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Reds set to go head-to-head in Euro semi-final

Posted by nickogs20 on May 26, 2010

After their respective nations progressed from the group stage in contrasting fashions, United’s four representatives at the UEFA U17 European Championships are set to go head to head for a place in the final.

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Heartbreak for Reds trio as England come up just short

Posted by nickogs20 on August 3, 2009

Just as it was for the now departed Fraizer Campbell earlier in the summer, it was a case of so near and yet so far for United’s England U19 trio Danny Welbeck, Danny Drinkwater and Matt James yesterday after the Young Lions fell at the final hurdle of the UEFA U19 European Championships to the hosts Ukraine.

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Quartet get the call as England prepare for Euro U19 finals

Posted by nickogs20 on June 27, 2009

As England get set for a European final against Germany at Under-21 level, Brian Eastick’s Under-19’s are preparing to launch their own bid to become age group champions of the continent in Ukraine next month. Four United youngsters will be part of the squad, with Eastick today selecting Ben Amos, Danny Drinkwater, Matt James and Danny Welbeck in his 18-man travelling party.

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Brady bunch crash out

Posted by nickogs20 on May 8, 2008

United’s representation at the UEFA U17 European Championship finals will come to an end on Sunday as a second consecutive defeat for Robbie Brady’s Ireland side saw them eliminated from the competition. A 1-0 reverse against Switzerland means the Irish cannot now progress to the semi-finals, and they will go into Sunday’s final group game against Spain with only pride to play for.

Brady only played the final 20 minutes of the match against the Swiss – the muscle injury that forced him off in the Republic’s opener not having quite recovered enough for the winger to be able to start. Brady was introduced on the hour mark as Ireland boss Sean McCaffrey desperately tried to help his side find the goal that would cancel out the Gavin Gunning own goal that had given the Swiss the lead 10 minutes earlier and prolong Ireland’s participation in the tournament, but despite a couple of near-misses late on, it wasn’t to be.

Robbie’s injury had been symptomatic of an Ireland campaign severely hamstrung by injuries. “It’s a big setback but the players have learned a lot from this tournament, and we have learned as an association.” McCaffrey told uefa.com. “But three or four of these lads are good enough to go into the U19 squad next year – Gearoid Morrissey, Robbie Brady, Daniel Joyce. We want to try and beat Spain and go away with a good taste in our mouths”. Positive news for the United youngster after a disappointing week so far.

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