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Reserves: Bolton 1 United 3 – Reds return to action with impressive win

Posted by nickogs20 on November 2, 2010


November 2nd 2010, 7pm
County Ground, Leyland

Bolton Man Utd
Bolton Wanderers Reserves 1-3 Manchester United Reserves
Blakeman 32 W Keane 37
Stewart 69
Thorpe 76

 
United’s second string returned from a month without a game to record their first league win of the season, coming back from a goal down to beat Bolton in terrible conditions at the County Ground.

An experienced Trotters XI featuring a number of first team squad members took the lead through Adam Blakeman just after the half-hour mark, but Will Keane provided an almost instant response for the Reds before second-half strikes from Cameron Stewart and Tom Thorpe secured all three points for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

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Second string up and running after convincing win

Posted by nickogs20 on October 8, 2008

Bolton Wanderers Man Utd
Bolton Wanderers Reserves 0-3 Manchester United Reserves
Macheda 45+3
Hewson 53
Cleverley 65

 
In hindsight, United’s reserve side probably couldn’t have hand-picked a better fixture in which to make amends for last week’s defeat against Wigan. The Reds had picked up five wins and two draws from their previous seven trips to the County Ground to play Bolton (as well as lifting the Lancashire Senior Cup at the same ground in July of this year) and, after a scrappy first-half had ended with Kiko Macheda putting United ahead, they never looked in any danger of having that unbeaten streak ended. Further goals from Sam Hewson and Tom Cleverley in a massively one-sided second half ensured a first league win of the campaign for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

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Reserves look to bounce back against Bolton

Posted by nickogs20 on October 8, 2008

Bolton WanderersOle Gunnar Solskjaer’s reserve side make the short trip to the County Ground in Leyland tonight, looking to respond to last week’s last-gasp defeat against Wigan and get a first league win of the season on the board against Bolton Wanderers.

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Date confirmed for Lancashire Senior Cup Final

Posted by nickogs20 on June 16, 2008

Fixture congestion at the tail-end of last season (can we call it last season now the new fixtures are out?) forced the postponement of the 07/08 Lancashire Senior Cup Final until pre-season in 2008/09, and now we have a confirmed date. United’s reserves will bid to make it a belated cup double against their Liverpool counterparts on July 30th in what will be Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first ‘competitive’ game in charge. The game will be held at the County Ground in Leyland (regular home of Bolton’s second string), and the Reds will hope the three arranged friendlies prior to July 30th (as revealed here) will stand them in good stead as they challenge for more silverware.

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