Beechfield United Under 17’s played their first official Timperley and District League game of the 2016/2017 season at Stott Lane Playing Fields against Timperley Villa Jaguars.
In the Youth Bundesliga Division Beechy who included a few new players produced a superb all-round performance and celebrated a 7-2 victory.
Best Player was Wade Malone and on target with the goals were Kai Leonard, Callum Frier, Ben Crowther, Ryan Curran, Bradley Hodges, Tom Walker and Charlie Hilton.
In the Bury Bolton & District League the Under 16’s Tornadoes were in action twice within three days and collecting maximum points currently hold top spot in the Section C table. Against local rivals Moorside Rangers Blues the Beechy lads found themselves a goal down but equalised via Mason White and the teams shared a 1-1 score line at the break.
The second half produced a closely fought affair and the Tornadoes were guaranteed a 2-1 win thanks to a winning goal scored by Nauris Kaluga. On Saturday morning United travelled again, this time for an away fixture with Rossendale Valley and first half goals from Mason White, Kurtis Taylor and Harry Cottrill were enough to secure Beechy a 3-1 victory. The home team’s consolation goal came late in the second half.
Following their third successive victory in the Timperley and District League the Under 16’s Predators took over as leaders of Division One. United held a 1-0 lead at half time in their home game against Unicorn Athletic Dragons but playing some top-class football the Predators eventually won the match 4-0. Goalscorers were Robert Boardman (2) Brandon Kent and George Davies and named Man of the Match was Denford Dzvene.
The Under 15’s Storm faced a tricky away game with Flixton Junior Foxes in the Salford and District League. This Division 1 fixture ended 4-4 with Man of the Match Joe Cox (2) and Tyler Davies (2) scoring the goals for the Storm.
Playing twice within less than forty-eight hours were the Under 13’s Tornadoes who started with an evening home game with Manchester Maccabi Lions. Jace Whale, Luke Scott and Man of the Match Fernley Davies got the goals for the Tornadoes who enjoyed a 3-2 win. Then on Saturday United produced a gutsy performance against a very good Swinton Junior Panthers outfit but Beechy were on the wrong end of an 8-0 score line.
Beechy Under 13’s Storm dominated the first half of their Section A home game against Adlington Hawks but had to settle for a goalless first half. Into the second period and keeping the pressure on their opponents Beechy continued to create chances galore. It took something special to break the deadlock when Mason Alker won the ball near the halfway line and after skilfully beating three players produced a first-class finish.
Following more great football United led 3-0 with both goals scored by Kieran Robinson then producing a brilliant solo run Bobby Anderson netted the fourth goal when he hammered the ball into the net from the tightest of angles. Goal number five was simply stunning when Jordan Booth found the top corner from fully twenty-five yards and though Beechy conceded late in the contest they were good value for their 5-1 victory.
The Under 12’s Storm (9v9) were at home to Curzon Ashton White in Round One of the Manchester FA Youth Cup. Man of the Match Samuel Oludoyi (Hat-Trick) Luke Carr, Mason Turner, and Damion Broughton got the goals as United booked their place in the next round courtesy of a 6-2 win.
Involved in a highly competitive game with AFC Monton Thunder were the Under 12’s Thunder (9v9) Beechy played some attractive soccer in this Division 2 fixture and scored two great goals but AFC Monton Thunder replied with four goals. Despite losing the match there were many positives in United’s display and their first victory of the season is not too far away. Both goals for Beechy came via Prince Idusuyi.
No Man of the Match Trophy was handed out following the Under 12’s Tornadoes (9v9) Division 3 away match at De La Salle Reds. Alan Kay with his third goal in two games netted a consolation goal for the Tornadoes who suffered a 7-1 defeat.
Flixton Junior Pumas provided a tough test for the Under 11’s Tornadoes (9v9) who produced another superb all-round performance that secured the team a thoroughly deserved second successive victory.
In this Development Group Yellow Division fixture, the Tornadoes defence of Raphael Silveiro, Harley Kirk, Luke Moss and Jack Fitton stood strong when Flixton Pumas produced some powerful attacks. The match included nine goals and on target for Beechy were Man of the Match Bradley Oliver (Hat-Trick) Jack Fitton (superb 30-yard free kick) and Theo Valentine.
Dominating their away game at South Manchester Tigers the Under 11’s Storm (9v9) held a comfortable two goal lead but the Tigers won a penalty and reduced the arrears before half time. Quickly regaining control after the break Beechy added three more goals but somehow the Storm relaxed their grip on the contest and conceded a further two goals but recovered to grab a sixth goal. Harrison Davies was the team’s Star Player and the goals came via Kaiden McClean (Hat-Trick) Elliott McLurg-Taylor and Jayden Okoli.
There was another first-class display by the Under 10’s Hurricanes in their home game with Tiki Taka Rangers. Sharing the Man of the Match Award Were Ole Kerwin who also netted a hat-trick and Tom Worthington. In total Beechy hit five goals with Oliver Coles scoring the other two.
The match between the Under 10’s Typhoon and Barr Hill Cubs was a closely fought affair and United took the lead with a goal from Freddie Latham. Man of the Match Milonga Mututa put in a disciplined and hardworking display in both midfield and defence. Unfortunately, Beechy lost this Development Group Yellow Division fixture.
Away to De La Salle Reds the Under 10’s Storm lost a very close and competitive game. The Storm’s attacking play lacked real spark and they conceded a couple of soft goals. Caden Gibson came close on two occasions to getting the Storm a goal. Man of the Match was James Wharton, while both Josh McLoughlin and George Heywood are worthy of a mention.
William Anderton scored a consolation goal for the Under 10’s Lightning in the Development Group Green Division home game against Prestwich Junior Tigers. Named as the teams Star Player was Lucas Wood.
In their Development Group Red Division Away fixture with Trafford Youth Jets the Under 9’s Tornadoes produced a below-par display. Joel Thorndyke got Beechy’s only goal and following a fine individual performance Tanatswa Chirwa was voted Man of the Match.
Despite playing well and enjoying a greater share of the ball against Swinton Junior Lions the Under 9’s Storm found themselves two goals down at half time. Man of the Match James Cadwalader got a goal back via a header following a corner then Saul Tagoe equalised with a smart finish. Beechy took the lead through Joshua Kilfoyle but Swinton Juniors drew level before Oliver Cowley scored the Storm’s match winning goal.
Urmston Town Eagles were the Under 8’s Hurricanes opponents for their Development Group Green Division home game at Beech Farm Playing Fields. The match was evenly balanced throughout but it was the visitors who tasted victory. Nathan Debershire was the Hurricanes Best Player and Lexi and Lloyd Hiles got the goals.
Following an excellent performance in the away fixture at Flixton Junior Lions the Under 8’s Tornadoes goalkeeper George Rowbotham was voted Man of the Match by the player’s parents. Goals for the Tornadoes in this Development Group Yellow Division encounter came courtesy of Harvey Riva, Ethan Harris and Anthony Hughes.
The Under 8’s Storm had a Sunday morning match at Beech Farm against South Manchester FC who were winners of this Development Group Red Division fixture. Man of the Match Harry Jones and Kylan Twigg were on target with the goals.