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Hammers record first win over Arsenal


West Ham’s under 18’s recorded their first win of the season with a 3-2 victory over Arsenal U18 with Hammers goals from Jayden Fevrier, Archie Woods and Kai Corbett.

West Ham U18’s were beaten by Fulham youngsters last Saturday lunchtime in a game which finished 1-2 with the consolation goal from teenage Hammer Kai Corbett.

They had already suffered a 4-1 loss against Spurs U18 the previous Saturday and a 4-1 loss against Chelsea before that.  The U18’s were unbeaten in five pre-season friendly games recording an impressive 10-0 win over QPR.

The Under 23’s were not so lucky this weekend losing 3-2 to Brighton U23 with West Ham goals from  Mésaque Djú and Conor Coventry.

The Under 23’s drew 2-2 last weekend with Southampton after suffering a 3-0 loss to Spurs and a 1-0 loss to Chelsea in the first two weeks of the season

The West Ham U23s were promoted as Premier League 2 Division 2 Champions for the 2019/20 season.

The Hammers development squad were unbeaten in pre-season friendlies beating Cambridge 3-2, Leyton Orient 3-1, QPR 5-0, Maidenhead United 3-2 and Southend United 3-1.

West Ham now sits second from bottom in division one with one point just above Arsenal.

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