Duo due at Lakeside today

Fans heading to the Lakeside store on Monday will have the chance to meet West Ham United first-team players Jack Collison and Freddie Sears.

The homegrown Hammers are due to be at the shopping centre in West Thurrock, Essex for an hour from approximately 3pm on Monday 22 December, where they will be meeting fans and signing autographs. The popular Collison and Sears are both graduates of the club's famed Academy and have been rewarded for their rapid rise this season with long-term contracts.

The Lakeside store is the perfect place for all your Christmas gift ideas, with something for everyone whatever their age or budget. The Lakeside store will be open between 10am and 11pm on 22 and 23 December, with 10 per cent off all items (excluding Umbro replica and sale items) between 8pm and 11pm.

Last-minute shoppers will also be able to shop between 10am and 5pm on Christmas Eve. The Stadium store will be open between 9.30am and 5pm on December 22 and 23 and between 9.30am and 3pm on Christmas Eve. Alternatively, you can shop online here. Please note all player appearances are subject to change.