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Youth Football: Success for Valence United under-14s and under-18s

PUBLISHED: 16:00 28 November 2017

The latest news from the local football scene (pic: David Davies/PA)

The latest news from the local football scene (pic: David Davies/PA)

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A round-up of the latest matches from the Valence United teams

Valence United under-14s continued their fine unbeaten form with a thrilling 3-2 win over Harold Hill Whites.

The sides last met as recently as two weeks ago, with United coming out on top by a score of 2-1.

Raden Danjolli impressed throughout in goal, saving shot after shot to repel the Harold Hill attacks.

At the other end, Thierry Harry opened the scoring for Valence with a superb goal he will surely have been proud of.

After being left one-on-one with the opposition full back, Henry cut inside his man, before firing his shot into the net to give United the lead at half time.

Early in the second half, Valence were able to double their lead after substitute Kamal Mahoney found the target.

Following some intricate build up play, the ball made its way to Mahoney, who tucked it away with a delightful finish.

Despite their dominance, and Danjolli’s performance between the sticks, Harold Hill pulled one back to put the game in the balance.

However, Mahoney produced a near-immediate response to restore United’s two-goal advantage.

Whites struck again to make it 3-2, but thankfully Valence were able to see out the remainder of the match without conceding again.

Valence: Danjolli, Webb, Delaney, Orija, Doherty, Owusu, Ahmed, Harry, Wendson, Akinlabi, Campbell. Subs: Sankauskas, Sharma, Dempsey, Mahoney.

• Rob Carvalho and Jack Jones both hit braces as Valence United under-18s cruised to a 4-1 win over Crown & Manor.

Despite the final margin of victory, it was Crown & Manor who took an early lead in the match.

However, Valence were soon level when Carvalho scored his first of the match after being expertly played in.

United took control of the match in the second half, with Jones netting to fire his team in front for the first time.

Jones then struck again to double Valence’s lead, before Carvalho rounded out the scoring.

Valence: Griggs, Webb, Delaney, Field, Buckland, Ro Carvalho, Re Carvalho, Boakye, Stimson, Jones. Subs: Quinn, Mizon, Sayer, Akyena.

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