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West Ham’s former home Upton Park almost unrecognisable as demolition work draws to an end

Slaven Bilic's Hammers left the famous old Boleyn Ground at the end of the 2015-16 season

WEST HAM’S former Upton Park home looks almost unrecognisable as demolition work draws towards its close.

The Hammers left the famous old Boleyn Ground at the end of the 2015-16 season, with work to tear it down now taking over a year.

Upton Park looks almost unrecognisable after a year of demolition work

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Upton Park looks almost unrecognisable after a year of demolition work

Slaven Bilic’s side now host their games at the flashy 66,000-seated London Stadium.

However pictures from Friday show remarkably different scenes, with the area completely unrecognisable.

Just some rubble and the mangled remnants of an old stand remain on the East London site.

West Ham played their last game at the stadium on May 10, 2016 – when they beat Manchester United 3-2.

West Ham's old stomping ground, The Boleyn Ground, is being demolished

The Boleyn Ground looks decimated as work to bring it down continues

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The Boleyn Ground looks decimated as work to bring it down continues

Upton Park staged its final game on May 10, 2016 in a 3-2 win over Man United

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Upton Park staged its final game on May 10, 2016 in a 3-2 win over Man United

Irons fans struggled to come to terms with saying goodbye to Upton Park as they waved away unforgettable memories in moving into the stadium originally built for the Olympic Games in 2012.

Supporters were not the only people who found the transition hard, with the players also under-performing in their new stadium.

West Ham now play their games at London Stadium in Stratford

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West Ham now play their games at London Stadium in Stratford

The Boleyn Ground has now all but disappeared after a year of work

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The Boleyn Ground has now all but disappeared after a year of work

Shortly after their move, fans found it difficult to bring their atmosphere from Upton Park into their new home.

A series of fights broke out in the new arena as the Hammers stumbled to 11th in the Premier League in 2016-17.