Tezza is looking back through his old City Youth reports and found some from 28 years ago, there are some players names that many of us old managers remember. Well done Terry Edwards.
St Albans City Youth FC - Match Reports w/e 8th March 1992
In the Jack Nightingale Trophy were the 15's South and they found themselves 2-0 down at half time but in the second period saw them stage a remarkable comeback to win the match 7-3. Leading the goalscorers was Stephen FLITTON with a hat-trick and came Danny BOWMAN and Mark PROWLE both with two goals apiece.
The 12's North were away to Boreham Wood in the league and they came away with a great 8-1 victory with Philip TURNER hitting five of the goals for the young Saints. The other scorers were Liam HARVEY, Jamie AUSTIN and Martin THOMPSON.
The Under 10's carry on their hopes of winning their league title with a fine 2-1 win over Hemel Lions on a very bumpy pitch which did not suit their touch football style. Chris CUTMORE scored in the first half and Paul TAYLOR netted in the second period and he also saw the Hemel keeper pull off a a fine save from his penalty kick.
The 13's East lost 5-0 to Lyonsdown in the Ace Awards Trophy while the 11's went down 1-0 to Harvesters after a very close league game.
In the Benevolent Shield first leg saw the 14's North draw 1-1 at home to Gadeside with Tom LAWRENCE scoring the only goal of the match for the Saints.
Also in the Benevolent Shield were the 17's and they lost 5-1 to Barnet A with Paul TAYLOR hitting the only goal for the Saints.
In a very tight game at home to S & K saw the 18's lose 2-0 despite having most of the play but they just could not put that vital pass together and get the goals their attacking play deserved. Scorers for S & K were Dave Gilder and Nicky Scott who both play for the Saints mid-week youth team.
The 15's North made sure of finishing runners-up in their division with a fine 3-0 away win over Princes Park and scoring the goals were the Alton PROFIT, Giovanni RUSSO and Tom PEARMAN.