Liam Manning hails U23s in win over Dagenham and Redbridge

Saturday 22 Jul
Updated Monday 24 Jul 09:45

Liam Manning hails U23s in win over Dagenham and Redbridge

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Liam Manning hailed West Ham United U23s 2-1 victory over Dagenham and Redbridge as the “best performance” of their pre-season so far.

The Hammers were much the better side throughout the contest at the Chigwell Construction Stadium and went ahead in the first half after Jahmal Hector-Ingram finished well from a Joe Powell through ball.

Alex Pike enjoying pre-season tests

Friday 21 Jul
Updated Friday 21 Jul 10:51

Alex Pike enjoying pre-season tests

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Alex Pike is pleased to have recovered from the injury that cut short his promising campaign last season and says he is ready to seize any potential opportunities this year.

The 20-year-old was hugely impressive for the U23s over the first half of last season before joining Sky Bet League Two side Cheltenham Town on loan in January.

Hammers youngsters praised for improvement in Colchester defeat

Tuesday 18 Jul
Updated Wednesday 19 Jul 11:49

Hammers youngsters praised for improvement in Colchester defeat

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Terry Westley believes his U23s vastly improved their level of performance from the weekend defeat to Barnet as they were beaten 2-0 in a close encounter away at Colchester United on Tuesday night.

The home side took an early lead after Drey Wright's composed finish and doubled their advantage on the hour mark through Denny Johnstone's header.

Tunji Akinola enjoying Football League tests in pre-season

Tuesday 18 Jul
Updated Tuesday 18 Jul 10:16

Tunji Akinola enjoying Football League tests in pre-season

Defender Tunji Akinola is relishing the tests being provided to the U23s so far as the Hammers youngsters prepare for their second pre-season match

Terry Westley praises U23s after narrow defeat at Barnet

Saturday 15 Jul
Updated Saturday 15 Jul 20:41

Terry Westley praises U23s after narrow defeat at Barnet

Academy boss Terry Westley was pleased with his team’s performance after they were narrowly beaten 2-1 by an experienced Barnet side at the Hive Stadium

U23s kick-off pre-season with Barnet clash

Friday 14 Jul
Updated Friday 14 Jul 13:00

U23s kick-off pre-season with Barnet clash

West Ham United’s U23 squad return to action when their pre-season schedule kicks-off at Barnet on Saturday.

Terry Westley’s Hammers enjoyed a successful 2016/17 campaign, winning promotion to Premier League 2 Division 1 via a thrilling Play-Off win over Newcastle United in May.

Spirits high as Academy return to training

Monday 10 Jul
Updated Monday 10 Jul 15:00

Spirits high as Academy return to training

Academy Director Terry Westley confirmed everyone returned to pre-season training at Chadwell Heath last week with a smile on their face

Hammer Nathan Trott says England U19 debut would 'mean everything'

Sunday 02 Jul
Updated Sunday 02 Jul 23:06

Hammer Nathan Trott says England U19 debut would 'mean everything'

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Nathan Trott says it would ‘mean everything’ if he could make his England debut at the UEFA European U19 Championship finals.

The tournament kicked-off in Georgia on Sunday, with England and West Ham United goalkeeper Trott starting their campaign with a Group B opener against Bulgaria in Tbilisi on Monday afternoon.

Toni Martinez excited for start of pre-season

Friday 30 Jun
Updated Friday 30 Jun 18:00

Toni Martinez excited for start of pre-season

Toni Martinez says he is motivated more than ever to make his West Ham United first team debut after seeing fellow youngster Declan Rice make his bow last season

PL2 pre-season: The lowdown

Wednesday 28 Jun
Updated Wednesday 28 Jun 18:18

PL2 pre-season: The lowdown

West Ham United's Premier League 2 side face a packed pre-season as they prepare for their 2017/18 campaign in Premier League 2 Division 1.

After winning promotion in a dramatic Play-Off game at Newcastle United in May, Terry Westley's side will fine-tune their preparations with a series of games in England and overseas.

We take a look at the schedule here

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