David Gold’s response on Twitter when asked about West Ham’s academy

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David Gold points out that Reece Oxford was on the West Ham United substitutes’ bench against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

West Ham United co-chairman David Gold has used Reece Oxford as an example on social networking site Twitter to prove that the club’s academy is doing its job.

The 16-year-old, who can play as a central defender or as a defensive midfielder, was an unused substitute during West Ham’s Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Sunday evening.

West Ham have a very good academy, and Oxford is a prime example of that.

The London club’s fans should remain optimistic about the future, especially as Gold and co-chairman David Sullivan have lofty ambitions.

The Hammers’ performances and results have dipped recently, but they are very much in the running for a top-six finish in the Premier League this season.

Manager Slaven Bilic is doing a wonderful at West Ham at the moment, and their football has also been very good to watch.

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