U18s held at home by Crystal Palace

Saturday 22 Jul
Updated Monday 24 Jul 09:41

U18s held at home by Crystal Palace

 

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West Ham United U18s let slip a lead for the second game in succession as they were held at home by Crystal Palace.

Sean Adarkwa gave the Hammers the lead with 20 minutes to play, but they were pegged back five minutes later in a close encounter at Little Heath.

Terry Westley: Jack Collison is a 'very talented coach'

Friday 21 Jul
Updated Friday 21 Jul 14:00

Terry Westley: Jack Collison is a 'very talented coach'

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Terry Westley has labelled Jack Collison a “very talented coach” after the former Hammers midfielder was appointed Lead U14-U16 Coach at Chadwell Heath.

Collison had to call time on his playing career in 2016 but has rigorously worked through his coaching badges since retiring.

Jack Collison returns to West Ham United as U16s manager

Thursday 20 Jul
Updated Thursday 20 Jul 12:34

Jack Collison returns to West Ham United as U16s manager

 

West Ham United are pleased to confirm that Jack Collison has been appointed as the Academy of Football’s new U16 manager.

The former Hammers and Wales midfielder returns to the Club where he made 121 appearances between 2008 and 2014, having himself graduated from the Academy in 2007.

Collison, who has embarked on a successful coaching career since a knee injury forced him to end his playing days early, cannot wait to start work with West Ham’s promising Academy players.

Hammers confirm Checkatrade Trophy fixture dates

Thursday 20 Jul
Updated Thursday 20 Jul 12:00

Hammers confirm Checkatrade Trophy fixture dates

Checkatrade Trophy

 

West Ham United U21s' Checkatrade Trophy fixtures at Swindon Town, Bristol Rovers and Wycombe Wanderers in the 2017/18 Checkatrade Trophy.

The Hammers were placed in Southern Group C alongside the two West Country clubs and will play all three matches away from home, meaning they will travel to the County Ground, Memorial Ground and Adams Park.

Hammers scholars narrowly beaten at Charlton Athletic

Wednesday 19 Jul
Updated Thursday 20 Jul 10:37

Hammers scholars narrowly beaten at Charlton Athletic

 

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West Ham United U18s continued their pre-season preparations with a 3-2 defeat away at Charlton Athletic on Wednesday afternoon.

The Hammers took the lead at the Addicks' training ground in the opening few minutes after a lovely team move resulted in Malyk Hamilton guiding home.

Youngster Anouar El Mhassani joins the Club from Ajax

Wednesday 19 Jul
Updated Wednesday 19 Jul 11:33

Youngster Anouar El Mhassani joins the Club from Ajax

 

West Ham United are delighted to confirm the signing of exciting Dutch prospect Anouar El Mhassani.

The 16-year-old joins the Club on a three-year deal having left last season’s Eredivisie runners-up Ajax.

The youngster, who spent eight years with the Amsterdam outfit, is a left-footed attacking midfielder who can also operate on either flank.

El Mhassani was a regular in Ajax’s youth teams last season and is looking forward to getting started in east London having put pen to paper with the Hammers.

U18s impress in draw at Bishop's Stortford

Monday 17 Jul
Updated Monday 17 Jul 11:30

U18s impress in draw at Bishop's Stortford

A youthful West Ham United U18s side produced a brilliant performance to draw 1-1 away at Southern League Premier Division team Bishop’s Stortford

Academy stars Trott and Quina praised for Euro U19 exploits

Monday 17 Jul
Updated Monday 17 Jul 11:12

Academy stars Trott and Quina praised for Euro U19 exploits

Domingos Quina

 

Academy Director Terry Westley has heaped praise on Nathan Trott and Domingos Quina after the West Ham United pair reached the UEFA European U19 Championship final.

Goalkeeper Trott helped the Young Lions to lift the trophy after a dramatic 2-1 victory over Quina’s Portugal in Georgia on Saturday evening.

Trott's England win U19 Euros

Saturday 15 Jul
Updated Saturday 15 Jul 19:40

Trott's England win U19 Euros

Nathan Trott


Nathan Trott became the ninth West Ham United played to win the UEFA U19 European Championship as England beat Domingos Quina's Portugal 2-1 in the final in Georgia.

West Ham’s Trott sets sights on European glory

Friday 14 Jul
Updated Friday 14 Jul 15:00

West Ham’s Trott sets sights on European glory

Nathan Trott

 

West Ham United goalkeeper Nathan Trott is aiming to become the ninth Hammer to win the UEFA European U19 Championship with England.

The Young Lions booked their place in the final with a 1-0 win over Czech Republic on Wednesday and will take on fellow Hammer Domingos Quina’s Portugal – who beat the Netherlands – in Georgia on Saturday evening.