Lions hit Shawclough for six

Date published: 05 November 2018

Chadderton Park JFC round-up

North Bury League

Despite fielding a depleted side, Chadderton Park under-15s Lions enjoyed a great 6-2 win at home to Shawclough.

Elijah Oluga scored a first half hat-trick, before Kieran Akehurst added a deserved fourth goal, drilling in at the near post.

Shawclough pulled a goal back to make it 4-1, and it was soon 4-2 thanks to a lucky goal.

Antonios Koiloropoulos scored a trademark goal to make it 5-2, before Adam Belwassa added a late sixth to seal the victory.

Park’s under-12s Lions fought back from 2-0 down to secure a 6-3 win away at Radcliffe Borough Aces in the North Bury Premiership.

The Aces started brightly and were 2-0 up within eight minutes.

Theo Andrew pulled one back for the Lions with a fine solo goal and the scores were level when Blaine Matthews slotted home.

The Lions went into the break 3-2 up as Lucas Ryan scored just before the break.

Into the second half and Matthews got his second of the game to make it 4-2, before the Aces quickly pulled one back to make it 4-3.

Oliver Potts restored the two-goal advantage with a good finish to make it 5-3, and Ryan scored his second of the game to seal a well-deserved win.

East Manchester Junior Football League – Saturday

Chadderton Park under-15s Dragons continued their unbeaten run with a stunning 7-1 success at home to Bramhall Pegasus FC in the quarter-finals of the Premier Cup.

The Dragons opened the scoring through Saja Manafa.

Further goals from Carlos Santos and Harrison Fairclough ensured that the Dragons went in at half time 3-0 up.

In the second further goals from Manafa and Santos put the Dragons 5-0 up, and with the game edging towards full time Abdullah Cheema and Dan Kelly put the cherry on the cake to make it 7-0.

Bramhall managed to score a consolation goal to make it 7-1 at full time.

North Manchester Girls’ League

Chadderton Park under-14s Girls suffered a disappointing 3-0 defeat away at in-form Droylsden Youth.

The Girls were 2-0 down in the opening few minutes but they didn’t let their heads drop.

Annie Taylor hit the post in the first half and when Emily Parsons was brought down in the box in the second half, there were shouts for a penalty.

Greater Manchester Womens’ League

It was a disappointing day for Chadderton Park under-18s Lionesses, who came up against a very impressive Altrincham side.

Cameron Eastwood scored the Lionesses’ only goal of the game with a well-taken left-foot strike.

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