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Kidderminster Harriers vs West Ham: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction - FA Cup

Matt O'Connor-Simpson
Kidderminster are eyeing another giant killing
Kidderminster are eyeing another giant killing / Clive Mason/GettyImages
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West Ham will be looking to avoid an FA Cup giant-killing when they travel to National League North side Kidderminster Harriers on Saturday.

Kiddy's FA Cup campaign started all the way back in the second qualifying round in September, when they secured a 3-1 away win over Sporting Khalsa.

Five months and five wins later they will take on a West Ham side that have lifted the famous trophy three times.

Here is everything you need to know ahead of the game...


How to watch Kidderminster vs West Ham on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Saturday 5 February, 12:30 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Aggborough Stadium
TV channel/live stream? BBC One (UK), ESPN+ (US)
Highlights? FA Cup YouTube channel, BBC FA Cup Highlights (10.30pm - BBC One)
Referee? Jon Moss


Kidderminster team news

Kidderminster may be in the midst of a promotion push, but manager Russell Penn will be putting a full-strength side out here.

Striker Ethan Freemantle will be desperate to shake off a hamstring problem in time to feature, but he is Penn's only major injury concern.


West Ham team news

David Moyes does not get many chances to shuffle his pack and you should expect some changes here against non-league opposition.

On the injury front, Angelo Ogbonna will definitely miss out and Lukasz Fabianski is doubtful - not that he would have started anyway, most likely. There are no potential debuts to worry about because, you know, the Hammers didn't sign anyone in January.

You can read West Ham's predicted lineup here.


Kidderminster vs West Ham head-to-head record

Can we just shock you? These two teams have met before previously, albeit only once.

That game took place back in February 1994, in the fifth round of the FA Cup. A Hammers team containing the likes of Clive Allen, Martin Allen and Alvin Martin triumphed 1-0 courtesy of a goal from Lee Chapman.


Kidderminster vs West Ham score prediction

Apologies in advance to any football romantics out there, but we cannot see Kiddy springing another shock against the Hammers.

In the past you might have been worried for West Ham against non-league opposition, but these days Moyes have turned the east Londoners into a mentally strong outfit who never underestimate the task in front of them.

Harriers should score though, which will be fun.

Prediction: Kidderminster 1-4 West Ham

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