Born: 11 July 1991
Former clubs: None
A versatile midfield player who is good with both feet, Olly Lee is hoping to follow in his famous father's footsteps by enjoying a successful career.
The son of former West Ham United and England player Rob Lee, Olly is a talented midfielder capable of playing out wide and at wing-back, but he is most comfortable in the centre of the park.
A bout of glandular fever and a leg injury laid Lee low during the 2009/10 season, but he still has plenty of time to follow his father by becoming a Barclays Premier League regular.
Agreed a new contract on 29 June 2010.
Agreed his first professional contract on 29 June 2009...Named as an unused substitute for the home League Cup second-round meeting with Millwall on 24 August 2009 and the home FA Cup third-round meeting with Arsenal on 3 January 2010…Totalled eleven Barclays Premier Reserve League South starts, scoring twice…Made two FA Premier Academy League starts…Had his season affected by glandular fever and a leg injury…Appeared in Academy Director Tony Carr's Testimonial Match on 5 May 2010…Took part in the HKFC IP Global International Soccer Sevens in May 2010.
Made his first Barclays Premier Reserve League South start in the 4-1 defeat at Fulham on 7 October 2008…Totalled ten Barclays Premier Reserve League South appearances, seven of them starts...Made 25 FA Premier Academy League starts, scoring four times…Made one FA Premier Academy League start…Totalled 36 starts in all competitions, scoring four times… Took part in the HKFC IP Global International Soccer Sevens in May 2009.
Made two Barclays Premier Reserve League South appearances, both as a substitute...Totalled 26 FA Premier Academy League appearances, including 21 starts…Scored his first FA Premier Academy League goal in the 3-3 home draw with Charlton Athletic on 26 January 2008…Totalled two FA Premier Academy League goals…Made one FA Youth Cup start…Took part in the HKFC IP Global International Soccer Sevens in May 2008.
Named as an unused substitute for the home 1-0 FA Premier Academy League victory over Chelsea on 3 February 2007...Made his FA Premier Academy League debut as a substitute in the 3-0 win at Fulham on 16 February 2007…Made his first FA Premier Academy League start in the 1-0 home win over Tottenham Hotspur on 24 March 2007…Totalled three FA Premier Academy League appearances, starting once…Made his FA Premier Reserve League South debut as a substitute in the 2-0 home win over Charlton Athletic on 20 March 2007.
Before West Ham United
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Is the son of former West Ham United and England midfielder Rob Lee...His younger brother Elliot is a member of the West Ham United Academy.