Priory Celtic round-up
The U12 Greens became the first Priory team to bring home silverware this season after their 5-0 win away at Riverside Royals sealed them the league title.
Goals from Alex Bentley and Christopher Huskisson (both claiming a brace) and a Dylan George effort helpedthem on their way.
Sunday saw some further fantastic results. The U15s, now unbeaten in three games, romped to a 4-0 away win at Al-Mandina in Derby, Josh Bukbarra (2), George Summers and Joe Shortland ensuring the good run of form continues.
The U13s put in an equally good performance away at Pegasus FC with a 3-0 win. A Connor Kennedy goal in the first-half then further strikes from Adam Loydall and Ravernelle James gaining three valuable points.
It was goals ahoy for the U14s as they saw off Netherfield Boys 6-3, two goals each for Billy Staniland, Dennis Surmaj and solo strikes from Liam Hayes and Marcus Dickinson.
The U18s were also involved in a high scoring game winning 5-3 at Ruddington Village Colts, whilst a 4-1 victory for the U16s sees them stay in second place in Division Two of the Sunday section.
The U11s narrowly lost 1-0 at home to West Bridgford Colts despite a man of the match performance from Dylan Wharton, and the U12 girls, playing in their most important game of the season, lost in the girl’s league cup semi-final at Derby County, Beth Garner scoring Priory’s consolation.
In Saturday mini-soccer action, the U8 Whites played Vernon Colts where manager Paul Scattergood gave the team the man of the match award, whilst the U7 Greens award went to Imami Nelmes.
In league action, Mick Reeves U9 White went back to the top of the league after a 3-2 win at home to Wollaton Hall, Jakes Lawes and Tommy Reeves scoring early in the game, though it took a Kyle Kelvey strike to win it.
The U9 Greens lost at home 5-1 to Keyworth United, Bobby Watson with the Priory goal, and both the U10s had days to forget in losing 5-0.
The Whites where brushed aside at first division Carlton Town in the league cup whilst the Greens lost at Sawley Gators.
Finally the U12 Whites dealt Carlton Town’s championships aspirations a severe blow after Priory claimed three deserved points in a 2-1 victory, the ever reliable pair of Robbie Horsley and Matt Hallam scoring the Priory goals.
Priory’s U13s entertain Pegasus on Thursday, April 25 at Eastwood Town’s ground with a 7pm kick-off.
The fixture is being used as the league’s referee development program, and entry is free on the day for what will be a closely-fought game.
l Due to overwhelming demand Priory have now formed a third squad at the U7 age group in preparation for next season.
Alongside this, the numbers attending the club’s current nursery section, for boys and girls in school year one, continues to grow.
Sessions are held at Kimberley Leisure Centre every Thursday from 5-6pm on the five-a-side court next to the main car park.
There is no need to book and children are asked to wear appropriate footwear and shin pads and to bring a drink.