West Ham v Newcastle preview

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has no fresh injury concerns ahead of Saturday's Premier League game against Newcastle at Upton Park.

The Hammers boss will give late fitness tests to Guy Demel (concussion), Joey O'Brien (knock), James Collins (calf) and Ravel Morrison (groin) .

Captain Kevin Nolan could return to action following his three-game suspension, but West Ham will definitely be without Ricardo Vaz Te (knee) and Winston Reid (foot), who are their only long term casualties.

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew could name an unchanged team for the trip to his former club as he has no fresh injury woes.

Pardew will certainly be without Fabricio Coloccini and Ryan Taylor who are his only injury absentees.

Hatem Ben Arfa will be vying for a recall to the starting line-up following his cameo appearance in last weekend's 2-0 defeat against Manchester City.