Youth football: Colts in seventh heaven after win

Hemingford Colts THE U13s progressed to the next round of the KO Cup, with a magnificent 7-2 win over Mildenhall. Goals from Liam Hemming (2), Alex Browne (2), George Welch, Alex Mount and Daniel Lew gave the hosts the win. MoM was right-back George Welch

Hemingford Colts

THE U13s progressed to the next round of the KO Cup, with a magnificent 7-2 win over Mildenhall.

Goals from Liam Hemming (2), Alex Browne (2), George Welch, Alex Mount and Daniel Lew gave the hosts the win. MoM was right-back George Welch.

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


THE U13s bowed out of the cup after losing a hard fought match, 3-1, to St Ives.

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David Titley put them one up before Ives hit back with three goals. Jamie Doyle was named MoM for an excellent performance at the back.

SQUAD: Callum Howlett, Jamie Doyle, Aaron Morgan, Matthew Pywowar, David Titley, James Gritton, Tom Hunt, Sam Boalch, Alex Frost, Paul McFarlane, Bobby Turner, Sam Marsh, Matthew Murphy, Charlie Clay-Myers, Sam Sweek.

ALCONBURY U9s played passages of excellent passing football against a plucky Priory A, resulting in a comprehensive 6-1 victory. Goals came from Sam Brooks (2), Luke Moffett, Jordan Hill, Danny Mulgrew and Jamie Rutter. MoM went to the whole team.

SQUAD: Mark, Danny Mulgrew, Luke Moffett, Connor Sapsford, Jaimie Rutter, Jordan Hill, Sam Brooks, Luke Oliver, Dillon.

Bluntisham Rangers

A GOOD start for Blunty U14Bs, which saw them 3-1 up at the break, only resulted in a point after Witchford had rallied after the interval to snatch a 4-4 draw.

Alex Parsons and Sam Scales got two each for Rangers in a game that they might have won.

THE U12Bs battled hard against Mildenhall, but the Suffolk side were far stronger on the day and recorded a comfortable win.

A consolation goal from Jack Moulds was a positive to take from the game, as was the goalkeeping display of MoM Peter Liddle.

BLUNTISHAM U11s came back from 2-1 down at the break against Cherry Hinton Lions to record a memorable 3-2 win.

Blunty's first half goal was scored by Mathew Worrall but two second half strikes from George Young gave Rangers a fine win.

BLUNTISHAM U9As couldn't get going against Willingham and lost 5-0, despite creating chances of their own and a superb MoM display by keeper Ian Liddle.

THE U9Bs managed to see off Girton Rangers, 7-6, in what was a thrilling, end-to-end game.

Girton went 2-0 up but Blunty were soon back on level terms with goals from Lewis Bowcutt and Jamie Bluff.

However, Girton went in to the break 3-2 ahead to give Blunty plenty to do in the second half, a task made harder as Girton added another soon after the interval.

Blunty hauled themselves back in the game when Alex Davey pounced on a Lewis Bowcutt cross.

However, Girton scored two quick goals to give them what looked like an unassailable lead before Blunty fought back and strikes from the rampaging Bowcutt and a hat-trick from Jamie Bluff sealed the win.

Brampton Spartans

SPARTANS U12s extended their run of unbeaten games to three, with a good 3-3 draw with St Ives B.

Spartans were in front on three occasions, only for the visitors to peg them back each time. The goals came from Tim Major and two from Jake Shepherd, who led the line superbly, and he shared the MoM award with Ben Greenall, who performed

excellently in defence.

SQUAD: Tom Davies, Harrison Hinde, Joe Hamblin, Max Lines, Liam Robinson, Jack Kenmir, Ben Greenall, "Chippy" Richards, Robert Ellington, Kieran Priest, Josh Read, Will Kenmir, Jake Shepherd, Tim Major.


THE U9 Falcons fought back from 2-0 down to secure a 6-2 win in a thrilling game against St Ives S.

Goals came from MoM Jake Trainell (4), Charlie Ling and Ben Evans.

THE U10 Hawks played in the cup against Priory A and in a tough game, lost 8-0, despite a decent display of passing football.

SQUAD: Ben Burton, Joe Cowles, Josh Draper, Alec Jewell, Matt Luscombe, Ryan Lynch, Lewis Medlow, Jordan Perry, Finn Sadlier, Joseph Shore.

THE U12 Buzzards beat Priory 3-1, after going a goal down. MoM Ben Salmon got the Buzzards back on level terms before further goals from Tom Wright and another Salmon strike secured the points for Buckden.

SQUAD: Josh Owen, James Freeman, Ben Salmon, Tom Gosschalk, James Horne, Sam Breacker, Joe Pengelly, Toby Pleasants, Tom Wright, Matt Carpenter, Tom Willmott, Harry Buchanan.

Godmanchester Rovers

DESPITE going a goal down early on, Godmanchester Girls U13 knocked St Ives out of the Cup, with a convincing 3-1 win.

A tremendous fight back began with Alys Moore smashing home Ellie Wallis' high lob into the area.

In the second half, Kelly Holliday put Goddy 2-1 up with a cool finish, and she showed good composure in front of goal with a fine finish for Goddy's third.

SQUAD: Maddie Thornton, Grace Longstaff, Chelsea Sarath, Lucy 'George' Sheldrake, Ellie King, Kelly Holliday, Katie Thomas, Lucy Sheeran, Ellie Wallis, Lucy Parker, Emma Ladlow, Cherish Sibanda, Alys Moore.

THE U16As won 9-1 away at Bar Hill, with goals from David Barratt (5), Ed Gee, Keith Webb, Harry Toca and Olly Ramos.

SQUAD: Stuart Clayton, Will Mayes, Sam Paget, Ed Gee, Tim Smith, Alex McCarthy, Keith Webb, David Barratt, Javan Hirst, Aeron Elsom, David Jobe, Harry Toca, Olly Ramos, Craig Johnston.

THE U12Bs beat Duxford 5-3 to continue their recent impressive run, courtesy of goals from Andrew Burling, Jack McConnell, Max West and Louis Jones, plus an own goal. MoM was Oliver Le Farge.

SQUAD: Darius Kwong, Peter Sutton, Oliver Le Farge, Ryan Page, Lewis Hammond, Andrew Burling, Jack Skelton, Jack McConnell, Alex Murray, Max West, Louis Jones, Michael Steed.

DESPITE a superb all-round team performance, Rovers U12Cs went down 7-0 at home to Witchford.

Witchford were 4-0 down at the break, and the heavy conditions further hindered the home side as they conceded a further three goals in the second half. MoM was goalkeeper Liam Brading.

SQUAD: Harry Darer, Glen Johnstone, Ryan Phillips, Nik Pierlejewski, Jonathan Arnold, Elliot Ashmead, Liam Brading, Rory Atkinson, Oliver Notley, Ross Desborough, Benjamin Ricketts, Calvin George.

IN subzero conditions, Godmanchester U11Bs scored first against Rowdies, but eventually lost 2-1, crashing out of the Cup.

Harry Oates gave Rovers the lead after just five minutes, but Rowdies scored two goals in quick succession in the second half to progress to the next round.

Rovers' Toby Deller picked up the MoM award, while Will Collett collected the manager's award.

SQUAD: Stuart Wren, Toby Deller,, Will Collett, Harry Oates, Robert Lynch, Ben Smith, Joe Cox, Callum Parker, Tom Hodgson, Henry Warren.

ROVERS U10Bs met Priory Parkside in the Hunts Mini Soccer Cup. The young side were unlucky on the day, losing 15-0 against a good Priory side. MoM was Jamie Wick for his sterling efforts and good sportsmanship.

SQUAD: Millie Harris, Mike O'Conner, James Harris, Harrison Maggs, Harriette Tillot, Tom Marrion, Jake Burrill, Tim Gladding, Harley Green, Jamie Wick, Jason Haslop.

ROVERS U10Cs scored a total of five goals in three games in a friendly tournament with Saint Neots and Alconbury.

They won their first two games 3-0 and 1-0 and lost their final game 2-1. Simon Zientek bagged a brace and Kieran Bruce, Jamie Worrall and Sean Olley all scored one apiece. MoM was Jamie Worrall.

SQUAD: Kieran Bruce, Max Elliott, Scott Johnston, Cameron Macleod, Sean Olley, Aaron Riseley, Jamie Worrall, Simon Zientek.

A MUCH improved Rovers U9s put in a great display and got a well deserved win, beating Buckden Eagles 8-0.

Dynamic midfielder William Anderson, who was the MoM, smashed a first half hat-trick and further goals from Sam Buddle (2) Haydon Noble (2) and Nathan Paine gave Goddy the win.

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

Huntingdon Rowdies

TEN-MAN Rowdies U12s played with great determination to hold top of the table Haverhill until midway through the second half, but eventually gave way to constant pressure losing out 5-2. Consolation goals came from Jake Thornton and Tom Dixon and MoM was Jordan Gillbanks.

SQUAD: Richard Brandon, Louis Clarke, Daniel Coles, Reece Crowsen, Tom Dixon, Matt Gaynor, Jordon Gillbanks, Adam Naylor, Jake Thornton, Elliott Webber.

ROWDIES U11Bs had a break from their league campaign when they entertained a very strong Godmanchester Rovers A team and suffered a 5-0 defeat.

The Rowdies were unfortunate to go in at the break 1-0 down, but Rovers sealed the win with four second half goals. MoM was Joe Bennett.

SQUAD: Connor Gordon, Ben Durrant, Jake Leonce, Harry Hackett, Ryan Edwards, Joe Bennett, Craig Holliday, Zack Moore, Jackson Stocker, Jordan Carver, Dominic Sibanda, Billie Barbary, Harvey Kitchin, Jonathan Knight, Harry Grimwood, Megan Stow.

Priory Parkside

PRIORY U12Bs beat Little Paxton 4-0, courtesy of a Andrew Laverty hat-trick and one from Joseph Kokotka, who was playing his 100th game for the club.

Kokotka and Matthew Nicholson, who has also racked up a century of appearances, were presented with special mementos of the day. MoM was Karl Samal.

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

PRIORY U11Bs crashed out of the KO Cup, losing 7-0 away at Ramsey. Priory battled strongly in the first half and trailed 1-0 at half time, but the sloping pitch and the higher grade opposition proved too much. MoM went to Luke Severn.

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

THE U10As stormed into the next round of the cup with a convincing 8-0 win over Buckden.

Priory took the lead early through Mayson Byatt, who went on to claim a hat-trick, with further goals from Macaulay Clark (2), Michael Robinson, Ryan Barnett and Sammy Williams sealing the victory. MoM were Sammy Williams and Connor Hehir.

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

PRIORY U9As beat Sawtry 3-1, with goals from Callum Stockwell, Jay Lambert and Alex Cane. Sawtry pulled a goal back very late on, but solid defending ensured another Priory victory.

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


THE U14s saw their way through to the next round of the cup, beating Comberton 3-0. Ricky Darlow, Tom Power and Janaghan Sivakumar were all on target for the Rams.

SQUAD: Sam Palmer, Haydn Bailey, Alex Brookmyre, Simon Cafferkey, Jake Blundell, Sam Copeland, David MArshall, Arron Martin, Tom Power, Ricky Darlow, Jourdan Webb, Travis Anderson, Janaghan Sivakumar.

RAMS U11s saw their way through to the next round of the Cup, beating Priory Parkside B 7-0, with goals from Robert Sayer (2), Scott Duncan(2) and Reuben Taylor (2) who also claimed MoM for an energetic performance. Andrew Shaw notched the other.

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

THE U10 As and Bs faced each other in the mini soccer cup at the weekend and, despite a MoM display from Johanna Naismith from the Bs, the As ran out 2-0 winners thanks to a brace from Chris Redshaw.

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

Rams B: Lewis Nicholls, Johanna Naismith, Gage Webb, Luke Jenkins, Jake Galloway, Cameron Eley, Kyle Ferrier, Rhys Abraham, Toby Dewar, Oliver Papworth.


DESPITE a spirited second half performance, the U11s went down 3-1 at home to Abbey Athletic Gold.

In a close game, Josh Rosser got the Sawtry goal and Ryan Smith was MoM.

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

THE Yellow Sox U10s lost 1-0 against St Ives despite a MoM performance from Michael Bean.

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

THE Bluesox U10 progressed to the next round of the KO Cup, with a 4-1 win over Graveley.

They took the lead early with a Ryan McCurdy goal, and added two more, a second from McCurdy and the third by Daniel Godward before half time. Sawtry sealed the win after the break when Godward found the net.

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

St Ives Rangers

DESPITE dominating the first half, Rangers U13 Girls failed to capitalise on their goalscoring opportunities and Godmanchester sealed a 3-1 win with two second half goals. Rangers' only goal was scored by Holly Knott.

SQUAD: Emma Blanchard, Jasmine Hughes, Jade Skerritt, Lauren Davis, Nicky Bacon, Hannah Markus, Anna Murphy, Ailish Howard, Hannah Goulding, Lauren Johnson, Anna Harper, Laura Davis, Anna Murphy, Maddie Triggs.

RANGERS U13As proved to be too strong for Sawston Youth, winning 15-0, with goals from Sam Davies (6), Will Lygo (5), Jake Asby (2), Danny Bond and Simon


RANGERS U13Bs continued their progress in the KO Cup, winning 3-1 away to Alconbury Colts.

Goals came from MoM Craig Walters (2) and Johnny Peacock.

RANGERS U10P earned a place in the quarter-finals of the league cup, with a 1-0 win away to a hard working Sawtry Yellow Sox.

Keeper Ben Jordan produced a fine save to keep Sawtry at bay, before a neat flick on from Danny Bell set up Callum Walker who volleyed home the winning goal for Rangers.

MoM was awarded to Ben Crocker.

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

St Neots

THE U14s won their eighth game on the trot, with a 1-0 win over Godmanchester.

The goal came from Jessie Bettle. Jon-Jo Smith was awarded the MoM award.

SQUAD: Josh Whyte, Emerson White, Keelin Raffell, Jon-Jo Smith, Shane Smith, Dan Neilson, Gerry Horner, Jamie Page, Jessie Bettle, Daryl Shorthall, Jo Salvio, Bill Calver, Carl Lofty,


THE U8 Blues played Arlesey and, despite dominating a lot of the match, went down


A changed side due to unavailable players did not affect the team and the lads' work rate and commitment was outstanding.

The goal came from Ben Bradbury and MoM was Daniel Salmon.

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

THE White Team played the same Arlesey side and were on the right end of a 5-0


The team was also changed, but again some excellent teamwork was shown and this helped the team to victory in the tough


The Goals came from Sam Cooke, Josh Rea, Ben Bradbury and two from MoM Joe Keech.

SQUAD: Daniel Salmon, Cain Fabray, Reece Newland, Charlie Gough, Josh Rea, Sam Cooke, Joe Keech, Ashley Salmon, Ben Bradbury.