Manchester City booked their passage into the fourth round of the FA Youth Cup as a brace from substitute Jaden Heskey allied to a Will Dickson effort which saw off the challenge of Blackburn Rovers.
Ben Wilkinson‘s youngsters overcame the challenge both of a spirited Blackburn and the sub zero temperatures that accompanied the game.
Will Dickson‘s 42nd minute strike had deservedly sent City in 1-0 ahead at the break. And the City Under-18s then made sure of victory when substitute Jaden Heskey converted twice within the space of 60 seconds late on.
Manchester City‘s reward is a fourth round home tie against Brighton – and a chance to atone for last season when the Seagulls knocked the Cityzens out at the same stage.
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