THE FC CUP 2013 TOURNAMENT 23/6/13 WOODLEY SPORTS


The Coach Shaun Francis entered the Greens in to The FC Cup Tournament that was played on a very Cold, Windy and Wet Day, There was four groups of five teams playing four games.

1st Game v Stalybridge Celtic Blues. The Greens got off to a good start with a Josh Mellor headed that went just wide, he then followed up with a shot that hit the bar, the opposition goalkeeper saved from Ben Stewart. Harvey Moors scored the 1st goal 1-0, following an excellent passing move Josh Mellor scored to make it 2-0 the Greens continued to attack and Ben Stewart scored the third, following an excellent passing move and the game ended 3-0.

2nd game v Marple athletic “A”.  With the Greens attacking Alex Judd fired a shot that went just wide and another that was saved, Dylan Francis then scored to make it 1-0 again the Greens continued to attack and Rio Burns shot just wide, the opposition then scored to make it 1-1, the Greens continued to attack and shots from Harvey Moors, Dylan Francis and Harvey Moors again all went wide of the goal and the game ended 1-1.

3rd Game v Sale United  With the Greens playing some very good football Josh Mellor scored to make it 1-0 the Greens continued making good passing moves and Dylan Francis scored to make it 2-0 the Greens continued to attack and Ben Stewart scored to make it 3-0 the ref then gave a penalty to the Greens that Josh Mellor took and the goalkeeper saved and the game ended 3-0

4th Game v Cheshire Boys.  With the Greens attacking Harvey Moors shot wide of the goal, he then went on to score the first goal to make it 1-0. With some excellent football by the Greens Harvey Moors hit the post, the Greens continued to play good football and this brought the second goal scored by Rio Burns, Rio then went on to score his 2nd goal slotting the ball into the net at the near post and the game ended 3-0

with the three wins and a score draw, the Greens finished top of the group with 11 points, and qualified for the quarter final.

Quarter Final v Socatechnix  With two good sides playing very good football Callum Malpas had to make two very good saves, then Harvey Moors had a shot that the goalkeeper saved, Callum Malpas then made a further two saves to keep the score 0-0, with chances by Rio Burns and Harvey Moors that went just wide the game ended 0-0 at full time. with the game in extra time the ref gave a penalty to the Greens that Alex Judd and scored the game ended 1-0 and the Greens qualified for the semi final.

Semi Final v Denton Youth  With the Greens attacking Alex Judd shot just over, the opposition goalkeeper then saved from Harvey Moors, Callum Malpas had to save to his right and pushed the ball for a corner, with minutes to go the opposition scored to make 0-1 the Greens then missed a chance to level the score but the game ended 0-1. And the Greens then went into a playoff for third place

playoff v Stalybridge Celtic  After 3 minutes with ball bouncing around the Greens area the opposition scored, the Greens continued to attack and Harvey Moors scored to make it 1-1, just before the end Alex Judd won the ball on the right pushed forward and smashed the ball into top corner for 2-1 FT

The Greens finished a commendable third in the competition following a very good qualifying section

Team:  Callum Malpas, Ben Stewart, Alex Judd, Josh Mellor, Dylan Francis, Harvey Moors, Rio Burns, Harrison Vernon.