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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by Julien Snow Bear » Tue Jan 11, 2022 10:12 am

They already kind of do this by letting U23 teams play in the EFL Trophy.

This season we missed out on qualification from the group stages due to playing an ineligible player, I think.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by pdbis » Tue Jan 18, 2022 7:44 pm

Bit like the first team by not taking chances.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by only1post » Tue Jan 18, 2022 8:49 pm

Ashby scores again and then Oko-Flex with a great goal.

The knocking on Moyes door is getting louder.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by S-H » Tue Jan 18, 2022 8:57 pm

Oko-Flex's goal was delightful.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by Bubbles Fortuna » Tue Jan 18, 2022 9:05 pm

The Goalkeeper has had an absolute howler with Ashby's freekick! :lol:

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by Kludgehammer » Tue Jan 18, 2022 9:19 pm

alantaylorsleftfoot wrote:
Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:22 pm
I thought he was outstanding tonight, a man amongst boys.
That's part of the problem, IMHO - the level of intensity and physicality of the boys in PL2 is just worlds away from playing in an adult league - it's an absolutely massive step up from playing against a bunch of frail waifs to battling against some lightning fast or physically intimidating adult forward.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by alantaylorsleftfoot » Tue Jan 18, 2022 9:21 pm

Alese is a man amongst boys. Though, I'm not sure if he is tall enough for a Moyes centre back

Chesters is a talent, made a real difference when he came on. Set up the third goal. Does everything at pace, very direct.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by hammerman11 » Wed Jan 19, 2022 9:33 am

longello, alese, baptiste and okoflex are the next ones in line for a chance in the first team/squad.

trouble is we need players now but I think we may see them more next season.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by steveyrockstar » Wed Jan 19, 2022 1:31 pm

Oko-Flex's goal last night was awesome. Sounds like he's been doing very well in the U23s. Can't help but worry if he could be this year's Nathan Holland though. Hopefully, will get a shot at first-team action soon.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by Danny's Dyer Acting » Wed Jan 19, 2022 2:03 pm

steveyrockstar wrote:
Wed Jan 19, 2022 1:31 pm
Oko-Flex's goal last night was awesome. Sounds like he's been doing very well in the U23s. Can't help but worry if he could be this year's Nathan Holland though. Hopefully, will get a shot at first-team action soon.
The defending and the goalkeeping is very ordinary. I would say highlights like that tell us very little about how ready he may be to play any sort of role in the Premier League.


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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by S-H » Mon Jan 24, 2022 3:39 pm

Our U23's game against Leicester, is being streamed live by the club at 4pm.


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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by honkytonk » Mon Jan 24, 2022 3:50 pm

alantaylorsleftfoot wrote:
Tue Jan 18, 2022 9:21 pm
Alese is a man amongst boys. Though, I'm not sure if he is tall enough for a Moyes centre back

Chesters is a talent, made a real difference when he came on. Set up the third goal. Does everything at pace, very direct.
Hes about 6'3

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by Italian Hammer » Mon Jan 24, 2022 4:34 pm

Top class goal just now from Perkins. Superb finish but great spin and turn by Nevers to set it up

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by The Green Man » Mon Jan 24, 2022 4:53 pm

Baptiste on the bench? Surprising.

Our goal was class, would like to see more of Nevers

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by Vic_Watson » Mon Jan 24, 2022 5:53 pm

1-2 Well deserved. All over us at the end.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by honkytonk » Mon Jan 24, 2022 6:59 pm

The Green Man wrote:
Mon Jan 24, 2022 4:53 pm
Baptiste on the bench? Surprising.

Our goal was class, would like to see more of Nevers
Been injured

I think Nevers would have been more involved on the first team bench (over Perkins) but he has been out as well

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by alantaylorsleftfoot » Mon Jan 24, 2022 8:24 pm

honkytonk wrote:
Mon Jan 24, 2022 3:50 pm
Hes about 6'3
According to his bio, only. I think he's a top player.

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Re: West Ham U23s / Premier League 2

Post by Westbourne Bill » Tue Jan 25, 2022 9:00 am

Italian Hammer wrote:
Mon Jan 24, 2022 4:34 pm
Top class goal just now from Perkins. Superb finish but great spin and turn by Nevers to set it up
I agree, reminded me of a typical Harry Kane finish

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