Young guns news - Sunday 20
Billy Bodin (Swindon - striker) Picked up some valuable game time and also a goal as the
second string beat Bournemouth 2-1 on Tuesday. Bodin has been in and around the
first team all season without getting a chance to impress.
Jonathan Bond (Watford - goalkeeper)
Kept a clean sheet as Watford beat
Ipswich 1-0 in the U18 fixture last Saturday. Bond made several saves as the
Hornets collected all three points.
Josh Dawkin (Norwich - striker) Picked up another goal as the U18's drew 2-2 with Coventry
last Saturday. The Wales youth international picked up a rebound from his own
shot to open the scoring.
Ryan Doble (Southampton/Stockport -
striker) Was back in the starting line
against Burton after serving his three match ban. Doble could have got on the
score sheet with a little more composure, but will no doubt revel in gaining
some valuable game time on loan at Stockport.
Tom Lawrence (Man Utd -
midfielder) Stepped off the bench at
Anfield as the U18's beat Liverpool 3- 2 in a pulsating FA Youth Cup tie last
Leon Newell (Birmingham -
striker) Played 90 minutes as the U18's
drew 1-1 with Chelsea. The former Wrexham youth team forward
Alex Nicholson (Newcastle -
defender) Played 90 minutes as the U18's
beat Wolves 3-1. The Wales U17 international has been a regular started for the
U18's this season. Nicholson also was a sub for the reserves as they lost 4-2
to West Ham.
Christian Ribeiro (Bristol City -
defender) Was back in the match day squad
this week as they looked to get some vaulable points against high flying
Norwich. Ribeiro has been out of action for a while and manager Keith Millen
will be glad to have him back for the run in.
Conor Roberts (Everton -
goalkeeper) Started between the sticks as
Everton took on Aston Villa in a reserve team encounter this week. The game
finished 2-1 to the blues.
Josh Roberts (Blackpool -
defender) Was another Welsh youngster to
get a run out for the second string this week as he started against Chelsea on
Monday. Unfortunately it was a tough afternoon as the seasiders lost
Sam Wedgbury (Macclesfield -
midfielder) Hit a 25 yard strike three
minutes into injury time to earn Macclesfield a late draw against Lincoln.
Jon Williams (Crystal Palace -
midfielder) Has been linked with a
move to Liverpool in the papers this week. Although this had been denied by the