West Ham’s young guns came to the fore as Manuel Pellegrini’s men saw off Macclesfield 8-0.

Grady Diangana was handed a start and picked up two goals on his Hammers debut to top off the romp.

Elsewhere, starlets Conor Coventry and Joe Powell also took their first-team bows off the bench.

Overall, it was an evening to enjoy for the fans. A free-scoring game, a good performance and a glimpse at the future with the youngsters shining.

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Pellegrini’s mini-revival continued; this is the kind of result that can boost the confidence of everyone connected to a football club.

Nobody understands the fans quite like Mark Noble; and he took to Twitter with a message that captured the mood.

The supporters absolutely loved it; they want to see more players like Noble coming through the ranks to become first-team regulars.

We’ve looked at some of the best reaction…



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