Blues bow out in cup semi final
Under-14s League Cup semi-final Cup Letchworth Eagles 5 BSCFC Blues 0 BSCFC Blues were knocked out of cup at the semi-final stage after a bad defeat against Letchworth Eagles. Rarely, though, can a five goal defeat have been such a credit to the losing
Under-14s League Cup semi-final Cup
Letchworth Eagles 5
BSCFC Blues 0
BSCFC Blues were knocked out of cup at the semi-final stage after a bad defeat against Letchworth Eagles.
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Rarely, though, can a five goal defeat have been such a credit to the losing team as the Blues had just eleven players on the day against one of the division's top sides.
They went behind after 12 minutes when a speculative effort from the left looped over the 'keeper and into the top corner.
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An unfortunate bounce then caused confusion in the Blues' goalmouth and deceived 'keeper Tommy Baiss and all of a sudden it was 2-0.
Another unfortunate goal made it three shortly afterwards when a speculative shot was diverted past Baiss via a Blues foot and into the net.
Minutes later and Blues went further behind after indecision from a corner led to Eagles prodding the ball in from point-blank range.
Tommy Baiss made three outstanding saves in the second half but found themselves even further behind with a shot that dipped over Baiss and over the line.
Blues were unlucky to be denied a goal themselves six minutes from time when the excellent Jordan Powles had his effort chalked off for offside.