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29 April 2017

Young Canaries beaten in penultimate game of the season

THREE second half Aston Villa goals inflicted defeat on Norwich City's Under-18s at Colney Training Centre on Saturday.

Villa were the better team in the opening period but found Fergal Hale-Brown in good form to deny Kelsey Mooney and Harvey Knibbs.

David Wright's City started positively after half-time but Villa, who entered the Barclays Under-18s Premier League contest unbeaten in their previous six matches, took the lead on 56 minutes.

James Finnerty found space from the a set-piece to nod home and give his side the advantage.

Further goals from Tre Pemberton and Mitch Clark put the visitors out of reach, with City now looking to bounce back in their final game of the campaign away to Everton on Saturday, May 13 (11am).

FULL-TIME: Norwich City 0-3 Aston Villa

GOALS: Villans: James Finnerty (56), Tre Pemberton (75), Mitch Clark (82)

NORWICH CITY: Hale-Brown; Aarons, Wallis, Akyeampong-Ekumah, Syme; Sambu (Thompson-Brissett 46), Kamal (Barnes 74), Aransibia (O’Donnell 46), Hlynsson; Fleming, Higgs. Subs not used: Dickerson (GK), Parsons.

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