Awards Round-Up

31 05 2009

rodwellawardsMay is Awards season in football, and with clubs having largely held their end-of-season dinners to honour the best of 2008/09, here’s a quick rundown on who in the top 50 carried away a trophy.

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Delfouneso and Ranger put England Under-19s on Final track

31 05 2009

delfygoalTwo games, two wins, and plenty of goals for England Under-19 strikers Nathan Delfouneso and Nile Ranger as Brian Eastick’s boys look set to progress to July’s European Under-19 Championships.

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Welbeck’s Under-21 Euro dream ended through injury

31 05 2009

welbeckoutLess than a week after being named in Stuart Pearce’s final squad for the upcoming European Under-21 Championships in Sweden, Manchester United striker Daniel Welbeck has withdrawn from the party with a knee injury.

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Arsenal win FA Youth Cup

26 05 2009

fayc2They held a strong advantage heading into Tuesday night’s Second Leg, and after a 2-1 win at Anfield, Arsenal have clinched the 2009 FA Youth Cup. Captain Jay Emmanuel-Thomas lifted the trophy exactly 20 years to the day that the first team won the English First Division on the same ground.

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Midweek/Weekend Round-Up: May 18-25th

25 05 2009

wilsherefaycThe English season drew to a close this week, but not without some impact from the prospects, and a top quality showing from Arsenal in the first leg of the FA Youth Cup.

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Under-17s: Team of the Tournament

18 05 2009

under17day2To finish off our coverage of the European Under-17 Championships, here’s a look at our Team of the Tournament.

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Under-17s: Glory for Germany as Trinks sinks Dutch (video)

18 05 2009

germanywinThey’ve been the tournament’s best team, and although it took until just a few minutes were remaining in extra time, hosts Germany won their first ever European Under-17 Championship courtesy of a quite stunning free kick from Florian Trinks to beat a heartbroken Dutch team, who pushed their opponents all the way.

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