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NERF Junior Premier League

Worcester City FC U15’sVsHereford FC U15’s

3 Joseph Palmer
Callum Lovegrove
Prince Henry
1 William Bowen

Match Report

Today we welcomed Hereford to Perdiswell. The boys had not played for a couple of weeks due to the recent poor weather although the pitch had held up well even though it had rained all through the night.

Q1 - The opening quarter was an evenly contested affair with opportunities at both ends. Worcester took the lead after good work from Prince Henry who twisted and turned in the area before laying a short ball into Joe Palmer who placed a low shot past the Hereford keeper. George Bourne kept Worcester’s lead in tact with a great save from a Hereford set piece. 1-0

Q2 – Worcester changed their formation and this change saw the home side have a lot more of the ball, although despite creating a number of good chances they were unable to extend their lead. Hereford battled well and played some neat football themselves. 1-0

Q3 – The game sprang into life in the third quarter and the play was far more open. Worcester went 2 ahead after a ball into the box found Tom Mills who calmly controlled the ball and found Callum Lovegrove who rolled the ball into the corner of the net. Just when Worcester thought that they could go on and add to their tally, Hereford pulled a goal back through a long range effort which went in off the underside of the crossbar. 2-1

Q4 – The game was now set up for a grandstand finish although any hope that Hereford had of finding an equaliser was dashed almost immediately from the kick off. Worcester made it 3-1 with a good team goal. Tom Mills picked up the ball in the centre of midfield and sprayed the ball out Tristan Webby on the wing. Tristan beat his man and placed a pinpoint cross into the Hereford penalty area and Prince Henry was on hand to sidefoot the ball past the keeper from just inside the six yard box. Despite Hereford’s best efforts, they were unable to penetrate a resilient Worcester side who saw the game out. 3-1

This was a great advert for the JPL, played between two good footballing sides. We look forward to the return fixture shortly, which will no doubt be another close affair.

AWARDS : Gold – Finn Syson, Silver –Tom Mills, Bronze – Prince Henry

Home Team

No Name Goals Y R
1 George Bourne (GK)
7 Oliver Berry
3 Thomas Griffin
18 Prince Henry
1
4 Harvey James
34 Callum Lovegrove 1
19 Joseph Palmer 1
5 Ethan Sherwood
9 Finn Syson
10 Tristan Webby
15 Harry Williams
6 Zachary Bowater
45 Benjamin Clay
28 Cameron Monteith
11 Thomas Mills

Away Team

No Name Goals Y R
1 Iwan Hooper (GK)
16 Charlie Beaumont
11 Tom Burton
9 Tom Hamilton
6 Lucas Hoven
7 Marcus Campbell
4 Max Coley
3 Will Powell
8 Jamie Payne
10 William Bowen 1
2 Harrison Summers
15 Jacey Emms
17 Oscar Edwards
13 Charles Corrieri
5 George Jones
12 Jay Oliver
14 Zak Morgan

Match details

Competition: League
Periods Of Play: 4 periods of 20 Minutes
Match Format: 11 v 11
Surface: 3G
Match Venue: Perdiswell Leisure Centre, Perdiswell Leisure Centre Bilford Road Worcester Worcestershire, WR3 8DX, Show On Map

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