U18 Report: Young Cats lose out to Rams

Sunderland U18 0-3 Derby County U18

Sunderland under-18s’ wait for their first Premier League win went on as Derby County claimed the points at the Academy of Light on Saturday.

Jack Stretton scored a brace, with his first coming shortly before the half-hour mark when he headed home a cross from the left.

The visitors then had to wait ‘til the second period to double their advantage – Archie Brown this time the man who delivered as his thunderous effort slipped through Jack Newman’s grasp.

Stretton secured his double 20 minutes from time, slotting home a penalty to wrap up the win and move Derby into sixth with 12 points from eight games.

Sunderland U18: Newman. Baggs, Jones, Armstrong, Ord, Pye (Bruce 75), Wombwell, Krakue, Kiernan, Foster (Watts 75), Dicchio (Kompper).


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