Colts football: Knock-Out gutsy Histon

PRIORY U12Cs completely dominated the first half, but couldn t covert this into goals, ending 0-0 at half time against Godmanchester. Rovers managed to get back into the game in the second half and were rewarded with three breakaway goals to secure the w

PRIORY U12Cs completely dominated the first half, but couldn't covert this into goals, ending 0-0 at half time against Godmanchester.

Rovers managed to get back into the game in the second half and were rewarded with three breakaway goals to secure the win.

MoM was Ryan Inskip for his complete dominance in winning the midfield battle.

SQUAD: Adam Jennings, Callum Flain, Scott Sheen, Joe Dawborn, Shane De Silva, Ryan Inship, Jay Woods, James Woo, Lozza Roffey, Josh Croft, Dean Bryant, Lindsey Smith, Gareth Ekins, William Bellew, Greg Tack.

PARKSIDE U11Bs beat Priory 3-0, with goals from Ryan Son (2) and Jacob Tose. They then beat Bottisham 4-1 in the KO Cup, with goals from Ryan Son (2), Jacob Tose and Ross Wood, with a MoM performance from Nicky Bellwood.

SQUAD: Martyn Cosgrave, Harry Joyce, Jacob Tose, Joshua Peacock, Darren Gilbert, Bradley Woodhead, Luke Severn, Nicky Bellwood, Ross Wood, Rhys Howell, Declan McGuire, Connor Edmonds, Ryan Son.

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PRIORY U10As have had back to back wins this year, firstly beating Warboys 7-0, with goals from MoM Sammy Williams (2), Andrew Gosnell (2), Mayson Byatt, Connor Hehir and Ryan Barnett.

They then saw off St Neots 8-1, with goals from Ryan Barnett (2), Will Brettle (2), Sammy Williams (2), Mayson Byatt and James Miller. MoM was Macaulay Clark.

SQUAD: Ryan Barnett, Mayson Byatt, Will Brettle, Macaulay Clark, Andrew Gosnell, Connor Hehir, Tom Meech, James Miller, Michael Robinson, Sammy Williams.

GOALS from Rowan Garwood, Matt Dawson, Oliver Broome (2), Andy Gulliver and Tom Bilson secured a 6-1 win for Priory U10Bs against Whittlesley Juniors.

SQUAD: Rohan Garwood, Matt Hubner-Taylor, Jack Scott, Jack Jones-Scrutton, Harry Shipp, Josh Chandler, Oliver Broome, Tom Billson, Matt Dawson, Andrew Gulliver.

PRIORY U9L travelled to Ramsey in this League A clash and, as always, faced a hard fought game which finished 0-0.

The home side started the stronger and created a few chances, but failed to find the finish.

The match was evenly balanced throughout, and Priory always looked dangerous on the attack, but also lacked the final killer instinct infront of goal.

Both teams provided a very entertaining match, despite the scoreline, and all the players deserved the applause at the final whistle for their hard efforts.

SQUAD: Stuart Chamberlain, Scott Pavely, Connor Young, Nathan George, Harrison Upton, Callum Stockwell, Jay Lambert, Alex Cane.


THE U15s beat Girton 2-1, with goals from Sean Hackett and Mike Neil.

THE U12s lost 4-0 against Saffron Walden, despite some good football and outstanding play from Chris Cooper who was MoM.

SQUAD: Tom Gaskell, Chris Copper, Thomas Redhead, Roger Shakespeare, Marcus Hutchcraft, Adam Ray, Oliver Day, Thomas McGee, Adam Wright, Thomas Heyes, Luke Seery, Carl Mansfield, Carl Austin, Luke Markland.

ROBERT Sayer found the net four times as Rams U11s saw off KC Cougars, 6-1. Further goals from Andrew Shaw and Scott Duncan completed the scoring.

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

THE U10As took a 4-1 win in a friendly against Chatteris. George Waters, Kyle McPartlin, Ryan Judd and Dan Short were all on target.

SQUAD: George Waters, Tayla Evans, Alex Butson, Dan Short, Josh England, Kyle McPartlin, Ryan Judd, Sam Harvey, Liam Parish, Chris Redshaw.

RAMS U10Bs took a 2-1 win against Needingworth Red in a closely fought game. Kyle Ferrier and Jake Galloway were on target for Ramsey.

SQUAD: Oliver Papworth, Ryan Bone, Jake Galloway, Toby Dewar, Cameron Eley, Gage Webb, Johanna Naismith, Kyle Ferrier, Lewis Nicholls, Luke Jenkins.

IT was all square for the U9As against Priory Parkside L and, despite three good long range shots from Jordan Duncan, the game finished 0 -0.

SQUAD: Adam Butcher, Jordan Duncan, Jordan Cafferkey, Andrew McDade, Charlie Groom, Oliver Wilson, Brady West, David Lane.

RAMS U8As stormed their way to a 5-3 win against Brampton Spartans, MoM William Taylor and Zak Stevens both bagged a brace with Oliver Jenkins notching the other to complete the scoring.

SQUAD: David Sayer, Rowan Abraham, William Taylor, Zak Stevens, James Tortice, Oliver Jankins, Jace Anderson.

FOLLOWING a sleepy start from the Rams U8Bs which saw them go 2-0 behind, they turned the game around to claim a 5-2 win against St Ives M. Jordan Mays and Daniel Wing grabbed two a piece and Lewis Smith the other.

SQUAD: Jordan Mays, T J Harding, Rory Taggart, Lewis Smith, Rhys Pauline, Daniel Wing, Marco Fiore.


THE Yellow Sox U10s ran out 3-1 winners against Godmanchester A, in a closely fought game.

Charles Abblitt scored from close range to put the Yellow Sox in front before excellent work down the right by Alex Gale and Shawn Winslow lead to Bradley Smith doubling the lead. Winslow put the Yellow Sox three up with an individual effort which curled into the far corner before Rovers hit back with a spectacular effort that was the goal of the match.

Sawtry's MoM was Bradley Smith, although the team performance was superb again.

SQUAD: Charlie Nelson, Joshua Kelly, Alex Gale, Charles Abblitt, Alex Parker, Michel Bean, Shawn Winslow, Daniel Redhead, Bradley Smith.

THE Bluesox U10 lost 2-1 to Brampton Spartans in what was a highly entertaining game in which Spartans took the lead after 15 minutes.

Sawtry responded well and James Dinsdale, who was having an outstanding game for Sawtry, made his way past the Brampton defence to equalise just before the break.

After the break, Sawtry took the game to Brampton and were unlucky not to go ahead. However, Brampton made the most of their good fortune with a minute to go, forcing the ball in off the bar between four Sawtry defenders.

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

THE U8 Yellowsox recovered from 2-0 down against Warboys to take a 3-2 win with two goals from MoM Lee Huntingdon and one from Ryan Burcham. Rhys Williams was awarded the Outsanding Effort award.

SQUAD: Haydn Baker, Ryan Burcham, Hayden Cooper, Oliver Howells, Lee Huntingdon, Adam Kaminski, Nathanial Smith, Rhys Williams, Josh Youngs.

THE U8 Bluesox were made to work extremely hard for the three points against Priory, but Sawtry eventually ran out 4-3 winners.

Priory went 1-0 up but goals from Ellis Howe and Liam Littlefair gave Sawtry a half-time lead.

After the break, two Priory goals with a further strike from Liam Littlefair set the game up for a frantic finish.

MoM Ellis Howe proved to be the matchwinner. He latched onto a pass from skipper Owen Howard and slotted the ball past the keeper to give Sawtry the points.

SQUAD: Owen Howard, Liam Littlefair, David McGregor, Ellis Howe, Alex Pirie, Aaron Parak, Bryn Jones, Charlie Ladds, Megan Purnell.

St Ives Rangers

A 2-0 home defeat to Buckden Girls did not reflect the effort and performance put in by Rangers U13 Girls. A deflected shot and the failure to clear a loose ball in the penalty area resulted in the two goals that separated the teams.

SQUAD: Emma Blanchard, Jasmine Hughes, Jade Skerritt, Lauren Davis, Nicky Bacon, Carrina Mountain-Chambers, Hannah Markus, Anna Murphy, MaddieTriggs, Ailish Howard, Hannah Goulding, Lauren Johnson, Paige Ashurst, Molly Payne, Holly Knott.

RANGERS U15As recovered from being 2-0 down to Soham in the KO Cup to win on penalties after the final score (AET) finished 3-3.

Goals came from Luke Ackerman (2) and Stephen Johnson, Jaku Islam (1P), Jordan Triggs (1P).

RANGERS U13A sealed their place in the U13 Hunts Cup final with a gutsy come back over Brampton Spartans. With three players dropping out due to illness, Rangers could only field 10 starters but took the game to their opponents right from the kick-off.

Against the run of play, Rangers found themselves 2-0 down at half-time but fought back to lead 3-2 with five minutes to go courtesy of goals from MoM Sam Davies, Jabir Ahmed and Tom Spark.

An own goal with the last kick of the game brought Brampton level and neither side could find the killer blow in extra time. A tense penalty shoot out saw Rangers hold their nerve to win 4-2.

RANGERS U12A progressed to round three of the knock-out cup with a comfortable 5-0 win over Warboys Colts, thanks in part to a MoM display from Adam Radley.

Alessio Polvere stood in as goalkeeper this week and solid defending saw him largely unoccupied for the majority of the game.

Dan Moulds got Rangers in front very early with super header from an even better Jack Prime corner.

Cameron Anderson, back on the scoresheet for the first time this season, made it 2-0 and then Ryan Potts, running at the defence, hit a shot that went in off the post to make it 3-0.

After this Radley, who was having a good game, came up with the a sublime finish when he hooked the ball beyond the keeper and defender from close range. Captain Jack Prime with the last kick of the ball scored the fifth from a corner.

SQUAD: Alessio Polvere, Scott Neighbour, Connor Withers, Jack Holliday, Ryan Potts, Jonathan Lowther, Cameron Stephen, Cameron Anderson, Max Roberts, Jack Prime, Thomas Powell, Adam Radley, Daniel Moulds.

ST IVES U11As played a league game against their club mates Rangers U11Bs and a superb performance saw them take a 6-0 win. Goals came from Tom Cornwell (2), Jonny Duncan, Mark Walker, Daniel Jackson and Joe Westwood secured the points.

THE U13Bs recorded a well-deserved first win of the season with a 2 -1 victory over Stretham Sporting. A superb display of goalkeeping from Tom Loia earned him the MoM award and the Rangers goal scorers were Barney Hase and Glen Tilbrook.

RANGERS U11Cs put up a battling performance despite losing 6-0 to Rangers U11As, who took their chances well. MoM was stand in goalkeeper Doulton Kingston.

ST IVES U10Ps lost 2-1 to an in-form Rowdies A, who cruised into a 2-0 lead at half-time. After the break, Rangers were more positive and a spell of good Rangers pressure ended with a mis-timed tackle on Danny Bell who brushed himself down to neatly dispatch the resulting penalty. Despite a host of good chances, Rangers were unable to find an equaliser.

MoM was keeper Ben Jordan for some fine saves and excellent kicking throughout the game.

SQUAD: Ben Jordan, George Perry, Ben Crocker, Manjeet Singh, Joe Bell, Jake Hart, Callum Walker, Danny Bell, Jordan Cornwell, Terry Simmons.

RANGERS U8Ps and Great Paxton produced a thrilling end-to-end game with St Ives running out 7-5 winners. Jay Kay Hudson scored five goals with Thomas Alfuth and Luca Sarath scoring the other two.

MoM was awarded to Jay Kay Hudson for a great all round hard working, goalscoring performance.

SQUAD: Jonathan Good, Callum Reece, Thomas Alfuth, Luca Sarath, Aaron Price, Jay Kay Hudson, John Paul Rodgers.

RANGERS U8Ms lost 5-2 to Ramsey B despite racing into a two goal lead courtesy of a double-salvo from George Mead.

The MoM award went to Cameron Pollock for his overall performance for the team.

SQUAD: Calum Cleland, Cameron Haxell, Peter Masters, George Mead, Ross Meagher, Cameron Pollock, Michael Scott, Sam Walker.

RANGERS U8S played away against Huntingdon Rowdies and achieved a long awaited win with a 10-6 victory.

Peter Southee scored six goals and was a well deserved MoM. Peter Ford scored twice, with Charlie Pratt and James Digby getting one each.

SQUAD: Jake Bowen, Toby Cooke, Sam Cox, James Digby, Peter Ford, Charlie Pratt, Peter Southee, Ben Stocker.

St Neots

THE Navy Blues U14s matched champions elect Stevenage Colts for 20 minutes but then conceded three quick goals in succession to give a final score of 3-2.

However, St Neots determination prevented further capitulation and their rewards for an entertaining and battling performance was two goals from Bradley Clack and Michael Hornby.

SQUAD: Ryan "Jack" Pitchford, Stephen Kerr, Bradley Clack, Liam Darrington, Brett Cooper, Luke Ellis, Ben Skeels, Calen Knipp, Ian Neves, Michael Hornby, Richard Willard, Ricky Allen, Mitchel Neal.

SAINTS U10s beat Godmanchester 2-1 with goals from MoM Matthew Faulkner and Jack Bowen.

SQUAD: Pendar Buckley, Martin Faulkner, Louis Sands, Thom Fordham, Ethan Page, Simon Barker, Jack Bowen, Oliver Fox, Matt Keaton.

THE U9s played twice against Letchworth, recording a 5-1 win in the first and a 3-3 draw in the second.

Goalscorers in the first game were Dominic Smith (2), Ross Pirie (2) and Cameron Crisp, while goals from Matthew Gilbert, Cameron Crisp and Lewis Davis ensured a draw in the second game. Aaron Ward was MoM in the first game and Ben Hickling won the award for his performance in the second game.

THE U9s then played twice against Biggleswade, losing the first 2-0 and drawing the second 3-3. Goalscorers were Cameron Crisp and Dominic Smith. MoM were Harry Cator and Ben Kearnes.

THE U8 Blue Team played a good Royston team and unfortunately went down 2-1. Hardwork throughout should have produced a fairer result and, despite creating enough chances to score more goals, it just did not happen. Goalscorer was Ben Bradbury and MoM was Jordan Elt.

SQUAD: Jordan Elt, Ashely Hicks, Aiden King, Rosh Rea, Tom Hall, Ben Bradbury, Charlie Gough.

THE White Team also gave an excellent performance against the other half of the Royston team and came out 2-0 winners. Some excellent team play and hardwork gave the team their rewards.

Goals came from Tom Banks and MoM Joe Keech. Owen Davis was also MoM.

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

SAINTS U7 Blues had a convincing 7-0 win away at Letchworth, making it 10 games since they last conceded.

Topscorer Reece Sibley gave Saints the lead with a well taken volley on the turn, before he doubled the lead and a deflected shot from Sibley made it 3-0 at the break.

After the interval, Sammuel Pieese fired in a corner which came to MoM Owen Bevan who ripped a trademark volley past the Letchworth keeper.

The excellent Yohan Shone then made it five before a thunderous strike from Bevan found the bottom corner. Shone then doubled his day's tally after good work Henry Vaudin

SQUAD: William Smith, Robert Willard, Sammuel Piesse, Owen Bevan MOM, Henry Vaudin, Yohane Shone, Reece Sibley.

THE U7 Whites recorded a 3-2 win over Letchworth after a pulsating, end-to-end game.

Sam Bloy opened the scoring for Saints before a fantastic solo run and sublime finish made it 2-0.

Letchworth battled back to 2-2 but a thunderbolt of a shot from Nathan Downes gave St Neots a deserved three points.

MoM Ronny Wheeler gave a sound performance at the back and also went close on many occasions and first team striker Reece Sibley gave an excellent performance as stand in keeper.

SQUAD: Reece Sibley, Wesley Tilbury, Connor Flint, Ronny Wheeler, Carl Gore, Sam Bloy, Adam Dawson, Nathan Downes.