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Everything you need to know: Hammers v Newcastle

West Ham take on Newcastle in yet another ‘cup final’ as the Irons aim to reach the Champions League!

The Hammers are within a point of third-placed Leicester and can ill-afford any slip-ups if we are to make the dream a reality!

Here’s everything you need to know about the game.


Newcastle v West Ham – Premier League.


The game will take place at the St James’ Park


The game will kick off at 12:30 in the UK.


The game will air on Sky Sports and Now TV in the UK.

NBC Sports in the US.

Canada: DAZN.

Australia: Optus Sport.

China: QQ Sports Live.

Mexico: Sky HD and Blue To Go Video Everywhere.

UAE: beIN Sports Connect.

Injury news – West Ham

Declan Rice and Mikey Antonio are definitely out.

Aaron Cresswell faces a late fitness test after a thigh injury sustained against Leicester. Mark Noble should be fit but Angelo Ogbonna is a doubt, as are Manuel Lanzini, Darren Randolph, and Andriy Yarmolenko.

Injury news – Newcastle

Jamaal Lascelles is out, as are Ryan Fraser, Fabian Schar, and Isaac Hayden.

Last 5 meetings

The Hammers don’t have the best recent record against the Magpies. They lost 2-0 in the opening game of the season this term. The previous two meetings prior to that were a 2-2 draw and a 3-2 loss.

The Hammers last beat them in March of 2019, winning 2-0, and won the meeting before that too, a 3-0 victory in December 2018.


Kevin Friend will be the man in the middle.

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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.

3 comments on “Everything you need to know: Hammers v Newcastle

  1. not to mention this coming week marks the 35th anniversary of the 8-1 win in 1986. timing, eh?

  2. was at that game, seems like yesterday, great day out. what also made my day was i took a sunderland supporter who could not believe is eyes as to what was happening.

  3. 8-1, Was in the south bank, got thrown out at 3-1 , was in a surge that knocked a an old bill over and he got the hump.
    Bunked back in to see 5th to 8th goals !
    Barmy Upton park evening and went home believing and dreaming of the league title, great memories of that season.
    35 years wow, where did that go.

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