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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.


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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