West Ham v Wolves called off as area outside Upton Park deemed too dangerous for the fans

09 January 2010 12:23
West Ham's Barclays Premier League match against Wolves, scheduled for tomorrow, has been postponed due to conditions in the area surroundingUpton Park, league officials have announced.[LNB]It became the seventh Premier League match to be postponed.[LNB]A Premier League spokesman said: 'It is unfortunate that these matches havehad to be called off, however the advice from the statutory authorities in light of continuing adverse weather conditions was to postpone.[LNB] The pitch is fine but outside the ground is dangerous: Back in 1926 Arsenal played Manchester United with only lines visible unlike West Ham who can't play Wolves because the area outside Upton Park is not safe[LNB]'Clearly the safety of supporters in these circumstances is paramount and the league and clubs have acted quickly to ensure as few unnecessary journeys are undertaken as possible.[LNB]'Fans are advised to monitor club websites to keep up to date with any further developments regarding the weekend's remaining Barclays Premier Leaguefixtures.[LNB]'The Premier League will work with the clubs concerned to reschedule postponed fixtures as soon as practically possible.'[LNB] THE BIG FOOTBALL FREEZE: Sporting fixtures falling as fast as the snow - Sportsmail's list of the postponed matchesAngry Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger's cold snap at winter weather chaosMartin Samuel meets Wolves boss Mick McCarthy: 'Don't dare question my integrity'WEST HAM UNITED FC

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