Search

Revenge is sweet as Maskell strikes

PUBLISHED: 16:37 04 March 2009 | UPDATED: 12:32 11 August 2010

ECHO LEAGUE Roneo Colts 0 Aztec 2 FOLLOWING an opening day thrashing by Roneo Colts, Aztec under-10s were determined not to let the same happen thing again and they reaped their revenge. In the first half the visitors played up the hill after some good pa

ECHO LEAGUE

Roneo Colts 0 Aztec 2

FOLLOWING an opening day thrashing by Roneo Colts, Aztec under-10s were determined not to let the same happen thing again and they reaped their revenge.

In the first half the visitors played up the hill after some good passing football, and twice went close.

After the break, Aztec dominated possession, with Campion hitting the woodwork and missing a one-on-one chance, before Maskell broke the deadlock.

After the dangerous Gurden was brought down, up stepped man of the match Young to hit a thunderbolt from 20 yards that rifled into the top corner.

Atzec: Watts, Young, Maskell, Merchant, Clayton, Hosier, Gurden, Campion.

Barn Sports 2 Euro Dagenham 3

EURO DAGENHAM under-10s moved closer to the league title by edging out a battling Barn A side by the odd goal in five.

Euro started brightly and dominated the first half, going into a 2-0 lead, before Barn pulled a goal back against the run of play.

Euro recovered their two-goal advantage before Barn rallied, scoring a late consolation.

Euro's goal scorers were Ricky Morris, Samet Lunmnica and Michael Foulkes.

Euro Dagenham: Parkyn, John, Harris, Thomas, Morris, Foulkes, Lunmnica, Turner.

Cobra 2 Prostar 1

COBRA under-10s battled back from a goal down to win a hard-fought game.

A goal from Jack Saunders and fox-in-the-box Joe Budge secured victory while Dylan Jordon excelled at the back with a masterclass performance, earning him man of the match.

Cobra: Bowness, Budge, Iwaran, Jordon, Knight, Martin, Saunders, Twiggs.

Colebrook Royals 1

Riverside Rangers 3

RIVERSIDE RANGERS under-10s negotiated a tricky game against Colebrook Royals.

With some short interchanges and good movement off the ball, Riverside set up Tom Beckwith to slot home.

Colebrook constantly threatened to grab an equaliser, but man of the match Andrew Dukes intercepted a pass to set up an attacking move which resulted in a goal for Edward Johnson.

Jack Robery and Blu Thompson held firm at the back for Riverside and though Colebrook smashed the ball home to make it 2-1, Beckwith turned inside his marker and picked his spot to secure a 3-1 victory.

Riverside Rangers: Sach, Thompson, Robery, Dukes, Khan, Johnson, Davies, Syal, Beckwith.

Byron Red Star 0 Euro Dagenham 1

EURO Dagenham under-eights battled hard for a well-deserved win at Byron Red Star.

The only goal of the game came in the first five minutes. Darragh Cronin was first to react when Harry Butler's fierce shot rattled the crossbar and he bundled the ball over the line.

Both teams were awarded penalties but both failed to hit the target. As the game wore on, Euro became stronger and were unlucky not to increase their lead after shots from Gezim Karakushi and Archie Harris were saved. Man of the match was Fadina-Zachariah.

Euro Dagenham: Smith, Akyena, Harris, Fadina-Zachariah, Butler, Karakushi, Cronin, Sina, Driza.

CHELMSFORD & DISTRICT YOUTH LEAGUE

Aim High 2 Roneo Colts 1

RONEO COLTS under-eights suffered last minute heartbreak against the league leaders after equalising themselves with only seconds to go.

After a goalless first half, Aim High took the lead almost immediately, but the visitors never gave up and looked to have grabbed a deserved equaliser through the never-say-die Bobby Bellingham.

But Aim High responded with a killer blow that left Roneo in tears. Harry Whitefield's defending deservedly earned him the Man of the match honours.

Roneo Colts: Hart, Maydell, Clinton, Billingham, Fajembola, Gross, Whitefield, Ahmet, Walsh.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Barking and Dagenham Post. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Barking and Dagenham Post