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Ethan Galbraith


A Northern Ireland youngster who has signed professional forms with United.

Galbraith has represented his country at Under-17 level in the European Championship and, as one of the youngest boys in the group, looked force his way into coach Kieran McKenna's plans in his first season in England. After representing Linfield in his homeland, he impressed during a trial at the Aon Training Complex and was signed in the summer of 2017. The defensive midfielder was initially spotted by United scout Tony Coulter. After Galbraith arrived at the club, the youngster helped the Reds win the Under-18 Premier League North title, with his explosive drive against Manchester City effectively sealing top spot in the division. It also won United's Goal-of-the-Month award for April. A talented midfielder, he made 15 appearances in total (10 as a starter) and also impressed in the national final against Chelsea against more physically powerful opponents. His patience had certainly been rewarded and he looks a class act.

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United's Under-18s celebrate another goal.

U18s: United 3 Newcastle 0 Article

Neil Ryan's youngsters earned a fourth successive win thanks to first-half goals from Galbraith (2) and Traore.

Ethan Galbraith looks to start an attack in training.

Under-18s set to face Celtic Article

United's youngsters will kick off SuperCup:NI with a high-profile friendly against Celtic.

Ethan Galbraith signing a contract alongside Nicky Butt.

Big step for Galbraith Article

Ethan Galbraith caps an impressive season at United by signing his first professional contract.

U18s seal northern title Article

A 2-1 victory in the mini-derby over Manchester City clinches the championship for the young Reds.

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