New venue for Shrimpers' friendly

The Dev Squad’s friendly with Southend United will take place at Burroughs Park
  • The venue of Southend United v West Ham United XI has moved from Roots Hall to Burroughs Park
  • The friendly will still take place on Saturday 23 July, kick off 3pm
  • The fixture is one of six Dev Squad pre-season friendlies 

The Development Squad’s friendly with Southend United will now take place at Great Wakering Rover FC’s Burroughs Park ground.

The pre-season fixture, set for 3pm on Saturday 23 July, was originally set for the Shrimper’s Roots Hall stadium.

The match is one of six pre-season friendlies that Terry Westley’s U21 Premier League Cup champions will play before the start of the competitive calendar.

Opening their pre-season preparations with an away fixture with Chelmsford City on Friday 15 July, the young Hammers will also face Peterborough United, FC Eindhoven, VVV Venlo and Chelsea U21.

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