Hammers Face The Diamonds

West Ham United will face Second Division Rushden & Diamonds at Upton Park in the first round of the new Carling Cup.

The Carling Cup, which is the new name for the Worthington Cup, took place on Wednesday morning and The Hammers were drawn against the newly promoted side for the first time in a cup competition. The two sides last met in a friendly in August 2001 which West Ham won 3-1.

The tie will take place during the Week commencing August 11th. Ticket details will be available on this website when announced.

The Full draw

Huddersfield v Derby
Rotherham v York
Crewe v Wrexham
Doncaster v Grimsby
Chesterfield v Burnley
Sheff Wed v Hartlepool
Macclesfield v Sheff Utd
Stoke v Rochdale
Tranmere v Bury
Scunthorpe v Oldham
Walsall v Carlisle
Bradford v Darlington
Port Vale v Nottm Forest
Barnsley v Blackpoo
Preston v Notts County
Wigan v Hull
Lincoln v Stockport
Mansfield v Sunderland
Coventry v Peterborough
Wycombe v Wimbledon
Colchester v Plymouth
Ipswich v Kidderminster
Millwall v Oxford Utd
Cambridge Utd v Gillingham
Bristol City v Swansea
Watford v Bournemouth
Southend v Swindon
Boston Utd v Reading
Luton v Yeovil
Bristol Rovers v Brighton
West Brom v Brentford
Cheltenham v QPR
Cardiff v Leyton Orient
West Ham v Rushden
Northampton v Norwich
Torquay v Crystal Palace