Below is a complete record of West Ham’s league and cup history, including season-by-season breakdowns and a look at league finishes since the 1896/1897 campaign.

We have also provided records on West Ham’s progress in each competition which is still currently active in the present day, including FA Cup, League Cup, Europa League and Community Shield.

Here are a few facts and figures to get you started…

  • West Ham’s average final league finish, involving every single league campaign since 1896, is 11th.
  • West Ham’s average final Premier League finish since 1993/1994 is 12th.
  • West Ham have only finished a Premier League season with a positive goal difference on two occassions (2015/2016 & 2020/2021).
  • The most league goals West Ham have scored in a single season is 101 (Division 2, 1957/1958).
  • The most league goals West Ham have conceded in a single season is 107 (Division 1, 1931/1932).

Due to the sheer volume of data involved in compiling a full record of West Ham’s league and cup history, there may still be some data missing from the below tables. We are working hard to complete our records so please continue to check back regularly for updates.

You can click on each season or competition in the tables below to view a more detailed view. Again, some of these aren’t currently available but we are working through these updates day by day.

League & Cup History – Complete Competition Records
League & Cup History - Overall Competition Records
P W D L GF GA GD Points Win %
Premier League 978 329 249 400 1212 1405 -193 1,236 33.64%
Championship 92 45 24 23 147 104 +43 159 48.91%
Division 1 1,682 594 415 673 2,575 2,690 -115 1,780 35.32%
Division 2 1,184 511 290 383 1,877 1,570 +307 1,354 43.16%
Southern League Division 1 566 226 140 200 822 747 +75 592 39.93%
Southern League Division 2 22 19 1 2 64 16 +48 39 86.36%
London League 28 19 5 4 64 32 +32 43 67.86%
FA Cup 361 158 89 114 560 473 +87 - 43.77%
League Cup 227 121 37 69 417 274 +143 - 53.30%
Community Shield 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 - 0.00%
UEFA Cup 6 2 1 3 6 7 -1 - 33.33%
Europa League 16 8 3 5 24 12 +12 - 50.00%
Intertoto Cup 6 4 1 1 7 3 +4 - 66.67%
Cup Winners' Cup 30 15 6 9 58 42 +16 - 50.00%
Anglo-Italian Cup 8 3 2 3 8 6 +2 - 37.50%
Simod Cup 3 1 0 2 7 5 +2 - 33.33%
Zenith Data Systems Cup 6 3 0 3 14 14 0 - 50.00%
Full Members Cup 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 - 0.00%
Texaco Cup 3 1 0 2 2 4 -2 - 33.33%
Watney Cup 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 - 0.00%
Total 5,222 2,059 1,264 1,899 7,868 7,410 +458 5,203 39.43%

Updated: 22nd December 2021

Season-by-Season – League Records
Season-by-Season: League Records
Season Division P W D L GF GA GD Points Pos.
2021/2022 Premier League 20 10 4 6 37 27 +10 34 5th
2020/2021 Premier League 38 19 8 11 62 47 +15 65 6th
2019/2020 Premier League 38 10 9 19 49 62 -13 39 16th
2018/2019 Premier League 38 15 7 16 52 55 -3 52 10th
2017/2018 Premier League 38 10 12 16 48 68 -20 42 13th
2016/2017 Premier League 38 12 9 17 47 64 -17 45 11th
2015/2016 Premier League 38 16 14 8 65 51 +14 62 7th
2014/2015 Premier League 38 12 11 15 44 47 -3 47 12th
2013/2014 Premier League 38 11 7 20 40 51 -11 40 13th
2012/2013 Premier League 38 12 10 16 45 53 -8 46 10th
2011/2012 Championship 46 24 14 8 81 48 +33 86 3rd
2010/2011 Premier League 38 7 12 19 43 70 -27 33 20th
2009/2010 Premier League 38 8 11 19 47 66 -19 35 17th
2008/2009 Premier League 38 14 9 15 42 45 -3 51 9th
2007/2008 Premier League 38 13 10 15 42 50 -8 49 10th
2006/2007 Premier League 38 12 5 21 35 59 -24 41 15th
2005/2006 Premier League 38 16 7 15 52 55 -3 55 9th
2004/2005 Championship 46 21 10 15 66 56 +10 73 6th
2003/2004 Division 1 46 19 17 10 67 45 +22 74 4th
2002/2003 Premier League 38 10 12 16 42 59 -17 42 18th
2001/2002 Premier League 38 15 8 15 48 57 -9 53 7th
2000/2001 Premier League 38 10 12 16 45 50 -5 42 15th
1999/2000 Premier League 38 15 10 13 52 53 -1 55 9th
1998/1999 Premier League 38 16 9 13 46 53 -7 57 5th
1997/1998 Premier League 38 16 8 14 56 57 -1 56 8th
1996/1997 Premier League 38 10 12 16 39 48 -9 42 14th
1995/1996 Premier League 38 14 9 15 43 52 -9 51 10th
1994/1995 Premier League 42 13 11 18 44 48 -4 50 14th
1993/1994 Premier League 42 13 13 16 47 58 -11 52 13th
1992/1993 Division 1 46 26 10 10 81 41 +40 88 2nd
1991/1992 Division 1 42 9 11 22 37 59 -22 38 22nd
1990/1991 Division 2 46 24 15 7 60 34 +26 87 2nd
1989/1990 Division 2 46 20 12 14 80 57 +23 72 7th
1988/1989 Division 1 38 10 8 20 37 62 -25 38 19th
1987/1988 Division 1 40 9 15 16 40 52 -12 42 16th
1986/1987 Division 1 42 14 10 18 52 67 -15 52 15th
1985/1986 Division 1 42 26 6 10 74 40 +34 84 3rd
1984/1985 Division 1 42 13 12 17 51 68 -17 51 16th
1983/1984 Division 1 42 17 9 16 60 55 +5 60 9th
1982/1983 Division 1 42 20 4 18 68 62 +6 64 8th
1981/1982 Division 1 42 14 16 12 66 57 +9 58 9th
1980/1981 Division 2 42 28 10 4 79 29 +50 66 1st
1979/1980 Division 2 42 20 7 15 54 43 +11 47 7th
1978/1979 Division 2 42 18 14 10 70 39 +31 50 5th
1977/1978 Division 1 42 12 8 22 52 69 -17 32 20th
1976/1977 Division 1 42 11 14 17 46 65 -19 36 17th
1975/1976 Division 1 42 13 10 19 48 61 -13 36 18th
1974/1975 Division 1 42 13 13 16 58 59 -1 39 13th
1973/1974 Division 1 42 11 15 16 55 60 -5 37 18th
1972/1973 Division 1 42 17 12 13 67 53 +14 46 6th
1971/1972 Division 1 42 12 12 18 47 51 -4 36 14th
1970/1971 Division 1 42 10 14 18 47 60 -13 34 20th
1969/1970 Division 1 42 12 12 18 51 60 -9 36 17th
1968/1969 Division 1 42 13 18 11 66 50 +16 44 8th
1967/1968 Division 1 42 14 10 18 73 69 +4 38 12th
1966/1967 Division 1 42 14 8 20 80 84 -4 36 16th
1965/1966 Division 1 42 15 9 18 70 83 -13 39 12th
1964/1965 Division 1 42 19 4 19 82 71 +11 42 9th
1963/1964 Division 1 42 14 12 16 69 74 -5 40 14th
1962/1963 Division 1 42 14 12 16 73 69 +4 40 12th
1961/1962 Division 1 42 17 10 15 76 82 -6 44 8th
1960/1961 Division 1 42 13 10 19 77 88 -11 36 16th
1959/1960 Division 1 42 16 6 20 75 91 -16 38 14th
1958/1959 Division 1 42 21 6 15 85 70 +15 48 6th
1957/1958 Division 2 42 23 11 8 101 54 +47 57 1st
1956/1957 Division 2 42 19 8 15 59 63 -4 46 8th
1955/1956 Division 2 42 14 11 17 74 69 +5 39 16th
1954/1955 Division 2 42 18 10 14 74 70 +4 46 8th
1953/1954 Division 2 42 15 9 18 67 69 -2 39 13th
1952/1953 Division 2 42 13 13 16 58 60 -2 39 14th
1951/1952 Division 2 42 15 11 16 67 78 -11 41 12th
1950/1951 Division 2 42 16 10 16 68 69 -1 42 13th
1949/1950 Division 2 42 12 12 18 53 61 -8 36 19th
1948/1949 Division 2 42 18 10 14 56 58 -2 46 7th
1947/1948 Division 2 42 16 14 12 55 53 +2 44 6th
1946/1947 Division 2 42 16 8 18 70 76 -6 40 12th
NO COMPETITIVE FOOTBALL PLAYED BETWEEN 1939 AND 1946 DUE TO WORLD WAR II
1938/1939 Division 2 42 17 10 15 70 52 +18 44 11th
1937/1938 Division 2 42 14 14 14 53 52 +1 42 9th
1936/1937 Division 2 42 19 11 12 73 55 +18 49 6th
1935/1936 Division 2 42 22 8 12 90 68 +22 52 4th
1934/1935 Division 2 42 26 4 12 80 51 +29 56 3rd
1933/1934 Division 2 42 17 11 14 78 70 +8 45 7th
1932/1933 Division 2 42 13 9 20 75 93 -18 35 20th
1931/1932 Division 1 42 12 7 23 62 107 -45 31 22nd
1930/1931 Division 1 42 14 8 20 79 94 -15 36 18th
1929/1930 Division 1 42 19 5 18 86 79 +7 43 7th
1928/1929 Division 1 42 15 9 18 86 96 -19 39 17th
1927/1928 Division 1 42 14 11 17 81 88 -7 39 17th
1926/1927 Division 1 42 19 8 15 86 70 +16 46 6th
1925/1926 Division 1 42 15 7 20 63 76 -13 37 18th
1924/1925 Division 1 42 15 12 15 62 60 +2 42 13th
1923/1924 Division 1 42 13 15 14 40 43 -3 41 13th
1922/1923 Division 2 42 20 11 11 63 38 +25 51 2nd
1921/1922 Division 2 42 20 8 14 52 39 +13 48 4th
1920/1921 Division 2 42 19 10 13 51 30 +21 48 5th
1919/1920 Division 2 42 19 9 14 47 40 +7 47 7th
NO COMPETITIVE FOOTBALL PLAYED BETWEEN 1915 AND 1919 DUE TO WORLD WAR I
1914/1915 Southern League Division 1 38 18 9 11 58 47 +11 45 4th
1913/1914 Southern League Division 1 38 15 12 11 61 60 +1 42 6th
1912/1913 Southern League Division 1 38 18 12 8 66 46 +20 48 3rd
1911/1912 Southern League Division 1 38 13 7 18 64 69 -5 33 13th
1910/1911 Southern League Division 1 38 17 11 10 63 46 +17 45 5th
1909/1910 Southern League Division 1 42 15 15 12 69 56 +13 45 9th
1908/1909 Southern League Division 1 40 16 4 20 56 60 -4 36 18th
1907/1908 Southern League Division 1 38 15 10 13 47 48 -1 40 10th
1906/1907 Southern League Division 1 38 15 14 9 60 41 +19 44 5th
1905/1906 Southern League Division 1 34 14 5 15 42 39 +3 33 11th
1904/1905 Southern League Division 1 34 12 8 14 48 42 +6 32 10th
1903/1904 Southern League Division 1 34 10 7 17 38 43 -5 27 12th
1902/1903 Southern League Division 1 30 9 10 11 35 49 -14 28 10th
1901/1902 Southern League Division 1 30 17 6 7 45 28 +17 40 4th
1900/1901 Southern League Division 1 28 14 5 9 40 28 +12 33 6th
1899/1900 Southern League Division 1 28 8 5 15 30 45 -15 21 14th
1898/1899 Southern League Division 2 22 19 1 2 64 16 +48 39 1st
1897/1898 London League 16 12 3 1 47 15 +32 27 1st
1896/1897 London League 12 7 2 3 17 17 0 16 2nd

Updated: 15th December 2021

Season-by-Season – League Finishes
Pos. Total
1st 4
2nd 4
3rd 4
4th 5
5th 5
6th 9
7th 8
8th 6
9th 8
10th 7
11th 3
12th 7
13th 9
14th 7
15th 3
16th 6
17th 6
18th 6
19th 2
20th 4
21st 0
22nd 2
23rd 0
24th 0

Updated: 15th December 2021

Season-by-Season – Cup Records
Season-by-Season: Cup Records
Season FA Cup League Cup Europa League Community Shield
2021/2022 3rd Round Quarter-Final Round of 16 -
2020/2021 5th Round 4th Round - -
2019/2020 4th Round 3rd Round - -
2018/2019 4th Round 4th Round - -
2017/2018 4th Round Quarter-Final - -
2016/2017 3rd Round Quarter-Final Play-Off Round -
2015/2016 Quarter-Final 3rd Round 3rd Qualifying Round -
2014/2015 5th Round 2nd Round - -
2013/2014 3rd Round Semi-Final - -
2012/2013 3rd Round 3rd Round - -
2011/2012 3rd Round 1st Round - -
2010/2011 Quarter-Final Semi-Final - -
2009/2010 3rd Round 3rd Round - -
2008/2009 5th Round 3rd Round - -
2007/2008 3rd Round Quarter-Final - -
2006/2007 4th Round 3rd Round - -
2005/2006 Runners-Up 3rd Round - -
2004/2005 4th Round 3rd Round - -
2003/2004 5th Round 3rd Round - -
2002/2003 4th Round 3rd Round - -
2001/2002 4th Round 2nd Round - -
2000/2001 Quarter-Final 4th Round - -
1999/2000 3rd Round Quarter-Final - -
1998/1999 3rd Round 2nd Round - -
1997/1998 Quarter-Final Quarter-Final - -
1996/1997 3rd Round 4th Round - -
1995/1996 4th Round 3rd Round - -
1994/1995 4th Round 4th Round - -
1993/1994 Quarter-Final 3rd Round - -
1992/1993 4th Round 2nd Round - -
1991/1992 5th Round 4th Round - -
1990/1991 Semi-Final 3rd Round - -
1989/1990 3rd Round Semi-Final - -
1988/1989 Quarter-Final Semi-Final - -
1987/1988 4th Round 2nd Round - -
1986/1987 5th Round Quarter-Final - -
1985/1986 Quarter-Final 3rd Round - -
1984/1985 Quarter-Final 3rd Round - -
1983/1984 5th Round 4th Round - -
1982/1983 3rd Round Quarter-Final - -
1981/1982 4th Round 3rd Round - -
1980/1981 3rd Round Runners-Up - Runners-Up
1979/1980 Winners Quarter-Final - -
1978/1979 3rd Round 2nd Round - -
1977/1978 4th Round 2nd Round - -
1976/1977 4th Round 4th Round - -
1975/1976 3rd Round 4th Round - Runners-Up
1974/1975 Winners 3rd Round - -
1973/1974 3rd Round 2nd Round - -
1972/1973 4th Round 3rd Round - -
1971/1972 5th Round Semi-Final - -
1970/1971 3rd Round 3rd Round - -
1969/1970 3rd Round 3rd Round - -
1968/1969 5th Round 3rd Round - -
1967/1968 5th Round 4th Round - -
1966/1967 3rd Round Semi-Final - -
1965/1966 4th Round Runners-Up - -
1964/1965 4th Round 2nd Round - Shared Winners
1963/1964 Winners Semi-Final - -
1962/1963 Quarter-Final 3rd Round - -
1961/1962 3rd Round 2nd Round - -
1960/1961 3rd Round 2nd Round - -
1959/1960 3rd Round - - -
1958/1959 3rd Round - - -
1957/1958 5th Round - - -
1956/1957 4th Round - - -
1955/1956 Quarter-Final - - -
1954/1955 3rd Round - - -
1953/1954 4th Round - - -
1952/1953 3rd Round - - -
1951/1952 4th Round - - -
1950/1951 4th Round - - -
1949/1950 4th Round - - -
1948/1949 3rd Round - - -
1947/1948 3rd Round - - -
1946/1947 3rd Round - - -
1945/1946 4th Round - - -
NO COMPETITIVE FOOTBALL PLAYED BETWEEN 1939 AND 1946 DUE TO WORLD WAR II
1938/1939 5th Round - - -
1937/1938 3rd Round - - -
1936/1937 3rd Round - - -
1935/1936 3rd Round - - -
1934/1935 3rd Round - - -
1933/1934 4th Round - - -
1932/1933 Semi-Final - - -
1931/1932 4th Round - - -
1930/1931 3rd Round - - -
1929/1930 Quarter-Final - - -
1928/1929 Quarter-Final - - -
1927/1928 4th Round - - -
1926/1927 4th Round - - -
1925/1926 3rd Round - - -
1924/1925 3rd Round - - -
1923/1924 2nd Round - - -
1922/1923 Runners-Up - - -
1921/1922 1st Round - - -
1920/1921 1st Round - - -
1919/1920 3rd Round
NO COMPETITIVE FOOTBALL PLAYED BETWEEN 1915 AND 1919 DUE TO WORLD WAR I
1914/1915 1st Round - - -
1913/1914 3rd Round - - -
1912/1913 2nd Round - - -
1911/1912 3rd Round - - -
1910/1911 Quarter-Final - - -
1909/1910 3rd Round - - -
1908/1909 3rd Round - - -
1907/1908 2nd Round - - -
1906/1907 2nd Round - - -
1905/1906 1st Round - - -
1904/1905 6th Qualifying Round - - -
1903/1904 Intermediate Round - - -
1902/1903 Intermediate Round - - -
1901/1902 4th Qualifying Round - - -
1900/1901 Intermediate Round - - -
1899/1900 5th Qualifying Round - - -
1898/1899 2nd Qualifying Round - - -
1897/1898 2nd Qualifying Round - - -
1896/1897 1st Qualifying Round - - -
1896/1897 1st Qualifying Round - - -

Note: Only records in active competitions are included. Cells in bold signify final finishes.

Updated: 22nd December 2021

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