12 May 2021: Under 16s Friendly

U16 Friendly Match

Thatcham and Newbury Girls (Away)

Date: Wednesday 12 May 2021
Kick-off: 18:30
Meet time: Please arrive 20 minutes before kick-off
Venue: Henwick Sports Ground
Status: Active

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Thatcham and Newbury Girls   2     FC Cougars - U16   6

Scorers: Jacob, Rupert, Freddie, Rupert, Rupert, Rupert
Man of The Match: Ollie

This was a good match against a talented girls team.  We went 2-0 up in the first half with two lovely goals created by some quick passing moves, but Thatcham and Newbury looked dangerous and Cougars seemed to be a bit more hesitant than usual .  The second half Thatcham and Newbury scored two goals, which they thoroughly deserved, and then nearly went ahead after crashing a shot against the crossbar.  That seemed to wake us up and the last twenty minutes of the match Cougars stepped it up and played some really good football.  Thatcham and Newbury are used to playing 9-a-side on smaller pitches and despite their efforts they did seem to tire and Cougars took full advantage with four goals to make it a comfortable 6-2 victory in the end.

Man of the match was Ollie for giving it 100%, chasing every thing down and some great passing through midfield.  Special mentions to Rupert for scoring a huge four goals that were very well taken, and a great performance in goal from Milo.