Fact File

Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore

Born April 12th 1941

Signed amateur forms for West Ham August 1956

Debut for West Ham Colts October 6th 1956

England Youth Team debut October 2nd 1957

Debut for West Ham Reserves December 2nd 1957

Captain of England in European Youth
Championships (Runners-Up)

Signs Professional forms for West Ham May 1958

Debut for West Ham first team
September 8th 1958 (v Man Utd)

Debut in League Cup September 26th 1960 (v Charlton)

Debut for England Under 23's November 2nd 1960

Debut in F.A Cup January 7th 1961 (v Stoke)

First game as West Ham Captain 20th April 1962
( v Cardiff City)

Debut for England first team May 20th 1962 (v Peru)

Marries Tina Dean June 30th 1962

Captains England for the first time May 20th 1963
(v Czechoslovakia. 12th cap)

Captain of West Ham in F.A Cup victory over
Preston May 2nd 1964

Footballer Of The Year May 1964

Debut European game September 23rd 1964
(v Gantoise, Belgium)

Wins European Cup Winners Cup May 19th 1965
(v TSV Munich 1860)

Captains England to World Cup Final victory over
West Germany July 30th 1966

Wins B.B.C's Sports Personality of the year
summer 1966

Awarded O.B.E January 1st 1967

Plays his testimonial November 16th 1970
(crowd 24,448. 3-3 v Celtic)

Wins 100th Cap for England February 14th 1972
(v Scotland)

Exceeds record number of appearances for West Ham
set by Jimmy Ruffell of 509 on February 17th 1973

Plays his final game for England
November 14th 1973 (v Italy)

Injured in what is his last ever game for
West Ham first Team January 5th 1973
(v Hereford in F.A Cup)

Final game in a West Ham shirt in Reserve Team
game March 9th 1974 (v Plymouth Argyle)

Transferred to Fulham March 14th 1974 (£25,000)

Fulham debut March 19th 1974 (v Middlesborough)

Fulham beat West Ham in League Cup
October 8th 1974

West Ham beat Fulham in F.A Cup Final
May 3rd 1975

Joins San Antonio Thunder for the summer of 1976

Final game for Fulham May 14th 1977
(v Blackburn Rovers)

Joins Seattle Sounders for the summer of 1978

Manager of Oxford City December 12th 1979- 1981

Coaches Team Eastern Athletic 1983

Manager of Southend March 1984- May 1986

Divorced from Tina January 6th 1986

Appointed Sports Editor of Sunday Sport (1988 - 1990) by now
West Ham Chairman (and fan) David Sullivan

Joins Capital Gold Radio as Football Analyst 1990

Operation for suspected Cancer of the
colon April 22nd 1991

Marries Stephanie Moore December 4th 1991
(Stephanie's Surname was already Moore!)

Makes Public announcement about his illness
February 15th 1993

Bobby Moore passes away February 24th 1993

Funeral March 2nd at Putney Vale Crematorium

England Appearances

England Caps - 108

90 as Captain.

Under 23 Caps - 8

England Youth Caps - 18


West Ham Appearances

League - 544

F.A Cup - 36

League Cup - 49

Europe - 13


Fulham Appearances

League - 124

F.A Cup - 15

League Cup - 11


West Ham Goals

League - 24

F.A Cup - 0

League Cup - 3


Fulham Goals

League - 1

F.A Cup - 0

League Cup - 0



World Cup Winner - 1966

European Cup Winners Cup - 1965

F.A Cup Winner - 1964

F.A Cup Runner Up - 1975

League Cup Runner Up - 1966

Footballer Of The Year - 1964

World Cup Player Of Players - 1966

Hammer Of The Year - 1961, 1963, 1968, 1970

Runner Up - 1964, 1967, 1971

Awarded the O.B.E in 1967

West Ham Goals


17/12/60 v Wolverhampton Wanderers
18/12/61 v Wolverhampton Wanderers (scored twice)
03/02/62 v Chelsea
03/11/62 v Bolton Wanderers
01/12/62 v West Bromwich Albion
22/04/63 v Nottingham Forest
30/11/63 v Fulham
27/03/64 v Stoke City
07/09/64 v Wolverhampton Wanderers
29/08/66 v Arsenal
27/12/66 v Blackpool
29/08/67 v Burnley
09/09/67 v Sunderland
23/09/67 v Fulham
03/02/68 v Fulham
19/10/68 v Sunderland
02/11/68 v Queens Park Rangers
05/09/70 v Everton
14/11/70 v Wolverhampton Wanderers
25/09/71 v Stoke City
19/08/72 v Leicester City
09/09/72 v Chelsea
21/10/72 v Manchester United

League Cup

26/09/60 v Charlton Athletic
03/11/65 v Rotherham United
09/03/66 v West Bromwich Albion

England Goals

23/02/66 v Poland
29/06/66 v Norway

"He was my friend as well as the greatest
defender I ever played against. The world
has lost one of it's greatest football players
and an honourable gentleman." Pele

"Bobby Moore was a real gentleman and a
true friend." Franz Beckenbauer

If you wish to leave flowers at Bobby Moore's
graveside you can find the location
(and some pictures) by clicking here.....
Thanks a lot to Kieran for this.