West Ham United - Season Overview 2015-2016

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LP = League Position.


Sam Allardyce leaves by mutual consent.
Carlton Cole, Guy Demel, Jussi Jaaskelainen, Nene plus young professionals Kieran Bywater, Sean Maguire, Paul McCallum and Dan Potts all released by the club.
Slaven Bilic appointed new West Ham manager.
Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph joins from Birmingham City.
Midfielder Pedro Obiang signed from Sampadoria.
France international midfielder Dimitri Payet joins from Marseille.
Julian Dicks joins the coaching staff.
Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna has joined West Ham ahead of Everton in an £8million deal.
Attacker Manuel Lanzini completes year-long loan move to West Ham from UAE Club Al Jazira.


JULY 2015

02nd FC Lusitans (Andorra) (h). Round 1: 1st Leg. 3-0. Sakho (2), Tomkins.
09th FC Lusitans (a). Round 1: 2nd Leg. 1-0. Lee.

Sakho sent off, Lee scores his first goal for the hammers first team

16th Birkirkara FC (Malta) (h). Round 2: 1st Leg. 1-0. Tomkins.
23rd Birkirkara FC (a). Round 2: 2nd Leg. 0-1. (1-1. aet 5-4 pens).

Tomkins sent off. We win penalty shoot-out!

30th FC Astra Giurgiu (Romania) (h). Round 3: 1st Leg. 2-2. Valencia, Zárate.

Collins sent off!!!! WTF?


06th FC Astra Giurgiu (a). Round 3: 2nd Leg. 1-2. Lanzini.

West Ham exit Europa League!


JULY 2015

11th Peterborough Utd (a). 3-3. Noble, Sakho, Samuelsen.
18th Southend Utd (a). 3-2. Payet (2), OG.
21st Colchester Utd (a). 0-1.
25th Charlton Athletic (a). 0-0.
28th Norwich City (a). 1-0. OG.


02nd Werder Bremen (h). 1-2. Sakho.


09th Arsenal (a). 2-0. Kayoute, Zárate.

Reece Oxford makes his debut at 16.

celebrations at arsenalkouyate scores at arsenal

15th Leicester City (h). 1-2. Payet.

Goalkeeper Adrian sent off!

22nd Bournemouth (h). 3-4. Noble, Kouyate, Miaga.

Kevin Nolan leaves West Ham by mutual consent.
Modibo Maiga goes to Al Nassr.

29th Liverpool (a). 3-0. Lanzini, Noble, Sakho. LP:7th.

Our first win at Anfield for 52 years, but Noble sent off...
Noble's red card is receeded a few days later.

Lanzini acores at liverpoolliverpool celebrations


Alex Song resigns on another season-long loan from Barcelona.
Victor Moses - season-long loan from Chelsea.
Nikica Jelavic - £2.5m from Hull City.
Michail Antonio - £7m from Nottm Forest.


14th Newcastle United (h). 2-0. Payet x2. LP:5th.

We've got Payet!

19th Manchester City (a). 2-1. Moses, Sakho. LP:2nd!

Arsenal, Liverpool... and now Man City! 3 aways wins on the trot.

Moses celebrates

22nd Leicester City (a). Capital One Cup. 1-2 (aet). Zárate.
26th Norwich City (h). 2-2. Sakho, Kouyaté. LP:3rd.

Kouyaté scores in injury time to save a point!


03rd Sunderland (a). 2-2. Jenkinson, Payet. LP:5th.

Came back from 2-0 down!

Morgan Amalfitano leaves West Ham by mutual consent.

17th Crystal Palace (a). 3-1. Jenkinson, Lanzini, Payet. LP:4th.

jenkinson celebrates

24th Chelsea (h). 2-1. Zaraté, Carroll. LP:3rd.

Carroll comes off the bench to score a late winner!

zarate scores!Andy Carroll

31st Watford (a). 0-2. LP:5th.

Collins sent off.


07th Everton (h). 1-1. Lanzini. LP:6th.

Payet taken out by McCarthy and has to go off. Valencia also injured!
Payet out for 3 months!

bad tackle on payet

22nd Tottenham (a). 1-4. Lanzini. LP:6th.
29th West Brom (h). 1-1. Zaraté.

Sakho injured again! The injury list grows.


05th Manchester United (a). 0-0. LP:6th.

Lanzini injured... Reid injured... both for out 6 weeks!

12th Stoke City (h). 0-0.
20th Swansea City (a). 0-0.
26th Aston Villa (a). 1-1. Cresswell.

Cresswell Celebrations

28th Southampton (h). 2-1. Antonio, Carroll. LP:7th.

Lanzini and Carroll back from injury!


02nd Liverpool (h). 2-0. Antonio, Carroll. LP:6th.

Antonio scores

09th Wolves (h). FA Cup 3rd Rd. 1-0. Jelovic.
12th Bournemouth (a). 3-1. Payet, Valencia. LP:5th.

Carroll injured... again!

Payet free kickwe've got Payet

16th Newcastle United (a). 1-2. Jelovic.

West Ham United beat Everton to the signing of talented Leeds Utd defender Sam Byram.
Mauro Zarate completes move to Fiorentina.

23rd Manchester City (h). 2-2. Valencia x2.

Sam Byram makes his debut after Jenkinson is injured.
Jenkinson be out for the rest of the season and returns to Arsenal.

30th Liverpool (a). FA Cup 4th Rd. 0-0.

The transfer window closes - Nigerian international, Emmanuel Emenike, a striker, joins on loan for the rest of the season.


02nd Aston Villa (h). 2-0. Antonio, Kouyaté.
06th Southampton (a). 0-1.

Slow start... 1-0 down... all over them after first 20 minutes but couldn't score!

Nikica Jelavic leaves to join Chinese second division club Beijing Renhe.

09th Liverpool (h). FA Cup 4th Rd. Replay. 2-1 AET. Antonio, Ogbonna.

Ogbnonna scores in the last minute of extra time!

ogbonnas last gasp winner

13th Norwich City (a). 2-2. Payet, Noble.

Yet another slow start... 2-0 down... came back and could have won it!

21st Blackburn Rovers (a). FA Cup 5th Rd. 5-1. Moses, Payet (x2), Emenike (x2).

Payet - Crossed HammersSuper Slav and Payet

27th Sunderland (h). 1-0. Antonio. LP:5th.

Antonio scores

MARCH 2016

02nd Tottenham (h). 1-0. Antonio.

Antonio's winnerSlav has a word

05th Everton (a). 3-2. Antonio, Sakho, Payet.

2-0 down after 78 minutes... 3 goals in 12 minutes... injury time winner from Payet!

Sakho scoresPayet scores the winner in injury time
celebrationsthe final whistle goes!

13th Manchester Utd (a) FA Cup 6th Rd. 1-1. Payet.

another stunning free kick from payet

19th Chelsea (a). 2-2. Lanzini, Carroll. LP:5th.

lanzini scorescelebrations

Kouyate signs 5 year contract, Lanzini signs 4 year contract!

APRIL 2016

02nd Crystal Palace (h). 2-2. Lanzini, Payet.

Payet scores a sublime free kick

09th Arsenal (h). 3-3. Carroll x3. LP:6th.

Carroll equalisesCarroll completes his hat-trick

13th Manchester Utd (h) FA Cup 6th Rd. Replay, 1-2. Tomkins.

The last FA Cup game to be held at Upton Park ends in disappointment.

17th Leicester City (a). 2-2. Carroll (pen), Cresswell.

a cresswell stunner

20th Watford (h). 3-1. Carroll, Noble (2xpens). LP:6th.

30th West Brom (a). 3-0. Kouyaté, Noble x2. LP:5th.

xxxnoble scores his second of the game

"Under Slaven Bilic, Hammers have now have 59 points, more than any other West Ham team in the Premier League era"

MAY 2016

07th Swansea City (h). 1-4. OG. LP:7th.

The last game at Upton Park...

10th Manchester United (h). 3-2. Sakho, Antonio, Reid. LP:6th.

...an absolute thriller with the Hammers coming from 2-1 down to win!

sakho opens the scoringantonio equalises
reid scores the winnera lap of honour

15th Stoke City (a). 1-2. Antonio. LP:7th.

West Ham qualify for the Europa League after Manchester Utd win the FA Cup.

And so ends a great seaon!


Well what a season, such a contrast to what we've been subjected to in recent seasons under big sam. A new manager in Bilic who embraced the 'west ham way', got us playing great football and in the signing of Payet gave us a new hero!

With the move to the Olympic Stadium next season we had to stay up, but we did more than stay up, qualifying for the Europa league and but for some poor decision making by the officials during April and May it could have been even better.

Having watched most of our games this season, I have to say it has been a real pleasure, we scored a hatful of great goals, and even when we started slowly going one or two goals down, I always felt we had the quality to come back into the game and on a number of occasions we did just that, notably Everton away when we scored three times in the last 10 minutes to win.

We enjoyed a good FA Cup run which ended with a disappointing home defeat against Manchester Utd. when we were denied in the last minutes up at Old Trafford (see poor refereeing decisions!).

Highlights included winning away at Liverpool (after 53 years!), Arsenal and Manchester City and then we come to that last game at Upton Park against Manchester Utd, coming from a goal down to win... a wonderful game, played in a wonderful atmosphere... a fitting goodbye to the Boleyn ground.

Now we can look forward to the new season, in our new home... COYIs.


Name PL CC FA Eur
Michail Antonio 8 - 1 -
Andy Carroll 9 - - -
Aaron Cresswell 2 - - -
Emmanuel Emenike 0 - 2 -
Carl Jenkinson 2 - - -
Manuel Lanzini 6 - - 1
Elliot Lee 0 - - 1
Nikica Jelovic 1 - 1 -
Cheikhou Kouyaté 5 - -
Angelo Ogbonna 0 - 1 -
Mark Noble 7 - - -
Modibo Maiga 1 - - -
Victor Moses 1 - 1 -
Dimitri Payet 9 - 3 -
Winston Ried 1 - - -
Diafra Sakho 5 - - 2
James Tomkins 0 - 1 2
Enner Valencia 4 - - 1
Mauro Zárate 3 1 - 1
Own Goals 1 - - -
Total 62 1 10 8


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