Matz Sels (Goal Keeper) – Anderlecht
6th place Anderlecht traveled to face 3rd place Sporting Charleroi in a league match on Sunday, August 13th. Sels started was not able to retain his shutout streak in a 2-0 loss to Charleroi. The game was tied 0-0 at the half, but goals in the 55th and 94th minute sealed the victory for them.
10th place Anderlecht’s next match will be home to 11th place Sint – Truiden on Sunday August 20th in a League Match.
Goals Allowed: 3
Goals allowed per match: .75
Alex Gilliead (Forward/Winger) – Bradford City
4th place Bradford city traveled to 14th place Gillingham on Saturday, August 12th in a League One Clash. Gilliead came on as a sub in the 58th minute in a 1-0 victory.
5th place Bradford City will host 22nd place Blackburn Rovers in a League One battle on Saturday August 19th.
Tom Heardman (Center Forward) – Bury
7th place Bury’s next match was away to Ivan Toney and 10th place Wigan Athletic on Sunday, August 13th. Heardman was not named in the squad in a 4-1 loss.
14th place Bury will host last place Bristol Rovers on Saturday August 19th in a League One Matchup.
Adam Armstrong (Center Forward) – Bolton
16th place Bolton traveled to face 21st place Millwall on Saturday, August 12th in a Championship match-up. Armstrong appeared as a substitute in the 69th minute in a 1-1 draw.
15th place Bolton traveled to 11th place Birmingham City on Tuesday August 15th in a Championship League match. Armstrong received his first League start and was subbed out in the 70th minute in a 0-0 draw.
19th place Bolton host 15th place Derby County on Saturday August 19th.
Sean Longstaff (Central Midfield) – Blackpool
The 16th place Tangerines were home against 19th place MK Dons in a League One Match-up on Saturday, August 12th. Sean made his league debut count as he scored a great goal in the 5th minute. That was the only goal of the match for a 1-0 victory for Blackpool. Longstaff was voted Man of the Match.
10th place Blackpool will travel to 7th place Doncaster Rovers on Saturday August 19th in a League One Match.
Ivan Toney (Center Forward) – Wigan
10th place Wigan hosted Tom Heardman and 7th place Bury in a League One matchup on Sunday, August 13th. Toney started the match for the Latics and was a massive contributer in a 4-1 win. In the 2nd half, Ivan was brought down in the box for a penalty that led to his teammate scoring from the spot. Toney was subbed out in the 84th minute.
3rd place Wigan will travel to face 23rd place Oldham Athletic on Saturday August 19th in a League One Match.
Callum Williams (Center Back) – Gateshead
11th place Gateshead was home against 19th place Torquay United in a National League clash on Saturday, August 12th. Callum Williams started the match and made a massive impact once again. His cross led to a Torquay own goal in the 19th minute. He continued to threaten from there almost getting another goal.
3rd place Gateshead traveled to 16th place Wrexham on Tuesday August 15th in a National League matchup. Callum started the match, however it did not go as well as he hoped. He was subbed out in the 17th minute due to injury. Gateshead lost 1-0.
9th place Gateshead will host 16th place Macclesfield Town on Saturday August 19th.
Clean Sheets: 2
Friday, August 11th, 2017
Newcastle – 4
Liam Smith (5’)
Luke Charman (40’)
Mo Sangare (81’)
Owen Gallacher (85’)
Stoke City – 3
Team: Paul Woolston, Josef Yarney, Macauley Gillesphey, Jack Hunter, Curtis Good, Stuart Findlay, Craig Spooner, Dan Barlaser, Luke Charman, Liam Smith, Callum Smith
Subs Used: Mo Sangare (72’), Owen Gallacher (78’)
Last season, Newcastle just barely lost out on promotion. This year they start their quest towards promotion with three points. A 4-3 win in an exciting match over Stoke City is a good 3 points on the road thanks to an 85th minute strike by Owen Gallacher.
4th place Newcastle will travel to take on 10th place West Brom on Friday, August 18th.
Premier League 2 Division 2 table HERE
Newcastle – 1
Thomas Allan (39’)
Manchester City – 2
Team: Otto Huuhtanen, Max Allen, Oliver Walters, Matthew Longstaff, Lewis Cass, Kelland Watts, Adam Wilson, Mace Goodridge, Elias Sorensen, Thomas Allan, Kieren Aplin
Subs Used: Deece Kasinga (66’), Jack Young (66’), Sam Joyce (87’)
Newcastle U18s haven’t been able to beat Man City in 4 years. That streak continued. Newcaslte led in the first half on Thomas Allan’s goal, but two second half goals led the Citizen’s back to victory 2-1.
11th place Newcastle will make the short trip to the 10th place mackems on Saturday August 19th.
U18 Premier League table HERE