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Reserves: Hull 1 United 2 – Tošić tames the Tigers

Posted by nickogs20 on November 25, 2009


November 24th 2009, 7pm
Church Road, North Ferriby

Hull Man Utd
Hull City Reserves 1-2 Manchester United Reserves
Cullen 77 Tošić 58, 90+2

 
Two goals from Zoran Tošić – the last deep into injury time – were enough to hand the Reds a deserved away win over Hull City and avenge last year’s reverse at Church Road.

The Serb international brilliantly opened the scoring just before the hour mark with a clever finish after a mazy run into the Hull penalty area. Mark Cullen’s opportunistic strike after a rare lapse in concentration at the back by the Reds looked to have salvaged the home side a somewhat fortunate share of the spoils, but Ole Solskjaer’s side had other ideas, pushing for the winner right until the end in typical United fashion and getting just reward in the second minute of added time, Tošić slotting home from the edge of the box to secure another hard-earned three points in the Barclays Premier Reserve League North.

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Hull 2 United 1: Experienced Tigers too strong for Red reserves

Posted by nickogs20 on November 18, 2008

Hull Man Utd
Hull City Reserves 2-1 Manchester United Reserves
Windass 51 Stewart 90+3
France 65

 

Never has the old cliché of “it was like men playing against boys” been more appropriate. A United reserve side with an average age of just 18 (oldest player – Sam Hewson, 20 in ten days time) travelled to Humberside this evening to take on a Hull City team featuring four players in their thirties and a number of others over 20 and experience definitely told. Second-half goals from Dean Windass and Ryan France put the game beyond the young Reds, who could only respond deep into injury time with a great long-range consolation effort from Cameron Stewart.

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