Super Simmons is the Tigers goal star
PUBLISHED: 10:58 04 December 2008 | UPDATED: 12:32 11 August 2010
ECHO LEAGUE Bardag 2 Upney Tigers 4 THIS table-topping clash was always going to be a battle, but it was Upney Tigers under-15s who emerged victorious, thanks to a hat-trick from Jay Simmons. The first goal came from a cross by Ben Cox, whose delivery fou
Bardag 2 Upney Tigers 4
THIS table-topping clash was always going to be a battle, but it was Upney Tigers under-15s who emerged victorious, thanks to a hat-trick from Jay Simmons.
The first goal came from a cross by Ben Cox, whose delivery found striker Simmons to make it 1-0. Upney doubled the lead early in the second half as Simmons latched on to a pass from Alex Chapman to make it 2-0 and Craig Wallace made it three as he coolly slotted home.
Bardag were never going to just lie down and they netted twice but Simmons completed his hat-trick with a superb solo left-foot rocket.
Man of the match was Bobby Moorton.
Upney Tigers: Newall, Collins, Puddick, Moorton, Barclay, Rutterford, Chapman, Cox, Simmons, Wallace, Ambersley, Dye, Baker, Clark, Bundock, Richfield.
Barking Colts 3 Jays Boys 2
BARKING Colts under-15s stormed to a great win in an exciting game of football.
Joshua Whincup put Colts 1-0 up with a glorious free-kick before Ryan Harvey coolly slotted home from the penalty spot to make it 2-0.
Captain Harvey led by example, with Ryan Bussey, Bradley Wilson and George Brown in outstanding form.
Jays pulled a goal back, only for Whincup to score again, though Jays never gave up and were a credit to the game.
Man of the match was George Brown.
Barking Colts: Hill, Harvey, Wilson, Whincup, Barlow, Palmer, Wiltshire, George Brown, Sargent, Gary Brown, Dimond, Blandford, Tyrrell, Bussey.
Westward 2 Cobra 2
COBRA under-13s ground out a draw with Westward in a pulsating clash.
After an impressive start by both teams it took a fantastic goal by Staines from a corner to break the deadlock, though Westward battled back to equalise.
Another fine goal from Lawrence saw Cobra lead at half time before Westward claimed another equaliser. Cobra's man of match was Baldry.
Cobra: Burke, Helps, Cash, Berrecloth, Lawrence, Pickett, Newlyn, Staines, Saffa, Nelson, Chivuge, Owen, Ayers, Kuria, Cater, Baldry.
Dagenham United 4 Byron Red Star 3
DAGENHAM United under-12s put on a stunning performance which took them through to the next round of the league cup.
Two goals each from Bradley Retter and Darren Ling clinched the win as Retter was named man of the match.
Dagenham United: Retter, Ling, Murphy, Farley, Herring, Weller, Meleady, McGlynn, Hazell, Endean-Coyle, Adeshina, Sendeke.
Cobra 3 Euro Dagenham 1
A HARD-fought game saw Cobra under-11s take the points thanks to a hat-trick from Ernest Okoh.
A fine all-round team display in difficult playing conditions sealed the win, but Euro Dagenham also impressed, with J Everitt netting and Imbert-Thomas hitting a post.
Cobra: Monk, Kelly, Meyers, Oakley, Willmore, Landers, Chambers, Okoh, Reardon, Redgrave, Basha, Puncher, Owen, Wilson.
Euro Dagenham: Conroy, Dobson, A Everitt, J Everitt, Graham, Hussain, Imbert-Thomas, C Mcnicholas, D Mcnicholas, Olagbaju, Spurr, Tahiri, Wheatley.
Lakeview 1 Dagenham United 5
DAGENHAM United under-11s warmed up for this weekend's cup quarter-final with a hard-earned win at Lakeview.
Dagenham opened the scoring when Reno Turner fired home, but Lakeview battled back and deservedly equalised and could have taken the lead with some good passing football.
Oliver Houghton restored United's lead with a fine turn and shot though, and Dagenham were then gifted a penalty which Michael Meekcoms dispatched, before Siju Odelusi and Billy Anness added further goals.
Houghton was man of the match.
Dagenham United: Gray, Meekcoms, Anness, Belcher, Turner, Bartlett, Pitkin, Houghton, Odelusi, Waites, Phillips, Lawrence, Heather, White.
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