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Milk Cup 2009: Reds reign again in the Coleraine rain

Posted by nickogs20 on July 31, 2009

There was a distinct sense of deja vu in the air this evening as Paul McGuinness’ side took to the field for the Milk Cup final in exactly the same sort of atrocious Coleraine weather they experienced as they won the competition last season, and while there wasn’t quite the same dominant, swashbuckling performance that we witnessed 12 months ago, goals from Michael Ngoo and Etzaz Hussain ensured there was ultimately the same result – a Manchester United victory and more silverware for the Old Trafford trophy cabinet.

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Milk Cup 2009: Reds crush Cantolao to move into quarters

Posted by nickogs20 on July 28, 2009

Skipper Robbie Brady bagged another brace as United put Peruvian side Cantolao to the sword in a terrific display of free-flowing attacking football in Coleraine this evening, taking his tally for the tournament to four in two games. Will Keane and Ryan Tunnicliffe were also on the mark as the Reds rained shots on the Cantolao goal, with only a great display from ‘keeper Patricio Musso Savage keeping the scoreline respectable.

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Northern Ireland Milk Cup 2009: A Preview

Posted by nickogs20 on July 26, 2009

Tomorrow marks the start of the 2009 edition of the Northern Ireland Milk Cup, with United’s U17s bidding to defend the Premier section trophy they won so impressively last season and a trio of Reds representing Northern Ireland as they bid for glory in the Elite section. Read on for all the details about the forthcoming five days of action…

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Pre-season programme takes shape; date set for LSC Final

Posted by nickogs20 on June 16, 2009

2008/09 is done and dusted but, as is evermore the case in football these days, the start of the next campaign will soon be upon us, kicking off with the first pre-season fixtures in little over a month. While the first team will be touring Asia, taking part in the inaugural Audi Cup in Munich and entertaining Valencia at Old Trafford, the reserves and academy have their own itinerary fast taking shape.

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Milk Cup stars Fryers and Tunnicliffe back in the England U17 squad

Posted by nickogs20 on August 11, 2008

Fresh from playing major roles in the Reds’ third Milk Cup success at the start of the month, United U16’s Zeki Fryers and Ryan Tunnicliffe have been recalled to the England Under-17 squad for the forthcoming FA International Tournament.

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Milk Cup – Reds reign in the Coleraine rain

Posted by nickogs20 on August 1, 2008

United’s march towards a third Premier Milk Cup title has had something of an air of inevitability about it all week, and so it proved this evening as Paul McGuinness’ side never really had to get out of third gear on their way to a 3-0 win over South Coast Bayern. Three top-quality goals from Oliver Norwood, Nicky Ajose and Federico Macheda were comfortably enough to overcome the plucky but ultimately outclassed Californians at a sodden Coleraine Showgrounds.

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Milk Cup glory beckons for goal-hungry United kids

Posted by nickogs20 on August 1, 2008

United’s devastating form in front of goal continued tonight at the Ballymena Showgrounds, as a convincing 4-2 victory over Watford saw them take their tally to 17 in four games and progress to the eighth Premier Milk Cup Final in the club’s history.

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Milk Cup – Cherry Orchard highlights and pictures

Posted by nickogs20 on July 31, 2008

Just a quick note to inform that highlights of the U17’s Milk Cup quarter-final victory over Cherry Orchard are available online here (courtesy of the BBC) and some new pictures have been added to the official Milk Cup site here. Enjoy.

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Rampant Reds advance to Milk Cup semi-final date with Watford

Posted by nickogs20 on July 30, 2008

United’s U17 side took their goal tally for the week to an impressive thirteen in just three games after thrashing Dublin side Cherry Orchard 5-1 in Ballymoney to secure a place in the Northern Ireland Milk Cup semi-finals.

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Milk Cup – Highlights from the first two games

Posted by nickogs20 on July 30, 2008

Video highlights from the Reds’ first two Milk Cup games are now available.

Click here for highlights of the opening day 4-0 win over Otago, courtesy of the BBC. Goals are from Federico Macheda (a header from Chris Curran’s right-wing cross), Evandro Brandão (a smart finish from Davide Petrucci’s clever flick), Nicky Ajose (another far post header from a Norwood freekick) and Ollie Norwood.

Meanwhile, here are the highlights from yesterday’s 4-0 win over County Armagh:

Goals in this one are from Joshua King (a far post header from Matty James’ cross), Matty James (a simple finish after a low cross from Zeki Fryers) and two from Federico Macheda (the latter after a fine run from King).

We should have full line-ups for these games up over the course of the next couple of days, as well as highlights of the Reds’ remaining games.
 

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