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YOUTH: 2021/22 Fixture List

29 July 2021

United’s under-18 side compete in the EFL Youth Alliance north-west division again this season and you can keep track of their progress right here.

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YOUTH: Blackburn 4 - 1 United

23 July 2021

It was a second game against Category 1 opposition for the Blues on Friday afternoon as they went up against Blackburn Rovers.

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YOUTH: A different type of challenge

15 July 2021

Under-18 boss Mark Birch gave us his reaction to what was another entertaining game following his team’s 2-1 away victory against Carlisle City on Wednesday night.

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YOUTH: City 1 - 2 United

15 July 2021

Carlisle City were the Wednesday evening hosts as the under-18 pre-season schedule continues to motor on.

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YOUTH: Sunderland 2 - 2 United

10 July 2021

It was a trip across to the north-east for the young Blues on Saturday morning as pre-season friendly number two brought them up against Sunderland.

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YOUTH: Both goals were right place right time

9 July 2021

United’s under-18 side played out a tough pre-season opener at Creighton on Thursday night in a game against Gretna that was nip and tuck, with both sides constantly looking for the win.

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YOUTH: Pre-season fixture schedule

9 July 2021

United's under-18 team have a tough pre-season ahead with them scheduled to face four Category 1 outfits.

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YOUTH: United 2 - 2 Gretna FC 2008

8 July 2021

United's youth team kicked their pre-season campaign off with a home game against Scottish cross-border neighbours Gretna FC 2008 at Creighton on Thursday night.

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YOUTH: We want to see them push on

29 June 2021

Monday afternoon brought the good news for three of our second-year scholars that they had secured their first professional deals, but with the expected caveat that the hard work starts now.

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YOUTH: I think it's important that we work closely together

19 June 2021

One of the many positives about the modern academy system is the more holistic approach needed when it comes to looking after a group of young men who are pursuing the dream of making it through to...

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YOUTH: It's something I've always seen myself doing

18 June 2021

New under-18 boss Mark Birch welcomes his group back to work at the end of the next week with a behind-the-scenes restructure of the academy now complete ahead of the new campaign.

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ACADEMY: Change to structure

9 June 2021

The end of a hectic 2020/21 season has given an opportunity for the club’s academy staff to take stock of their day-to-day operations, with a particular focus on the intensive administrational...

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