Sidmouth Town Under-15s book President’s Cup final berth in penalty shoot-out

09:05 27 March 2014


Honiton 1, Sidmouth 1

(after extra time, Sidmouth won 4-1 on penalties)

Sidmouth Under-15s booked an East Devon Youth League, President’s Cup final berth after a shoot-out success against Honiton

Sidmouth travelled to Honiton with just a bare eleven and were under the cosh for the opening 20 minutes. However, they gradually got a foothold in the game and took the lead when Joe Miller sent Connor Murphy away he thumped the ball home.

Honiton responded well, but got little change out of the impressive Sidmouth back line of Tom Orchard, Matt Jones, Al Forsyth and skipper Jamie Newbery.

Five minutes from half-time stand-in gloves man Jack Harwood was beaten and the teams went into the break all square.

In the second half Joe Miller took over in goal. Sidmouth controlled large periods of the second half, but could find a finish.

Ben Miller got Murphy away again, but this time the Honiton goalkeeper was equal to the shot. The pressure continued and Joe Buckland put Jack West in, but once again the Honiton gloves man thwarted him.

Extra-time could produce a goal at either end and so the contest moved into the penalty shoot-out.

Newbery put Sidmouth ahead and Honiton netted their first.

Murphy made it 2-1 and Honiton missed their second kick!

An ice-cool Stone made it 3-1 and again Honiton missed, leaving Honiton schoolboy Forsyth to break his school mates hearts by slotting the last penalty to seal a 4-1 shoot-out triumph.


Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 09:30
Sidmouth RFC Under-8s

Sidmouth Under-8s travelled to South Devon to take on hosts Teignmouth for their latest action.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:29
ssp week 48 sailing Lisa Craig wins most improved female.

Saturday evening saw the members of Sidmouth Sailing Club gather together with friends and family for their annual Trophy Night held at the Port Royal.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:28
Sidmouth Bowls Clubs Ann England organised a celebration presentation evening for the 27 members who played in the Sunset Umbrella during the Outdoor season.

Sidmouth Bowling Club was honoured to receive a visit from the president of the Devon County Ladies Indoor Bowling Association (DCLIBA) and her team, write Jenny Fricker and Ron Cook.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:28
Sidbury Utd suffered a home defeat by two goals to nil by Chard 2nds. Ref shsp 5571-44-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Followers of Sidbury United would have been forgiven for a rendition of: “Crisis, what crisis?”, after their teams 2-0 win at high-flying Honiton Town in last weekend’s Fresha League meeting.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:28
Sidmouth Chiefs at home to Wadebridge Camels. Ref shsp 4627-48-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Chiefs were 15-10 victors when they entertained Wadebridge Camels.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:28
Seaton Town played against Sidmouth Town at the weekend. Ref shsp 4589-48-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Sidmouth Town exited the Graddon Vending Devon Premier Cup, beaten 2-1 at Fresha League Seaton Town.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:27
Sidmouth Town 3rds at home to Sandford. Ref shsp 6863-47-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidmouth Town Reserves came back from two goals down to win 5-2 when they met Witheridge Reserves in a Fresha League Division One game.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:27
Football flag. Ref exsp 7256-33-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Sidmouth Under-9 Warriors had very mixed results in their latest matches in the Exeter and District Youth League.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:27
Sidmouth Under-7s action

Sidmouth Under-7s were engaged in a series of terrific matches at a chilly Teignmouth.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:26
Football generic picture

Sidmouth Raiders Under-13s produced an excellent fight-back to recover from a two goal deficit and eventually defeat Moors Youth 5-3.

Read more

Local Weather



max temp: 9°C

min temp: 4°C

Most Read Sport

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Find a job in Sidmouth

Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications