West Ham stadium poll

A poll has found most West Ham fans want to move to the Olympic Stadium.

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Hammers' Vice-Chairman is pleased with poll

"I would like to thank each and every supporter that took the time to have their say on what is an historic and monumental decision for the Club. We must now engage further with the fans who've requested more information but it is fantastic to know that the consensus among our supporters is that they are behind the move.

"Now we know we have their support to advance this incredible project, we can look forward to the busy, but exciting,three years ahead working together to ensure that this world-class arena exceeds their expectations."

– Karren Brady, West Ham United Vice-Chairman

West Ham say 85% of supporters want Olympic Stadium move

West Ham are expected to start playing at the Olympic Stadium in 2016. Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

West Ham have said a poll of 12,000 of their fans found that 85% were in favour of the club moving to the Olympic Stadium from Upton Park. Another 10% said they would consider supporting it but wanted more information. The poll was carried out by SMG YouGov.

The poll found the majority of fans thought the move would help boost the club and provide more funds to improve the team. Others said the Olympic Stadium would provide a better experience for the fans. 48% of fans said they would attend more of the club's games if West Ham played in Stratford.


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