Milton Nomads lose out in penalty shoot-out
PUBLISHED: 09:23 26 June 2015 | UPDATED: 09:23 26 June 2015
Milton Nomads Under-14s lost in the final of the Banwell six-a-side tournament in a penalty shoot-out.
MILTON Nomads Under-14s entered two teams, Red and Blue into the Banwell six-a-side tournament and were put into the Under-15s group to play a round-robin style tournament.
Both teams did extremely well against the older teams, with the Blue team winning two games, drawing two games and losing one and finishing third in the group.
Team Red went one better as they beat Priory Pumas 1-0, Locking 3-0, Worle A 3-1 and drew with Minehead A 2-2 to win their group, setting up a semi-final against Minehead B. After winning the semi 1-0, they had to face Worle A again in the final.
The final was end-to-end with both teams going all out to win. However, time ran out and the match went to penalties, which Worle won.
Worle manager Dave Edmonds, said “Nomads Red were the only team to beat us today in the group stages and we were unable to beat them in the final, it took penalties for us to beat them. They are a credit to their club and you would not have know they were a younger team.”
Sigma Squared Solutions Ltd player of the tournament went to Nomads’ Charlie Woodards for his excellent goalkeeping.