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19:00 28th August 2012

Max and Mellor recalled as Bunn gets first start

The official web-site brings you the team news from Upton Park as Crewe Alexandra come up against Premier League side West Ham United in the second round of the Capital One Cup competition. In the aftermath of the heavy defeat at Brentford on Saturday, there are recalls to the starting XI for defender Kelvin Mellor and young forward Max Clayton and a first start for the on-loan Harry Bunn.

Mathias Pogba (knee) did not travel and Adam Dugdale has been suffering with a stomach bug but was named on the bench. Abdul Osman was also left out with Luke Murphy moving back into the centre of midfield.

West Ham striker Nicky Maynard faces his former club as Hammers boss Sam Allardyce makes changes to his first-team.

West Ham United: Henderson, Nolan, Maynard, Maiga, Vaz Te, Taylor, o'Brien, Diarra, Spence, O'Neill, Potts

Subs: Spiegel, Demel, Fanimo, Driver, Moncur, McCallum, Hall

Crewe Alexandra: Martin, Mellor, Robertson, Ellis, Davis, Murphy, Westwood, Moore, Bunn, Clayton, Leitch-Smith

Subs: Garratt, Osman, Turton, Dugdale, Ray, Daniels, Guthrie


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