Hammers head north of the border to face Hoops

West Ham United’s pre-season fixture list is highlighted by a trip to Scotland to face Celtic at Parkhead.

Hammers boss, David Moyes started his playing career with the Glasgow giants. The game will take place on Saturday, July 24 (3pm).

As well as Celtic, West Ham will send squads to Leyton Orient and Northampton Town on Tuesday, July 13. Both matches kicking off at 7pm.

On Wednesday, July 21 Moyes will take a team to the Madejski Stadium to face Championship side, Reading (7pm). Meanwhile, on Friday 23 a Hammers XI head to Roots Hall Stadium to take on Vanarama National League side, Southend United.

In other news, West Ham has confirmed that frontman Oladapo Afolayan has joined Bolton Wanderers permanently following a successful loan period with the Sky Bet League One new boys.

Brian Jeeves

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