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Round-up 10/1/15

Last Updated: Jan 12, 2015 10:48pm
Crowle, Wychavon
By Colin Mortiboys
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Welcome back to everyone in what was our first full fixture schedule of the New Year.

U18 Cup

The remaining Quarter-Final tie was played as Wychbold Juniors faced Broadway United Youth.

Both sides went into this cup match on the back of some good league form and with Wychbold's long unbeaten home record at stake, could Broadway make in to their 2nd U18 Semi-Final in three seasons? The windy conditions certainly proved something of a leveller on the big School Road pitch, but it was the home side who made the telling break-through in the 1st half with goals from Callum Goddard and Brad Knight to put Wychbold 2-0 up at break.  Broadway's half time team talk saw the away side looking for a quick goal to get back in the game, but they were denied by some good goalkeeping. As the 2nd half progressed, United continued to take the game to their hosts but some resolute defending combined with some more good saves, ensured that Wychbold kept a clean sheet and sealed a place in the Semi-Final where they will face Lower Teme Lions.

Under 18's Division

Top of the table Pershore Town Eagles went into their match away to Bidford Juniors, with a highly impressive winning run of 6-matches, stretching back to the start of November last year.  However the 7th win didn't arrive, as a hard working Bidford side deservedly took a point from leaders in a thrilling 3-3 draw. The home sides goals came from George Mills (2) and a penalty from Matthew Barbor while the Eagles scorers were Charlie Joyner (2) and Brent Barnett.

Under 16's Division

Dan Elliott scored for Pershore Town at home to Droitwich Spa Cobras but the away side ran out 5-1 winners to lift them up to 3rd.

Under 15's Division

Inkberrow Eagles travelled to Lenches and secured all 3-points in a 6-0 victory. Jack Nicholls got a hat-trick in this one, with the Eagles other goals coming from Cian Adams, Jack Cole and Rian Nedler.

Under 14's Pool A

High flying Westbury Celtic Tigers won 2-0 at home to Alcester Town with Reiss Hadley and Billy Maycroft grabbing the goals.

Droitwich Spa Tigers put their difficult home form behind them, as they roared to a 5-0 home win. There was a hat-trick for Olly Thompson and one each for James Andrews and Reece Jarvis.

Under 14's Pool B

Bromsgrove Meadows and Alcester Town Rangers served up a cracker of a game which saw honours even at 3-3. Harry Crane (2) & Matthew Mallard scored for Meadows, while Alex Dance claimed two of the Rangers goals.

Droitwich Spa Pumas continued their promotion push with another home victory. Among the scorers were Elliott Frapwell with 3 and two each for Linus Saunders and Owen Bradley.

Under 13's Pool A

League leaders Welford Juniors were made to work for their narrow 2-1 home win over Welland Junior Lions.  Two goals from Oliver Burdett were just enough to keep Welford in pole position. Joshua Allen  got the hosts POTM award.

Under 13's Pool B

Ilmington United continued their promotion challenge as they won 3-2 away at Tewkesbury Town Pumas, with a superbly taken hat-trick from Sean Bennett.

Under 12's Pool A

The local derby between Alcester Town Juniors and Bidford Juniors was a tight affair, but a goal from Alexander Oliver gave Bidford a 1-0 away win. Joe Thwaites (Alcester) and Alexander Wilson (Bidford) each achieved POTM awards for their respective performances.

Lenches FC moved up to joint top of the table with a 3-0 away win, tanks to a hat-trick from Owen Horne, which included two penalties.

Under 12's Pool B

Moreton Rangers won 6-3 at home to fellow promotion challengers Droitwich Spa Scorpions. Three of the Morton players got two goals each, Alfie Newton, Henry Smyth and  Harley Miller.

Shipston Excelsior remain ahead of the chasing pack after a 4-0 home victory. Oscar Hair (2), Conor Murphy and Dylan Williams all on the scoresheet for Excelsior.

Under 12's Pool C

An end-to-end game between Bretforton Juniors and Droitwich Spa Vipers saw Bretforton hold on for a narrow 3-2 win, with goals from Ethan Rimmer (2) and Jenson Munro. The Vipers goals coming from Jack Griffiths and Luca Russo.

Pershore Town Piranhas won 2-0 at home with both goals from Edwin Batchelor.

U11's Plate Cup

Moreton Rangers moved into the Quarter-Finals with a home win, as Kian Burrows and James Campbell both got hat-tricks.

Under 11's Pool A

Alcester Town Juniors travelled to league leaders Claverdon and caused something of a  shock with a 2-0 victory. Jack Clayson got both of the Town goals with William Freke the away teams POTM. This result moves Alcester up to 2nd spot.

Under 11's Pool B

Stratford Town Colts Blues held on for a 3-2 home win over Crowle Searchers. Jack Fathers & Willaim France scored 1st half goals for the Colts, but Crowle hit back with goals from Ned Harvey and Jonathan Hayes. Arun Emilsson got the winner for Stratford in the 49th minute.

Welford Juniors scored three goals at home to Shipston Excelsior, with Josh Hands, Daniel Lewis and Bradley Kruger hitting the net but the away side took maximum points with a 4-3 final score.

Under 11's Pool C

Bidford Juniors Rockets hit 6-goals to take all 3-points, with Camerron Warren getting a hat-trick and two goals from Oliver Short.

Reminder:

Please ensure you review the key dates (available on our website).  The AEFL may schedule fixtures on these dates  so please do not assume that your team does not have a game! Always check and liaise with your Club Secretary if necessary.