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2016-17 Under-23 Premier League (Divison 2)

Development Coach : Terry Westley

STOKE CITY : Premier League 2

West Ham United's Development Squad will compete in two newly-revamped competitions in 2016/17 - Premier League 2 and the EPL Trophy. Premier League 2 replaces the Under-21 Premier League, a maximum of three players aged 23 or over permitted in each starting XI. The EPL Trophy, will see West Ham's young professionals compete against senior first-team squads from three clubs in the Football League pyramid. The new format will see 64 competing clubs entered into 16 four-team groups organised on a regional basis, with the top two in each group qualifying for the knockout stages.

The majority of home games are scheduled to be played at Dagenham & Redbridge's Chigwell Construction stadium, but a minimum of three fixtures will be selected to play at the London Stadium.

West Ham United’s Development Squad side kicked-off their Premier League 2 season with a 3-0 victory against Stoke City. Ashley Fletcher, Antonio Martinez and a Ryan Sweeney own-goal sealed the victory for the Hammers at Leek Town’s Harrison Park stadium, where Terry Westley’s sidfe controlled the game from start to finish.

It took the youngsters just three minutes to take the lead when Grady Diangana provided a fantastic inswinging cross towards Fletcher, who nodded past Potters goalkeeper Daniel Gyollai.

It was two on the half-hour mark when Fletcher saw his one-on-one effort saved by Gyollai, but Martinez managed to divert the rebound in off the far post.

The moment of the game went to Fletcher who tried an outrageous effort from just inside Stoke’s half which left Gyollai helpless, but the lob crashed onto the bar and bounced out for a goal kick.

Fifteen minutes from time the Hammers got their third in fortunate fashion. A corner from the left was unintentionally diverted towards the far post where Oliver Shenton cleared the ball off the line, only for it to hit team-mate Sweeney and bounce into the back of the net.

 

Harrison Park, Leek Town FC

3 - 0 (Fletcher, Martinez, [og])

13 August 2016

All Premier League sides entered into this competition must field a total of at least six Under-21 players in their starting line up, while Football League teams must include five 'first team' players. Points are allocated as league points would be. However, should a match finish as a draw, a penalty shootout will take place, with the winning side being awarded an extra point.

COVENTRY CITY : Checkatrade Trophy  (Group D)

Coventry City:

Burge, Willis, Harries, Turnbull, Kelly-Evans, Haynes, McCann (Stevenson), Bigirimana, Lameiras (Tudgay), Sordell (Jones), Agyei.

 

Spiegel

Pike

Lewis (Eggleton)

Rice

Neufville

Makasi

Sylvestre

Diangana (Gordon)

Browne

Quina (Powell)

Martinez

Ricoh Arena

2 - 4 (Martinez 2)

30 August 2016

Att: 2,091

NEWCASTLE UNITED : Premier League 2

Chigwell Construction Stadium

3 - 1 (Martinez 2 [1 pen], Browne)

22 August 2016

Trott

Neufville (Lewis)

Akinola

Rice

Pike

Samuelsen

Makasi

Sylvestre

Diangana (Gordon)

Browne

Martinez (Hector-Ingram)

Trott

Makasi

Rice

Burke

Pike (Sylvestre)

Diangana (Kemp)

Poyet

Quina

Browne

Fletcher

Martinez

SWANSEA CITY : Premier League 2

Liberty Stadium

0 - 2

26 August 2016

Trott

Pike

Akinola

Rice

Sylvestre

Makasi

Lewis (Gordon)

Diangana (Hector-Ingram)

Browne

Powell (Kemp)

Martinez

 

16_08_13 Stoke City v. WHU Under23 16_08_22 WHU v. Newcastle United

In a game of two halves, the Hammers gained maximum points from the opening two games. The youngsters dominated a first half in which they scored twice through Toni Martinez and Marcus Browne, before drawing the second period 1-1 to take all three points. In the first half Marcus Browne and Toni Martinez was a constant threat to the Magpies defence, the Hammers eased off slightly during the second period and Newcastle pulled one back late on, though Martinez had already put the result beyond doubt by then.

Swansea run out 2-0 winners but it could have been different had the luck been on the visitors' side. It was a game that always looked likely to be won by the first scorers. Nathan Trott in goal impressed, saving a penalty late on, and Marcus Browne looked the most dangerous going forward. On 57 minutes Owain Jones put the home side ahead when he smashed a Tyler Reid cross into the roof of the net from close range. Swansea grabbed a second on 89 minutes when Botti Bia Bi went clear and comfortably slips the ball past Trott from 12 yards.

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS : Premier League 2

Chigwell Construction Stadium

2 - 2 (Martinez, Wilson [og])

9 September 2016

Trott

Westley (Pike)

Rice

Oxford

Neufville

Makasi

Fernandes

Feghouli (Gordon)

Browne

Quina (Sylvestre)

Martinez

 

 

West Ham United' were defeated in the new EFL Checkatrade trophy at Coventry City in the new format competition. A young Hammers side came up short against a more experienced Coventry outfit, the Hammers' young Spaniard Toni Martinez was on the scoresheet twice in West Ham United's 4-2 defeat to an almost full-strength Coventry side Martinez's fourth and fifth goals of an already impressive first campaign at the Club, opened the scoring on half an hour, poking home after good persistence inside the penalty, but the Hammers were pegged back just three minutes later by Jordan Turnbull. Coventry went on to make the score 4-1 after goals from Ruben Lameiras, Jordan Willis and Turnbull again before Martinez netted a late consolation with a superb volley.

2016-17 Under-23

West Ham United Under-23

CHECKATRADE TROPHY

16_08_30 Coventry City v. WHU Cup 16_09_09 WHU v. Wolves

NORWICH CITY : Premier League 2

Carrow Road

2 - 0 (Browne, Martinez)

19 September 2016

Trott

Pike

Rice

Akinola

Neufville

Makasi

Sylvestre

Diangana (Lewis)

Browne

Gordon (Kemp)

Martinez

 

 

16_09_19 Norwich City v. WHU

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION : Premier League 2

Chigwell Construction Stadium

0 - 0

26 September 2016

Trott

Pike

Rice

Akinola

Neufville

Makasi

Quina

Parfitt-Williams (Kemp)

Browne

Diangana (Gordon)

Martinez

 

 

16_09_26 WHU v. Brighton & Hove Albion

LEICESTER CITY : Premier League Cup (Group E)

Loughborough University

2 - 0 (Browne, Quinna)

1 October 2016

Trott

Pike

Rice

Oxford (Sylvestre)

Neufville

Makasi

Quina

Kemp

Browne

Parfitt-Williams (Diangana)

Gordon (Ford)

 

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WYCOMBE WANDERERS : Checkatrade Trophy  (Group D)

Howes

Sylvestre (Eggleton)

Pike

Akinola

Neufville

Makasi

Lewis

Kemp (Parfitt-Williams)

Browne

Diangana

Gordon (Hector-Ingram)

Adams Park

0 - 3

4 October 2016

 

ASTON VILLA : Premier League 2

Walsall FC

0 - 2

17 October 2016

Spiegel

Knoyle

Burke (Pike)

Rice

Neufville

Makasi

Quina

Kemp (Hector-Ingram)

Browne

Sylvestre (Parfitt-Williams)

Fletcher

 

 

MIDDLESBROUGH : Premier League 2

Riverside Stadium

1 - 0 (Hector-Ingram)

21 October 2016

Howes

Westley (Akinola)

Pike

Rice

Neufville

Makasi

Quina

Kemp (Gordon)

Browne

Sylvestre

Hector-Ingram (Ford)

 

 

16_10_17 Aston Villa v. WHU U23

WEST BROMWICH ALBION : Premier League 2

Chigwell Construction Stadium

2 - 1 (Fletcher, Fitzwater [og])

31 October 2016

Howes

Westley (Sylvestre)

Pike

Rice

Neufville

Quina

Makasi

Samuelsen

Browne (Kemp)

Fletcher

Calleri (Hector-Ingram)

 

 

16_10_21 Middlesbrough v. WHU

NOTTINGHAM FOREST : Premier League Cup (Group E)

The Impact Arena, Alfreton

2 - 1 (Browne, Hector-Ingram)

4 November 2016

Spiegel

Sylvestre

Rice

Pike

Neufville (Ford)

Quina

Lewis

Kemp (Akinola)

Browne

Diangana (Parfitt-Williams)

Hector-Ingram

 

 

16_10_31 WHU v. WBA

NORTHAMPTON TOWN : Checkatrade Trophy (Group D)

Sixfield Stadium

1 - 1 (Parfitt-Williams) 3 - 2 pens

8 November 2016

Spiegel

Pike

Akinola

Rice

Westley (Neufville)

Makasi

Lewis

Kemp

Browne

Parfitt-Williams (Powell)

Hector-Ingram

 

 

16_11_04 Nottingham Forest v. WHU Cup

BLACKBURN ROVERS : Premier League 2

Chigwell Construction Stadium

1 - 1 (Samuelsen)

21 November 2016

Howes

Eggleton

Pike

Pask (Rosa)

Westley

Makasi

Sylvestre

Parfitt-Williams (Diangana)

Calleri (Ford)

Samuelsen

Fletcher

 

 

16_11_08 Northampton Town v. WHU Cup 16_11_08 Northampton Town v. WHU Cup TS

FULHAM : Premier League 2

Motspur Park

1 - 4 (Martinez [pen])

28 November 2016

Spiegel

Sylvestre (Akinola)

Westley

Quina

Pike

Rice

Kemp (Diangana)

Makasi

Martinez (Parfitt-Williams)

Browne

Samuelsen

 

 

16_11_21 WHU v. Blackburn Rovers

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION : Premier League Cup (Group E)

Chigwell Construction Stadium

1 - 3 (Parfitt-Williams)

1 December 2016

Spiegel

Westley

Pike

Rice

Neufville

Makasi

Quina

Parfitt-Williams

Browne

Samuelsen

Martinez

 

 

16_12_01 WHU v. Brighton & Hove Albion PL Cup

SWANSEA CITY : Premier League 2

Chigwell Construction Stadium

2 - 3 (Martinez, Quina)

12 December 2016

Trott

Westley (Sylvestre)

Pike

Akinola

Neufville

Quina

Makasi

Kemp (Parfitt-Williams)

Browne

Samuelsen

Martinez

 

 

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS : Premier League 2

AFC Telford United

4 - 0 (Martinez 3, Kemp)

19 December 2016

Trott

Knoyle

Pike

Rice

Neufville (Akinola)

Lewis

Quina

Kemp (Powell)

Browne

Samuelsen

Martinez (Hector-Ingram)

 

 

NORWICH CITY : Premier League 2

Chigwell Construction Stadium

2 - 1 (Browne, Fletcher)

9 January 2017

Howes

Byram (Knoyle)

Rice

Oxford (Powell)

Pike

Dobson

Quina

Makasi

Browne

Martinez

Fletcher

 

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION : Premier League 2

Amex Elite Performance Centre

0 - 3

16 January 2017

Trott

Knoyle

Rice

Oxford

Makasi

Kemp (Powell)

Quina

Lewis (Diangana)

Browne

Fletcher

Martinez

 

ASTON VILLA : Premier League 2

Chigwell Construction Stadium

0 - 0

27 January 2017

Trott

Knoyle

Pask (Akinola)

Rice

Neufville

Oxford

Makasi

Holland (Diangana)

Quina

Kemp (Powell)

Fletcher

 

BLACKBURN ROVERS : Premier League 2

Lancashire FA

1 - 2 (Diangana)

3 February 2017

Trott

Knoyle

Rice

Pask

Neufville

Makasi

Sylvestre

Kemp (Hamilton)

Diangana

Holland

Powell (Ford)

 

LEICESTER CITY : Premier League Cup (Group E)

Chigwell Construction Stadium

2 - 2 (Holland, Rice)

9 February 2017

Spiegel

Knoyle

Pask

Rice

Neufville

Makasi

Sylvestre (Kemp)

Diangana (Parfitt-Williams)

Quina

Holland

Powell (Johnson)

 

NOTTINGHAM FOREST : Premier League Cup (Group E)

Chigwell Construction Stadium

3 - 0 (Powell 2, Holland)

13 February 2017

Trott

Knoyle

Pask (Akinola)

Rice

Neufville

Makasi

Quina

Kemp (Sylvestre)

Diangana

Holland

Powell (Parfitt-Williams)

FULHAM : Premier League 2

London Stadium

2 - 0 (Coventry, Holland)

20 February 2017

Trott

Knoyle

Pask

Rice

Neufville

Makasi

Sylvestre

Kemp (Parfitt-Williams)

Diangana (Coventry)

Holland

Powell (Hector-Ingram)

BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION : Premier League Cup (Group E)

Amex Elite Performance Centre

0 - 3

27 February 2017

Spiegel

Knoyle (Akinola)

Pask

Rice

Neufville (Scully)

Coventry

Sylvestre

Kemp

Quina

Parfitt-Williams (Hector-Ingram)

Fletcher

STOKE CITY : Premier League 2

London Stadium

1 - 1 (Fernandes)

7 March 2017

Trott

Knoyle

Pask

Rice

Masuaku (Sylvestre)

Makasi

Fernades (Diangana)

Samuelsen

Quina (Kemp)

Holland

Fletcher

NEWCASTLE UNITED : Premier League 2

St James' Park

0 - 0

13 March 2017

Trott

Knoyle

Pask (Akinola)

Rice

Masuaku

Makasi

Fernades (Powell)

Kemp

Browne

Holland (Sylvestre)

Fletcher

NEWCASTLE UNITED : Premier League Cup: (Last 16)

St James' Park

2 - 3 (Fletcher [pen], Rice)

18 March 2017

Trott

Knoyle

Akinola

Rice

Sylvestre (Hector-Ingram)

Makasi

Kemp

Browne

Samuelsen (Lewis)

Holland (Powell)

Fletcher

MIDDLESBROUGH : Premier League 2

London Stadium

1 - 3 (Scully)

10 April 2017

Trott

Nordtveit (Scully)

Burke

Rice

Westley (Powell)

Knoyle

Lewis

Makasi

Fernandes (Sylvestre)

Kemp

Fletcher

WEST BROMWICH ALBION : Premier League 2

The Hawthorns

4 - 0 (Samuelsen 2, Holland, Kemp)

24 April 2017

Spiegel

Knoyle

Rice

Akinola

Hannam

Makasi

Slyvestre (Browne)

Kemp

Diangana (Hector-Ingram)

Holland (Powell)

Samuelsen

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS : PL2 Play-Off (Semi-Final)

Molineux

2 - 1 (Hector-Ingram, Samuelsen [pen])

8 May 2017

Spiegel

Knoyle

Akinola

Rice

Sylvestre

Makasi

Dobson

Kemp (Powell)

Diangana (Hector-Ingram)

Holland

Samuelsen

NEWCASTLE UNITED : PL2 Play-Off (Final)

St James' Park

2 - 1 (Martinez 2)

16 May 2017

Spiegel

Knoyle

Akinola

Rice

Sylvestre (Hendrie)

Dobson

Makasi

Kemp

Samuelsen

Holland (Diangana)

Martinez (Powell)

16_10_04 Wycombe Wanderers v. WHU Checkatrade 16_08_26 Swansea City v. WHU 16_10_01 Leicester City v. WHU Cup 17_01_09 WHU v. Norwich City 16_12_12 WHU v. Swansea City 17_01_16 Brighton & Hove Albion v. WHU 17_01_27 WHU v. Aston Villa 17_02_09 WHU v. Leicester City PL Cup 17_02_13 Nottingham Forest PL Cup 17_02_20 WHU v. Fulham 17_02_27 Brighton & Hove Albion v. WHU 17_03_07 WHU v. Stoke City 17_04_10 WHU v. Middlesbrough 16_11_28 Fulham v. WHU 16_12_19 Wolves v. WHU 17_02_03 Blackburn Rovers v. WHU 17_03_13 Newcastle United v. WHU 17_03_18 Newcastle United v. WHU PL Cup - last 16 17_04_24 WBA v. WHU 17_05_08 Wolves v. WHU 17_05_16 Newcastle United v. WHU Play-off Final 2016-17 Under-23

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