Colts just edge past Tigers to seal their cup final berth
PUBLISHED: 13:22 19 March 2008 | UPDATED: 10:20 04 May 2010
Under-11 Soham Town Colts 2 Burwell Tigers 1 SOHAM moved into the final of the Cambs Mini-League Under-11 Cup with a crunching performance in front of their home supporters. They started the first half well but neither side managed to score. Soham struc
Soham Town Colts 2 Burwell Tigers 1
SOHAM moved into the final of the Cambs Mini-League Under-11 Cup with a crunching performance in front of their home supporters.
They started the first half well but neither side managed to score.
Soham struck first in the second half through Kieran Fuller strike, and although Burwell pushed forward the couldn't get back on terms.
Turpin worked the ball well for Hutchison to add a second for Soham, and although Burwell had time to fire a free kick into the area and tap in a consolation goal it was Soham who won the tie. Man of the Match: Sean Turner.
Aztecs 1 Littleport Town Colts 1
Littleport produced one of their best football displays away to Aztecs.
With only 10 men on the field, the willing running of Littleport's Tom Wakefield, Colt Harvey and Harlee Cater caused the home defence problems.
Aztecs scored just on half time, but 'Port played the entire second half in the home team's territory.
With around five minutes remaining Harvey scored the equaliser.
Haddenham Rovers Colts 2
HADDENHAM Rovers Colts came from behind to secure an excellent three points and confirm at least a top four league finish.
Both teams produced some super passing football in the first half, with Needingworth eventually taking the lead on 19 minutes after Haddenham failed to clear a corner. Playing against the wind and slope in the second half, Haddenham dominated, the equaliser coming from Matt Morton and their winner came coming eight minutes from tune through Barrett.
Under 12 Girls Cup
Witchford 3 Bar Hill 1
BAR Hill had most of the play from the start, with Witchford having to defend. Hannah Dewey scored first to put the home team in front at half time however, and in the second half Dewey grabbed her second from a Minall cross.
Bar Hill pulled one back with a scrambled goal from a corner, and Witchford 'keeper Megan Holden was kept busy thereafter, making some good saves before girl-of-the-game Dewey secured her hat trick with a shot from outside the box.
Witchford: Megan Holden, Hannah Dewey, Chloe Minall, Chloe Mynott, Zoe MacDonald, Sarah Lappin, Hollie Augustus, Rebecce Lowe, Georgia Day, Leanne Wilding, Eleanor Grace, Esme Wright.
Stretham Sporting 4 Balsham Colts 2
STRETHAM came back from two goals down to win a thrilling encounter at the Recreation Ground.
With only eight minutes to go it looked grim for the home side at 2-0 down, but four minutes later they were 3-2 up and still had time to get a fourth before the end.
Will Crisp scored twice to level for Stretham, with George Carroll striking the third. Crisp then completed his hat-trick as Stretham took all three points.
Saffron Walden B 1 Littleport Town 18
'PORT played away at Saffron Walden in very wet conditions but still managed to play some good attacking football in this very comfortable win.
The first half saw Port 8-1 up with goals from Nico Bishop (5), Ezra Collins, Ben Jewitt plus an own goal, although the hosts did get on the score sheet through an own goal from defender Jake Kennedy.
The second half was more of the same from 'Port with Bishop netting four more.
Other goals were scored by Joseph Murfitt, Ezra Collins, two from Carl Lightfoot and another own goal.
Soham United Res 4 Ely Crusaders 1
ELY scored first in this encounter but this spurred Soham on in their determination bid for Division 3B survival.
Jason Parker scored Soham's equaliser, and in the second half Soham's Ali Masabaha scored from 25 yards. Ely could not score again and Soham finished the game with another goal for a 4-1 lead and all three points.