December 19 2013 Latest news:
Dave Evans, West Ham Correspondent
Thursday, August 8, 2013
The Hammers will face Cheltenham Town for the first time in their history when the two meet in the Capital One Cup second round
West Ham have been drawn to face Cheltenham Town at home in theCapital One Cup second round.
It will be the first time they have ever faced the Gloucestershire club, who have made the play-offs in League Two in the last two seasons.
Mark Yates’ side booked their place in the second round of the competition with a dramatic 4-3 extra-time victory over Crawley on Tuesday night with Byron Harrison scoring two goals.
Sam Allardyce’s side received a bye to this stage and will be hoping to enjoy success in this competition after reaching the semi-finals in the 2010/11 season.
Last term they dispatched Crewe Alexandra 2-0 at the second round stage, before being dumped out of the competition by Wigan Athletic in the next round by 4-1.
The ties will take place on the week beginning August 26.