Reserves face Tuesday test

West Ham United could field a strong reserve team for the London derby against Arsenal reserves on Tuesday evening.

Several of the first-team squad that were not involved in Sunday's match against Hull City may figure in the match, which will be played at Bishop's Stortford's Woodside Park ground. Jan Lastuvka, Walter Lopez, Calum Davenport, Hayden Mullins, Jack Collison and Luis Boa Morte did not play against Hull so could be in line to start.

James Collins may also feature as he continues his recovery from a knee injury, while several of the younger players that gave encouraging displays in the previous match against Fulham will be hoping to be involved again this time around. United are eighth in the Barclays Premier Reserve League South after one win and two defeats, but have a game in hand over fourth-placed Arsenal going into the encounter. will have full text coverage of the of contest along with all of the post-match reaction. Admission is £5 for adults and £2 for concessions, with West Ham United season ticket holders getting in free. Kick-off is at 7pm.