THE latest reports from around all the local leagues …
Huncoat United: The Under nines beat Wilpshire Wanderers 3-1, thanks to two goals from Henry Hindle and one from Ryan McLean. MOTM was Callum Dwyer.
Huncoat's Badgers beat Huncoat's Under nine Allstars 7-0. Goals came from Joe Lloyd, Joel Fox, Dylan Liddle, Lewis Honey, Danny Leeming and two from Andrew Hilton Benjamin. MOTM was Jack Beech.
The Under 11s Allstars had a good win beating Darwen 4-1. There were two goals from Chris Dwyer and one each from Connor Demain and Zac Bannan. MOTM was Thomas Gilroy while the Referee's MOTM was Callum Harrison.
The Under 12s had a great win beating Belthorn United 6-0 while the Under 13s also won, overcoming Knuzden 2-0.
The Under 11 Red put up a brave effort against a strong Brierfield Celtic team eventually losing 3-0. MOTM was Brandon Read.
Saturday's Under 14s lost against Akzo Green with Josh Bray MOTM while Sunday's Under 14s defeated Hinsford 6-1 in the Lancashire cup. Elliott Neil scored scored twice while Bradley Herbert, Kyle Broadhurst, Matt Fearon and MOTM Jake Fairweather got the others.
The Under 15s drew 3-3 with Rossendale United, Steven Astbury, Danny Corcoran and John Parker scored the goals. MOTM was Luke Smith.
Hyndburn & Ribble Valley Schools: The Under 15s representative team maintained their 100 per cent winning start to the season with a 2-0 victory against Blackpool on Saturday. It was a superb all-round team performance. Gabriel Storey opened the scoring in the first half with Jack Cook sealing the win.
Greyhound Ford: The Under 15s are three points off the top of the table after a 4-0 win over Wilpshire. Ford's leading goal scorer Tom Anderton bagged a brace with Andrew Moores and Matthew Mcclathey chipping in with a goal each. Tom Anderton received the Referee's MOTM award.
The Under 14s drew 5-5 against Darwen Rangers. Greyhound were 3-2 up and looking comfortable at half-time thanks to two goals from MOTM Joe Riley and an own goal. But after the re-start, Darwen came out fighting and bagged two quick goals. Robert Makey then put Greyhound back in front but Darwen fought back. Connor Wyre levelled the game in the last minute.
The Under nines came back twice to draw 3-3 with St Josephs. The goal heroes were Owen Krishan and Referee's MOTM Ben Knowles (two).
Ossy Rangers: The Under eights lost 3-1 against Knuzden in the cup. Ethan Charlesworth scored the goal and Alfie Cook was MOTM.
The Under 12s played out a well earned draw against Brunlea thanks to a Jack Gaskill strike and a MOTM performance from Isaac Archer. This was followed up on Sunday with a a 6-1 victory against Glenross with MOTM Daniel Leech scoring a hat-trick and Jack Edgar, Gabriel Whelan and Matthew Haworth adding the others.
The Under 13s suffered a 4-1 defeat to Burnley United. Andrew Nesbitt was on target with Josh Cook MOTM.
Rishton United: In the North Valley League, the Under eights Blue drew 1-1 with Barnoldswick Town Blue while the Under eights Red lost 6-1 to Barnoldswick Barons.
The Under 10s lost 3-0 to Brierfield Celtic Black after they failed to put away their chances. Patrick McGregor won another MOTM award.
The Under 11s were 6-1 losers to Pendle Forest. Ronan Dobson scored the Rishton goal.
The Under 16s, who are bottom of the league, pulled off a shockfirst league win of the season by beating top of the table Accrington Stanley. The only goal came from MOTM Ben Bridson who fired home from 20 yards.
In the Accrington and District Junior League on Saturday, the Under nines lost 4-1 to Rossendale Valley Orange despite taking the lead through a Bradley Bodie goal.
The Under 10s won 5-0 against Rossendale Red while the Under 11s were 4-2 victors over Clayton Park Rangers. Keiran Higham opened the scoring but they lost Jack Wolstenholme to injury just before half-time. Clayton equalised and then took the lead but Connor McNab made it 2-2. McNab then headed another home in the final minute and then, in injury time, MOTM Ryan Cothliff broke and superbly slotted the ball past the keeper.
The Under 12s won 5-1 against Great Harwood Rovers to make it seven wins out of seven in the league. Goal scorers were Declan Bryom (three) and Kegan Dobson (two). Referee's MOTM Ngone Madzimbamuto.
The Under 14s Blue lost 3-2 to Rossendale Valley Blue. Rossendale raced into a two goal lead before Reece Harwood made it 2-1. However Rossendale were soon back in charge with the score 3-1 at half-time. Ashley Rose got one back and then Jonathan Whittam could have equalised but the ball was just wide of the post. Rishton MOTM was Joe Dunn.
The Under 15s won 4-1 against Feniscowles. Corey Slater led the scoring with a classy hat-trick and Sam Yates weighed in with the other.
In the Lancashire Cup, Rishton took on Haslingden. Ryan Lawrenson levelled after an early Haslingden goal to make it 1-1 at half-time. Haslingden took control and got two more after the break before MOTM Jonny Savage got one back.
St Joseph's : The Under 14s howed great grit and determination to finish with a 1-1 draw against Belverdere. Bryn Hargreaves put the Saints in front after the keeper could only parry a Luke Turner shot. But an unfortunate mix up in defence allowed Belverdere to equalise in the last minute.
Great Harwood Rovers : The Under 11s won 4-0 against Bromley Cross. Striker Raegan Bolton put Rovers 2-0 up at half-time. Ryan Mitchell then scored from the penalty spot while top scorer Charlie Feeney lobbed the oncoming keeper for the fourth. MOTM was Billy Hargreaves.
The Under 11s recorded their fourth straight win with a 6-3 victory over Langho and are pushing towards the top two spots in the table. Captain Arron Phillipson opened the scoring with the second from Kyle Haggan. Langho got two back before Reagan Bolton made it 3-2 at half time. In the second half, Phillipson scored from 25-yards, Karl Sutton hit a volley into the roof of the net and Ryan Mitchell hit a 20 yard shot.
The Under nines carried on their recent good form with a 6-1 win over Belthorn. Zac Geldard grabbed three, Nathan Cox scored two and Callum Hesketh got the other.
The other Under 11s team drew 2-2 with top of the table Accrington Stanley with James Kenny scoring both goals.
THE Under 16s urgently require a goalkeeper, anyone interested please call Warren Marsden on 07809-201460.
THE Under nines are on the look out for new players. Please contact Joe Swiatczac on 07759 835095.
Knuzden Youth: The Under 16s beat Clitheroe Wolves 2-1 in the Training 2000 Accrington Junior League. Clitheroe took the lead but Knuzden played better after the break with MOTM midfielder Aaron Peacock on target - scoring his first goal in six seasons - and Ben Carolan was also on the scoresheet.
Under 16s v Akzo, Foxhill. Team from: Wilkinson, Tomlinson, Brown, Dewhurst, Heys, Cruickshank, McKay, Peacock, Hughes, O'Connor, McGrew, Davis Talbot, Caton, Carolan, Marshall, Riding, Wolstencroft. If unavailable ring 723868 (Friday).
The Taverners: The Taverners have still not won this season, losing 5-2 to Clayton Welly. The goalscorers were Jonathan Eccles and MOTM goalkeeper Jonathan Rushton. They then lost 7-3 to the Griffins Head with goals from MOTM Jordan Marsden and Marc Baron. The third was an own goal.
Accrington Ladies '91 : They faced Morecambe in the LFA County League but missed two early chances followed by a disallowed goal. It looked like being 'one of those days' when Morecambe took the lead but AL91 soon levelled and were 2-1 up at the break. Continued pressure in the second half was rewarded with three goals in quick succession before Morecambe scored an own goal. A late flurry by AL91 brought the final score to 7-2. Scorers were Laura Tempest (two), Dawn Haczycki (three), Carolyn Watson (two). Player of the Match was keeper Lyndsey Brassington.
Coerver Soccer Skills Autumn Camps: These will be running on 23, 24 and 25 October at Moorhead Sports College. It is open for girls and boys aged five-12-years-old and will run from 10am-3pm each day,. The cost is £10 a day. Ring 01254 387422 to book or for further details.
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