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Leeds United under-16s post impressive 13-0 thrashing against Mansfield u-17s

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Leeds United under-16s post impressive 13-0 thrashing against Mansfield u-17s

Leeds United’s youngsters ran riot in their fixture last night.

Leeds United have a fairly established record of producing top young talent. The likes of Kalvin Phillips, Jamie Shackleton and Jack Clarke are currently in the first-team whilst other names, like Sam Byram, Lewis Cook, Fabian Delph, Danny Rose and Charlie Taylor, are all currently playing regular football in the Premier League. 

There is undoubtedly a lot of talent in and around West Yorkshire and last season the club’s successful under-23 campaign with Carlos Corberan at the helm added more proof to that. 

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Leeds have talented players like Nohan Kenneh, Alfie McCalmont and Robbie Gotts now looking to break into the first-team and it seems the generations below are just as exciting. 

That is, if the under-16s result yesterday is anything to go by. 

As reported by LUFC Youth on Twitter, the club’s youngsters thrashed a Mansfield Town under-17 outfit 13-0 last night. 

Now whilst it might not be as impressive as the 50-1 thrashing Ajax’s under-12s recently pulled off against the kids at MVV Maastricht, it is still an eye-catching scoreline – especially considering Mansfield being an age-group higher. 

Leeds United fans will just hope there are some gems being polished in that under-16 category that can one day go on to become the next Kalvin Phillips in the Leeds United first team.

 

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