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West Ham v Doncaster: All you need to know

West Ham will be aiming to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday.

A clash with League One side Doncaster Rovers could be a potential banana skin but one feels this is a game the Irons should be winning.

A victory would see them safely into the next round, where they will play either Manchester United or Liverpool.


West Ham v Doncaster Rovers – FA Cup fourth round.


The game will take place at the London Stadium.


The game is a 3 pm kick-off on Saturday.


The game will air on the BBC’s digital platforms, meaning you can get it on the red button and on the website.

Injury news – West Ham

Arthur Masuaku will be absent from the squad as he continues his injury recovery.

Injury news – Doncaster

Tyreece John-Jules, who is on loan at the club from Arsenal, is currently injured.

James Coppinger and Madger Gomes are also out; AJ Greaves and Brandon Horton are both cup-tied.

Last 5 meetings

The Hammers have played Doncaster twice in the past decade, with both meetings coming in the Championship, in 2012 and 2011. The 2012 meeting ended in a 1-1 draw, while the 2011 one ended with a 2-1 win for the Irons.

The three meetings before that all came in the 1950s; two draws and a win for the Irons.


Robert Jones will be the man in the middle. Martin Atkinson will be the VAR, assisted by Sian Massey-Ellis.

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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.