Cobblers to host Premier League opposition in pre-season friendly

Season ticket holders from 2020/21 given free admission

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 10:55 am
West Ham will play in the Europa League next season.

Cobblers will welcome Premier League opposition to Sixfields in July when West Ham United visit for a pre-season friendly.

The Hammers, who are set to play in the Europa League next season after finishing sixth in the top flight, will take on Northampton at 7pm on Tuesday, July 13, with the home club offering free admission to this game for all 2020/21 season ticket holders.

This match has been confirmed by West Ham as a first team fixture, one of two games they will play that night as they split their squad across two matches to ensure as many of their players as possible get game time.

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Admission details, including the free admission for 2020/21 season ticket holders, will be confirmed in due course.

"We are delighted to be able to welcome West Ham United to Sixfields," said chief executive James Whiting.

"West Ham enjoyed an excellent season and we can't think of a better pre-season game to be able to welcome supporters back to Sixfields with.

"As a thank you to 2020/21 season ticket holders for their support through the pandemic, we will be offering those who held a season ticket last season free admission to this game and further details about this will follow in due course."

Cobblers are expected to announce some further pre-season friendlies in the coming days.