Double blow for Cougars after lay-off

THE Cougars under- seven teams, who had not played a competitive match for two weeks, were unable to continue their high scoring ways, with defeats to Letchworth. The under-seven first team lost 3-1, with a consolation strike courtesy of Luke Garratt, a

THE Cougars' under- seven teams, who had not played a competitive match for two weeks, were unable to continue their high scoring ways, with defeats to Letchworth.

The under-seven first team lost 3-1, with a consolation strike courtesy of Luke Garratt, and the second team went down 2-0.

Cougars' under-12s fared better, beating Symonds Green 4-1.

Jonathan Bowell opened the scoring with a well-taken penalty, and then set up Danny Skipp for his first goal of the season, and Buntingford's second of the match.


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Louis Ganellin also grabbed his first goal of the season before Lewis Fitzgerald completed the convincing win with a well-timed header from a Bowell corner.

The under-13 side played host to Stevenage Colts, but a string of missed chances meant they finished the game 2-1 losers.

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Throughout the game, Cougars created a number of chances, and failed to take advantage of the windy conditions.

As Cougars chances went begging, Stevenage responded with two second- half strikes.

Spurred on, the home side battled back, with Joe Pemberton on hand to finally break their duck.

Despite a spirited fightback, Stevenage held on to claim all the points.

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