James Bigden

Date of birth25 February 1880
Place of birthPoplar
NationalityEnglish
PositionWing half

Bigden joined Arsenal from West Ham and won a regular place in the first team, helping Arsenal to 7th in division 1 in 1906-07.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1901-02 West Ham United Southern League First Division 28
1902-03 West Ham United FA Cup 1
1902-03 West Ham United Southern League First Division 30
2
1903-04 West Ham United FA Cup 4
1903-04 West Ham United Southern League First Division 33
1
1904-05 Arsenal League Division One 7
1905-06 Arsenal FA Cup 6
1905-06 Arsenal League Division One 25
1906-07 Arsenal FA Cup 6
1906-07 Arsenal League Division One 37
1
1907-08 Arsenal League Division One 6


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
07 Sep 1901 Bristol Rovers v West Ham United W 0-2 1st Southern
14 Sep 1901 West Ham United v Brentford W 2-0 1st Southern
21 Sep 1901 New Brompton v West Ham United D 0-0 1st Southern
28 Sep 1901 West Ham United v Kettering Town W 1-0 1st Southern
30 Sep 1901 West Ham United v Wellingborough Town W 4-2 1st Southern
05 Oct 1901 Northampton Town v West Ham United W 3-4 1st Southern
12 Oct 1901 West Ham United v Luton Town W 4-1 1st Southern
19 Oct 1901 Watford v West Ham United D 0-0 1st Southern
26 Oct 1901 West Ham United v Millwall Athletic L 0-2 1st Southern
02 Nov 1901 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 1st Southern
07 Dec 1901 Southampton v West Ham United L 4-0 1st Southern
14 Dec 1901 West Ham United v Swindon Town W 2-1 1st Southern
21 Dec 1901 West Ham United v Bristol Rovers W 2-0 1st Southern
27 Dec 1901 Wellingborough Town v West Ham United W 0-2 1st Southern
04 Jan 1902 West Ham United v New Brompton D 0-0 1st Southern
11 Jan 1902 Kettering Town v West Ham United L 1-0 1st Southern
18 Jan 1902 West Ham United v Northampton Town L 0-1 1st Southern
25 Jan 1902 Luton Town v West Ham United W 0-3 1st Southern
01 Feb 1902 West Ham United v Watford W 3-2 1st Southern
08 Feb 1902 Millwall Athletic v West Ham United D 1-1 1st Southern
15 Feb 1902 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United W 1-2 1st Southern
22 Feb 1902 West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers W 4-0 1st Southern
03 Mar 1902 Brentford v West Ham United W 0-2 1st Southern
08 Mar 1902 West Ham United v Reading W 2-1 1st Southern
15 Mar 1902 Portsmouth v West Ham United D 0-0 1st Southern
22 Mar 1902 West Ham United v Southampton W 2-1 1st Southern
29 Mar 1902 Swindon Town v West Ham United W 0-1 1st Southern
12 Apr 1902 West Ham United v Portsmouth D 1-1 1st Southern
06 Sep 1902 West Ham United v Reading D 1-1 1st Southern
13 Sep 1902 Queens Park Rangers v West Ham United D 0-0 1st Southern
27 Sep 1902 Wellingborough Town v West Ham United L 5-1 1st Southern
04 Oct 1902 West Ham United v Bristol Rovers W 1-0 1st Southern
11 Oct 1902 Northampton Town v West Ham United L 2-0 1st Southern
18 Oct 1902 West Ham United v Watford W 3-1 1st Southern
25 Oct 1902 Brentford v West Ham United W 0-3 1st Southern
01 Nov 1902 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United D 1-1 1st Southern
08 Nov 1902 West Ham United v Millwall Athletic L 0-3 1st Southern
06 Dec 1902 West Ham United v Kettering Town D 1-1 1st Southern
13 Dec 1902 Lincoln City v West Ham United L 2-0 FA Cup Intermediate round
20 Dec 1902 Reading v West Ham United L 6-0 1st Southern
25 Dec 1902 West Ham United v Southampton L 1-2 1st Southern
26 Dec 1902 Portsmouth v West Ham United L 2-0 1st Southern
27 Dec 1902 West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers W 2-0 1st Southern
10 Jan 1903 West Ham United v Wellingborough Town W 3-0 1st Southern
17 Jan 1903 Bristol Rovers v West Ham United D 1-1 1st Southern
24 Jan 1903 West Ham United v Northampton Town W 3-2 1st Southern
31 Jan 1903 Watford v West Ham United L 2-1 1st Southern
07 Feb 1903 West Ham United v Brentford W 2-0 1st Southern
14 Feb 1903 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 1st Southern
07 Mar 1903 New Brompton v West Ham United L 2-0 1st Southern
14 Mar 1903 West Ham United v Swindon Town D 1-1 1st Southern
23 Mar 1903 West Ham United v New Brompton D 1-1 1st Southern
28 Mar 1903 West Ham United v Luton Town W 4-1 1st Southern
04 Apr 1903 Swindon Town v West Ham United D 1-1 1st Southern
10 Apr 1903 West Ham United v Portsmouth D 1-1 1st Southern
13 Apr 1903 Southampton v West Ham United L 6-0 1st Southern
15 Apr 1903 Kettering Town v West Ham United D 1-1 1st Southern
18 Apr 1903 Luton Town v West Ham United L 4-0 1st Southern
25 Apr 1903 Millwall Athletic v West Ham United L 2-1 1st Southern
05 Sep 1903 Millwall Athletic v West Ham United L 4-2 1st Southern
07 Sep 1903 West Ham United v Kettering Town W 4-1 1st Southern
12 Sep 1903 West Ham United v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 1st Southern
19 Sep 1903 Plymouth Argyle v West Ham United L 2-0 1st Southern
24 Sep 1903 West Ham United v Luton Town D 0-0 Southern League First Division
26 Sep 1903 West Ham United v Reading D 1-1 1st Southern
10 Oct 1903 West Ham United v Bristol Rovers L 1-4 1st Southern
17 Oct 1903 Brighton and Hove Albion v West Ham United L 3-2 1st Southern
31 Oct 1903 West Ham United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 4-0 FA Cup 3rd qualifying round
07 Nov 1903 West Ham United v Brentford L 0-1 1st Southern
14 Nov 1903 Clapton v West Ham United W 0-3 FA Cup 4th qualifying round
21 Nov 1903 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United L 2-1 1st Southern
28 Nov 1903 Chatham v West Ham United W 0-5 FA Cup 5th qualifying round
05 Dec 1903 New Brompton v West Ham United D 0-0 1st Southern
12 Dec 1903 West Ham United v Fulham L 0-1 FA Cup Intermediate round
25 Dec 1903 West Ham United v Southampton W 2-1 1st Southern
26 Dec 1903 Portsmouth v West Ham United L 2-1 1st Southern
28 Dec 1903 West Ham United v Fulham W 2-0 1st Southern
02 Jan 1904 West Ham United v Millwall Athletic L 0-1 1st Southern
09 Jan 1904 Queens Park Rangers v West Ham United L 2-1 1st Southern
16 Jan 1904 West Ham United v Plymouth Argyle D 1-1 1st Southern
30 Jan 1904 West Ham United v Wellingborough Town W 4-1 Southern League First Division
06 Feb 1904 Bristol Rovers v West Ham United L 4-0 1st Southern
13 Feb 1904 West Ham United v Brighton and Hove Albion W 5-0 1st Southern
27 Feb 1904 West Ham United v Northampton Town W 2-0 1st Southern
02 Mar 1904 Reading v West Ham United L 1-0 1st Southern
05 Mar 1904 Brentford v West Ham United L 2-0 1st Southern
12 Mar 1904 Swindon Town v West Ham United L 1-0 1st Southern
19 Mar 1904 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 1st Southern
26 Mar 1904 Luton Town v West Ham United L 1-0 1st Southern
01 Apr 1904 West Ham United v Portsmouth W 3-0 1st Southern
02 Apr 1904 West Ham United v New Brompton D 0-0 1st Southern
04 Apr 1904 Southampton v West Ham United D 1-1 1st Southern
07 Apr 1904 Northampton Town v West Ham United W 1-3 1st Southern
09 Apr 1904 Kettering Town v West Ham United W 0-1 1st Southern
23 Apr 1904 Fulham v West Ham United D 1-1 1st Southern
30 Apr 1904 West Ham United v Swindon Town L 0-1 1st Southern


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