Frank O'Farrell

Date of birth09 October 1927
Place of birthCork
NationalityIrish
PositionWing half

Eire International.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
West Ham United 01 Jan 1948 01 Nov 1956

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1950-51 West Ham United FA Cup 2
1950-51 West Ham United League Division Two 18
1951-52 West Ham United FA Cup 3
1
1951-52 West Ham United League Division Two 41
2
1952-53 West Ham United FA Cup 1
1952-53 West Ham United League Division Two 41
1
1953-54 West Ham United League Division Two 22
1954-55 West Ham United FA Cup 1
1954-55 West Ham United League Division Two 28
1
1955-56 West Ham United FA Cup 6
1955-56 West Ham United League Division Two 40
1
1956-57 West Ham United League Division Two 7
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
25 Nov 1950 Notts County v West Ham United L 4-1 League Division Two
02 Dec 1950 West Ham United v Grimsby Town W 2-1 League Division Two
09 Dec 1950 Birmingham City v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
30 Dec 1950 Brentford v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
06 Jan 1951 West Ham United v Cardiff City W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 1951 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers L 2-3 League Division Two
20 Jan 1951 Southampton v West Ham United D 2-2 League Division Two
27 Jan 1951 Stoke City v West Ham United L 1-0 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 1951 West Ham United v Barnsley W 4-2 League Division Two
17 Feb 1951 Sheffield United v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
17 Mar 1951 West Ham United v Chesterfield W 2-0 League Division Two
23 Mar 1951 West Ham United v Swansea Town D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Mar 1951 Coventry City v West Ham United L 1-0 League Division Two
26 Mar 1951 Swansea Town v West Ham United L 3-2 League Division Two
31 Mar 1951 West Ham United v Manchester City L 2-4 League Division Two
07 Apr 1951 Preston North End v West Ham United W 0-1 League Division Two
14 Apr 1951 West Ham United v Notts County W 4-2 League Division Two
21 Apr 1951 Grimsby Town v West Ham United W 0-1 League Division Two
28 Apr 1951 West Ham United v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Division Two
05 May 1951 West Ham United v Cardiff City D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Aug 1951 Queens Park Rangers v West Ham United L 2-0 League Division Two
23 Aug 1951 West Ham United v Bury D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Aug 1951 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers W 3-1 League Division Two
29 Aug 1951 Bury v West Ham United L 4-0 League Division Two
01 Sep 1951 Hull City v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
06 Sep 1951 West Ham United v Swansea Town D 2-2 League Division Two
08 Sep 1951 West Ham United v Barnsley W 2-1 League Division Two
13 Sep 1951 Swansea Town v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
15 Sep 1951 Sheffield United v West Ham United L 6-1 League Division Two
22 Sep 1951 West Ham United v Leeds United W 2-0 League Division Two
29 Sep 1951 West Ham United v Coventry City W 3-1 League Division Two
06 Oct 1951 Rotherham United v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
13 Oct 1951 West Ham United v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Division Two
20 Oct 1951 Birmingham City v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
03 Nov 1951 Nottingham Forest v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division Two
10 Nov 1951 West Ham United v Brentford W 1-0 League Division Two
17 Nov 1951 Doncaster Rovers v West Ham United L 4-1 League Division Two
24 Nov 1951 West Ham United v Everton D 3-3 League Division Two
01 Dec 1951 Southampton v West Ham United W 1-2 League Division Two
08 Dec 1951 West Ham United v Sheffield Wednesday L 0-6 League Division Two
15 Dec 1951 West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers W 4-2 League Division Two
22 Dec 1951 Blackburn Rovers v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
25 Dec 1951 West Ham United v Luton Town W 3-0 League Division Two
26 Dec 1951 Luton Town v West Ham United L 6-1 League Division Two
29 Dec 1951 West Ham United v Hull City W 2-0 League Division Two
05 Jan 1952 Barnsley v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
12 Jan 1952 West Ham United v Blackpool W 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Jan 1952 West Ham United v Sheffield United W 5-1 League Division Two
26 Jan 1952 Leeds United v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
02 Feb 1952 West Ham United v Sheffield United D 0-0 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1952 Sheffield United v West Ham United L 4-2 FA Cup 4th round replay
09 Feb 1952 Coventry City v West Ham United W 1-2 League Division Two
16 Feb 1952 West Ham United v Rotherham United W 2-1 League Division Two
01 Mar 1952 Cardiff City v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
08 Mar 1952 West Ham United v Birmingham City L 0-1 League Division Two
15 Mar 1952 Leicester City v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
22 Mar 1952 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest W 3-1 League Division Two
05 Apr 1952 West Ham United v Doncaster Rovers D 3-3 League Division Two
11 Apr 1952 West Ham United v Notts County W 2-1 League Division Two
12 Apr 1952 Everton v West Ham United L 2-0 League Division Two
14 Apr 1952 Notts County v West Ham United L 1-0 League Division Two
19 Apr 1952 West Ham United v Southampton W 4-0 League Division Two
21 Apr 1952 Brentford v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Apr 1952 Sheffield Wednesday v West Ham United D 2-2 League Division Two
23 Aug 1952 West Ham United v Southampton W 1-0 League Division Two
25 Aug 1952 Hull City v West Ham United L 1-0 League Division Two
30 Aug 1952 Bury v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
01 Sep 1952 West Ham United v Hull City D 0-0 League Division Two
06 Sep 1952 West Ham United v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Division Two
08 Sep 1952 Leicester City v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division Two
13 Sep 1952 Luton Town v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division Two
15 Sep 1952 West Ham United v Leicester City W 4-1 League Division Two
20 Sep 1952 West Ham United v Leeds United D 2-2 League Division Two
27 Sep 1952 Plymouth Argyle v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
04 Oct 1952 West Ham United v Rotherham United L 2-4 League Division Two
11 Oct 1952 Blackburn Rovers v West Ham United L 3-0 League Division Two
18 Oct 1952 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest W 3-2 League Division Two
25 Oct 1952 Everton v West Ham United L 2-0 League Division Two
01 Nov 1952 West Ham United v Brentford W 3-1 League Division Two
08 Nov 1952 Doncaster Rovers v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
15 Nov 1952 West Ham United v Swansea Town W 3-0 League Division Two
22 Nov 1952 Huddersfield Town v West Ham United W 0-1 League Division Two
29 Nov 1952 West Ham United v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division Two
06 Dec 1952 Barnsley v West Ham United L 2-0 League Division Two
13 Dec 1952 West Ham United v Lincoln City W 5-1 League Division Two
20 Dec 1952 Southampton v West Ham United W 1-2 League Division Two
25 Dec 1952 West Ham United v Notts County D 2-2 League Division Two
27 Dec 1952 Notts County v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
03 Jan 1953 West Ham United v Bury W 3-2 League Division Two
10 Jan 1953 West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion L 1-4 FA Cup 3rd round
17 Jan 1953 Birmingham City v West Ham United L 2-0 League Division Two
24 Jan 1953 West Ham United v Luton Town L 0-1 League Division Two
07 Feb 1953 Leeds United v West Ham United L 3-2 League Division Two
18 Feb 1953 West Ham United v Plymouth Argyle L 0-1 League Division Two
21 Feb 1953 Rotherham United v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
28 Feb 1953 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 League Division Two
07 Mar 1953 Nottingham Forest v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division Two
14 Mar 1953 West Ham United v Everton W 3-1 League Division Two
21 Mar 1953 Brentford v West Ham United W 1-4 League Division Two
28 Mar 1953 West Ham United v Doncaster Rovers L 1-3 League Division Two
03 Apr 1953 West Ham United v Fulham L 1-2 League Division Two
04 Apr 1953 Swansea Town v West Ham United L 4-1 League Division Two
06 Apr 1953 Fulham v West Ham United W 2-3 League Division Two
11 Apr 1953 West Ham United v Huddersfield Town L 0-1 League Division Two
25 Apr 1953 West Ham United v Barnsley W 3-1 League Division Two
01 May 1953 Lincoln City v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
19 Aug 1953 West Ham United v Lincoln City W 5-0 League Division Two
22 Aug 1953 West Ham United v Leicester City W 4-1 League Division Two
24 Aug 1953 Rotherham United v West Ham United L 5-0 League Division Two
29 Aug 1953 Stoke City v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
31 Aug 1953 West Ham United v Rotherham United W 3-0 League Division Two
05 Sep 1953 West Ham United v Fulham W 3-1 League Division Two
10 Sep 1953 Swansea Town v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
12 Sep 1953 Bristol Rovers v West Ham United D 2-2 League Division Two
14 Sep 1953 West Ham United v Swansea Town W 4-1 League Division Two
19 Sep 1953 Leeds United v West Ham United W 1-2 League Division Two
26 Sep 1953 West Ham United v Birmingham City L 1-2 League Division Two
10 Oct 1953 West Ham United v Brentford L 0-1 League Division Two
17 Oct 1953 Derby County v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
24 Oct 1953 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 League Division Two
31 Oct 1953 Doncaster Rovers v West Ham United L 2-0 League Division Two
07 Nov 1953 West Ham United v Bury W 5-0 League Division Two
14 Nov 1953 Oldham Athletic v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
21 Nov 1953 West Ham United v Everton D 1-1 League Division Two
28 Nov 1953 Hull City v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
05 Dec 1953 West Ham United v Notts County L 1-2 League Division Two
13 Feb 1954 Birmingham City v West Ham United L 2-0 League Division Two
27 Feb 1954 Brentford v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
04 Sep 1954 Liverpool v West Ham United W 1-2 League Division Two
06 Sep 1954 West Ham United v Hull City D 1-1 League Division Two
11 Sep 1954 West Ham United v Bristol Rovers W 5-2 League Division Two
13 Sep 1954 Hull City v West Ham United W 0-1 League Division Two
18 Sep 1954 Plymouth Argyle v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Sep 1954 West Ham United v Port Vale W 2-0 League Division Two
02 Oct 1954 Doncaster Rovers v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
09 Oct 1954 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest W 2-0 League Division Two
16 Oct 1954 Leeds United v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
23 Oct 1954 West Ham United v Stoke City W 3-0 League Division Two
30 Oct 1954 Middlesbrough v West Ham United L 6-0 League Division Two
06 Nov 1954 West Ham United v Birmingham City D 2-2 League Division Two
13 Nov 1954 Ipswich Town v West Ham United W 0-3 League Division Two
20 Nov 1954 West Ham United v Luton Town W 2-1 League Division Two
10 Jan 1955 Port Vale v West Ham United L 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
22 Jan 1955 Bristol Rovers v West Ham United W 2-4 League Division Two
05 Feb 1955 West Ham United v Plymouth Argyle W 6-1 League Division Two
12 Feb 1955 Port Vale v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Feb 1955 West Ham United v Doncaster Rovers L 0-1 League Division Two
05 Mar 1955 West Ham United v Leeds United W 2-1 League Division Two
12 Mar 1955 Stoke City v West Ham United W 0-2 League Division Two
19 Mar 1955 West Ham United v Middlesbrough W 2-1 League Division Two
26 Mar 1955 Birmingham City v West Ham United W 1-2 League Division Two
02 Apr 1955 West Ham United v Ipswich Town W 4-0 League Division Two
08 Apr 1955 West Ham United v Fulham W 2-1 League Division Two
09 Apr 1955 Luton Town v West Ham United L 2-0 League Division Two
11 Apr 1955 Fulham v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division Two
16 Apr 1955 West Ham United v Rotherham United L 1-2 League Division Two
23 Apr 1955 Bury v West Ham United L 4-1 League Division Two
20 Aug 1955 West Ham United v Rotherham United D 1-1 League Division Two
22 Aug 1955 Port Vale v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
27 Aug 1955 Swansea Town v West Ham United L 4-2 League Division Two
29 Aug 1955 West Ham United v Port Vale L 0-2 League Division Two
03 Sep 1955 West Ham United v Notts County W 6-1 League Division Two
06 Sep 1955 Bristol City v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
10 Sep 1955 Leeds United v West Ham United D 3-3 League Division Two
17 Sep 1955 West Ham United v Fulham W 2-1 League Division Two
24 Sep 1955 Bury v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
01 Oct 1955 West Ham United v Barnsley W 4-0 League Division Two
08 Oct 1955 West Ham United v Plymouth Argyle W 4-0 League Division Two
15 Oct 1955 Liverpool v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
22 Oct 1955 West Ham United v Doncaster Rovers W 6-1 League Division Two
29 Oct 1955 Lincoln City v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
05 Nov 1955 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers L 2-3 League Division Two
12 Nov 1955 Hull City v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
19 Nov 1955 West Ham United v Nottingham Forest L 1-2 League Division Two
26 Nov 1955 Sheffield Wednesday v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
03 Dec 1955 West Ham United v Leicester City L 1-3 League Division Two
10 Dec 1955 Bristol Rovers v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
17 Dec 1955 Rotherham United v West Ham United L 3-2 League Division Two
24 Dec 1955 West Ham United v Swansea Town W 5-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1955 Middlesbrough v West Ham United L 2-0 League Division Two
27 Dec 1955 West Ham United v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division Two
31 Dec 1955 Notts County v West Ham United W 0-1 League Division Two
07 Jan 1956 West Ham United v Preston North End W 5-2 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1956 West Ham United v Leeds United D 1-1 League Division Two
21 Jan 1956 Fulham v West Ham United L 3-1 League Division Two
28 Jan 1956 West Ham United v Cardiff City W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
11 Feb 1956 Barnsley v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division Two
18 Feb 1956 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers D 0-0 FA Cup 5th round
23 Feb 1956 Blackburn Rovers v West Ham United W 2-3 FA Cup 5th round replay
25 Feb 1956 West Ham United v Liverpool W 2-0 League Division Two
03 Mar 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United D 3-3 FA Cup Quarter-final
08 Mar 1956 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 FA Cup Quarter-final replay
10 Mar 1956 West Ham United v Bristol Rovers W 2-1 League Division Two
17 Mar 1956 Blackburn Rovers v West Ham United L 4-1 League Division Two
19 Mar 1956 West Ham United v Bury W 3-2 League Division Two
24 Mar 1956 West Ham United v Hull City D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Mar 1956 Doncaster Rovers v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
30 Mar 1956 West Ham United v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division Two
31 Mar 1956 Plymouth Argyle v West Ham United W 0-1 League Division Two
02 Apr 1956 Stoke City v West Ham United L 3-0 League Division Two
07 Apr 1956 West Ham United v Sheffield Wednesday D 3-3 League Division Two
14 Apr 1956 Leicester City v West Ham United L 2-1 League Division Two
18 Apr 1956 Nottingham Forest v West Ham United D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Aug 1956 Fulham v West Ham United W 1-4 League Division Two
20 Aug 1956 West Ham United v Blackburn Rovers L 1-3 League Division Two
25 Aug 1956 West Ham United v Swansea Town L 1-2 League Division Two
27 Aug 1956 Blackburn Rovers v West Ham United W 0-2 League Division Two
01 Sep 1956 Lincoln City v West Ham United W 0-2 League Division Two
03 Sep 1956 West Ham United v Liverpool D 1-1 League Division Two
08 Sep 1956 West Ham United v Rotherham United D 1-1 League Division Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1951-52 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1952-53 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 1
1
1953-54 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1
1954-55 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1955-56 Republic of Ireland International Friendly 2
1957-58 Republic of Ireland FIFA World Cup 1
1958-59 Republic of Ireland UEFA European Championship 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 May 1952 Austria v Republic of Ireland L 6-0 International Friendly
25 Mar 1953 Republic of Ireland v Austria W 4-0 International Friendly
04 Oct 1953 Republic of Ireland v France L 3-5 FIFA World Cup Group 4
01 May 1955 Republic of Ireland v Netherlands W 1-0 International Friendly
25 May 1955 Norway v Republic of Ireland W 1-3 International Friendly
19 Oct 1955 Republic of Ireland v Yugoslavia L 1-4 International Friendly
10 May 1956 Netherlands v Republic of Ireland W 1-4 International Friendly
02 Oct 1957 Denmark v Republic of Ireland W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group 1
10 May 1959 Czechoslovakia v Republic of Ireland L 4-0 UEFA European Championship Preliminary round


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.