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Kids fall just short

Glyn Hodges

Glyn Hodges

A young City second string went down 2-0 to Rotherham on Saturday afternoon

Goals from Ryan Taylor and Tom Pope downed a Glyn Hodges team consisting mainly of members of the last two FA Youth Cup sides.

David Ball and Alex Nimley were both off target with efforts that might have reduced the arrears and James Poole had one shot cleared off the line.

CITY: Nielsen, Kay, Mee, McDonald (Boyata), Kay, Moore, Clayton (Warbara), Ibrahim, McDermott, Ball (Mak), Nimley (Poole).

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Winning run at an end

Glyn Hodges

The reserves’ run of three straight wins came to an abrupt halt in north Wales this afternoon when they were beaten 2-1 by Wrexham.

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Three and easy for second string

Glyn Hodges

Good things are said to come in threes and that is certainly the case for the Blues second string who made it a hat-trick of friendly wins at Bradford this afternoon.

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David is having a Ball!

David Ball

While all the focus on Saturday was on the arrival of Togo international Emmanuel Adebayor at the City of Manchester Stadium, young David Ball was showing that there is plenty of firepower in reserve.