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1 November 2014

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Town Under-18s victorious once again

The Town Under-18s fought back from two goals down to triumph 4-3 against Cambridge United in the Youth Alliance to make it four wins on the spin and seven games unbeaten.

Paul Driver’s side trailed 2-0 inside five minutes before Akene Amadi pulled a goal back on the half-hour.

A two-goal blast in as many minutes from Isaac Galliford – the second from a fine free-kick from the edge of the penalty area – put the Hatters in front for the first time.

And although the U’s levelled the score on 75 minutes, the Town were not to be denied a winner when Tyreeq Bakinson, only on the pitch two minutes, hit the winner in the final minute.

Driver told “We attacked well but didn’t defend too well, as the 4-3 scoreline suggests. But the boys dug in, especially at 2-0 down because they could have easily given in.

“They kept going and naturally I’m pleased to get another victory.”

Town: King, Maguaraushe, Perry, Musonda, Hawkes, Justin, Galliford, Atkinson, Amadi (sub Tayali 59), Craig (sub Bakinson 87), Allman. Subs not used: McJannett, Snelis, Gooch.

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