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WATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Man City 3-0 Blackburn – City off to the next stage of the FA Youth Cup

Man City 3-0 Blackburn - City off to the next stage of the FA Youth Cup

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.

ALSO WATCH: Rico Lewis – From the Academy to Man City’s First Team

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.

Play the video below to enjoy the best of the action from the Academy Stadium.

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# Team MP W D L F A G P
1 Liverpool 25 17 6 2 59 24 +35 57
2 Manchester City 25 17 5 3 58 26 +32 56
3 Arsenal 25 17 4 4 58 22 +36 55
4 Aston Villa 25 15 4 6 52 33 +19 49
5 Tottenham Hotspur 25 14 5 6 52 38 +14 47
6 Manchester United 25 14 2 9 35 34 +1 44
7 Brighton & Hov… 25 10 8 7 48 40 +8 38
8 Newcastle United 25 11 4 10 53 41 +12 37
9 West Ham United 25 10 6 9 36 44 -8 36
10 Chelsea 25 10 5 10 42 41 +1 35
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 25 10 5 10 39 40 -1 35
12 Fulham 25 8 5 12 34 41 -7 29
13 AFC Bournemouth 24 7 7 10 33 46 -13 28
14 Brentford 25 7 4 14 35 44 -9 25
15 Crystal Palace 25 6 7 12 28 44 -16 25
16 Nottingham Forest 25 6 6 13 32 44 -12 24
17 Everton 25 8 6 11 27 33 -6 20
18 Luton Town 24 5 5 14 34 47 -13 20
19 Burnley 25 3 4 18 25 55 -30 13
20 Sheffield United 25 3 4 18 22 65 -43 13
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