Burnham secure second successive title

Uphill Castle Under-16s.

Uphill Castle Under-16s. - Credit: Archant

Burnham Under-16s secured the Woodspring League Division 1 title with a victory over Kewstoke.

BURNHAM Under-16s secured their second consecutive Division 1 title with a 5-1 victory against Kewstoke, with goals from Cann (2), Harding, White and Podbury.

Burnham knew they had to win their last game to win the title by two points and made no mistake with this convincing win.

Congratulations must go to manager Carl James and the team who will surely now go down in history as Burnham United’s most successful team.

The boys can now look forward to a Somerset County Cup final against Ashton Boys of Bristol, which is being played at Street Football Club on Sunday, kick-off 5.15pm.


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In the second half, Yeovil had a goal disallowed and also found Somerset keeper Keiron in excellent form.

Somerset took the lead when Priory Community School’s Taryn Selway-Joseph netted the winner after a fine pass from Solomon.

WESTON Crusaders Under-10s played their last match of the season against Kewstoke Juniors at Baytree.

The A team played first and finished with a pleasing 4-1 win. The B team followed and won by an outstanding 19-0.

The team are now concentrating on playing as single nine-a-side team in the Under-11s league, rather than the current format of two seven-a-side teams.

The boys will take part in several summer tournaments and also have end of year presentations coming up before the new season commences in September.

UPHILL Castle Under-16s finished the season with a perfect record of 20 wins from 20 matches.

Playing against Portishead, Uphill took the lead when Frost scored. Further first-half goals were scored by Sheppard, Thorne, Milkins (2) and Edwards to make the score 6-0.

After the break, goals by Edwards and Frost made the final score 8-0

The Old Thatched Cottage player of the match was Hillman.

THE Wendron/Sharon Wood mini-soccer tournament is being held on July 20.

Entries are invited from age groups under-seven to 13. Further details and entry forms can be obtained from Alan Watson on 01326 561430 or visit the clubs website - www.wendronfc.com

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