Saffron Walden youth football round up

PUBLISHED: 15:24 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:24 25 February 2013

Saffron Walden youth football round up


Spartak 78 8 Haverhill Rovers 2

SPARTAK were quickly into their stride against Haverhill and never looked back

For the first quarter they spent most of the game attacking the Haverhill goal and were rewarded with a brace of goals apiece from Daniel Bunting and Charlie Cox as they raced to a 4-0 lead mid-way through the first half.

Måns Thornberg then made it 5-0 as his precise shot from the edge of the area went in off the post after good work on the right wing by Kayleigh Tucker.

Haverhill came back strongly and scored two goals and just before half time Spartak keeper Hayden Jackson made a smart save to keep it 5-2 to Spartak at the interval.

A much more even second half saw both sides provide exciting end-to-end entertainment for the spectators and it was Spartak who continued to score as first Charlie Cox got a well-deserved hat-trick and then a superb piece of skill by Thornberg setup Niall Geraghty to score from close range.

Gabe McBride topped off yet another strong performance from Spartak when he scored a late penalty to make the final score 8-2 to Spartak.


Saffron Walden 6 Somersham Town 0

SAFFRON Walden cruised through to the next round of the cup with a convincing win over Somersham.

Dan Page opened the scoring with a deft chip over the Somersham keeper. A Sammy Turner thunderbolt extended the lead and a Tom Coles penalty made it three just before half time.

After the break the away team were reduced to 10 men through injury and the game became one way traffic.

Ben Weedon notched the first of his second half brace and squeezed between his goals was a left footed volley by James Stalley.

As Weedon finished off the scoring latching onto a Turner ball the game was well and truly beyond Somersham.

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