SLOW STARTER: Canterbury United midfielder Aaron Clapham will miss the start of the national league season through injury.
Nelson Marlborough Falcons and Waitakere United sit at the top of the ASB Youth League after the round three of the national competition played over the weekend.
Visiting teams held sway in the second round of the ASB Youth League as three sides maintained perfect records in the early going of the 2014 season.
Canterbury United will face a further test of their ASB Premiership preparation on Saturday when they take on Auckland City in a preseason fixture at ASB Football Park.
Head Coach Alan Walker has named 26 players from 10 different clubs to contest the ASB Youth League starting this weekend.