West Ham United 0 - 0 Newcastle United

Match info: Premier League at Boleyn Ground

Date: 04/05/2013 KO: 15:00 Ref: P Dowd Att: 34,962

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  • Last Updated: May 3 2013, 13:40 BST

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has no fresh injury concerns as he welcomes former club Newcastle to Upton Park on Saturday.

Defensive duo James Tomkins (calf) and George McCartney (knee) are again likely to miss out for the Hammers, who could climb to ninth in the Barclays Premier League with a win.

Mark Noble and Joe Cole will be pushing for places in the starting XI after improving their match fitness from the bench in recent weeks.

Newcastle full-back Mathieu Debuchy will miss the game through suspension.

The France international was sent off for two bookable offences during last weekend's 6-0 drubbing by Liverpool at St James' Park and will sit out the game at Upton Park as a result.

Left-back Massadio Haidara has also been sidelined by a hamstring injury, while keeper Tim Krul (dislocated shoulder), full-back Davide Santon (hamstring) and midfielder Sylvain Marveaux (groin) are all still out, although skipper Fabricio Coloccini could return from a long-term back problem.


West Ham (from): Jaaskelainen, Henderson, Demel, Reid, O'Brien, Pogatetz, Collins, Potts, Spence, Nolan, O'Neil, Collison, Diame, Noble, Taylor, J Cole, Jarvis, Vaz Te, Carroll, C Cole, Wellington.

Newcastle (from): Elliot, Harper, Simpson, S. Taylor, Coloccini, Williamson, Yanga-Mbiwa, Perch, Tiote, Bigirimana, Cabaye, Anita, Gutierrez, Ben Arfa, Gosling, Obertan, Sissoko, Cisse, Gouffran, Ameobi, Campbell.

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