Priory Celtic round-up
Result of the weekend belonged to the U12 Girls who secured a League Cup semi-final place after an emphatic 7-0 win over Cotgrave Colts.
The girls had an incredible start to the game, scoring twice in the opening minute.
A true team performance saw the seven goals shared out with Bethany Garner (2), Megan Ashton, Ellie and Chloe Rutherford, Hollie Roffie and Caitlin Dickinson all on the score sheet.
Both U9 teams sit proudly on top of their respective divisions with played two, won two records.
In Division Three the newly promoted Whites won by the single goal at Ernehale Colts, Jake Lawe’s strike claiming the three points, whilst the U9 Greens, who ply their trade in the fourth division, entertained FC Cavaliers, winning 3-1, Joshua Caley, Tom Ellis and Alfie Hawksworth all with a strike each.
Not such good news for both U10s teams although coach Paul Newton will be happy with a point earned at Hucknall Sports, Connor Jones scoring in a 1-1 draw, and despite a fantastic 20 yard effort from Oliver Waite that gave the Whites the lead against West Bridgford Pirates the strong title contenders came back into the game eventually winning 3-1, Ben Griffiths winning the man of the match award.
Also on the wrong end of a 3-1 loss where the U12 Whites who lost at Ernehale Colts, Jake Simpson with the consolation goal.
In Sunday’s action, the U15s lost 4-2 in a competitive game at home to Heanor Staffs, George Summer’s first goal for the club along with a Nick Scott penalty not enough for Chris Elvins’ side to claim a point.
Both the U16s and U18s kept their title ambitions alive, the U16s beating Aslockton Cranmers 3-2 and the U18s overcoming Wollaton Hall 3-1.
The U14s lost 4-2 away at Karamia FC, the result made worse as captain Steven Taylor broke his collar bone and will be out for at least six weeks.
The U13s also lost on their travels, 3-1 at Gotham Rangers, while the U12 Greens won 2-1 against Blidworth to go top of the league, Joshua Wright and Christopher Huskisson on target.
The U11s won 5-0 away at West Bridgford, a Bailey Brown hat-trick sandwiched between strikes from Jack Shardlow and Lyle Hubbard claiming a well deserved three points
In mini-soccer friendly action, the U7 Greens, lead by Kev Bonington, played Clifton Aces and the manager’s son Frank won man-of-the-match with an heroic performance in goal.
Luke Burgon won the U8 Green award.
l The FA Tesco Skills Football Coaching team are to come to Kimberley Leisure Centre during half-term.
The session will take place for children aged 5-11 on Tuesday, February 19 between 10am-noon and 1pm-3pm.
To find out more and book a place, go online to www.thefa.com/tescoskills.