Reserve Fixtures - Gunners First

West Ham United Reserves kick off the new season with a home clash with Arsenal at Dagenham & Redbridge on Wednesday, August 21.

The Barclaycard Premiership Reserve League (Southern Section) match will be played just three days before the clubs' senior teams meet in the opening Premiership game at Upton Park.

All Hammers' home Reserve matches will again be played at Dagenham.

Here is the full schedule facing Roger Cross and his players, although, of course, fixtures are subject to possible change (kick-offs 7pm unless otherwise stated):

Weds, Aug 21 v Arsenal (h)

Mon, Sept 9 v Wimbledon (a) - at Kingstonian, 7.30pm

Weds, Sept 18 v Charlton Athletic (a)

Mon, Sept 23 v Leicester City (a)

Mon, Oct 7 v Chelsea (a) - at Aldershot

Tues, Oct 15 v Tottenham Hotspur (h)

Weds, Nov 6 v Watford (a)

Tues, Nov 12 v Nottingham Forest (h)

Tues, Nov 19 v Southampton (a)

Tues,Nov 26 v Coventry City (h)

Tues, Dec 10 v Derby County (a)

Tues, Dec 17 v Fulham (h)

Weds, Jan 8 v Ipswich Town (a)

Mon, Jan 13 v Arsenal (a) - at Barnet

Tues, Jan 21 v Wimbledon (h)

Tues, Feb 4 v Leicester City (h)

Tues, Feb 11 v Charlton Athletic (h)

Tues, Feb 18 v Nottingham Forest (a)

Mon, Feb 24 v Tottenham Hotspur (a)

Tues, Mar 25 v Southampton (h)

Tues, Apr 1 v Coventry City (a)

Tues, Apr 8 v Derby County (h)

Tues, Apr 15 v Ipswich Town (h)

Weds, Apr 23 v Fulham (a) - at Woking

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