Royston Greens are four-midable

Melbourn Dynamos Tigers 0 Royston Celtic Greens 4 Under-12s Division Four ROYSTON Celtic Greens looked a bit rusty at the start of this match and for the first five minutes the Tigers took the game to their visitors though without creating any clear cut c

Melbourn Dynamos Tigers 0 Royston Celtic Greens 4

Under-12s Division Four

ROYSTON Celtic Greens looked a bit rusty at the start of this match and for the first five minutes the Tigers took the game to their visitors though without creating any clear cut chances.

After that it was the Greens who started to dominate and they soon won a free kick followed by a corner, then another corner from which in the seventh minute Matthew Foley had ample time to pick his spot in the far corner of the net for the first goal.


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Not long afterwards the visitors increased their lead from yet another corner when the ball fell to their high-scoring full-back Charlie Edwards who finished coolly on 10 minutes and just three minutes later the Melbourn 'keeper had to pull off a good save to keep his side in the match as the Greens threatened to seal the game inside the first quarter.

The visitors kept pressing with Danny Mynott going close on one occasion and looking particularly threatening while on the left flank Brandon Hargreaves also posed a potent threat while Jack Ison, on at right back, got in on the attack with a couple of long shots just wide.

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At the end of the first half, man-of-the-match Robbie Filby, put in another great through ball this time for Ollie Green to make a good run on goal before slipping the ball past the Melbourn 'keeper but also just wide.

The second half started with the Greens still dominant but no clear cut chances were created until the 38th minute when another attack down the right flank ended with a good save from the Melbourn 'keeper who redeemed himself in advance for an error which led to the third goal for the Greens in the 40th minute.

This followed a good run from Callum Goodall and a cross-shot which went through the 'keeper's legs to the surprise of all.

The Tigers then started to get back into the match and created their first real chance in the 46th minute when they broke through and Ryan Judge made a good save getting down quickly to the shot and pushing the ball round the post for a corner which came to nothing.

The 'keeper had shown good concentration in making the only save that he needed to throughout the match thanks to Jordan Cooney, dominant in the air throughout, and Tom McGee, who showed his usual composure when back in defence after spending the opening quarter in an experimental attack.

In reply the visitors launched another attack and amidst some confusion in the Melbourn goalmouth Ian Kuenzi kept up his recent goalscoring form by stabbing the ball home for the fourth goal.

There were no more goals after that but Ethan Lewis went close in the 47th minute.

Faheem Jeewoth was also unlucky in the 51st minute when he got his foot and head to the ball in a goalmouth melee but couldn't quite beat the awkward bounce.

Shortly afterwards the Melbourn 'keeper made another good save which was followed by another scramble in the Tigers' goalmouth.

Then in the dying minutes Melbourn won two free kicks in the visitor's half, the first of which they were unlucky to see a header go narrowly wide of the Greens' goal.

Royston Celtic Greens: Judge, Lewis, Cooney, McGee, Edwards, Mynott, Filby, Foley, Hargreaves, Goodall, Kuenzi. Subs: Ison, Jeewoth, Green.

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