West Ham: After being saved and restored by fans, the enormous Upton Park crest will be unveiled in a new place.

w est Ham fans will celebrate the restoration of one of Upton Park’s iconic landmarks ahead of Saturday’s Premier League meeting with Sheffield United.

The giant club crest which once hung above the entrance to the Bobby Moore Stand has been returned to its former glory and reinstalled on the site of the old Boleyn Ground.

The crest was thought lost in the demolition of the stadium, which West Ham vacated in 2016.

However, it was rediscovered at a Dartford storage facility two years ago, and Hammers supporters banded together to pay £8,750 for the artifact, guaranteeing that it stays in the community.

The crest was placed over what used to be the old Supporters’ Club on Castle Street, which was directly across from the Bobby Moore Stand, after spending an additional £2,000 on planning approval and installation fees.

On Saturday at noon, prior to the Hammers’ match against Sheffield United at the London Stadium, there will be a formal unveiling at the location.

According to Paul Colborne, the leader of the Hammers United supporters’ club that organized the campaign, “it will stand about 40 yards from where it originally was.”

“The Supporters’ Club is now so near to its spiritual home that you could walk out of it and right into the turnstiles of Upton Park. While looking to the future, we must never forget the past.

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