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U19s Pre-Season Summary

U19s Pre-Season Summary

Chris Johnson6 Sep 2020 - 15:01
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A look back on the past month as we prepare for tomorrow nights FA Youth Cup match.

We’re really pleased with how preseason has gone and the lads have worked hard playing some excellent football along the way......” See article for full quote.
- Joe Howson

As the squad prepare to take on Farsley Celtic in the FA Youth Cup on Monday we look back on the pre-season and ask Joint Manager Joe Howson how the squad is shaping up for the coming season.

There’s been many a new face donning the red/black shirts in pre-season, with the squad going through some what of an overhaul on last year.

Joe Howson and Tabby Magida have replaced Alex Craddock and Jody Leeming in the management team and are accompanied by Chris Johnson as goalkeeping coach/physio.

So far 20 new faces have represented the squad in pre-season, with only 5 of last seasons side making the squad this season, and in the 3 games played 14 goals have been scored and 5 conceded against a mix of local opposition.

Away v Hepworth United Dev. Squad W6-1
(Brook 2, Roberts 2, Kenworthy, Rowe)

Home v Worsborough U19s D3-3
(Brook 2, Roberts 1)

Home v Drighlington U21s W5-1
(Roberts 3, Brook, Walker)

Joe Howson commented “We’re really pleased with how preseason has gone and the lads have worked hard playing some excellent football along the way. We have a number of younger players who’ve stepped up from the 17’s here at Shelley and come in from other clubs who have been a pleasure to work with so far. The older lads have also set an example with their attitude and application to training and games overall which makes for a good mix in the squad for the season ahead. We’re looking forward to some competitive games now starting with tough game against Farsley Celtic in the FA Youth Cup.“

⁃ Toby Dawson
⁃ Arthur Difford
⁃ Callum Lockwood-Jackson
⁃ James Bullock
⁃ George Burrows
⁃ Oliver Castle
⁃ Kristian David
⁃ Nathan Fletcher
⁃ Bradley Johnson
⁃ Ceinan Joyce
⁃ Harry Scott
⁃ Louie Simmons
⁃ Tyler Boswell
- Fin Empson
⁃ Nathan Kenworthy
⁃ Cyrus Rowe
⁃ Matthew Sale
⁃ Eoghan Sopala
⁃ Kobe Simpson
⁃ Hayden Webster
⁃ Louis Ainley
⁃ Thomas Brook
⁃ Tom Roberts
⁃ Harris Walker

Player Sponsorship is now available at £50 per player to cover match fees and training tops. Please contact Chris on 07712 120700

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