Young guns news -
Saturday 25 Sep 10
Billy Bodin (Swindon - striker) Was an unused sub last
week as Swindon beat Walsall 2-1 at the Bescot Stadium. Bodin has been in and
around the first team since pre season and will hope to get his chance at some
Jonathan Bond (Watford - goalkeeper) Kept a clean sheet as
the Hornets stung Southampton 2-0 in an U18 clash last weekend. Bond and the
defenders were described as excellent by coach Joe McBride.
Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury - striker) Scored a brace for the
reserves in midweek but even that wasn't enough to claw back the four
goal advantage that the Shrews had given Accrington Stanley. The game finished
Simon Church (Reading - striker) & Hal Robson Kanu (Reading -
striker) Both scored as they looked to get some game time with the
reserves this week. The Wales internationals featured alongside Jake
Taylor (Reading - midfielder) as they beat Leicester 2-1.
Elliott Chamberlain (Leicester - striker) came off the
bench after 25 minutes.
Josh Dawkin (Norwich - striker) Scored from 20
yards out as a youthful Norwich XI beat Diss Town 2-1. Dawkin is in a similar
position to Bodin, as he also spent time with the first team squad in pre season
and picked up a squad number.
(Southampton - striker) Was amongst the subs as Nigel Adkins started life
at St Marys last Saturday. Doble also appeared for a Southampton development
side against Bristol Rovers in midweek, a game which he scored twice in a 2-0
Dummett (Newcastle - defender) + Alex Nicholson (Newcastle - defender)
Came up against an unbeaten Man City youth team last weekend. The Wales youth
internationals played 90 minutes in the 2-2 draw. Dummett has captained the
reserves this season.
Jack Evans (Gillingham - defender) Played in
three different positions as the youth team beat Colchester 1-0 last weekend.
Keiron Freeman (Nottingham Forest - defender) Was involved
with the reserves this week as they drew 1-1 with Rotherham on Wednesday night.
Freeman played the full 90 minutes.
Jordan Holt (Hull - defender) And his fellow
defenders kept a clean sheet in the 5-0 victory over Rotherham last Saturday.
The Tigers youth team have been in fine form this season.
Nat Jarvis (Cardiff City - striker) Will spend the next 28
days on loan at Southend after the clubs agreed a deal. Jarvis was top scorer
for the U18's last season.
Josh Knight (Port Talbot - midfielder) The former WBA
academy member has joined Principality Premiership outfit Port Talbot Town.
(Middlesbrough - defender) Was back on he radar this week with an
appearance on the reserve team bench during the 2-2 draw with Leeds.
Jack Mackreth (Tranmere - midfielder) Scored with a header
for the reserves as they drew 3-3 with Burnley this week. Mackreth made a run
into the box before scoring with a header from a difficult height.
Vinny Mukendi (Macclesfield - striker) Returned from
injury to grab a goal for the reserves against Wrexham in midweek. The former
Wales U19 training camp member scored with a header, but it was not enough as
the Dragons won 2-1.
Jack Nardiello (Leicester - striker) Is at Leicester City
academy and totting up the goals for the U16 side and has represented the
Republic of Ireland and U16 level. Jack is the nephew of former Wales
international Donato Nardiello.
Aaron Phillips (Coventry - defender) The son of
former Wales international Dave Phillips has been tipped as one of the young Sky
Blues to look out for this season. The young defender played 90 minutes in his
sides 0-0 draw with West Ham last weekend.
Josh Rees (Arsenal - midfielder)
Scored the sides third as the U18 team beat Aston Villa 3-1 last
Ashley Richards (Swansea - defender) Started
for the Swans in London Road on Tuesday night as they triumphed where Cardiff
had failed in the previous road of the Carling Cup. Richards played 90 minutes
in the 3-1 win.
Elliot Richards (Bristol Rovers - striker) Was
a spectator as Bristol Rovers beat Dagenham and Redbridge 3-0 last Saturday.
Richards, a youth international was an unused sub.
(Northampton - goalkeeper) Tasted the atmosphere of Anfield on Wednesday
as back up keeper in the Carling Cup defeat to Liverpool. The former Wales
youth international is now second the first team back up keeper.
Young guns news -
Sunday 12 Sep 10
Kayleden Brown (WBA - striker) Will
return to the Hawthorns after Tranmere decided not to extend his loan deal past
a month. The Wirral based club had planned to keep him, but decided against it
as he would be away with the Wales youth team for too many days in the next
Josh Dawkin (Norwich -
striker) Fired an impressive hat-trick
against Spurs in an U18 game last Saturday. The Wales U19 international scored
one in the first and two in the second half as the Canaries won 4-2.
Freeman (Nottingham Forest - defender)
Captained the reserves this week as they beat Bradford 1-0 on Tuesday night.
Freeman has been called up to the U19 squad.
Tom Lawrence (Man Utd -
midfielder) Started as the U18's beat
Huddersfield 3-0 on the road last Saturday. Lawrence was also on standby for
the Wales U21's.
James Loveridge (Swansea -
striker) Picked up game time for the
second string on Tuesday night. The first year scholar struck just after half
time, firing in past the keeper to pick a point for the Swans in a 1-1
Josh Rees (Arsenal -
midfielder) Struck for the U18's as
they came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Reading last weekend.
Christian Ribeiro (Bristol City - defender) May have missed international duty but he did get a
valuable 90 minutes of action as Bristol City XI beat Paulton 6-0 on Tuesday
Rhys Taylor (Chelsea/Crewe -
goalkeeper) Has signed a deal to
remain at Gresty Road on loan for the remainder of the season. Taylor who has
been enjoying life as a regular starter will now hope to stave off experienced
keeper Steve Phillips who is returning from injury.