Radcliffe Borough 1
Tuesday 30th July 2013
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City u18s stepped up preparations for the 2013/14 campaign with a 2-1 victory over Radcliffe Boro at Stainton Park.
A brace from Jorge Intima was enough to secure a deserved victory for Jason Wilcox’s side in a match dampened by intermittent heavy downpours, despite Brandon Barker missing an early penalty.
After a productive preseason trip to Croatia with Patrick Vieira’s EDS squad, this fixture marked a return to relative normality for Wilcox’s young charges, who will take their place in the newly formed Northern Regional League when the U18 Premier League campaign kicks off.
A new group of scholars signed on for the Blues over the summer, but many were familiar names on u18 teamsheets last term, having impressed in the lower age groups.Read full match report