Youth Match Report: U13 Crows v Sawbridgeworth Town Eagles 011213

Date                                      Sunday 1st December 2013

Match                                   Royston Town Crows v Sawbridgeworth Eagles

Competition                        Royston Town Crows Football League U13 Division 3

Result                                   Won 5-2

Royston Scorers               James 2, David, Chris, Brad


A bright chilly afternoon for our home match against Sawbridgeworth  Eagles.

Crows got off to a good start with a quick goal in the first minute of the game.  A pass from Josh set up James for the opener.  1-0 to Royston.

Chris had a great run down the wing and took a shot which skimmed the crossbar; this was shortly followed by a great strike by Wilko from 25 yards which was saved by the Keeper.

Our second goal came from a corner by Chris which was then headed towards goal by George.  The keeper cleared it but David followed through to tap it home.   2-0 to Royston.

On a couple of occasions Eagles passed through our defence but good saves from Brad prevented them from scoring.   

Our third goal came from a corner by Wilko which led to a shot from Josh.  The keeper cleared but James blasted it into the back of the net. 3-0 to Royston.

Royston kept up the pressure with further shots at goal; Danny with a diving header which was saved off the line, Josh had a shot saved by the keeper and Wilko had another great strike which hit the crossbar. 

Eagles had a corner which came to nothing due to good clearance from Joseph who passed it to Dan.  Dan then passed it to Chris who ran quickly down the wing taking a shot and scoring.  4-0 to Royston.

Crows started the second half with James in Goal.  The opposition got off to a good start pushing forward and a good strike by Eagles saw them score.  4-1 to Royston. 

Eagles continued their good run with a further shot just over the crossbar. 

Royston got back into the game after a stagnant 10 minutes. Josh, Danny, George and Wilko all had shots at goal.   

Brad was awarded a penalty when he was brought down in the area.  Brad stepped up to the mark but his shot was saved by the keeper. 

Brad was then rewarded with a goal after a good cross from Chris which was tapped in by Brad.       5-1 to Royston.

Eagles didn’t give up and were rewarded with a second goal towards the end of the second half.  5-2 to Royston.

Strong defending by Lewis M, Toby, Lewis R and Joseph along with a strong presence from George in midfield helped prevent more goals.

Royston continued moving forward with further attempts at goal by Callum, Wilko and Danny.

Final score Royston win 5-2.  A further three points for Crows to keep them top of the league.

Team Sheet: Brad, Lewis M, Toby, Joseph, Lewis R, Callum, Wilko, George, Josh, Chris, David, Danny, Jake, W, James