Blackpool and District Youth League review

Lytham U14s v Blackpool Rangers
Lytham U14s v Blackpool Rangers
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Rhys Dodd had a day to remember, firing seven goals to set Lytham Juniors on their way to a 10-0 at Foxhall Hoops.

Max Wiggans, James Lumsden and Jack DeHavilland were also on target in the Gold Bond Blackpool and District Youth Football League under-13 Alpha division match.

At the top of the table, goals from Jacob Stone-Grice, Brody Johnson, Leo Walker and Rio Louth extended Foxhall’s lead as they beat Thornton Cleveleys Blues 4-1, Marcus Jolly replying.

BJFF Vipers (Nico Moreton, Charlie Fer, Liam Skillbeck, Ben Shaw) beat St Annes (Charlie Shuttleworth-Breen, Ilya Kosogorin) 4-2.

Hat-tricks from Liam Brown and Charlie Croasdale, plus goals from Owen Mason (2), Archie Brown and Daniel Smith sent BJFF Blades through to the next round of the Hogan Cup as they beat Fleetwood Gym 10-0.

In the U14 Hogan Cup, Sam Latham led the way for Blackpool Rangers with five goals in their 9-0 win over Lytham Juniors.

Thornton Cleveleys went through comfortably too, with Luca Barrea’s hat-trick and goals from Josh Wood(2), Billy Cartmell, Kian Makepeace and Conor Thompson in the 8-0 win at BJFF Blues.

BJFF Blades (Alex Montgomery-Jones, Jamel Miller, Lee McEwan) beat Layton Lions (Will Davies) 3-1.

In the Alpha league, Clifton and Kirkham shared the spoils 4-4, Harry Cox, Luke Parr, Denny Cain and Jack Doyle scoring for Clifton and Cameron Green, Henry Knott, Louis Plum and Ollie Martin for the visitors.

In the Beta league, Fleetwood Gym kept their 100 per cent record intact with a stunning 10-0 win at South Shore thanks to four goals from Archie Lee, a hat-trick from Sophie Slater, a brace from Harvey Brooks and a Joel Green goal.

BJFF Vipers beat Foxhall Hoops 4-2 courtesy of Zac Hickling’s double and goals from Sam Murphy and Ben Churchouse. Ethan Lees and Nathan Grimshaw replied.

In the U15 Alpha league, the top two played each other and both unbeaten records remain intact after they played out a 1-1 draw. Jacob Wharries scored for Clifton and Joe Wyers-Roebuck for Kirkham, who stay top.

St Annes are third and leapfrogged their opponents Blackpool Rangers Tangerines after a 3-2 win, despite going nto this fixture with only 10 players available.

St Annes finished the first half two goals to the good thanks Robert Flanagan and Tom Reardon, then the game burst into life after the break.

Rangers instantly hit back before St Annes replied almost immediately with a fantastic midfield passing display ending with Tyler Davison making it 3-1.

Rangers managed to score again soon after and it was nailbiting stuff to the bitter end as St Annes dug deep to hang on.

Blackpool Rangers Revolution beat South Shore by the same score thanks to Oliver Purdon(2) and Jake Denehey. Ronan Barratt and Kieran Cheston were on target for Shore.

Kirkham Reds moved clear at the top of the beta league after four goals from James Finlay, together with strikes by Declan McDonnell and Will Critchley sealed a 6-1 win against Layton, for whome Jack Smith scored.

Foxhall went back to the top of the U16 Alpha league after a 9-0 win at Wyre. Connor Finlayson and Steven Hodgkinson led the way with a brace each, Ben Cardwell, Lee Ashton, Conor Smith, Aaron Waterfield and Bailey Parker-Starkie also on target.

AFC Blackpool stretched their lead at the top of the Beta league with a 4-1 win against St Annes as Lee Casey helped himself to a hat-trick. Elliott Summerfield scored the other and Harry Sagar replied.

The U18 title race is hotting up, with the top three separated by just a point.

FC Rangers Blues are a point clear after their 5-0 win at St Annes, where Adam Scott-Rattray(2), Kyle McCullough, Rob Oxley and Joshua Errington shared the goals.

FC Rangers Blacks avenged a last-minute defeat by Spirit of Youth with a winner in the dying seconds of the most dramatic of rematches.

Jordan Parker had put Spirit ahead in the first minute but FC were 2-1 up by the midway point of the first half only for Kyle Hodkinson to draw Spirit level.

FC then went back in front only for Parker’s second to make it 3-3 at half-time.

His hat-trick goal put Spirit in front and Hodkinson’s second made it 5-3.

But the match was far from over as FC grabbed two more to equalise and pounced on a loose ball to grab the winner with the referee ready to blow for time.

The scorers for Blacks were Tyler Davies-Clarke, Danny Roskell, Kieran Clark, Ryan Wallace, Luke Harris and Dillon Conlon.

Two goals apiece from Tom Griffiths and Blake Cracknell gave AFC Blackpool a 4-3 win over Warton Typhoons, for whom Joseph Holmes also scored twice. Dominic Snape bagged the other.

In the U12 Hogan Cup, BJFF Blades went through 6-1 against St Annes as Matthew Finney scored a hat-trick and further goals came from William Mountford, Rowan Pretlove-Gibbons and Ralf Threlfall-Newton. Keaton Adams netted for St Annes.

And finally in the league, goals from Jake Marshall and Connor Satchel gave Foxhall a 2-1 win at Thornton Cleveleys Reds, for whom Lewis Barnes replied.