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City Youth Match Reports 11 November 2018

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St Albans City Youth FC - Match Reports w/e 11th November 2018



The 8 North played an entertaining game away at Bedwell Rangers Milan which saw quite a few goals from both sides and scoring those for the 8 North were Stanley Seymour 2, Akexander Gow 2 and Alfie Miles whilst Charlie Nolan was voted man of the match.

Toby Thompson, Toby Sumner and Hugo Perez-Landrove scored the goals for the 8 South in there away match against Bengeo Tigers Bengals with goalkeeper Zac Johnson making some incredible saves during the game.

In a very close competitive home match between the 8 Lions and Wheathampstead Wanderers Tigers which saw plenty of goals with Joshua Jury, Edward Beard and Matthew Denning all getting on the scoresheet for the Lions.

Toby Russ scored two goals for the 8 Gladiators in there away match with Watton Youth Dragons with the whole team being named man of the match.

Both Ashton Bolding and Lucas Thomas had great games for the 9 South as they took part in a very close against Bengeo Tigers Bengals.

At home to Bengeo Tigers Sumatrans were the 9 West and scoring goals for them were Bertie Bachman with four fine finishes whilst Paolo Iacobucci netted an excellent brace.

The 9 Orient who were away to Bury Rangers Stripes saw Uros Skipic score two goals whilst Billy Stone scored one and there was some great passing from Zak Stamp and Harry Dennis in this excellent team performance.

There were goals a plenty in the game between the 10 South who were at home to Wheathampstead Wanderers Sharks and man of the match for the 10 South was Daniel Tiffen who hit a terrific hat-trick and he was well supported by Ronnie Wilton who also hit three goals as well.

Away to Lemsford Youth Tigers saw the 10 East take part in a closely contested match in which the keeper Nikhil Jagota for the East gave a fine performance between the sticks in that he quite a few crucial saves. The man of the match went to Will John who was awarded the title after a excellent all round performance in that he was always positive in looking to go forward and take on the opposing team.

At home to Ware Rangers Stripes were the 10 Central and they took part in a very scoring game with both teams finding the net on a regular basis. Scoring for the young Saints were Daniel Oldfield 3, Sam Peacock 2, Joshua Gibson 2, Max Haylock and Hayden Mistry.

Away to Wheathampstead Wanderers Jaguars saw the 10 North also take part in a match with plenty of goals and Zac Imam started the ball rolling with a super left foot shot whilst Dylan Eccles added number two with a cracking header following a corner kick. Josh Cassidy scored a third goal with a spectacular free kick into the top right corner. Eddie Johnson added two more goals with him being well supported by Henry Tse, Olic Fan and Ted Stebbens whilst Josh Hirst slid home goal number six after a killer pass from Oliver Ajaegbu.

The 10 Central played Bedwell Rangers Wanderers at home and scoring goals for the young Saints were Edward Callum 3, Thomas Noble 2, Thomas Banks 2, Daniel Hart, Ethan Parsons and George Canaway.

Again the 10 Romans formed a strong shield in their match against Wheathampstead Wanderers Panthers away and Han Boodhun scored two goals whilst Ross Hayden and Alex Matchett scored one apiece.

At home saw the 11 East take on Bury Rangers Reds and following an evenly match game which saw both sides score a few goals and scoring them for the East were Leon Rainey 2, Vince Di Girgenti, Matis Walton and Danny Quinn. The man of the match went defender Arthur Rennie-Sivell.

Away to Ware Rangers Santos were the 11 North and scoring goals for the North were Ethan Evans with two fine efforts whilst Jacob Standing, Simon Bobrowski and Charlie Yeo all scored one each.

The 10 West renamed the 11 West played 11 Victoria away and scoring goals in this high scoring match were Will Stone 3, Otis Lau-Johnson, Glynn Howells, Jack Burke, Conor Dwyer, Michal Glowaki with man of the match Oscar Roe also scoring one. Ollie Shadbolt. Jack Johnson and Freddie Nelson-Thorpe also played well.

Scoring two goals apiece for the 11 Centurions in their home match Wheathampstead Wanderers Cougars were Rory O'Connor and Zach Thomlinson with the Centurions all giving a outstanding team display.

The man of the match for the 11 Orient was awarded to the hard-working Edward Jones in there away game against Wheathampstead Wanderers Sharks.

At last a change of opponents name from Wheathampstead to Welwyn Pegasus Blues which saw the 11 South play and getting on the score-sheet were Harrison Smith, Raf Fortuna, Thomas Denyer, Jacob Thomas and Theo Price.



In the 1st round of the Challenge Cup saw the 18 West make sure they progressed to the next round with a 6-4 victory over Abbots Youth Blue at home following a very tight and close exciting game. Scoring the goals were Adam Johnson with three goals whilst Gideon Rowland also popped up with a hat-trick as well.

Also playing in the Challenge Cup were the 18 Orient and they were at home to Harpenden Colts Hawks and the match stayed competitive until the last 10 minutes when the Orient conceded two late goals to lose 2-0. The man of the match was goalkeeper Jamie Dunham who had a great game between the sticks.

In division 1 of the WHYL were the 16 Central and they were away at Watford Youth Sports Red and for the first 20 minutes it was a very tight game but then somehow Central switched off and conceded three goals in quick succession to go 3-0 down. Just before half time Ben Sommerbauer headed powerfully home following a Matt Roome corner kick to give them some hope in the for the second period, but Watford struck back early in the second hall to score another two goals to go 5-1 up. Then Matt Roome latched on to a long through ball from Callum Cornish whereupon he drilled it low into the back of the net to make it 5-2. Watford though scored another goal with 10 minutes to go for Central to eventually lose 6-2. The man of the match went Ben Sommerbauer who was great in defence and he stole forward to go on and score a great goal.

At home to the 16 West were the 16 East and the East went onto win 5-1 with Nasir Zaman scoring a brilliant hat-trick whilst Anton Nicolas -Sahota struck a fantastic brace to round-up the goalscorers for the East. Scoring for the West was David Joyner with Charlie O'Donnell being named as their man of the match. The man of the match for the 16 East went to Danny Anderson, a Vince Hilaire for the modern age!

The 16 Orient lost 6-0 at home to Watford Youth Sports Blue with Joe McCarthy having a good game at centre back and also in the midfield when he pushed on forward.

In a very close game with quite a few goals in saw the 16 North go down by the odd goal in seven when they lost 4-3 away to FC Hemel with Gowthaman Selvarajah scoring two goals whilst Alex Kouda got one. The man of the match went to the hard-working defender Nathan Morris.

At home to Hemel Youth were the 15 Boreal and the ripped through the visitor’s defence to go on and win 6-1 with goals from Tom Durrant, George Hall, Tom Randall, Oscar Ryan, Harry Sweetman and George Sippetts.  No man of the match because the whole team played brilliantly.

Away to Chorleywood Hurricanes saw the 15 South take part in a hard-fought game and despite the South being on the back foot for most of the match they restricted Chorleywood to few clear chances. With only a minute to the South won a penalty which was confidentially converted by Sam Hicks to give the South a 1-0 win and also their first league win of the season. The man of the match went to Alex Lawlor who created several chances with his incisive passing from midfield.

The 13 West were at home to Hemel Youth Blue and after trailing 1-0 early into the game they hit back to go on and win 7-1 (Tezza missed this one as he was watching the under 7's). Lewis Bullock scored the equaliser and then a great strike from Dylan Doyle from the right with the Hemel keeper just watching the ball as it flew past him made it 2-1 whilst Charlie Clark added a third after he just waltzed around the keeper and calmly slotted home.  Isaac Templeton then added a fourth goal whilst a superb run down the right wing and cross from Theo Robertson for Charlie Clark to tap home which was his second of the match put the West 5-1 up. Isaac Templeton then scored a scorcher with a fine right footed shot especially since he is a left footed player.

Theo Robertson then setup Charlie Clark to complete his hat-trick with a fantastically weighted through ball to complete the scoreline for the West to win 7-1. The man of the match went to Cody Smith after he gave strong display in the midfield.

At home to Hemel Aces Tigers saw the 13 Orient turn the right card over to record a 4-2 victory with two goals from Jensen Dean plus singles from Arthur Merriden and Ollie Rattle whilst Joshua Palminteri picked up the man of the match title.

Playing Harpenden Colts Harriers at home saw the visitors not get off the ground as the 13 Central went on to win 4-1 with the hardworking man of the match Davide Iacobucci scoring to of the goals whilst both Sam Hunt and Matthew Penfold scored one apiece.

The 13 Boreal lost 3-0 at home to Evergreen Youth Jaguars with Tomasz Bogacki being named man of the match after he had a good game in the back line.

In the second round of the County Cup saw the 13 Victoria take on AC Finchley West away and the boys gave a perfect performance in which they played some super attacking football as they ran-out easy winners by seven goals to one. A goal from Ollie Mullen put Victoria 1-0 up with a tidy finish and then Alex Strazza hit goal number two with a fine individual goal and then Calvin Wyatt was fouled inside the box for a penalty which he took himself but his spot kick was pushed out by the AC Finchley keeper, but Alex Strazza was on hand to knock in the rebound. In the second half saw Reece Lia score a delightful hat-trick whilst Victor Nicholas scored with a lovely curling shot for Victoria's final goal of in their 7-1 win. The man of the match was awarded to Alex Strazza after he gave a dominant performance in midfield.

The 12 Arrows lost 1-0 to a late goal away at Abbots Youth Blue with Liam Powell being named man of the match after he gave an outstanding performance in defence and also supporting the forward play.

Playing Wheathampstead Wanderers Jaguars at home saw the 12 West hit back after trailing 1-0 to go on and win 3-1 with Jasper Button scoring the equaliser with a fierce strike following a corner kick from Charlie Rose. Man of the match Dylan Martin made it 2-1 and then a sizzling free kick from Charlie Rose which flew into the back of the net sealed the 3-1 victory.

In the Intermediate Cup preliminary round were the 12 Dragons but it was Bovingdon Thunder who were in a roaring mood as they went onto win 5-0 with midfielder Alfie Brown being named as man of the match for the Dragons.



In the League Cup saw the 17 Girls play Kings Langley Youth Reds Girls at home and at half time they trailing 4-0 but they improved in the second goal which saw Alice Benson strike a wonderful goal which gave the Langley keeper no chance to make a save as the ball flew past her. The visitors struck another 3 goals for the 17 Girls to eventually lose 7-1 and the player of the match went to Alice Benson for her non stop running throughout the whole of the ninety minutes.

Also at home were the 16 Girls and they were taking part in the County Cup and they had no problems moving into the next round following a convincingly 9-2 win. Scoring all these goals were Mia Pinkham with a superb hat-trick and this was followed by two goals from Sophie Veal plus singles from Maz Horne-Batet, Jess Simpson, Sam Farrer and then finally one from the player of the match Katie Holder.

Away Garston Ladies Jaguars were the 15 Girls North and they lost 9-1 in the League Cup with player of the match Zoe Cowan scoring the Lady Saints consolation goal whilst Faye luckhurst also had a good game as well.

At home to Garston Ladies Panthers saw the 14 Girls North eventually lose 4-1 after they had been trailing at the break by one goal to nil. Esme Hume scored the goal for the 14 Girls North whilst defender Ruby Tickner was voted player of the match and she was well supported by Hope Hume.

The 13 Girls South went in at the break at home leading 2-1 against Berkhamsted Raiders Youth Girls Orange and in the second period it was was the same scoreline so the South went on to win 4-2. Maisie Humphreys scored a tremendous three goals with all them being real crackers whilst Ellie Langton netted the fourth goal. The player of the match was awarded to the midfield dynamo Emilia Fishwick.

At home to Pro Direct Academy Herts Girls saw the 13 Girls North drawing 0-0 at half time but in the second half it was a different story as Pro Direct scored four goals to go on and win 4-0. Having a good games for the North were Jasmin Fells, Lucie Kemp, Ruby Peacock and Freya Bolam.

The hard working Anna Metcalfe was named the player of the match for the 10 Girls North in their home game against Bedwell Rangers Girls Dragons.

Also at home on the next pitch were the 10 Girls Central and they played Evergreen Youth Phoenix Girls and scoring goals for the Central team were Emily Hall, Enya Brewster and Grace Noorian whilst Charlotte Black picked up the player of the match award for her non stop hard work during the whole of the game.

The 9 Girls played a friendly against the Clubs Under 7 Boys team and both teams played exceptional well and scoring a few goals for the girls were Matilda Flynn, Sophea Bridge, Alexa Johnson and Demi Hall with two. No news of the boys scorers.



In the Challenge Cup saw the 18 South play Enfield Town Youth away and at half time the hosts were winning 4-2 with both Harrison Arnold and Ross Weaver scoring a goal apiece for the South. In the second half it was a different story when the man of the match for the 18 South Harrison Arnold scored another three sizzling goals to take his tally to 4 for the match and then Ross Weaver scored another goal for the Saints to go on and win 6-4 following this tremendous fightback.

Away in the Blue Division of the WFL saw the 15 East play AC Finchley North and the East wind struck with force to win by five goals to nil. Hitting these goals were Joe Stone with two well taken efforts whilst there were further goals from Will Austen, Brandon Trainis and captain Sammy Gosine.

The Boreham Wood Youth Knights who were away at the 14 East proved they could win the joust between the teams by winning 3-0 and for the 14 East Ivan Raath who was making his debut for them was voted man of the match.

Away in the League Cup Group A were the 12 Orient and they were playing Hinton & Finchley Revolution Heroes and at half time Orient were trailing 2-0 but in the second half they produced a brilliant second half performance to a 5-2 victory. Scoring the goals were Alex Hails with 2 who was outstanding in midfield and Ollie Jay also scored two goals as well in the young Saints with Adam Oldfield scoring goal number five with a penalty in the last minute. The man of the match was given to Dima Gusev for his strong defensive display during the match.