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Youth football round-up: Maidenhead United Juniors u13s beat Ascot United in seven goal thriller

Maidenhead United Juniors u13s

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MAIDENHEAD UNITED JUNIORS FC

In only their third game together, Maidenhead United Juniors u13s beat Ascot United 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller.

Liberty fired them in front after the side started well but Ascot fought back to make it 2-2 at the interval.

Liberty completed her hat-trick in the second half, and Lela netted another to make it 4-2.

And, despite conceding a late third to Ascot, Maidenhead held firm to claim a spirited win.

 

MAIDENHEAD B&G FC

Maidenhead Anacondas u18s used the wind to good effect  as they came from behind for a 4-3 victory over Spencers Wood on Saturday.

Both sides struggled when the strong winds were against them and the Anacondas had their backs to the wall for much of the first 45 minutes, conceding twice despite some resilient play from Ollie Kennedy, Alex Webb, Elliot Reeve, Sam Roston, Jude White, Olly Moore and some excellent saves from Morgan Morris.

Wood snuck in to make it 3-0 just after the break before the Anacondas battled back to take the points.

Sammy March made the first opportunity for Harry Coombe to get them off the mark and, with the wind in their sails they quickly levelled matters with strikes from Adam White and a second from Coombe.

George Elliot then netted the goal of the match, beating three players before slotting home to seal a well-earned win.

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Maidenhead Boys & Girls u12s Dolphins continued their strong start to the season with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Directions u12s on Saturday.

Joel Wallace and Subhan Hussain netted as the side closed in for a third successive victory.

It took the club to top of the Berkshire Youth Development League u12s Division 1, an impressive start considering they were only promoted to the league last season.

Player of the match went to Finlay Howard, but he wasn’t the only player to excel in a determined team effort.

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Great passing and pressing play helped Maidenhead Sharks u12s to an emphatic 10-1 win over Shinfield Rangers at the weekend.

Five of their goals were scored by Esa Zaman, with Peter Nicholas and Kayden Butt both getting two to add to an own goal from Shinfield.

Alfie Butler and Kayden were named joint players of the match.

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Maidenhead B&G FC u18s Santos were 6-2 winners over Ascot United Leopards at home in Division 6 while the u16s boys side were also in fine form beating Arborfield Aces 6-1 in Division 4.

Lucas Pieltain scored the only goal for the u14s Colts as they lost 7-1 at home to Camberley Town Youth in Division 7.

Five of the visitors’ goals were scored after the break. The u12s Panthers nine-a-side team produced a much improved display as they lost 4-2 away at Ashridge Park Rovers.

Callum Neeson-Roberts netted twice for the visitors who also hit the woodwork on three occasions.

The u12s Foxes bowed out of the County Cup after a 5-2 away defeat to Windsor Youth Swifts, but the u12s Sharks cruised through after a 10-1 win at home to Shinfield Rangers.

The u12s girls Division 1 side were beaten 8-1 by AFC Reading Liberty Belles having been reduced to seven players by the end of the game due to injury.

The u14s girls held on to top spot in BCGFL Division 1 after a 2-2 draw at Tilehurst Panthers Reds. Hattie Parkinson and Becky Tinnelly were on target for the visitors.

Chloe Bagshaw netted a hat-trick as the u18s Girls Blue Sox beat Thatcham Tornadoes 9-0 at home.

Nancy Dean and Zoe Richardson both scored twice while Hollie O’Neill and Jess Davison were also on target.

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THAMES VALLEY DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE

The Explorers u12 Red maintained their 100% start to the season with a 4-1 victory away to Burnham Junior Jaguars in Division 1 of the Thames Valley Football Development League.

The Explorers scored three goals in the first half, the pick of them being the second which was a long range lobbed shot that looped over the keeper and into the top of the net.

Burnham scored their only goal right before half time to make it 3-1. Explorers put the game out reach in the first minute of the second half scoring once more to secure three points on the road.

In the other u12s matches around the TVFDL, Townmead Youth thumped Chalfont Saints Pythons 7-2. FC Cippenham Bears comfortably defeated Frontline 4-0, and S4K FC Wolves rolled over RedKore Juniors, 6-0.

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In the Wycombe and South Bucks Minor Football League, the u14s Golden Eagles achieved their first win of the season in an exciting game against Widmer End.

An early two-goal lead from Golden Eagles was rectified by Widmer End who equalised by half time.

In the second half, Golden Eagles scored a further two goals and went 4-2 up but Widmer got another goal back.

Golden Eagles dug in deep and were able to hold on to their lead until the final whistle.  All four of Golden Eagles' goals were scored by Sam Hopkins.

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