Clevedon Town cap brilliant season with awards night as under-18s celebrate a double
PUBLISHED: 13:00 09 May 2019
Clevedon Town held their annual awards night to cap a brilliant season.
The under-18s successfully retained the Somerset Floodlight Youth League Premier Division title, having won all 12 of their games.
The youngsters reached the third round of the FA Youth Cup where they came up against Manchester City and, despite losing 4-0, the 2,000 crwod were encouraged by what they saw as Clevedon progressed further than they ever had before.
The season also saw them win the Roger Stone Memorial Cup for the third year in a row, beating Wells City 3-0 in the final to complete the double for second consective season.
Alex White, who has been with the under-18s for the last four seasons, is stepping down from his role, but will still remain with the first team and presented the manager's Player of the Season award to midfielder Jack Sell.
Former Bristol Rovers youngster Sell would go on to have a fine season for the first team which saw him score eight goals in 22 apperances.
The next award to be handed out was the players' player of the season award and captain Mitch Osmond presented the trophy to defender Will Mann, who played seven times for the seniors in his breakthrough campaign.
Mann also picked up his first goal, when he slotted home the third in a 3-0 win over Shortwood United in April.
The next award went to Callum Kingdon who won the first team manager's player of the season award.
Having signed from Winterbourne United in 2015, midfielder Kingdom would play 44 times for the North Somerset club and score two goals in a successful season.
Archie Ferris would be the next player to win as he picked up the next two awards, claming the supporters' player of the season and young player of the season awards, presented by Dave Wright and White.
Striker Ferris, who signed for the club in July 2015, took a spell out from the game before coming back last July and would go on to play 44 games and score 11 goals in his first full season back.
The last award of the night would go to Tyler Ashmead, as he was presented with the players' player of the season award by Ash Nevins, having enjoyed a great season which saw the defender score five goals in 40 apperances
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