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Quarter Finals for Walmley Colron U8 Blues!

Walmley Colron Blues vs Bustleholme Spartans
16/05/2021 10:40am at Grace Academy, Pitch 2
Cup Game – Quarter Finals
Team: Zac, Tyler, Tommy, Cohen, Harry, Jake, Owen and Jacob
Manager and Coach: Richard and Andy.

First Half

Harry starts off the cup game with a smooth ball back to Zac and the game is on. Owen applies great
stress for the opposition in the box from the start to force out a corner for Harry. Very unlucky Harry
it was so close.

Bustleholme come out in force to display a commended passing formation down the field resulting
in a goal to them.

Zac stands strong in defence and tackles robust to regain the fight. A ball from Jacob to Zac sees the
play blocked for Zac. Zac defends again and the ball goes out of play.

Jake and Owen off and Cohen and Tommy on.

A remarkable play is about to happen. A ball from Zac to Tommy, sees Tommy making a great run up
field constantly checking and checking again and even though Tommy could have shot, he plays a
clean ball across goal to Cohen and great goal for Cohen. Tommy superb assist. – (One of the best
plays of the day).

Cohen is now blocked in goal, then Harry is blocked in goal too.

Jacob to Zac to Harry, who makes a great run forward and is taken down for a free kick. Zac takes the
play and its saved.

Cohen takes a turn to intercept the ball, and another turn sees him sustain possession and a play to

Tommy, sees Tommy ball just over goal.

Bustleholme retreat into our box quickly and a goal is scored.

Colron continue as a team and Zac to Cohen to Harry to Tommy and the ball is blocked.

There is lots of force being applied by Bustleholme and many runs are blocked before passes can

Tommy keeps up the fight and gets through and forceful strike sees the saved by the goalkeeper, but
the ball continues in play, unlucky Cohen just not quite this time.

Zac is under pressure in defence and its Half Time.

Second Half

Half Time complete and the game sees Zac, Harry, Tommy, Jacob and Cohen.

The game starts off quickly with both teams looking for the ball.

Jacob makes a good save and a ball to Zac sees a play to Harry and Tommy but an interception at the
end sees the ball back to Zac and the same play as previous this time the ball is a throw in for

Cohen takes on the team and battles strong with an excellent tackle by Tommy, but another goal is

Cohen off and Tyler on. Tyler continues to play well along the wing and forces pressure on
Bustleholme. They continue to move forward and its another goal for them.

A strong fight in the box, sees our defending skills put to the test.

Tommy off and Jake on.

Zac gets the ball and a play to Jake sees an unlucky finish.

Bustleholme score again.

Colron have not given up and the last 5 minutes demonstrate they good play. Zac makes a strong
defend and gets a throw in. Down the line to Tyler but the ball is just a little to far, but an almighty
run Tyler (Good try).

A few throw ins for Tyler and Zac but no lucky connections, until a pass from Zac sees connection to
Harry and an unlucky miss by Harry, this time its Tyler turn and an unlucky miss. Tyler runs and
shows great footwork to regain possession and a ball to Zac sees his shot saved and forced to a

The corner proves a quick retreat for Colron and 2 saves for Jacob.

Owen on Harry off.

Owen plays well to defend off pressure from midfield and a tackle sees Jake hurt and off and Harry
back on.

End to end play sees the game finish our cup dreams. Boys you did so well and great effort to get to
the quarter final.

Words from Richard “Getting to a quarter final is a fantastic achievement. Everyone should be very
proud of themselves”.

Player of the match goes to Tyler. You play every week well and battle always to get the ball. Great
first game today particularly. Well done Tyler.

Next Game- Friendly TBC. 23rd May 2021

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