This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between West Ham United and Stoke City at 15:00 on 5th March 2011 in the Premier League.

Footymad preview History of the West Ham United v Stoke City fixture

West Ham United prepare to entertain Stoke City at Boleyn Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Hammers are clearly on top, having won 20 and lost only 7 of the 38 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Boleyn Ground was earlier this season, with West Ham United running out comfortable 3-1 winners in an League Cup match.