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 Welsh Football Young Guns update news - by Owain Jones

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Young guns news - Saturday 18th Dec 10

Tom Bradshaw (Shrewsbury - striker) I
s back from injury and claimed a goal from a deflection as the Shrews drew 1-1 with Cheltenham last weekend.  Bradshaw will now hope to get a an injury free Christmas period to break back into the first team starting line up.

Troy Brown (Ipswich - defender) Played 90 minutes for the seniors as they lost 1-0 to Preston last weekend. Even though Ipswich have struggled in the league and manager Roy Keane has come under increasing pressure, Brown has thrived under his stewardship.

Josh Dawkin (Norwich - striker) Picked up an assist as a Norwich XI beat Fakenham 3-0 in the Norfolk Senior Cup this week.  Dawkin set up the third goal as the Canaries safely made it through to the next round.

Michael Doughty (QPR - midfielder) Scored from the spot in normal time, but the youth team still lost on penalties after extra time to Nottingham Forest.  The Wales U19 international is the son of former Nottingham Forest chairman Nigel Doughty. 

Adam Henley (Blackburn - defender) Played 90 minutes for the youth team as they squeaked through to the next round of the FA Youth Cup with a win against Reading last week.

Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading - striker) Scored and played 90 minutes as the reserves drew 1-1 with Millwall on Wednesday afternoon.  Wales U21 international Jake Taylor (Reading - midfielder) also played an hour as he returned from a knee injury which has sidelined him since early October.

Jack Mackreth (Tranmere - midfielder), First year pro Tranmere Rovers & Welsh Under 19 has gone on a one Month loan to Colwyn Bay to get first team experience, Jack has been limited to squad and bench experience with Tranmere so far this season

Aristote Nsiala (Everton/Macclesfield - defender) Will spend another month on loan at Moss Rose after impressing on loan.

Patrick Otte (Middlesbrough - defender) Played 90 minutes in the mini derby as the reserves lost 1-0 to Sunderland this week.  

Young guns news - Sunday 5th Dec 10

Troy Brown (Ipswich - defender) Started as the Tractor boys took on WBA in the Carling Cup on Wednesday night.  Brown played 90 minutes as Ipswich won 1-0.

Jack Mackreth (Tranmere - midfielder) + Ashton Taylor (Tranmere - defender/midfielder) Were unused subs as Tranmere lost 1-0 to Hartlepool last weekend.

Joe Partington (Bournemouth - midfielder) Will stay on loan at Eastbourne Borough after Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admitted it was better for the Wales U21 captain to get gain time rather than sit on the bench.

Richard Peniket (Fulham - striker) Continued his return to fitness with just over an hour as the U18's beat WBA in the FA Youth Cup this week. 

Christian Ribeiro (Bristol City - defender) Was forced off with a knee injury after just over 50 minutes during his sides 3-0 victory over Sheffield United.  The Wales U21 international was given the all clear after it was revealed that it was only a jarred knee rather than a recurrence of the old injury which forced him on the sidelines for a lengthy period.  

Rhys Taylor (Chelsea/Crewe - goalkeeper) Saved his second consecutive penalty as the Railwaymen beat Morecambe 2-1 last Saturday.  Taylor who saved a penalty last weekend against Rotherham guessed right as Crewe picked up all three points.

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