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Geoff Pike

Geoff Pike at Upton Park 02 April 2011
Personal information
Date of birth28 September 1956(age 60)
Place of birthLower Clapton, London, England
Playing positionMidfielder

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Geoff Pike (born 28 September 1956 in Lower Clapton, London) is an English former footballer midfielder.

Pike played his early football in Thurrock and later with Gidea Park Rangers. He joined West Ham United in 1975 and was a member of the side that reached the 1975 FA Youth Cup Final. He made his league debut on 6 March 1976 against Birmingham City. In 1976, West Ham loaned him to the Hartford Bicentennials of the North American Soccer League. He returned on loan in 1977, but by that time the team had moved and was now known as the Connecticut Bicentennials.

He played for the Upton Park club for twelve years, gaining an FA Cup winners medal in 1980, a League Cup runners-up medal in 1981 and promotion back to the top tier, after finishing as Division Two champions in 1980 81. He amassed 372 appearances and 41 goals for West Ham in all competitions, until his departure in 1987.

He qualified for the UEFA Pro Licence in 2004.

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