West Ham United Coaching Association Launches

West Ham United’s Academy has launched an Official Coaching Association, giving coaches the perfect opportunity to utilise the vast experience inside the Academy of Football, whilst creating a local coaching fraternity which brings together the professional and grassroots game in a unique and progressive manner. Headed up by our Academy Director Terry Westley, the West Ham… VIEW


Foundation launches Performance Squad for 17/18 season

West Ham United Foundation have now launched their Performance Squad for the 2017/18 season. The Foundation Performance Squad has been created with the aim of bridging the gap between grassroots and academy level football through a high-quality bespoke coaching programme coupled with showcase fixtures against professional academies. Each Performance Squad member will receive specialised training… VIEW


Vice-Chairman unveils new Foundation pitch

Karren Brady today unveiled the West Ham United Foundation’s new all-weather 3G pitch, funded thanks to a grant from the Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund, delivered by the Football Foundation. The Vice-Chairman was joined by West Ham United Foundation Chief Executive Joe Lyons and young Hammers defender Reece Burke, who grew up less than… VIEW


Trial dates set for Talent ID scheme

West Ham United Foundation are delighted to announce the launch of a new tier in their player development pathway. Launched to ensure the creation of a seamless elite player pathway across east London and Essex, the Academy Talent ID trials and subsequent training days will provide an opportunity for advanced players to work directly with… VIEW


Learning Academy players take on Hammers youngsters

West Ham United Foundation Learning Academy students were given the chance of a lifetime last week, when they faced the Hammers Academy stars of the future in a friendly fixture at the Club’s Little Heath training ground. The Learning Academy side, made up of students who benefit from elite coaching and competitive football alongside their… VIEW


Foundation partner with Brentwood Community Youth League

West Ham United Foundation are delighted to announce a never before seen partnership with the Brentwood Community Football Alliance Youth League, which will assist in the Foundation’s growth into the Brentwood area, whilst supporting the growth and development of the clubs within the league. Consisting of 152 teams, including West Ham United Girls FC, the… VIEW