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Arsenal embarrassed in FA Youth Cup as Gunners kids knocked out in third round showdown with Colchester

ARSENAL U18s were knocked out by Colchester United on Friday night in the FA Youth Cup.

That’s a 3-0 win claim for Colchester, as an appreciated party Arsenal was dumped in the third round.

Scorer Kaan Bennett challenges Arsenal's Brooke Norton-Cuffy

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Scorer Kaan Bennett challenges Arsenal’s Brooke Norton-CuffyCredit: Getty
Arsenal Under-18s assistant coach Jack Wilshire looks on at Colchester defeat

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Arsenal Under-18s assistant coach Jack Wilshire looks on at Colchester defeatCredit: Getty

There is another big name in Arsenal training company with Jack Wilshire replaced the position of assistant coach.

Wilshire still hopes continue his playing career but is accumulating experience in coaching the U18 team.

And the former Gunners and England midfielder won’t be impressed when his side succumb to a massive killing spree.

The last time the two sides met in the Youth Cup, Arsenal won 5-1, with Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka main character.

But nothing repeated at Colchester’s JobServe Community Stadium when Ryan Lowe, Samson Tovide and Kaan Bennett scored for the home side.

Colchester was awarded a penalty in the first half to give himself a chance to take the lead.

Captain Lowe stepped up to take the penalty kick.

Tovide then scored in the 80th minute to put the Essex team past the Gunners.

The cherry on the cake was Bennett’s last-minute goal.

Jack Henry-Francis dashes through the defenses of Colchester Academy

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Jack Henry-Francis dashes through the defenses of Colchester AcademyCredit: Getty

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/17005747/arsenal-fa-youth-cup-colchester-wilshire/ Arsenal embarrassed in FA Youth Cup as Gunners kids knocked out in third round showdown with Colchester

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