West Ham United are delighted to confirm that Thursday’s UEFA Europa League clash with FC Lusitans will be streamed live on whufc.com!
Supporters all over the world will be able to enjoy exclusive coverage of the Hammers’ first European match in nine years, completely FREE of charge on the Official Website, brought to you by the Club’s principal partners Betway.
The broadcast of the first qualifying round first leg meeting with the Andorran club will begin at 7.30pm, enabling fans everywhere to enjoy the build-up at a sold-out Boleyn Ground.
With new manager Slaven Bilic also set to be introduced to the crowd shortly before kick-off, the worldwide Claret and Blue Army will be able to be part of the start of the historic Farewell Boleyn season.
Commentary will be provided by experienced UEFA commentator Rob Daly, with expert analysis from former Hammers winger Stuart Slater.
West Ham United Managing Director Angus Kinnear said he was delighted that the Club’s wider fanbase would be able to join 35,000 fans inside the stadium in embarking on what will be a memorable 2015/16 campaign.
“Everyone at the Club has been bowled over by the amazing interest and enthusiasm shown by supporters for what promises to be an emotional, unforgettable season, starting with our UEFA Europa League visit of FC Lusitans” said Kinnear.
“Ever since the draw was made, we have been inundated with enquiries about tickets from fans all over the world, and to completely sell out the Boleyn Ground just shows what a special group our supporters are.
“For those unable to attend in person, we were determined to make sure our fans were able to enjoy the game and, thanks to the backing of our principal partner Betway, they will be able to do so on whufc.com, completely free of charge.
“A year from now we will be moving to our new Stadium and the support for this fixture only reconfirms our confidence that we will be roared on by 54,000 fans when we get there.”
The Club’s new digital platform was re-launched in February 2015, providing users with a modern, fully-responsive website fit for a leading Barclays Premier League club.
By visiting whufc.com regularly, fans can enjoy breaking news, views and the very latest exclusive behind-the-scenes content, including free West Ham TV for all.