• West Ham and Manchester United meet for last ever clash at Upton Park
  • Hammers will be moving to Olympic Stadium next season
  • Manchester United aim to keep up Champions League qualification hopes
  • Red Devils must win to leapfrog rivals Man City heading into last day
  • Barclays Premier League kick-off from Boleyn Ground is at 7.45pm BST
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It’s the end of an era in east London as West Ham United play their final ever game at Upton Park when they welcome Manchester United for Tuesday’s sole Premier League clash.

After 112 years at the Boleyn Ground, the Hammers will be moving to the Olympic Stadium from next season and hope to go out on a high as they aim to keep alive their hopes of reaching the Europa League next term.

Louis van Gaal’s side are far from in the mood to play the respecting visitors though. Needing a win to keep their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League in their hands at the expense of rivals Manchester City, the Red Devils will be desperate to grab all three points in what is sure to be an emotional night. Follow all the action with Sportsmail as it happens.

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The West Ham team coach is mobbed as it arrives before the Barclays Premier League match

West Ham fans dancing in the street outside the Boleyn pub before the game

A moped rider tries to find a route through a sea of West Ham fans on the junction of Green street

Now we wait for Manchester United’s…

One Upton Park stands marks the 112 years West ham spent at the Boleyn Ground

West Ham united legend Sir Trevor Brooking and commentator Jonathan Pearce (left) step out the Upton Park tunnel

Merchandise focusing on Tottenham’s failed Premier League title bid go on sale outside Upton Park

West Ham United fans arrive Upton Park underground station on their way to the final match at the Boleyn Ground

Fans gather around the statue outside Upton Park featuring Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst, Ray Wilson and Martin Peters before the game

I just wonder at the level of detail and attention in that ‘penalties’ document for the West Ham keeper…and I also hope he doesn’ take to the pitch with flip-flops as his match wear.

A penalties document on manchester United is placed for pre-match reading for the West Ham keeper

The team kit for West Ham will be marked with farewell messages for Upton Park

The match programme showing both covers rests inside the Hammers dressing room

The Upton Park dressing room prepares to welcome West Ham stars for the final time

Just as well there are no other matches tonight – even Manchester United’s chances of trying to reach next season’s Champions League is struggling to get column space, but i can assure you we will get to it!

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It promises to be an emotional night at Upton Park as West Ham play their final game at the iconic East End venue on Tuesday night – with Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United providing the opposition.

West Ham are leaving the Boleyn Ground after 112 years to take up residency at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford from next season.

Here, Sportsmail takes a trip down memory lane as the Hammers prepare to bid farewell to their hallowed home.

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OLIVER TODD: West Ham supporters have been warned they face a day in court as well as cancelling the Boleyn Ground closing ceremony if they invade the pitch after the stadium’s final game on Tuesday night.

Police match commander Superintendent Dick Blanchard says any disorder will be met with robust action from the authorities after Sir Trevor Brooking and chairman David Gold pleaded with fans not to disrupt the club’s ‘Farewell Boleyn’ plans.

The Hammers have invited everyone who has ever played for them to the Manchester United fixture with a special closing ceremony planned on the pitch after the game.

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Fans and supporters of West Ham United prepare for their side’s clash with Manchester United

West Ham say goodbye to Upton Park on Tuesday as the Hammers host Manchester United in the final match at the east London venue.

A move to the Olympic Stadium awaits this summer, bringing to an end 112 years of rich history and tradition at the famous old Boleyn Ground.

Here, Sportsmail columnists Jamie Redknapp, Martin Keown and Jamie Carragher reminisce about their experiences of playing in the stadium…

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Balloons are used to decorate the Boleyn Pub near Upton Park before the game

West Ham will bid an emotional farewell to Upton Park, the east London club’s home for 112 years, when they host Manchester United on Tuesday night.

The Hammers, who are still in with a chance of securing a European spot, will take up residency at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford from next season.

Here, Sportsmail’s reporters share their favourite memories and discuss what they’ll miss about the iconic London fortress.

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Supporters pose for their final pictures outside Upton Park on a match day

Because there is still a football to be played, right? Even so, if there is one souvenir scarf to be had this evening, surely it’s being there for West Ham’s last ever Upton Park match.

West Ham vs Manchester United and chances to reach the Champions League come round every season. If you don’t make it to the Boleyn Ground tonight for a game then you never will…

A view of merchandise for sales before West Ham United’s last game at Upton Park

A scarf hangs on a poster showing West ham’s kits inside Nathan’s Pie and Eels cafe

MICHAEL WALKER: Exit main reception at the Boleyn Ground, walk through the front gate and turn right on to Green Street, London E13. You’re off on the new West Ham way.

Head past Ken’s cafe, Percy Ingle’s bakery, up beyond Upton Park Tube station and keep going. United Halal Meats is on the right, Asian Bridal on the left, just before Mobeena’s — ‘Probably the best kebabs in the world’.

After 20 minutes you’re at the top of Green Street and looking at a First World War memorial beside the police station, a reminder of the West Ham United players and fans who were killed in action in the Great War. ‘West Ham Pals’ they were called, in the Essex Regiment.

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West Ham United’s players have arrived at Upton Park ahead of their last ever home game at the famous old ground.

Slaven Bilic’s side host Manchester United on Tuesday evening in what is sure to an emotional occasion for everyone associated with the club.

The Hammers will move to the Olympic Stadium for the start of next season and wave goodbye to the Boleyn Ground after tonight’s game as they look forward to the start of a new era.

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West Ham United fans get off at Upton Park station on their way to the final match

West Ham United fans pose next to the Bobby Moore statue ahead of the game

Final Upton Park match programmes go on sale before the game…

…while previous games from over the years were also made available

West Ham supporters queue outside Nathan’s Pie and Eels cafe near the Boleyn Ground before the game

A fan wearing a replica West Ham top from the 1995-97 seasons places an order at the food establishment

West Ham supporters eat at Nathan’s Pie and Eels cafe before the Boleyn Ground finale

Supporters walk past West Ham United Boleyn Ground as graffiti ids farewell to the stadium

Fans gather before West Ham United’s last game at Upton Park outside the stadium entrance

You may have heard already, but just in case you have been living under a rock, West Ham will be playing their final ever match at Upton Park after 112 years this evening.

Supporters are already making the final trip to the Boleyn Ground which you won’t be surprised to know is a total sell-out.

Upton Park will host its last ever football game between West Ham United and Manchester United

The clash between the teams is their penultimate of the Premier League campaign

A group of West Ham supporters take a selfie outside of the stadium having made their last trip for a matchday to the Boelyn

Well, this is the opposite of one of those. There is so much happening at Upton Park this evening with plots and sub-plots seeping out of this particular fixture which could keep us talking for weeks.

As it is though we only have a few hours, so as Upton Park hosts its final ever football match I welcome you all to Sportsmail’s live coverage of West Ham United vs Manchester United where both sides will be absolutely desperate for a win.

Groundsmen prepare the pitch prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Manchester United



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