Reece Burke comments on Twitter after scoring for Bradford, West Ham fans respond

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West Ham United-owned Reece Burke was on target for Bradford City against Oldham Athletic in League One on Saturday afternoon.

West Ham United-owned Reece Burke has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his delight at scoring for Bradford City on Saturday afternoon.

The 19-year-old defender moved to Bradford on a youth loan for an initial period until September 20, 2015, as announced on West Ham’s official website last month.

The highly-rated teenager scored his first ever senior league goal on Saturday, as Bradford defeated 10-man Oldham Athletic 2-1 away from home in League One.

Burke opened the scoring goal in the 21st minute at Boundary Park and gave a good account of himself in defence over the course of the 90 minutes.

Following his heroics for Bradford on Saturday, West Ham-owned Burke took to Twitter and Instagram to express his delight, writing: "Glad we got the 3 points today also buzzing to score my first senior goal! On to the next one."

Burke is highly rated and has already played in the Premier League for his parent club West Ham.

The England Under-19 international featured in five league games for the Hammers last season.

West Ham fans were overjoyed to see Burke score for Bradford and sent him congratulatory messages on Twitter, a selection of which is below:

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