WEST HAM have moved into their new London Stadium home to become which has become only the fourth club ground in Britain which can accommodate more than 60,000 fans along with Arsenal's Emirates Stadium, Manchester United's Old Trafford and Celtic Park.
However, there was a time when the grounds of our clubs could cater for those sort of numbers.
Here, JOE EDWARDS takes a look at five matches that made it onto a recent 22-strong list of the highest attended home matches in Britain, with four West Midlands sides involved.
VILLA V DERBY - FA CUP 1946. Villa Park now has a capacity of 42,682, which was reduced this season in the Championship as the upper tier of the Trinity Road stand is closed.
1 The most renowned stand of the stadium, The Holte End was once the largest end terrace in English football and on March 2 1946, 76,588 watched Villa face Derby in an FA Cup quarter-final first leg match.
Frank Broome, George Edwards and Bob Iverson netted in the seven-goal thriller, which the Rams edged 4-3.
CHARLTON V VILLA - FA CUP 1938. The towering East Terrace at the Valley was once the largest standing area in English football.
2 So it is no surprise Charlton Athletic's record home attendance is 75,031 for an FA Cup fifth round tie with Aston Villa, in which the likes of Eric Houghton starred, on February 12 1938.
BIRMINGHAM V EVERTON - FA CUP 1939. 3 When Wolves visit the now 30,000 capacity St Andrew's on September 20, there will no doubt be a fantastic atmosphere.
Another day which the ground would have been rocking was for the visit of Everton in the fifth round of the FA Cup on February 11 1939.
A crowd of 67,341 saw Owen Madden score twice as the game finished 2-2, with the Toffees 2-1 victors in the replay four days later.
ALBION V ARSENAL - FA CUP 1937. The Baggies' average home attendance last season was 24,631, with a season high of 26,313 for the clash with Newcastle United on Monday December 28.
4 On March 6 1937, of course taking into account fans would stand at games back then, 64,815 were inside The Hawthorns for a FA Cup quarterfinal against Arsenal.
Albion prevailed 3-1, with Jack Mahon at the double and WG Richardson also on the score sheet. They went on to lose 4-1 against Preston North End in the semis.
5 LIVERPOOL V WOLVES - FA CUP 1952. Work to complete Anfield's new Main Stand will see the capacity of the stadium increased to 54,000 in the current campaign. Unless the Merseyside club plan to up that figure by a further 8,000 though, their record home attendance will not be broken any time soon. There were 61,905 fans on hand on February 2 1952 for the FA Cup fourth round tie between Liverpool and Wolves, which the hosts won 2-1. Bob Paisley and Cyril Done both scored for the Reds in the opening 10 minutes and despite a 72nd-minute reply through Jimmy Mullen, Wolves, managed at the time by Stan Cullis, were unable to complete the fightback.
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