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Good Point For Battling Young Owls

Good Point For Battling Young Owls

The Owls faced strong opposition again this week in the form of Middlesbrough and they came out the other side with a good point and some impressive individual performances.

After falling a goal behind to the renowned academy of the North East side, the very youthful looking Owls could have crumbled, but Wednesday`s youngsters rallied back to win a point, one that could so easily have turned into three.

A twenty yard curling free kick from 1st year Jack Barnett put the Owls back on level terms. They then took the initiative and came close to taking the lead on a few occasions.

Individually, Liam Palmer impressed again after bagging a goal for the Reserves midweek. Debutant Keeper Alex Wileman pulled off a few good saves and didn`t look unnerved by the standard. Nathan Modest also caused problems for the Boro defence as the first years continue to shine.

It all bodes well for McAuley`s youngsters and they will be looking to pick up their first win of the season away to Huddersfield next week. There will be a full report from that game…hopefully!

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Writer:Jarno
Date:Monday October 13 2008
Time: 2:58PM

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