Development squad beaten despite encouraging display
Town were beaten 1-0 by Bristol City at Ashton Gate in the latest U21 Development squad game.
minute winner.thBlues, who included first-teamers Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Luke Hyam, Josh Carson and Jack Ainsley in the starting line-up, were narrowly defeated by the Robins thanks to Lewis Hall’s 84
Town started the game slow, with the home side taking control of the opening proceedings, before Blues began to take control of the game and dominated for large periods.
However Town failed to make a breakthrough and City punished the side with six minutes remaining, as Hall came off the bench to fire the Robins in front.
Coach Sean McCarthy was impressed with Town’s performance however and the Blues development squad will now focus their attention to Sunday’s home game with Barnet.
Town: Crowe, Hammond, Ainsley, Whight, October, Emmanuel-Thomas, Hyam, Kourouma (Berkane 75), Carson, Lawrence (Marriott 85), Murray. Subs not used: Marsden, Timlin, Thorsteinnson.