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U18s RECORD BACK TO BACK WINS

27 October 2012


City’s U18 side earned a second home win on the bounce with a 2-1 win over Millwall.


Despite the home side pressuring in the early moments it was Millwall who took the lead. This opening goal didn’t perturb City as they continued their dominance, a Tommy O’Sullivan free kick was pushed away by Millwall’s keeper and he tried his luck again after the away defence failed to clear, his lofted left footed chip was just held. Ben Watkins was next to try his luck for City and his low left footed shot from distance slipped just wide.


 Curt Watkins. corner lead to an equaliser for the home side, the left back curling a fine effort into the box that was finished off by Kane OwenInto the second half and a dangerous 

, the central midfielder receiving the ball in the penalty area and firing home through the Millwall defence for what turned out to be the deciding goal.Theo WhartonAnd they were lucky to remain level when Millwall broke through, the shot from the away side somehow cleared away from a combination of Owen and the post. This block from Owen was soon proved crucial when the City took the lead through

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