RISHTON UNITED: On Sunday, in the North Valley Youth League, the Under eight Blues lost out to a last minute winner against Bacup.
Bacup took the lead just after half-time but Rishton got back in it with a Luke Wolstenholme penalty until the late goal.
The Under eights Red won 1-0 against Pendle Forest Hawks with Kian McKenna the scorer. Rishton keeper Dylan Harling pulled off some stunning saves.
The Under 10s suffered a 7-1 defeat against Burnley Knights. MOTM was Daniel Holden while the Under 11s Blue were 5-3 winners over Barnoldswick Barons to preserve their unbeaten record.
MOTM Jack Goggins opened the scoring before Barons hit back twice and then Paddy Harling equalised just before half-time. Rishton turned up the pressure after the break with goals from Jake Smith, Goggins and Ronan Dobson.
The Under 14s lost 9-1 to league leaders Knuzden. Dominic Parker was the MOTM.
On Saturday, in the Blackburn, Darwen and Hyndburn JYFL, the Under nines lost 2-1 to league leaders Accrington Stanley in the cup.
Harry Wissett had given Rishton a first half lead.
The Under 10s lost out to Great Harwood in extra-time in the cup. It was a battling defensive display by Rishton with the score goalless at half-time.
In the second half, Rishton hit the post but it went into extra-time and Great Harwood were awarded a penalty which George Ramsbottom slotted home.
The Under 11s ended their unbeaten run with a 2-0 to loss to Barrowford Celtic. It was a below par show but keeper Sean Kelly was superb and was the Referee’s MOTM.
The Under 12 recorded a 7-0 win over Huncoat United and the score could have been better but Rishton missed two penalties. Goalscorers were Declan Bryom (two), Dylan Palmer (two) and Referee’s MOTM Kegan Dobson (hat-trick).
The Under 13s, last year’s Consolation Cup winners, went out of the competition, losing 5-1 to Akzo Yellow.
The Under 14s Blue were overcome 5-2 by Oswaldtwistle FC. Hassan Akhtar made it 1-0 to Rishton but it was 2-1 to Oswaldtwistle at half-time.
Oswasldtwistle made it 3-1 after the break before Reece Harwood made it 3-2. But Ossy bounced back with two goals. Rishton’s MOTM was Liam Mcnulty.
The Under 15s were knocked out of the cup in a 6-2 loss to Akzo Green. With 10 minutes to go the scores were level at 2-2 and Rishton, whose goals had come from Corey Slater and Sam Yates, looked good for extra-time before Akzo’s late flurry.
Greyhound Ford: The Under 15s ran out 8-1 winners in the second round of the league cup over Blackburn Town. Goal heroes were Danny Baker, Max Howells, Andrew Moores and a hat-trick from Matthew McClatchey.
The Under nines played in the second round of the league cup at Huncoat United but lost 4-0. MOTM was Kyle Mason.
ACCRINGTON STANLEY : In the cup on Saturday, the Under nines were 2-1 winners over Rishton while the Under 10s enjoyed a 2-0 victory over Pendle White thanks to two goals from Rosbottom.
The Under 11s got through to the next round after a 3-1 win over Clitheroe Red with Brown, Norcross and Cole on target.
The Under 12s Blue were 2-1 victors over Akzo with Grant and Butterworth the goal heroes while the Under 12s Red needed penalties to see off Rossendale Valley. It was 3-3 after normal time, 4-4 after extra-time and 4-2 on penalties. Howarth and Nuttall got two goals each.
The Under 13s ran out 3-0 cup winners over Akzo Green with Jones scoring twice and Knott once. Gill and Howarth got the goals for the Under 15s as they knocked Barrowford Celtic out of the cup.
In Sunday’s cup games, the Under eights White had a 3-2 win over Great Harwood with Ward, Treanor and Barnes the scorers.
The Under Eights Red lost 9-1 to Langho Blue with Newton the scorer while the Under nines Red were 4-0 winners over Clitheroe Red. The White side, though, lost 3-1 to Lammack with Duxbury scoring.
The Under 10s were on cloud nine after beating Akzo 9-1 with Wilkinson scoring four, Downes two and Phelps, Nelson and Young grabbing the others.
The Under 10s White won 5-4 on penalties against Darwen Rangers after the game finished 1-1 after extra-time with Carter on target.
In the Under 12 LFA Cup, Stanley were 3-2 winners over Lourdes with Butterworth scoring twice and Scott grabbing the other.
The Under 12s White put five past Darwen Rangers in a 5-3 win. Nuttall celebrated a hat-trick with Holtom and Parkinson also on target. The Under 13s won 4-3 against Haslingden with Partington scoring twice and Jones and Knott got the others.
The Under 15s were 5-1 victors over Langho as Hoctor and McInulty scored two each and McKenna grabbed the other.
In the Under 16 LFA Cup, Stanley needed penalties to see off Poulton Youth after the game finished 3-3 after extra-time. Johnston (two) and Jackson got the goals.
St Josephs: The Under 14s crashed out of the cup, losing to Briercliffe Rovers on penalties. Neither team could score in open play. Fergus Heyes stepped up to score the first and only penalty with the eventual score being 3-1 to Briercliffe.
HUNCOAT UNITED : Saturday’s Under nines progressed to the cup semi-final, thanks to a 4-0 win over Greyhound Ford. Henry Hindle bagged a hat-trick with the other goal coming from Dylan Liddle. MOTM was Ryan McLean.
Sunday’s Under nine Badgers went out of the cup, losing 4-3 against Akzo Yellow.
Saturday’s Under 11s Allstars were desperately unlucky to make a cup exit, losing 3-2 to a goal scored in the last minute of extra-time to Baxenden Villa. Tom Gilroy and MOTM Chris Dwyer got the goals.
The Under 12s good run of form came to an abrupt end losing 7-0 to Rishton United while the Under 13s progressed in the cup beating Great Harwood United 3-1.
The Under 14s lost a close encounter 3-2 against Wilpshire Wanderers. Elliott Neil and Ryan Pearson scored the goals while Kyle Broadhurst was MOTM.
Sunday’s Under 14s beat Blackburn United by a staggering 19-0. Jake Crabtree scored seven, MOTM Adam Smith grabbed five while Jake Fairweather and Ryan Peason got two each. The others were scored by Jake Whitehead, Bradley Herbert and Josh Lishman.
The Under 15s suffered a cup exit losing 4-2 after extra-time to Readstone United. Referee’s MOTM Jason Thompson scored both goals while Matt Fearon was awarded Manager’s MOTM
Knuzden: The Under 12 side are on the hunt for an established goalkeeper to strengthen their squad. Training is on TuesdayS from 7-8pm from Level One and Two coaches. They also want outfield players to play on Sunday in the Blackburn, Darwen and Hyndburn JTFL. Contact Paul on 01254 54894.
Great Harwood Rovers: Saturday’s Under 11s drew 2-2 with Barrowford Celtic with Thomas Braithwaite and Joseph Starkie getting the goals.
The Under 11s also drew 2-2 with Clayton with Thomas Braithwaite and Scott Sykes getting the goals.
The Under nines stretched their unbeaten run to six games with a 7-1 win at Huncoat Badgers.Goalscorers were Harry Swiatzak (five) and one each for Zac Gelderd and Nathan Cox.They then remained in third position after a 2-1 home win against Huncoat. Goalscorers were Callum Hesketh and Nathan Cox.
The Under nines reached the quarter-finals of the cup with a 4-2 win over Clitheroe Wolves Yellow. Goalscorers were Zac Gelderd (two) and one each for Callum Donohue and Nathan Cox.
The Under 10s celebrated a 1-0 win over Pendle Forest Green with George Ramsbottom scoring the only goal direct from a corner. MOTM Dominic Shephard.
The Under 10s girls played their first away game at Inter Mill Hill. They needed a win and got with Player of the Match Kristy Cronin scoring twice in a 2-1 win.
They then took on Lammack with Kristy Cronin scoring the only goal to move them up to joint second in the table. Player of the Match was Megan Smith.
The Under 11s drew 1-1 with Langho. Charlie Feeney gave Harwood an early lead before Langho came back MOTM was Billy Hargreaves.
Harwood then made it six games undefeated and moved into second spot after a 5-0 win over bottom of the table Lammack. Bradley Allen scored a hat-trick, Charlie Feeney scored the fourth and captain and MOTM Arron Phillipson completed the scoring.
CHURCH: The Under 10s lost 1-0 to Whalley. Joshua Chadwick and Tomas Smith came close. Referee’s MOTM was Zack Liegh while Church MOTM was defender Lewis Southward.
AGSA: The Under 12s lost 4-2 to Myerscough who got their revenge for a cup defeat. Myerscough went into a 3-0 lead but AGSA hit back with two quick goals from Carrie Ingham and POTM Laura Starkie. They went for the equaliser but were caught out at the back late on.