West Ham expected to move in 2015

WEST HAM have been named as the preferred bidders to take over the Olympic Stadium in east London, although it is unlikely the venue will be ready to reopen before August 2015.

Hills are betting on when the Hammers first play a competitive match at the Olympic Stadium and 2015 is the 5-4 favourite followed by 2016 at 5-2. It’s 10-1 for West Ham to first host a game before the end of 2014 and a date of 2018 or later is just 2-1 with many hurdles still to overcome before the athletics venue is ready for football.

Punters can get 5-6 that West Ham play a Uefa European match in Stratford within five years of moving out of Upton Park and the same price not to mix it with Europe’s strongest teams, while current boss Sam Allardyce is 11-10 not to be manager by the time United first play a competitive match at the Olympic Stadium.

Match in Focus

12:15 Sa 3Sep SS1

Peterborough v Swindon

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Peterborough were top scorers at home in League One last season
Expert verdict
Peterborough have won three of their first five outings in League One, including a 5-1 victory over Millwall that made the division sit up and listen. They may not currently boast the best of records against Swindon, losing four of their last five meetings with the Robins, but Posh should put that right on Saturday against visitors who have failed to convince in the new campaign. Swindon have yet to win on the road and struggled towards the end of last season, winning just two of their final 12 games.

 

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