Swiss Valley dominate throughout

PUBLISHED: 12:45 27 October 2010

JUNIOR SOCCER :  Hutton Juniors U14's  V  Clevedon Utd(red)

JUNIOR SOCCER : Hutton Juniors U14's V Clevedon Utd(red)


IN AN inspired display against Kewstoke, Swiss Valley Rangers Under-10s A dominated throughout and deserved a half-time lead through Adam Major’s free kick.

IN AN inspired display against Kewstoke, Swiss Valley Rangers Under-10s A dominated throughout and deserved a half-time lead through Adam Major’s free kick.

Cameron Morgan and player of the game Tom Hayden, sought to extend the lead, and Ben Vaughton and Charlie Last supported well from defence. Late on in the second half, Kewstoke levelled with a shot to square the game.

The B team were quickly two up through Oliver Ganfield’s fierce strike and Josh Loveridge’s close range tap-in.

Kewstoke gradually asserted themselves and levelled it with goals each side of half time. Swiss ran away with it after three unanswered goals from Loveridge, Josh Hewitt and player of the game Ganfield.

There were stand-out defensive displays from Ben Tidcombe and goalie Josh Gwynn.

The Under-11s drew 2-2 against Priory Rangers in a friendly match.

Swiss Valley scored first through Declan Hay and the home team extended their lead after the break through Jordan Pooley, but Priory continued to attack.

They were rewarded with two goals in the final 10 minutes from Harry Beresford and Daniel Nunnes-Hunt, which left honours even. Man of the match for Swiss Valley was Jake Davis.

GORDANO Valley Giants took an early lead, but Nailsea Athletic Under-10s soon fought back with a header from Danny Robbins.

Minutes later, Robbins netted again with a fine strike following a counter attack. Gordano battled back, scoring an equaliser making the score 2-2 going into the break.

Gordano again took the lead early into the second half. Nailsea continued to press with Robbins netting again to complete his hat-trick. Robbins then turned provider for Taylor Edden to score the winner in the last kick of the game.

This was a great competitive game of football on a wet pitch. Joel Wilkins had a great game in goal, Reece Pippen and Charlie Cowan marshalled the defence with Taylor Edden and Joe Mansfield strong in midfield. Striker Danny Robbins was man of the match for Nailsea.

Nailsea B made easy work of this game to record their biggest win of the season so far.

Nailsea were awarded for their hard work when Hannah Thornton fired them into an early lead. Gordano equalised against the run of play only for Nailsea hit three more in double quick time, two from Dan Seagar and another from Thornton, who made it three goals in two games.

Gordano pulled one more back just before half time, but to no avail as Nailsea stayed strong throughout the second half with some stout defending. Bossing midfield was man of the match Ben Falkinder to win this match 4-2.

A HAT-TRICK from Will Hodges was the highlight of an impressive team display from Nailsea United Under-10s A.

Strong passing and inventive play made for an entertaining match, despite the heavy rain. Stand-in goalie Ben Jeffrey showed bravery on the slippery surface as Winscombe gave it their all and caused the Nailsea defence problems.

With a great performance from Ben Cowman and man of the match Ted Turner, they kept the score line in Nailsea’s favour. Further goals from James Harris, on-form Jordan Freear and Tom Meakin meant all three points came Nailsea’s way.

It was a reversal of fortune in the second match of this tightly-fought fixture. Despite Nailsea’s determination they couldn’t get themselves back into the game.

Goals from Joel Cranton and Callum Rowan gave the supporters much cheer and man of the match George Williams gave a confident performance, despite losing 6-2.

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