Young Guns: Weekly update - Saturday 18th January.
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Jake Charles (Huddersfield - striker) Scored his 12th goal in 17 starts as the U18's beat WBA to progress into the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup.
Chris Dawson (Leeds - midfielder) Was praised by development coach Neil Redfearn following his sides 1-0 win over Derby this week. "I thought that Chris Dawson was outstanding. He was the best player on the pitch. Chris is starting to look like his old self and that is great news for Leeds United."
Ioan Evans (Sheff Utd - defender) & Jake Eyre (Sheff Utd - striker) & Gareth Owen (Sheff Utd - goalkeeper) were om the winning side as the U18's beat Coventry 4-1 last weekend. Lee Evans (Wolves - midfielder) Scored his second goal of the campaign as Wolves beat Preston 2-0 at Molineux. Evans has been in and out of the team over the past six months and will be glad to be back on the scoresheet. Tom Fry (Bristol City - midfielder) & Joe Morrell (Bristol City - midfielder) And the youth team advanced to the next round of the FA Youth Cup with a 1-0 win against Brentford. They now face an away tie with Accrington Stanley.
Adam Henley (Blackburn - defender) Is now back up and running after a dreadful run of hamstring injuries. The Wales U21 full back started once again as Rovers beat Doncaster 1-0.
Emyr Huws (Man City - midfielder) Made his first team debut as a second half sub in City's 5-0 win against Blackburn in the third round of the FA Cup. The Wales U21 international stepped off the subs bench with 77 minutes on the clock.
James Loveridge (Swansea City - striker) Scored with a stunning strike to earn City a 1-1 draw with a Charlton team with Morgan Fox (Charlton - defender) back in the starting line up after being on loan at Notts County. The Swansea winger picked up the ball deep inside his own half before rifling a shot past the keeper.
Dominic Smith (Shrewsbury - defender) Was an unused sub as Shrewsbury lost 3-2 to MK Dons. Smith a Wales U19 international has been on the periphery of the first team squad since August - and will hope that his chance may come before the seasons out.
Sanchez Watt (Colchester - striker) Is slowly returning to form after a long period out with injury. Watt scored his sides first in a 3- win against Gillingham. Mason Spence (Colchester - defender) was an unused sub.
Jordan Williams (Liverpool - defender) And his fellow defenders kept a clean sheet as the U18's beat Middlesbrough 3-0. Harry Wilson (Liverpool - midfielder) was also involved and picked up an assist. Wilson also grabbed two goals as Liverpool beat Aston Villa 3-1 to advance to the fifth round of the FA Youth Cup.