Colts Football Roundup
COLTS football action from across the region. Under 11s Isleham United 0 Ely Crusaders 5 ELY dominated the early stages but a combination of good Isleham goalkeeping and some below par finishing kept the teams level for the first 20 minutes. Crusaders
COLTS football action from across the region.
Isleham United 0
Ely Crusaders 5
ELY dominated the early stages but a combination of good Isleham goalkeeping and some below par finishing kept the teams level for the first 20 minutes.
Crusaders claimed the lead through Lewis Hook who slotted the ball into the net from a tight angle.
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The second period saw Crusaders triple their advantage in a short space of time as Hook first spotted the Isleham keeper out of position and fired home then claimed his hat-trick with a cool left footed finish. With the Ely's domination finally paying dividends James Barrett tapped-in, after good work from Sam Felton, and Felton completed the scoring with a fine drive from distance.
Mepal Sports 4
Milton Colts 1
THE game started with end to end play and great passing between players enabled Elliot Martin to score the first goal.
Only a few minutes of play later Milton netted the equaliser. A corner by Jon Collins enabled Ben Blackburn to score for Mepal to take the lead. First timer Luke Merry then scored from a free kick to make it 3-1.
Mepal then found a break and Ben Blackburn netted to make the final score 4-1.
Haddenham Rovers Colts 1
Shelford & Stapleford Strikers 0
ROVERS returned to winning ways with a hard fought victory over Shelford & Stapleford.
Haddenham were the quickest out of the blocks and penned the visitors into their own half, forcing several corners and half chances. The only goal came 15 minutes into the second-half as Josh Lowe pulled back a cross for Matt Wright who hooked home.
Shelford & Stapleford rallied in the final minutes but Haddenham's back line held firm.
WITCHFORD secured a fine win in difficult conditions.
Matthew Loades turned the ball in for an early Witchford lead but the rest of the game was dominated by hard working defences. George Thoday and Nathan Parker put in particularly strong performances in the Witchford defence and it wasn't until the final minute that Witchford secured the win with Davie Thompson finishing a good passing move.
Isleham United 6
ISLEHAM scored a comfortable win with a superb all-round team performance. Isleham got into their stride early and opened the scoring on six minutes. Outwell replied following a corner.
Isleham came out after the break and immediately slotted in a second goal with Ross Grant-Royall rifling home soon after to make it 3-1. Isleham soon extended the lead to four and the scoring was completed when Jonno Threadgold and Connor Brand, netted.
Inter 08 1
WITCHFORD opened the game against nine men slowly and found themselves a goal down in the opening minutes.
It was left to Connor Meads to draw things level by getting on the end of a David Mayle cross. Meads saw his next shot hit the crossbar before deflecting back to Tommy Corlito to score. Corlito scored Witchford's next from the edge of the area before Spencer Saberton increased the lead from a free kick.
Witchford applied the pressure once more and were rewarded with a corner, Mayle got his foot to it to make it 5-1 and netted again soon after to make it six. Further goals from Saberton (3) Corlito, Eddie Bowles and Mayle secured the win.
Girton Colts 0
Littleport Town 3
PORT visited unbeaten Girton Colts and came away with a fine win.
Port took the lead after just five minutes as Cameron James floated over a fine cross for Tom Beresford to head into the net. Port continued to dominate the play and scored a second when Beresford latched onto a through ball and calmly chipped the keeper. The second half saw the hosts put the port defence under pressure but they stood firm with Ryan Woods outstanding at centre back. Port sealed the points when new signing Alister Musa scored.
Brampton Spartans 1
Soham Town Youth 2
TOWN got off to a bad start when Brampton won a corner in the opening seconds and smashed home.
Town then started to play and good work from Liam Bishop and Elliot Drewery on the flanks allowed Elliot Drewery to beat three players and poke the ball past the Brampton keeper.
In the second half town were attacking with the wind and slope and had a few more chances. In the dying minutes, a long ball was knocked down to Liam Bishop who charged down the right and sent a first time cross into the box which dropped into the net.