Hammers Beat Rams By Long Ball Goal

Saturday 22 November 1969

Division One

West Ham         1 ( Hurst 26)

Derby County    0

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In an uneventful match, West Ham won due to the simple fact they have a strong striker in the form of Hurst. His creative turn and finish was exemplary and earned the full points. Derby sometimes seem to not be able to perform in the capital and this was such an occasion

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A West Ham long ball heading forward.

A West Ham long ball heading forward.

Hurst quickly traps the ball.

Hurst quickly traps the ball.

 

Hurst brilliantly flips the ball past the whole Derby defence, and puts them all out of the game.

Hurst brilliantly flips the ball past the whole Derby defence, and puts them all out of the game.

 

Hurst rounds the defence and faces the keeper.

Hurst rounds the defence and faces the keeper.

 

Oh the great Hurst side steps the puzzled Ferguson - the whole goal awaits him.

Oh the great Hurst side steps the puzzled Ferguson – the whole goal awaits him.

 

Hurst taps it over the line. West Ham win the game with Hurst's sublime endevour.

Hurst taps it over the line. West Ham win the game with Hurst’s sublime endevour.

 

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