Park girls prove too strong for Urmston
Date published: 24 September 2018
Chadderton Park FC round-up
Chadderton Park under-14s Girls reached the next round of the County Cup with a 3-1 win at home to Urmston.
Versatile player Katie Bowers scored two poachers’ goals, while Poppy Moorhouse added a third late on.
The girl of the game was Emma Ellis, while goalkeeper Amy Tapper made some great saves.
Park’s under-18s Lionesses were unfortunate to bow out of the County Cup when they lost 5-3 at Davyhulme Park.
Lucy Reeves scored as the Lionesses were 3-1 down at half time.
They pulled one back as the lively Rhea Horner had a cross/shot that deflected in off the full back.
The Lionesses were deservedly level as a Leigha Cook’s drive from 20 yards found the bottom corner.
The Lionesses then conceded two late goals and were sent crashing out of the competition.
Chadderton Park’s under-14s Girls were unfortunate to lose their opening game of the North Manchester League season, 2-0 away at Ashton Pumas.
North Bury League
It was derby day, with Chadderton Park under-15s Phoenix taking on the Lions, and the game certainly didn’t disappoint the neutral.
The Lions took the lead as Antonis Koiloropoluos powered through and rounded the keeper. Phoenix levelled as Reece Owen converted a penalty he won.
The Lions woke up and two Kieran Akehurst strikes gave his side what looked like a match-winning lead, but with eight minutes to go Drew Cunningham pulled one back.
Cunningham then levelled from five yards as honours ended even.
Park’s under-13s Cobras progressed to the next round of the League Cup with a penalty shoot-out win at home against Elton Leopards.
Tameside Saturday League
Park’s under-19s Eagles suffered their second defeat of the season, losing 4-0 at home to Heyside.
East Manchester Junior League
Chadderton Park under-12s Griffins reached the next round of the FA Primary Cup with a 5-4 penalty shoot-out win away at Woodley Albion after the game had finished 1-1.
Alex Henshaw put the Griffins into a first half lead, while goalkeeper Harry King made three top drawer saves in the second half.
Woodley scored a late equaliser to take the game to penalties, before two great saves from King in the shoot-out saw the Griffins through.
The under-15s Lions reached the second round of the Primary Cup with a 6-1 win at home to Uppermill.
Goals came from a Tom Cassidy (three), Kristian Walker (two) and David Osiobe.
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