Nomads pay the penalty

Milton Nomads Under-11s missed a penalty against Winscombe, eventually going down 3-1.

MILTON Nomads Under-11s away fixture with Winscombe started badly with Nomads going a goal down after three minutes.

Nomads got into the game with the midfield of Cai Williams, Olly Cunningham, Lewis Milkins and Dean Chrisostomou winning a lot of possession and creating a few chances for Matthew Ogborne, Jack Rickwood and Harry Beer.

Persistent pressure from Milkins set up Williams for the equaliser before half-time. After the break, Nomads conceded another goal from a corner.

The Nomads defence of Charlie Woodards in goal, Lewis Barber, Tyler Pooley, Harry Little, George Fulcher and Ben Clayton held firm and with two minutes to go, Nomads were awarded a penalty. Unfortunately Nomads missed and with the resulting clearance Winscombe scored a third.

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In the second half, Portishead upped their game and subjected the Nomads defence of Charlie Woodards in goal, Lewis Barber, Tyler Pooley, Harry Little, George Fulcher, Hannah Capes and Charles Constable to intense pressure.

Nomads conceded three goals and going in search of the game, conceded a further two goals to lose 5-1.

Personalized Engravers man of the match was Lewis Barber.

A STICKY pitch saw Worle Under-11s welcome local rivals Priory Vikings to the Queensway.

Priory started quickly putting the Worle defensive line of Ben Moore in goal, Will Stephens, captain Aaron Pitt, Lewis Creegan and Ryan Johnson come under pressure.

The Worle midfield of Mitch Hawkes, Ben Druce, Ted Crabb and Dan Ward got into the game and a minute before half-time, a long Hawkes throw was controlled smartly by Crabb and rifled in the opening goal.

Priory started the second half strongly and early pressure led to a well-crafted equaliser. The Worle strikers of Druce, Cole Griffiths and Keaton Walker linked up well, helped by Ben Williams.

Ryan Johnson and Charlie Harvey both went close. Josh Ball replaced Pitt in defence and made several great interceptions and tackles to keep the Priory wingers in check.

Man of the match for the second week running was Will Stephens.

CONGRESBURY Under-11s made a confident start against Gordano, dominating the first-half with Jay Murray narrowly missing on several occasions.

After being camped in the Gordano half for the first 15 minutes, some great football by Tae George, Brandon Tolley and Ramel Smith was rewarded when Jake Flavell opened the scoring.

The lead was soon doubled with a strong shot from Tolley, before striker Liam Bailey made it 3-0 before the break with an equally impressive effort.

After the break, a spirited Gordano side rarely trouble the defence of Lewis Neal, Harry Munden, Daniel Sturman and Chris Bedingfield.

Debutant George Darch rounded off an excellent team display making it 4-0 with a delightful touch giving the keeper no chance.

Somerglaze Windows man of the match went to Lockie Carver-Cox and Travis Wass.

KEWSTOKE Athletic Under-11s played host to Axbridge Saxons and enjoyed a comfortable 7-0 victory.

The only goal of the first half came when a cross from Ryan Hill was flicked on by Sam Ford into the path of Adam Bungay, who slotted home well.

Kewstoke started the second half strongly, scoring two quick goals, both coming from Matty Frost. Ashley Hastewell made it four after some fine work from Tim Page and Andy Page Web Design man of the match Carrick Flint, who was impressive throughout combining well with Page and Bungay.

Ford added two more to the tally and came close with an overhead kick. Jack Howard made it 7-0 with his first goal for Kewstoke.

The return fixture between the Under-14s and Nailsea Athletic, the division’s two high-flyers, produced another exciting game.

Nailsea started well and had most of the possession, but the Kewstoke defence was resolute with goalkeeper Burford and the defence of Richardson, Haskayne, Flynn and White containing their threat.

As the game progressed Kewstoke took control and created numerous chances with Eardley, Fondu, McCarthy and Hunt all going close. Finally a great individual effort from Fondu put Kewstoke in the lead.

The second half saw Kewstoke produce more chances with Maher and Edwards going close and Harding and Beckinham controlling the midfield. Then following a corner and against the run of play Nailsea equalised.

Kewstoke again raised their game and continued to press forward and following a corner, O’Hagan pounced on a loose ball to score the winning goal, giving Kewstoke a well-deserved win.

PRIORY Vikings Under-11s attacked well, pinning Worle Juniors in their own half for long periods of play.

George Aucott-Harris, Ronnie Allen and Bradley Lucas all had chances, but failed to score. Ayden Chenoworth, Josh Edwards and Will Durston were solid in defence until a quickly taken free kick found Priory off guard and 1-0 down.

The first minutes of the second half looked like a repeat of the first until fantastic football by Aaron Talbot and Huw Pearse saw Kai York equalise. Priory looked to go ahead when Nathan Langdon got behind the Worle defence but sent his shot wide.

Fierce work from Chenoworth, Durston and the hands of Joe Statham were needed more than once to keep the score level at the final whistle.

Man of the match was Ayden Chenoworth.

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