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U18s PREVIEW: SWANSEA

10 September 2015

Academy coach previews Swans test

CANARIES' FORM

"Apart from our long-term absentees, we've had some nice progression with players thanks to our medical staff. We've come together as a coaching group to make sure everyone has the appropriate training to go into the match as fresh as possible."

"All I'm looking for is a response from our players to what we've covered during the week. If they're able to do that then I've got no doubts we'll see a positive outcome.

However, Murty is firmly focused on his own side, and added: "My primary concern is with our progression, and ensuring we keep hitting our targets.

Swansea have endured a difficult start to their Barclays Under-18s Premier League campaign, having lost each of their opening four matches.

"The involvement of the older players definitely gave us some extra impetus, so they deserve a big pat on the back."

"They were excellent, both in their approach, their quality and their execution. I also have to credit the Under-21 players who dropped down into the group as they approached the game really well.

Speaking to canaries.co.uk, Murty said: "The boys put in a really good performance in midweek, and I'm hoping they can take confidence from that.

, City's youngsters impressed their manager by securing a 3-1 friendly victory at Acle United on Tuesday night. 2-0 defeat at Aston Villa Following last weekend's

GRAEME Murty is looking for his Under-18s side to continue responding positively when they host Swansea City at Colney Training Centre on Saturday (11am).



Oxborough; Ramsay (Syme, 60), Ellesley, Wallis, Boateng (Sambu, 47); Black, Aransibia, McIntosh; Couzens, Lewis, Ashley-Seal.
LAST NORWICH CITY U18s XI (v Aston Villa)

L – 1-4 v Chelsea (H) 08/08/2015 – Barclays U18s Premier League
L – 2-0 v Arsenal (A) 15/08/2015 – Barclays U18s Premier League
W - 3-1 v West Ham United (H) 22/08/2015 - Barclays U18s Premier League
L – 2-0 v Aston Villa (A) 05/09/2015 – Barclays U18s Premier League

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