Warriors too strong for Knights
Stoke Hill 5, Sidmouth T J V Raiders U9 0
After going two goals down quickly after the kick off the boys battled hard but the first half was a case of defending and rarely attacking, writes Alan Hallett.
Two more Stoke Hill goals before half time killed the game but the second half saw the Raiders fight back. Man of the Match Samuel Burhop worked tirelessly.
Newtown Knights 2 Sidmouth T J Vs Raiders 7
Man of the Match CJ Abbot went on a one man demolition of Newtown scoring five times and helping to set up the other two goals as the Raiders dominated.
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from start to finish.Abbot opened the scoring with a great strike from outside the area before hitting an even better one into the roof of the net from distance to double the lead, he then grabbed his hat-trick with a low drive and number four came from just inside the box. Robbie Hallett scored Raiders’ fifth with a far post volley before. Abbot grabbed his fifth and Raiders sixth with another good finish before Thomas Rowan scored his first for the club with a low drive.
Newton Knights 0, STJV U9 Warriors 1
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Warriors U9s played six-a-side as Newton couldn’t produce full team. The Warriors dominated, finally scoring when Toby Neumegan finished off a Thomas Mead corer.
Stoke Hill 4, STJV U9 Warriors 0
The Warriors were up against a strong Stoke Hill, and, despite some great peromances, couldn’t prevent Stoke from scoring four goals. Well done to Ben Harrison who made a lot of good saves.
S TJV U10s Warriors 4, Hemyock U10s 0
a perfect hat-trick from Thomas Rush - one left footed goal, one right footed and a header - was the perfect way to start the new year and Alex Mitchell made it 4-0.
STJV U10s 1, Colyton U10s 0
This was a much tougher game and played on a knife edge. Sid’s got an early goal from Will Hollis which settled them down a bit but they were pleased to see out a tough game 1-0 but some good saves from Ensall in goal gave Sids the confidance needed to keep playing well Lascelles and Holis kept winning the ball back to keep sids driving forward Mitchell was a constant danger upfront Sidmouth were please to see out this hard game 1-0 and see their climb up the continue.
Squad.Ensall, Stamp, Pyne, Lascelles, Wood, Rush, Fowler, Hollis, Roberts and Mitchell. Sidmouth will be pleased to welcome back Ryan Griffiths from a broken foot this weekend as they have a tough cup match against CS Tigers at home on Saturday who they only just lost 1-0 to on the first week of the season.
Sidmouth TJV U13s 10, Pinhoe 0
Playing at home Sidmouth welcomed the returning Freddie King with a resounding win against Pinhoe. Sidmouth totally overwhelmed them. Scorers were Ed Doble 3 Ben Miller 2 Freddie King 2 Alex Stone, Jack DeWinton, Charlie Freeman, writes Paul Newbery.
Dawlish 1, Sidmouth 1
Away against Dawlish, Sidmouth were quick to get into their stride spending long periods in the opposition’s half.
Sidmouth opened the scoring through Jack DeWinton and, despite dominating, let Dawlish in to level just before full time.
It was stressed to kept attacking and the goals would happen and not to lose concentration at the back. Sidmouth continued in the same vein as the first but the Dawlish goal led a charmed life with bad finishing but good defending and goalkeeping kept Sidmouth at bay. With five minutes left a lapse in concentration let the Dawlish striker in & he needed no invitation to level the scores. Sid tried to find a winner but the whistle blew to frustrate Sidmouth who played 90 per cent of the match in the opposition’s half.