West Ham off to Switzerland to play in 50th Uhren Cup

PUBLISHED: 13:02 19 May 2011 | UPDATED: 13:07 19 May 2011

Barclays Premier League Wigan Athletic v West Ham United DW Stadium 15-05-2011; Fan despair

Barclays Premier League Wigan Athletic v West Ham United DW Stadium 15-05-2011; Fan despair


Hammers Switzerland bound

West Ham will take part in the 50th Uhren Cup tournament this coming July in Switzerland.

The Hammers will take on Young Boys and Basel when their campaign starts on Monday, July 11 in the the Stadium of Grenchen in the centre of the country.

West Ham will face the 11 times Swiss champions Young Boys before taking on Swiss champions Basel on Wednesday, July 13.

FC Zurich and Hertha Berlin are also taking part and the team with the most points is the victor.

The competition was won by Stuttgart last year and West Ham’s participation will be the first from and English side since Ipswich Town took part in 1963.

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