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Hull 2 United 1: Experienced Tigers too strong for Red reserves

Posted by nickogs20 on November 18, 2008

Hull Man Utd
Hull City Reserves 2-1 Manchester United Reserves
Windass 51 Stewart 90+3
France 65


Never has the old cliché of “it was like men playing against boys” been more appropriate. A United reserve side with an average age of just 18 (oldest player – Sam Hewson, 20 in ten days time) travelled to Humberside this evening to take on a Hull City team featuring four players in their thirties and a number of others over 20 and experience definitely told. Second-half goals from Dean Windass and Ryan France put the game beyond the young Reds, who could only respond deep into injury time with a great long-range consolation effort from Cameron Stewart.


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