Sidmouth Raiders Under-14s bag clean sheet success thanks to Hughes goal

Crediton Saints 0, Sidmouth Raiders 1 Sidmouth Raiders Under-14 shrugged off their late arrival for this fixture and served up a disciplined all-round show to deservedly bank all three points.

Raiders made a slick start and within a minute went close to opening the scoring when a Matt Skelding cross caused panic in the Saints defence with Hughes and Turton both close to connecting.

Apart fro the occasional counter-attack, Raiders sailed through the first half, with the only thing lacking being a finish to match their excellent approach play.

After the break the game followed a similar pattern.

Sidmouth continued to dominate Skelding, Miller, Birkhead and Tweedy all in the thick of the action.

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It was no more than Raiders deserved when they finally broke the deadlock with Hughes heading home a Skelding corner.

A Turton volley was well saved by the Crediton goalkeeper and a Hughes shot was hacked clear off the line as Raiders sought a second.

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It was not to be, but that single goal proved enough to see the side return home with three deserved points.

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