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Kids kick off in style

Andy Welsh

Andy Welsh

City’s under 18s kicked off their league season with an emphatic win over Cardiff City this morning.

Despite dominating, the boy Blues were being held goalless at half time before a tactical switch by coaches Andy Welsh and Steve Eyre led to a three goal blitz.

Goals from Ahmad Benali, Omar Abdoullali and Jack Redshaw saw Manchester home in style.

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Academy still vital to first team - Cook

Garry Cook

City Ceo Garry Cook and Academy chief Jim Cassell have moved to allay fears that the arrival of big money signings this summer will make the youth production line redundant.

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Jim thrilled by new challenge

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Be patient, Jim tells his Boy Blues

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Jim Cassell is challenging his young Academy graduates to make the leap to the first-team squad despite City's new-found ability to compete for senior stars with the richest Premier League and European clubs.