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MATCH PREVIEW: CARLISLE UNDER-18s v CITY UNDER-18s

11 November 2019

City's under-18s continue their 2019/20 FA Youth Cup campaign away to Carlisle United, this evening. 

Mark Trueman's side secured their place in the second round with a rampant 3-0 victory over Rochdale - at the Utilita Energy Stadium, on Tuesday October 29. 

The young Bantams have not played since their first-round success so are going in search of their fourth-straight victory. 

We have compiled a Match Preview full of all the key information you need ahead of tonight's 7.00pm clash.

PYROTECHNICS & BEHAVIOUR

The club would like to remind supporters the possession or use of pyrotechnics inside a football ground is strictly prohibited.

Those found to be carrying or using pyrotechnics will face a long-term ban.

We would like to remind supporters it is a criminal offence to enter the pitch at any time.

Anyone who does so without permission can expect to face prosecution.

THE GROUND

Tonight's affair will be held at Carlisle's Brunton Park home. 

Brunton Park 

Warwick Road

Carlisle 

Cumbria

CA1 1LL

Build in 1909, the 17,949-capacity venue consists of four stands - the Pioneer Foods Stand (East), Warwick Road End, Waterworks End and Main Stand / Paddocl (West). 

TICKETS 

Tickets are available to purchase from Brunton Park's Main Stand ticket office - from 6.00pm, this evening. 

Admission prices are as follows:

Adults - £3

Concessions - £2

THE OPPONENTS

Managed by Eric Kinder, United's under-18s side currently sit seventh in the EFL Youth Alliance North West division.

The young Cumbrians staged an admirable comeback - away to Salford City - in the first round to record a 3-2 victory and book their place in the second-round draw. 

FORM GUIDE

City's under-18s are in a rich vein of form having remained unbeaten through the month of October. 

They are looking to record their fourth-straight victory, this evening, having scored 11 goals in their last three matches. 

The Cumbrians sit in mid table in the EFL Youth Alliance North West division having won just one league game since September 6. 

They will be looking to build on a 3-3 EFL Youth Alliance Cup draw away to Mansfield Town, last week. 

City: WWWDLL

Carlisle: DLWLWL

LAST TIME OUT 

City recorded a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Rochdale - under the lights, at the Utilita Energy Stadium - in the first round. 

Bradford City Under-18s 3 (Kian Scales 10’, 12’, Connor Morris 36’)

Rochdale Under-18s 0

Tuesday October 29th 2019

City: Tom Donaghy; Hayden Smethurst © (Olivier Sukiennicki 82’),Finn Cousin-Dawson, Jorge Sikora, Reece Staunton; Eliot Goldthorp (booked 77’), Kian Scales, Connor Shanks; Daniel Francis (Wade Ripley 86’) (booked 64’), Connor Morris (Johnathan White 90’), Charlie Wood. Subs (not used): Oliver Norman, Rajdeep Palit.

Rochdale: Morgan Piper © (booked 45’); Louie Chorlton, Kacper Mialkowski (Joao Gouveia 53’), Harry Lee, Joe Dunne; Luke Nock (booked 83’), Peter Thomas, Louie Clarkson (Ethan Brierley 90’), Toby Philips; Adam Cullen (Musambya Kisimba 57’), Morgan Moreland. Subs (not used): Morgan Kinsella, Ben Chalton, Mikey Caldwell, Ben Kershaw. 

MATCH COVERAGE

The club's official Twitter feed will provide live updates throughout the contest, with a full match report and reaction with lead professional development coach Mark Trueman to follow.

WEATHER

Another chilly night is in store for supporters planning on making the trip to Cumbria.

Temperatures of around 4°C are expected, along with a 14 per-cent chance of rain. 


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