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West Ham reach Semi Finals of U21 PL Cup

Oxford-604905After a rocky start for Hammers Academy director Terry Westley, last night’s quarter final victory against Blackburn Rovers for the West Ham U21’s saw them secure a place in the Under 21 Premier League Cup semis, and extend their unbeaten run to ten games.

Reece Oxford who scored one of two goals tweeted “Good 2-1 win tonight, nice to get a goal. 10 games unbeaten onto semi-finals”, while Keeper Sam Howes added “What a win tonight vs Blackburn 👌 the boys were class as always 10 games unbeaten and in the semi.” Djair Parfitt-Williams scored the other goal.

West Ham U21’s are currently fifth in Division Two of the Barclay’s Under 21 Premier League on 23 points just one point behind Arsenal and West Brom and two points behind Aston Villa.

From 15 games, the Academy youngsters have won seven games, drawn two and lost six. They have scored 26 goals and conceded 25 giving them a positive goal difference of plus one.

U21: Starting XI v Blackburn U21 : Howes, Pike, Neufville, Dobson, Chambers, Oxford (c), Browne, Makasi, Gordon, Cullen, Parfitt-Williams. Subs:Kemp, Brown, Rice, Nasha, Hector-Ingram

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I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter