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Young U's beaten at Derby

30 July 2014

Hawtin on the mark but U's beaten by Rams

A youthful United Development side lost 4-2 at Derby County this afternoon in a behind closed doors friendly.

The U’s fielded five trialists, three in defence, against a more experienced Derby side for whom Republic of Ireland striker Connor Sammon scored a hat trick.

3-0 down at the break United responded well and Aidan Hawtin and one of the trialists netted to make the final score 4-2 and leave Coach Mickey Lewis happier with the second 45 minutes:

“It is never easy when you have so many trialists in the line up but with Sam Humphreys and Callum O’Dowda playing last night and Josh Shama just picking up a slight knock when he came on in that game it gave us the chance to look at one or two players.

“Overall, against a strong Derby side, the lads did OK. It was a much better second half all round. We scored a couple of goals but we looked better all over the pitch after the break and played some decent stuff."

United
Trialist, Bevans, Trialist, Trialist, Trialist, Ashby, Long, Marsh, Hawtin, Trialist, Roberts

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