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FC United of Manchester U21s thrash Stockport Town

FC United of Manchester U21s hammered Stockport Town 8-1 to continue their dominance at the top of the North West U21 Development League.

FC United, UCFB’s Undergraduate Academy Manchester side, quickly established their style of play on the opposition taking an early 2-0 lead following close range finishes from Will Ozono and Yannick de Gael.

As the game settled down, Henry Limpitshi further increased the lead with a near post finish, before the home side began to dominate the game with some excellent football...

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FC United of Manchester U21s win on the road to stay top

FC United of Manchester U21s, UCFB’s Undergraduate Academy Manchester side, maintained their lead at the top of the North West U21 Development League with a hard fought 2-0 win at St Helens Town.

From the off, FC United looked to establish their way of playing and early into the game created chances which forced the St Helens goalkeeper into making a number of saves. As the first half developed, chances were limited and it was the home side that scored against the...

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Away win keeps UCFB’s Undergraduate Academy Manchester side on track

FC United of Manchester U21s, UCFB’s Undergraduate Academy Manchester side, visited 1874 Northwich on Sunday and continued their impressive run of form with a 4-1 win.

In the early stages, both sides struggled to find a foothold in the game but a long range effort from Brendan Lilley gave FC United the lead going into the break.

The second half developed a similar pattern to the opening period with both teams unable to keep possession for long stretches of play and few chances being created...

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FC United of Manchester U21s continue impressive start to the season with 8-0 win at Glossop

FC United of Manchester U21s, UCFB’s Undergraduate Academy Manchester side, were in league action over the weekend and continued their rich vein of form with an 8-0 win at Glossop North End.

FC United welcomed back some of the returning players that had just represented Great Britain in the Mini Football U21 World Cup in Prague as well as players appearing for the first team the day before.

Against an energetic opposition the FC United side looked to establish early possession and created some...

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Win on the road maintains solid start to season for FC United of Manchester U21s

FC United of Manchester U21s, UCFB’s Undergraduate Academy Manchester side, maintained their great start to the season with a commanding 3-0 away win against a tough Stockport Town team.

The game was played at a high tempo and both sides looked to play to their own strengths on a narrow and challenging pitch. The result means FC United have won four of their five games this season and now sit second in North West U21 Development League, just two points behind leaders...

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Impressive win keeps momentum going for FC United of Manchester U21s

FC United of Manchester’s Under-21 side continued their impressive start to the season with a convincing 6-0 win at Radcliffe in the North West U21 Development League.

The game sprung into life in the first half with action at both ends and good periods of possession for either side, with FC United eventually dominating the game and converting a flurry of chances.

Strikes from Jack Grimshaw, Henry Limpitshi, and two apiece from Elliot Simoes and Fran Frangillo ensured that the visitors followed...

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FC United of Manchester U21s kick-off the new season with impressive win

FC United of Manchester’s Under-21 side got their league campaign off to a winning start on Sunday with a resounding 7-1 victory against defending champions Irlam F.C. Under-21s.

The North West U21 Development League fixture started brightly with both sides looking to play a passing game and Irlam took the lead mid-way through the first-half. However, FC United responded within minutes with a Henry Limpitshi equaliser after a well worked team move.

The home side then took the lead through a Bobby Hamza...

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