U18s beaten by leaders Man City

09/01/2016  7 Comments  [Jump to last]
Everton's Under-18s were edged 1-0 by Manchester City as the top two went head-to-head this morning.

Ciaran O'Laughlin scored the only goal of the game from the spot at Cit Football Academy after Jack Bainbridge was adjudged to have fouled Lukas Nmecha.

The games was the first one for ex-Blues player John Ebbrell who took charge as the latest coach to be rotated in at the Finch Farm Academy.

Everton U18s: O'Loughlin, Yates, Myers [Y], Baningime, Bainbridge, Yarney, Donohue (65' Lees[Y]), Kiersey, Lavery, Broadhead Kinsella.
Subs not Used: Jones, Mellen, Harrington, Bramall.

 

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Geoff Evans
1 Posted 09/01/2016 at 19:10:29
Hopefully not an omen!
Peter Murray
3 Posted 10/01/2016 at 00:07:15
Could be an omen – but a lucky one. Maybe we are seeing here what could be happening in 3-5 years time at senior level – but with Everton edging it!
Anthony Dwyer
4 Posted 11/01/2016 at 01:13:25
A lot of our top young guns are currently out on loan, so holding our own with Man City is a good achievement.
Dave Abrahams
5 Posted 11/01/2016 at 15:21:49
Did Liam Walsh play the full game for Yeovil v Carlisle in the FA Cup yesterday?
Ray Roche
6 Posted 11/01/2016 at 16:27:23
Dave, he played 86 minutes.
Dave Abrahams
7 Posted 11/01/2016 at 17:17:47
Thanks Ray, 86 minutes not bad for his first senior game, hope he did okay.
Sam Hoare
8 Posted 11/01/2016 at 17:33:23
If you watch the highlights of that game, Dave, on BBC, you can see him feature twice: first going on a good run, giving a good pass and juggling in the box to get off a shot which misses by a yard or two. Then under-hitting a pass in front of his back 4 to present them with a shot that just missed from range.

Ups and downs of life on loan!

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