Goals galore on a dramatic day of cup finals and league title deciders
29 March, 2019 — By Steve Barnett
The Hill celebrate beating Just Play in the Under-11s ‘B’ Cup final
THERE were spirited comebacks, penalty shootouts and goals aplenty on Saturday as teams chased silverware on a day of cup finals and title deciders in the Camden and Regent’s Park Youth League.
Among the winners were Somers Town-based side Plot 10, who beat Primrose Hill 2-0 thanks to goals from Lee Warman and Amin El-Harti to clinch the Under-12s Seven-A-Side Cup – and with it a memorable league and cup double.
The Hill also picked up two trophies. Striker Daniel Wax scored both goals as they overcame Islington-based London Soccer Stars (LSS) 2-0 to win the Under-9s “B” Cup, while strikes from Ollie Kramer and Charlie Lewis sealed a 2-0 win over Just Play Lions in the Under-11s “B” League Cup final.
Camden Elite Under-11s lift the ‘A’ Cup after beating Kentish Town
LSS had good reason of their own to celebrate as they beat Rugby Portobello Trust FC 4-2 to capture the Under-10s “A” Cup.
The Hill Under-9s celebrate their ‘B’ Cup victory after beating London Soccer Stars (LSS)
One of the most exciting finals of the day saw Kentish Town Football Academy come from 2-0 down thanks to a brace from Teddie Head and a late winner from Karter Davis to beat Queen’s Park Tiger Sharks 3-2 in the Under-9s “A” Cup.
Goalscorer Alfie Jewell (left) goes forward during Camden Elite Under-11s’ 1-0 win against Kentish Town Football Academy in the ‘A’ Cup final
Town were denied a cup double, however, as they lost 1-0 against Camden Elite in the Under-11s “A” Cup final. Alfie Jewell scored what proved to be the winning goal for Elite.
Plot 10 Under-12s
A blue mist swept across Regent’s Park after Daryl’s Dragons overcame Totally Goal 4-2 on penalties after a nail-biting Under-9s “C” Cup final ended 2-2 in normal time.
Kentish Town Football Academy Under-9s
Jacob Andrusier scored the deciding spotkick, while Dragons goalkeeper Woody Venville played his part by making a crucial save during the shootout.
Honest Sausage FC Under-10s
Supporters and players from Honest Sausage FC were also going wild in celebration after Joe Callman’s well-taken goal proved enough to earn them a 1-0 win over Soccerskills Academy in the Under-10s “C” League Cup final.
Daryl’s Dragons Under-9
A day of drama came to a close with another five-goal thriller, this time in the Under-12s Nine-A-Side Cup final. Goals from Julius Briandt, Shevin Tchouya and Abdirahman Mahamud saw Drayton Youth clinch a pulsating 3-2 victory over North Thunder FC.
London Soccer Stars (LSS) Under-10s
There was also success for Roundwood Rangers from Kilburn, who toppled all-comers on their way to winning a special, day-long Under-7s tournament.
Roundwood Rangers Under-7s
Proud parents and coaches snap the action