Talented teenager Anthony Elanga enhanced his growing reputation with another gem of a goal for Manchester United to provide manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a pleasant problem to resolve.
Veteran goalkeeper Karen Bardsley has signed a one year contract extension to stay with Manchester City until the summer of 2022.
Bert Whalley, a former Stalybridge Celtic and Manchester United footballer and victim of the Munich air disaster, has been honoured at the non-league club where he once starred.
Young goalkeeper Ciaran Slicker was stretched off following a sickening collision in the second half of Manchester City’s comfortable 2-0 win over Preston North End.
Antony Brown continued his red-hot scoring streak as Mossley made it three pre-season wins out of four following their emphatic victory at Cheadle Heath Nomads.