Highlights: Arsenal 3-0 West Ham United U23

Friday 24 Nov
Updated Saturday 25 Nov 00:08

West Ham United's U23s travelled to Borehamwood FC on Friday night to take on Arsenal but were beaten 3-0 by the north Londoners.

Vlad Dragomir bagged a brace before Eddie Nketiah added a third for the Gunners, who leapfrogged the Hammers in the Premier League 2 Division 1 table into fourth spot with the win.

Terry Westley's youngsters have their third and final Checkatrade Trophy group match next up when they travel to Wycombe Wanderers on Tuesday.

Arsenal had 'cutting edge' over West Ham U23s - Westley

Friday 24 Nov
Updated Friday 24 Nov 23:04

Terry Westley

Academy director Terry Westley has conceded Arsenal’s quality was the difference as the West Ham United U23s fell to a 3-0 defeat in Boreham Wood.

Two first half finishes from Vlad Dragomir were followed up by a late Eddie Nketiah strike to hand the Hammers the loss on Friday evening.

Hammers U23s bested away to Arsenal

Friday 24 Nov
Updated Saturday 25 Nov 00:11


West Ham United U23s fell to a 3-0 defeat against their Arsenal counterparts in a tricky contest on Friday evening.

Powell: We can turn over another big team

Thursday 23 Nov
Updated Friday 24 Nov 13:00

Joe Powell


West Ham United U23 midfielder Joe Powell is confident his side will be a match for Arsenal when the sides contest a London derby on Friday in Premier League 2.

Terry Westley’s side take on the Gunners an hour earlier than first team’s match with Leicester City at London Stadium, at Borehamwood FC’s Meadow Park.

Highlights: West Ham United U23s 0-2 Benfica

Wednesday 22 Nov
Updated Wednesday 22 Nov 17:42


Terry Westley took a youthful West Ham U23 side to Billericay Town's AGP Arena to face Portuguese giants Benfica in the Premier League International Cup, with the visitors running out 2-0 winners.

Schoolboy Josh Okotcha made his U23 debut at centre-back, striking up a promising partnership with Ben Wells, while fellow 15-year-old Will Greenidge made his first start for Westley's side.

Hammers' 15-year-old stars impress for U23s

Wednesday 22 Nov
Updated Wednesday 22 Nov 15:21

Will Greenidge and Josh Okotcha


When West Ham United U23s took on Benfica in the Premier League International Cup on Tuesday, there were a number of stars on show all over the pitch at Billericay Town’s AGP Arena.

However it was two 15-year-olds – Josh Okotcha and Will Greenidge – who manager Terry Westley singled out as having impressed as they made their debuts at U23 level.

Scully delighted with Benfica game-time

Wednesday 22 Nov
Updated Wednesday 22 Nov 09:00

Anthony Scully


Anthony Scully was delighted to complete his first 90 minutes of the season when West Ham United’s U23s hosted Benfica on Tuesday night.

The Hammers were beaten 2-0 by their Portuguese opponents on a blustery evening in Billericay, though they went into the game knowing their fate was sealed and they could no longer progress past the group stages of the Premier League International Cup.

Manning pleased with International Cup experience

Tuesday 21 Nov
Updated Tuesday 21 Nov 21:55

Liam Manning


West Ham United U23s coach Liam Manning was proud of the Hammers’ young side despite a 2-0 defeat to Benfica on Tuesday.

The hosts, facing the Portuguese outfit in their final Premier League International Cup fixture, battled hard against an experienced Benfica B team – who play their football in the second tier in Portugal.

As it happened: West Ham United U23 0-2 Benfica

Tuesday 21 Nov
Updated Tuesday 21 Nov 20:57