West Ham to wear shirts paying tribute to Moore for clash against Tottenham
17:56 GMT, 25 February 2013
18:07 GMT, 25 February 2013
West Ham will unveil a special tribute to Bobby Moore on their shirts this evening for their Premier League match with Tottenham.
Last Sunday marked 20 years since the former England captain, who spent the majority of his career at Upton Park, passed away following a battle with cancer.
Tribute: West Ham players will wear a match shirt paying respect to the late Bobby Moore
The Hammers, as well as the Football Association, marked the weekend with their respective tributes and now the West Ham players will wear a match strip with the words ‘Bobby Moore OBE, 20 YEARS GONE, NEVER FORGOTTEN’ stitched on the front.
West Ham stars have already been seen training in shirts paying tribute to Moore last week, and the meeting against London rivals Spurs will see the club pay further respects to the defender who played over 500 games for the Hammers and featured 108 times for England – lifting the World Cup in 1966.
There will be a minute’s applause before kick-off and a 100-page programme also on sale with 50p from each one sold going towards the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK.
Fans in the Bobby Moore stand will also be invited to take part in displaying a mosaic depicting his famous No 6 shirt before kick-off.
Raise awareness: West Ham's Andy Carroll trains in a Bobby Moore shirt
Club legend: Bobby Moore played over 500 games for West Ham