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City Youth Match Reports 18 November 2018

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St Albans City Youth FC - Match Reports w/e 18th November 2018



Well we start with the 8 North and they were away to Wheathampstead Wanderers and scoring some goals for the North were Stanley Seymour 3, Dylan Jennings 3 and two from Alfie Miles.

In a high scoring match between the 8 South who were at home to Ware Rangers Flamengo and following some great play and excellent passing saw Toby Sumner hit four goals for the South. There were further goals from Hugo Perez-Landrove, Toby Thompson and Evan Love.

Away to Bury Rangers Whites were the 8 Lions and they also took part in a match with plenty of goals and there were also plenty of goalscorers. We start with Joshua Jury 2, Tristan Mistry 2, Finley Maguire 2, Edward Beard, Harry Turnbull and Matthew Denning. A special mention for Benji Mellors for an excellent display in midfield and attack.

At home to Ware Rangers Santos saw Josh Soll score two goals for the 8 Gladiators whilst Toby Russ scored one.

In a entertaining match with plenty of goals which seesawed in either direction saw the 9 North play Bengeo Tigers Bengals at home and finding the back of the net for the North were Junior Mitchell 2, Nathan Payne 2 plus one from man of the match Milos Diffenthal who also played well in the defence.

At home to Wheathampstead Wanderers Tigers saw the 9 South play in a entertaining match which finished all square at 0-0. Both Lucas Thomas and Nathaniel Faldo were both awesome in defence and goal. 

Away to Wheathampstead Wanderers Cougars were the 9 West and scoring goals for the West were Paolo Iacobucci whilst man of the match Charlie Latham struck a fine brace.

Here we go again the 9 Orient played Wheathampstead Wanderers Jaguars at home and giving a great defensive display were Louis Smith and Harry Taylor with the whole team having a fantastic game.

Playing in the 11 White Division were the 10 West and their opponents were Welwyn Pegasus Skys 11's at home and scoring a few goals for the West were Oscar Roe 2, Jack Johnson 2, Otis Lau-Johnston and Glyn Howells. The man of the match was awarded Freddie Nelson-Thorpe.

The 10 South played at home to Lemsford Youth and both Jake Roberts and Charlie Morris scored a goal apiece.

Back to the routine saw the 10 East play away to Wheathampstead Wanderers Sharks and scoring a goal for the young Saints was Harry Murphy following a good run down the right wing from Leo Hooper-Walter. Both Harry Murphy and Will John played well for the East whilst coming on as sub was Oliver Cox and he had a good game and in doing so was named man of the match.

Gus Kusman scored a cracker of a goal for the 10 Central in their away match with Bengeo Tigers.

The 10 North were at home to Codicote Youth Eagles and scoring the first goal for them was Olic Fan after he was setup by some good play from Henry Tse and Zac Iman. Goal number two for the North was also scored by Olic Fan with a great flick at the near post after a great killer pass from Josh Cassidy found Oliver Ajaegbu who crossed the ball for Olic Fan to score. Ted Stebbens struck home a third goal for the North following a great run and cross from Dylan Eccles whilst a fourth goal quickly followed when Eddie Johnson hammered the ball home. The 10 North could have scored more goals if it were not for the Codicote keeper who had a brilliant game. The man of the match went Oliver Ajaegbu.

At home to Bury Rangers Stripes saw the 10 Orient turn in a great performance and scoring goals for them were George Canaway 3Tiago Mendez-Barral 3, Edward Cullum 2, James Karmin 2, Thomas Noble and Thomas Banks.

Also scoring a few goals were the 10 Romans and they were away to Bedwell Rangers and leading the goalscorers was Alex Matchett with 4 and Ross Hayden with a hat-trick. Other scorers Hari Boodhun 2, Lucas Scott 2, Joe Seller and Matthew Ellis whilst man of the match Harry Bishop-Camba also scored a brace off goals.

At home to Wheathampstead Wanderers Cougars were the 11 North and finding the back of the net for the North were Simon Bobrowski with two whilst Jacob Standing scored. 

Taking part in a high scoring draw was the 11 West who travelled to Welwyn Pegasus and finding the back of the net for them was Daniel Day 2, Freddie Stewart, Evan Reid and Max Tunnicliffe whilst Tim Crowther after some great defending was named man of the match.

Another team that played in a exciting draw were the 11 Centurions who were away at Bury Rangers White and leading the scorers was Jayden Never-Wright with a delightful hat-trick whilst Seth Connolly scored once.

The 11 Orient were at home to Bengeo Tigers Siberians and scoring a few goals for them were Lucas Curley with 2, Adam Lorman with whilst Theo Hancock scored once.

At home to Knebworth Youth Sabres Black saw the 11 South take part in a entertaining game and scoring goals for the young Saints in this match were Jacob Thomas with a great hat-trick whilst Rafael Fortuna scored a brace with Harrison Smith netting a neat single from close range.



Playing away to Wheathampstead Wanderers Makos were the 18 North and they returned with all three points with a 2-1 victory and scoring the two goals were Tom Hedger and George Piekarczyk whilst Rob Devine who covered every blade of grass was named man of the match.

Taking part in a real high scoring game was the 18 West who were at home to Wheathampstead Wanderers Tigers and at the final whistle the West won by the final score of 5-4. Scoring for the Saints were Adam Johnson 2, Kishan Dhivar, Mazen Medhat and Gideon Rowland.

In the 2nd round of the County Cup were the 18 Orient and they were away at Cuffley Blacks and at half time Orient had taken a slender 1-0 lead with a goal from Kai Takahashi. In the second half two quick goals from Zach Quinn to make it 3-0 but although Cuffley scored a late goal the Orient held on to win 3-1. The man of the match went to top class defender Matt Small.

The 16 Central away in the Challenge Cup to Evergreen Youth scored three goals in the first half and they all came from the deadly boot of man of the match Matt Roome with two assists from Calum Cornish and one from Jack Percy, In the second period the Central made some defensive mistakes which let in Evergreen and they scored an equaliser to make the final score 3-3, so to penalties. Although the Central scored three out of four spot kicks Evergreen scored five to win 5-3 on penalties.

The 16 East lost 7-0 away to Park Street Village but no other information received.

George Hall and Tom Randall scored the goals for the 15 Boreal in their 2-1 away win over Sun Sports Yellow with the man of the match going to George Pedder.

The 15 South after last week’s league victory over Chorleywood Hurricanes faced the same opponents in the Senior League Cup and they were hoping for the same result but early in the first half they found themselves a goal down but after some good passing football they scored an equaliser through Ryan Solly after a fine team goal. In the second period unfortunately, they were unable to maintain the momentum and following some lax defending saw the South eventually lose 6-1. The man of the match went to Sal Basilea who battled hard in midfield.

At home to Berkhamsted Raiders Green in division 2 of WHYL were the 14 South and they had a good result by winning by six goals to three. The goalscorers for the 14 South were Oliver Wynne 2, Finlay Crumpton, Mackenzie Gibson, Matthew Martin plus one from man of the match Alfie Parkins.

The 14 West away to Berkhamsted Raiders Yellow lost 4-2 to a couple of late goals with Jameel Malik-Cole and Chester Reynolds scoring the goals for the 14 West whilst Lewis Gardner picked up the man of the match.

Away to FC Hemel were the 13 West and they went 1-0 up after only 60 seconds with a fine left footed strike from Charlie Clark then Hemel won a penalty, but karma was restored when stand-in keeper Dylan Doyle pulled off a great save to deny the hosts a equaliser. Charlie Clark then scored a second goal, but Hemel hit back to make it 2-1 at half time whilst early into the second period Connor Helou released Charlie Clark who skipped around the Hemel keeper and slotted the ball home to complete his hat-trick and to make the score 3-1. The hosts pulled another goal back to make it 3-2 and then with only few minutes to go Charlie Clark broke clear and setup Theo Robertson to make it 4-2 whilst into injury time Ben Mitchell struck a sweet shot to make the final score 5-2 to the Saints. The man of the match went to stand-in keeper Dylan Doyle.

The 13 Central played away to Sandridge Rovers Stormtroopers and after a close and tense match saw the Central win 1-0 with the man of the match Sam Hunt scoring the only goal of the match as the Saints won 1-0.

The 13 Boreal lost 6-0 away to Abbots Youth Red and no more information received.

In the County Cup saw the 12 South turn in a superb all-round team performance with a special mention to goalkeeper Ben Soll and captain James Beasley with Sam Estell scoring the goal for a well-deserved 1-0 win over London Colney. The man of the match went to Ryan Kennedy.

The 12 West playing at home to Watford Youth Sports crashed to a 6-1 defeat with Kye Stevens scoring the consolation goal for the 12 West late on.

 Away to Harpenden Colts Tigers were the 12 Dragons and despite them roaring away they could not break the Tigers defence and eventually lost 1-0 with the non-stop running of Mattie Verdier earning him a well-deserved man of the match title.

The 12 Central played an away match at Sun Sports Yellow and with a goal in each half saw the Central win 2-1 with goals from Harry Pearce and Jacob Pearson whilst central defender Frankie Fitzgerald who plays like John Terry was named man of the lead.



In Division 2 of the HGPL saw the 18 Girls play at home wait for it the 17 Girls and at half time the 17 Girls led 2-0 with a goal in the first half from Alice Benson and Lauren Walker. In the second period the 17 Girls scored four more goals with Alice Benson scoring another two to complete her hat-trick whilst Lauren Walker added another whilst Melissa Trulock scored one as well for the 17 Girls to win 6-2. The 18 Girls upped their game late in the match and scored two goals through Anna Fuller and Jessica Leigh whilst Eleanor Keating was voted player of the match. For the 17 Girls who gave an outstanding performance saw the all the team awarded the player of the match trophy.

Away to Garston Ladies Lionesses saw the 16 Girls lead twice in the first half 1-0 then 2-1 but by half time they were trailing 4-2 but in the second half the 16 Girls struck back with two goals to earn a 4-4 draw but they did have 20 more chances after that but failed to turn them into goals so they had to settle for a point. Scoring the goals for the 16 Girls were Mia Pinkham with a hat-trick and Maz Horne-Batet one whilst tough midfielder Anna Gifford was named player of the match.

In the League Cup saw the 14 Girls North play at home to St Albans Rangers Youth Girls and by the final whistle the 14 Girls North had won 2-1 with goals from Esme Hume and Ruby Tickner whilst Leia Weller (the Empire Strikes Back) was named player of the match.

At half time the 13 Girls North were leading Berkhamsted Raiders Girls Blue 3-0 away and at full time the North had scored another three goals to go on and win 6-1 which maintains there second spot in the league. Scoring for the North were Thisbe Danford 2, Elsa Leech, Ruby Peacock, Blaze Wilding and Sarah-Jane Spears.

Also having a good win away from home were the 13 Girls South when the beat Hitchin Belles Blue 3-1 with goals from Ellie Langton, Grace MacMurray and Mia Simmonds with the cultured pacey defender Ava Rose being named player of the match.

They say it always comes in 3's and so the 12 Girls South were the third team playing away and they won 5-1 at Chorleywood Common Panthers with goals from Christina Afonso-Trindade 2, Stella Ekblad-Piscitelli, Florence Tatlock and Deenah Khan.

Away to Watford Ladies Hornets were the 11 Girls and scoring a goal apiece for them was Emily Edgecombe, Esme Dickson and Teagan Scarlett whilst the defensive skills of Bailey Killner earnt her the player of the match award.

Player of the match Shea Fagan scored a brilliant hat-trick for the 10 Girls North in there away game with Denham United Ladies Wildcats whilst Verity Lobina added a fourth goal for the North.

Another STACY Girls team playing away were the 10 Girls Central and they were at Bedwell Rangers Girls Dragons with Enya Brewster scoring two fine goals whilst the player of the match Alais Bell who was everywhere on the pitch scored one goal as well.

Four different players had a spell in goal for the 9 Girls in there away game at Garston Ladies Pumas with one of them Charlotte Luckhurst earning the player of the match title plus she also had an excellent game in defence when she had a turn to play on the pitch. Scoring goals for the 9 Girls were Matilda Flynn, Alexa Johnson and Olivia Wood.



The 18 South were at home to Alexandra Park East and by half time the Saints were leading 6-0 after playing some neat passing football and after winning the first half they went on to win the second period 4-3 and so the final score was 10-3 for their fifth straight win a row. Scoring the goals were Harrison Arnold 3, Ross Weaver 3, Adam Pringle 2, Lucas King and Joe Boyle whilst Harrison Arnold was voted man of the match. The 18 South now sit in 2nd place in the WFL White Division.

Also, at home were the 18 Central and they also had a comfortable win when they beat AC Finchley North 7-2 with Joshua Cross scoring a excellent hat-trick. The other goals were scored by Jack Latter 2, Haydn Tominey-Smith and Semir Abdelwahab with Harry Peter picking up the man of the match award for all of his off the ball work during the whole of the game.

Away to AC Finchley North saw the 15 North romp to a 9-2 victory with man of the match Tyler Cadiou-McCarthy scoring three brilliant goals plus he also had two assists as well. The other goalscorers were Mahin Miah 3, Andrew Gentle 2 plus one from Daniel Curran.

The 15 East had a good 2-1 home win over Alexandra Park West with Brandon Trainis scoring the first goal and Joe-Joe Colman netting the second which keeps the East at the top of the table of Blue Division 2 points clear.

At home to Whetstone Wanderers Tigers were the 14 East and they lost 2-0 with the hard-working midfielder Alejandro Wood being named man of the match.

In the County Cup saw the 13 South play their local rivals Harpenden Colts Hornets and the South just edged it by winning 3-2 with goals from Freddie Reeves, George Dalton and Mason Leigerwood.

The 12 Orient also won 3-2 in their White Division league match in the WFL away at AC Finchley West after playing some of the best football of the season so far with some excellent play from their captain Bertie Postema. Alex Hails scored the first goal with a great strike from just inside the box and there were further goals from Vicente Luciani and Harry Rumble. The man of the match went to Josh Toop after a fine defensive display.

The 12 Spartans took part in a sizzling match with eleven goals being scored in their home game with Highgate & Muswell Hill Panthers but unfortunately, they lost 6-5. Scoring all the goals for the Spartans was man of the Dewayne Mitchell taking his tally to 8 in the league.

Away to Colney Heath Eagles were the 12 Vikings and after a very close game saw the Vikings eventually lose 4-3 with goals from Arlo Webb, Dylan Volans and Cristian Harvey with Alex Rothwell being named man of the match.

In the Robin Hood division saw the 9 East play away to St Albans Rangers Foxes and during the match saw Ollie Lee score an excellent brace of goals.

In the Cyril Squirrel league saw a very high scoring game and after the match the manager of the 7's said he had never seen a game like it and match concerned was the 7's away game against AC Finchley North and scoring goals for the 7's were Oscar Howlett 2, Archie Brown, Eddie Bailey, Orla Henry and Jack Durrant.