Successful season for St Albans City Youth celebrated at award ceremonies
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St Albans City Youth celebrated yet another fantastic season with their annual presentation day recently.
The 47th running of the event took place at the Alban Arena and the size and stature of the club was very much evident as it took three packed sessions to fit in over 70 teams.
Among the guests of honour were the mayor and deputy mayor of St Albans, Councillors Rosemary Farmer and Brian Gibbard.
Also in attendance were the club’s patron Annie Brewster and Nick Perchard, a former player and now head of community for the FA, England C manager Paul Fairclough, club chairman Mervyn Morgan and trustees Ian Woods, Laurence Levy, Sarah Kropman, Geoff Watts and Lesley Wray.
The presentation party was made up with Lord Tom McNally and club press secretary Terry Edwards.
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Awards were given to each team’s player of the year as well as those players who have reached the impressive milestones of 100 and 200 games for the club.
The final presentation of a bouquet of flowers went to Rosemary Farmer, Annie Brewster, Lesley Wray (treasurer), Sandra Morgan, Sarah Kropman (trustee & U18 girls’ manager) and Lisa Gosling.
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St Albans City Youth
2017/18 Roll of Honour
Player of the year (girls): Sacha Davies (U8); Lucy Hosty (U9 Central); Rachel Kincaid and Verity Lobina (U9 North); Emma Bracey and Scarlett Robb (U10); Ruby Littlechild (U11 North); Ava Rose (U12 South); Ruby Tickner (U13 North); Littlechild (U13 South); Zoe Cowan (U14); Anna Gifford (U15); Ffion Williams (U16); Sophie Hegerty (U17); Kate Chamberlain and Isabelle Poole (U18).
Player of the year: Bailey Fennel (U8 East); Leo Antcliffe and Noah Fox (U8 North); Finlay Seabrook (U8 South); Bertie Bachmann (U8 West); Eddie Hearn (U9 Central); Tom Luckhurst (U9 East); Lucas Scott (U9 Romans); Daniel Tiffen (U9 South); Ben Burt (U9 West); Jayden Nevers-Wright (U10 Central); Samuel Philpot (U10 East); Matthew Baker (U10 North); Alfie Long (U10 Orient); Jacob Thomas (U10 South); Toby Short (U10 West); Jake Lee (U11 Arrows); Stephen Tchoudi (U11 Central); Asa Stewart-Harris (U11 East); Desidiro (U11 Orient); Tom Bailey (U11 Romans); James Beasley (U11 South); Eduardo Costa and Isaam Jamil (U11 Spartans); Matthew Gosling (U11 West); Charlie Gunthardt (U12 Boreal); Jack Bromwich and Matthew Penfold (U12 Central); Archie Bentley (U12 Orient); Cameron Choudhury and Alex Duffy (U12 South); Alex Strazza (U12 Victoria); Archie Connolly (U12 West); Wesley Mudziviri (U13 East); Ben Freestone (U13 North); Mackenzie Gibson (U13 South); Caleb Ezequiel (U13 West); Tom Durrant (U14 Boreal); Finlay Thomas (U14 East Yellow); Andrew Gentle and Tyler Cadiou-McCarthy (U14 North); Tyler Channer (U14 South); Jack Percy (U15 Central); Anton Sahota (U15 East); Sam Parker (U15 North); Tom Cox (U15 Orient); Louis Baker-Madec and Kyle Rogers (U15 South); Sam Pollard (U15 West); Ben Spencer (U16 East); Thomas Geller (U16 EJA); Ben Dimmock (U18 North); Matt Turner (U18 Orient); Scott Gentle (U18 South).
Player of the year (disability): Chris Thomas (young player); Tom Christmas and Billy Edmunds (junior player).
100 game awards: William Austin; Dan Augustine; Oscar Bell; William Bennett; Matthew Bleakley; Thomas Boca-Mapp; Mustaqim Boksh; Jamie Breen; Kate Chamberlain; Thomas Couling; Henry Cousins; Dennis Cranwick; Noor Dajani; Zak Davies; Thomas Dodd; Martin Flore; Ben Freestone; Daniel Gant; Laura Gifford; Melissa Godino; Tom Griffiths; Alex Hails; Jonathan Hargreaves; Jamie Hilton; Archie Hobbs; Kai Hobbs; Eleanor Jenkins; Harry Jenkins; Morgan Jones; Eleanor Keating; Luka Kershaw; Joshua Killick; Hannah Martin; Tom Merritt; Nico Mohan; Lucas Osborne; Charlie Parks; Jack Raffo; Freddie Roe; Matthew Small; Aiden Smith; Luke Smith; Ben Sommerbauer; Benjy Stone; Kai Takahashi; Finley Tetlow; Billy Todd; Isobel Todd; Joe Varney; Sophia Veal; Nasir Zaman.
200 game awards: Guiseppe Basile; Robert Brown; Ben Dimmock; Nathan Gosling; Mary Leach; Joe Moss; Joshua Penning; Isabelle Poole; Elliot Smith; Tom Carmichael; James Lawrence; Billy Owen; Jarvis Wilkins.