Showing posts from July, 2015

Stockport County 1 Manchester United Under 21`s 1 ( Pre Season Friendly) 28 July 2015


Player Profiles - LAMIN COLLEY

Striker Lamin is a bit more of an unknown compared to Abdulai Baggie, the first player whose profile was featured. This is despite the fact he was playing in the National League North last season.

He started out with Farsley AFC as a youth, under player coach Mark Jackson. He also played in the Leeds City Colleges team, run in partnership with Farsley, where Jackson was Head of Football. His appearances for the student side earned him a place in the England Colleges representative team, with Lamin making his England debut in a 2-0 victory over Wales at the TNS ground, coming on as a second half substitute.

The honour came a few months after his first ream debut for the North East Counties side, in Farsley's 2-1 victory over Selby Town on 11 September 2010. Further reports of appearances for Farsley have proved impossible to track down so far but Lamin was loaned out to league rivals Liversedge.

His spell at the Clayborn Ground began in March 2011, with his debut probably…

Player Profiles - MICAH EVANS

Micah first came to prominence as a member of the Wright Robinson High School triple winning side, who were awarded the Aviva & Daily Telegraph School Sports Team of the Year in 2009. Also in the Manchester school's Year 11 side that season was Curtis Jones, the former County schoolboy player, who Celtic signed along with Josh Thompson for a significant compensation payment in August of 2009. As captain of the team Micah was given the honour of attending the gala awards event in London, where, along with two school staff, he collected the award from England Rugby player Brian Moore.

Whilst Curtis headed north of the border, Micah stayed a little closer to his Manchester home, being an Academy player at Blackburn Rovers. Playing in the Under-18 side Micah and his team mates took Rovers to the FA Youth Cup semi-finals the following season. He made good enough progress to be offered a professional contract in 2011 and at the start of the 2011-12 season Micah got the chance to ma…

Macclesfield Town 2 Stockport County 1 ( PreSeason Friendly) 24 July 2015