Junior Football Round-up
PUBLISHED: 14:16 26 August 2008 | UPDATED: 10:29 04 May 2010
JUNIOR FOOTBALL KERSHAW LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION LITTLEPORT Town began their season with a great 5-3 win at Cottenham United. Central defender David Beeton opened the scoring and was also booked, and further goals from Andrew Francis (2), Rob Foreman and s
KERSHAW LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION
LITTLEPORT Town began their season with a great 5-3 win at Cottenham United.
Central defender David Beeton opened the scoring and was also booked, and further goals from Andrew Francis (2), Rob Foreman and substitute Luke Butcher ensured that Dave Cullum's side started with three points.
Ely City Reserves entertained Histon A, and whilst it took them some time to get into their stride they gradually piled on the pressure and took the lead in the first half.
David Harvey burst through the middle following a good move, and calmly lifted the ball over the goalkeeper and into the net.
City then had a 'goal' disallowed for a foul on the goalkeeper, but after the break it was Histon who got on top.
Ely defended well and goalkeeper Leigh Follen made some fine saves, but with 25 minutes remaining Histon equalised and 1-1 was how it finished.
Fordham entertained newly-promoted Lakenheath, but had only a Daren Pryke goal to show for their efforts as they were thrashed 5-1.
SENIOR DIVISION A
SOHAM led 2-0 against Hardwick at half-time thanks to a double from Ben Howe, but the visitors got back on level terms midway through the second half.
With time running out however, Liam Eley grabbed a late winner when his shot was deflected in at the near post.
SENIOR DIVISION B
HADDENHAM Rovers opened their campaign with a stylish 4-1 victory at Bluntisham Rangers.
Kenny Holmes grabbed two goals for the visitors, and he was joined on the scoresheet by Phil Harle and Simon Jones.
Littleport Town Reserves - reprieved from relegation by re-structuring of the league - also won by a 2-1 margin at Outwell Swifts.
Second half goals from Carl Ryan and Jason Walker did the trick for 'Port.
Soham United meanwhile lost by the odd goal in seven at home to West Row Gunners Reserves - the side they beat on the opening day last season.