Cup glory for Royston Town Hearts

Royston Town Hearts U12s have won the League Cup. Picture by Kevin Richards

Royston Town Hearts U12s have won the League Cup. Picture by Kevin Richards - Credit: Archant

ROYSTON Town Hearts U12s won the League Cup with a 4-2 victory against Buntingford Cougars.

Hearts started brightly, having plenty of chances but failing to convert them.

The teams went in 0-0 at half time, but the second half was a different story.

Cougars came out fighting and scored first and then added a second.

With 15 minutes remaining, Hearts staged a tremendous come back. Jack Davis scored to make it 2-1 and then crossed for Danny Baulk to draw level.


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With three minutes remaining captain Charlie Johnson headed in a Davis corner to put Royston in front, and then in the last minute Louis Harward found Jamie Judge to make it 4-2, putting the game out of reach for Cougars. Darren Harward Hearts’ manager, said: “I am so proud of all of the boys. They showed great character to come back from 2-0 down and to win the league cup two years in succession now is a fantastic achievement for them.

“I would also like to say well done to Buntingford who gave us a very hard match.”

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