West Ham COULD rise to 14th above Wolves!


For the record it is perhaps just worth remembering that should we score the unlikeliest of victories over Pep Guardiola’s side West Ham  rise to 14th, above Wolverhampton Wanderers.

A draw would take the Londoners five points clear of Leicester City, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest with four matches remaining.

Yes. we all know it really is impossible to consider a victory but let’s also remember the Hammers mantra at times like this: “Only West Ham!

We will see how the team perform by watching Sky Sports Main Event, Premier League and Ultra HDR in the UK should we be subscribers.

And the game will be shown across the world by the Premier League’s international broadcast partners.

You can listen to commentary in the UK on BBC Radio London 94.9FM and worldwide on and our official app.

West Ham United boss David Moyes will be without two players on Wednesday. Striker Gianluca Scamacca has undergone surgery to repair a knee issue, while centre-back Kurt Zouma was replaced during Saturday’s fixture at Crystal Palace with an ankle injury.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola confirmed in his pre-match press conference that Dutch defender Nathan Aké has recovered from a thigh injury, while Belgian attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne was set to train on Tuesday after missing Sunday’s win at Fulham.

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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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