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On a warm glorious day in Nuneaton, FC United ran out 4-1 victors in their final away game of the 2016-17 season with goals from Sam Sheridan, Jordan Fagbola, Matthew Wolfenden, and George Thomson. Click here for more info.
MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY 5 FC UNITED of MANCHESTER YOUTH 2
FC United of Manchester Youth crashed to their heaviest league defeat of the season with this 5-2 reverse against Manchester Metropolitan University in the National League u19 Alliance ’J’ Division in Sandbach on Wednesday afternoon.
ROB HATTON opened the scoring for the home side with a shot into the top corner on 15 minutes.
Worse was to follow when WILL NOWELL steered the ball under visiting ’keeper Sulaiman Sajjad on 53 minutes to put MMU two goals up.
Two minutes later, Steeve Eddy was dispossessed to allow WILL NOWELL to make it 3-0 and on 71 minutes, a weak defensive header allowed TOM CLARE to score the fourth.
STEVE AFFLECK pulled one back for the Young Reds on 73 minutes with a long range effort to ngive the scoreline an element of respectability, before Elliot Jorge Simoes Inacio set up WILL SHAWCROSS with goal number two on 84 minutes.
There was still time, however, for MMU to make sure of the final result when ROB HATTON added a fifth on 88 minutes.
FC United of Manchester Youth team’s next National League u19 Alliance league fixture is at home to Preston North End Youth (Myerscough) on Wednesday 1st February 2017. KO: 2.00 p.m.
FC UNITED of MANCHESTER YOUTH TEAM:-
1) Sulaiman SAJJAD (GK)
2) Steve AFFLECK
3) Robson BROWN
4) Mason DAVIES (Captain)
5) Steeve EDDY
6) Ben FLETCHER
7) Jack PRESTON
8) Mike JONES
9) Francesco FRANGILLO
10) Keenan TUCK
11) Will SHAWCROSS