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Youth Team Go Joint Top

Under 18s beat Peterborough 3-2 in Merit League

18 March 2019

Oxford United’s under 18s team moved joint top of the Merit League with a 3-2 win over Peterborough United on Saturday morning.

An early goal from striker Jack Stevens and a penalty from Kyran Lofthouse put United 2-0 up against the Posh before they were pegged back to 2-1 at half time. Ryan Crooks settled the nerves with a well-taken goal to make it 3-1 before a late Peterborough goal made it an anxious last few minutes for the U’s.

Coach Leon Blackmore-Such told us

“It was a good week with seven points from three game all in tough conditions so we have been delighted with that. There are always things to work on but we have a free week now before we head for Exeter on Saturday and hopefully we can keep this form going and end the season really strongly.”

See the FREEVIEW report and highlights in the iFollow video above.

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Evans,Trialist, (Trialist), Trialist, Niblett, Sampford, Chambers-Parillon, Lopes, Goodrham (Edwards), Lofthouse, Stevens (Ferguson), Crooks


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