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Team news: Palace U18s launch FA Youth Cup campaign v Fleetwood Town

7 December 2020

Crystal Palace Under-18s kick-start their FA Youth Cup campaign this evening against Fleetwood Town, with Paddy McCarthy's talented young Eagles hoping to replicate their league success in the historic competition.

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Crystal Palace Under-18s FA Youth Cup preview for third round tie v Fleetwood Town

7 December 2020

McCarthy has named a strong starting lineup for the 19:00 GMT clash, with an interesting mix of regular starters and slightly younger faces on the bench, including Kanye Jobson and Joseph Ling.

Fans will likely recognise starters Tayo Adaramola and Fionn Mooney from signing their recent professional contracts.

Defender Noah Watson has competed with the Under-23s this season while Cardo Siddik and goalkeeper Owen Goodman have international experience under their belts.

Frontman David Omilabu is likely to be one to watch this evening after scoring seven goals already in 2020/21.

McCarthy's Eagles currently sit fourth in the U18 Premier League South and you can brush up on all you need to know before the cup game with our preview here.

Tonight's match will be broadcast live via Fleetwood Town's YouTube page - you can watch it from 19:00 by clicking here.

Palace: Goodman, Thisleton, Watson, Steele, Siddik, Quick, Adaramola, Wells-Morrison, Mooney, Akinwale, Omilabu.

Subs: Whitworth, Jobson, Rak-Sakyi, Gonzalez, Raymond, Cadogan, Ling.

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