Reserves back in action

Alex Dyer will lead West Ham United reserves back into action on Monday night with a derby date away to Tottenham Hotspur.

The reserve-team coach has achieved two wins in his three games in charge since Gianfranco Zola's arrival and will look for another success against Spurs, in a match to be played at Leyton Orient. To underline the importance of Dyer's role, the likes of James Collins, Hayden Mullins and Freddie Sears all staked successful first-team claims by impressing in the reserves' last outing - a 1-0 win against Arsenal.

"The reserves are very important," said the Forest Gate-born Dyer. "Sometimes you can forget how important the job is. You want to develop the young lads but at the same time you have got the experienced pros who need to get games. The ones that have come in for me have been great and their attitude has been excellent. We have had two wins and a loss since I have been in charge and it has gone well."

Tickets for the match, which kicks-off at 7pm, are priced at £5 for adults and £3 concessions. For directions to the Matchroom Stadium click here.