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Reserves: United 3 Wigan 1 – Bébé bags brilliant brace

Posted by nickogs20 on November 18, 2010


November 18th 2010, 7pm
Moss Lane, Altrincham

Man Utd Wigan
Manchester United Reserves 3-1 Wigan Athletic Reserves
Bébé 4, 57 Sunday 65
W Keane 45 (pen)

 
Two terrific goals from Portuguese winger Bébé helped United’s second string extend their unbeaten run to six games, the Reds running out comfortable 3-1 winners over Wigan Athletic at Moss Lane.

The summer signing from Vitória Guimarães struck early on with a fierce effort into the top corner before producing an even better goal just before the hour mark, his stunning angled volley arrowing and dipping past a helpless Lee Nicholls in the Latics goal. In between Will Keane had stroked home a penalty on the brink of half-time, all of which rendered Ivan Sunday’s header with twenty-five minutes remaining no more than a consolation.

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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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September in Review: Eikrem takes Player of the Month honours

Posted by nickogs20 on October 5, 2010

It’s been another impressive month for United’s youngsters across all levels, leaving us with a tough decision when picking September’s star man. While a couple of players have made compelling cases with their goalscoring exploits, we’ve gone for a man who’s predominantly a creator – the reserves’ captain and playmaking midfield maestro Magnus Eikrem.

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Obertan: “My greatest wish is to make an impact here at Manchester United”

Posted by nickogs20 on September 25, 2010

After returning from injury in last week’s reserve game against Aston Villa, United’s French winger Gabriel Obertan has spoken exclusively to United.no about his return to fitness, the chance offered by Antonio Valencia’s long-term absence, his adaptation to English football and learning from a United great.

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Reserves: United 2 Stockport 0 – Red-hot Cofie kills off County

Posted by nickogs20 on September 9, 2010


September 9th 2010, 7pm
Moss Lane, Altrincham

Man Utd Stockport
Manchester United Reserves 2-0 Stockport County Reserves
W.Keane 27 (pen)
Cofie 74

 
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reserve side continued their flawless start to the new campaign, comfortably beating Stockport County at Moss Lane to make it three wins from three in the Manchester Senior Cup.

United dominated proceedings from the outset, and Will Keane opened the scoring midway through the first half from the penalty spot. Despite the Reds creating numerous chances, a combination of some wayward finishing, intervention from the woodwork and heroics from Hatters’ keeper Owain Fon Williams kept the visitors in the game deep into the second half, the three points only really being secured when sub John Cofie struck his first goal for the reserves with quarter of an hour remaining,

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Reserves: Oldham 1 United 2 – Rio returns as Kiko hits clincher

Posted by nickogs20 on September 1, 2010


September 1st 2010, 7.30pm
Bower Fold, Stalybridge

oldham Man Utd
Oldham Athletic Reserves 1-2 Manchester United Reserves
Jacobson 47 Ajose 49
Macheda 76

 
United’s reserves made it two wins from two in this year’s Manchester Senior Cup with a hard-fought win over Oldham Athletic.

While the performance left something to be desired, there was lots to be pleased about in the form of fine goals from Nicky Ajose and Federico Macheda, yet another comeback victory and important stepping stones on the road back to full fitness for Anderson, Wes Brown and, most notably, Rio Ferdinand, who completed 45 minutes on his comeback from the knee injury that ruled him out of the World Cup.

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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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Reserves set for Dublin double-header

Posted by nickogs20 on August 14, 2010

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer takes his reserve side to Dublin tomorrow for the first of two games in the Platinum One Challenge.

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Reserves: St Johnstone 2 United 3: Reds leave it late as Ajose nicks another win

Posted by nickogs20 on July 31, 2010

Alan Main Testimonial
July 31st 2010, 3pm
McDiarmid Park, Perth

St Johnstone Man Utd
St Johnstone 2-3 Manchester United XI
Haber 63 Norwood 9
N.Main 66 pen King 26
Ajose 88

 
United’s Reserves continued their encouraging pre-season campaign as Nicky Ajose’s second late winner in the space of four days secured a 3-2 win over St Johnstone in a testimonial for Saints’ keeper Alan Main.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Warren Joyce’s side threatened to run riot in the first half, racing into a 2-0 lead with goals from Oliver Norwood and Joshua King, but the hosts responded after the break with a quick double-salvo from Marcus Haber and Nicholas Main. Having seen his son level the scores, Main Senior was introduced from the bench for his final appearance at McDiarmid Park and received a rousing send-off from all in attendance, although not before the increasingly prolific Ajose rained on his parade just a little with his 88th minute decider.

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Reserves: Oxford 1 United 2: Reds ride their luck as Ajose nicks the winner

Posted by nickogs20 on July 27, 2010

Friendly
July 27th 2010, 7.45pm
Kassam Stadium, Oxford

Oxford Man Utd
Oxford United 1-2 Manchester United XI
Constable 45 Eikrem 45, missed pen 5
Ajose 90

 
United’s Reserves got their pre-season campaign back on track with a late late victory over Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium.

After spurning an early chance to take the lead when Magnus Eikrem saw his penalty saved, the Reds seemed to have snatched a half-time advantage when the Norwegian made amends by curling home a free-kick a minute before the break, only for the hosts to respond immediately through James Constable. Oxford had the better of an extremely competitive second half and looked the more likely winners but, with time almost up, Nicky Ajose popped up at the far post to volley home and clinch a dramatic win in textbook United fashion.

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