Crawford seals League Cup for City Youth

St Albans City Youth FC HARRY Crawford scored to seal a fine 2-1 win for the Under 16s North in the League Cup final against Southgate. An own goal put the Saints 1-0 up and Crawford made it two with a fine a low drive before Southgate replied late on.

St Albans City Youth FC

HARRY Crawford scored to seal a fine 2-1 win for the Under 16s North in the League Cup final against Southgate. An own goal put the Saints 1-0 up and Crawford made it two with a fine a low drive before Southgate replied late on. Luke Thatcher had a lively game for the North and almost added a third goal while James Yates curled a corner directly into the net only to see the effort ruled out for a foul.

North: Channing, Harris, Talbot, Ashcroft, Hiller, Armstrong, Galea, Thatcher, Norman, Magwood, Baker, Yates, Crawford.

An excellent hat trick from Tom Clark helped the Under 18s East to a 6-3 win against Berkhamsted Town. Adam Tester, Marcus Madden and Yasin Boodhoo also scored.


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The Under 18s North lost 2-1 to Nascot Wood Rangers but were unfortunate with Ollie Sharp and Jamie Telford both striking the woodwork. George Simpson scored for the North.

Louis Gray and Dan Hayes scored a goal each for the Under 16s West but they lost 5-2 at Bushey Rangers.

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