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29 July 2017

Under 23’s suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat whilst the Under 18’s lost 3-1.

- Town Under-23’s and Under 18’s both in action against Sunderland.
- Under 23’s suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat.
- Under-18’s lost 3-1 at the Academy of Light.

Both the Under-23’s and Under-18’s travelled north to the Academy of Light to face Sunderland on Saturday afternoon.

Following Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at Stalybridge, Frankie Bunn’s side played out their third game of pre-season; but were defeated by a single goal against a tough Sunderland side.

Town’s Under-23 Side (4-2-3-1):
Luke Coddington; Dylan Cogill, Rarmani Edmonds-Green, Danny Kane; Isaac Marriott, Lewis O’Brien (c); Dom Tear, Luca Colville, Denilson Carvalho; Olly Dyson

George Dorrington, Deshane Dalling, Brendan Glackin, Romoney Critchlow-Noble

Leigh Bromby’s side were defeated 3-1 in their second pre-season game of the season at the Academy of Light. Despite going a goal down 3 minutes into the game, Town got an equaliser in the 24th minute through second-year scholar George Danaher. Sunderland then got two quick fire goals in minutes 34th and 37th minute, which turned out to be enough to give them the 3-1 victory.

Town’s Under-18 Side (4-4-2):
Luke Mewitt (Tadhg Ryan, 45’); Sam Gibson, Jordan Eli (Dahomey Raymond, 45’), Oran Thompson (c), Jordan Thomas; Matty Daly, Scott High, Saul Milovanovic, Ben Jackson (Mason O’Malley, 60’); Micah Obiero (Ben Mills, 60’), George Danaher

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