Banner image

Report: Bristol City U18s 1-2 Leeds United U18s

City Under-18s completed their Professional Development League campaign with a narrow 2-1 defeat at home to Leeds United on Saturday.

Leeds took the lead in the 11th minute when Jack Clarke burst into the area and drilled home an unstoppable shot past Alhaji Sesay. 

Unbeaten in five coming into this encounter, City responded well and carved out a number of opportunities, with Kel Akpobire and Cameron Allen both going close. 

Then, on the stroke of half-time, Tom Richards was adjudged to have fouled his man in the area and Clarke fired home the resultant spot-kick. 

City hit back straight after the restart, with Allen teeing up Richards in the box for a clever ten-yard finish. 

Leeds thought they had restored their two-goal advantage moments later, only for their celebrations to be dampened by an offside flag. 

When Leeds were reduced to ten men with ten minutes left on the clock, it set up a grandstand finish. 

Moses Abioye was punished with a second yellow card for kicking the ball away, and from that moment on Trevor Challis' side threw the proverbial kitchen sink at their visitors. 

Goalkeeper Sesay even went forward for a corner in stoppage time and got his head to the ball, but was unable to direct his effort goalwards. 

City Under-18s: Sesay; Ali, Parsons, Turner (Turner-Williams), Trialist; Rees, Richards, Mortimore (Z.Smith), Harry Smith; Allen, Akpobire.

Latest News

📝 Report: Bristol City 1-2 Nottingham Forest

📝 Report: Bristol City 1-2 Nottingham Forest

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th 2021

Allen on Robins TV for Nottingham Forest coverage

Allen on Robins TV for Nottingham Forest coverage

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th 2021

🔎 MansionBet Match Preview: Nottingham Forest (H)

🔎 MansionBet Match Preview: Nottingham Forest (H)

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th 2021

📕 Read the online Matchday Programme: City v Nottingham Forest

📕 Read the online Matchday Programme: City v Nottingham Forest

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th 2021

Also from Bristol Sport

Jake Notice returns to Bristol Flyers
Basketball icon

Jake Notice returns to Bristol Flyers

Bristol Flyers is proud to announce the signing of SGS Basketball Academy graduate Jake Notice for the remainder of the 2021/22 season.

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th 2021 • Basketball

Loan watch: Lloyd's 12-point haul in dramatic Clifton defeat
Rugby icon

Loan watch: Lloyd's 12-point haul in dramatic Clifton defeat

Five Academy youngsters were in dual registration action over the weekend, as Dings Crusaders and Clifton suffered narrow defeats.

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th 2021 • Rugby

Report: Bristol Bears 'A' 68-5 Pontypool RFC
Rugby icon

Report: Bristol Bears 'A' 68-5 Pontypool RFC

Tom Whiteley finished with a personal 27-point haul as Bristol Bears 'A' beat Pontypool in a behind-closed-doors friendly clash at the High Performance Centre on Sunday.

Posted: Tuesday, October 19th 2021 • Rugby

Sinckler and Randall named in England squad for Autumn series
Rugby icon

Sinckler and Randall named in England squad for Autumn series

Kyle Sinckler and Harry Randall have been named in Eddie Jones' England squad for the forthcoming Autumn Internationals at Twickenham.

Posted: Monday, October 18th 2021 • Rugby

Game Recap » Bristol Flyers II 78-62 Charnwood Riders
Basketball icon

Game Recap » Bristol Flyers II 78-62 Charnwood Riders

Bristol Flyers II claimed a win over the visiting Charnwood Riders to improve to a 1-1 record in NBL Division Two North.

Posted: Monday, October 18th 2021 • Basketball