April is nearly over and thus the monthly round-up of everything that has been going on at the Manchester United Youth Ranks is here!
It was a great month for the Manchester United U-21’s as they enjoyed an unbeaten April. Also a late 93′ goal by Paddy McNair ensured United would beat Reading 2-3 in a nail biting affair and qualify for the 3rd play-off spot. United finished 3rd in the U-21 Premier League and will once again be in contention for the title amongst Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea.
My U-21 Player of the Month for April is James Weir after his 2 second half goals earned United a point against Norwich. He also lead the comeback against Reading after scoring an equalizing goal in the 81′ minute. But who was your player of the month?
|Date||Fixture||Result||Match Report||Highlight Videos|
|7/4/2014||Aston Villa||3-0 W||here||Ben Pearson, Saidy Janko, Charni Ekangamene, Joe Rothwell|
|14/4/2014||Tottenham||1-0 W||here||Andreas Pereira, James Wilson, Ben Pearson|
|17/4/2014||Norwich||2-2 D||here||James Wilson, James Weir, Ben Pearson, Joe Rothwell, Guillermo Varela|
|24/4/2014||Reading||3-2 W||here||James Wilson, Andreas Pereira, Paddy McNair|
The Manchester United U18’s enjoyed a mixed month as they played out 3 wins and two losses. The highlight match was the 4-1 thrashing of Fulham at Motspur Park. They currently lie 6th in the U18 Barclays Premier League, 5 points behind Newcastle United, who have 47 points. United however have a game in hand on the Geordies.
Three goals from 16 year old Marcus Rashford have been essential to the U18’s and the young Englishman looks set to have a bright future ahead. Other notable contributions came from Ruairi Croskery and Demetri Mitchell. Vote for Your U-18 Player Of The Month for April!
|Date||Fixture||Result||Match Thread||Match Report||Highlight Videos|
|29/4/2014||Stoke City||3-2 W||N/A||here||Goals|
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