 RB  GHA Paintsil 26 Non-EU 2006 24 0 Undisclosed
18 RB  USA Spector 21 Non-EU 2006 56 0 £0.5m
4 CB  WAL Gabbidon 28 EU 2005 75 0 2011 £3.5m combined
5 CB  ENG Ferdinand 22 EU 2002 163 5 2010 Youth system
6 CB  ENG Upson 28 EU 2007 (Winter) 35 1 £6m
19 CB  WAL Collins 24 EU 2005 41 2 2011 £3.5m combined
24 CB  SCO Dailly 33 EU 2001 (Winter) 191 4 £1.75m
27 CB  ENG Davenport 24 EU 2007 (Winter) 16 0 £3m
30 CB  ENG Tomkins 18 EU 2005 6 0 Youth system
45 CB  ENG Spence 17 EU 2007 0 0 Youth system
3 LB  NIR McCartney 26 EU 2006 69 1 £0.6m
7 RM  SWE Ljungberg (VC) 30 EU 2007 28 2 2011 £3m
15 RM  PER Solano 32 Non-EU 2007 23 4 2008 Free
20 RM  FRA Faubert 24 EU 2007 8 0 2012 £6.1m
29 RM  ENG Bowyer 30 EU 2006 53 4 Free
32 RM  ENG Dyer 28 EU 2007 3 0 2011 £6m
8 CM  ENG Parker 26 EU 2007 20 1 2012 £7m
16 CM  ENG Noble 20 EU 2003 74 6 2011 Youth system
17 CM  ENG Mullins 28 EU 2003 192 6 £0.8m
22 CM  ENG Stokes 20 EU 2005 1 0 Youth system
26 CM  SCO Quashie 29 EU 2007 (Winter) 8 0 £1.75m
39 CM  WAL Collison 18 EU 2007 2 0 Youth system
11 LM  ENG Etherington 26 EU 2003 180 16 £0.5m
28 LM  ENG Reid 19 EU 2004 7 0 Youth system
34 LM  POR Boa Morte 30 EU 2007 (Winter) 48 2 £5m
9 CF  ENG Ashton 23 EU 2006 (Winter) 51 18 £7m
10 CF  WAL Bellamy 28 EU 2007 9 4 2012 £7.5m
12 CF  ENG Cole 23 EU 2006 58 8 Undisclosed
25 CF  ENG Zamora 26 EU 2004 148 39 2011 Undisclosed
31 CF  ENG Ephraim 19 EU 2004 1 0 Youth system
37 CF  SEN Camara 30 Non-EU 2007 10 0 2008 Loan
40 CF  ENG Sears 17 EU 2007 7 1 Youth system
  • Last updated: 11 May 2008
  • Source: footballdatabase.com (for EU passport, contract ending and transfer fee)
  • Ordered by position on pitch (from back right to front left).
  • Player must own an EU passport or be a full, current, 'A' international to legally play in
  • Squad size is unlimited.

Squad statistics

Player Total Premier League FA Cup Football League Cup
No.
P
Nat.
Name
Sts
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
App
Gls
1 GK  ENG Green 41 41 38 2 1
2 RB  AUS Neill 40 40 34 2 4
5 CB  ENG Ferdinand 26 29 2 25 2 2 2
6 CB  ENG Upson 33 33 1 29 1 2 2
3 LB  NIR McCartney 44 44 1 38 1 2 4
7 RM  SWE Ljungberg 25 28 2 25 2 1 2
17 CM  ENG Mullins 37 39 34 1 4
16 CM  ENG Noble 28 36 3 31 3 2 3
34 LM  POR Boa Morte 23 32 1 27 1 4 1
12 CF  ENG Cole 25 37 5 31 4 2 4 1
9 CF  ENG Ashton 24 35 12 31 10 2 2 2
8 CM  ENG Parker 19 20 1 18 1 2
11 LM  ENG Etherington 18 21 3 18 3 2 1
29 RM  ENG Bowyer 15 20 4 15 4 2 3
15 RM  PER Solano 14 23 4 23 4
18 RB  USA Spector 13 28 26 1 1
25 CF  ENG Zamora 12 14 1 13 1 1
4 CB  WAL Gabbidon 11 14 10 4
10 CF  WAL Bellamy 8 9 4 8 2 1 2
14 RB  GHA Pantsil 5 17 14 1 2
30 CB  ENG Tomkins 5 6 6
20 RM  FRA Faubert 4 8 7 1
33 CF  SEN Camara 3 10 10
19 CB  WAL Collins 3 5 3 2
21 GK  ENG Wright 3 3 3
32 MF  ENG Dyer 3 3 2 1
40 CF  ENG Sears 1 7 1 7 1
39 CM  ENG Collison 1 2 2
28 LM  ENG Reid 4 1 1 2
23 GK  ENG Walker
24 CB  SCO Dailly
31 CF  ENG Ephraim
Own goals 3 3
33 GK  CZE Štěch
27 CB  ENG Davenport
45 CB  ENG Spence
26 CM  SCO Quashie
22 MF  ENG Stokes


Last updated: 11 May 2008
Source: Competitive matches
Ordered by start team and position on pitch (from back right to front left)
0 shown as blank

Top scorers

Position Nation Number Name Premier League
goals
FA Cup
goals
League Cup
goals
Total
goals
1 England 9 Dean Ashton 10 2 12
2 England 12 Carlton Cole 4 1 5
3 England 29 Lee Bowyer 4 4
= Peru 15 Nolberto Solano 4 4
= Wales 10 Craig Bellamy 2 2 4
6 England 11 Matthew Etherington 3 3
= England 16 Mark Noble 3 3
8 England 5 Anton Ferdinand 2 2
= Sweden 7 Fredrik Ljungberg 2 2
= Northern Ireland 3 George McCartney 1 1
= England 8 Scott Parker 1 1
= England 40 Freddie Sears 1 1
10 England 6 Matthew Upson 1 1
= England 25 Bobby Zamora 1 1
= Portugal 34 Luis Boa Morte 1 1
= Own goals 3 3

Last updated: 11 May 2008
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches
Only competitive matches.

Disciplinary record

N
P
Nat.
Name
Notes
29 RM  ENG Bowyer 7 1
34 LM  POR Boa Morte 6 1
12 CF  ENG Cole 9
2 RB  AUS Neill 7
16 CM  ENG Noble 6
14 RB  GHA Pantsil 5
3 LB  NIR McCartney 5
15 RM  PER Solano 3
18 RB  USA Spector 3
17 CM  ENG Mullins 3
7 RM  SWE Ljungberg 3
8 CM  ENG Parker 3
10 CF  WAL Bellamy 2
4 CB  WAL Gabbidon 2
11 LM  ENG Etherington 2
1 GK  ENG Green 2
6 CB  ENG Upson 2
37 CF  SEN Camara 1
5 CB  ENG Ferdinand 1
20 RM  FRA Faubert 1
25 CF  ENG Zamora 1

Last updated: 11 May 2008
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches
Only competitive matches
sending offs by a direct red card.

Start formations

Qnt Formation Match(es)
28 4-4-2 1-12, 19-22, 26, 30-31, 35-36, 38-44
14 4-4-1-1 13-18, 25, 27-29, 32-34, 37
2 4-5-1 23-24

Last updated: 11 May 2008
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches
Only competitive matches.

Starting 11

Considering starts in all competitions[1]

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