Hammers v Newcastle: All the latest news


West Ham United and Newcastle meet on a big high this Sunday with the Irons  having beaten  SC Freiburg 2-1 on Thursday in UEFA Europa League whilst the Toon won  4-1 win at home to Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League.

Some tickets remain available on the Ticket Exchange, with Season Ticket Holders who cannot attend this fixture relisting their seats for other supporters to buy.

The game will not be shown live in the UK, but will be shown across the world by the Premier League’s international broadcast partners.

Fans can follow  the action via the club’s live blog on and across their social media channels.

Live audio commentary will be available in the UK on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra  and worldwide on the club’s official website and app.

The Irons are still without Aaron Cresswell who is close to recovery  from a hamstring injury he picked up against FK TSC last month.

And the manager will make a late decision on Michail Antonio (adductor). Newcastle will definitely be without Anthony Gordan, who is suspended

Brazilian Joelinton is also expected to be unavailable after going down injured in the same game, while summer signing Harvey Barnes has picked up a foot injury that Eddie Howes believes will keep the winger out until December.

Dutch defender Sven Botman (knee) is also ruled out and midfielder Joe Willock (Achilles) and Emil Krafth (ACL) are also big doubts, Hammers bogeyman striker though may be involved after missing a couple of recent games.

Referee: Peter Bankes
Assistant Referees: Eddie Smart & Nick Greenhalgh
Fourth Official: Michael Salisbury
VAR: Andy Madley
Assistant VAR: Simon Long

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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