Rangers U16s hammered St Mirren 5-1 on Sunday but the Gers B team were defeated 3-1 by Clyde at Broadwood [Rangers Youth Updates].

After months of inactivity due to the global health crisis, Academy fixtures are coming thick and fast right now, with Rangers teams recording mixed results.

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Kevin Thomson has been tasked with taking the Rangers B team alongside Brian Gilmour. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

The U18s suffered a defeat away to St Mirren on Friday night but the U16s fared much better at the Rangers Football Centre on Sunday.

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This side netted five times in an eight-goal thriller against Clyde last week and they were potent once again in attack.

Zak Queen, Rory Wilson (2), Callum Sandilands and Adam Forrester all scored against the Buddies in a 5-1 hammering.

 

A youthful Rangers B team saw less success up against Clyde at Broadwood, though.

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The SPFL League One club were completing their pre-season preparations ahead of their League Cup opener against Dumbarton next Saturday and fielded a strong team.

Ross McCausland continued his good start to the season by netting for the visitors, but Clyde ran out 3-1 winners.

Dapo Mebude featured for the B team in the defeat to Clyde, while the Rangers U16s hammered St Mirren. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Rangers finished the game with seven U18s on the pitch, including Nathan Young-Coombes, who had been linked with a move away from the club earlier in the summer.

Scotland U21 international Glenn Middleton started the game alongside Dapo Mebude, while highly-rated 16-year-old centre-back Leon King also made the XI.

Meanwhile, two Rangers loanees impressed with encouraging displays for Partick Thistle against Hearts on Friday.

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