Taking control in the second half Beechy carved out numerous chances and eventually took the lead in the 65th minute courtesy of a goal by Kade Culf. Broadway Celtic’s best player set-up the visitors equaliser and during a frantic finish United almost snatched victory but excellent efforts hit both the crossbar and post. Cameron Brizland was United’s Best Player.
On a poor pitch the Under 15’s produced a great all-round performance in the away game against Irlam Rangers. In the Timperley and District Junior League a 4-0 victory moved Beechy up to second place in the Division 3 table. Man of the Match Bradley Wheeler (Hat-Trick) and Ben Crowther got the goals.
Also in the T@DJFL the Under 14’s Predators played their sixth successive home game and extended their lead at the top of Division 1 to a massive seventeen points. Robert Boardman, Joseph Lydiate and Man of the Match Dylan Durose scored the goals as the Predators beat Timperley Villa Panthers 3-0 at Stott Lane Playing Fields.
Only ten players were available for the Under 14’s Tornados away game at Barr Hill Diamonds who won this Bolton Bury and District Section B contest 4-2. Producing a hard working display the Beechy Lads certainly deserved at least a draw. Ellis Carr netted both goals for the Tornados.
Following two successive defeats the Under 11’s Storm (9v9) returned to winning ways thanks to a 2-1 win over AFC Monton Dynamos. Bobby Anderson and Jace O’Connor Whale got the goals in a Division 1 Supplementary Cup tie. Star Player for the Storm was George Moorhouse.
For the second time in seven days the Under 11’s Tornados (9v9) were in action against De La Salle Reds. At home in the Division 3 Supplementary Cup the Tornados who lost 5-0 named Max O’Brien as their Man of the Match.
One of United’s most consistent mini-soccer teams so far this season are the Under 10’s Storm who produced another top-class display in the Supplementary Cup away fixture at Urmston Town Devils. Goalscorer for Beechy was Mason Turner and earning himself the Man of the Match accolade was Joe Newton.
Making the short trip to Barton Road were the Under 10’s Tornados who met Swinton Junior Panthers. In the Supplementary Cup Beechy managed a consolation goal scored by their Man of the Match Joe Hope.
Beechy Under 10’s Thunder were also involved in the Supplementary Cup and their opponents were Barr Hill Hearts. After finding themselves a goal down United soon drew level then took the lead and scored again just before half time.
Thunder conceded another goal but quickly replied as they restored their two goal advantage but were denied more goals by the Barr Hill keeper who was kept busy throughout the match. The Beechy players had finally shown their true character which had been missing for most of the season. Goals for United came via Jake O’Sullivan, Prince Idusuyi, Sebastian Higson and Man of the Match Samuel Oludoyi.
There was much improved display from the Under 9’s Tornados who met AFC Monton Dragons away in the Supplementary Cup. United fought with real determination to win the midfield battle in a tight encounter and two superb saves from Ben Davies kept Monton at bay until the home side took the lead from the penalty spot.
Beechy maintained their drive and energy level and drew level courtesy of Man of the Match Jack Fitton. United’s defence looked solid with some strong tackling from Lewis Wallis and Adam Wood and in the last minute Kaden McClean skilfully beat three opponents before scoring a great goal.
The Eredivisie Cup Group A tie between Manchester Maccabi Phoenix and Beechy Under 8’s Thunder was switched to Beech Far Playing Fields. Making their usual whirlwind start United scored three goals inside the opening ten minutes and though Beechy found another goal Maccabi Phoenix had reduced the arrears prior to half time.
The second half remained static in the early stages until Thunder were rewarded with a fifth goal. Goals from Reece James, Reilly Happy, Sonny O’Brien plus an own goal made up United’s tally. Man of the Match was Freddie Latham for a great defensive performance.
Playing at home in the La Liga Cup the Under 8’s Storm were in action against AFC Monton Devils in a Group B fixture. Man of the Match Isaac Okeraghu and George Heywood fired in the goals for Beechy.
Producing an excellent performance in the home game with Winton FC were the Under 8’s Tornados. Thanks to a great range of passing by Kaden Atack won the Best Player Award while both Jamie Withington and Daniel Hesketh scored goals for Beechy in this Bundesliga Cup Group A game.
Man of the Match William Anderton and Aaron Worthington netted goals for Beechy Under 8’s Lightning who played Ladybridge Wanderers in a City of Salford Soccer League Development Match.
Without an official league fixture were the Under 8’s Hurricanes who arranged a friendly match with neighbours Moorside Rangers Yellow. Georgi Georgiev collected the Star Player award and goals for Beechy came via Tom Worthington and Oliver Coles.
The Under 7’s Storm were away to Ladybridge Wolves in the Supplementary Cup. The match went ahead on an artificial surface and this entertaining contest produced eleven goals. On target for United were Oliver Percival, Joshua Kilfoyle and Coby Cleary and voted Best Player was Jack Hanbury.
Making a great start in their Supplementary Cup match with Swinton Juniors Panthers were the Under 7’s Tornados. In an amazing team effort Beechy produced some really good passing plus strong tackling and the tie finished with a penalty shoot-out. Goals for the Tornados came from Aiden Lawton, Ellis O’Brien-Walsh, Jonathan Lowery, Tanatswa Chirwa, Joel Thorndyke and Man of the Match Joshua Taylor.