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City Youth Match Reports 20 January 2019

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St Albans City Youth FC - Match Reports w/e 20th January 2019



At home to Abbots Youth were the 18 North and they managed to win 3-2 after a very close game with goals from George Piekarczyk, Henry Piekarczyk and Jack Hughes whilst being named man of the match was Matt Breeze.

Away to Harpenden Colts Lions saw the 18 Orient remain unbeaten in the league this season with a 5-2 win although the game could have gone either way if it were not for a great penalty save from keeper Jamie Durham. Scoring for the Orient were man of the match Matt Small with a great hat-trick whilst Kwame Youri and Kai Takahashi both got one each.

Joe McCarthy scored the only goal for the 16 Orient in their 3-1 defeat at home to Park Street Village in division 2 of the West Herts Youth League.

The 16 North certainly stopped the Chorleywood Common Pythons from unwinding to their full strength as they recorded a fantastic 6-4 away win over them. Man, of the match Gowthaman Selvarajah hit a superb three goals for the North whilst Sam Parker, Teddy Cave Schmidt and Freddie Radavanovic all struck excellent goals as well for the North to round up the score-line.

In round 3 of the challenge cup saw 15 Boreal play away to Bovingdon Storm but it was the young Saints who rattled up a storm as they surged onto win 4-0. Scoring the goals for Boreal was George Hall with two plus Tom Randall who also scored two goals as well. 

The 13 Victoria continue their unbeaten run in 2019 with their 5th win on the bounce as they beat Sun Postal Yellow 2-1 which now sees them move up to 3rd in table of division one WHYL. Scoring the goals for Victoria was Reece Lia and Archie Hobbs whilst there was a superb midfield performance from man of the match Freddie Roe.

Away to Sun Sports Blue were the 13 West and following an evenly placed match which saw Sun Sports hit the woodwork a couple of time during the first half. In the second half Cody Smith on a driving run broke into the box and found Lewyn Bullock who promptly drilled the ball into the top left-hand corner. The West kept pushing forward and which saw Dylan Doyle win the ball in midfield and play it to Charlie Clark who ran on to beat the offside trap and slot the ball home to make it 2-0. The 13 West then won a free kick which saw Lewyn Bullock smash the ball into the right corner to put the West 3-0 up. Late in the game saw Sun Sports Blue score a late consolation goal but the West hung on to win 3-1. The man of the match was awarded to Lewyn Bullock for his two cracking goals.

A sizzling shot from Jackson McArthur was enough to give the 13 Boreal a 1-0 away win at Harpenden Colts Harriers with the man of the match being given to the hard-working Alessandro La Placa.

The 12 South match against Everett Rovers Yellow seemed to be heading for a 0-0 draw but with five minutes to go James Beasley hit a superb free kick which was turned over the line by Owen Weaver for the 12 South take the lead/ With only a minute to go Everett Rovers scored a dramatic equalizer for the match to end all square at 1-1.The man of the match went to Tom Jennings for a composed midfield display.

The 12 Arrows won 4-1 against Sun Sports Youth Blue with two goals from Finlay Murphy plus one apiece from Ollie Denyer and Cathal Gleeson.

There were mixed fortunes for the 12 West as they eventually lost 5-3 after a very close match away to Bovingdon Thunder with Jasper Button scoring two goals and Casey Fletcher one whilst the man of the match was given to Josh Ladyman.

The 12 Central were playing Sun Sports Yellow at home in division 4 of the WHYL and it turned out to be a real exciting match with plenty of goals and twists and turns during the game. Sun Sports took the lead before a good strike from Dean Bladon made it 1-1 and then the visitors regained the lead once more whilst a great curling shot from Elinge Mosima made the scoreline 2-2. Later on a fine goal from Stephen Tchoudi put the 12 Central in front for the first time and then Dean Bladon at the back post swept the ball home to make it 4-2. Although Sun Sports Yellow scored another late goal the Central hung on to take all the points with a 4-3 win. The man of the match went to centre half Joseph Golding whilst goalkeeper Jake Lee also had a brilliant game as well. The man of the match for Sun Sports Yellow was L. Rawal who also scored all their three goals during the game. Must add the match was well refereed by STACY veteran John Seeby who just had about enough puff to do the 12 South match afterwards. Well done John.



The 18 Central picked up three great points at home to Brady Maccabi White with a 5-1 victory with Harry Peter scoring two goals whilst there was one apiece from Hayden Tominey-Smith, Jack Latter and Joshua Cross with Alex White being named as man of the match.

The 15 East won 4-0 against the 15 South with goals from Dan Gant, Nico Mohan, Tom Merritt and Joe-Joe Colman.

Goals from M. Ouaidoud and Joe Varney were not enough for the 13 South as they lost 3-2 away to Highgate & Muswell Hill Wanderers in the Blue division of the Watford Friendly League.

Playing Edmonton Barsuola away were the 12 Orient and they scored five goals to record a 5-1 win with man of the match Ollie Jay scoring two cracking goals. The other scorers were Oscar Noble, Alex Hails and Bertie Postema whilst Josh Toop, Sean Gallagher and Vicente Luciani all had superb games at the back.

Dewayne Mitchell continues to score goals as he hit another brace for the 12 Spartans in their 2-2 away game at Maccabi London Lions Green whilst for the Spartans saw Connor Wood being named as man of the match.

Th 9 East had an interesting game against Alexandra Park with the man of the match for the East Carter Davis scoring with a cheeky back heeled volley.

There were goals galore for both sides in the match between the Saints 7's and London Colney Colts with Eddie Bailey scoring a hat-trick and with both Harrison Walker and Oscar Howlett netting two goals. For the Colts saw their keeper Shaylan Skette have a excellent game between the sticks.



The 8 South were playing Bury Rangers Whites and it was a tight game until late in the match which saw plenty of goals for both sides. Scoring for the South were Toby Thompson 2, Evan Love 2 plus one for Toby Sumner.

Also playing in a match with plenty of goals saw the 8 Lions take on Bury Rangers Reds with the Lions players showing some great individual skills during the game for the whole team. Scoring for the roaring Lions were Finley Maguire with four goals whilst Joshua Jury got 3 and Tristan Mistry popped up with one.

Junior Mitchell struck a superb hat-trick for 9 North and he proved to be a constant menace up front for the North in their match against Wheathampstead Wanderers Sharks.

The 9 South played Bury Rangers Whites and following a excellent all round team performance saw the South score a few goals with Finlay Seabrook striking 4 goals whilst Sofiane Benadoud scoring a brilliant hat-trick and Lucas Thomas wrapped up the goals for the South with one.

The 9 Orient had a close match with Welwyn Pegasus Cyans and scoring goals for the Orient were Harry Taylor and Austin Shepherd.

In the 11 Green Dave Wray HDL Cup saw the 10 West take an 8-2 lead at the break at home to Bury Rangers Reds Under 11's and by the final whistle Bury Rangers had hit back with three goals to make the final score 8-5 to the 10 West. Scoring goals for the West were Will Stone 3, Michal Glowaki 3 who was also man of the match plus singles from Jack Burke and Conor Dwyer.

In another Dave Wray HDL Cup fixture saw the 10 East play away to Arsenal Women and they finally won 3-2 with Leo Hooper-Walter scoring a hat-trick with his first being a well taken effort from the edge of the box whilst the two others were well taken shots. Standing tall was man of the match Oliver Cox who saved a penalty in the 1st half as he made a confident debut in goal and he also had a sound game on the pitch in the second period. It was also an excellent all-round team with a great performance from Gabriel Odunlami and Ethan Robertson. 

Playing Wheathampstead Wanderers Sharks were the !0 Central and scoring goals for the young Saints were William Lacey with two and George White with one.

In a local derby match saw the 11 East play at home to the 11 Orient in the Green division HDL Dave Wray Cup and it was a close game with the 11 Orient gradually winning 3-1. Scoring for Orient were Michael Wadsworth, Adam Lorman and Nikola Cherniaev  whilst Ned Jones and Teddy Carr shared a joint man of the match award. For 11 East saw Vincenzo Di Girgenti score their goal whilst Matis Walton was named man of the match.

Goals from Freddie Stewart and man of the match Daniel Day saw the 11 West earn a 2-2 draw away to Lemsford in the White division of the Dave Wray Cup.

Away to Ware Rangers were the 11 Victoria and twice they came from behind to win this Silver Dave Wray cup match 4-2 with goals from Luca Ward 2, Max Milton and Aidan Keigher with the Victoria playing the Right Way and the City Way to win this match.



The 18 Girls were at home to Flitwick Eagles Girls in in the Herts Shield and they match finished at 1-1 with Jessica Leigh scoring the goal for the 18 Girls but when the match went to penalties saw the Eagles come out on top 3-2. The player of the match for the Lady Saints went to Maddy Donaldson.

Also, at home were the 17 Girls and they were also playing a Herts Shield match and after trailing 3-0 at half time to Kempston Rovers Girls Ladies saw the 17 Girls gradually lose 5-1 with Alice Bensen scoring their consolation goal whilst Gracie Fletcher won the player of the match title. 

In the quarter-final of the League Cup saw the 16 Girls play Watford FC Girls and the 16 Girls turned in brilliant display against a team of academy standards and in a match the Saints were not expecting to win but they did, and they won in style 5-3. Scoring the 16 Girls goals were Maz Horne-Batet with an excellent brace whilst Katie Holder, Mia Pinkham and Jess Simpson all scored one apiece. The player of the match award was given to the whole team.

 Away to Denham United Ladies Wildcats and the 14 Girls were in a good mood to tame them as they won 8-3 after they had led 4-1 at half time. Hitting five brilliant goals for the 14 Girls was the dynamic Kiera Ward whilst Esme Hume was not far behind with a excellent hat-trick and picking up the player of the match, yep you guessed it the Whole Team.

At home to Royston Town Girls in the Herts Shield were the 13 Girls North and after trailing 3-1 at the break saw the North eventually lose 7-2. Scoring the goals for the North were Viktoria Bogdanova and Danford Thisbe.

Away to Hitchin Belles Whites in the Herts Shield were the 12 Girls South and after a tight game the South went on to win 3-0 with Anna Cox scoring two goals whilst Deenah Khan netted the other goal and being named player of the match was Marelie Raath.

Away to Denham United Ladies Wildcats saw the 11 Girls score a few goals with Teagan Scarlett, Rebbeca Smith and Emily Edgecombe all scoring two goals each whilst there were singles from Scarlett Robb, Alessia Cipolla, Michelle Lam, Gabby Bradley and Emma Bracey. Picking up the player of the match title was Vanessa Cipolla.

The 10 Girl Wildcats played the whole match with smiles on their faces, the Right Way, the City Way as they played Harvesters at home and being named player of the match for the Wildcats was Konni Hobbs.

Away to Ruislip Rangers were the 10 Girls Central and scoring a goal apiece for them were Enya Brewster and player of the match Mia Di Trolio.

Also playing away were the 10 Girls North and they were at Ware Youth Girls and Rachel Kincaid scored a great goal following great skill down the right wing by Verity Lobina who supplied a fine ball into the box for Rachel Kincaid to score. The girl of the match was awarded to Sophie McMahon who excelled in the outfield in the 1st half and he also had a fine game in goal in the second period.

Scoring a goal apiece for the 9 Girls were Olivia Wood and Demi Hall against Watford FC Girls Green Academy following a fantastic team display with some excellent defending and work rate all over the pitch. The player of the match went to Matilda Flynn who commanding at the back.



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