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Reds youngster Weir in line for Victory Shield call-up

Posted by nickogs20 on October 24, 2010

United schoolboy James Weir looks set for inclusion in Kenny Swain’s England U16 squad for the upcoming Victory Shield clash with Northern Ireland.

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McCullough confirms United move

Posted by nickogs20 on June 29, 2010

Northern Ireland U17 captain Luke McCullough has confirmed that he has signed a two-year scholarship contract with United and will join up with the Reds for the imminent start of pre-season training.

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Barmby set for England bow

Posted by nickogs20 on November 3, 2009

United schoolboy Jack Barmby has been named in the England Under-16 squad for this Thursday’s Sky Sports Victory Shield clash with Northern Ireland.

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International bright young things

Posted by nickogs20 on October 9, 2009

As large numbers of the senior squad head off on World Cup qualifying duty for the last time this cycle, there’s the usual slew of callups for the youngsters at United, including a surprising first Northern Ireland callup for English-born Joe Dudgeon. All the details after the jump…

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Cleverley’s U21 bow headlines long list of international callups

Posted by nickogs20 on September 3, 2009

As ever during international breaks, the main focus of fans and media is on the many United first-teamers away representing their countries in the next week or so (an alarming 16 away with senior national sides this time around), but there’s an equally lengthy list of young players in action in various age groups and competitions to keep track of. Here’s a quick rundown on who, where and when…

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International roundup (11/12 August): Tošić at the double; Brandy/Cleverley stake claims for U20 World Cup; trio make U21 debuts

Posted by nickogs20 on August 14, 2009

The much-maligned early season international fixtures may frustrate and worry club managers and fans alike, but they do offer a valuable opportunity for a number of young players across the continent and the globe to take the first steps towards establishing themselves in various age-group national teams for the long season ahead. World Cups at senior and youth level, the annual European finals at U19 and U17 level, another round of Euro U21 qualification – it all starts again here, and unsurprisingly there was plenty of United involvement over the past couple of days.

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Milk Cup 2009: Winning start comes at a cost

Posted by nickogs20 on July 27, 2009

Robbie Brady’s first-half double and a fantastic late strike from Will Keane saw United get their Milk Cup defence up and running with a 3-0 win over County Antrim this evening, but boss Paul McGuinness was left counting the cost of a niggly and bruising encounter that could see him deprived of two of his key players for tomorrow’s clash with Club Cantolao of Peru.

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Duo make international debuts

Posted by nickogs20 on June 15, 2009

As the 2008/09 season effectively drew to a close with one last batch of international games over the past couple of weeks, two United youngsters represented their country’s senior side for the first time – Belgium’s Ritchie de Laet, and Northern Ireland’s Corry Evans.

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United starlets’ international hopes hit by injury setbacks

Posted by nickogs20 on June 3, 2009

A trio of United youngsters are starting their summer holidays early after having international dreams dashed by injury. Danny Welbeck, Darron Gibson and Craig Cathcart have all withdrawn from their respective squads for games over the next few weeks.

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Reds duo in line for Northern Ireland debuts

Posted by nickogs20 on May 20, 2009

Northern Ireland manager Nigel Worthington has included ten uncapped players in his squad for next month’s international friendly against Italy, including United youngsters Craig Cathcart and Corry Evans.

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