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Defeat For Youth Team At Manchester United

14 July 2015

Burnley’s Youth Team lost 3-1 against Manchester United in their first pre-season friendly ahead of the new season.

Defender Shaun Hobson (pictured) opened the scoring for the Clarets in the Tuesday morning fixture at Carrington Training Ground.

The friendly was made up of three 30-minute periods, with United equalising just before the end of the first third.

Two more goals from the hosts in the second third completed the scoring.

Burnley Line-up: Aghayere; Bayode, Hobson, Norvock, Wilson; Crawford, El-Fitouri, Fenton, Shrimpton; Wood, Metz.

Used subs: Bianga, Dixon, Dolling, Howarth, Styles, Clarke, Wusiewicz, McNeil, Chakwana, Grogan.

Youth Team Pre-Season Fixtures are as follows:

Saturday, July 18: West Bromwich Albion v Burnley (11am)

Saturday, July 25: Preston North End v Burnley (11am)

The Youth Team will then take part in a number of friendlies in their trip to Austria before hosting Tranmere Rovers on Saturday, August 8 in their first fixture in the Youth Alliance League (11am).

The Youth Team’s fixtures for the 2015/16 North West Youth Alliance can be found HERE.

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