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2008–09 West Ham United F.C. season

The 2008–09 season saw West Ham United compete in the Premier League, where the club finished in 9th place.

West Ham United F.C.
2008–09 season
ChairmanBjörgólfur Guðmundsson
ManagerAlan Curbishley
Gianfranco Zola
Premier League9th
FA CupFifth round
League CupThird round
Top goalscorerCarlton Cole 10
Highest home attendance34,802 (v Arsenal)
Lowest home attendance10,055 (v Macclesfield Town)

Final league tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
7 Fulham 38 14 11 13 39 34 +5 53 Qualification for the Europa League third qualifying round[a]
8 Tottenham Hotspur 38 14 9 15 45 45 0 51
9 West Ham United 38 14 9 15 42 45 −3 51
10 Manchester City 38 15 5 18 58 50 +8 50
11 Wigan Athletic 38 12 9 17 34 45 −11 45
Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Since both finalists of the FA Cup (Chelsea and Everton) and Manchester United (League Cup winners) qualified for the European competitions based on their league position, the sixth-placed team (Aston Villa) received a berth in the Europa League play-off round and the seventh-placed team (Fulham) received a berth in the Europa League third qualifying round.

SquadEdit

ResultsEdit

Premier LeagueEdit

League CupEdit

FA CupEdit

StatisticsEdit

OverviewEdit

Competition Record
P W D L GF GA GD Win %
Premier League 38 14 9 15 42 45 −3 036.84
FA Cup 4 2 1 1 6 4 +2 050.00
League Cup 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 050.00
Total 44 17 10 17 52 51 +1 038.64

GoalscorersEdit

Rank Pos No. Nat Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
1 ST 12   Carlton Cole 10 1 1 12
2 ST 10   Craig Bellamy 5 0 0 5
MF 16   Mark Noble 3 2 0 5
4 ST 32   David Di Michele 4 0 0 4
5 ST 25   Diego Tristan 3 0 0 3
MF 31   Jack Collison 3 0 0 3
7 DF 3   Herita Ilunga 0 2 0 2
ST 9   Dean Ashton 2 0 0 2
MF 11   Matthew Etherington 2 0 0 2
MF 21   Valon Behrami 1 1 0 2
MF 46   Junior Stanislas 2 0 0 2
12 DF 2   Lucas Neill 1 0 0 1
MF 8   Scott Parker 1 0 0 1
MF 14   Radoslav Kovac 1 0 0 1
MF 17   Hayden Mullins 1 0 0 1
DF 27   Calum Davenport 1 0 0 1
MF 28   Kyel Reid 0 0 1 1
MF 29   Lee Bowyer 0 0 1 1
DF 30   James Tomkins 0 0 1 1
ST 41   Zavon Hines 0 0 1 1
Own goals 1 0 0 1
Totals 42 6 4 52

League position by matchdayEdit

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GroundHAHAHAHAHAAHHAAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAH
ResultWLWLWWLLLLDLDWDLDLWWDWWDLLWWDDWLDLWLLW
Position5154745681011111313131316161713101088888777777787999
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Appearances and goalsEdit

No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 GK   Robert Green 43 0 38 0 4 0 1 0
24 GK   Jan Lastuvka 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Defenders
2 DF   Lucas Neill 37 1 34 1 2 0 1 0
3 DF   Herita Ilunga 39 2 35 0 4 2 0 0
3 MF   George McCartney 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 1 0
4 DF   Daniel Gabbidon 14 0 10 0 0 0 4 0
5 DF   Walter Lopez 6 0 0+5 0 0 0 1 0
6 DF   Matthew Upson 41 0 37 0 2 0 2 0
18 DF   Jonathan Spector 9 0 4+5 0 0 0 0 0
19 DF   James Collins 21 0 17+1 0 3 0 0 0
27 DF   Calum Davenport 8 1 7 1 0 0 1 0
30 DF   James Tomkins 15 1 11+1 1 3 0 0 0
Midfielders
7 MF   Kieron Dyer 8 0 1+6 0 0+1 0 0 0
8 MF   Scott Parker 32 1 28 1 3 0 0+1 0
11 MF   Matthew Etherington 15 2 8+5 2 0+1 0 1 0
13 MF   Luis Boa Morte 32 0 13+14 0 2+1 0 2 0
14 MF   Radoslav Kovac 10 1 8+1 1 1 0 0 0
16 MF   Mark Noble 34 5 28+1 3 4 2 1 0
17 MF   Hayden Mullins 21 1 5+12 1 1+1 0 2 0
20 MF   Julien Faubert 24 0 15+5 0 2 0 2 0
21 MF   Valon Behrami 27 2 24 1 2 1 1 0
28 MF   Kyel Reid 2 1 0 0 0 0 0+2 1
29 MF   Lee Bowyer 7 1 4+2 0 0 0 1 1
31 MF   Jack Collison 24 3 16+4 3 3+1 0 0 0
35 MF   Josh Payne 2 0 0+2 0 0 0 0 0
46 MF   Junior Stanislas 9 2 7+2 2 0 0 0 0
Forwards
9 FW   Dean Ashton 5 2 4 2 0 0 1 0
10 FW   Craig Bellamy 17 5 13+3 5 1 0 0 0
10 MF   Savio Nsereko 11 0 1+9 0 0+1 0 0 0
12 FW   Carlton Cole 32 12 26+1 10 4 1 0+1 1
25 MF   Diego Tristan 17 3 8+6 3 0+3 0 0 0
32 FW   David Di Michele 34 4 22+8 4 2+1 0 1 0
33 FW   Freddie Sears 22 0 4+13 0 1+2 0 2 0
41 FW   Zavon Hines 1 1 0 0 0 0 0+1 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quashie was born in Southwark, London, England, and has represented England at U-21 and B-level, but also qualified to represent Scotland internationally through his grandfather and made his international debut for Scotland in May 2004.

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