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WIN FOR UNDER 18S AT MK DONS

18 March 2017

EFL Youth Alliance Merit Division action

Northampton Town's under 18s travelled to MK Dons on Saturday for their latest EFL Youth Alliance Merit Division game.


A Lewis Irwin penalty proved decisive as the Cobblers won the game 1-0, leaving Professional Development Phase Coach Mark Lyons delighted.


“It was a game we always felt in control of,” he said.


“We felt we dominated the first hour and although we sat off a bit when MK Dons went down to ten men the boys managed the game really well.


“It was great to keep a clean sheet and both Jarvis Wilson and Ethan Lamptey played the full 90 minutes. Both of them have been out for a long time with broken bones and to see them come through the full 90 was really pleasing.”