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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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Reds complete Slovakia stay with hard-fought draw

Posted by nickogs20 on October 31, 2010

United’s U18s completed their week-long training camp in Slovakia with a friendly against 1.FC Tatran Prešov, coming back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw thanks to goals from substitutes James Wilson and Luke Giverin.

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U18s fall short in Slovak scrimmage

Posted by nickogs20 on October 29, 2010

With a three week gap between Premier Academy League fixtures, United’s U18s ventured abroad in midweek to take on the U19 side of Slovakian top flight club FK Dukla Banská Bystrica in a friendly, unfortunately finishing up on the wrong end of a 5-1 scoreline.

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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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Reds name provisional Milk Cup squad

Posted by nickogs20 on July 13, 2010

With just under a fortnight until United launch their bid for a third straight Northern Ireland Milk Cup success, we can reveal the provisional 18-man squad that Paul McGuinness will have at his disposal when the Reds kick off their campaign against County Tyrone on July 26.

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Glory for United trio as England crowned Kings of Europe

Posted by nickogs20 on May 31, 2010

United youngsters Sam Johnstone, Will Keane and Tom Thorpe have ended the season in glorious fashion by helping England to the UEFA U17 European Championship title.

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England start final countdown but it’s pain for Pogba

Posted by nickogs20 on May 27, 2010

With representatives on either side of one UEFA U17 European Championship semi-final, someone from the United contingent at these finals was always going to end up disappointed and it was Paul Pogba who was left distraught as France bowed out at the last four stage, leaving England – and Sam Johnstone, Tom Thorpe and Will Keane – to advance to a final date with tournament favourites Spain on Sunday.

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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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United quartet bid for Euro glory

Posted by nickogs20 on May 17, 2010

PogbaFour United youngsters will be bidding for glory in the unlikely footballing setting of Liechtenstein as the 2010 UEFA U17 European Championships get underway in the Alpine principality this week.

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U18s: United 1 Wolves 0 – Cofie sends Reds clear at the top

Posted by nickogs20 on April 10, 2010


April 10th 2010, 11am
Trafford Training Centre, Carrington

Man Utd Wolves
Manchester United U18s 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers U18s
Cofie 2

 
Early goals seem to have been the order of the day for United at all levels this past week and the U18s weren’t to be left out, John Cofie’s 2nd minute strike ultimately proving decisive as the Reds beat Wolverhampton Wanderers at Carrington.

When Cofie raced clear and coolly slotted the ball past Wolves keeper Aaron McCarey with just 64 seconds on the clock it looked like an exciting and potentially goal-laden game may be in store, but that never quite materialised. A weary-looking United, coming off five games in Italy at the Memorial Sassi tournament last week, struggled to find any sort of rhythm going forward, while a fresher Wolves outfit arguably shaded possession and territory but were frustrated by a resilient Reds rearguard. Much to the visitors’ chagrin, Paul McGuinness’ side held on to record a hard-earned 1-0 win and seize top spot in Academy League Group C.

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