Spartans’ double books cup place

BRAMPTON Spartans U7s played in the second round of the Cambridge FA Tournament at the weekend, winning both their games to book their place in the next round. In the first match, Spartans took on Burwell Tigers, taking a 6-3 win after a good performance

BRAMPTON Spartans U7s played in the second round of the Cambridge FA Tournament at the weekend, winning both their games to book their place in the next round.

In the first match, Spartans took on Burwell Tigers, taking a 6-3 win after a good performance.

Spartans pressured from the kick-off, with Tom Snare scoring early-on.

The Tigers equalised soon after but Snare restored the lead with his second goal, before Art Lucas added another.


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Harry Wood scored straight after before William Dines-Allen added another to put Brampton comfortably ahead.

Tigers rallied with a goal soon afterwards but Dines-Allen scored his second to restore Brampton's cushion.

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Tigers hit back with another in the dying minutes, but by then Brampton had sealed the win.

In their second match, Brampton beat Cambourne Rovers 5-1 in an impressive display.

Despite having to defend early-on, Spartans took the opening goal through Snare.

Wood then chipped the keeper to double the advantage.

Dines-Allen then came close before Cambourne nearly scored on the counter.

Ross Sales cleared the ball, which found Dines-Allen who went on a solo run to score Brampton's third.

Rovers came back with a goal but another goal from Dines-Allen cancelled it out soon after.

Cambourne came close after that, but their match was summed up when they scored an own-goal late-on.

SQUAD: Lucas Arts, William Dines-Allen, Michael Hazle, Lewis Pedder, Ross Sales, James Shaw, Archie Smith, Tom Snare, Charlie West, Jake Winterburn, Harry Wood.

GODMANCHESTER Rovers U12As rounded off their season with an emphatic 8-1 win over Spartak 78.

Neither side could get the upper-hand in the first half, with the teams going into the break with one goal apiece.

Rovers came out determined in the second half, scoring an impressive seven more goals to take the win.

Jamie Crook and Chris Osborne scored a brace apiece while Ryan Palmer, Jack Harwood, Omar Ickin and MoM Rick Knaepel scored the others.

Harwood took the Manager's Player of the Season award after the game, with Osborne taking the Players' Player award and Marwan Hassan picking up the Most Improved Player award.

SQUAD: Joe Brennan, Jamie Crook, Jack Carson, Fraser Gant, Jack Harwood, Marwan Hassan, Omar Ickin, Rick Knaepel, Robert Lowin, Chris Osborne, Ryan Plamer, Scott Rogers, Callum Walters.

GODDY U10Bs met St Neots Saints for a friendly fixture, coming away disappointed after a 5-0 defeat.

Goddy played with spirit, but just couldn't find their way past the Saints defence.

Harley Green narrowly missed scoring after a spectacular side-on shot set up by Jake Burill and Tim Gladding.

MoM was captain Jason Haslop for his solid defending.

The Kimberley Cup was awarded to goalie Benedict Brien.

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

Players needed

ALCONBURY Colts are looking for new players to join their U6s and U7s squads for next season.

Trials will be held at Alconbury Sports and Social Club on Saturday 17 and Saturday 22 June from 9-10.30am.

INFORMATION: Parents of interested players can contact Mike Brooks (01480 891733 or mikeandkaren.brooks@virgin.net) or Glen Dawson (07725 404869 or dawleys@yahoo.co.uk).

SAWTRY are looking to strengthen their U11s side for the forthcoming season.

INFORMATION: Parents of interested players should contact Kevin Conneely at on 01487 834403 or e-mail kevconneely@tiscali.co.uk.

PLAYERS are needed for Warboys Under 17s football team. The team meets at Forge Way, Warboys training Wednesdays from 7pm to 8.30pm and matches are on Sundays in the season. Training goes on all year.

INFORMATION: Contact Pete Upshall on 01487 824062.

BUCKDEN Junior FC is holding trials for next season at Buckden Millenium Field from 10am to 1pm on Sunday 4 June.

The Club is looking boys for their U8s, U9s, U10s, U11s and U13s squads and girls for the U12s and U14s.

The Club is also looking to form a new girls team and would encourage girls between the ages of seven and ten interested in playing to attend.

INFORMATION: Parents should contact Malcolm Burton on 01480 811362 or by e-mail at burton.ms@btopenworld.com.

SOS Ladies FC are looking for players from the ages of 13 to 16 to join their growing squad.

Trials will be held at Riverside Park, Huntingdon, on Saturday 4 June from 10am until midday.

INFORMATION: Interested players should contact either Peter (07786 664168 or james.kennerley@ntlworld.com) or Graeme (07976 790789 or gratina@fsbdial.co.uk).

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