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We are into the second week of March and the under-21s are still in two cup competitions with half of their league fixtures still to be played.

Last Friday, the late postponement of the home game against Coventry didn’t do too much damage with only four games played over the week in the north group and it started with Sheffield Wednesday winning at Crewe to move above their neighbours Sheffield United into second place.

Fleetwood won at Hull on the following day but the big game was that between the top at the start of the week with Sheffield United hosting leaders Birmingham. The game kicked off with Birmingham five points in front of the Blades although from three games more. The deadlock wasn’t broken until the 78th minute when substitute Billy Blacker, who had just come on, opened the scoring for Sheffield United. They added a second in stoppage time through Jay Tinsdale and the 2-0 win restores them as favourites for the title.

There was one more game, a hastily rearranged game between Barnsley and Wigan yesterday afternoon that was won by Barnsley who are one place but now seven points ahead of us although that gap should be closed with our five games in hand.

Millwall beat Swansea 4-1 in the south group last Friday and that took them top, two points ahead of QPR. The two met on Tuesday and it went QPR’s way. They were 2-0 up at half time with their goals scored by Joseph Ajose and Micah Anthony. Nana Boateng pulled on back for Millwall early in the second half from the penalty spot but it ended 2-1 to leave QPR a point clear again.

Bournemouth won so remain three points behind Millwall with a game in hand and there was also a win for Ipswich at Cardiff.

This week there are five fixtures in each group starting tomorrow with our home game against Hull and running through to Wednesday when leaders Birmingham are at home against Barnsley.

The player featured this week is central defender Benn Ward who has returned from an injury plagued loan at Swindon.

The League Tables and our Fixtures and Results can be found within U21/U18 Stats on the top menu.

The recent results and this week’s fixtures are below along with our goalscorers, the league’s leading goalscorers and the current league tables.

Last Week’s Results

North

Friday 1st March
Barnsley v Wigan – match postponed
Burnley v Coventry – match postponed

Monday 4th March
Crewe 0 Sheffield Wednesday 2

Tuesday 5th March
Hull 0 Fleetwood 3
Sheffield United 2 Birmingham 0

Thursday 7th March
Barnsley 4 Wigan 2

South

Friday 1st March
Colchester v Watford – rearranged for 7th May
Millwall 4 Swansea 1

Tuesday 5th March
Bournemouth 5 Colchester 0
Cardiff 1 Ipswich 3
QPR 2 Millwall 1

This Week’s Fixtures

North

Saturday 9th March
Burnley v Hull

Monday 11th March
Peterborough v Crewe
Wigan v Sheffield Wednesday

Tuesday 12th March
Coventry v Sheffield United

Wednesday 13th March
Birmingham v Barnsley

South

Friday 8th March
Colchester v Bristol City

Monday 11th March
Charlton v QPR
Millwall v Watford
Swansea v Cardiff

Tuesday 12th March
Ipswich v Bristol City

Burnley Goalscorers (League)

8: Joe Westley
2: Joe Bevan, Mikey O’Neill, Logan Pye, Lewis Richardson. Tom Tweedy, own goals
1: Joe Ashton, Darko Churlinov, Will Hugill, Tommy McDermott, Lucas Wane

Burnley Goalscorers (Cups)

7: Lewis Richardson
4: Joe Westley
3: Will Hugill, Han-Noah Massengo, Tommy McDermott, Mikey O’Neill
1: Darko Churlinov, Jez Davies, Kian Le Fondre, Vernon Masara, Basilio Rieno Socoliche, Tom Tweedy

Leading Goalscorers

13: Daniel Adu-Adjei (Bournemouth), Patrick Casey (Charlton)
11: Bailey Cadamarteri (Sheffield Wednesday), Junior Dixon (Birmingham), Aiden Marsh (Barnsley), Kyrell WIlson (Swansea)
10: Fábio Jaló (Barnsley)
8: Abdul Abdulmalik (QPR), Joel Colwill (Cardiff), Kristian Fletcher (Swansea), Antwoine Hackford (Sheffield United), Max McMillan (Wigan), Joe Westley (Burnley)

League Tables

Team pld w d l f a pts
Birmingham 22 11 7 4 43 26 40
Sheffield United 19 11 5 3 54 20 38
Sheffield Wednesday 22 10 6 6 42 29 36
Fleetwood 20 10 3 7 36 32 33
Barnsley 20 10 2 8 39 34 32
Burnley 15 7 4 4 25 20 25
Coventry 19 6 3 10 32 41 21
Wigan 18 5 4 9 34 38 19
Hull 16 5 2 9 25 39 17
Peterborough 20 4 4 12 30 49 16
Crewe 17 2 3 12 21 43 9
Team pld w d l f a pts
QPR 21 11 7 3 50 31 40
Millwall 21 11 6 4 48 36 39
Bournemouth 20 11 3 6 38 31 36
Swansea 20 10 2 8 51 41 32
Ipswich 20 9 3 8 41 46 30
Watford 18 6 6 6 30 36 24
Charlton 17 6 3 8 42 36 21
Cardiff 21 5 6 10 36 50 21
Bristol City 18 5 4 9 23 39 19
Colchester 18 3 3 12 23 46 12
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