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Academy: U15s and U16s in European tournaments

CFA: The City Football Academy shines in the summer sun.

CFA: The City Football Academy shines in the summer sun.

City's youngsters pitted themselves against Europe's best yet again this weekend.

Mark Kennedy's U15s were in Croatia for this season's edition of the U16 Istria Cup, eventually finishing third.

After lifting the Premier League International Tournament last weekend, the U15s were challenged even further in a tournament designed for players a year older.

A 2-2 draw with Red Bull Salzburg was followed by a 2-1 victory over AS Roma.

Despite a haul of four points from two games, goal difference denied the Blues passage to the final.

They instead played in the third place play-off where they beat AC Milan 5-4 to come third against a selection of Europe's best.

City's U16s came fifth in the International Finals despite only suffering one loss from four matches.

The Blues beat Chelsea 2-0 and Anderlecht 3-2 either side of a 1-0 loss to Tottenham Hotspur. City beat Derby County on penalties after a 0-0 draw to finalise their fifth place finish.

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City U18s 3-1 Derby County

BACK ON TERMS: City celebrate Lorenzo Gonzalez's equaliser in the first half

Read how Lee Carsley's side fared against Derby County at the Academy Stadium...

City's U18 came up against their Derby counterparts looking to extend their unbeaten run in the U18 Premier League.

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Watch City U18s v Derby live on Facebook

Manchester City U18s game against Derby County in the U18 Premier League game will be streamed live on Facebook this weekend.

Lee Carsley’s unbeaten young Blues take on the seventh placed Rams at the Academy Stadium on Saturday at midday as they go in search of their fifth win from eight games.

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U18s v Derby County: Key battles

BATTLE: City's youngsters train ahead of their Premier League fixture with Derby County

Who will make the difference as City U18s face Derby County at the Academy Stadium on Saturday?

Lee Carsley's side are unbeaten so far and sit second in the U18 Premier League.