Both the Under 13 and Under 15 sides progressed in their respective County Cup competitions. The Under 13 team had a tough trip to Harrow Premier side Ruislip in their 1st round tie. A single first half goal from Jake Brown secured passage to the next round. The Under 15’s travelled to Spelthorne Sports and had a relatively comfortable 9-0 win to progress. Sami Davies started off the scoring with further goals coming from Joe Quincey (3), Cody McHale (2), Dylan Randall, a debut goal for Reece Scotchford and an own goal.
In the Surrey Primary League the Under 17’s suffered a narrow 4-3 defeat at Teddington Athletic. The side saw themselves 3-0 down after half an hour but battled back with goals from Sam Wallance, Joe Tullett and Ollie Bartholomew as well as having a goal disallowed but couldn’t quite snatch a point.
In the Surrey Youth League it was a slower start for the sides with several age groups not kicking off till the 20th. The Under 18’s started with a solid 2-1 win over Walton Casuals with Matt Ross and Josh Strauss scoring. The Under 12 Youth drew 2-2 at home to Mitcham Park, whilst the Under 12 Colts lost 2-0 to Halliford Colt Boys. In their first 11 aside game the Under 13 Colts lost 6-2 at home to Rocks Lane with Piers Cramp scoring both goals, including a 25 yard screamer.
The Under 10 Youth lost 3-2 to St Hellier Youth in their opening game, both goals coming from Jackson Birch and were unlucky not to nick a draw. At Under 9’s the three teams had their first taste of 7 aside football. The Under 9 Bucks won 4-2 against Spelthorne Sports Colts, Josh Rowe, Tommy Rance and Jack Lay (2) scoring in a very competitive game. The Colts side also won 4-2 with Riley Vaughen, Ellis Sale-Bourne and Cass Fried-Jones (2) helping the side to victory. The Stags side containing several new players lost 5-1 to Halliford Colt Boys in a good performance that saw them draw the second period 1-1. Tommy Rance scoring for the side late on.
In friendly action the Under 8 Colts beat Wandgas 6-1 with goals coming from William Burton (3), Owen Kimber (2) and Joe Morris.
Next weekend sees the remainder of the sides start their campaigns for the season.