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George King has gone on trial at Brighton and Hove Albion, aiming for a place at left back/left wing. In the past he has played for the likes of Manchester City Academy and Fulham Academy.
Former City midfileder Paul Marshall has joined Stockport County after being released by Halifax Town.Having started his career at Manchester City, working his way from youth team player before earning a professional contract in 2008. Joining the sky blues aged 11, he went on to make his debut for the club's reserve side scoring four goals in eight starts. He also scored the final goal as City beat United 3–1 in the final of the Manchester Senior Cup. Whilst at City he spent loan periods at Blackpool, Port Vale, and Aberdeen before joining Walsall in 2010. Spells at Rochdale, Droylsden, Port Vale again FC Halifax followed. Although born in England, Marshall has represented Ireland under 19's. He was also called up to the England under 20 squad for the 2009 Under 20 World Cup-
Norwegian side Stromsgodset played two games at City's Academy headquarters today. The first game at Under 16 level finished 1-1 with Issac Buckley opening the scoring for City before a much older visitors side equalised.
The second game followed immediately and was billed as an under 18 fixture. City took a two goal lead through Croatian trialist Alex Cvetovich, before the Norwegian side fought back, their first goal was a spectacular strike from distance and the equaliser came in the dying minutes after Nathaniel Oseni had been sent off for a professional foul and although the incident was clearly in the box, the referee awarded a free kick , yards outside
Max Johnson, Josh Murray(Charlie Oliver), Sam Jones, Tosin Adarabioyo (Nathaniel Oseni), Angel Tasende Esmoris, Wato Kuata (Jorge Intima), Alex Cvetovich, Louis Hutton (Tom Holland), Trialist (Joe Nuttall), James Hardy (Gabriel Almeida), Brandon Barker
Max Johnson began his goalkeeping career at the Newcastle United Academy in 2007, where he stayed for 3 years. Following that he played a season in the senior squad of Scottish Premier Division side Inverness Caledonian Thistle. Last season Max was the assistant goalkeeping coach at Manchester City, while playing in the reserve squad.
This season Max is the goalkeeping coach at the Manchester International Football Academy, while still retaining his role of assistant goalkeeping coach at Manchester City. He is also the Centre
of Excellence goalkeeping coach at Blackpool FC
We will be staying in central Manchester at an apartment hotel and train at the academy to Manchester City (Platt Lane). Boys team will play two matches against both Bolton and Manchester City, while the junior team will meet Manchester City.
A under 17 City side crushed visitors Birmingham City in the sunshine at Platt Lane. On reflection the score line could and should have been a great deal higher. With only the woodwork and at least half a dozen fine saves by the vistors keeper keeping the score line down to five.
City gave an appearance to new French signing Seko Fofana, but he was out shone by the performance of Jorge Inimata, not much is known about Jorge,but we seem to recall him playing for City in a pre season friendly at the beginning of the 2012/13 in ColwynBay.
A brace of goals from Inimata, and two for James Horsfield plus one for Dominic McHale ensured a thumping and morale boosting win
Gunn,Tattum, Trialist, Adarabioyo (Jones), Esmoris, Wato Kuate (Holland), Inimata (El-Fitouri),Horsfield (Fofana),Barker (Nuttall), Hardy(Glendon), Cvetovich(McHale)
Karim Rekik has confirmed via his twitter account that he has joined Blackburn Rovers on loan
(01/02/2013)-FA Youth Cup Draw