West Ham vs Wolves: team news, referee and TV channel

Everything you need to know ahead of Wolverhampton Wanderers’s trip to West Ham United on Saturday in the Premier League.

Wolverhampton Wanderers travel to the London Stadium on Saturday to take on West Ham United in Premier League action.

The Old Gold have won just one of their opening seven league games, drawing three and losing their other three.

Bruno Lage’s side sit 17th in the table going into Saturday’s fixture, two points above the Hammers who are 18th.

Wolves fell to a 3-0 defeat to Premier League champions Manchester City last time out, with defender Nathan Collins being sent off for a poor tackle on Jack Grealish.

Collins will miss Wolves’ next three league games after seeing red against City. Credit: Getty.

As for West Ham, they are without a win in their last three league fixtures and lost 1-0 against Everton in their previous match.

With that being said, here’s all the information you need to know ahead of the Old Gold’s clash with the Hammers.

When is West Ham vs Wolves?

The match takes place on Saturday 1 October at the London Stadium, kick-off is 5:30pm.

Is West Ham vs Wolves on TV?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports main event and Premier League, the Sky Sports website and Sky Go app, with coverage of the game beginning at 5pm. A Sky subscription will be required to watch the clash.

Who is the referee for West Ham vs Wolves?

Paul Tierney is the man in the middle. He will be assisted by Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies, while the fourth official for the clash is Michael Salisbury.

Peter Bankes will be the VAR, and will be assisted by Ian Hussin.

Latest team news

Lage made one change to his starting XI against City with Goncalo Guedes replacing the injured Sasa Kalajdzic.

The latter is one of four unavailable players for Saturday’s fixture after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury against Southampton on September 3, while Raul Jimenez (groin) and Chiquinho (knee) are also out.

Guedes replaced Kalajdzic in Wolves’ starting XI against City. Credit: Getty.

Collins will also miss Wolves next three fixtures after his straight red card against City last time out.

As for West Ham, David Moyes made several changes to his starting XI against Everton from their 3-2 win over Silkeborg in the Conference League three days prior.

The Hammers are expected to have an almost fully fit squad to choose from, but will be without long-term absentee Nayef Aguerd who sustained an ankle injury during pre-season.

Ben Johnson will also miss the game. The full-back has a hamstring issue that he suffered during the club’s 1-1 draw with Aston Villa August 28.