West Ham Till I Die

Dan Coker

Hammers fanatic with a passion for preserving the club’s history, heritage and traditions.

  • From: United Kingdom

About me

Season ticket holder in the Billy Bonds Stand, with my dad, sister and cousins. Had a season ticket for 11 years in the West Lower at Upton Park. Writer of match previews on WHTID since August 2014 - my player write-ups are now making their way onto the Players Archive on our new site here.

How I came to support West Ham

My Dad's been a supporter since 1964; he took me to my first game when I was eight years old, a 2-1 home defeat to Manchester City in September 1991. Been a regular match attender ever since and had my first season ticket in 1994/95. Now follow the Hammers home and away - have visited 45 of the current 92 league grounds.

My best West Ham memory

The final game at Upton Park, 3-2 win against Man Utd. Incredible atmosphere, a team brimming with style, attacking fervour, and a never-say-die attitude. A game, and a win, fitting for the occasion.

The best West Ham game I’ve ever seen

As above. 90 minutes which was West Ham United in a microcosm. Played well, nearly threw it away, got the result over the line in the end.

Favourite Player

Julian Dicks
Left back

All Time Eleven

Robert Green
Goalkeeper
Tim Breacker
Right back
Rio Ferdinand
Central Defender
Alvin Martin
Central Defender
Julian Dicks
Left back
Trevor Sinclair
Winger
Scott Parker
Midfielder
Joe Cole
Midfielder
Dimitri Payet
Winger
Paolo Di Canio
Striker
Tony Cottee
Striker

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West Ham Till I Die is a website and blog designed for supporters of West Ham United to discuss the club, its fortunes and prospects. It is operated and hosted by West Ham season ticket holder, LBC radio presenter and political commentator Iain Dale.

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