Turner skippers the side with club captain Lorik Cana not even included among the subsitutes after the Albania international failed to recover from a groin problem.
Alan Hutton is included on a strong-looking Sunderland bernch that includes Kenwyne Jones and Bolo Zenden.
Hammers striker Mido has paid for Monday's penalty miss by being dropped from the squad.
WEST HAM (4-4-2): Green(gk); Kovac, Upson,Da Costa,Spector;Flaubert,Behrami,Noble,Stanislas;Ilan,Cole. Subs:Kurucz(gk),Gabbidon,Franco,McCarthy,Diamanti,Daprela,Spence.
SUNDERLAND (4-4-2): Gordon; Ferdinand,Turner,Da Silva,Richardson;Henderson,Meyler,Cattermole,Malbranque;Campbell,Bent. Subs: Carson(gk),Bardsley,Hutton,Zenden,Jones,Kilgallon,Benjani.