Blues Reserves Face Manchester City

Last updated : 13 January 2005 By Brian Cartlidge
A win against City for Blues' second string could see Keith Bertschin's side reclaim top spot in the Barclays Premier Reserves League (north) table.

In the corresponding fixture last season, on 12th November 2003, Blues Reserves were narrowly beaten 1-0 by City's Reserves at Hyde FC.

Blues Reserves have won nine and drawn four of their 17 league games this season. A total of 23 goals have been scored in those games, with 17 conceded.

Manchester City Reserves in their first fifteen games have won 9 and drawn 4. City have hit 29 goals in these games, while 20 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blues' 31 points from 17 games sees them sitting in 2nd place in the Barclays Premiership Reserves League (North) table. Man City currently find themselves in fourth place in the division. Their fifteen games have yielded 29 points.

To see a recent reserves league table, click here

Man City: Ronald Waterreus, Danny Warrender, David Sommeil, Paddy McCarthy, Sam Williamson, Ian Bennett, Stephen Ireland, Micah Richards, Marc Laird, Christian Negouai, Karl Bermingham. Subs: Michael Johnson, Kasper Schmeichel, Carlos Logan, Ishmael Miller, Kelvin Etuhu.

Blues: Ian Bennett, Tom Parratt, Craig Davies, James Blake, Martin Taylor, David Howland, Mathew Birley, Asa Hall, Njazi Kuqi, Peter Till, Carl Motteram. Subs: Adam Legzdins, Brett Hinks, Davion Hamilton, Jamie Price, Liam Reynolds.

Kick off at the Regional Athletics Stadium, SportCity is 7pm.