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Maidenhead B&G FC Girls u14s progress in cup after narrow win over Wargrave u14s

Maidenhead Boys & Girls FC

A fine solo goal from Becky Tinnelly helped Maidenhead B&G FC u14s girls beat Wargrave u14s in a tight cup match on Saturday.

Maidenheadraced into a two-goal lead thanks to strikes from Charlie Potter and Tinnelly before Wargrave dragged themselves level with two second half goals.

However, Tinnelly booked their place in the next round with a run past three players before slotting home to guarantee them a semi-final spot in the Berkshire County League Cup. They remain unbeaten in all competitions this season.

 There were some big wins and some big defeats for Maidenhead B&G FC teams this weekend.

The u18s Santos side lost 5-2 at home to Pinewood Panthers in EBFA Division 6 while the u16s Boys won 2-0 away at FC Bracknell Youth. The u15s Cobras celebrated a 7-2 home win over Caversham Knights in Division 5.

But there was a painful 16-0 loss for the u12s Panthers against Bracknell Town JPL Reds in the County Cup on Saturday. Man of the match was Callum Neeson-Roberts who helped shore up the defence in the second half.

The u12s Dolphins also lost 10-1 away to Berks Elite in the same competition. They conceded eight goals in the second half.

One of the best matches of the weekend saw the u12s Girls lose 6-5 at home to Ascot United Sapphires in the League Cup. Maidenhead were 4-1 down at half-time.

The u16s Girls lost 5-2 away to the Tilehurst Panthers Stripes in BCGFL Division 1 while Chloe Bagshaw and Nancy Dean both scored three as the u18s Girls Blue Sox beat Thatcham Tornadoes 9-2 away to stay top of Girls Division South. Jess Walsh (two) and Rachel Southby also scored.

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Thames Valley Youth Development League

Explorers Red u12s and Townmead Youth u12s remain locked together at the top of the TVFDL Division 1 after both sides won at the weekend. Explorers beat Chalfont Saints Pythons 5-0 while Townmead cruised to an 11-1 win over Thames Valley Youth. Chalfont Saints Vipers u12s beat Burnham Juniors Jaguars White 3-1 in the division’s other match.

In Division 2 there was an emphatic 18-1 win for Langley over Frontline, while S4K FC Wolves defeated Langley Hornets Yellow 3-1.

The most exciting match of the weekend took place between Delaford Colts u12s Blues and Henley Lions in the second round of the Berks & Bucks Sunday u12s Cup. Delaford, who were a player short due to illness and injury, took the lead through Rhys Mehta’s long range strike, but Henley fought back to grab an equaliser 10 minutes from half-time. An end-to-end second half encounter ensued with Delaford getting their decisive second when Harry Halligan calmly slotted past the keeper after making a smart turn to beat the last defender.

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