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U18s: Manchester United 3 – 0 Newcastle United

By Rob Britton. Manchester United’s U18s cruised to a comfortable 3-0 victory against Newcastle, with James Wilson again putting in an impressive performance against the Magpies. United’s previous game against Newcastle ended in a 7-1 win for United, with Wilson bagging five of the seven. He was again the main threat, and nearly put United [...]

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U18s: Swansea City 1 Manchester United 5

By Barry McEvoy. Swansea will feel that the score-line flattered Manchester United somewhat after their 5th round FA Youth Cup encounter at the Liberty Stadium. Despite not dominating for long spells, United ran out 5-1 winners in front on the crowd of 4,080. First half goals from Jack Barmby, Gyliano Van Velzen and Sam Byrne [...]

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U18s: Manchester United 3-3 Bolton Wanderers

By R. Nugent. A pulsating league match in bitter and blustery conditions in front of Sir Alex and many Manchester United stars resulted in a fantastic three all draw at Carrington. Bolton made a blistering start to the game that seemed to have stunned their Manchester counterparts. Their quick one and two touch movement made [...]

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U18s: Manchester United 4-0 Torquay United

By R. Nugent. Manchester United comprehensively made their way through to the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup with a professional four nil victory over Torquay United at Moss Lane. With Adnan Januzaj and Jack Rudge in midfield, the Reds had total control over the midfield, culminating in the lion’s share of possession and [...]

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U18s: Manchester United 1 Manchester City 3

By Barry McEvoy. Clinical. Probably the apt word to describe the first half. Neither side had many chances, but the chances that they did have were turned to goals. City started the better side and deservedly went one – nil up after twenty-seven minutes with a well worked goal finished off by Jordi Hiwula. Denis [...]

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U18s: Manchester United 1-2 Portsmouth

By Barry McEvoy. Paul McGuinness and his Manchester United side may be feeling hard done by this evening as they were defeated by two goals to one against Portsmouth at Carrington in the first game of the season. Despite being the better side for long periods of the game United couldn’t find the net with [...]

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Sheffield United 2 – 2 Manchester United: FAYC Final 1st Leg Review

By Barry McEvoy The final fence left for Manchester United U-18s was John Pemberton’s Sheffield United u18 side. Few fans would have expected the young Blades to reach the latter stages of this years competition so to see them facing United in the final is a real shock. A huge crowd of almost 30,000 spilled [...]

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U18s: Liverpool 6 United 0 – Inexperienced team suffer heavy defeat

By Barry McEvoy Manchester United were never going to have it easy in this game, with Liverpool on a mission to the pip their city rivals Everton to first in the group. Paul McGuinness also had to take the second leg of the FA Youth Cup tie against Chelsea on Wednesday into consideration whilst picking [...]

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U18s: Chelsea 3 United 2 – a game of two halves

Contribution by Barry McEvoy The old cliché “A game of two halves” is certainly suitable here. It was never going to be an easy game for United with Chelsea being the current champions of the most prestigious youth team tournament in the country. With the added strain of one the club’s best under-age players, Ravel [...]

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Academy vs. Newcastle United: Giverin nets late winner

Ben Davies Premier Academy League 26 March 2011, Carrington Manchester United U18s maintained their unbeaten run following a 2-1 victory over Newcastle United. Larnell Cole continued his impressive goal scoring form and Luke Giverin netted late in proceedings to secure victory for Paul McGuinness’s side. After a fairly uneventful opening with Newcastle content on dropping [...]

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