quote

EDS News

Video 1 Gallery

Youngsters to face Euro giants Ajax

Elite Development team3

Elite Development team3

City youngsters are about to get a taste of European football - and it could become a regular feature on their menu in the near future.

A team comprising a mixture of Under-18s and Elite Development Squad players are travelling to Holland for a friendly against Ajax at their world-famous academy in Amsterdam on Thursday afternoon.

Coach Scott Sellars takes the young Blues for their Dutch treat with Andy Welsh joining them after tomorrow's derby, with a VIP view of the Ajax senior team's Dutch Cup tie on Thursday night also on the agenda.

The prestige friendly could be a sign of things to come for City - a so-called New Generation League, also thought to be interesting Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham, is being mooted for 16 European clubs' youngsters.

Match Report

West Ham Res v City EDS

Abdi

Abdi Ibrahim celebrated his call-up for Norway Under-21s by putting the Elite Development Squad on the way to victory against a decent Hammers side at Thurrock.

Match Report

Wigan v City EDS Senior Cup

Harry Bunn

City’s Elite Development Squad put in a confident performance to brush aside Wigan in the first round of the Lancashire Senior Cup.

Match Report

Wigan Res v City EDS

AbdiIbriham1

City's Elite Development squad suffered their first league defeat of the campaign as a strong Wigan Athletic beat Andy Welsh's side 2-0 at Robin's Park.