Hines hails Hammers youth policy

12 October 2009 12:50
England Under-21 forward Zavon Hines believes West Ham are being rewarded for their faith in youth.

The 20-year-old netted twice for Stuart Pearce's young Lions in their 6-3 Euro 2011 Group Nine qualifier win over Macedonia at Coventry.

Hines feels his progress is testament to the Upton Park youth system, which has produced many England regulars down the years.

"Not a lot of clubs are producing young players, but every year West Ham produce one or two," he said.

"I just know that West Ham have got belief in their young talent so they will always give you a chance, it just depends whether the young players take it or not."

Source: Eurosport

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