Youth and girls football reports

PUBLISHED: 14:06 26 November 2010

Mutford United 1, Waveney Youth U13A 3

WAVENEY made the short trip to Mutford and despite not being at their best, the visitors did enough to secure the three points against tenacious and spirited opponents who came out of the match with great credit. Waveney took an early lead when French whipped in another of his dangerous corners and Hudson nipped in to force home the opener. The goal had a positive effect on the home side who galvanised their efforts and were deservedly level when a long range shot was misjudged by Meades in the Waveney goal, who then redeemed himself with a fine save to keep Mutford out. Woods and Gallant had chances to restore Waveney’s lead but it was one-all at the break. Although finding it difficult to play enterprising football on a heavy pitch, Waveney dug-in and when Evans was unceremoniously bundled over, Butler calmly slotted home the penalty to put the visitors back in front. Mutford continued to look dangerous on the break but Hudson sealed matters with a cracking free-kick for the third and Mutford’s keeper then parried a great shot from man of the match Woods against the post. Woods then had another fine chance near the end to make it four but shot just wide.

Hemsby Hornets U13A 1 Blundeston Magpies U13 2

A GREAT game of open attacking football, well refereed and played in the best spirit between two talented and hard working sides. In an open first half Magpies created a number chances only for Hemsby to score first from a well executed move. The second half continued in end to end fashion but when Stints calmly slotted home to equalise the tide started to turn in favour of the away side. The work rate from Joe and Ally was exceptional as they tracked back to support the midfield and then broke in possession. Cam was faultless on his return at the heart of defence and Dom played a blinder alongside him. Man of the match Stints then scored his second with a well placed header and Magpies retained enough of the ball to see the game out. Although they were indebted to Fletch for a super save with four minutes to go.

Caister 1, Waveney U11A 4

THIS game was always going to be strength sapping on a boggy sloping pitch, but Waveney set off with a vengeance, pressing the Caister goal for the first ten minutes without getting the breakthrough they wanted. Finally with Caister having made their first raid on the Waveney goal, Waveney were able to catch them on the break, and Ryan, through on his own slotted calmly home. Caister began to show signs of better football, only for Cameron to bang home a fine goal to put Waveney two up. He popped up again just on half time to grab another from a goalmouth skirmish. Despite the score Caister finished the half pressing Waveney with some fine football. Five minutes into the second half Caister broke away to claims a well-taken goal. With Waveney now battling up the slope, there was some good football all round. Ryan settled the match winning, and taking a penalty. He also walked off with the man of the match award.

KPFC Titans 3, Waveney U9A 1

A GOOD match on a heavy pitch. Both teams started the match at a good pace, with Titans having the early possession playing their passing game. Jack put in a lovely cross and JC got on the end of it to score the first goal, the game was played at a good pace with Waveney counter attacking. Then Stanton put the second away for the Titans after some good work by Max and Callum. Straight from the kick off Waveney pulled one back. After the break it was a battle of the midfields with some good counter attacking by both teams keeping both defences and goalkeepers on their toes. Max scored the third goal to wrap the game up, despite some great moves by Waveney at the end with Titans defence of Jamie, Kelvin and HG in goal holding strong. Titans MoM: Max.

Kirkley & Pakefield U14C 10, Ormesby U14 1

K&P got straight into the game right from kick off, they seem to like playing in bad weather and went 1-0 up within ten minutes with a goal from JJ. Minutes later a cross from the wing found JJ who got his second, Ormesby were finding it hard to contend with the forwards of K&P, and it wasn’t long before JJ got his third goal with a move that came from the K&P defence right through to the attack. Ormesby then got a rare ball forward that caught the K&P defence asleep and pulled one back to make it 3-1. By half time JJ had scored his fourth goal to make it 4-1. The second half was like the first with Ormesby not being able to cope with the K&P forwards, and it wasn’t long before Jessy found the net twice in the space of ten minutes to make it 6-1. JJ added another to his tally, before coming off injured. Another through ball found Jessy who got his third goal to make it 8-1. Kegan then got on the score sheet, and then Harry added a goal to make it 10-1 the second time this season K&P have hit double figures. MoM: JJ.

Kirkley & Pakefield U14A 0, Waveney Youth A 10

TEN-man K&P quickly went one down after a defensive mix-up. Waveney piled on the pressure but Louis, in goal, made a succession of spectacular saves to deny them a second goal until the 22nd minute. At this point, Alex, who had been strong in defence and creative in midfield had to come off injured reducing K&P down to nine men. Waveney exploited this weakness to score a further three goals in the last five minutes. The second half continued in the same vein, despite the best efforts of Noah, Will and Ricky in defence, and Louis continuing to pull off a succession of good saves. Ten minutes into the half and Waveney were seven up. Alex returned to the pitch when he, Ben and Mark linked up well but Mark’s shot was tipped over the bar and then Ben shot wide. Unfortunately Waveney got another goal as Louis slipped in the mud and then scored again after a goalmouth scramble straight after kick-off. They got their tenth goal a few minutes later. Despite continued pressure, with Louis in oustanding form, Waveney did not score again. K&P went close to scoring on several occasions with Ben, Mark, Sonio and Alex doing well up front, ably supported by Jordan and Brandon, but they just could not get a consolation goal. MoM: Louis.

Breydon Boys U12 1, kirkley and Pakefield U12C 7

FROM start to finish the K&P players were fantastic in every department. Kieren was excellent at back. Connor was first class in defence and up front scoring two goals. Matty and Tom were in total control in the middle with Matty netting his first of the season. Finlay was outstanding on the wing also finding the net twice, once after taking on five players. Macca and Nathan worked the line well with both scoring one goal apiece.

Hemsby U9B 4, Waveney U9B 4

WAVENEY started this game very well and soon found themselves ahead, A fine corner taken by Sonny Ling fell to Joseph Clarke who finished well to put Waveney ahead and also score his first of the season. Waveney quickly scored a second when a cross from Corey Robinson found its way into the corner of the net. A third followed before half time when a great pass by Joseph Clarke found Corey Robinson whos cross fell to Joshua Humphreys who took a touch and finshed well. After half time Waveney scored a fourth with man of the match Joseph Clarke scoring his second of the game. After this Hemsby showed why thay are a great team and scored four quick goals as Waveney became more nervous. The score finished level. BROADLAND HOLIDAY VILLAGE MoM: Joseph Clarke.

Shrublands U14 2, Waveney Youth U14B 1

WITH Shrublands sitting top of the table, remaining unbeaten this season Waveney knew they were in for a tough game. Unfortunately the away side started too defensively and allowed Shrublands the room to attack from the opening period. A few lucky escapes and the Lowestoft lads started to get to grips with their opposition taking the game to them. Alexander and James went close and started to pressurise the back line. Daniel narrowly missed a corner with the ascendency in the hands of Waveney, but Shrubs broke with the ball and waltzed around four players before finishing at the near post for 1-0.

Alexander equalised after the break with a super passing combination involving Jake, James and Corey ending with Alex chipping the advancing keeper. Just as Waveney looked like they were going to add to their tally Shrublands fired in their second with a speculative effort that dipped under the bar. Ryan managed to get fingers to the ball, but unfortunately couldn’t make the save. Waveney then dug deep, tackled hard matching Shrublands for everything and pushed again - but somehow the ball nestled in the side netting from Alexander’s header. MoM: Robert Harris.

Kirkley & Pakefield U16B 6, Tacolneston 0

THE cup gave Kirkley the opportunity for a bit of light relief from their league campaign and a chance to try players in some unfamiliar positions. The most notable of these was for goalkeeper Dominic Bond who had a barnstorming game in central midfield managing to score twice in the process. Owen Cropley opened the scoring midway through the first half, picking the ball up in his own half he charged down the wing, cut inside the defender and slammed home from the edge of the area for a magnificent solo effort. Bond then scored his first stabbing out a foot to direct Cropley’s corner in to the back of the net, and it should have been 3-0 before half time, however having rounded the keeper Postill somehow managed to fire wide of the completely open goal. 10 Minutes after half time it was up to Bond to once again show the strikers how to do it, neatly slotting in the rebound from Blake’s original effort. William Mower then beat the offside trap to run clear and fire home from a tight angle before completing his brace with an easy tap in after good work from Hall and Woodvine in midfield. Finally Joe Chilvers completed the scoring converting Spillings’ through ball to give the home side a comfortable progression into the quarter finals of the cup. MoM: Dominic Bond.

Kirkley and Pakefield U12D 1, Magpies U12 3

AFTER last week’s goal-fest, the Kirkley keeper left the boys largely frustrated with a superb display. In the first half first Sam and then Jamie had shots tipped round the post. Logan finally broke the deadlock scoring from close range from the rebound of Sam’s shot. The defence, including man of the match Alex had limited Kirkley to a couple of half chances. The second half started with another great save from Sam’s long-range shot. A pass from Taylor found Declan clear in the box, the keeper parried his initial shot and he netted the rebound. Magpies scored their third when a great cross from Sam found Jamie unmarked in front of goal to sweep the ball into the top corner of the net. Sam had two further chances, one was saved and the other hit the post from a long-range free kick. Just when the Magpies thought they were home and dry, Kirkley scored from close range to reduce the arrears. The Kirkley keeper was injured and his replacement continued to thwart the boys, saving efforts from Declan and Sam.


Norwich City U12 Girls 0 Waveney U12 Girls 2

WAVENEY Girls travelled to play Norwich City Girls, who were clearly no pushover. The game started with Waveney putting Norwich on the backfoot. J Green, L Robbens and A Everson were defensively solid and made great use of their strength and relentless pressure on each Norwich player. A steadily improving M Lyon, showed great awareness and her passing and positioning on the pitch was excellent. Both Waveney goals came in the first half from flowing football, where M Lyon, A Everson and B Turner twice linked up for B Turner to score both goals. B Turner terrorised the Norwich defenders and S Callaghan, the smallest player on the pitch, proved her effectiveness in pressurising the Norwich players into losing the ball. Goalkeeper G Tiffin used her feet to stop at least four shots and the substitutes E Walker and L Cathersides battled and tackled every time they had the chance. Despite this good performance, the Norwich team were no pushovers. Their keeper had an excellent game, fending off several Waveney attacks, and they pressed to the final whistle and went close with a number of shots. Eon and ICENI PoM: M Lyon.

Needham Phoenix 0, Waveney Girls FC U16 14

N Thomas in the first and L Teicher in the sixth minute provided an early lead. Despite this the first half was played with little enthusiasm, nevertheless further goals through M Wilson (2), G Wilson with her first for Waveney and N Thomas made it a comfortable half time lead. Both teams upped the pace in the second half and a good match developed. L French directed the defence well. S Reynolds was impressive and A Wilson gave her opponents little space. The midfielders S Knights, S Eastwood and J Langer directed the game well and a further goal through L Teicher was the result. In the last 12 minutes Waveney displayed an amazing attacking football with seven goals through B Thomas (2), N Thomas (2), G Wilson (2) and L Teicher for a convincing win.

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