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INTERVIEW: Being able to adapt is massive

29 July 2021

United wrap up their pre-season programme on Friday night with a home game against Halifax Town and with the new season kick-off just eight days away.

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INTERVIEW: He'll take confidence from it

28 July 2021

The undisputed goal of the day on Tuesday afternoon, when the Everton U23s came to town, was the strike from Manny Mampala which wrapped the scoring up on the day, and which put United ahead for the...

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INTERVIEW: There was some really good stuff

28 July 2021

United left it late to claim their win over Everton under-23s on Tuesday afternoon with two goals in two minutes from Lewis Bell and Manny Mampala adding to an earlier strike from Jon Mellish.

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INTERVIEW: I thought he looked good from the off

28 July 2021

Tuesday afternoon’s friendly against David Unsworth’s Everton under-23 side saw a welcome return to action for defender George Tanner, who got a very useful 77 minutes under his belt.

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INTERVIEW: Two productive nights

22 July 2021

The word ‘muggy’ probably best describes the conditions at Kendal on Wednesday night as the Blues got more good minutes under their belt in what was a feisty encounter.

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INTERVIEW: We're looking at people in different positions

19 July 2021

Saturday afternoon’s double-header of friendly fixtures brought a return to action for attacking midfielder Brennan Dickenson and defender Rod McDonald, with both having missed out on a few days of...

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INTERVIEW: It's a really impressive place

18 July 2021

United had two squads in action on Saturday afternoon with assistant head coach Gav Skelton on manager duties against Hebburn Town, with South Tyneside bathed in sunshine on what was the hottest day...

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INTERVIEW: They now understand what it takes

16 July 2021

Tuesday night’s first outing at Frenchfield Park saw a crop of second years gain some valuable experience as they took to the pitch to play alongside the senior professionals.

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INTERVIEW: It helps everybody start to bond

15 July 2021

Tuesday night at Penrith brought a first appearance for United’s new arrivals in front of a healthy attendance that reminded everybody just what we’d been missing during the pandemic lock-out.

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INTERVIEW: A good night's work

14 July 2021

United’s pre-season fixture schedule kicked off with an entertaining encounter at Frenchfield Park on Tuesday night and it was an opportunity for 670 fans to see the players for the first time...

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INTERVIEW: It was a unique experience

21 May 2021

In a season of unprecedented challenges, assistant manager Gav Skelton was thrown a real curve ball when he became the football department’s Covid-19 officer, charged with implementing day-to-day...

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INTERVIEW: Hoping for a positive roar

17 May 2021

In a season where the term ‘behind-closed-doors’ became the norm, the current easing of Covid restrictions and the running of large-scale test events are raising hopes, albeit cautiously, that fans...

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