Burton tailor-made to grab the winner
PUBLISHED: 10:24 12 March 2009 | UPDATED: 12:35 11 August 2010
Grays Ath 1 Lakeview 2 LAKEVIEW produced a performance to be proud of to win the Echo Cup at Aveley FC after extra time. They overcame league leaders Grays Athletic, dominating the game from start to finish, with Bains producing a man of the match perform
Grays Ath 1 Lakeview 2
LAKEVIEW produced a performance to be proud of to win the Echo Cup at Aveley FC after extra time.
They overcame league leaders Grays Athletic, dominating the game from start to finish, with Bains producing a man of the match performance.
The early exchanges saw Lakeview create chance after chance but they were shell-shocked to find themselves 1-0 down at half time. With time running out, Burton created space down the right and crossed for Alhad to thump home from close range.
And with the crowd roaring every Lakeview touch, the ball was fed to Alhad, who tricked the tough left back into a foul inside the box. Burton missed the penalty, but made amends in extra time with the winning goal.
Lakeview: Westcott, Walker, Miller, Gangadharan, Alhad, Wilkinson, Campbell, Bains, L Burton, Mclune, G Burton, White, Mahil, Rubery, Oluwatobi.
Redbridge 1 Upney Tigers 2
UPNEY TIGERS under-15s moved to the top of the table after they edged a close game.
Ben Cox opened the scoring, before a cracking free-kick by Craig Wallace made it 2-0.
Redbridge scored from the penalty spot to set up an exciting last few moments, but the glory went to Upney. Man of the match was John Bundock for his dogged midfield work.
Upney Tigers: Puddick, Newall, Barclay, Gammaldi, Moorton, Collins, Cox, Rutterford, Baker, Bundock, Wallace, Simmons, Ambersley.
Harold Hill 1 Barking Colts 1
BARKING Colts under-15s fought out a battling draw with Harold Hill.
Colts started brightly and took the lead through Rowan Douglas and had chances to go further ahead which they did not take.
Man of the match George Brown and Bradley Wilson were in fine form, but Harold Hill scored late on when Colts lost concentration.
Barking Colts: Whincup, Palmer, Wiltshire, Brown, Sargent, Dimond, Blandford, Tyrrell, Bussey, Harvey, Douglas, Clark, Wilson, Ayilara, Barlow, Hill.
Ferns 2 Jays 4
JAYS under-14s overcame a well-drilled Ferns in fine style.
A great header from Parish and strikes from Cave, Animasun and Macey sealed victory. Man of the match was Surridge.
Jays: Dye, Surridge, Parish, Animasun, Small, Fowell, Costa, Punter, Swaby, Greaves, Cave, Ekmekci, Maycey, Ritchie.
Romford Royals 1 Jays 1
JAYS under-14s had to dig deep in a tight game to seal a draw against second-in-the-table Romford Royals.
Jays took the lead with a brilliant goal from Greaves, but they could not hold on despite a fine performance from man of the match Eckmekci.
Jays: Dye, Surridge, Small, Parish, Ekmecki, Cave, Lynn, Punter, Greaves, Maycey, Swaby, Costa, Fowell.
Romford Ryls 1 Rushingham 8
RUSHINGHAM under-14s brushed aside a brave Romford Royals with a fine all-round display of attacking football.
Hanson, May and man of the match Malone all chipped in with two goals each and Polley and Furneaux completed the rout.
Rushingham: Nurse, North, Burton, McNab, Malone, Polley, May, Mayer, Healy, Furneaux, Hanson, Smith, Azizi.
Parsonage 5 Woodford Yth 4
PARSONAGE COLTS under-12s won a thriller against Woodford Youth.
Colts battled against a strong wind in the first half and took a deserved lead through Tommy Ivers-Grant, but then went to sleep and Woodford scored three.
Colts recovered and scored three quick goals through Christian Pankui, Gazem Xahfa and Ben Cooper before Ben Dennett sealed victory.
Parsonage Colts: Haim, Dennett, Plunkett, Cooper, Ivers-Grant, Brown, Alozie, Korkurt, Lowe, Weaver, Pankui, Turner, Ocran.
Dagenham Utd 0 Rippleway 0
DAGENHAM UNITED under-12s held a strong Rippleway at bay to earn a fine draw.
The action was intense, but neither team could find a way to goal and a draw was a fair result. Man of the Match was Rhys Meleady.
Dagenham United: Meleady, Retter, Adeshina, McGlynn, Hazell, Ling, Murphy, Endean-Coyle, Duncan, Herring, Mohamed, McDonnell, Sendeke.
Dagenham Utd 3 Rippleway 0
DAGENHAM UNITED under-11s won a top-of-the-table clash against Rippleway.
With a gale force wind blowing across the pitch, the game was a touch unpredictable but Dagenham soon assumed control.
Man of the match Thomas Pitkin netted two fine goals and Olly Houghton poached another
Dagenham United: Grey, Meekcoms, Anness, Belcher, Turner, Bartlett, Pitkin, Lloyd-Reshan, Houghton, Odelusi, Waites, Philips, Lawrence, Brett.
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