City Youth Match Reports 10 November 2019

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St Albans City Youth FC - Match Reports 10th November 2019


The STACY Girls 17's had a great win away over Herts Vipers with Mia Pinkham leading the goalscorers with four goals in the 17's Girls 6-3 win. The other scorers were Emma Judd and one for player of the match Maz Horne-Batet.

In the league cup saw the STACY 15 Girls North play Kinja Hailstorm away and the North had a win against a team from a division above with two goals from Keira Ward plus one from player of the match Siobhan O'Donnell.

Playing away to Belstone Youth Girls were the STACY Girls 14 South and they gradually went down 3-1 with Jemima Avery scoring the only goal for the South whilst Beth Watson was named player of the match.

The STACY Girls 14 North lost 2-0 at home to Herts Girls with Sarah-Jane Spears picking up the player of the match award.

At home to Garston Leopards were the STACY GIRLS 13 South and they romped to a 6-0 league division 2 win with player of the match Christina Afonso-Trindade scoring two of the goals. Scoring the other goals were Deenah Khan 2, Stella Ekbald-Piscetelli and Florence Tatlock.

The STACY Girls 12 North were at home to Welwyn Pegasus and finding the back of the net four times was Scarlett Robb in the North's 5-2 victory. whilst Emma Bracey scored the fifth goal and Olive Jones who hard for the whole of the game was named player of the match.

Away to the Herts Vipers were the STACY Girl 12 Wildcats and it proved to be in the end that the Vipers were the stronger team and just edged the game 3-0 with player of the match for the Wildcats going to central midfielder Daisy Harris.

In a match that saw plenty of goals for both sides saw Grace Noorian, Emily Ball, Rosin Cullen plus one own goal were the scorers for the STACY Girls 11 Central as they played Bedwell Rangers in the Purple division whilst Rosie Angel was named player of the match for the 11 Girls Central.

In the Lilac division saw the STACY Girls 11 North play Royston Town Girls at home and scoring two goals for them was Rachel Kincaid whilst Jemima Blessing was voted player of the match.

The STACY Girls 11 Wildcats were away Berkhamsted Comets Girls and Emily Gray was certainly living up to the name Wildcats as she netted four goals for them whilst Chloe Nuttall and Zara Stanley both scored one apiece.  The player of the match went to Zara Stanley who in the first half made a few fine saves during her stint in goal whilst in the second period she scored a goal after coming on the pitch to play up front.

A composed and confident performance against a resilient Evergreen Falcons side with Jasmine Mercer crowning a player of the match performance for the STACY Girls 10 Central with a fine goal whilst Alice Taylor took her opportunity well to reward the team with their persistent attacks.

Evie Dullaghan-Stone scored two goals for the STACY Girls 10 Wildcats in their match with Denham United Girls whilst both Lizzie Baylis and Siena Sahota scored a goal each. The player of the match was awarded to Asha Pisharody who gave a sterling performance in defence.

The STACY Girls 9 Romans played away to Meninas Manaus and Lucy Leonard scored two goals with Eva Barenthein and Rose Sharman also finding the back of the net as well. The player of the match went to the hard working Liriel Macey. 

The STACY Girls 9 Central took part in a very scoring game against Garston Ladies Tigers with both sides scoring quite a few goals each. The player Daisy Oaten was in fine form in that she scored 5 goals whilst Nell McKinstry, Amber Fells and Poppy Mills all scoring one each whilst the opposition voted Poppy Miller their player of the match.

Also taking part in a high scoring match was the STACY Girls 8 Romans as they played at home to Hitchin Belles Girls with the Romans goals coming from Nadeen Kelifa-Young 2, Grace Fergie 2 and Emily Watts.

Away to Garston Ladies Jaguars were the STACY Girls 8 Central and both Evie Rosenheim and Jess Kutcher scored a hat-trick each with joint player of the match Isabella Habbouchi scoring 2 whilst the other joint player of the match Esme Dreyer scored one. The other members of the squad who played were Jasmine Noorian, Lottie Dennis, Francesca Avila and Lola Mackintosh.



Away to Wheathampstead Wanderers Pumas saw man of the match Sebastian Drummond score a exciting three goals for the 8 East following a good team performance. 

At home to Watton Dragons were the 8 West and despite the match being played in very soggy conditions but that did not stop Seth Keaveny from scoring three great goals.

The 9 Lions took on Welwyn Pegasus Skys away with Daniel Davenport scoring their first goal with a Zac Weaver assist whilst Joshua Jury smashed home a second goal with Tristan Misty scoring a third following a brilliant solo run from the halfway line.

The 10 North were at home to Bedwell Rangers Lazio and Ollie Robinson was named man of the match after giving a fantastic performance in goal and in the second half he helped to setup a couple of North's goals. Scoring the goals were Junior Mitchell, Noah Fox and Alfie Sangster.

Following an outstanding team display saw the 10 South play away to Wheathampstead Wanderers Tigers and both Fin Henry and Sofiane Benadoud scored two goals each whilst Nathaniel Faldo scored one.




In the WHYL Challenge Cup 1st round saw the 18 West lose 4-3 on penalties to Watford Youth Sport Red after the match had been drawn 0-0 after extra time.

Also losing in round one of the Challenge Cup were the 18 East and they went down 11-2 away to Harpenden Colts Sporting with Freddie Collins and Gowt Selvarajah scoring the goals for the East.

Away to Tring Tornadoes Eagles were the 15 South and they had a sound 5-2 victory with two goals from Charlie Johnson and then two goals from Milla Mousdale plus one from Alfie Parkins.

Also winning 5-2 were the 15 East as they beat Watford Town at home and leading the goalscorers was Nick Berman with a hat-trick whilst both man of the match Mikio Ridgway and George Wilson both scored one apiece.

The 15 West won 2-1 at home Harpenden Colts Typhoons with goals from John Henry-Yeo and Alex Maiden whilst Dylan Laird picked up the man of the match title.

In the quarter-final of the Senior League Cup saw 14 Victoria come out on top 3-2 after a very tight game with goals from Joe Caffery, Ashton Latter and Ollie Mullen whilst Archie Hobbs was named as man of the match.

At home to Harpenden Colts were the 14 West and despite Charlie West hitting the crossbar early on the 14 West knew that luck was not going their way as Harpenden Colts Hurricanes broke away to open the scoring to go 1-0 up. The young Saints did find the back of the net but alas there was no VAR, so it was disallowed for offside and the Hurricanes broke away to score again. Kai Birks the West's keeper did make a good save to stop a penalty kick otherwise it could have been more than a 2-0 defeat. The man of the match went Freddie Penford who just brilliant in the midfield.

Away to Berkhamsted Raiders Purple saw the 14 Central return with all three points after a fine 4-2 with goals from Matt Croston, Jonathan Harris, Rafael Hickson and one from man of the match Oliver Taylor.

Away to Watford Youth Sports White saw them certainly whitewashed when the 14 Boreal rattled in nine goals to go and win 9-3. Blenor Brahimi led the way with 4 goals whilst Ali Nawar scored a hat-trick with both Amos Petric and Hamza Ramdan rounded up the scoring with one apiece.

In the County Cup saw the 13 South lead 2-0 at half time away to Baldock Templar and at the final whistle the South had scored another eight goals to win 10-0. Sam Estell led the way with a second half hat-trick with the South playing some great passing football in the second period whilst both Freddie Yeo and Elyan Bakour scored two goals each with three players all scoring one goal and they were Josh Smith, Ethan Howard and man of the match Owen Weaver.

At home to Echoes were the 13 Arrows and their shots on goal were certainly finding the bull as they won 8-0 with six different goalscorers. Scoring the goals were Joe Clinton 2, Fin Murphy 2, Cathal Gleeson, Ollie Denyer, Luke Collins and one for man of the match Louis Godfrey.

In the County Cup saw the 13 West lose 4-2 away to Wheathampstead Wanderers Sharks although Charlie Rose scored a cracking goal to pull the West back into the game when they were 2-0 down. Josh O'Brien scored the other goal for the West with a lovely header which was his first goal for the club whilst Tommy Morgan was voted man of the match after giving a great performance in midfield.

The 13 Dragons lost 3-0 at home Everett Rovers Black with Steven Jacobs picking up the man of the match title for the Dragons.

The 12 Gladiators were at home in the 2nd round of the Senior League Cup and at full time the score was 4-4 with man of the match Frankie Coyle scoring a hat-trick whilst Aimar Villanueva Garcia scored the fourth goal. So, to penalties and despite Leon Rainey, Frankie Coyle and Archie Leggatt-Martin scoring from the spot alas the Gladiators finally went out of the cup 4-3 on the spot kicks.

In the Intermediate Cup saw the 12 Centurions win 2-1 at home to Hemel Youth Blue with goals from Jayden Nevers Wright and H. Nsubuga. 

The 12 West lost 5-0 away in the second round of Junior League Cup to Kings Langley with the man of the match going to S. Llewellin.



The 14 South played an exciting match at home against Edmonton Rangers Lions and the Lions were certainly kept in their cage as the South went onto win 6-0. Scoring the goals for the young Saints were Freddie Reeves 2, man of the match Toma Tashev with 2 whilst both Alexis Awonuga and Cameron Choudhury scored one apiece.

The 13 Orient played in the county cup away to Letchworth Garden City Eagles who Elite play in the Junior Premier League and both teams played some excellent football with both sides defences on top and so the match finally ended up at 0-0. So, the match went to penalties and scoring for Orient were Luca Lepley, Tomer Cohen and Alex Hails who stepped up to smash his spot kick into the bottom corner for the winner as the South won 3-2. Keeper Vicente Luciani made 2 outstanding penalty saves to ensure the Orient move on into the next round.

The 13 Spartans kept those Whetstone Cougars under control with a fantastic 8-2 victory and leading the goalscorers was Dewayne Mitchell with a double hat-trick, yes six goals, well done Dewayne. The other scorers were Luca Castaldo and Felix Mensah with wing back Zevik Cowell being man of the match.

The 12 Victoria played a friendly against London Colney Colts Blue and after a very hard-fought match saw Victoria come out on top by winning by three goals to one. Scoring for the young Saints were Olly Mead, Stanley Seeby and Aidan Keigher.

In the Red division of the WFL saw the 11 West take on Harvesters Lions away and scoring for the West were Jack Burke, Lennon McKessick and Kyle Lloyd whilst the man of the match was awarded to Otis Lau-Johnston.



U18s made the long trip to Burnham Ramblers in the EJA Ingleby Cup with an injury depleted squad.

Saints started brightly having the lion’s share of possession however struggled to create clear cut chances until deep into the first half when Ralfe found Clarke with a through ball who rounded the keeper and hit a goal bound shot that was cleared off the line by Ramblers defender. 0-0 Half Time.

The second half was the same story although Saints began to create more chances with Banergee going close with a smart turn and shot in the area brilliantly saved by Burnham keeper.

Saints took a deserved lead on 85 minutes a swift move down the right found Armstrong who beat the defender and his cross was met by oncoming Lawrence who dispatched a left foot half volley into the net. The game was all but won however from a rare break Ramblers beat offside trap to level on 89 minutes. Full time 1-1.

The first half of extra time was the same pattern but remained goalless. In the second half saints continued to look for a winner and went ahead with Banerjee flicking on a long Wilkins throw leaving Ralfe with an easy tap in at the back post. Saints looked comfortable until with 2 mins to go a mix up in their box saw Ramblers equalise again. Extra time 2-2 onto Penalties.

Burnham went first but kick superbly saved by Galatis diving to his left. Banerjee stepped up for Saints to score sending Burnham keeper the wrong way.

Galatis saved the next one with a low save to his right and Hossen scoring for saints 2-0.

Galatis was now full of confidence and pulled off another save low to his left leaving Ralfe the opportunity to win the game. He stepped up and smashed his kick in off the underside of the bar, Saints finally through to the next round.

Men of the match Jarvis Wilkins excellent display at right back and midfield and Saints keeper Sam Galatis who had very little to do during the game until the shootout saving 3 out of 3 penalties.

Result 2-2 AET U18s win 3-0 on Pens.