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West Ham United: The 5 Best Retro West Ham Jerseys

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West Ham United are one of the great clubs in English football. Passionate fans and a rich history, the London based club recent European success has shown they are ready to continue to grow. This article will look at five of West Ham’s best retro jerseys.

Away 2002/03

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Kicking off this list is the West Ham away shirt from the 2002/03 season. The lack of blue in the jersey may not please all Irons fans but the shirt is a beauty.

The claret and white colourway surprisingly blends well together, the collar adds a nice touch also. Despite the lovely jersey, West Ham still suffered relegation that season, finishing in 18th place in the league.

Away shirt 2015/16

The 2015/16 season brings back great memories for West Ham fans. It was the final season at the Boleyn Ground and there were certainly some magical moments throughout the campaign.

Umbro designed a stunning away kit for that season, the meshed design and the horizontal claret stripe makes the kit stand out from a mile away.

A Dimitri Payet inspired side finished seventh in the Premier League that season.

Home shirt 1999-2001

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West Ham’s home shirt between 1999-2001 is one of the most recognisable jerseys in the past 25 years. The Dr Martens sponsor and the Fila logo give this strip an incredibly unique look. 

Not to mention that it was worn by one of the clubs greatest ever players, Paolo Di Canio, who played 138 times for the club, scoring 50 goals.

Away shirt 1960’s

The 1960’s was one of West Ham’s most successful periods in their history, and they had an iconic away kit to match.

Under the management of Ron Greenwood, the Irons won the 1964 FA Cup as well as the European Cup Winners’ Cup the following season.

This special kit was worn by club legends such as Sir Bobby Moore, Trevor Brooking, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters.

Home shirt 1983-85 

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Sometimes you just can’t beat a classic retro Adidas jersey and that is the case for the Hammers strip worn between 1983-85. 

The horizontal stripe across the front along with the original Adidas logo give this jersey a simple yet stunning look. This was also one of the first West Ham strips to have a sponsor on the jersey.


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