DUK UNDER 10s FRIENDLY v DUKINFIELD TIGERS


The Greens played a 9 v 9 friendly on Saturday the 18th May v Dukinfield Tigers on Dewsnap Lane, the game was played on a very small pitch that was wet with the drizzle and overnight rain.

The Greens started well with good passing moves and the 1st goal came from Josh Mellor following some good play on the left, the 2nd goal came, following a fumble by the opposition goalkeeper and Dylan Francis slotted the ball home, the 3rd goal came from Ben Stewart with a smart left footed drive into the bottom corner of the net,  then just before half- time Harvey Moores scored with a good right footed shot to make it 4-0 at half-time.

The second half started with 5 changes made by the coach Shaun Francis and it wasn’t long before Harvey Moores made it 5-0 from a left footed shot by Callum Dawson that he got his head to and gave the goalkeeper no chance, the Greens goalkeeper Callum Malpas made a smart save to push the ball for a corner, with the Greens pushing forward Josh Mellor  made it 6-0, The coach continued to make changes to give  all the players more game time, following some good play on the edge of the area Callum Dawson scored with a very good left footed shot to make it 7-0, the Greens continued pushing forward and playing good football and following a scramble in the area Bobbie Gregory slotted the ball home to make it 8-0 at full time.

The two teams then had a penalty shootout with 14 penalties each, from the 14 penalties the Greens had 3 saved and missed 3,  from the Tigers 14 penalties the Greens goalkeeper Callum Malpas saved 5 and they missed one and it ended 8-8.

The team consisted of : Harrison Vernon, Ben Stewart, Josh Mellor, Dylan Francis, Charlie Sumner, Harvey Moores, Alex Judd, Joe Ball, Lewis Taylor, Callum  Dawson, Bobbie Gregory, Joseph Armstrong,  Callum Malpas, Max Harvey.