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FC UNITED of MANCHESTER YOUTH 3 CURZON ASHTON YOUTH 0
FC United of Manchester Youth team progressed to the First Round Qualifying of the F.A. Youth Cup with this 3-0 home Preliminary Round win against local neighbours Curzon Ashton Youth under the Broadhurst Park floodlights on Monday evening.
The first half was a cagey affair with chances at a premium at either end, and it wasn’t until the 65th minute that the Young Reds took the lead; JACK WARD’s deflected 20 yard free-kick finding the back of the Curzon net.
On 81 minutes, FC United Youth went 2-0 up, JACK PRESTON heading home from a Jack O’Leary cross from close range.
And on the stroke of full-time, JACK O’LEARY made sure of the result when he skipped through the visitors’ defence before slotting the ball past Jordan Latham.
FC United of Manchester Youth now travel to Ashton-in-Makerfield to play Ashton Town AFC Youth in the next round (match to be played during the week commencing Monday 19th September 2016).
FC UNITED of MANCHESTER YOUTH TEAM:-
1) Sulaiman SAJJID (GK)
2) Steve AFFLECK
3) Jack O’LEARY
4) Michael JONES
5) Steeve EDDY (Captain)
6) Sam BAIRD
7) Robson BROWN
8) Will SHAWCROSS
9) Cameron HORNER (Cautioned 45 + 2 mins)
10) Jack WARD
11) Kamahl FULLER