Colts Football Round-Up: Week Nine
ALL the best action from across colts football. Under 9s Witchford 3 Soham Town 2 SOHAM made the most of a strong wind to take the lead in the first period. Witchford responded well after the break though, as goals from Toby Rowsell and Jordan Emm
ALL the best action from across colts football.
Soham Town 2
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SOHAM made the most of a strong wind to take the lead in the first period. Witchford responded well after the break though, as goals from Toby Rowsell and Jordan Emms made it 2-1 for Colts at half time.
The match remained tight as Soham equalised five minutes from the end and pushed for a winner. Colts sealed the points late on thanks to Emms' second.
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Witchford Colts 3
WITCHFORD made it three wins in a row with an emphatic victory away at RSSS. The deadlock was broken when Callum Munden got on the end of a three pass move to coolly side foot home. Ten minutes into the second half Munden's saved shot fell to Jack Curtis who forced the ball home. He then added his second and Witchford's third to seal the victory following a sweeping move down the left.
Newmarket Town 0
Ely Crusaders 7
SAM Scarborough gave Ely an early lead, slotting home Tom Funnels' through ball and from then on Crusaders dominated. Sam Felton's speculative attempt took the lead to two with Lewis Hook's clinical finish putting the visitor's three ahead.
Evan Jeckells converted with some style for Ely's fourth in the second half with further goals from Scarborough, Jake Butler and an own goal.
Haddenham Rovers Colts 2
Burwell Tigers 1
HADDENHAM Rovers stretched their unbeaten run to 25 games with a hard fought win over Burwell Tigers.
The deadlock was broken on 15 minutes when Akinwumi finished a superb run with a shot in off the post. Burwell, playing some neat football, equalised 10 minutes after the break, when they bundled in from a corner. Rovers weren't to be outdone though, and Akinwumi fired home to secure the win.
Bishops Stortford 6
THE home team proved too good for a plucky Witchford side.
The visitors spent a lot of the match defending their goal and the score could have been higher but for some good keeping from girl of the game Elizabeth Peacock. Witchford's only goal was scored by the ever reliable Katie Turner.
Isleham United 6
Over Sports 0
ISLEHAM ran out comfortable winners in a match that saw them dominate play from the first whistle. Aidan O' Brien went an impressive run to blast home the opening goal. Kieran Fitchett doubled Isleham's lead when he got on the end of Thomas Wade's ball before O'Brien fired home to make it 3-0 at the break. Scoring was completed in the second half courtesy of a Thomas Wade strike and a Cullum Wilkinson brace.
Haddenham Rovers 2
ROWAN Shergold unleashed a fierce shot from just outside the corner of the penalty area to open the scoring.
Mid way through the second half Waterbeach scored following a well delivered corner. After some tactical changes and with only eight minutes remaining Barrett latched on to a great through ball, used his pace, and perfectly placed the ball past the advancing keeper to seal the points.
Littleport Colts 1
A LACKLUSTRE Port lost out to Brampton in a game they should have won.
Port took the lead through Ryan Bamber who fired into the corner after good midfield play. A second goal could have seen Port take complete control but Brampton equalised when Port failed to clear, scrambling the ball home. Port never really got going throughout the second half and conceded a second goal, again through a failure to clear
Girton Colts 2
Littleport Town 3 (aet)
PORT secured their place in the cup final after a last minute extra time winner.
Littleport opened the scoring when Will Crisp finished off a good move and pass from midfield. Port continued to play well and a shot from Tom Beresford saw the visitors 2-0 up at half time. Girton came out the stronger side after the break and managed to score two quick goals to level the score line and force the game to extra time. Just as penalties were looking likely Beresford fired home a brilliant winning goal.
Saffron Walden 1
Soham Town Colts 7
TOWN avenged last week's loss to Saffron with a commanding 7-1 win.
Soham opened the scoring when Elliot Drewery was played though by Ollie Kerridge to slot home. Late in the half after a scramble in the Saffron box Ollie Kerridge smashed home from a wide angle to give Soham a 2-0 half time lead.
Soham came out flying in the second half and raced into a 3-0 lead which soon became 4-0 through Dan Whitwell. A Simon Murfitt freekick made it 5-0 with another Whitwell strike making it six. Liam Lewis completed the scoring late on as he fired home a rebound.