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Under-18s preview: Burton Albion (H)

14 February 2020

The Iron's Under-18s take on Burton Albion at home in the Youth Alliance League this Saturday (11am kick-off).

The game will be played at Appleby Frodingham's home ground at Brumby Hall, DN16 1AA, and we'll have live coverage on the Academy Twitter site, in addition to a report and reaction from the fixture.

SCENE-SETTER

United's Under-18s haven't had a fixture for two weeks, with their last game seeing them defeat Bradford City 2-1 at home on February 1st.

Dan Gallimore opened the scoring before they were pegged back, However, Levi Gallimore notched an 89th minute winner to seal victory in what was their third game in seven days.

Harry Jessop, Finley Shrimpton, Charlie Barks and Cameron Wilson were on the bench for the Under-23s at West Bromwich Albion on Thursday, while Barks, Wilson, Luca Chadli started in fixtures for the same side last week.

The Iron sit second in the Youth Alliance League and seven points behind league leaders Doncaster Rovers, but have four games in hand on their local rivals.

LAST LINE-UP: Collins, Baker (Kemp), Lobley, D. Gallimore, Barks, Train, Wilson, Shrimpton (L Gallimore), Jessop (Virgo), Dawson, Silva (Chadli).

IRON SUBS NOT USED: Wilkinson.

ELSEWHERE IN THE YOUTH ALLIANCE LEAGUE NORTH EAST CONFERENCE

Mansfield Town v Huddersfield Town (11.30am)
Notts County v Bradford City (11am)
Rotherham United v Lincoln City (11am)
Scunthorpe United v Burton Albion (11am)

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