Commonly referred to as Upton Park, the Boleyn Ground is the home of West Ham United FC. Opened in 1904, the stadium has a total capacity of approximately 35,300 and has been subject to considerable redevelopment since the early 1990s, including the total replacement of three stands. One of the top flight's yo-yo teams, West Ham United have in recent years flip-flopped between the Premier League and the Championship. Although one of London's smaller teams, West Ham has a proud history, with many fans taking fierce pride in its history, claiming, in particular, to have been the real winners of the 1966 World Cup through the Hammers trio of Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters. A long history of producing skilful English midfielders (including Joe Cole and Frank Lampard) and a reputation for particularly imaginative fan violence (though this has thankfully been pretty much stamped out in the last decade) make West Ham one of London's 'character' clubs. But West Ham's days at the Boleyn Ground are numbered: in 2011 it was announced that the club had won the bid to take over the new Olympic Stadium in Stratford following the 2012 Olympics. It has yet to be decided what will become of Upton Park if and when West Ham make their proposed move to the Olympic Stadium after the London 2012 Games.
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