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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.
FC HALIFAX TOWN YOUTH 4 FC UNITED of MANCHESTER YOUTH 1
FC United of Manchester Youth went down 4-1 to top-of-the-table FC Halifax Town Youth at a rain-drenched West Riding County FA ground in the National League u19 Alliance ’J’ Division on Wednesday afternoon.
The West Yorkshire side went ahead on 38 minutes when MARKO BASIC smashed home a cross from the right to give the home side a one goal interval lead.
On 47 minutes, FC United of Manchester Youth drew level when Will Shawcross’s saved shot was then unluckily diverted into the net off Halifax defender JACK JOHNSON for an own-goal.
On 58 minutes, the home side regained their lead when JACOB HEATLEY scored from close range.
On 82 minutes, ROSS BARROWS added a third and with the clock running down, the same player added another in the dying seconds to make the final score 4-1.
FC Halifax Town Youth now need one win from their remaining three league games to be sure of lifting the National League u19 Alliance ’J’ Division for season 2016-2017.
FC UNITED of MANCHESTER YOUTH TEAM:-
1) Thomas BAMBER (GK)
2) Steve AFFLECK
3) Jack O’LEARY
4) Mason DAVIES (Captain)
5) Steeve EDDY
6) Sam BAIRD
7) Jack PRESTON
8) Michael JONES
9) Francesco FRANGILLO
10) Will SHAWCROSS
11) Kamahl FULLER