Dylan Tombides buzzing after emotional West Ham debut

Dylan Tombides is still buzzing after making his first team debut for West Ham United in the Capital One Cup last week.

Dylan Tombides is still buzzing after making his first team debut for West Ham United in the Capital One Cup last week.

The Australian forward was handed his first-team debut as a late substitute against Wigan Athletic, 15 months after being diagnosed with cancer.

"It was a definitely a big moment for me," said the Perth-born teenager to whufc.com. "I was obviously very happy. It's what every youngster wants - to make his debut for the first team. It was even better to do it at Upton Park in front of thousands of fans. I was really happy.

"It's now about getting another cap, but it's one step at a time and I was just happy with what happened on Tuesday night."

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