Ten-men Bassingbourn made to pay for lack of numbers

Apex Youth v Bassingbourn Youth Under-13s Division Three WITH only 10 fit players to choose from this fixture was always going to be tough for Bassingbourn against league leaders Apex Youth. So it was something of a surprise that in the seventh minute Jam

Apex Youth v Bassingbourn Youth

Under-13s Division Three

WITH only 10 fit players to choose from this fixture was always going to be tough for Bassingbourn against league leaders Apex Youth.

So it was something of a surprise that in the seventh minute James Smith gave Bassingbourn the lead with a good effort.


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It was, however, shortly lived as Apex netted twice in the next five minutes.

With no real outlet and 'bourn defending deeply the scoreline stayed 2-1 until three goals from the home side before half time made things 5-1.

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The second half was even worse as 'bourn's lack of numbers showed.

Apex's ability to get the ball wide on a very big pitch stretched the game and the visitors tired as a result.

Five more goals were scored in the second half as Apex secured a 10-1 win by the final whistle.

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