POSTED: November 09 2016 22:05:58. By Keith Long
- Junior Section Match Details 5th/6th November 16
Re-discovering the winning formula were Beechfield United Under 17's who produced a brilliant second half performance in their away game with Hale United Hurricanes. Just ten players were available for this Timperley and District League fixture and the Beechy boys worked hard to hold their opponents to 0-0 at half time. With a strong wind in their favour in the second half United played some great football and were rewarded with a five goals. Wade Malone put Beechy ahead and he doubled the lead from the penalty spot then Man of the Match Ryan Curran made it 3-0 via a thunderous free kick that staked a claim for goal of the season. Ben Crowther and Ben Dragon added the fourth and fifth goals and thanks to the three points Beechy were able to remain as leaders of the Youth Bundesliga Division on goal difference.
Turning their attention to the Manchester FA Youth Cup were the Under 16's Predators. In Round 2 United were away to Stockport Vikings and the teams shared a 2-2 score line at the break. But the Predators stepped up a gear in the second half and booked their place in the next round thanks to a 6-2 victory. Man of the Match Robert Boardman (hat-trick) George Davies, Mitchell McGivern and Dylan Durose got the goals.
Beechy Under 15's Storm still await their first victory of the season in the Salford and District League. For their latest Division 1 match United were away to AFC Monton Jets but the Storm lost the game 4-3. Star Player Tyler Davies, Joe Cox and Tom Hobson scored the goals.
The Under 13's Tornadoes took the lead after twenty five minutes in their Division 1 away game at AFC Monton. Due to an injury Beechy lost their keeper and handicapped by his absence eventually suffered a 7-3 defeat. Max O'Brien, Fernley Davies and Ellis Kenny netted the goals and sharing the Man if the Match Award were Henry Grimes and Lucas Allen.
Playing twice in twenty four hours were the Under 13's Storm who's Saturday fixture in the Bolton Bury and District League was a home game against Wilshaw Sports Club. In Section A Beechy were 3-0 down at the interval and briefly fought back in the second half scoring a consolation goal via Bobby Anderson but the visitors scored again to secure a 4-1 victory. James O'Donnell was the Storm's Best Player. Bobby Anderson was on target against Broughton Community in the Manchester FA Youth Cup. In Round 3 Beechy who went out of the competition following a 3-1 defeat named Dominic Green as their Man of the Match.
At Beech Farm the Under 12's Tornadoes (9v9) ended up on the wrong end of an 8-6 score line after their Division 3 home game with De la Salle Reds. Goalscorers for the Tornadoes were Man of the Match Brandon Wabayi who got a hat-trick, Alan Kay (2)and Sam Jones.
There was a busy weekend for the Under 12's Thunder (9v9) players kicking off with a Division 2 match against Fives Athletic followed by a Manchester FA Youth Cup Round 3 tie at home to Cadishead Sports. Due to injuries and holidays United struggled to field a balance team for both games. In the match with Fives Athletic some poor defending by Beechy was punished by their opponents who were 3-0 up after twenty minutes. Thunder were better organised in the second half and reduced the arrears via Harvey Walker who had a great game in midfield. Unfortunately Fives hit back straight away to lead 4-1 then Reiss Miller scored a second goal for Beechy who tried to force a way back into the contest. United failed to take advantage of numerous goalscoring opportunities while Fives added another goal that secured a 5-2 victory. On Sunday against a well disciplined Cadishead Sports outfit Beechy were out matched by their opponents who easily won the tie. Thunder's new keeper James Quinn-Allcock playing in only his second competitive game was voted Man of the Match.
Also in action twice within twenty four hours were the Under 12's Storm (9v9) who secured two fully deserved victories. On Saturday Beechy were involved in a Division One away game at Barr Hill Diamonds and United retained second place in the table courtesy of a 3-1 win. Man of the Match Luke Carr (2) and Finley Share got the goals. Then on Sunday morning Beechy met Fletcher Moss Rangers away in the Manchester FA Youth Cup and booked their place in Round 4 following an emphatic 9-0 victory. After an evenly balanced first half United held a 2-0 lead but stepping up a gear Beechy dominated the second half and were runaway winners. Goals for the Storm came via Samuel Oludoyi (2) Mason Turner (2) Rome Hodson, Bailey Lloyd, Finley Share, Finley Irvine and Man of the Match Damion Broughton.
Both Under 11's teams were involved in the Challenge Tournament. The Under 11's Tornadoes (9v9) extended their current unbeaten run to four games thanks to and emphatic victory over Flixton Panthers. On a heavy pitch the Tornadoes hit double figures in a match they dominated throughout. There were several fine individual performances but named Man of the Match was Luke Moss. On target with the goals were Charlie Mulvenna, Jack Fitton, Bradley Oliver, Theo Valentine, Oliver Lomas and Harley Kirk.
The Under 11's Storm (9v9) were also faced with a heavy pitch when they entertained Deans Sports but despite having a greater share of the ball in the first half Beechy had to share a 0-0 scoreline at the break. United continued to look the better team for most of the second period but they relaxed their grip on the match and Deans Sports took advantage scoring three goals in the last ten minutes and win the game. Star Player was Johnny Walsh.
In the Bolton Bury and District League the Under 10's Hurricanes were in action on a 3G Astroturf Pitch against Farnworth Hurricane Reds. Producing a top-class display Beechy came out winners of this Dragons Division match that included twelve goals. Man of the Match Ole Kerwin, Josh Clough, Dominic Roaden, Georgi Georgiev and Reilly Happy
On a difficult playing surface the Under 10's Typhoon played their part in a thrilling cup tie with Ladybridge Lions. The heavy pitch was a leveller and added to the excitement of this Challenge Tournament fixture. In the first half Daniel Hesketh and Jamie Withington scored goals for the Typhoon who were a goal down at half time. Following a good spell of possession at the start of the second half Jamie Withington completed his hat trick and Cole Winstanley was on target with a fifth goal for Beechy. The Lions fought back and reduced the arrears but Cole Winstanley rescued a nervous looking Typhoon outfit with his second goal to guarantee United the victory,
There was a great start by the Under 10's Storm in their Challenge Tournament away game at Irlam JFC. Unfortunately Beechy didn't take their chances and found themselves a goal down after gifting their opponents the lead. Despite a spirited display further mistakes cost Beechy dearly. Man of the Match was Josh McLoughlin.
Charlie Harris netted a consolation goal for the Under 10's Lightning in their Challenge Tournament home game with Winton Wanderers. No Man of the Match trophy was handed out.
Beechy Under 9's Tornadoes were up against a very strong and well organised Barr Hill Diamonds outfit in a 2nd Round cup tie. Barr Hill opened the scoring with a well worked goal which fired Beechy into action and Edward Hughes assisted by Ellis O'Brien-Walsh got the Tornadoes back level. Shortly after United were awarded a penalty and taking the spot-kick was keeper Freddie Wardle who put Beechy ahead. Edward Hughes was on target again with a powerful header following a corner then a speculative effort form Joel Thorndyke completed the scoring. Ashley Tonge collected the Man of the Match Award.
A brilliant Challenge Tournament tie played at Beech Farm between the Under 9's Storm and Deans Panthers ended as a score draw. Both teams were praised for producing a classic game of mini-soccer. Beechy's goalscorers were James Calwalader and Man of the Match Oliver Cowley.
Making it four games unbeaten were the Under 8's Hurricanes who were at home to Barr Hill Hearts in the Challenge Tournament. Thanks to goals from Player of the Match Lexi Hiles, Nathan Derbyshire plus an own goal Beechy celebrated a fully deserved victory.
The Under 8's Tornadoes six match winning run came to an end following their home game with De La Sale Devils. Beechy were rewarded for an excellent performance in the first half with a three goal lead at the interval but De La Salle raised their game in the second period and replied with four goals therefore winning the match. Star Player Ethan Harris and Brandon Booth were the Tornadoes goalscorers.
Celebrating their first win of the season in the Development Group Yellow Division were the Under 7's Tornadoes who were away to Deans Sports. There were four goals from Alfie Lacey and a brace for Stewart Kay and voted Best Player was Flinn Rogers.
Against neighbours Moorside Rangers Green the Under 7's Storm struggled throughout this Development Group Red Division encounter. United came closest to getting a goal when an effort by Shay Winstanley from outside the area hit the crossbar. Shay shared the Man of the Match Award with Frankie Carter. Previously Beechy played AFC Monton Lions away an in a decent performance United's shots tally was about thirty. Best Players were Logan Holland and Harry Whitter.