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Everything you need to know about Blades v Irons

West Ham take on Sheffield United this weekend.

The Hammers can move into the top 10 with a victory, provided other results go their way.

Here’s your match preview!


Sheffield United v West Ham United – Premier League


The game will take place at Bramall Lane.


The game is scheduled to kick off at 2pm on Sunday.


The game will air on Sky Sports. The Premier League have done away with the PPV scheme, so this game will be free to anyone with a Sky Sports subscription!

Injury news – West Ham

There are some doubts over Michail Antonio after his thigh injury.

He has recovered from his problem and is back in training but he could start on the bench if David Moyes chooses against risking him.

Mark Noble could be back after a rib injury, while Angelo Ogbonna has overcome a groin injury.

Andriy Yarmolenko will miss out.

Last five meetings

The Hammers actually have a remarkably poor record against the Blades.

The five meetings stretch back to 2006; the Hammers won 1-0 at Upton Park but haven’t beaten them since.

A 3-0 loss at Bramall Lane followed that in 2007, before a 1-1 draw in the League Cup which the Irons lost on penalties.

The two sides played out a 1-1 draw at the London Stadium last season, while Chris Wilder’s men won 1-0 at Bramall Lane.


Martin Atkinson will be the man in the middle. Constantine Hatzidakis and Peter Kirkup are the assistants, while Robert Jones is the fourth official. Jonathan Moss will be the VAR official, and the assistant VAR will be Andy Halliday.

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About Dave Langton

A journalist with 10 years' experience of working on National newspapers, now chief reporter covering the club that I've loved since I was a boy. Upton Park remains the greatest football stadium ever built.