No happy returns for Batsford despite goal

BIRTHDAY boy Ryan Batsford celebrated in style with a goal for Needingworth U9s against Somersham in their first-ever Hunts Mini Soccer League fixture. Despite Batsford s effort, Somersham claimed a 2-1 win with the last kick of the game. Alconbury SARAH

BIRTHDAY boy Ryan Batsford celebrated in style with a goal for Needingworth U9s against Somersham in their first-ever Hunts Mini Soccer League fixture.

Despite Batsford's effort, Somersham claimed a 2-1 win with the last kick of the game.


SARAH Scott fired home after 16 seconds to set the U13 Girls on the way to a 4-2 win against Milton. Elidh Murphy, Kaya Williams and POTM Georgie Goodwin also scored.

The U7 Blues lost 9-1 to Sawtry despite Henry Sharman's goal, while the U7 Reds won 8-5 at Caldecote. Louis Spicer scored four, Thomas Sheldon hit three and Matthew Harvey also netted.

Jack Moffett scored twice as the U14s won 2-1 against Warboys, while the U15s lost 5-2 to Fulbourn despite goals from Liam Smith and Alex Arnold.

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Alconbury U17s have started their season in fine style with two draws and a 5-3 win thanks to Adam Lacey, Craig Linnell and Josh Marriott. Lacey and Aly Lambert scored in a 2-1 win against Soham.


THE U14Bs won 5-2 at Royston Celtic thanks to Luke Beardsley, Duncan Timms, Liam Cooper, Matt Burroughs and Liam Smith.

James Hodson and Jake Reece scored two each as the U11s won 7-0 against Needingworth. Kieran Carter, Ryan Payne and James Woodward also scored and Sam Dew was MOTM.

The U8As won 4-2 against Priory thanks to two from William Ellis and one each for George Kenney and Peter Woodward, while the U8Bs lost 15-0 to Fenstanton.

Brampton Spartans

JAMES McKeating scored twice and won MOTM as Spartans U8s beat their U9 counterparts 2-1.

Jack Snare scored five as the U13s beat Priory B 14-0 in the Hunts Cup. Jake Murphy and Ruari Clark scored hat-tricks, Jimmy Wetherill scored two and there was an own goal.

The U10 Reds beat Needingworth 5-3 with Harry Clarke, Josh Hawker, Harry Cotton and Max BC among the scorers. Wesley Ndhlalambi and Chris Mayo were joint MOTM.


A SOLITARY goal from Cath Henderson earned Kestrels U13 Girls a 1-0 win against Denham United, with Sarah Palmer named POTM.

Ospreys U10s won 4-1 at St Ives Rangers Z thanks to two goals each for Scott Irwin and Luke Fennell and Marty Pegram's MOTM effort.

The Eagles U11s lost 5-2 to St Ives Rangers A despite Jordan Kennedy's brace and Reece Turner winning MOTM.

Two goals from MOTM Harry Buchanan earned Buzzards U14s a 2-2 draw with Cherry Hinton Lions, while the U15 Girls beat Godmanchester 2-1 thanks to a brace from POTM Angharad Carlton.

The U12 Girls won 5-1 against Cambourne - there were two goals from Harriot Tillot and one each for POTM Katie Batchelor, Lydia Salmon and Lucy Brading.

Cambourne Rovers

MATTHEW Simmons scored twice and won MOTM as the U14 Eagles beat Mildenhall Town B 4-2. Theodore Diejomaoh and Alex Smith also scored.

The U12s lost 9-2 to Newmarket despite Harley Godfrey scoring twice.

Eaton Socon

OLLIE Broome's MOTM-winning double led a fight back for the U12s as they drew 3-3 with Burwell Tigers. Rhys Harvey completed the recovery.

Godmanchester Rovers

A TENSE penalty shoot-out ended in a 4-3 cup win for the U13Cs after a 1-1 draw with Great Paxton. MOTM Luke Turnbull set up the goal in normal time for James Cockshott and 'keeper Liam Napier saved the vital spot-kick.

Goddy U12s lost 4-2 to Whittlesford Warriors despite Kacey Nicholson's brace and Liam Smart's MOTM performance.

The U9s beat Brampton 2-0 with goals from Jake Bennett and Connor Rice and Jared McNamara winning MOTM.

Great Paxton

A GOAL from William Whitney and POTM effort from Bronwyn Mulheron couldn't prevent their U10 side going down 7-1 to Little Paxton.

Huntingdon Rowdies

NEIL Macphee and Joe Furness scored two goals each as Rowdies U16A won 6-4 against Chesterton Eagles. Josh Sadler and Ashley Welford also scored and MOTM was shared by Macphee and Jake Pinner.

A MOTM effort from Jake Donald didn't stop the U13s losing 9-1 to Godmanchester, while the U8s thumped KC Cougars 11-0. Six goals came from Kasey Douglas, two from Alfie Kitchen and one each for Dominic Scott, Emily Smith and Anthony Abthorpe.

Callum Brown scored twice and Jack Tate once for the U10s as they drew

3-3 with Ramsey - Ben Arnold was MOTM.

The U14s earned their first win of the season with an 8-0 demolition of Newmarket thanks to a hat-trick from MOTM Joey Nicholson, two from Lewis Hammond and one each for Jake Thornton, Liam Robinson and Haydn Goddard Densley.

The U7s ran out 6-3 winners at Somersham Black while the U12s completed their third consecutive win with a 2-1 triumph over Histon - Leshon Douglas scored twice.

Little Paxton

JAKE Dexter hit a hat-trick as the U10s beat rivals Great Paxton 7-1. There were two for Jake Smith and one each for Charlie Bailey and Sean Haran.


A GOAL each for Bradley Maher and Caleb Sirot-Smith didn't stop the U12s losing out 4-2 to Girton Colts. Ashley Poole was MOTM for his defensive efforts.

Priory Parkside

THERE were four of the best from Thomas Fletcher as his U10F side beat Brampton Spartans Blue 9-1. Kieran Buck and MOTM Alfie McGuiness hit a pair each, while Alex Watson completed the scoring.

Gareth Ekins scored twice but didn't stop Priory U14C going down 3-2 to Hardwick.

Priory U10R let slip a comfortable 2-0 lead to end up 2-2 against a spirited KC Cougars. Priory controlled large parts of game with goals coming from Joe Fraser and Ryan Wood both set up by Harrison Upton in a MOTM midfield display.

Priory U11As beat Huntingdon Rowdies 8-1. James Thomas and Jake Trainell scored two each and there was one each for Tom Newton, Lee Adams, Ben Gibbins and Bradley Winfield.

Goals from Joe Parr and Owen Sargeant helped earn Priory U8Ps win 2-1 against Warboys, while the U10S side beat St Ives Rangers M 5-1.

The U11Bs won 9-2 at Godmanchester, thanks to hat-tricks from Ollie Simpson and Jay Lambert, two from Meeds and one for Alex Cane.

Liam Hemming won MOTM as the U15s slumped 5-0 to Hemingford, but the U14As won 8-1 at Cottenham. Sam Bristo and Sam Elias scored two each and there were singles for Alex Williams, Aiden London, Liam Nicholson and Josh Benson. Joe Dawborn won MOTM.


RORY Fenton scored twice on his debut as the U17s won 6-2 against Ely Crusaders. Mike Neil, Jake Cavilla, David Turnbull and Sean Hackett scored.

Rob Sayer scored the consolation for the U13A as they bowed out of the Hunts Cup to St Neots Youth 8-1.

Rams U12 took a share of the points in a 1-1 draw with Spartak 78B as they failed to put away their chances to win. Liam Parish notched for the Rams.

The U11s also took a share of the points and goals, drawing 3-3 with St Ives Rangers B. David Lane, Jordan Dover and Alfie West were all on target for the Rams.

Jack Napper and Daniel Wing found the net for the Rams U10B as they took a 2-2 result with St Ives S.

Rams U10A took a 3-3 draw with Huntingdon Rowdies. William Taylor bagged two and Zak Stevens got the other.

Evan McPartlin was on target for the Rams and hit the consolation as they went down 3-1 to Somersham Blue.

There were goals galore for the Rams U7 as they drew 4-4 against Warboys.


A HAT-TRICK from Sam Lomas helped the U7s win 9-1 at Alconbury Colts. MOTM Kian Ince and Louis Crisp scored two each and there was one apiece for George Davison and Bradley Moss.


THE U8 Blues won 3-1 against Ramsey with Joshua Miller winning MOTM in goal, while the U8 Oranges drew 5-5 with Fenstanton. Sam Jackson hit a hat-trick and there was one each for Matthew Ordish and MOTM Charlie Day.

St Ives Rangers

A GOAL from Sam Ferrante and MOTM effort from Harry McKeown didn't stop the U10Zs losing 4-1 to Buckden Juniors.

The U8s lost 5-2 to Sawtry, despite goalkeeper Andrew Jones' MOTM effort and goals from Jacob Martin and a Sawtry defender.

The U15 Girls lost out 7-0 to Peterborough Azures, and the U15Bs lost 7-5 to Royston Eagles despite a hat-trick for Michael Keeley, two for Addison Mallon and Glen Tilbrook's MOTM effort.

A goal from Doulton Kingston and MOTM performance from Adam Guitart didn't stop the U13Bs losing 3-1 to Sawtry, while the U13As beat Sawston 2-0 with goals from Hack Barber.

MOTM Anthony Oliver scored three and there was one for Adam Radley as the U14As beat Bluntisham Rangers 4-3, while the U11Bs drew 3-3 with Ramsey.

St Neots

MATTHEW Gilbert netted in the second minute to clinch a 1-0 win for the U11s against Biggleswade - Ben Hickling was MOTM.

The U16 Navy Blues beat Hitchin Youth 1-0 thanks to Keelan Raffill, while the U12Bs lost 4-3 to Chatteris despite two from Jamie Barker and MOTM Matt Dawson's conversion.

The U8s played three games at Royston, losing one 2-0, one 1-0 and drawing the other 1-1 thanks to a goal from Sam Cartwright.


HARRY England hit a hat-trick for the U7s as they drew 4-4 with Warboys - Harry Walker hit the other, while the U10s lost 2-0 to Graveley despite Sam Groom winning MOTM.

The U11s lost 5-1 to Bluntisham, with Farris Alston hitting the consolation and Callum Townsend winning MOTM.