Hatters held to a draw in Hungary

Luton Town were held to a goalless draw in their pre-season friendly against Paksi FC out in Hungary this afternoon.

Saturday, 9th July 2016, 9:04 pm
Updated Saturday, 9th July 2016, 10:17 pm
Alan Sheehan was named captain for the Hatters

Hatters took on the local side who finished seventh in the Hungarian top-flight last term, at the Globall Football Park and SportHotel, at the end of a week-long training camp.

Boss Nathan Jones gave keeper Christian Walton his first taste of action, along with fellow summer signings Danny Hylton, Alan Sheehan and Glen Rea, with Johnny Mullins introduced in the second half.

A number of Luton’s first year pros were given run-outs too, including Frankie Musonda, James Justin, Tyreeq Bakinson and Alex Atkinson, with youth teamer Akin Famewo included too.

Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu in action for Town out in Hungary

Town head back to England tomorrow and will start their domestic pre-season campaign at Bedford Town on Saturday.

Hatters starting line-up: Christian Walton, Stephen O’Donnell, Frankie Musonda, Alan Sheehan, Akin Famewo, Glen Rea, Tyreeq Bakinson, Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu, Alex Atkinson, Jack Marriott, Danny Hylton.

Second half line-up: Craig King, James Justin, Frankie Musonda, Johnny Mullins, Dan Potts, Olly Lee, Alex Atkinson, Jonathan Smith, Cameron McGeehan, Zane Banton, Josh McQuoid.

Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu in action for Town out in Hungary