- Bolton Wanderers 4
- Earing, White (3)
- Hull City 1
The Under-18s slipped to a 4-1 defeat away at Bolton Wanderers on Saturday after playing the majority of the second half with ten men following Lewis Ritson’s dismissal.
After an ben first 25 minutes, it was the hosts who opened the scoring when Jordan Grant crossed the ball for Jack Earing to finish at the far post.
The Trotters went on to dominate the remainder of the first half, but failed to add to their tally before the break.
An they were made to pay for their slack finishing when the Tigers levelled the scores 90 seconds after the restart through half-time substitute Charlie Dunkerley.
The Tigers’ joy was short-lived however as captain Ritson was dismissed for violent conduct just minutes later.
Bolton’s man advantage proceeded to play its part in the remainder of the clash, and the Whites were back in front soon after as Ryan White ran onto Earing’s pass to finish past the goalkeeper.
Ten minutes later, White notched his second of the game when converting a superb cross by Grant and his hat-trick was completed after a good team move, with him finishing into the bottom corner to ensure that his side ran out comfortable winners come the full time whistle.