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Feature Match | Nailsea United vs Shirehampton – Somerset County League, Premier Division

Keane does the trick as Nailsea see off Shirehampton’s challenge


Page 2&3 | GFA Cups, District League and Suburban League

Simon Parkinson

Nailsea United


TEENAGER Louis Keane and Nailsea United amply demonstrated they are the team to beat again this season after overcoming arch-rivals Shirehampton. Watched by a large and enthralled crowd at Grove Sports Centre, the hosts had to claw their way back from a shaky start as Shire set about the leaders and champions for the past two years with a desire to upset the applecart. Yet, despite looking the sharper of the sides in the opening half-hour, they were unable to breach a typically staunch Nailsea rearguard when on top. Mark Savage’s men slowly but surely eased their way into the contest and, although they conceded an early second-half equaliser after Keane had fired the first of his three goals shortly before the break, they eventually took a stranglehold on the match to run out comfortable winners. Their boss, Savage, who could have been forgiven for fearing the worst following Shire’s brisk start, was understandably pleased with the outcome. “They were gunning for us; we’re the title holders and they, along with a few others, are the heirs apparent. We had to go 4-5-1 to



match them and it paid off; the boys worked really hard and it was good to see young lads like Louis, who played superbly well, having only just been promoted to the first team, and George King (16), involved. It bodes well for the rest of the season and our future.” The Shire camp, their unbeaten league record over, looked shell-shocked at the final whistle, having given it their all. With Danny Morne fronting many of their best assaults via a lively display wide left of midfield, they should have snatched an early lead when prolific marksman Scott Bamford’s fine edge-of-the-box free-kick was pushed out by Nailsea goalkeeper Scott Kendall, who reacted brilliantly to reach up and get a hand to experienced midfielder Tony Beecham’s attempt to put away the rebound from close in. Kyle O’Donovan’s rasping effort was bravely blocked by United midfielder James Springett, while Bamford again drilled a low angled shot that had Kendall stooping down swiftly to claim. The longer it took for a Shire breakthrough to arrive the more

you sensed Nailsea might unleash a sting in their tail and sure enough they forged in front five minutes before the break. Ryan King’s deep corner had been clawed acrobatically behind by watchful goalkeeper Mark Winkler as it appeared set to dip behind him into the net. The visitors were unable to deal with the resulting flag-kick and, as Matt Long drilled the ball hard from the left side into the box, Keane reacted quickly to steer a left-foot volley past a clutch of players and into the net for the opener. Long squandered a gilt-edged chance to extend Nailsea’s advantage on the stroke of half-time as the midfielder headed King’s perfect delivery past the post from point-blank range, after King had shown great skill in evading the challenge of a couple of defenders to tee-up his team-mate. It got worse for Nailsea before it got better, however, as nine minutes into the second period O’Donovan scampered on to a searching pass down the left by Morne and determinedly advanced past defender and goalkeeper before calmly tucking away Shire’s equaliser. A minute later, Nailsea missed another great opportunity to restore their lead when Long broke through a huge hole in the Shire defence, but could only stab the ball past the advancing Winkler and a

Picture: Simon Chapman

fraction wide of the target. But there was no looking back for the hosts once Keane had notched his second goal, with a crisp left-foot strike from the left side of the area, which the sprawling Winkler did well to push on to the inside of his near post, only for the ball to corkscrew across the line and then trickle over it before Long, hurtling in, gleefully rammed it into the back of the net to be certain. Spurred on by his brace, Keane cracked two more attempts wide of the goal-frame before the jubilant teenage winger completed his treble with a sizzling swivel and left-foot thunderbolt from inside the box, after Long’s ball in had eventually dropped into his path. Kendall was brought into action late on as he dropped low to make a fine block with his legs to deny O’Donovan, before, at the other end, James Lee raced on to a magnificent King through pass to round Winkler and drill an angled finish hard into the gaping net to seal Shire’s misery. Nailsea United: Scott Kendall; Tom Morris (Liam Lester, 65), Rob Brown, Stuart Lee, Mike Wallington; Louis Keane (George King, 78), Matt Long, James Springett, Steve Lester, Ryan King; James Lee. Other subs: James Taylor, Aaron Latta, Joe Fry. Shirehampton: Mark Winkler; Matt McCall (Martin Cook, 72), John Scorrer, Mark Rawlings, Danny McCall; Max Western, Jack Barnes, Kyle O’Donovan, Tony Beecham (Dan Spicer, 70), Danny Morne; Scott Bamford. Other sub: Sammy Lippiatt. Referee: Mark Vipond.

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Junior Feature Match, Hanham Minor, Avon Youth and Bristol Girls’ leagues EPB-E01-S4

● Nailsea United’s Louis Keane, right, scores his hat-trick goal in the Somerset County League game against Shirehampton


Thursday, September 26, 2013

Sea Mills grab a late winner against Friars BEN McCarthy and Adam Morris replied for Greyfriars A, who lost 3-2 to goals from Nick Patounas (2) and Andy Myers for Sea Mills Park Reserves in the first round of the GFA Minor Cup, after grabbing a last-gasp decider. Luke Roberts (2), Ashley Pope and an own goal gave Mendip Reserves a 4-3 home victory against Hillfields Park Baptist, while Tom Hamlett, Mike Godman and Mark Rimmer all struck twice for Brislington Cricketers Reserves in a 6-1 drubbing of Oldbury Reserves. A hat-trick from Matthew Dark set up an 8-1 romp by Fishponds Athletic at home to North Bristol Catalans, with Tom Williams (2), Daniel Roberts and Richard Cleverley completing the rout. Stoke Gifford A failed to reply to strikes by Sam McCann and Ash Painter for Soundwell Victoria Reserves, while Highridge A went down 2-1 away to Wick A, for whom Nick Ashwood was on target to add to an own goal. Bradley Stoke A won 4-3 at home to Filton Athletic Reserves, thanks to goals from Chris Shepherd (2), Adam Gardener and David Dinely. Strikes by Charlie Harvey (2) and Martin Cole (penalty) could not save Crosscourt Reserves from a 4-3 home defeat by Westerleigh. Ali McFarlane and Mike Lee scored for Counterslip Baptist Church as they went down 6-2 away to Staple Hill Orient, whose goal tally was shared by Dan Coles (3), Adam Jeanes, Lewis Ridd and James Sheddy. Retainers shared four goals with Everg reen, then went on to win 4-2

GFA Cups on penalties. Woodlands Rangers, the Churches League champions, hammered Cosmos 13-1, thanks to goals from Ben Mitchell (4), Jevaughn Reid (3), Ieaun Pearse (2), Perran Mitchell (2), Mike Sargent and Joey Mitchell. VCF Santos had a 4-1 win against Brandon Sports, following goals from James Lee (2), Ewan Lawson and Mark Bowers. Goals from Ashley Tuck (2), James Hancox and James Cooke gave Thornbury Baptist a 4-1 win against Rangeworthy, but fellow Churches League side Castle Green lost 2-0 to Easton Cowboys. ● Owen Wall and Lewis Walker both struck twice for Sea Mills Park A, who scraped home 6-5 against Torpedo B in the first round of the GFA Primary Cup. Marcus Ford and James Brain were also on target for the hosts while Kevin McCarron (2), Steve Parry, Mark Kelly and Ollie Fare replied for Torpedo. Greyfriars B came from behind to beat Bristol Deaf 5-3, thanks to goals from Christian Tarasievicz (3) and Brad Sanders, while Seymour A crashed 7-1 to strikes by Ricky Morgan (3), Matt Chappell (2), Ashley Lovell and Ryan Stancer for Bristol Sports. Lex Vincenzi hit a hat-trick for Bristol Revolution in a 6-3 away success against Clifton St Vincents B.


Ashton hit top spot ONLY one game was played in Premier One because of the Gloucestershire Cup games. Ashton United moved to the top of the table by beating previously unbeaten Fishponds OB 2-1. Darren Venn and Jack Thorley were the Ashton marksmen, with veteran Craig Hillier replying for the Old Boys.. Goals from Matt Parker, Joe Weare and Grant Mathieson earned Stoke Rangers a 3-2 victory in a derby with Stoke Gifford United Reserves, which put them top of Division One on goal difference from AFC Hartcliffe, who were without a game. Avonmouth Reserves moved up to third courtesy of a 5-1 win at Kellaway Rangers. Joe Farmer (2), Damian Bassett, Rhys O’Donovan and Darren Harvey were on target for Avonmouth. Gary Watkins bagged a brace for Broad Plain House Reserves, who shared four goals with visitors Ashton & Backwell Colts, while Filton Athletic and Oldbury FC battled out a goalless draw. Division Two leaders Old Cothamians lost for the first time this season, going down 3-2 at Almondsbury UWE A. Nick Brown and an own goal scored for Old Cothamians, who lead the division on goal difference from Hydez, who won 3-0 in the Somerset Cup against Crewkerne Town Reserves. Third-placed Hanham Athletic Suburbia lost 4-1 at home to Ridings High Reserves, who moved into

Dave Parkin, of Glenside 5 OB, tackles Shaftesbury Crusade’s Dan Flay during the GFA Senior Amateur Cup tie, which Shaftesbury won on penalties Picture: Rikki Teml

Bristol Suburban League Derek Cumner fourth place. Mark Cozens netted the Hanham goal. Goals from Paul Francis (2), Marcus Farrow and Nick Winfield earned Ashton United Reserves a 4-1 win at St Anne’s Town to record their first win of the season. Adam Vernon completed a hat trick to help Fry’s OB to their first win of the season, 5-1 against Wanderers. Dave Hallett and Adrian Spicer completed the scoring to take Fry’s off the foot of the table. AFC Mangotsfield Reserves dropped to the bottom after losing 8-1 to Keynsham Town A. Lawrence Weston Reserves gained their first point of the season after sharing eight goals with visitors Bristol Telephone Reserves. The three top teams in Division Three all had convincing wins, with Sartan United top on goal difference after they beat Fishponds OB Reserves 4-0. Connor Walker (2), Adam Frail and Joe Devonald scored for Sartan. Bristol Bilbao are second after they won 6-1 at Downend Foresters Reserves. Third-placed Rockleaze Rangers A beat Coupland Insulation 6-3.

Lavender is the spot-kick hero for Shaftesbury GOALKEEPER John Lavender was the toast of Shaftesbury Crusade after two fine saves in the penalty shootout clinched a 4-3 victory against Glenside 5 OB in the first round of the GFA Senior Amateur Cup at Whitehall. Lavender also kept the hosts at bay with a series of interceptions during a 0-0 draw, before Simon O’Reilly, Mike Kelly, Jordan Stone and Dan Leese were on target in the spot-kick decider. George Saunders scored four goals and also missed a penalty for Totterdown United in a 7-1 away romp against Wessex Wanderers, for whom Nick Blackmore netted a second-half consolation. Ben Garland, Toby Carter and an own goal completed the rout for the

GFA Senior Amateur David Hughes visitors, to the delight of new manager Graham Underhill. Patchway Reserves were 2-1 home winners against Rockleaze Reserves, thanks to goals from Nathan Palmer and Ben Searle. First-half strikes by Mark Ashley and Mark Twentyman sealed a 2-0 home success for Longwell Green Reserves against Tytherington Reserves, while Little Stoke came from behind to beat Mangotsfield Sports

2-1 with a double from Craig Lancastle. Bradley Lennard headed Old Sodbury in front at the break at home to Bitton Reserves, then substitute Warren Shepherd weighted in with a second-half hat-trick in a 4-0 victory. Lee Needs also scored three times for Made For Ever, for whom Lucas Hart bagged a brace in the 5-1 battering of Bristol Athletic. Mike Beake scored five goals for Frampton Athletic, who won 5-1 at home to Downend Forresters, after trailing to an early strike by Ian Milne. Eden Grove twice conceded the lead before going down 5-2 at home to Cribbs Reserves, whose nap hand was shared by Justin Cattle (3), Alex Turnbull and Fred Hopkins. Wick goalkeeper Ollie Player was the hero of the 5-3 win on penalties at home to Nicholas Wanderers after saving two spot-kicks in the shootout, following a 2-2 draw. Joe Treasure and Alex Patterson put the hosts two up before Mike Farley and John Mason hit back in the closing stages for Wanderers, who were later denied by the agility of players in the penalty decider. Sneyd Park can thank their goalkeeper Rob Perrett, who also kept out two penalties in the 4-2 shootout

Thursday, September 26, 2013


Simpson strikes three times as Henbury march on at the top HENBURY Reserves increased their lead at the top of the Senior Division, thanks to an 8-2 home romp against lowly Wick Reserves. Danny Simpson sparked off the scoring spree with a hat-trick, and the rout was completed by goals from Karl Flintoff (2), Del Simpson, Kyle Porter and Sean Heal. A 4-1 victory at De Veys kept Hallen A in close contention, with Frank Vaughan (2), Tom Bradley and Alastair Dorney on target for new manager Nick Summerhill, while Dylan Whittle replied for the hosts. Pucklechurch lost ground in the race for honours after being held to a 0-0 draw at Shirehampton Reserves, and the game between War mley Saints and Nicholas Wanderers Reserves also finished goalless. Problems mount for Longwell Green A following a 3-0 home defeat to second-half strikes by Chris Williams (2) and Ed Ryan for Bristol Barcelona. The management committee will wait for a report from referee Kevin Rawlings, who abandoned AEK Boco’s home game with Portville Warriors in the 70th minute, with the score at 0-0. Tom Smith and Lucus Kouzaris scored for Division One pacesetters Hambrook, who lost their 100 per cent record after being pegged back to 2-2 by replies from Adam Townsend and Nathan Corney for Bradley Stoke. Joe Dorney scored for Rangeworthy, who lost for the first time when St Pancras went on to win 5-1 with strikes by Jenali Wallis (2), Dan Hedges, Joe Wallis and Shaun Vowles. Soundwell Victoria scored through Marc Hughes, Jason Barter and George Hadi without reply from Stanton Drew, while Kane Hancock’s double could not save Mendip Reserves from a 3-2 defeat to goals from Joe Salisbury (2) and Pat Brown for Seymour Reserves. 5-1 lead at home to Cadbury Heath Reserves before finishing 8-2 winners, thanks to goals from Liam Broomfield (2), Ben Payne (2), Scott Chancellor, John Watkins, Ryan Hawkins and Lewis Kendall. Dan Purcell replied for Old Georgians, who lost 2-1 to goals from Jack Williams and Ricky Chambers for Bristol Manor Farm Reserves. Mendip United handed out a 7-1 beating to St Aldhelms. Jamie Godfrey netted four times against his former club for the hosts, whose tally was completed by Tom Milkins, Dean Maggs and Wes Hawkins. Matt Knight’s hat-trick gave Olveston a 3-1 away victory against Ridings High, whose reply came from Cory Wilson. Brimsham Green lost 3-0 at home to AFC Mangotsfield, for whom Mike Carter (2) and Ben Harris were on the mark, while Lawrence Weston were 3-1 victors at DRG Frenchay. Holders Highridge United, Hallen Reserves and Lebeq were given walkovers into the second round, after Avonmouth, Southmead Reserves and Winterbourne Reserves all with drew because of team-raising problems.

Darren Sleeving (2) and Ross Amos scored for Chipping Sodbury Reserves in a 6-3 home defeat to Winterbourne A, while Makinde Kondwani netted for Lebeq Reserves, beaten 3-1 by high-flying Talbot Knowle United, whose scorers were Jack Pullin (2) and Jamie Davis. Real Thornbury took over pole position in Division Two following an 8-0 thrashing of Chipping Sodbury A , with Adam Burton (4), Mo Senoud (2), Adam Peglar and Adam Rise the marksmen. Shaun White (2), Robbie Underwood and Jason Price netted for previous pacesetters Bendix, who dropped down to second after being held to a 4-4 draw by Frampton Reserves. Paris Tilling (2), Luke Corbiere and Ryan Madge fired Hanham Reserves to a 4-3 home victory against Greyfriars Reserves, while Iron Acton Reserves beat DRG Frenchay Reserves by the same margin, thanks to goals from Ollie Baker (2), Tim Bisp and Ben Ingram. Hartcliffe lost 3-2 away to goals from Matt Lansdown, Connor Lee and Kerin Terry for Lloydy Coalpit Heath, while Nicholas Wanderers A crashed 5-0 at home to Cribbs A. ● Seymour United had a 1-0 victory at Roman Glass St George Reserves in the only Bristol Premier Combination game played because of teams involved in the GFA Senior Amateur Cup ties. Both sides missed chances in the Division One clash, before Jack Garland popped up with a late winner. ● In the Bristol & Avon League, Ben Yearsley netted for Wessex Wanderers A, whose midfield player Matt

Brown was taken to hospital with a serious wrist injury, in a 7-1 Premier Division defeat at Whitchurch Phoenix. Tom Denmead and Dean Gingell both hit hat-tricks for the league newcomers, whose tally was completed by Jordan Parrell. Broad Plain Reserves finished 6-3 up in the derby with Broad Walk CC Reserves, for whom Ryan Palmer, Scott Harvey and Troy McCarthy replied to goals from Ben Llewellyn (2), Wayne Allen, Ryan Kington, Andy Bateman and Brennan White. ● With a number of the top teams in the division involved in the first round of the GFA Senior Amateur Cup, Portland Old Boys missed the opportunity of going top of the Downs League Division One after losing 4-2 to Ashley. Saints Old Boys and Lawes Juniors drew 3-3, leaving them in fourth and fifth places, respectively. There were good wins for DAC Beachcroft and Cotswool. against Jamaica Bell (4-0) and Jersey Rangers (5-0), respectively. AFC Bohemia and Retainers drew 1-1 in the remaining match in the top division. Tebby and Hare on the Hill each maintained their 100 per cent records in Division Two with wins against Clifton Rockets (1-0) and Sporting Greyhound Reserves (5-1), respectively. The chasing pack kept up the pressure with comfortable wins. Clifton St Vincents Reserves were 3-0 winners against Ashley Reserves and Torpedo Reserves were 4-1 victors over Corinthians, with goals from Tom Callaway, Peter Clare, Rupert Bartovsky and James Pitts . Old Cliftonians won their first game of the campaign in style with a 7-1 success against Saints Old Boys Reserves. Easton Cowboys were the highest scorers in the division, beating St Andrews 8-2, while Sneyd Park Reserves overcame Lion 3-0.

● The Shaftesbury Crusade side that defeated Glenside 5 OB in the GFA Senior Amateur Cup first round


success away to Greyfriars Athletic, after the teams shared six goals in a thriller. Gareth Browning (2) and Steve Marsh put the Downs League champions 3-1 in front, before the Friars replied with goals from Ed Smith (2) and Clayton Kingman in a late rally. Totterdown POB paid the penalty for only fielding nine players as they slumped to a 9-2 defeat away to Sporting Greyhound, for whom Adam Buckland and Chris Lambert both struck twice. Almondsbury UWE went down 2-0 on the Downs to Torpedo, whose second-half marksmen were George Dee and left-back Reece Evans, with an outstanding solo effort to round off a slick move. Clifton St Vincents completed a good day for Downs League clubs after enjoying a 12-3 romp away to a below-strength Oldland Abbotonians Reserves, which was spearheaded by a treble from Jamie Jacobs, while Reece Hodge scored twice in reply for the hosts. Lebeq United crashed 5-1 away to AEK Boco, who went in front with a header from Dale Cottle, then had further goals from Joe Galsworthy (3) and Martin Nicholls in the second half. Sea Mills Park raced into an early

District League


Thursday, September 26, 2013

Sunday football | Bristol Sunday Premier League

Williams strikes twice as Amana defeat Brunel James McNamara MELIEVO Williams scored twice to help Amana SYF to a victory over AFC Brunel in the Premier Division. Tyrell Ballard, Shomari Sengar and Omari Simms were also on target as they game ended 5-0 in Amana’s favour. A Neikell Plummer strike was merely a consolation for Beaufort as they slipped to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of title-rivals Lebeq Tavern Courage. Elsewhere, UWE Dynamos claimed a 5-2 victory over Bristol 5 Seniors, while JMS Boys have resigned from the league. In Division One, Henry Campbell-Watson, Josh Wren, Matt Long and Alfonso Pastor were on target for SWYD Unitedin a 4-2 triumph over AFC Redland, for whom Chris Every scored twice. Alex Burton scored two goals and still ended up on the losing side as Keynsham Park Rangers lost 5-2 at Lawrence Weston. Rupert Mall scored a hat-trick and Jason Shamis was also on target as newly-formed Totterdown United Sunday started life with a 4-1 win over Lockstock United in Division Two. Signal Generals won 3-1 against AFC Brunel Reserves following goals from James Forbes, Pat Thurston and Dave McCann. Spartans cruised to a 7-0 victory over Bristol Rangers in Division Three. Zak Dorrington scored a hat-trick, while there were further goals from Josh Evans (2), Pete Michallat and George Noble. Ross Miller (2) and Chris Winn were both on target for City Dart Veterans in a 3-0 win over South Bristol Swifts.

Velindra claimed a 3-0 away-day success at Midland Spinner following goals from Alan Blake, Marcus Hayward and Craig Elliott. James Reid and Fatheur Rahman scored for West Country United Reserves in a 2-1 success over South Bristol Saints. In the GFA Sunday Premier Cup, Koran Gayle scored four times to help Avon Plate book their place in the second round. Tyler Gayle was also on target in a 5-2 win over Smart Sports Coaching, for whom Cameron Buck was on target twice. James Kelly and Martyn Thorpe

7 ● The number of goals scored by Spartans against Bristol Rangers in Division Three scored the goals for Warwick in a 2-1 victory over Forresters. Dean Henderson and Jerome Burton were on target for Wizard Wanderers , who crashed out after losing 5-2 to Lebeq FC. Budgies Babes are also out, despite goals from Nicholas Alexander, Tony Beacham and Scott Bamfield in a 5-3 defeat at the hands of All Saints. In the GFA Intermediate Cup, Avon Plate Reserves are in the second round after goals from Louis Bowden, Ned Kelly, Matt Proctor and Ian Ferris wrapped up a 4-2 win over Brislington Badgers. Graham Troth scored for Longreach Athletic in a 1-0 victory over Pied Horse, while Ken Eze grabbed a hat-trick as Zimba triumphed 3-0 over Lebeq Tavern Courage Reserves.

● Kyle O’Donovan on the ball for Shirehampton during their 4-1 defeat to Nailsea United in the Somerset County Picture: Simon Chapman Premier Division. See report on front page of Grassroots

Sunday football | Bristol Regional League

Webb leads the way with a hat-trick as Lane enjoy an eight-goal cup romp Steve Cotton

EPB-E01-S4 DANNY Webb scored a hat-trick as Stoke Lane Athletic progressed to the second round of the GFA Sunday Premier Cup with an 8-0 victory against West Country United. Callum Baggley scored twice and Ashley Harrington, Ashley Lloyd and Ryan Rogers also found the net. Remi Fergusson scored twice for Lebeq FC as they beat Wizard Wanderers 5-3 to reach the next round, with Makindi Kondwani, Leon Grange and Anthony Willier also on target. In the opening round of the GFA Sunday Intermediate Cup, Frank Gingell hit an 85th-minute winner for Three Lions as they beat Quayside

4-3. Ashley Milkins, Gingell and an own goal had claimed Three Lions’ earlier goals, while Mike Usher, Dave Hill and Jason Franklin scored for Quayside. Sam Baker scored a hat-trick as Bristol Florentina reached the second round with a 4-2 win over AC Bristol. Josh Day scored Florentina’s other goal, while Chris Hughes and Carl McClaverham scored for AC Bristol. Former Swindon star Andy Gurney hit an 89th-minute winner as Flowerpot beat Sartan AFC 5-4 in the Premier Division. Aaron Johnson had earlier scored twice for Flowerpot, with Ryan Werritt also on target, while Gurney scored twice, including his late winner. Mitchell Nott, Ben Thomson,

Alan Skinner and Liam Bamford scored for Sartan. In Division One, Withywood United beat Lazz FC 3-1. Dale Attiwell scored twice for Withywood,

4 ● The number of goals scored by Steve Shepard as Sartan South defeated CK FC 6-0 whose other goal came from Bradley Mead, while Coskun Nazim grabbed Lazz’s goal. Steve Sheppard scored four for Sartan South as they beat CK FC 6-0.

Jordan Summers and Sam Scraggs were also on target. Bristol Jaguars and FC Eastville shared eight goals in a Division Three thriller. Mike Fitzpatrick set up all four of the Jaguars goals, including a hat-trick for Ashley Baker, with Matt Comford getting the other. Anthony Currey hit a hat-trick for Eastville, whose other goal came from Mike Burd. Jolly Boys beat Shadwell Rovers 2-0, thanks to goals from Josh Dyer and Steve Kelly, while Aaron Perkins scored Real Fishponds’ winner in their 1-0 victory over Almondsbury Athletic. Jamie Godfrey scored twice, with Leon Manseray and Louis Jones also on target, as Maytree Jets beat BAWA Athletico 4-1. Dan Lewis grabbed

BAWA’s consolation goal. Goals from Chris Hill and Nick Barnett proved in vain as The Langton went down 3-2 against Broad Plain Sunday. In Division Four, Jack Scott scored twice – including a 25-yarder – as Willsbridge beat Bristol Palace Reserves 4-0. Simon Stone and Paul Bennett were also on target. James Skuse (2), Sam Buckley and Chris Cale scored as LFB United beat HCC United 4-3, while Paul White, Andy Cooke and Josh Mahoney were on target for The Argonauts as they lost 5-3 to Novers Old Boys. Read Steve’s stories by following Steve.Cotton at

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Bristol Saturday Youth League

Bristol U18 Combination

Collett has the key to unlock a gutsy Lockleaze defensive display


Liddington is too hot for Lane to handle RYAN Liddington was at the double as St Nicholas emerged victorious on the road following a tight Bristol North encounter with Stoke Lane. In an entertaining game, helped by a good refereeing performance by Joe Hall, Saints began brightly. They missed several chances before eventually taking the lead when Kyle Ford’s penetrating run and pass picked out Mike Jones, whose own neat ball found the unmarked Adam Rugman in space to fire home. Saints continued to press, but their finishing failed to match their approach work and Stoke capitalised by stealing an equaliser after a Saints goal-kick had been intercepted. However, the visitors restored their lead almost immediately as Liddington raced clear to score. Liddington soon doubled his tally by striking a sweet free-kick into the net. But Lane weren’t finished and

2 ● The number of goals scored by St Nicholas’s Ryan Liddington in their win over Stoke Lane

● A Bristol Central defender, right, is brought crashing to the ground by a Stapleton attacker during their Bristol Under-18 Combination game, which ended 1-1 Simon Parkinson HARRY Collett led the way as Stoke Lane Under-13s continued their great start to the season with a 5-1 away win at Lockleaze. Lane found it difficult to break down a stubborn defence in the early stages, but there was no looking back once Collett opened the scoring after 20 minutes in pouncing on a defensive error. Collett also set up further goals for Jaden Daley and Shay Norris, while Will Lacey scored with a cracking left-foot shot from the edge of the penalty area. Ben Donne completed the scoring with a clinical finish into the corner of the net. Buccaneers Orange Under-11s also produced some clinical finishing to comfortably see off the challenge of Clifton United Bears with an 11-1 victory. Noah Wells fired four of the goals, Jacob Parker notched a hat-trick and there were two apiece for Flynn Witmore and Bobby Johnson. Right-back Olly Southwell surged

the length of the pitch to score a classy virtuoso goal for Clifton’s only goal. Two terrific first-half strikes from hat-trick hero Joe Paisley helped Southmead to a 4-2 win over Westbury Park Foxes Greens, Jack Lewis their other marksman. Foxes’ Jack Lewin’s vital defensive interventions prevented Southmead opening a bigger lead, while his team-mates Jacob Stevens and Ben Bowen pulled two goals back for the spirited visitors. Elliot Smith also celebrated a hat-trick, including a fabulous 25-yarder, as Westbury Park Foxes Whites overcame Clifton United Lions 6-2. Jack Barry (2) and an own goal completed the Westbury scoring, while Connor Naughton, who had handed Clifton a tenth-minute lead, and Oliver Nelson replied for the away side. Jude Hall turned in a splendid display to help keep Foxes on the front foot. Ashley Down Under-12s improved significantly in the second half of their 3-1 home defeat by Bishopston United with commanding performances from midfielder Toby

Walwin and Sam Degg at right-back. Stanley Hamilton was unlucky not to score when his firmly-struck shot hit a post but finally Ashley Down were rewarded for their efforts when Theo Bounds turned in a Ewan Davies’ cross. Referee Kirsty Campbell did an excellent job overseeing a lively and goal-packed encounter between Rockleaze Rangers and Shirehampton, which Rangers comfortably won 14-2 with Sam Larkins (5), Dan Whiteman (4), Daaryoush Ahmed (3), Benjamin Smith and Dom Riley all hitting the target. Particularly memorable was a delicate chip from Whiteman, which he lofted perfectly over the goalie. Shire deserved their two goals which were both very well taken by Bertie Powell. Jack Clarke’s brace and Omar Rauf ’s strike were enough to hand Westbury Park Foxes a 3-1 victory over Wickwar Wanderers, who had taken a 1-0 lead into the interval courtesy of Cameron Gander’s well-taken effort. In a closely-fought Fountains Trophies Senior Cup game, Ollie Wil-

liams’ cool finish, following good work by Joe Fehilly, Eddie Marshall and Iwan Hughes, was enough to see Bishopston United Under-15s to a 1-0 win at Ingleside Colts. Great last-ditch defending from Suhayl Ahmed and stand-in keeper Frankie Armstrong ensured a clean sheet for the winners. Liban Yonis, Joey Gompels, Aidan Slattery, Keatley Adams and Edwin Hensley all registered as Bishop United Colts Under-15s clinched an impressive 9-2 Division B victory over a battling Thornbury Town Colts team. In the same division, Andrew Peterson’s treble saw Icthus to a 3-2 victory over a spirited St Andrews side who had hit back from a 2-0 first-half deficit through Rob Savill’s superb header from William Stanley’s pin-point cross, and Josh Butt’s crisp finish. Saints keeper Alvin Quaye single-handedly prevented Icthus storming into an unassailable lead, while his equally-impressive opposite number Gustavo de Sousa prevented the visitors snatching all three points.

they pulled a goal back to make it 3-2 and set up a tense finale before time ran out on their comeback hopes. Also in Bristol North, a Sam Thomas’ header was never enough to prevent Winterbourne United falling to a 4-1 home defeat at the hands of Kingswood, while in Bristol Central Highridge United had a Harry Bradford brace and singles by Connor Jones and Bertie Kirk to thank for seeing them to a slender 4-3 away win over Southmead CS, Brandon Elvin and Beau Bridges enjoying fantastic games for the victors. ● Tom Summerhill’s strike was not enough to prevent Longwell Green Sports tumbling to a 3-1 home defeat by Fownhope in The Gloucester County League Cup opener. The competition is being played on a league basis this season with the top two teams meeting in the final. Two equally-matched sides fought out an entertaining contest and it took good goalkeeping by Fownhope’s Nathan Phillips to deny the home side further goals. ● New-boy Zach Feltham was the delighted marksman as War mley Rangers Colts Under-14s gained their first victory of the season in the first round of the GFA Cup. After a hard-fought first 30 minutes of multiple on-target shots by his team, Feltham converted a penalty, his first for his new team, as they secured a gutsy 1-0 victory over a valiant Bradley Stoke United outfit.


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Bristol Girls’ League

Feature Match | Bristol United Under-15s vs Rockleaze Rangers Under-15s,

Benbow and Ogilivie hit braces in Union’s win

Edwards runs the show

BRISTOL Ladies Union Red Under-10s were on the rampage as they handsomely despatched Downend Saints 7-0. Captain Sian Ellis and fellow defender Zoe Gibbs put up a nigh-impregnable wall, and goalkeeper Brooke Mallinson, in her lucky boots, was on top form. Martha Haines opened the scoring before Sammy Ogilvie’s mazy run from halfway ended in a shot too powerful for the Downend goalkeeper to keep out. Emilia Smith got on the scoresheet next, firing a pass from Haines into the top corner; Ogilvie notched her second and Flo Denbow bagged a brace to send BLU into half-time 6-0 up. The second half was a lot quieter, with just a single goal by Haines, although both Denbow and Maddie Rupprecht were unlucky not to score more. AEK Boco White Under-10s secured another clean sheet in sweeping to a 5-0 away victory over Portishead. Excellent running by Lydia Hall, and more solid displays in defence from Alex Titcomb, Trixie Wills, Leila Russell and Olivia Owen, proved too much for a battling home side. Mia Brain and Millie Lacey each scored two goals and a superb strike from the halfway line by Ellie Staples, which was punched away by the keeper, enabled captain Georgia Allen to tap home with the last kick of the game. Despite conceding five goals Portishead’s goalkeeper enjoyed an outstanding outing, while Lucy Withey was deservedly awarded Boco’s player-of-the-match. Outstanding performances by Lily Clapp and Maddie Cummins helped give AEK Boco Under-15s the confidence to secure their second victory of the season with an 8-1 away success against Portishead. The home side had taken a deserved early lead and that was the wake-up call Boco needed. The visitors responded to the setback in style and Shelby Lacey, Ally Phillips, Lydia Britt and Maddie Cummins were all among the goals. Although the final result was comfortable for Boco they were saved on several occasions by sterling work at the back from Rachel Grimes and Sophia Phillips. Sophie Price and Mayca Jefferis-Cuenca scored the second-half goals to see Bristol Ladies Union Under-13s to a 2-1 victory over St Nicholas. From the start Union dominated


Thursday, September 26, 2013

and Price and Jefferis-Cuenca both went close to netting. The tenacious and skilful Jessica Fry and Madison Price combined well in midfield with Sophie Price and Olivia Burton, who rattled the bar following an exciting run down the wing after the break. Poppy Yeo, Chloe Smith and Ellie Haines did well to keep the Saints attackers at bay although their opponents did break clear to pull a goal back in the final seconds. Mangotsfield United Under-13s ran out comfortable 10-0 away victors over Downend Flyers in their third derby against Downend-based teams in as many weeks. The home side battled well in the first half and kept the scoreline down to a respectable 3-0 at the break. But Mangos came out for the second half with renewed determination and registered a further three goals inside the first five minutes before going on to enter double figures. There were hat-tricks for Jess Millard, Rachel Arberry and Charlotte Hines, while a Lucy Amos effort completed the scoring. While the back three of Mangotsfield had little to do, they cleared up whenever required and supplied good ball to their midfield and forwards, while Chelsea Giles had a hand in most of the goals with her excellent wing play. Bradley Stoke Under-11s saw off a battling Whitchurch Sports side 5-1 thanks largely to an impressive display by two-goal player-of-the-match Sophie Molyneux and strikes by Naomi Adams, Zoe Jones and an own goal. Lydia Tang and Olivia Hood also had decent efforts on goal for Stoke, who were nevertheless grateful to Zoe Maddock, Paige Fowler and Emily Hulbert for some solid defending which helped ensure the pressure was maintained on league leaders AEK Boco Blue. Pacesetting Boco maintained their seat at the summit by beating Wotton Rovers 2-1 in an entertaining game. Veronica Cummins scored a fantastic long-range goal to give them the lead, but despite the close attentions of Lucia Phillips, Charlie Sutton and Veronica Cummins, who were outstanding throughout, battling Wotton managed to equalise in the 25th minute. However Tishauna Keeping-Graham won it for Boco with a 35th-minute strike to keep them in pole position.

● A Bristol Ladies Union Under-10s and Downend Saints in action

Bristol United


Rockleaze Rangers


James McKimm A STOUT and determined Rockleaze Rangers Under-15s narrowly failed to produce a late comeback against a strong Bristol United team inspired by the tireless work of man-of-the-match Opi Edwards. Bristol threatened with early chances and, after flowing build-up play, both Malique Christian and Juanathan Walker failed to find the target from inside the box. Edwards also came close to opening the scoring a few minutes later, but he was denied from a tight angle by a good George Zographou stop. The home side continued to press with Edwards surging forward from midfield at every opportunity and although he was denied by a good George Nichols tackle, Christian was fastest to the loose ball and fired narrowly wide of the far post from left of the goal. Jordan Kearns wasn’t far away either with a curling effort after picking up a deep cross by Edwards following a quick short corner from Hisham Ali, but the defender was denied by the outstretched arm of Zographou. Walker, Edwards, Christian and Ali continued to pose Rockleaze problems as the visitors' midfield struggled to cope with the strength and pace of Bristol, while up the other end only Joe McKimm had managed to hit the target with two headers, the first from a whipped Hamish Barclay cross and the second via a long free-kick by Nichols, both efforts proving comfortable for Connor Weekes. Despite being pinned back for the majority of the first half, Rockleaze snatched the opening goal on 26 minutes after harrying the Bristol defence into a mistake. McKimm found Pat Dore, who cleverly slid the ball right to Ben Fisher and his right-footed cross was met with the faintest of touches by McKimm’s head to send it beyond Weekes and into the far corner of the net. Rockleaze started to get into the game more, but six minutes before half-time the scores were levelled when, after some slick passing down the left, Christian’s driven cut-back from the by-line slammed into the unfortunate Nichols and the ball squeezed in at the near post to make it 1-1. Bristol would surely have taken the lead two minutes later when a blinding run from the halfway line by Edwards took him almost clean through on goal. But out of seemingly nowhere Fred Welsman advanced with a top-class tackle to stop the speedy striker in his stride. In fact, it was Rockleaze who regained the lead just two minutes later. Dore picked up possession on the edge of the Bristol box and slotted the ball into the path of Archie Lock, who came steaming past him on his left. The little winger’s first-time attempt to bend the ball into the far corner with his right foot was well saved by

● A Rockleaze Rangers striker, centre, fires a shot in during the Avon Weekes diving to his left, but Rockleaze’s other wide man, Fisher, reacted sharply and came sliding in at the back post to tuck the loose ball home. With very little time left in the first half ,it looked as though the visitors would go in at the break 2-1 up, but sloppy defending on the stroke of half-time allowed an unmarked Edwards to power home a header as he met Ali’s corner and sent the ball flying into the bottom corner from ten yards out. The second period began as much more of a midfield battle, with the only chance of the first 18 minutes going Rockleaze’s way when Dore sent Gabe Kerfoot running in behind United’s rearguard. But from a fairly tight angle Kerfoot fired his finish straight at Weekes. Bristol then almost took the lead when Hamzah Dahir got on the end of a superb through ball down the left

from Ali, but despite beating the advancing Zographou to the ball and poking it beyond the keeper, the big striker’s difficult first-time effort bobbled just wide. Thus far in the second half Nichols, Welsman, Billy Diamond, Jack Tattsbridge and Jude Hazelgrove, with Harry Martin sat in front of them, had all put in a good shift at the back for Rockleaze and managed to subdue the threats of Dahir, Walker, Christian and Ali, although Edwards continued to cause problems in midfield with his work rate. But 22 minutes into a half of few chances, Bristol took the lead for the first time as they finally managed to break down the Rockleaze defence. Christian skipped past Diamond and drove down the left wing before delivering a pin-point cross to the back post where Shepard Machemdze guided the ball past Zographou to

Thursday, September 26, 2013


Avon Youth League, Division One

Hanham Minor League

as United take the points

Thornbury on fire as he nets five against Fry’s HARVEY Thornbury was in unstoppable form in front of goal as War mley Rangers Under-10s continued their unbeaten start to the Division C season with a convincing 10-0 victory at plucky Fry Colts. Rangers came out of the blocks quickly in the first game to record a 5-0 win, Thornbury firing all five goals for Rangers with some impressive finishing. James Northall and Cody Perera were outstanding in defence for Warmley, while keeper Tom Vincent kept a well-earned clean sheet. Warmley went on to take the second game 5-0 too, Tom Williams and Lewis Parfitt each scoring two well-taken goals, while Kian Franco deservedly pounced to get his name on the scoresheet with a fine finish. Ethan Clay was superb in goal for the visitors and Dillon Monks excelled in the Rangers midfield. Thornbury Town Under-10s overwhelmed a competitive Avon Athletic team to record their first three points of the Division B campaign with a 10-3 win. The first game burst into life at the start of the second half via a stunning strike from Town man-of-the-match Charlie Moss, who was behind their second goal when spreading the ball wide for George Rowen to cross for Joni Gadish to tap in. Although Avon nicked a goal back towards the end to make it 2-1, Thornbury dominated from the start of the second game. The excellent George Baker hit a hat-trick and Sam Lee, Ashton Jeanes (2) and Theo Stowell, whose looping volley from the halfway line was the goal of the game, all joined in with the help of an own goal to see Town to a comfortable 8-2 success. It may have ended goalless, but the Division B match between Deerswood Abbotonians Under-11s and travelling Winterbourne United was a cracking encounter. Both sides created good scoring opportunities, with some gilt-edged chances being squandered, while excellent goalkeeping got both teams off the hook on more than one

Youth, Under-15 Division One defeat to Bristol United

when McKimm showed real desire to get on the end of a beautiful long pass from Welsman, who showed great vision to spot the run. Despite Weekes advancing quickly, McKimm was brave and determined as he slid in and prodded the ball past the keeper, sending it rolling just inside the far post for 4-3 and giving Rockleaze a fighting chance of snatching a point. Despite their best efforts late on, including a couple of last-gasp efforts that flew just the wrong side of the woodwork, it was not to be for the visitors as Bristol managed to hold on until the final whistle. Bristol United: Connor Weekes, Mo Osman, Abdi Malik, Jordan Kearns, Tyler Ugbah, Matthew Wedding, Daniel Allison, Juanathan Walker, Opi Edwards, Malique Christian, Hisham Ali, Shepard Machemdze, Clement Harvey, Bradley Savage, Hamzah Dahir Rockleaze Rangers: George Zographou, Jack Tattsbridge, Harry Martin, Luke Jagger, Gabe Kerfoot, Ben Fisher, Pat Dore, Archie Lock, Jude Hazelgrove, Joe McKimm, Keatley Adams, Billy Diamond, Hamish Barclay, George Nichols, Fred Welsman

10 ● The number of goals scored by Warmley Rangers in their two games against Fry Club fired up and it was not long before Oakley Dawes raced down the wing and cut back inside before smashing the ball past the keeper to reduce the arrears. Moments later Dawes notched his second of the game for the equaliser and Lane almost went on to win it as Cameron Tuckett and Tom Issac saw late attempts saved well. Harry Milton starred at centre-back as Bristol Rovers JSC Under-11s continued their unbeaten start with a comprehensive display and 3-1 first division win at home against a determined Whitchurch Sports side. Elijah Hayden opened the scoring with a great shot and soon after a free-kick rolled to Bradley Webb was met by a long-range strike that flew into the top corner. Hard-working midfielder Archie Dark added a third to send Rovers into the break 3-0 to the good, yet despite the hosts continuing to carve chances and finding the outstanding Whitchurch keeper in their way, it was their spirited opponents who netted the only goal of the second half with a late consolation.

Youth noticeboard ● THE Bristol Saturday Youth League still has places left for teams in the Under-9 Division. In keeping with The FA Youth Football Review this will be a non-competitive league, although there will be three trophy events during the season. The fee for affiliation to the BSYL is £10. Contact Steve Murray at or call 07833 665312. ● BRISLINGTON Junior Colts Under-12s, of AYL Division III, require experienced defenders to add to their improving squad. Training is at 10.30 on Saturday mornings at Victory Park. Contact Chris on 07968 841219 for all the info. ● WARMLEY Rangers Under-10s have a vacancy in their squad for a midfielder/attacker. Please contact David Vincent on 07966 135585. ● ALMONDSBURY Youth are

offering free football coaching sessions for Under-6s, Under-7s and Under-8s on Tuesday evenings, 5-6pm, on the new 3G all-weather surface at the GFA HQ at Almondsbury. Please email to register your interest and to receive more information. ● FRAMPTON Rangers Under-11s and Under-12s require new players. We train on Saturday mornings so if you’re interested in joining us please call Tony on 07833 363837. ● FRAMPTON Rangers require players for their new soccer-tots team, ages 4-6. A coach is also required. Please contact Tony on 07833 363837 or Nigel on 07971 093726. ● BITTON Under-13s are looking for new players. Please contact Paul Buckland on 07500 179132. Training is on Monday nights from 6pm.


● A Bristol United player comes under pressure from a Rockleaze opponent

make it 3-2. Kerfoot almost equalised four minutes later when Lock slipped him in behind the Bristol defence, but Weekes was off his line sharply and was right on top of Kerfoot as the striker tried to poke the ball goalwards, blocking it well. With eight minutes remaining Walker settled the home side’s nerves as he received the ball off Dahir before nicely turning his man inside the box and blasting it viciously past a helpless Zographou from eight yards out to make it 4-2. A minute later, it could have been 5-2 when Ali managed to get on the end of a long ball up-field in-between two Rockleaze defenders. But the attacker was denied a goal by a great save from Zographou, who palmed Ali’s powerful strike away from goal. Thirty seconds after almost falling three goals behind Rockleaze were back to within one of their opponents

Photographs: Jon Kent

occasion. Josh Iles was Deerswood’s star performer with his tireless work on the right flank. Stoke Lane Under-11s and St Nicholas fought out a thrilling 3-3 draw in an end-to-end B Division encounter. Visiting Saints got off to a great start with two early goals before Lewis Evans netted well for the Lane, only for their opponents to score a third just before half-time. Lane came out for the second half


Avon Youth League

Hutton’s two-goal salvo is enough to give Whitchurch the spoils against rivals Boco Simon Parkinson WHITCHURCH Juniors Under-13s continued their fine form in Division Four with a resounding 8-1 victory over AEK Boco Juniors. Two goals from man-of-the-match Sam Hutton and strikes by Wayne Okutu and Daniel Mellon handed ’Church a 4-0 half-time cushion. Although a goalmouth scramble led to Boco replying early in the second half through Mason Williams, Reece Morgan’s hat-trick, courtesy of good set-up work by Hutton and Oscar Ighoakpokrire, and Toby Anstey’s stunning 25-yard effort, capped off a brilliant Whitchurch performance. In the same division, Stoke Lane Under-13s avenged three defeats at the hands of Frampton Rangers last season by beating them 6-2 with a dominant display. Ethan Ansell opened the scoring and it was 2-0 moments later when a defensive error led to Tom Wheatley side-footing into an empty net. Lane scored their third when Henry Birt’s corner somehow rebounded off the leg of Ansell for his second of the game. Frampton managed to grab a goal back, but Lane soon restored their three-goal lead as Will Ponting lobbed the onrushing keeper. Lane increased their advantage to 6-1 by half-time thanks to Josh Elgood and Harry Collett headers from Rollings corners before Frampton notched a late consolation goal. Fin Smith and Kai Elliot were in potent mood in front of goal as Henbury Colts Under-13s maintained their unbeaten start to the second division season with an emphatic 13-1 away win over Bradley Stoke. Early goals by Louis Dixon, Elliot and Louis Boyce set the pace for Henbury before Smith, Elliot again and Josh Cotterill added to the healthy tally before half-time. The second half saw more of the

● A Bristol United defender, centre, clears a Rockleaze Rangers corner in the Division One Avon Youth League game same, Smith hitting three in two minutes to take his tally to four. A crisp drive from Harry Goodman and another goal by Boyce came before Lewis Bennett clawed a goal back for Stoke’s consolation. The visitors finished strongly, though, with goals for Bert Powell and hat-trick man Elliot. Almondsbury Saints Under-12s maintained their perfect winning record in Division One with a 2-0 win at St Vallierr. Almonds’ Harvey Pritchard opened the scoring from close range and the visitors’ second goal arrived after a Parry effort was cleared into

the path of the impressive Marshall Bamford, who drilled home from 20 yards. In the second division, Harry Keen produced some fabulous crosses from the left wing and Jay Cooper hit the target but their efforts weren’t quite enough to prevent Brislington Under-12s falling to a 2-1 defeat at home to Warmley Rangers. AEK Boco Juniors Under-12s claimed their first win of the third division season with, a 7-0 success away against Brislington Colts following an unusually below-par opening to their campaign. Ethan Smith opened the scoring on

three minutes with a clever side-foot strike and the hard-working Joe Abraham made it 2-0 on the stroke of half-time. The tireless Joe Beardwell hit a second-half hat-trick and further goals from man-of-the-match Joe Abraham and Ethan Smith, with a superb diving header, ensured a comfortable three points. Frampton Rangers Under-12s and Whitchurch Panthers fought out an evenly-contested 1-1 draw in the same division. At the start of the second half Tommie Bright fired Frampton in front with a fine finish but Whitchurch hit an equaliser.

St Nicholas Under-12s extended their unbeaten run to three games with a hard-fought 3-0 win over local rivals Yate United Colts. After a goalless first half, Saints took the lead when man-of-the-match Tobie Parsons found Harvey Cheese, who cut inside his man on the edge of the box and struck a sweet shot into the top corner. Second-half sub Jensen Reader then made a run from the halfway line and held off two challenges before side-footing home from eight yards, before Stephen Hobbs made it 3-0 from close range in converting a good cross. Ashton Boys Under-15s continued their decent start to the season with a convincing 4-0 Division Three win over Rockleaze Rangers. Louis Partington broke the deadlock on five minutes with a delicate chip before Jack Alford’s powerful run ended with a rasping drive from the edge of the box. Gudjon then earned himself a penalty which he coolly dispatched to make it 3-0 at the interval and in a tighter second half Joe McGonely tapped home after a George Drissell thunderbolt bounced back off the bar. Rockleaze carved few chances due mainly to a well-marshalled back four. Meanwhile goals by Callum Tyler (2), Calum Rogers (2), his second from the penalty spot after Williams had been brought down, substitute Kevin Pearce and Jak Griffiths ensured Broadwalk Under-16s a 6-3 fourth division victory over a depleted Cadbury Heath team who finished up with nine men due to injuries and unavailabilities. The hosts, nevertheless, kept battling away and they were rewarded with a Cummings double and Chapple strike in an exciting end-to-end encounter which saw them trailing only 4-3 at one stage before their determined opponents pulled away.


Results SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Bristol Saturday Youth, Under-11: Buccaneers Black v Totterdown, Clifton Utd Bears 1 Buccaneers Orange 11, Southmead 4 Westbury Park Foxes Greens 2, Westbury Park Foxes Whites 6 Clifton Utd Lions 2. Under-12: Clifton Utd Tigers 1 Bishopston Utd 0. Under-13: Ashley Down 1 Bishopston Utd 3, Golden Hill Sonics 6 Thornbury Tn 2, Lockleaze 1 Stoke Lane 5, Rockleaze Rgrs 14 Shirehampton 2, Westbury Park Foxes 3 Wickwar Wdrs 1. Under-15 Cup: Ingleside Colts 0 Bishopston Utd A 1. Under-15A: Gordano Valley Giants 5 Golden Hill Sonics 3. Under-15B: Bishopston Utd Colts 9 Thornbury Tn Colts 2, Icthus 3 St Andrews 2. SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Gloucestershire FA Sunday Premier Cup, Round I: All Saints 5 Budgies Babes 3, Avon Plate 5 Smart Sports Coaching 2, Lebeq 5 Wizard Wdrs 2, Warwick 2 Foresters 1, West Country Utd 0 Stoke Lane Ath 8. Gloucestershire FA Sunday Intermediate Cup, Round I: Brislington Badgers 2 Avon Plate Res 4, Quayside 3 3 Lions 4, Pied Horse 0 Longreach Ath 1, Zimba 3 Lebeqs Tavern Courage Res 0, AC Bristol 2 Bsl Florentina 4. Ikon Bristol Sunday Premier, Premier Div: AFC Brunel 0 Amana 5, Beaufort 1 Lebeqs Tavern Courage 3, Bristol 5 Seniors 2 UWE Dynamos 5. Div I: Lawrence Weston Sunday 5 Keynsham Park Rangers 2, SWYD Utd 4 AFC Redland 2. Div II: Signal Generals 3 AFC Brunel Res 1, Totterdown Utd Sunday 4 Lockstock Utd 1. Div III: City Dart Veterans 3 South Bristol Swifts 0,Midland Spinner 0 Velindra 3, South Bristol Saints 1 West Country Utd Res 2, Spartans 7 Bristol Rgrs 0. Regional, Premier Div: Flowerpot 5 Sartan 4. Div I: Withywood Utd 3 Lazz 1, Sartan South 6 CK FC 0. Div III: Bsl Jaguars 4 FC Eastville 4, Jolly Boys 2

Shadwell Rov 0, The Langton 2 Broad Plain Sunday 3, Maytree Jets 4 BAWA Athletico 1, Real Fishponds 1 Almondsbury Ath 0. Div IV: The Argonauts 3 Novers OB 5, LFB Utd 4 HCC Utd 3, Willsbridge 4 Bristol Palace Res 0, AFC Inter 4 Guapa 0. Gloucestershire County Youth, League Cup Round I: Frampton Utd v Winterbourne Utd pp, Longwell Green Spts 1 Fownhope 3. Bristol U18 & U21 Football Combination, Bristol Central: Bromley Heath Utd 8 Saltford Colts 2, Fry Club Colts 10 Ingleside 1, Southmead CS 3 Highridge Utd 4, St Nicholas Colts 2 Hanham Ath 2, Stapleton 1 Bristol Central Ath 1. Bristol North: Bradley Stoke Youth 0 Coalpit Heath 3, Stoke Lane Ath 2 St Nicholas 3, Thornbury Tn 4 Mangotsfield Utd 5, Winterbourne Utd 1 Kingswood 4. Bristol South: Ashton Boys 3 Fry Club Jrs 5, Highridge Utd 2 Cadbury Heath Yth 3, Saltford 5 Old Cothamians 1, Yatton Ath 2 Bristol Spartak 1. Hanham Minor, Under-10A: Brislington Jrs 8 AEK Boco 4, Bsl Rovers SCJ 3 Bsl City JSC 2, Yate Utd 0 St Nicholas 10. Under-10B: Bitton 10 St Vallier 0, Henbury Colts 4 Coalpit Heath 7, Longwell Green 4 Whitchurch Spts Jrs 2, Thornbury Tn 10 Avon Ath 3. Under-10C: Bradley Stoke Utd 4 Ashton Boys Colts 1, Cadbury Heath Yth 6 AEK Boco Colts 1, Deerswood Abbots 6 Whitchurch Spts Jrs 3, Fry Club 0 Warmley Rgrs 10, Highridge Utd 3 Mangotsfield Utd 3, Lawrence Weston Colts 10 Yate Utd Colts 1. Under-10D: Keynsham Tn 3 Frampton Rgrs 7, Stoke Lane Ath 10 Bradley Stoke Yth 4. Under-11A: Bitton Reds 0 Keynsham Tn 4, Bradley Stoke Utd 3 Bath City Yth 4, Bristol City JSC 5 Mangotsfield Utd Colts 2, Bsl Rovers SCJ 3 Whitchurch Spts Jrs 1, Bromley Heath Utd 3 Bitton Blacks 1, Mangotsfield Utd 3 Patchway Spts 1. Under-11B: AEK Boco 3 Winterbourne Utd 4, Downend Saints 3 Cadbury Heath Yth 1, Longwell

Green 2 St Nicholas 2, Mangotsfield Hawks 2 Stoke Lane Lions 0, Whitchurch Spts Colts 0 Bsl Central 3. Under-11C: Bitton Whites 1 Frampton Rgrs 5, Bsl Spartak 9 Yate Utd 0, Yate Utd Colts 1 Ashton Boys 3, Keynsham Tn Colts 0 Thornbury Tn 5. Under-11D: Coalpit Heath 5 Brislington Jrs Colts 1, Hanham Ath Yth 1 St Vallier 0, Mangotsfield Utd Eagles 0 Nicholas Wdrs 5. Under-11E: Bristol Central Colts 10 Keynsham Tn Cobras 5, Broadwalk 2 Highridge Utd 10, Thornbury Tn Colts 3 Henbury Colts 2. Avon Youth, Under-12 Div I: Deerswood Yth 2 Bsl City JSC 1, Rockleaze Rgrs 3 Ashton Boys 3, St Vallier 0 Almondsbury Saints 2, Stoke Lane Ath Lions 3 Mangotsfield Utd 2. Under-12 Div II: Ashton Boys Jrs 3 Longwell Green Spts Jrs 0, Coalpit Heath 3 Almondsbury Spts 1, Highridge Utd 3 Keynsham Tn 4, Warmley Rgrs 2 Brislington Jrs 1, Yate Utd 1 Bsl Spartak 0. Under-12 Div III: Brislington Jrs 0 AEK Boco 7, Downend Saints 3 Bradley Stoke Utd 5, Frampton Rgrs 1 Whitchurch Spts Panthers 1, Henbury Colts 5 Bradley Stoke Yth 2, St Nicholas 3 AEK Boco Colts 0, Deerswood Abbots Blues 5 Ashton Boys Colts 1. Under-12 Div IV: Ashton Boys Wdrs 2 Downend Sts 2, Bristol Utd 1 Rockleaze Rgrs Colts 2, Mangotsfield Utd Colts 10 Shire Colts 0, Highridge Utd Lions 1 Hanham Ath Yth 9. Under-12 Div V: AEK Boco Colts 1 Mangotsfield Utd Hawks 2, Lawrence Weston Colts 4 Bromley Heath Utd 4, Thornbury Tn 5 Stoke Lane Ath Colts 3. Avon Youth, Under-13 Div I: Deerswood Abbots 3 Broadwalk 2, Downend Saints 1 Mangotsfield Utd 5, Keynsham Tn 5 Stoke Lane Ath Lions 4, Shire Colts 6 Avon Ath 3, Warmley Rgrs 5 Bsl City JSC 2. Under-13 Div II: Bradley Stoke Utd 1 Henbury Colts 10, Longwell Green Spts 0 Coalpit Heath 9, Rockleaze Rgrs 1 Ashton Boys 5, Yate Utd 5 Nicholas Wdrs 2. Under-13 Div III: Ashton Boys Colts 1 Bitton 9,

Ashton Boys Jrs 7 St Nicholas 2, Bsl Central 8 Whitchurch Spts 3, Pucklechurch Spts 2 Deerswood Abbots Colts 3. Under-13 Div IV: Downend Sts 1 Brislington Jrs 1, Nicholas Wdrs Colts 10 Clifton Utd 2, Southmead CS 4 Bromley Heath Utd 1, Stoke Lane Ath Colts 6 Frampton Rgrs 2, Whitchurch Spts 8 AEK Boco Jrs 1. Under-13 Div V: Winterbourne Utd 3 Severn Vale 3, AEK Boco Colts 1 Keynsham Tn Colts 3. Avon Youth, Under-14 Div I: Fry Club 2 Yate Utd 1. Under-14 Div II: Avon Ath 2 Ashton Boys Colts 4, Brislington Jrs 7 Bsl Rov SCJ 2, Bsl Spartak 4 Longwell Green Spts 1, Mangotsfield Utd 0 Warmley Rgrs 2, Yate Utd Colts 5 Downend Boys 0. Under-14 Div III: Winterbourne Utd 3 Keynsham Tn 5. Under-14 Div IV: Bishopston Utd 3 Lawrence Weston Colts 1, Clifton Utd 9 Mangotsfield Utd Colts 4, Highridge Utd Lions 0 AEK Boco 7, Mangotsfield Utd Eagles 0 Saltford Stars 7, Thornbury Tn 4 Shireway Rgrs 0. Avon Youth, Under-15 Div I: Avon Ath 1 Stoke Lane Ath 1, Bristol Utd 4 Rockleaze Rgrs 3, Imperial Saints 3 Southmead CS Colts 2, Nicholas Wdrs 10 Longwell Green Spts 1. Under-15 Div II: Brislington Jrs Colts 9 Downend Saints 2, Coalpit Heath 3 Saltford Stars 1, Deerswood Abbots 2 Thornbury Tn 5, St Nicholas 2 Bradley Stoke Yth 0, Warmley Rgrs 2 Yate Utd 7, Winterbourne Utd 3 Keynsham Tn Jrs 5. Under-15 Div III: Bitton 1 Highridge Utd 2, Bsl Central 10 Fishponds OB Yth 1, Fry Club 2 Avon Ath Colts 1, Mangotsfield Utd 0 Whitchurch Spts 5, Rockleaze Rgrs 0 Ashton Boys Jrs 4. Under-15 Div IV: AEK Boco Colts 2 Mangotsfield Utd Colts 2, Ashton Boys Colts 4 Warmley Rgrs Colts 3. Avon Youth, Under-16 Div I: AEK Boco 4 Hanham Ath Yth Hawks 1, Ashton Boys Colts 1 Mangotsfield Utd 1, St Nicholas 1 Bsl City JSC 3, Thornbury Tn 1 Ashton Boys 1, Yate Utd 0 St Vallier 3.

Under-16 Div II: Avon Ath Colts 0 Warmley Rgrs Colts 3. Under-16 Div III: Downend Sts 1 Coalpit Heath 6, Fishponds OB Yth 7 Shire Colts Ospreys 1, Rockleaze Rgrs 3 Golden Hill Sonics 1, Shire Colts 2 Almondsbury 0. Under-16 Div IV: Cadbury Heath Yth 3 Broadwalk 6, Hanham Ath Yth Falc 4 Wotton Rov 2, Keynsham Tn Jrs 7 Bradley Stoke Utd 0, Longwell Green Spts 6 Severn Beach 1, Saltford Stars 0 Bsl Rov SCJ 3. Under-16 Div V: Frampton Rgrs 3 Ashton Boys Jrs 7, Mangotsfield Utd Colts 2 Hanham Ath Yth Kestrels 2, Whitchurch Spts Wdrs 4 Thornbury Tn Colts 3. Bristol Girls, Under-10: AEK Boco Blue 0 Downend Flyers 10, Avon Ath 3 Cadbury Heath Yth 1, Portishead Tn 0 AEK Boco White 5, Downend Sts 0 Bsl Ladies Union Red 7. Under-11: AEK Boco Blue 2 Wotton Rov 1, Bradley Stoke 5 Whitchurch Spts 1, Longwell Green White 1 Downend Saints 7, Portishead Tn 2 Longwell Green Blue 1, Westbury Park Foxes 2 AEK Boco Red 1. Under-12: Bristol Ladies Yellow 6 St Nicholas 2, Hutton Jrs 1 AEK Boco 1, Mangotsfield Utd 0 Bristol Ladies Red 3. Under-13: Bradley Stoke Yth 1 Portishead Tn 1, Bristol Ravens 5 Wotton Rov 0, Downend 4 Thornbury Tn 5, Flyers 0 Mangotsfield Utd 10, Keynsham Tn 0 Quedgeley Wdrs 2, Longwell Green 2 AEK Boco 2, Downend Saints 0 Whitchurch Spts 10, St Nicholas 1 Bristol Ladies Union 2. Under-14: AEK Boco 9 Backwell Ath 5, Bristol Ladies Union 3 St Nicholas 8, Forest Green Rovers 5 Portishead Tn 0, Bath City 1 Frampton Rgrs 11. Under-15: Bradley Stoke Yth 1 Frampton Rgrs 11, Downend Flyers 1 Team Mendip 2, Fry Club Girls 0 Nailsea Jrs 7, Portishead Tn 1 AEK Boco 8, Ashton Girls 2 Bristol Santos 4. Under-16: Cheltenham Spa 5 Bristol Ladies Union 3, Brislington Jrs 0 Ashton Girls 1. Under-18: Keynsham Tn 5 Bristol Ladies Union 0.

Grassroots Bristol Post 26 September 2013  

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