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Reece makes perfect Gladbach start


reece-oxford-west-ham-oxford_3335636Reece Oxford scored his first goal for Borussia Monchengladbach today in a pre-season friendly win over Malaga.

With the Germans club trailing 1-0 to the Spanish team, Reece headed home from a Ibrahima Traore corner to level the scores before Gladbach went on to win 2-1 via the penalty spot.

The Hammers prospect has played a major  role during the pre-season preparations for Dieter Hecking’s side.

He started in both of Gladbach’s games in the Telekom Cup, as well as the friendly matches against Nice and Nürnberg.

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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