Sidmouth Warriors Under-8s are runners-up at Colyton FC 6-a-side tournament

09:02 13 June 2014

Sidmouth Warriors Under-8s

Sidmouth Warriors Under-8s

Archant

Sidmouth Warriors Under-8s ended as runners-up after a superb days football at the annual Colyton 6-a-side tournament.

There were 11 teams in the competition and first up the Warriors were edged out by the narrowest of margins by Exeter Panthers.

They bounced back with a 3-0 success over Seaton Sparrowhawks 3-0 with a brace of goals form Toby Edmunds and one from Ben Elsom. Honiton Hornets were next up, and they found Warriors in great form as a hat-trick from Jamie Pitter guided the Sidmouth outfit to a 4-1 win.

In the final group game Warriors went into the meeting with Brixington United knowing that only a win would send them through. Any other result and they’d be on their way home!

Thanks to a combination of excellent goalkeeping by Charley Turley and determined defending from Dev Nair and Finlay Snape, the Warriors were 2-1 winners and, after an anxious wait they took on Heavitree Youth for a place in the final.

In the semi-final it was too close to call, but once again with fantastic contributions from all the team and excellent attacking play from Jo Anning and Callum French the deadlock was finally broken with Sidmouth winning 1-0.

The final saw the Warriors meet the team they had begun the tournament playing. Once again it was a close encounter, but once again the Exeter side edged it.

It was a superb all-round day for the youngsters who will surely go on to lift their fair share of tournament trophies in then years ahead.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Sidmouth Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Sidmouth Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Sidmouth Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

19:54
Football generic picture

Sidmouth Raiders Under-14s were great value for their 4-2 at the only side to sit below them in the Division Two table, Twyford Gladiators.

Read more
15:55

The race at the top of division one of the Honiton Netball League got a whole lot closer with Otters defeat at the hands of Uplowman reducing their lead to just three points, with Flamingos three points behind with a superior goal difference, writes Graham Ingram.

Read more
Thu, 21:01
Football generic picture

Sidmouth Raiders Under-12s chalked up a sixth win and consigned Exmouth-based Brixington Blues to a sixth defeat in a fine East Devon derby.

Read more
Thu, 21:01
Sidbury at home to Bow. Ref shsp 3018-08-15TI. Picture: Terry Ife

Sidbury United will be hoping the weather allows them to see action this weekend when they are involved in the Fresha League Premier Division Match of the Day.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 5°C

Most Read Sport

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition today E-edition



Devon's trusted business finder