St Albans City Youth: Three coaches complete apprenticeships

Ben Barker and St Albans mayor Annie Brewster.

Ben Barker and St Albans mayor Annie Brewster. - Credit: Archant

Three St Albans City Youth coaches have completed their apprenticeships with the club.

St Albans City Youth in the Community's disability football festival.

St Albans City Youth in the Community's disability football festival. - Credit: Archant

Charlie Boswell and Matt Wyatt are now level three youth workers while Ben Kelly finished his level two certificate.

The level three enables Boswell and Wyatt to offer suitable support, mentoring and guidance to the club’s volunteers, some of which are as young as 14 years old.

Kelly plays an active role in the club’s disability section.

The club thanked Pro-Action Hatfield, North Herts College, Herts FA and The Schools in the area for supporting the St Albans City Youth Apprentice scheme.

Results: U16 West beat Bovingdon 3-0 thanks to a hat-trick from MOM Josh Bean.

Daniel Emovon scored a consolation goal for U14 North as they exited the County Cup at the hands of Broxbourne Borough. Oliver Hann was MOM.

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U12 West drew 1-1 with top of the table Berkhamsted Raiders. Will Reed put West ahead in the second half before they were pegged back. MOM was goalkeeper George Pelham.

U12 Orient scored three second-half goals in a 3-2 win over Tring Tornadoes. Joshua Cross scored all the goals and Peter Rock was MOM.

U11 West went down 5-1 against Austin Arrowheads in their first game of 2014. Luke Hill scored the goal. MOM was goalkeeper Joe Scragg.

Disability Football: St Albans City Youth in the Community is preparing for its second disability football festival of the year on February 22.

The first one ran on January 25 and was aimed at new players and those that were not quite ready for competitive matches.

Kelly Hancock, St Albans City & Nicolas Breakspear Sports Centre manager said: “It was great to see so many young people take part and having a good time.”

For more information on the next festival, contact Dave Wray on