Jump to content

Youth Team Report


Northants Pie

Ahead of our new weekly update on how the potential future of Notts County is progressing we are going to have a recap on how the season has started so far.

The youth team play their matches within the Football League Youth Alliance U18 North East division, the league consists of the following 13 teams.

 

Bradford City - Burton Albion - Chesterfield - Doncaster Rovers - Grimsby Town - Hartlepool United - Hull City - Lincoln City - Mansfield Town - Notts County - Rotherham United - Scunthorpe United - York City.

We currently sit in 5th place in the league with 14 points from 9 games, a link to the full league table can be found here

There are two separate cup competitions, one being the Football League Youth Alliance Cup, the other being the FA Youth Cup. Unfortunately we were knocked out in the first round of the Youth Alliance Cup on penalties 8-7 to Burton Albion after the game finished 1-1.

We have been drawn against Peterborough United in the first round of the FA Youth Cup with this game being played tonight 12/11/2014 at London Road, details of this can be found here along with Head of Academy Coaching Mick Halsall's thoughts on the game.

 

The latest Youth Alliance league game was played at the Eagle Valley stadium on Saturday the 8th November, we came out on top of the five goal thriller with a 3-2 victory against Bradford City, Ben Browne opened the scoring for us with Bradford City replying shortly afterwards, highly rated striker Colby Bishop soon put us back in front from the penalty spot, once again though Bradford city equalised just before the interval, we won the game in the second half through Rhys Myers who scored with a powerful header from a set piece straight from the training pitch.

Mick Halsall commented on the performance saying "Bradford City are one of the leagues better sides, but we competed well against the physical unit and earnt an important win, the lads attitude and desire to work shone through. They always give 100%"

Next up for lads in the league is Mansfield away on the 15th November, once again we are in action tonight against Peterborough United in the FA Youth Cup at London Road with a 7pm kick off, ticket details can be found here.


Share your PRIDE with PON! Visit our Community Forum

Join us - Discuss - Write for us - Debate - Contact us


User Feedback

Recommended Comments

I'm personally eagerly awaiting the future reports, I only get a chance every now or then to actually see how they're doing but it is an important area of the club and I'd like to thank Norhants for taking the time to write these.

Looking at the teams we're against I think 5th is a good place for us, it gives us a chance to progress and push up.

Tonight's game against Peterborough is being geared up by the Posh, they've made comments about expecting a win and to upset their legend Hansall, so we will see. I have faith in our pies, they'll do us proud.

Also, I hope we can get a result against Mansfield's Youths. :D

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I'm personally eagerly awaiting the future reports, I only get a chance every now or then to actually see how they're doing but it is an important area of the club and I'd like to thank Norhants for taking the time to write these.

Looking at the teams we're against I think 5th is a good place for us, it gives us a chance to progress and push up.

Tonight's game against Peterborough is being geared up by the Posh, they've made comments about expecting a win and to upset their legend Hansall, so we will see. I have faith in our pies, they'll do us proud.

Also, I hope we can get a result against Mansfield's Youths. :D

 

You are right Joe, as despite some of the teams being non-league their academies stand just as good a chance as anyone else, in-fact some due to their history of bringing kids through to the first team are actually better than the premier league teams

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

About PON

Pride of Nottingham

Pride of Nottingham is an independent fansite devoted to Notts County, the world’s oldest professional football club. Created in 2013, it has served as a source of Magpie news, features, match previews, reports, analysis and interviews for more than three years.

Support PON

Enjoy our content? Want to help us grow? Your donation will go a long way towards improving the site!

donate-pon.png

Meet the Team

Chris Chris Administrators
ARLukomski ARLukomski Administrators
KB1862 KB1862 Global Moderators
CliftonMagpie CliftonMagpie Global Moderators
super_ram super_ram Media

Social Media

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Pride of Nottingham uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. To approve, simply continue using the site or click 'I accept' Terms of Use.