Hall strikes at the double

WEST HAM youngster Robert Hall came off the bench to score two goals for the England under-17s side on Monday in Azerbaijan. The 16-year-old prospect helped England to a 6-2 victory over Kazakhstan in their opening match in the four-team qualifying group

WEST HAM youngster Robert Hall came off the bench to score two goals for the England under-17s side on Monday in Azerbaijan.

The 16-year-old prospect helped England to a 6-2 victory over Kazakhstan in their opening match in the four-team qualifying group for next year's European under-17 Championship.

Hall came on just after the hour and took just four minutes to open his account, before adding a second.

He will hope to have secured a starting place for today's (Wednesday's) clash with hosts Azerbaijan, before they round off their group matches against Serbia on Saturday.


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The top two nations in the group will progress to the Elite qualifying round next Spring, before the eight-team finals which will be held in Liechtenstein next May.

MEANWHILE another West Ham prospect was performing in the FIFA under-17 World Cup on Sunday.

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