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ALL the best action from across Colts Football Under 10s Saffron Walden B 1 Haddenham Rovers Colts 1 (aet) (Haddenham won 4-2 on penalties) ROVERS rounded off a superb season with victory in the cup final against Saffron Walden. In the opening
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Saffron Walden B 1
Haddenham Rovers Colts 1 (aet)
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(Haddenham won 4-2 on penalties)
ROVERS rounded off a superb season with victory in the cup final against Saffron Walden.
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In the opening half two evenly matched teams played some super football. The breakthrough came on 13 minutes when Akinwumi latched onto Will Darlington's long goal clearance to slot past the Walden keeper.
In the second half Walden stepped up the pace and equalised seven minutes in when a speculative long range shot eluded Darlington in the Rovers goal.
In extra time Haddenham looked the stronger, but a were denied a goal when Lowe crashed a shot against the bar from eight yards.
With the match sent to penalties, both keepers performed superbly but it was Darlington who proved the hero as he saved a crucial final kick.
Newmarket A 1
Witchford U10 4
WITCHFORD finished the season with a comfortable win at Newmarket.
Despite dominating the early exchanges Witchford fell behind to a breakaway a goal but soon restored parity through Adam Jay.
Fine passing play saw Witchford move ahead as Jack Curtis curled home.
Witchford were now playing good pass and move football and were rewarded with a third goal by Callum Munden midway through the second half. Jack Curtis made it four with his second, a scambled effort following a corner in the dying minutes.
Sutton Rangers 0
Ely Crusaders 5
ELY finished their season with a good win away at Sutton Rangers.
Ely broke the dealcok midway through the half when Jordan Marstons corner was expertly volleyed into the Sutton goal by Edward Frodsham.
The relief of scoring seemed to invigorate the away team and they began the second-half with a renewed confidence, which soon translated into goals as Jake Butler and Alex Brown provide the finishing touches to some good passing play. James Barrett claimed the final two goals.
Peterborough Diamonds 3
WITCHFORD took the game to Peterborough the first 20 minutes with Katie Turner making some good runs.
The breakthrough came for Peterborough when a corner was deflected in, Witchford dropped their heads a bit and allowed Peterborough to play and get a second, despite some great keeping from Lizzie Peacock.
Witchford fought hard to get an equaliser, hitting the woodwork and having several goal mouth scrambles, but Peterborough managed to get a breakaway goal to seal a flattering win.
Ely City 4
AN early goal from Ely and an own goal saw Isleham trailing by two goals after seven minutes.
Isleham stepped up the pace and linked well with Liam Markwell, Hanif Osman, Connor Smacchi and Thomas Griffin working hard at the back.
After the break Isleham pushed hard and were rewarded when Aidan O'Brien finished with a well placed shot. Isleham added another through Thomas Wade who rifled the ball into the back of the net to level. Ely hit back to regain the lead and then scored again.
Littleport Town 2
Swavesey Spartans 2 (aet)
(Littleport won 4-3 on penalties)
PORT secured their second promotion in two seasons with a hard fought win in the cup final against Swavesey Spartans.
Swavesey created the best chances early on but Port keeper Jake Dockerill was in fine form. The second half was far more open with both teams playing good football and Port took the lead following a fine finish from Tom Beresford.
Swavesey equalised as Port's confidence took a dip and they took the lead soon after. Port picked themselves up though and equalised through Will Crisp.
After a goalless extra-time the match went to penalties and a deciding last penalty by Carl Lightfoot sealed the win.
Haddenham: Will Darlington, Nick Threadgold, Joseph Alsop, Charlie Tunnell, Matthew Wright, Kieran Petty, Jake Alsop, Ollie Johnson, Josh Lowe, Joshua Akinwumi Photo: SUPPLIED
Littleport: Jake Dockerill, Ben Hawkins, Jake Kennedy(c), Camaron James, Carl Lightfoot, Joe Murfitt, Will Crisp, Luke Thompson, Charlie Bowditch, Josh Brown, Tom Beresford.