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West Ham squad return on Monday

West Ham first team players have just one day remaining of their holidays before they must report for duty to kick off West Ham’s pre-season schedule.

The first team squad along with a number of Academy players will fly out to Switzerland on Monday afternoon with Manuel Pellegrini and his new backroom team. Those on International duty such as Cheik Kouyate and Lukasz Fabianski will be given another two weeks off after being knocked out of the World Cup while Javier Hernandez will also have two weeks more holiday after Mexico finally bow out of the tournament which could be as early as Monday.

The first team squad will be staying at the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz in the northeast section of Switzerland, also known as Heidiland.  The Hammers scheduled stay in Switzerland is 2nd to 13th July and the Hammers will play FC Winterthur will play at the Stadion Schützenwiese close to Zurich in Northern Switzerland on Sunday 8th July at 3 pm.

After two days off on their return, they start a series of home pre-season friendlies. They face Wycombe Wanderers on 14 July  at Adams Park followed by  Preston North End at Deepdale on 21 July

The Hammers then travel to Bescot Stadium on 25 July to face Aston Villa and three days later they face Ipswich Town at Portman Road on 28th July. Two weeks later comes the first day of the Premier League comes away at Anfield on 11th August.

About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter
 

One comment on “West Ham squad return on Monday

  1. Not playing friendlies at the LS is a bit of a nause, set up a prestige tournament ffs that gets teams that fans will want to fill the stadium for.

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