St Albans Rangers One-Eights into last eight

PUBLISHED: 09:21 10 December 2009 | UPDATED: 14:44 06 May 2010

Youth football: HARVESTERS U15s South put in a good performance beating St Albans Rangers 3-2 after being 1-0 down at half time with goals from James Biggs, Ben Hine and Man of the Match Wilf Steward. Oliver Russell was Man of the Match and Ted Cook score

Youth football: HARVESTERS U15s South put in a good performance beating St Albans Rangers 3-2 after being 1-0 down at half time with goals from James Biggs, Ben Hine and Man of the Match Wilf Steward.

Oliver Russell was Man of the Match and Ted Cook scored for the U10s East as the team went down bravely 3-1 to St Albans Rangers.

The U10s girls went down 4-1 in a brilliant game of football in the mud of Regents Park against Hampstead.

Player of the Match Zoe Clarke was tremendous all game and set up Julia Clarke for the best goal of the match.

A superb performance from London Colney Colts U14s saw them undeservedly lose 3-0 to Watford Youth in one of the few matches to survive the weekend's weather.

An injury to Colts' goalkeeper early in the first half saw Akin Oyefusi take over between the sticks to give a Man of the Match performance.

Despite further injuries Colts battled and competed for the entire game and were unlucky not to score.

St Albans Rangers One-Eights overcome a boggy pitch, injuries and a dip in recent form to move through to the last eight of the League Cup.

Goals from Josh Towle (two) and Ben Parkes gave Rangers a comfortable 3-0 win. Stuart Mackenzie was Man of the Match.

The U18 Whites extended their lead at the top of the division with a robust 4-2 win over Pinner.

A deflected shot from captain Matt Kerr gave Rangers the lead and Man of the Match Matt Lawrence capitalised on a goalkeeping error to double the lead before Pinner pulled one back before half time.

In a feisty second half, Tom Pike smashed home the third goal and Jack Faulder finished off some neat interplay to coolly slot home the fourth.

Pinner managed to claw one back but it was too little too late.

The U15s lost 3-2 in a close game against Harvesters. The team put in a battling performance, with goals from Jack Woods and Oscar Gibbon, who won Man of the Match for his display.

Abbie Smith of Rangers U12s Belles drove through the first goal of the match against Garston Sharks to take the lead at half time with Hana Barnett belting in the next.

Rangers continued in top form with two more goals - one from Barrnett and one chipped in by Lily Rylands - to seal the win.

Brave Katie Moore deserved a mention for battling through the game with a heavy cold to support her team in victory.

Wheathampstead Wanderers U14s Sharks came from 2-1 down to defeat title rivals Bengeo Bengals 3-2.

Lukas Jennings crashed in Sharks' first over the keeper's head and centre-half Jake McKenna capped a superb display with two classy goals just when it looked as if Wanderers were going down to their first loss.

Charlie Gould was Man of the Match for an outstanding and tireless performance in midfield.

The U9s Sharks scored two goals within the last three minutes to earn a well deserved victory over Hoddesdon Town on Saturday. A stunning strike by Man of the Match James Mason and a last minute goal by Ben Yurkwich, secured the win.

Cub Scout Football: Six goals from Man of the Match, Finbar King, helped the 9th St Albans beat an understrength 1st St Albans 9-1. Finley Auld added two and Ewun Wattley one to complete the 9th's scoring. Oliver Wakeling grabbed the 1st's reply.

A strong 2nd ran out 9-1 winners against the 5/13th in a muddy encounter.

The 2nd had a two goal lead at half time but second half subs, Morgan Trotman and Man of the Match Alfie Booth (four) changed the game and the 2nd's went on to score seven more. The 5/13th never gave up and scored a well taken goal by Alf Cowley. Other scorers for the 2nd were Jamie Brown (two), Billy Lawrence (two), and Luke Meehan. The 5/13th man of the match was Matthew Chipperfield.

Goals from Matthew Potter (two), Matthew Turner, George Pettengell and Danield Shadbolt gave Sandridge a 5-1 win over 18th Homewood, whose goal came from Owen Ladbrook.


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