Bassingbourn edged out of close encounter

Bassingbourn Youth 2 Manuden Juniors 3 Under-13s Division Three THERE was nothing to choose between these two sides for most of this match yet Manuden managed to scrape a 3-2 victory. On a very heavy pitch the away side adapted better and within the firs

Bassingbourn Youth 2 Manuden Juniors 3

Under-13s Division Three

THERE was nothing to choose between these two sides for most of this match yet Manuden managed to scrape a 3-2 victory.

On a very heavy pitch the away side adapted better and within the first 15 minutes were two goals ahead.


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The lead was soon halved as Jono Roope finished well and with both 'keepers on good form the score remained 2-1 at the break to the visitors.

With the second half in its early stages Manuden increased their lead only for Bassingbourn to again edge closer with a well taken penalty by Jordan Townson after Sean Faillettaz was fouled in the box.

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The game finished 3-2, but a mention must go to Elliot Irvine who made his home debut for Bassingbourn and was rightly named man-of-the-match.

Bassingbourn Youth squad: Green, Hammond, Bromilow, Seekings, Tamburello, Moody, Irvine, Fox, Townson, Roope, Faillettaz, Needham, Mankus.

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