Billy Bonds was signed in 1967 from Charlton for a fee of £49,500 by Ron Greenwood. He went on to make a record 793 competetive appearances for the club in a playing career that spanned 21 years. During his playing career with the Hammers he won 2 FA Cups and appeared in the 1976 European Cup Winners Cup final versus Anderlecht and the 1981 League Cup Final versus Liverpool. The fans voted Billy Bonds Hammer of the Year on 4 occasions. Billy was a West Ham United player for so long he was awarded two testimonials by the club and was rewarded for his services to football in 1988 with an MBE by the Queen.
Here is a 16×12 photo of Billy Bonds lifting the 1980 FA Cup after West Ham’s 1-0 win over Arsenal.
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