Blackpool and District Youth League round-up

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BJFF Blades maintained their 100 per cent record in the Gold Bond Blackpool and District Youth League U12 Alpha division with a 15-0 win against Thornton Cleveleys Reds.

Hat-tricks from Lloyd Paterson, Donny Barrat, William Mountford and Sheick Fadairo were added to with goals from Ryan Harwood, James Wilde and PJ Spencer.

Foxhall beat Layton 2-1 thanks to Connor Satchel and Jake Marshall, while Charlie Strachan replied.

In the U13 Lancashire Cup, Foxhall lost out in a five-goal thriller to Walshaw 3-2, Robbie Fitzpatrick and Rio Louth with the goals for the Fylde team.

In the league, a hat-trick from Charlie Shuttleworth-Breen, a brace from Ilya Kosogorin and a Liam Gledhill goal gave St Annes a 6-3 win against BJFF Vipers, for whom Callum Cragg (2) and Charlie Fern replied.

Clifton remain unbeaten in the U14 league after their 6-1 win against BJFF Blues.

There were two goals each for Mitch Law and Denny Cain along, with strikes from Harry Cox and George Acton completed the half-dozen. Louis Wilcox replied against his former club.

In the Beta league, BJFF Whites went top after a Mangolis hat-trick and goals by Ozturk and Smithson gave them a 5-1 win at Foxhall, who dropped their first points of the season. Jack Bolas replied.

Joe Lonsdale scored a treble for Layton Clarets in the 7-0 success against Foxhall Hoops (see previous page).

Fleetwood Town and Poulton drew 2-2 in the U15 Alpha league. Town’s goals came from Foliard and Green, while Poulton replied through TJ Phillips and Louis Talarczyk.

In the Beta league, Spirit of Youth (Ethan Hallett, Dillon Ward) lost 10-2 to Northgate, for whom Tyler Baxter bagged four. Braces from Liam Smith, Gillespie and Morrison took Northgate into double figures.

YMCA beat BJFF Vipers 6-0 in the U16 Alpha division, arresting the slide after back-to- back defeats with this convincing victory at a cold and drizzly Seafield Road.

They opened the scoring after good work by Tom Wyatt, who won the ball in midfield and combined well with George Hawkins to set up Jack Bishop for a smart finish.

Resilient defending by BJFF kept YMCA at bay until Bishop reacted quickly to take a free-kick to James Cowburn, who scored from close range.

Cowburn dispossessed a defender and teed-up Bishop to score YMCA’s third on the stroke of half-time.

YMCA continued to play some superb one-touch football and quickly added a fourth goal when Bishop’s cross was met by Isaac Eastham, who set up Ross Hart to fire home.

The home defence was well marshalled by the tenacious Harry Fisher and Sam Stewart, who headed home the fifth from a Pat Lonsdale corner.

Bishop completed his hat-trick in the closing stages when he dispossessed a defender and drilled the ball into the net to round off an outstanding team display.

The top game in the U16 Beta league saw Clifton Rangers edge out Staining 3-2, with goals from Andy Drake, Liam Mills and Khan Moreau, while James Healey and George Powlesland were on target for Staining.

Four goals from Jayden Marsh gave Layton Clarets a 4-3 win against Warton Typhoons, for whom James Richardson, Edward Disley and Joseph Ellison replied.

Spirit of Youth Yellows went joint-top of the U18 league after their 9-3 win against St Annes.

Spirit were in superb form, playing some brilliant one-touch football with finishing out of the top-drawer.

Kyle Hodkinson opened the scoring with a chip from the edge of the box.

It was soon 2-0 as Robert Markille threaded a lovely through-ball to Jordan Parker, who smashed home.

The third wasn’t far away as Connor Dunleavy went clean through and fired under the oncoming keeper.

Parker again scored with some ferocity and on the stroke of half-time Dunleavy was at the end of a Hodkinson pass to make it 5-0.

The second half had only just got under way when Isaac Fluss sent a ball out wide to Jordan Parke,r who crossed first time to the far post, where Dunleavy headed the sixth to claim his hat-trick.

St Annes pulled one back with a fine shot the top corner but Parker soon became Spirit’s second hat-trick hero with a long-range effort. Dunleavy’s fourth made it 8-1.

St Annes scored a second before Hodkinson grabbed his second with a curling effort from the edge of the box. St Annes scored their third at the death.

Dunleavy was named man of the match, while the St Annes scorers were Matty Rhodes, Lewis Evans and Cal Stonley.

FC Rangers Blacks carried on their great form with a 14-5 win at Warton Typhoons thanks to Luke Harris (4), Kieran Clark (3), Liam Roney (2), Danny Roskell (2), James Roney, Ellis Hindle and Ollie Smith-Payne.

There was a Typhoons hat-trick from Dominic Snape and goals by Joseph Holmes and Matthew Roberts.