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20 March 2021

Heavy defeat for young Blues

Town U18s lost 5-1 at home to Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday morning.

Playford Road played host as the young Blues hosted The Owls in a Professional Development League Two affair.

Wednesday opened the scoring in the seventh minute and it remained 1-0 until the 70th when they doubled their lead. Matt Ward then got Town back in the game 16 minutes from time, but the visitors netted within 60 seconds of his strike before adding two more late on.

Despite the defeat, Town remain top of the PDL2 South table with 34 points from 17 games.

The young Blues are next in action when they host Swindon Town at Portman Road in the FA Youth Cup fourth round on 27 March.

Town: Ridd, Agbaje, Stephenson, Stewart, Bradshaw, Knock (Hoque 75'), Cutbush, Chirewa, Bareck (Osbourne 57'), Bello (Nwabueze 71'), Ward.

Subs: Bort, Moodie.

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