Colts: Brampton battle back to force draw at Alconbury

Alconbury THE U11s played Brampton in a cracking game of football, both teams taking a point with a 1-1 draw. The first half produced some tough, battling football. Alconbury went in 1-0 up thanks to a good move involving Danny Duckworth and Jordan Fors


THE U11s played Brampton in a cracking game of football, both teams taking a point with a 1-1 draw.

The first half produced some tough, battling football.

Alconbury went in 1-0 up thanks to a good move involving Danny Duckworth and Jordan Forshaw, leaving Ryan Son with a tap-in.

The second half saw Brampton attack the Alconbury defence, equalising and tying the game.

MoM went to Jack Sheppard.

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SQUAD: Ciaran O'Reilly, Alex Guest, Jack Sheppard, Trent Ewing, Harry Moffett, Danny Duckworth, Thomas Hughes, Ryan Priestman, Luke McKenzie, Ryan Son, Jorda Forshaw, Mike Gadsdon, Matt Davies, Alex Duthie, Bobby Tagg.

THE U10s took on Huntingdon Rowdies As and Brampton Bs in two friendlies. Against a battling Rowdies, Alconbury ran out 4-0 winners in a hard-fought game.

Goals came from Tom Cooke (3) and Jack Mace. Alconbury fielded a less experienced side against Brampton, losing 5-0.

Valuable experience was gained despite the scoreline.

SQUAD: Luke Upshall, Christian McCormack, Tom Cooke, Eilidh Murphy, George Mackay, Jack and Jimmi Mallett, Charlie Lawford, Jack Mace, Scott Marsh, James Oldfield, Adam Quincey.

Bluntisham Rangers

BLUNTY U12Bs beat Godmanchester Rovers Cs 4-1, continuing their winning streak.

Goals came from Marcus Skelton, Harry Burrows and Craig Allen (2).

MOM was Matthew Burroughs.

THE U8As ran out 5-2 winners in an entertaining game against Comberton Crusaders.

The visitors took the lead in the first period before a brace from the energetic Rowan Wilson gave Blunty a 2-1 lead.

Captain Taylor Jugg ran tirelessly and her commitment was rewarded when Rangers added further goals from Luke Young and Harry Taylor to make the score 4-1.

Despite a great reaction save Rangers goalkeeper Chris Lucas could not stop the Crusaders striker sliding in to score.

Toby Davies, Jack Fairhurst, Christian Wiggins-Browne and Connor Beaumont had worked hard in defence to keep things tight at the back.

MoM Ben Johnson scored the final goal for Blunty.

Brampton Spartans

THE U13s took on Hemingford in the cup quarter finals, coming away with a 2-0 defeat.

Hemingford beat Spartans in the league 5-0 last week, but Brampton performed much better this time round.

Hemingford took the lead before half-time.

Despite good play from Brampton, Hemingford stretched their advantage in the second half with a another goal.

Brampton battled hard and were disappointed to be leaving the competition.

SQUAD: Amit Puntambekar, Benn Stocker, Chris Jackson, Richard Kelsey, James Wilkinson, Lewis Long, Nick Garner, Neil Harrison, Zack Turner, Luke Gatford, Arran Mackay, Adrian Ganna.

SPARTANS U11s fought back from a goal down to draw 1-1 with local rivals Alconbury.

Spartans dominated the game and only good defending and a fine performance by the Alconbury keeper kept the visitors in the match.

Brampton's only reward was a second-half penalty by Jack Snare as Alconbury kept the game alive right to the final whistle in an entertaining match.

SQUAD: Jordan Mason, Charlie Clarke, Ben Houban, Sam Owen, Zach Robinson, Dan Hyde, Will Scott, Jimmy Witherall, Ruari Clark, Jack Snare, Dewi Brettle, George Wilson, Callum Paterson.

SPARTANS U10s beat Sawtry 5-0 to progress to the quarter final of the cup.

Brampton scored after only three minutes through James Downing.

Chrisitian Le then struck a long-range shot which found the net to extend Spartans' lead to two.

Some good inter-play led to an Adam Pedlar goal soon after.

James Downing then put Adam Pedlar through again to give Brampton a 4-0 advantage going into the break.

Adam secured his hat-trick early in the second half.

Solid defence from Jack Cooper and Noah Foster, along with the goalkeeping of Evan Restall and Ellery Pullin, kept Sawtry out and gave Brampton the win.

SQUAD: David Ball, Jack Cooper, James Downing, Noah Foster, David Hartley, Christian Le, Adam Pedlar, Ellery Pullin, George Wooff, Evan Restall.

A BRAMPTON U10s development side took on Alconbury, coming away 6-0 winners.

Jake Hays scored in the first minute of the game to set the tone of what was to follow.

Chris Parker scored seven minutes later to extend the lead.

Alconbury put together some fine attacking play but the combined defence of George Wooff and Ryan Morgan, along with some excellent goalkeeping from Jamie Major, kept the sheet clean for Spartans.

Brampton made changes in the second half, but they continued to dominate.

Jack Hays scored his second early-on in the half, before Jools Arts took one and James Thackray took a brace to seal the game.

SQUAD: David Ball, David Hartley, Christopher Parker, George Wooff, Jamie Major, Jools Arts, Ryan Morgan, Joshua Mutter, Michael Sweetenham, James Thackray, Jonathan Wrycraft, Jake Hays, Matthew Miles.

THE U8s took on Needingworth away, finding their scoring form to run out 8-1 winners.

Chris Hartley quickly took a hat-trick, whilst Alex Conner and Josh Creber were impressive in midfield.

Harry Cotton went on to score a hat-trick, with strikes from Max Bradshaw Clifford and Luke Fennell completing the scoring and sealing the win.

SQUAD: Josh Hawker, Cavan King, Harry Clarke, Josh Creber, Max Bradshaw Clifford, Chris Hartley, Rhys Everett, Harry Cotton, Alex Conner, Luke Fennell.


HARRIERS U13s Girls took on Fulbourn away, coming away with a 1-0 win. Buckden were dominant in the first half, the Fulbourn goalie keeping out shots from Sophie Coulman, Kim Lynch, Becky Rowan and Emily Trebes.

Harriers continued to pressure in the second half, scoring through Miquela McDonald after she got onto a great pass, held off a strong challenge and fired the ball home from close range to end the Fulbourn resistance.

Player of the Match was Loren Ellard.

SQUAD: Molly Avery, Sophie Coulman, Jo Davis, Loren Ellard, Laura Freeman, Kimberley Lynch, Miquela McDonald, Becci Rowan, Kimberley Smith, Lucy Somerville-Large, Emily Trebes.

Godmanchester Rovers

THE U10Bs met Warboys in a friendly, narrowly losing 1-0. The team played to their full ability with notable performances from captain Jake Burrill, goalie and MoM Tom Marrion and defender Harley Green.

Despite a tremendous effort and great team work, Goddy were unable to snatch a victory and lost 1-0.

SQUAD: T. Marrion, T. Gladding, B. Brien, M. O'Connor, J. Haslop, H. Green, J. Burrill.

GODDY U10Cs played at at home to Graveley, going down 3-0 despite a spirited performance.

The first half ended goalless. Graveley netted two in the second half before keeper Scott Johnston retired due to injury.

Down to six players, Goddy refused to give up but leaked another to lose 3-0.

MOM was Aaron Riseley for his courageous performance.

SQUAD: Kieran Bruce, Scott Johnston, Peter Maylor, Sean Olley, Aaron Riseley, Jamie Worrall, Simon Zientek.

THE U9s took on Great Paxton, coming away with a 2-1 win.

Paxton took the lead in the first half, before Goddy came on strong in the second half.

Haydon Noble equalised with an overhead kick as Goddy pressured.

A Nathan Storey goal gave Rovers the lead, which they then protected to take the win.

MOM went to Luke Johnstone who played his best game to date.

SQUAD: Nathan Storey, Luke Johnstone, Paul Macleod, Ryan Chapman, Nathan Paine, Sam Buddle, Thomas Brown, William Anderson, Haydon Noble.


THE Reds U10s got back to winning ways with a 3 - 0 victory away to Godmanchester Cs.

The Reds missed chances in the first half but a second half hat-trick from Ben McConnell secured victory.

New players Joseph Rounce and Daniel McClure enjoyed great debuts, with Daniel getting MoM for a strong defensive display. Cameron Olley was impressive in goal.

SQUAD: Cameron Olley, Ian Donald, George Harris, Daniel McClure, Ben McConnell, Kacey Nicholson, Ben Rodgers, Joseph Rounce.


THE U13s progressed to the next round of the cup with an impressive 2-0 win over Brampton.

Hemingford absorbed strong pressure from Spartans in the first half, managing to keep a clean sheet and go one up courtesy of Alex Brown.

The second half followed much the same pattern but Liam Hemming put a tie beyond Brampton's reach with a fine solo effort.

MOM was Alex Henley for his staunch defence.

SQUAD: Harry Williams, George Welch, Alex Henley, Alex Mount, Luke Andrews, Ben Lambert, Sammy Lindley, Daniel Lew, Jigger Moore, Liam Hemming, Alex Brown, Mickey Sheppard, Luke English, David King.

Huntingdon Rowdies

ROWDIES U14As came from behind against Over Sports to win 5-3 and progress to the semi-finals of the cup.

Huntingdon were 3-1 down at one point but a sterling effort saw them take the win.

MOM Wayne Childerley and Josh Dawkin scored two apiece and Josh Sadler scored the other.

SQUAD: Jake Pinner, Callum Barker, Joe Furness, Neil Macphee, Wayne Childerley, Alex Clipsham, Josh Sadler, Micky Drage, Liam Sancaster, Alex Abblitt, Josh Dawkin,Sam Morris, Niall Connroy-Owen, Ben Yeomans.

ROWDIES U12s took on St Ives Rangers A, coming away 6-0 losers.

Rangers scored five without reply in the first half, giving Rowdies a mountain to climb.

An improved second-half display saw them tighten their defence, conceding only one goal in the half.

MoM was Connor Barker.

SQUAD: Connor Barker, Richard Brandon, Daniel Coles, Matt Gaynor, Jordon Gillbanks, James Henderson, Adam Naylor, Joey Nicholson, Joe Platten, Jake Thornton, Elliott Webber.

THE U11As took on Ramsey, coming away with a 3-3 draw.

Rowdies scored the only goal of the first half to go into the break 1-0 up.

They then stretched their lead to two early in the second half.

The Rams pulled one back through a penalty before Rowdies conceded an own-goal.

Rams pressed on, making it 3-2 before a determined Rowdies sides levelled the game to share the points.

SQUAD: Jake Urwin, Harvey Phillips, Levi Cauthwaite, Jake Donald, Jack Hedges, Harry Abbilit, Lewis Steward, Matty Nash, Harvey Barringer, Reece Moles, James McFarlen.

IN their last game of the season, the U11Bs were unfortunate to lose 3-1 to Cherry Hinton Lions.

The game marked the last time the girls - Megan Stow, Elizabeth Tasker, and Billie Barbary - would compete in the boys team. The game was played on the Huntingdon Town main pitch.

MOM was Jake Leonce.

SQUAD: Elizabeth Tasker, Jake Leonce, Harry Hackett, Ryan Edwards, Joe Bennett, Craig Holliday, Zack Moore, Jackson Stocker, Jordan Carver, Billie Barbary, Harvey Kitchin, Harry Grimwood, Megan Stow, Ben Durrant, Dominic Sabanda, Jamie Waterworth.


THE U11s played at home against Priory Bees, coming away with a 2-1 win.

Needingworth went 1 - 0 up through top-scorer Innes Christison.

Priory scored an own-goal soon after to extend Needingworth's lead.

Priory kept fighting hard in the second half and came close on a number of occasions. However, a determined Needingworth conceded only one goal to hang on for the win. MoM was Charlie Wood for some stoic defending and support play.

SQUAD: T. Mount, J Bradshaw, M Crossland, J Richardson, J Neve, R Pascoe, S Strickland,C Wood, S Wood, I Christison.

Priory Parkside

PARKSIDE U13As entertained NST Strikers in the league, running out 9 - 1 winners to take them to second in the table.

Priory took a while to settle, but once they found their rhythm they began to dominate. Good pressure from Parkside finally told as they went into the break 3-0 up, courtesy of goals from Kyle Batten, Aiden Maclean (penalty) and Chris Newton.

The second half followed the pattern of the first and as the goal attempts mounted.

Cameron Brettle tapped-in and George Tolliday scored to set the tone for the second half.

Priory allowed NST hope with a goal to make the score 5-1, before Chris Newton, Kyle Batten and Dan Wright all scored to thwart the comeback.

MoM was Dan Birkinshaw.

SQUAD: Adam Barnett, Kyle Batten, Dan Birkinshaw, Cameron Brettle, Ryan Brown, Sean Enos, Ryan Ferrara, Connor Hall, Adam Kidman, Gordon Logan, Thomas Moffat, Aiden McLean, Chris Newton, George Tolliday, Daniel Wright.

THE U12s took on Alconbury, winning 2-0. A good team performance in the first half saw Priory completely dominate, scoring two goals to go in ahead at the break.

Alconbury came back in the second half but couldn't break down the Priory defence. Goals came from Lozza Roffey and Ryan Inskip (penalty).

MoM was Josh Croft.

SQUAD: Jack Mitchell, Callum Flain, Joe Dawborn, Shane De Silva, William Belllew, Ryan Inskip, Jay Woods, James Woo, Lozza Roffey, Adam Jennings, Lindsey Smith, Josh Croft, Gareth Ekins, Greg Tack.

THE U12Bs lost 6-2 to Histon Hornets Report, denying them a place in the final of the cup.

The game was closer than the score suggested, and Priory gave their all.

Joe Bradbury and Joseph Kokotcha were the scorers for Parkside.

MoM were Joseph Kokotka and Adam Williams.

SQUAD: Jonathan Bannister, Matthew Nicholson, Joseph Kokotka, Lewis Miller, Gregg Narbett, Karl Samal, Seb Hall, Joe Bradbury, Aiden Stockwell, Liam Brook, Adam Williams, Andrew Laverty, Kane Coombs, Jamie Green, Nathan Donnachie.


RAMS U16s went down 2-4 to NST Strikers. Dan Smart bagged a brace for Ramsey.

SQUAD: Ryan Withers, Scott Flisher, Sam Whiston, Brendan Harlock, Ben Rignall, Alex Mitchell, Adam Taylor, Jamie Hutchcraft, Dan Smart, Neil Dempsey, Liam Willis, Joe Mitchell, Richard O'Neill, Michael Cafferkey, David Tingey.

THE U14s took on Milton Colts, coming away with a 3-1 defeat. Chris Whitfield scored the consolation goal for Ramsey.

SQUAD: Sam Palmer, Haydn Bailey, Alex Brookmyre, Steve Whitworth, Simon Cafferkey, Arron Martin, Ricky Darlow, Sam Copeland, Chris Whitfield, Tom Power, Jopurdan Webb, Travis Anderson, Janagan Sivakumar.

THE U11s shared the points with Huntingdon Rowdies in a 3-3 draw. Rob Sayer was on form, scoring a hat-trick.

SQUAD: Liam Gaynor, Sam Pettitt, Tom Dimmock, Elliot Cafferkey, Elliot Smith, Oliver Wright, Scott Duncan, Reuben Taylor, Oliver Bailey, Matthew Bye, Robert Sayer, Luke Warren.

RAMS U11 came away disappointed after a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Godmanchester. Jack Gower was on target for the consolation goal.

SQUAD: Ben Abraham, Jack Gower, Luke Ashman, Jordan Dawbney, Dominic Holiday, Kristian Kenny, Thomas George, Miles Winterbottom, Steven Lane, Simon Hawkins, Simon Dean, Rowan Dowlot.

THE U9Bs went down 7-1 to a strong Priory B side. Charlie Stedman was on target for the Rams. Ben Medhurst was MoM.

SQUAD: Harvey Burton, Joseph Badcock, Matthew Hayden, Tom Cuthbert, Ben Medhurst, Charlie Stedman, John Day.

RAMSEY U8As took on Priory F, each side regularly finding the net in an 8-8 draw. Goals came from William Taylor (2), Bradley McManus (2), Rowan Abraham, James Tortice and Jace Andderson. James Tortice was MoM.

SQUAD: David Sayer, Jace Anderson, James Tortice, William Taylor, Oliver Jenkins, Bradley McManus, Rowan Abraham.

THE U7As played St Ives, coming away with a 2- 0 win. Great teamwork allowed Jake Parish to bag two for the Rams.

SQUAD: Glenn Ferrier, Jake Parish, Kieran Judd, Lewis Harrold, Matthew Howes, Luke Booth, Jack Critchley.

THE Rams U7Bs played the U6s in a round robin, coming away 6-0 winners.

Goals came from Jamie Short (3), Jordan Johnson, Jacob Darliongton and Luke Booth.

SQUADS: U7Bs - Luke Booth, Adam Blower, Billy Lemmon, Marcel Cherlin, Ben Mason, Sam Medhurst.

U6s - Evan McPartlin, Jordan Johnson, Matthew Waler, Jamie Short, Liam Carrigan, Rhys Parrish, Robbie Arthur, Jacob Darlington, Daniel Sandell, Sol Goodby, Llewellyn Thomas.

St Ives Rangers

RANGERS U13As beat Chesterton Eagles 3-1 in round three of the cup.

Will Lygo opened the scoring for Rangers, and they went into the break 1-0 up. Adam Dick doubled the lead early in the second half, rounding off a good move with a powerful finish.

The hosts fought back to 2-1 soon after and laid siege to the Rangers goal in the closing stages.

The Rangers defence held firm and MoM Adam Dick grabbed his second in injury time to send Rangers through to the quarter final.

THE U11As put in a good all-round team performance to beat Eaton Socon 14-0. Hat-tricks came from Daniel Jackson, James Morgan and Mark Walker. The remainder of the goals came from Tom Cornwell (2), Oliver Loia, Joe Westwood and Josh Clark.

ANOTHER gutsy performance from the U11Cs saw them go down 3-1 to table-topping Godmanchester U11As.

Rovers' MoM Alan Owen plagued Rangers throughout the game, proving the difference bewteen the two teams.

The goalscorer for Rangers was Josh Fitzjohn and Rangers MoM was Cuthbert Varley.

SQUAD: Adam Guitart, Simon Julyan, Cuthbert Varley, Tom Richards, Jonnny Perring, Calum Ross, Hannah Seymour-Shove, Doulton Kingston, Josh Fitzjohn, Greg Opalinski, Ollie Brookes, Tom Stevenson.

RANGERS U9Ms took on Rangers U9Ss, losing 7-5 in a close match.

The S team started better, leading at once stage 6-2. The Ms put in a spirited fightback to narrow the lead, but were unable in the end to catch-up.

U9Ms scorers were James Atherton (2), Natalie Waite, Clem Varley and Sebastian Massey.

SQUAD: Josh Topham, Abir Ahmed, Natalie Waite, Ryan Gifford, Jools Herod, Clem Varley, James Atherton, Sebastian Massey, Daniel Barnet.

St Neots

THE U8 Blues played away to Shefford, coming from behind to secure a 2-2 draw. Saints put in a good second-half performance in tough conditions after going behind in the first half.

The goals came from Tom Hall and MoM Charlie Gough.

SQUAD: Jordan Elt, Ashley Salmon, Reece Newland, Owen Davis, Tom Hall, Ben Bradbury, Charlie Gough, Daniel Salmon.

THE U8 Whites played the second Shefford team and produced some excellent football to win 4-0.

The team were solid throughout, giving them a well-deserved result. Goals came from Joe Keech and Charlie Gough. MoM was Tom Banks.

SQUAD: Cain Fabray, Reece Newland, Daniel Salmon, Tom Banks, Sam Cooke, Joe Keech.

THE U7 Blues travelled away to Royston, extended their unbeaten run to 14 with a 1-0 win. Striker Yohan Shone came close early-on and some good keeping from MoM keeper Will Smith kept Saints safe and the crowd entertained.

A volley from Owen Bevan was tipped over late in the half to keep the scores level going into the break.

Bevan struck early in the second half with a qulaity finish, putting Saints in control.

Captain Robert Willard and Sammuel Piesse put in solid defensive displays to ensure the win for Saints.

The team dedicated the win to missing top goal-scorer Reece Sibley who was too ill to play.

SQUAD: William Smith, Sammuel Piesse, Robert Willard, Owen Bevan, Henry Vaudin, Carl Gore, Yohan Shone, Sam Bloy.

THE U7 Whites immitated the Blues' successs, coming away 1-0 winners against Royston.

Top-scorer Nathan Downes scored a spectacular goal, beating defenders before firing home a quality finish.

MoM Callum Moore went close on many occasions, but Downes' goal and sound defensive efforts from Ronny Wheeler, Wesley Tilbury and keeper Connor Flint ensured Saints took the win.

SQUAD: Connor Fint, Callum Moore, Connor Butcher, Nathan Downes, Kieran Humphrey, James Brown, Ronny Wheeler, Wesley Tilbury.


THE U11s put in a confident performance to overcome Spalding Athletic 6-2. Playing some exciting passing football, Sawtry scored three goals in each half, with MoM Jack Darke scoring his first hat-trick of the season.

Josh Rosser grabbed a brace and Lawrence Francis also scored.

SQUAD: Connor Nash, Jake Howells, Ryan Smith, Josh Rosser, Chris Lawrence, Josh Bennis, Robert Graham, Conor Gracey, Chris Alban, Mike Raucci, Lawrence Francis, Glyn Smith, Jack Darke.

THE U10s took on Brampton in the cup, coming away 5-0 losers in their first game for a few weeks.

Brampton took the game to Sawtry and found the net three times in the first 15 minutes.

Sawtry tried to raise their game but with heavy boots they failed to find form.

Brampton managed to score twice more to take the tie 5-0.

SQUAD: Shaun Cooper, Daniel Godward, Daniel Burton, Jordon Conneely, Lewis Flowers, James Dinsdale, Michael McEachern, Liam Alexander, Ryan McCurdy, Joshua Millier.


THE U9s took on Sawtry Yellow Sox, coming away 4-2 winners.

Warboys put in a good team effort to seal the result. Goals came from Daniel Mawby, Farris Alston, Matthew Brown and MoM Stephen Tippel, who scored his first goal for the club.

SQUAD: Daniel Mawby, Thom Kane, Callum Townsend, Farris Alston, Peter Williams, Michael Hancox, Stephen Tippel, Matthew Brown, Zak Shaw, Cameron Shakespeare.