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Redshaw helps U18s to another win

Academy Platt Lane 2008

Academy Platt Lane 2008

The Under 18 side has warmed up for this Wednesday's FA Youth Cup semi final with another league win.

The Young Blues are unbeaten this season, and that run has been extended with a 3-2 win away to West Brom.

Jack Redshaw (pictured) weighed in with two, in the 50th and 60th minutes, and defender Dedryck Boyata bagged the other in the 25th minute.

The Academy side are now all set for this Wednesday's first leg against Arsenal, which kicks off at the City of Manchester Stadium at 7.00pm. Adult tickets are £4 when booked in advance (£5 on the day), concession seats are priced at £2.

 The team that beat West Brom was: Clegg, Trippier (Chantler, 70), Cunningham, Tse, Boyata (Wabara, 80), Mitchell, Benali, Elabdellaoui, Mak, Redshaw, Helan.

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