U8 BLUNTISHAM Blasters did not fare well against Priory Parkside H in the frosty conditions. Priory took the lead inside the first ten m
U8 BLUNTISHAM Blasters did not fare well against Priory Parkside H in the frosty conditions. Priory took the lead inside the first ten minutes and by the break had a 3-0 advantage. Mark Stygal and Oliver Taylor began to dominate as Blasters came more into the game after the break and with both Olly and Daniel Phillips causing problems Blasters pulled a goal back through Daniel Phillips. Tom Young and Will Spicer kept Priory busy but they had the final word with a good fourth goal for a final score of 4-1 to Priory.
Godmanchester ran out of steam at Yaxley and held the home side to a stalemate in the first half. Tamsyn Sibanda fired home in the second half to give the visitors the lead but Yaxley proved to be very resilient. They powered their way back into the game against a tiring Godmanchester side and scored six late goals to finish 6-1 winners.
U9 GODMANCHESTER Rovers notched a 4-2 win at Warboys in their final game of 2008. Rowan Chapman gave Rovers an early lead and Cameron Markie added a second before the hosts got a goal back on the break. Warboys grabbed an equaliser immediately after the restart but Markie slipped his marker twice to complete a fine hat-trick
U10 STUKELEY Meadows and Mereside Rangers kept spectators entertained with an eight goal thriller. Meadows fell behind three times but still battled back to win the game 5-3 with five players getting on the score sheet. Rangers led after a couple of minutes but Sam Kingswell slotted home an equaliser before rangers nicked their second just before the break. Harry Cox scored a second for Meadows and Ben Witten notched their third after Rangers had taken the lead for the third time. Both teams were looking to win the game but it was Stukeley who finally took the lead through Jordan Thrift-Sommers, who forced the ball over the line following an Alex Rankine shot. With minutes to go the game was made safe when a Daniel Worrall shot went in to give Meadows the win.
U11 BRAMPTON Spartans and St Ives Rangers played out their rearranged League Knockout Cup match. Visiting Spartans struggled to come to terms with frosty conditions in the first half and trudged off 3-0 down at the break. They stormed back after the interval to score eight goals and concede one to finish 8-4 winners. Harry Cotton dominated the game with four good goals, and Josh Hawker, Harry Clarke, Max Bradshaw-Clifford and Cavan King snatched one each.
U12 St IVES Rangers B started the New Year with a home defeat to visitors Newmarket. Rangers started strongly and took the lead when Scott Wilkinson fired home a half volley. The visitors hit back inside five minutes after keeper Lewis Hopkins parried a shot to the on rushing forward. Ten minutes later Newmarket took the lead when the Rangers defence failed to clear a loose ball. Early in the second half Newmarket extended their lead and minutes later they made it four. Lloyd Schwier and Bradley Smith went close for the home side but the visitors snatched their fifth before a Daniel Davies strike ended the match at 5-2 to Newmarket.
U13 GODMANCHESTER Rovers and Red Lodge fought out a 1-1 draw at the weekend. Rovers took the lead after eight minutes when Simon Zientek smashed the ball into the top corner. Both teams did well after the break on a difficult pitch and after a period of pressure from Lodge they drew level with an own goal equaliser.
U14 HUNTINGDON Rowdies were caught cold for their first match of 2009 when they visited Haverhill Rovers. Harvey Phillips scored but Haverhill took all their chances to thrash Rowdies and finish 7-1 victors.