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City Youth Match Reports 11 October 2015

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St Albans City Youth Match Reports w/e 11th October 2015

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St Albans City Youth – Boys


Under 18


Two of the clubs Under 18 sides played in the Challenge Cup, firstly the Under 18 West lost 2 – 1 in a close match against Watford Youth Sports with Sam Waters-Rathjen scoring the West’s goal, midfielder Archie Oliver was named man of the match. Then the Under 18 Orient played Comets and lost to the only goal of the game (1 – 0) in what was another close match.


Under 16


The Under 16 Orient won 5 – 0 at home to Chorleywood with two goals from Bill Llewellyn-Jones and one apiece from Erik Kieffer, Josh Ali and William Ibbotson.


The Under 16 North had a good 3 – 2 win after extra time in the Challenge Cup over a strong Broxbourne Borough Youth EJA side. The scorers for the Saints were Euan MacDonald, Owen Greenbank and Gian Paolo Manzi. The man of the match went to full back Liam Murphy.


In the County Cup the Under 16 East WFL took on a very strong Boreham Wood EJA side and despite the East battling throughput the full 90 minutes they still lost the game.


The Under 16 Central lost 4 – 0 in the Second Round of the County Cup to St Margaretsbury with defender Liam Hallam being named man of the match.


Playing away to Harpenden Pirates were the Under 16 South who lost 7 – 2. Scoring the goals for the Saints were Matty Gallagher and Jared Walsh. Mackenzie Killick had a good game in midfield and was named man of the match.


Under 15


In the League Cup the Under 15 South played London Maccabi and by the final whistle the South had won the match 7 – 2. Leading the scorers were Joe Newton and Jack Fletcher both with two, then came singles from Adam Pringle, Ross Weaver and Harrison Doyle. Centre Back Scott Gentle was named man of the match.


The Under 15 North lost 4 – 1 to Harpenden Colts in the Challenge Cup with Jack Hawthorne scoring their only goal. The hard working Adam Roberts was named man of the match.


Playing at home in the League Cup to Sun Sport White saw the Under 15 Orient lose 2 – 1 with Borna Afhaei hitting the Orients goal. Oscar Durrant was named man of the match.


Under 14


A goal in the first half from man of the match Billy Owen helped the Under 14 North record a 2 – 0 win over Croxley Green in a WFL Red Division fixture. The Saints other goal was scored by defender Daniel Banerjee.


Playing away to Chorleywood Thunder were the Under 14 West and it was the Saints who were on form as they rattled in goal after goal to win the game 13 – 2. The Saints goals were scored by Adam Johnson 3, James Knapp 3, Stefan Martin 2, William Skinner 2 and William Shepherd. The final goal was scored by keeper Tom Tillin from the penalty spot.


The Under 14 Orient travelled to Harpenden Colts Tigers and won 2 – 0 with both goals being scored by Peter (Pocket Rocket) Rock with the man of the match going to Drey Collarbone.


Away to Evergreen Rovers Red in the League saw the Under 14 East take a first half lead with Harry Peter scoring the goal. In the second half the hosts hit back and finally won the match 3 – 1. The man of the match went to midfielder Fazan Uddin.


Under 13


In the Challenge Cup the Under 13 North moved into the second round after they beat Watford Sports Black away 4 – 1. Scoring the goals for the North was Jack Geldard 2 and Myles Donkin 2.


Away to Little Gaddesden in the Senior League Cup were the Under 13 Central and after playing some neat passing football they won the game 7 – 1 for their best result of the season. The goalscorers for the Saints were Louis Johnston 2, Daniel Onochie-Williams 2, Luke Hill, Matty Bleakley and Ben Sommerbauer. Having a great game was Elliot Smith who setup four of the goals.


The Under 13 East played away to Highgate & Muswell Hill and the Saints won 4 – 1 with the dynamic midfielder and man of the match Nasir Zaman scoring three of the goals. The fourth and final goal was scored by Charlie Bennett.


The Under 13 South let slip a 1 – 0 lead at half time to Whetstone and eventually went down 3 – 1. The scorer for the South was Tom Dodd, who was also named man of the match after a strong performance in midfield.


Following a tight game against Park Street the Under 13 Orient finally lost 2 – 1 to a very late goal. Ollie Gilmour was the goalscorer for the Orient whilst an outstanding defensive display from Kieran Cooke earned him the man of the match title.


Under 12


At home to Evergreen were the Under 12 North and early in the second half the Saints took a 4 – 2 lead with two goals from Louie Sampson and two goals from Thomas Coulling. The visitors gradually fought back and went on to win the game 5 – 4. The North were denied an equaliser in the last minute when Louie Sampson’s fierce drive struck the underside of the crossbar and bounced on to the line and out.


George Sippetts got back to scoring as he netted two goals in the Under 12 South’s 3 – 3 draw with Berkhamsted Rangers Red. Man of the match Jack O’Rahilly scored the third goal.


The Under 12 East Blue had a tough home match against Ware Flamingo’s in the County Cup (Ware play two divisions above the East Blue). At half time the Saints found themselves 2 – 0 down but it could have been different, just before the break Lorenzo Johnson had two cracking strikes, both were saved by the visitor’s keeper. Ware then made it 3 – 0 just before the East Blue pulled a goal back when Jamie Hilton saw his shot pushed out but Lorenzo Johnson was on hand to tap home the loose ball to make it 3 – 1. The young saints pushed forward for more goals but they were caught on the break for the Ware side to win the game 7 – 1. Keeper Alex Raudnitz was in fine form as he made a great penalty save plus a number of other good saves during the game.


Meanwhile the Under 12 East Yellow were in rampart mood as they won 13 – 2 away to Nascot Wood Rangers. Leading the Yellows scorers were Finlay Thomas 4, Oscar Evans 3, Thomas Simon 2, Brandon Trainis, Freddie Laycock, Mohamed Moutiq and Sujad Hussain.


Under 11


The Under 11 North played Chorleywood Common Youth and there were goals from Finlay Eames-Illingworth, Jamie Cox, George Wilson, Jake Berry and Oliver Lunney.


The Under 11 South played Wormley Youth. The Under 11 East played Broxbourne Blues and the man of the match for the Saints went to Owen Phillips. The Under 11 West played Riden Wood and midfielder Ben Collinson was named man of the match.


Under 10


The Under 10 South played Wormley Reds, there were goals from Toby Joyce and William Houghton. The man of the match went to keeper Finlay Evans. This was the Saints best display of the season thus far.


The Under 10 East played away to Sumners Youth Vipers with goals from Joel Whitworth and Josh Oluyete.


The Under 10 Victoria played at home to Evergreen. There was a goal from Martin Flore and the man of the match went to defender Noor Dajani.


The Under 10 West played St Margaretsbury Hawks. There was a goal from Sam Mills, keeper Alexi Rojas made some great saves. The man of the match went to Charlie Clark.


The Under 10 Central played away to Hurst Drive. There were goals from Angus Twidell, Matthew Penfold, Oliver Taylor. The man of the match went to Akere Ngu.


The Under 10 Orient played Bury Rangers Stripes. There were goals from Callum Crowther 2 and George Liari. The man of the match went to Arthur Merriden.


Under 9


The Under 9 South played Wheathamstead Wanderers Tigers. There were goals from Freddie Yeo and Josh Smith. The man of the match went to keeper Ben Pearman.


The Under 9 East played Panshanger Tigers, there were goals from Will Antcliffe and Sam McCorrigan. The man of the match went to Tom Flower.


The Under 9 West played away to Evergreen and there were goals from Ben Hodges, Josh Ladyman and man of the match Rory Graham.


The Under 9 Orient played away to Hemel Aces Lions. There were goals from joint man of the match Bertie Postema 5, Dean Blandon 2, Thomas Boca-Mapp. The other joint man of the match went to defender Dima Gusev.


The Under 9 Central played Harpenden Colts Tigers. There were goals from Tyler Hall 2 and man of the match Ethan Sieger.


The Under 9 Arrows played Nazeing Youth, the man of the match went to Oscar Noble.


The Under 9 Dragons played Ware and there were goals from Joshua Francois and Michael Napier. The man of the match was awarded to Aayan Hussain.


The Under 9 Saxons played Broxbourne Whites and Ailbe Tidd scored.


The Under 9 Romans played away to Harlow Harriers, there were goals from Ryan Kennedy 3, Jack Reeves 2, Max Winders and Iman Syed.


Under 8


The Under 8 North played Wormley, there were goals from Kaden Rajkumar 2 and the man of the match went to Alfie Bedell.


The Under 8 East played Elite Feet Southgate Tigers and there were goals from Arthur Rennie-Sivell 3, Leon Rainey and Samuel Philpot.


St Albans City Youth – Girls


Under 16


The Under 16 Girls North played away to Hitchin Girls and lost in a very close match three goals to two. The Norths goals were scored by Danielle Tyler and Emily Schofield. The hard working midfielder Charlotte Boyle was named player of the match.


The Under 16 Girls South lost to Garston Girls. Abbie Smith, who never stopped running during the whole game was named player of the match.


Under 15


In the County Cup the Under 15 Girls North played Garston, the match was a lot closer than the score line suggest with the Saints finally going down 3 – 0. Midfielder Jessica Leigh was named player of the match.


Under 14


The Under 14 Girls played away to Broomfield Academy and the Saints could only field 7 players against their opponents 9, so the two player advantage told and the Saints went down 6 – 1. Sophie Bates scored the Saints only goal of the match. All the players, Sophie, Isabel Yates, Hannah McCorkindale, Laura Newman, Nicola Lang, Grace Fletcher and Illinca Morau all played well and were all named player of the match.


Under 13


The Under 13 Girls played Kinja and scored four goals in each half to go on and win the game 8 – 0. Leading the goalscorers were Mia Pinkham 3 (this takes her tally for the season to 12 goals), Georgia McConaghie 3, Katie Holder 2. The player of the match was Anna Gifford who had a great game out on the right wing.


Under 12


Livi Banks scored both goals for the Under 12 Girls North in their defeat to Garston.


Under 11


The Under 11 Girls North played Kinja and Kiera Ward scored a great goal. Keeper Lily McMahon pulled of a string off good saves during the match.


The Under 11 Girls South played away to Bury Rangers and there were goals from Gabriela Templeman, Orla Moss 2 and Natasha Soll.


Under 10


The Under 10 Girls North played Tottenham and the player of the match went to Edda Scheving who was great in goal.


The Under 10 Girls South played Boreham Wood 2000 and there were goals from Jemima Avery, and Grace MacMurray, the player of the match went to defender Scarlett Lobina.


Under 9


The Under 9 Girls played local neighbours Harvesters, there were goals from player of the match Amy Reeves 6 and Evie Cussans 3.


The Under 9 Girls South played Watford and there were goals from Mary Elliott, Poppy Mountain and Florence Tatlock.


Under 8


The Under 8 Girls played away in a fund game with the Broomfield Academy. There were goals from Laila Brown 5, Emma Bracey 3, Maya Deans 2, Heidi Abbo and player of the match Oliva Jones.