Brideview Utd AFC Schoolboy/girl Notes 23/04/18

Brideview Utd AFC Schoolboy/girl Notes

Leonard Fraser Cup Semi Final second leg (U17)

Terrific Fight Back by United
What a game we had in Tallow on Saturday afternoon. Down 3-2 from the first leg Utd went further behind inside the opening two minutes but the boys staged a remarkable comeback to reach the final against all the odds. 
Our U9 acdemy were in action agains Mogeely on Saturday morning.

Results: Leonard Fraser Cup Semi Final, Brideview Utd 4, Lismore 1 (Agg 6-4).

This local derby produced an unexpected result as Utd had to field withour four first team players added to the fact that we were already 3-2 down from the first leg. Then with just two minutes gone Lismore struck what looked like to be the killer blow for Utd. The game continued with the visitors on top and they did miss some good chances.
Then after 31 minutes Kieran Crawford grabbed an equiliser for Utd and a few minutes later Stewart tested the Lismore keeper who got down well to bring off a marvellous save. At the break the sides went in level at 1-1. 
It turned the game for Utd. Crawford was in again in the 61st minute to increase Utds lead. To be fare the visitors did fight back but Utds keeper Beecher and his back four of Cunningham, Chambers, Hurley and Scotton kept the visitors at bay. As the game entered added time Crawford was upended in the visitors box. Crawford himself took the penalty and gave the keeper no chance. So Crawford grabbed himself a hat trick which was well deserved. In midfield Lenehan, Captain Aherne, Stewart and Sheehan ran themselves into the ground so to speak. Almedia also played well throughout helping out his defence. All in all a terrific game of football from a bunch of boys who fought back in true Utd fashion. Wel ldone lads.

Utd: D. Beecher, W. Cunningham, E. Scotton, J. Chambers, C. Hurley, E. Lenehan, B. Aherne, M. Stewart, J. Sheehan, K. Crawford,
J. Almeida.

The Final
The final will take place in Tallow on what could be the bank holiday weekend.

U9 Academy
Our U9 Academy team played East Cork side Mogeely on Saturday morning last. Ryan Whelan grabbed a hat trick, Harry Power (2), Josh Mangan (1), other players were Tommy Forbes and Dylan Kerrigan. Well done to al the boys.

Birthday Greetings
To Alan Hurley who celebrated his birthday on Sunday last. Alan is a popular member of ou U14 and U16 teams. Then we had Helen Scotton who celebrated her birthday on Friday last. Well done to both.

Amber Service Station/Hillbillys Fermoy U13 1st Division
Mogeely Wanderers 2, Brideview Utd 0

Our U13 team made the trip to Mogeely during the week. Short some regulars the lads put up a good display before going down to one of the top clubs.

Utd: A. Good, A. Hurley, I. Martin, W. Kenneally, T. Twohig, J. Mc Donnell, C. Mc Carthy, C. Lenehan, A. Cantwell, S. Murphy.

Well Done
To two of the clubs younger players. First of all Jake O'Brien scored for the W.W.E.C. Kennedy Cup squad against Carlow. In Lismore Stephan Murphy was on the W.W.E.C. team that drew 2-2 with West Cork. Well done lads.

Fixtures for Saturday 28th April 2018.

East Cork Oil Aglish Branch. U16 Cup Semi Final.
Brideview Utd V Inch 2.30pm.

U8 Academy
Brideview Utd V Ardmore, 11am.

U10 Academy
Ardmore V Brideview Utd 11am.

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