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Reserves: Shamrock Rovers 0 United 3 – Marnick makes his mark

Posted by nickogs20 on August 15, 2010

Platinum One Challenge
August 15th 2010, 7pm
Tallaght Stadium, Dublin

Shamrock Rovers Man Utd
Shamrock Rovers 0-3 Manchester United Reserves
Cleverley 60 (pen)
Vermijl 64, 75

 
Marnick Vermijl marked his Reds debut with a well-taken brace as United comfortably overcame a shadow Shamrock Rovers side 3-0 in the first game of the Platinum One Challenge.

Rovers keeper Pat Jennings performed a passable impression of his illustrious goalkeeping namesake in the first-half, denying United on a number of occasions, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side – bolstered by a number of players with senior experience – weren’t to be denied after the break as a penalty from Tom Cleverley and Vermijl’s double secured a deservedly comprehensive win.

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