Royston avoid being stung by FC Comet

FC Comet Stingrays 4 Royston Town Youth B 8 Under-10s League Trophy A FANTASTIC performance by skipper Matthew Bailey inspired Royston Town Youth B to a good win against a previously unbeaten FC Comet Stingrays team in the third round of the League Trophy

FC Comet Stingrays 4 Royston Town Youth B 8

Under-10s League Trophy

A FANTASTIC performance by skipper Matthew Bailey inspired Royston Town Youth B to a good win against a previously unbeaten FC Comet Stingrays team in the third round of the League Trophy.

Royston took a quick two-nil lead with both goals from Bailey only to be pegged back to 2-2 at half-time.


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Tight defending from Brad Whale and Lewis Mansfield together with some good goalkeeping by Rory Hunter helped keep the Stingray forwards from scoring more in the first 45 minutes.

The second half started cagily and the scores moved to 4-4 with a home team own goal following pressure from Lewis Anderson and a good run and strike from Jack Davis.

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Royston shifted up a gear and striker Bruce Barnes added three well taken goals and Bailey completed his own perfect hat-trick - right foot, left foot and header - to make the final score 8-4.

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