Poll shows fans back Hammers move

West Ham's plan to move into the Olympic Stadium has the backing of 85% of the club's supporters, according to a comprehensive poll conducted by SMG YouGov.

The survey showed that 51% of those questioned believed the move would provide West Ham with the resources to improve the squad.

The other reasons given for supporting the move included growing the club's supporter base and the belief the Olympic Stadium would provide an improved fan experience.

Only 5% of the 11,858 supporters questioned were against West Ham leaving Upton Park under any circumstances while 10% said they would consider backing the move but they required more information.

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