West Ham United have reached an agreement with their landlords to sell a further 3,000 tickets per game, raising their match capacity from 57,000 to 60,000. This will happen later on this season. It has also been announced that the Club are to work towards further increasing this number to 66,000 seats available on matchdays. If this were to go ahead then the Club will have the second largest stadium in the Premier League, with only Old Trafford Manchester United with a capacity of 74,994 being larger. Even the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium when it eventually opens will be smaller at 62,060.
It has always seemed a bit odd that ever since West Ham United moved to the London Stadium in 2016 that they were not allowed to use the full capacity of 66,000 seats, but were capped at 57,000. With games 'selling out' many visiting fans were confused as to why there appeared to be so many empty seats. Well, now you know why.