Young guns news -
29th Nov 10
Jonathan Bond (Watford - goalkeeper)
Made some important stops early on as the U18 team beat Reading 3-1.
Kayladen Brown (WBA/Dagenham &
Redbridge - striker) Started his first game for the Daggers as they took
on Oldham. Brown played 70 minutes in the 1-0 loss.
Jordan Cranston (Wolves - defender)
Had a hand in the goal as Wolves maintained a streak with a narrow win
against Stoke last weekend. It is now four wins in four for the U18's.
Michael Doughty (QPR - midfielder)
Gave his side the lead on 20 minutes but it wasn't enough to stop Luton
from sharing the poins in the U18 encounter last weekend. The game finished
Paul Dummett (Newcastle - defender) + Alex Nicholson
(Newcastle - defender) Enjoyed derby success as the U18 team beat
Middlesbrough 4-3 last weekend. Both played 90 minutes in the win.
Evans (Accrington Stanley - midfielder) Scored for the U18's as they
beat Blackpool last week.
Holloway (Bristol City - defender/midfielder/striker) Picked up an assist
and then was replaced injured after 46 minutes as the U18 team beat MK Dons 4-2
Jones (DC United U20's - defender) Was named in the Metro Atlantic
Athletic Conference First Team last week. After leaving Tranmere, Jones has
flourished over in the States and will now look to get a chance in the MLS.
Peniket (Fulham - striker) Made an appearance off the bench for the
reserves on Monday. Peniket has struggled with injury this season and will now
hope to get a good run under his belt.
Christian Ribeiro (Bristol City - defender)
Started at right back as Bristol City beat Sven's Leicester 2-0 last Saturday.
The Wales international played 90 minutes as the defence kept a clean
Ashton Taylor (Tranmere -
defender/midfielder) Returned to the first team fold after injury last
weekend as Rovers beat Notts County 1-0. Taylor was also in the squad for the
midweek game against Hartlepool but did not get on.
Taylor (Chelsea/Crewe - goalkeeper) Is set to stay at Gresty Road until
the end of the season. The Wales U21 international is not expecting to to be
recalled by Chelsea and is firmly set as the first choice under Dario Gradi.
Young guns news -
21st Nov 10
Josh Dawkin (Norwich - striker)
Didn't play a part for he U18's last weekend as he travelled with the
first team to Reading. Even though the Wales U19 international didn't figure he
will be excited to be a part of the first team plans.
Ibrahim Farah (Cardiff City - midfielder)
Picked up a goal and an assist as the U18's picked up a fourth win on the
trot as they beat Spurs 2-1. Farah the skipper scored the decisive goal as he
chipped the on rushing keeper.
Holloway (Bristol City - defender/midfielder/striker) Was up front again
for the U18's as the took on Leicester last weekend. Holloway picked up a goal
but the team lost 6-2.
(Newcastle - defender) Was on the winning side as the U18's squeaked home
against Barnsley last Saturday morning. Nicholson played at the back in the 3-2
Roberts (Tranmere - midfielder) Is back in the treatment room after
breaking his wrist in a reserve game last week. Roberts had only just returned
from a broken metatarsal.
Jake Taylor (Reading - midfielder) Misses the
chance to turn out for the U21 side as he is recovering after undergoing knee
Young guns news -
14th Nov 10
Kayleden Brown (WBA - striker) Will
spend the next month on loan at Dagenham and Redbridge. This will be the
strikers second period away from the Hawthorns this season after an earlier loan
Troy Brown (Ipswich - defender)
Played the last five minutes as the Tractor boys ground out a 2-1 win
Bramall Lane against Sheffield United. Brown has been used mostly from the
bench this season, and will now hope to impress Brian Flynn when he lines up for
the U21's against Austria.
Ryan Doble (Southampton - striker) Picked up
three assists as the Southampton U21 team beat Bournemouth 5-1. Doble was
singled out for praise by Martin Hunter"......Ryan Doble's contribution was
also very, very good today in terms of him getting hold of the ball and linking
other players in."
Jonathan Evans (Accrington Stanley - winger) Made his
first appearance for the first team in a Lancashire Cup match v Bolton last
week. Evans came on for the last 25 minutes as Accrington won 3-2.
Ibrahim Farah (Cardiff
City - midfielder) Scored from the spot as City beat Coventry 2-1 in an
U18 fixture last Saturday. The Wales U19 international rocketed in his spot
kick to notch his sides first. The Sky Blues had Aaron Phillips (Coventry - defender) in the
starting line up.
Sean Geddes (Walsall -
midfielder) Picked up game time and an assist as the second string
demolished Rotherham 7-0 this week. Geddes has been a regular on the Saddlers
bench this season without actually getting on.
Adam Henley (Blackburn - defender) Picked up a couple of
assists as the U18's trounced Stoke 5-1 last weekend. The Wales youth
international played the full 90 minutes.
Conor Roberts (Tranmere - midfielder) Made a
first appearance after injury as the reserves lost 1-0 to Preston on Wednesday
night. Roberts was a second half sub. The Preston starting XI contained Sam Hart (Preston - defender).
Ashton Taylor (Tranmere - defender/midfielder) Returned to
training this week after four months out with a damaged knee cartiliage picked
up in training. Manager Les Parry hopes that the Wales youth international will
be able to pick up a reserve game in a week or so.
Young guns news -
7th Nov 10
Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury - striker) Will miss the chance
to step up to U21 level after picking up an ankle injury playing for the U19's
Jake Cassidy (Wolves
- striker) Played the full 90 as the reserves trounced Chelsea 4-0.
Cassidy should probably have got his name on the score sheet but scooped over
from close range.
Josh Dawkin (Norwich - striker) Scored an excellent goal
as the Canaries battled back from a goal down to clinch all three points against
(Newcastle - defender) Once again picked up reserve game time this week
as the Geordies took on Wigan on Tuesday night. The game finished 2-1 to
Michael Doughty (QPR - midfielder) Was singled out for
some praise on the weekend as the U18 team beat Gillingham 3-1. I thought Michael Doughty did well in the centre for us. He kept the ball
well, and found space for us." Kevin Gallen, Head of youth
Alex Nicholson (Newcastle -
defender) And fellow defenders kept a clean sheet as the U18 team beat
Leeds 3-0 last Saturday morning. Nicholson has played for Wales at U17
(Everton/Macclesfield - defender) Will spend another month on loan at
Moss Rose after impressing the management. The defender will also be available
for FA Cup duty against Southend on