Wheathampstead Wanderers U14s make it eight straight wins
Youth football: Despite the atrocious weather Harpenden Colts U13s Rovers and Ware FC played some fine football as the teams battled to a 1-1 draw. Josh King scored for Rovers but a combination of woodwork and goalkeeper prevented additional goals. Capt
Youth football: Despite the atrocious weather Harpenden Colts U13s Rovers and Ware FC played some fine football as the teams battled to a 1-1 draw.
Josh King scored for Rovers but a combination of woodwork and goalkeeper prevented additional goals.
Captain Tom Marino was named Man of the Match.
Harvesters U12s South beat Gadeside 6-2 with goals from Billy Edmunds, Gabriel Connolly and James Smillie, and three from James Cleaver.
The U9s North won 6-3 in the County Cup against Cheshunt Youth thanks to a hat-trick from Benjamin Robinson and strikes from Louie Roberts, Ross Weaver and Alexander Banathy.
Harvesters U16s girls just missed out in a hard fought game losing 2-1 to Tottenham. Olivia Hassey scored the goal to level the scores at half time.
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Harvesters U10s girls somehow managed to lose a game they dominated for large periods. Luton scored three first half goals from their only three attempts of the game, leaving the girls a mountain to climb in the second period.
A superb volley from a corner by Eleanor Martin gave the girls hope, but they couldn't score any more which their play deserved.
A strong performance by London Colney Colts U13s saw them hold off AC Finchley with two goals from Darrius Wilding and Miraj Mistry sealing the win.
Colts U12s were made to pay for not converting any of their chances as they lost 1-0 to Alexandra Park South.
The U11s put in a very good team performance to beat Enfield Rangers 8-2.
Ryan Sutherland and Eden Clements-Killen both scored hat-tricks. Lennie Counsel and Man of the Match Alexander Journet completed the scoring.
Danny Diviney (two) and Alessandro Fardella netted as the Colts U10s went out in the third round of the Challenge Cup after losing 9-3 to Hemel Stags Aces.
Colts U8s continued with another strong performance away to Everett Rovers under difficult conditions. A bag full of goals came from Nathan Hossen, one from Louis Di Carlo and Shaheel Coorjee, scoring his first of the season.
Park Street Village U16s went down 2-1 to Abbots Youth with Alex Nicol scoring for Park Street.
PSV U9's overcame a strong Berkhamsted Raiders side to progress to the next round of the County Cup after Luke Gymer scored the only goal.
PSV U8s also played Berkhamsted Raiders with goals scored by Josh Parish and George Kershaw. Man of the Match was Josh Dooley and Eoin Canning.
St Albans Rangers U16s were beaten 8-1 by St Albans City Youth in the Hertfordshire Cup. The score was 2-0 at half time with Rangers playing some of their best football of the season. Rangers fell away in the last 10 minutes but did get a conciliation goal from Matt Farmer.
Rangers U15s produced their best performance of the season to win 3-0 at Chorleywood. Well taken goals from Owain Page (two) and Jack Woods were backed up by a superb display from goalkeeper Lewis Joiner.
The U14s finally got the better of Oakhill Tigers on this, their third match-up of the season winning 5-3.
Stevie Kench and Connor McGrath both scored twice and Omar Ech-Chadli also scored.
Callum Lawrence netted twice as the U9s Reds came from behind to win 4-3 against Hadley Rangers East. Louis Goosey and Scott Gentle also netted.
A fast, strong, start by Stevenage Bedwell Girls caught the U12s Rangers Belles by surprise. Despite battling against torrential rain, Rangers never gave up. The game was cut short due to bad weather with Bedwell winning 9-0.
Wheathampstead Wanderers U14s Sharks made it eight straight wins in eight league games with a 5-1 win over Ware Youth Blues. Toby Spooner netted twice, with Luke Birch, Steve Buckler and Tommy Fafowora also scoring.
The U7s played two exciting friendlies against Panshanger last Saturday.
All the players in all the teams played fantastically well with a lot of good skill shown from both sides. The Wheathampstead goals were scored by Cian Alexander (three), Joshua Faulkner (two) Jack Berridge (two) Charlie Hodder, Archie Bates, Ben Sanders, Charlie Desborough, Alfie Woodbridge and Oliver Cole.
After an exciting and well matched game, the 4th St Albans drew 1-1 with 18th Douthwaite. Adam Skinner opened the scoring for the 4th in the second half only for James Jarman to equalise.
Sandridge's Man of the Match, Matthew Potter, scored a hat trick in their 4-3 win over the 9th. The 9th's goals came from Ewun Wattley (two) and Isaac Keeley.
Joshua Farraway got Sandridge's fourth.
A competitive match saw 5th/13th record a great win against the 16th thanks to a hat-trick from Alf Cowley, and a brace each from Matthew Nash and Jonathan Cattermole.
2nd St Albans came away 6-1 winners at 18th Homewood thanks to goals from Billy Lawrence (three), Jamie Brown, Alfie Booth and Kyle Harris. Owen Ladbrook scored for the 18th, their first goal of the season.