Worle clinch league title

Worle Under-9s clinched the A Division League with five games still remaining.

WORLE Under-9s clinched the A Division league title with five games still to go.

The team travelled to Nailsea knowing that just a point would secure the honours, but came away with a fantastic 10-1 win. This adds to a strong season with only six goals conceded and 106 scored.

Manager Greg Miller was delighted with the way the season has gone. “I have asked a lot of the lads this season, both they and their parents can be proud of their achievements,” he said.

The victorious team were given a guard of honour by the clubs Under-11s as they returned to the home ground at Midhaven Rise. Captain Bailey Kempster was presented with a trophy to mark the day. The lads will be off to the Woodspring presentation in June to accept their medals and trophies from league officials, building on the recent success from the club’s Under-10s and 12s which both scooped the fair play award.

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“It is important we continue to build on the success of this season,” said Miller. “We are looking to build the squad for next season into two teams.” Any players currently in school year 4 who are looking for a new club are encouraged to contact the club via the Pitchero website for more details

The Under-11s welcomed a strong Kewstoke side who are riding high in their division to the Queensway.

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Worle started with Josh Ball in goal, Ben Moore and captain Aaron Pitt in defence with Lewis Cregan in the sweeper role. Midfielders Cole Griffiths and Keaton Walker allowed Ryan Johnson and Mitch Hawkes to patrol the wings and Charley Harvey up front provided back up for Ted and Ben Druce up front. Aaron Millard and Kye started on the bench.

Worle took the lead after good work by Charley and Ted set up Druce for the opener. Kewstoke levelled and soon after took the lead as Worle’s concentration wavered.

After the break, Lewis Cregan was solid in the sweeper role. Both sides had chances and both crossbars were hit, but in the end Kewstoke held out to win 2-1.

Man of the match was awarded to Lewis Cregan

CRUSADERS Under-12s played host to Hutton and ran out 5-1 winners.

Crusaders took an early lead when Denyer was put through on goal and slotted the ball home to make it 1-0. The lead was doubled five minutes later when Denyer was brought down in the box and he took the penalty and made it 2-0.

Hutton fought back and scored after sloppy play at the back by Crusaders. Five minutes later Cox was brought down in the penalty area and from his spot kick, the Hutton keeper made a superb save.

After the break, good approach work saw Thomas make it 3-1 Crusaders. Ten minutes later Ellis-Barker cut in from the left and made it 4-1. The game continued with Crusaders pushing for the next score and with 10 minutes left, a cross from Thomas-Baker saw Thomas make it 5-1 Crusaders.

WINSCOMBE Under-12s entertained Weston Town and recorded a comfortable 6-0 victory.

The Weston keeper had to be alert to save from Toby Chambers and Matthew Gilmore early on. Finn Finch crossed to Jack Flower, but he was unlucky to see his shot hit the bar and go over. From the resulting goal kick, Chambers won the ball and squared for Flower to make it 1-0 to Winscombe.

Excellent defending from Will Shergold and Jack Drake prevented any danger to the Winscombe goal. Good work by Jack Young and Mason Boobyer set up Flower, but his shot was just wide.

Winscombe had further chances through Chambers, Drake and Gilmore, before Weston threats were stopped by Will Shergold and keeper Ed Parsons as the half ended 1-0 to Winscombe.

Winscombe started the second half brightly with Theo Thornton-Matthews, Gilmore, James Ford and Finch all threatening, before Piers Langford double the lead. Chambers then crossed the ball for Langford to make it 3-0.

A free kick on the edge of the area saw complete his hat-trick and make it 4-0 to Winscombe. Gilmore’s shot was saved, but Drake was on hand to score the next. The final goal was scored by Chambers to make it 6-0.

Man of the match was George Fairchild.

AS part of the grow the game initiative to be held at Banwell, the club are looking to introduce girls and boys between the ages of four and seven into football.

The sessions will be taken by qualified coaches who are CRB checked. Sponsored by Invest Southwest Independent Financial Advisers, the aim of the sessions is to be fun and energetic to encourage the children into football.

The first session will be on April 1 at 10am for the four to five-year-olds and 10.45am for the five to seven-years-olds. If you are interested please e-mail matthew@investsouthwest.co.uk or text 07793 130342 for more information.

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