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Colron U14s Victory in Demanding Conditions

By Nick Riley

League Lichfield & District Recreational League Under 14’s Division 1
Team Colron Boys U14s
Opposition Hayes Jaguars
When 1.56pm 8th December 2019
Where Hednesford Park
Colron Starting Team Ethan, Ryan, Beau, Shavoy, Bradley, Jordan, Ginge, Benzie, Bobby (Captain), Owen, Harry
Unable to play Thomas, Dylan, Aiden, Leo
Weather Cold Blustery, Showers, sunny spells, 6 degrees
Pitch Very soft uneven surface

Game Summary

First Half

The match kicked off four minutes early just as the rain started to come down. Both teams initially struggling to control the ball on a heavy uneven pitch. Colron’s defence holding strong not giving Hayes Jaguars attackers any chance. As the game progresses Colron start to take control and start creating some chances and twenty-two minutes into the game Owen finds the Hayes Jaguars net after a goalmouth scramble. The Boys go into half time with a 1-0 lead.

Second Half

The second half kicks off with Colron having the advantage of playing down wind, and the boys take full advantage and create several chances on the Hayes Jaguars goal. All the play is in the Hayes Jaguars half, eventually twenty minutes of relentless Colron pressure Harry finally breaches the opposition’s stubborn defence and scores the second goal of the match. The whistle blows for full time and Colron win 2-0 and their sixth win of the season. Well done boys, a great win in very demanding conditions.

Players of the Match

Congratulations to Shavoy (parents’ player) and Jordan (man of the match) well played boys!

STATS Colron U14s Hayes Jaguars
Half time 1 0
Goals 2 Owen (1), Harry (1) 0 (0 / 0)
Attempts 10 (4/ 6) 1 (1 / 0)
Shots on Target 5 (2/ 3) 2 (0 / 2)
Corners 3 (1 / 2) 1 (0 / 1)
Offside 0 (0 / 0) 0 (0 / 0)
Penalty (0/0) (0/0)

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