Gallery: Colts Football Round-up
PUBLISHED: 14:54 15 April 2008 | UPDATED: 10:20 04 May 2010
COLTS FOOTBALL Under-7 Littleport 2 Ely Crusaders 1 LITTLEPORT and Ely played out a tremendous game. Ely went ahead from bad marking at a corner but Port were soon level through Ellis Yearn. Yearn, Calvin Locke and Finn Cater were the pick of the Port
Littleport 2 Ely Crusaders 1
LITTLEPORT and Ely played out a tremendous game.
Ely went ahead from bad marking at a corner but 'Port were soon level through Ellis Yearn. Yearn, Calvin Locke and Finn Cater were the pick of the 'Port players.
Waterbeach Colts 3 Ely Crusaders 5
WATERBEACH opened the scoring and Ely replied within a few minutes from Josh Crowe-Haylett.
The match was heading for a draw when Brandon Ford put Ely in front and Crowe-Haylett completed his hat-trick to make the final score 5-3.
Mepal 5 Stretham 2
Newmarket Town A 2 Littleport Town 3
LITTLEPORT became the only team to beat Newmarket on home soil this season.
Witchford 5 Soham Utd 4
SOHAM took an early lead but Witchford grabbed an equaliser through Ben Lymer. Callum Munden hit two more for Witchford and Jack Curtis added a fourth, but Soham piled on the pressure and levelled the game at 4-4.
As the final few minutes ticked away and a draw looked likely, Witchford snatched the win courtesy of an own goal.
Haddenham Rovers Colts 2 Mepal 0
The hosts led on nine minutes through Matt Wright, and then increased their lead through Josh Akinwumi.
Ely Crusaders 15 Newmarket Town A 1
AN early spree by Crusaders ensured a good result, with goals from Tom Funnell, Sam Felton, Jordan Marston and Alex Brown (4) putting them seven up within the first 15 minutes.
Single strikes for Jake Butler, Lewis Hook and two from Sam Scarborough pushed Ely into double figures and an 11-0 half time lead.
Another goal for Marston and Brown - with his fifth of the game - added to the total in the second half.
Jay Spittles and Evan Jeckells - with his first of the season - eased Crusaders to their biggest win of the campaign.
Cottenham Utd 2 Witchford Colts 3
WITCHFORD produced their best performance of the season at Cottenham.
Both sides pressed for the winner, but visiting 'keeper Nathan Ellis made some crucial saves and Soloman Grover scored Witchford's winner four minutes from time.
Witchford Colts A 5 Littleport Town 0
A GREAT start for Witchford saw Dan Scott scoring his first of the season with other first half goals by Nathan Francis and Matthew Loades.
The game slowed during the second half, but Loades managed to score again and Daniel Chapman wrapped up a 5-0 win.
Swavesey 2 Littleport Town Colts 6
LITTLEPORT signed off their first season with a comfortable victory at Swavesey.
'Port began slowly but Colt Harvey opened the scoring with two first-half goals. Swavesey pulled one back after the break, but this spurred 'Port on and Cater soon added number three before Ben Wakefield finished well from a left-wing cross to make it 4-1.
'Port scored again through Thomas Green and Harvey slotted home a sixth goal after Swavesey had responded again.
Witchford 1 Buckden 1
(Witchford won 4-2 on penalties)
WITCHFORD opened the scoring in the first 30 seconds when Georgia Day slotted home a Hannah Dewey pass, but Buckden managed to scramble an equaliser before half time and neither team could score after that.
Haddenham Rovers Colts 3 Needingworth 1
HADDENHAM completed their first season with a win against in-form Needingworth.
Littleport Town 9 Waterbeach 1
'PORT had a comfortable home win against Waterbeach, opening the scoring within five minutes.
Luke Thompson and Nico Bishop helped themselves to deserved first-half hat tricks.
Waterbeach came out fighting after the break and pulled one back, but Charlie Bowditch - with a good strike - and two more from Bishop wrapped things up.
Celtic Crusaders 8 Isleham 3
Isleham trailed 5-0 before Theobald scored their first, and Cronin beat the home 'keeper as well before Crusaders made it 6-3.
Ellis pulled another one back for the visitors but Crusaders scored again.
Grampian Gunners 0 Ely Crusaders 2
LEWIS Buxton curled a shot into the top corner to open the scoring for Ely and Cameron Robb forced the ball home following a corner to secure the points.
Ely Crusaders 1 Cottenham Utd 0
ELY Crusaders' penultimate game of the season started slowly with both teams playing a cagey game.
John Bartlett found the net for Ely with just 10 minutes remaining.
Witchford Colts 6 Bluntisham 1
SAM Young scored with a great header after 30 seconds from an Ollie Kerridge free kick and Seb Hutter scored twice in two minutes as Witchford took control.
Paul Dewey got the fourth and Hutter then scored twice more, completing his hat trick from yet another Kerridge cross.
Ely Crusaders 5 Aztec 2
ELY completed their season with a 14th straight win.
They scored their first through Lewis Chambers after just two minutes, and Adam Reckless scored from the penalty spot just before half time.
Two more goals from Shaun Monigatti and Dan Simper made it four, and although Aztec fought back with two quick goals Dan Bell got a fifth for Ely.
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