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PICTURE: On loan youth celebrates getting to Wembley

PICTURE: On loan youth celebrates getting to Wembley

Ashley Fletcher, who extended his loan spell at Barnsley until the end of the season the other day, has booked his first trip to Wembley, after his team beat Fleetwood in Johnstone’s Paint Trophy to reach the final. Fletcher scored Barnsley equaliser in the first leg against Fleetwood, scoring five minutes after coming on. In [...]

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Varela: LvG doesn’t have a problem with South Americans

After Rafael Da Silva left the club, having barely been given a go under Louis van Gaal, while struggling with injuries, the right-back suggested that his nationality influenced the manager. I know about his history, but there’s no way I can say, ‘Oh, the guy does not like Brazilians’ … I know he didn’t like [...]

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Under-21s – Behind closed doors, Guillermo Varela & Nick Powell

Under-21s – Behind closed doors, Guillermo Varela & Nick Powell

Last Match: Everton 0-2 United (Holgate, Byrne) Due to a waterlogged pitch in Southport, United’s clash with Everton was played behind closed doors at Finch Farm. United lost the game 2-0 with goals from Holgate and Byrne. The loss ends United’s run of six wins in a row. However one positive from the game came [...]

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Under-21s – Sixth win in a row, Ro-Shaun Williams & First team contradictions

Under-21s – Sixth win in a row, Ro-Shaun Williams & First team contradictions

Last Match: United 1-0 Sunderland (Weir, 70) A top of the table clash which left everyone wondering just how Sunderland were top of the table. United were dominant in every area of the pitch as Sunderland had 10 luminous green shirts behind the ball who never allowed play to flow with petty fouls throughout the match. [...]

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VIDEO: Januzaj scores twice for U-21s vs Southampton

Adnan Januzaj put Manchester United U-21s 1-0 up against Southampton just before half-time. Will Keane made it 2-0 in the second half thanks to a great ball from Guillermo Varela. Keane then made it 3-0 from the penalty spot after Januzaj was pulled back, before Januzaj made it 4-0 after a good ball in from [...]

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PICTURE: Ashley Fletcher scores on his Barnsley debut

PICTURE: Ashley Fletcher scores on his Barnsley debut

Ashley Fletcher scored on his debut for Barnsley today, just two days after his one-month loan was agreed. “I’m buzzing to be here,” the 20-year-old told the club’s official website on Thursday. “I’ve come to get some league experience and help improve the team. I’m looking forward to this weekend. Fleetwood are a good side [...]

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Borthwick-Jackson: Playing for United is a dream come true

During Manchester United’s 2-1 defeat away to Wolfsburg, which saw us drop out of the Champions League and in to the Europa League, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson made his European debut, when replacing the injured Matteo Darmian. It was a dream come true. Making my Champions League debut at 18! My family were all so proud and [...]

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VIDEO: Wilson scores again for Brighton

James Wilson has made it two goals in two appearances for his loanee club, Brighton. On Saturday afternoon, he put his team 1-0 up against Derby after 22 minutes. Brighton are currently top of the Championship table.

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VIDEO: James Wilson’s debut call for Brighton

James Wilson scored on his debut for Brighton this weekend, scoring the first goal for his new club after Charlton had gone 2-0 up in the first five minutes. Brighton then came back to win 3-2.

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VIDEO: United U-21s beat Liverpool with 89th minute winner

Manchester United U-21s were comfortably 2-0 up after Liverpool this evening, thanks to goals from Marouane Fellaini and Nick Powell. However, in the final minutes of the game, Liverpool pulled two back, making it 2-2. Their second came thanks to a poor mistake from Sergio Romero. However, in the 89th minute, Sean Goss scored a [...]

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VIDEO: Tuanzebe interviewed as an 11-year-old

Axel Tuanzebe captained his school team at England Danone Nations Cup Final in 2010 at U12 level. His school, St Cuthberts in Rochdale, lost to Whitgift Independent Boys School at Stamford Bridge, but Tuanzebe was interviewed before kick-off.

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Mancunians making their way through the ranks

Since the war, 48 Mancunians have made their way up through the ranks to play for Manchester United’s first team, according to the club’s official site. 1940s: John Aston senior, Laurie Cassidy, Jack Crompton, Jimmy Hanlon, Jack Roach 1950s: Roger Byrne, John Doherty, Don Gibson, Bobby Harrop, Peter Jones, Eddie Lewis, Wilf McGuinness, Billy Redman, [...]

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Eight United youth players make league debut under LvG

After Danny Welbeck and Tom Cleverley were sold by Louis van Gaal, there were claims that Van Gaal was selling United out, and forgetting about the ingrained priority to bring through youth players. This was a bizarre claim, considering Van Gaal is the manager who has given debuts to the likes of Xavi, Andres Iniesta, [...]

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LvG: Joyce advised me that this youngster was ready for the first team

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson made his first team debut yesterday in Manchester United’s 2-0 victory over West Brom. The 18-year-old came on for the last 15 minutes, in place of Marcos Rojo, at left-back. Louis van Gaal has revealed that he is in regular contact with United’s U-21 coach, Warren Joyce, and U-18 coach, Paul McGuinness. Knowing [...]

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Who is Axel Tuanzebe?

Who is Axel Tuanzebe?

Axel Tuanzebe has been named in Manchester United’s first team today and has been given the number 38 shirt. This is the first time he has been included in the senior squad. But who is he? Tuanzebe is just 17-years-old and is a very highly rated defender in United’s youth set up. As the captain [...]

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