Match Report

  Saintfield High School 25/03/2017 Downpatrick Youth League U17  
Saintfield Utd

6

5

Celtic Bhoys

It was clear from the opening few minutes that a tight & hard pitch were going to lend themselves to a high scoring game between the champions and runners up. The only other ingredient required was clinical finishing, but within the first 12 minutes both sides demonstrated that they were happy to add this to the mix.

Bhoys opened the scoring first after 3 minutes but Ethan Barr equalised almost immediately for Saints, latching on to a Chad Noble through ball before lifting the ball over the keeper. A few minutes after that Celtic restored their lead - thanks to a Saints own goal - and added a third by capitalizing on a defensive mix-up. Matthew Haughey's excellent 25 yard free kick got Saints back into the game almost straight after, taking the score to 3 - 2 with only 12 minutes gone. There was a brief respite from the scoring before the home side scored their 4th mid way through the first half, just as Saintfield were showing signs that they were getting to grips with the conditions. This was confirmed as they overturned the deficit and took the lead before half time, with 2 goals from Andrew Morrison - one a delightful angled chip, the other a neat close range finish from a Samuel Simpson cross - and a cross/shot from Andrew Moore in between that gave the visitors a 5 - 4 advantage at half time.

The scoring may not have been as prolific in the second half but the ebb and flow of the game did not relent. Matthew Small in the Saintfield goal produced several excellent saves before he was beaten at the back post half way into the second half, bringing the score level once more. Unsurprisingly neither side settled for the draw but it was Saints who finally sealed the points with 5 minutes to go, as Cal Rowland followed up an Ethan Barr blocked shot to force the ball over the line.

There were many quality performances throughout the Saintfield team in this excellent match, but Samuel Simpson's work rate and quality on the right side of midfield deserves a special mention.

Saintfield Utd U17 would also like to take this opportunity to congratulate Celtic Bhoys in winning the 2016/17 league title.



Goal Scorers: Ethan Barr (1), Matthew Haughey (1), Andrew Morrison (2), Cal Rowland (1)


   
2016-17 Season at a Glance
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Match Details
Firsts
28
8
3
17
48
71
-23
Won

2-1 Vs Bloomfield
13/08/2016-League(A)
Won

6-1 Vs Dromore Amateurs
16/08/2016-League(H)
Lost

0-1 Vs Dungiven Celtic
20/08/2016-Irish Cup(A)
Won

3-2 Vs Dunmurry YM
23/08/2016-League(A)
Lost

1-5 Vs Dromara Village
27/08/2016-Steel and Sons(A)
Lost

1-4 Vs Bangor Swifts
03/09/2016-League(H)
Won

4-2 Vs Dromore Amateurs
10/09/2016-League(A)
Lost

0-5 Vs Immaculata
17/09/2016-Border Cup(H)
Won

4-2 Vs Iveagh
01/10/2016-League(H)
Lost

1-3 Vs Bloomfield
08/10/2016-League(H)
Lost

1-4 Vs Shorts
15/10/2016-League(A)
Lost

0-1 Vs Crumlin United
22/10/2016-Intermediate Cup(A)
Drew

0-0 Vs Bangor Amateurs
29/10/2016-League(A)
Lost

0-1 Vs Bangor Swifts
05/11/2016-League(A)
Drew

3-3 Vs Hollywood
19/11/2016-League(H)
Lost

2-6 Vs Hollywood
26/11/2016-League(A)
Lost

1-3 Vs Dunmurry
03/12/2016-League(H)
Lost

1-5 Vs Bryansburn
10/12/2016-League(A)
Won

2-0 Vs Bangor Amateurs
17/12/2016-League(H)
Lost

2-4 Vs 18th Newtownabbey
31/12/2016-League(A)
Drew

2-2 Vs Bryansburn
07/01/2017-League(H)
Lost

4-5 Vs Hollywood
14/01/2017-Clarence Cup(A)
Won

2-1 Vs Groomsport
21/01/2017-League(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Shorts
28/01/2017-League(H)
Lost

1-2 Vs Groomsport
11/02/2017-League(A)
Lost

1-2 Vs St Lukes
25/02/2017-League(A)
Won

1-0 Vs Iveagh
04/03/2017-League(A)
Lost

1-3 Vs St Lukes
25/03/2017-League(H)
Seconds
23
8
3
12
55
73
-18
Lost

2-4 Vs Fivemiletown
10/09/2016-Junior Cup(A)
Lost

3-4 Vs Ford
17/09/2016-League(A)
Lost

3-4 Vs Shankill Utd
24/09/2016-League(H)
Won

3-2 Vs Castlestar
01/10/2016-Junior Shield(A)
Lost

1-5 Vs Colin Valley
08/10/2016-League(A)
Won

4-1 Vs Bangor Rangers
15/10/2016-League(H)
Lost

1-7 Vs Connor FC
22/10/2016-Junior Shield(H)
Lost

2-4 Vs Shorts
29/10/2016-League(A)
Lost

2-3 Vs Tullycarnet FC 11's
05/11/2016-Walter Moore Cup(H)
Lost

0-6 Vs Bangor Rangers
19/11/2016-League(A)
Drew

1-1 Vs Ford
26/11/2016-League(H)
Lost

2-4 Vs Lower Shankill
03/12/2016-League(A)
Won

2-1 Vs Abbey Villa
10/12/2016-League(H)
Drew

1-1 Vs Abbey Villa
07/01/2017-League(A)
Lost

2-3 Vs Islandmagee
21/01/2017-League(A)
Lost

0-7 Vs Shankill Utd
28/01/2017-League(A)
Won

3-1 Vs Queens Grads
04/02/2017-League(H)
Lost

2-4 Vs Lower Shankill
11/02/2017-League(H)
Drew

3-3 Vs Colin Valley
18/02/2017-League(H)
Won

5-0 Vs Dunmurry YM
11/03/2017-League(H)
Won

3-2 Vs Islandmagee
18/03/2017-League(H)
Won

4-2 Vs Dunmurry Young Men
25/03/2017-League(A)
Won

6-4 Vs Shorts
08/04/2017-League(H)
Thirds
27
4
3
20
47
90
-43
Lost

1-2 Vs Rossglass 2nds
03/09/2016-League(H)
Lost

1-2 Vs Ballynahinch Olympic
10/09/2016-Bobby Dalzell Cup(H)
Lost

2-5 Vs Comber Rec
17/09/2016-League(A)
Won

3-0 Vs Tollymore
24/09/2016-League(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Newcastle
01/10/2016-League(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Moneyslane
08/10/2016-League(A)
Lost

1-3 Vs Dromara
15/10/2016-League(H)
Lost

0-3 Vs Valley Rangers
22/10/2016-League(H)
Lost

0-6 Vs Carryduff Colts
05/11/2016-League(A)
Lost

0-5 Vs Valley Rangers Colts
12/11/2016-League(A)
Lost

0-4 Vs Dundrum
19/11/2016-League(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Rossglass
26/11/2016-League(A)
Won

2-1 Vs Ballyvea
03/12/2016-League(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Moneyslane
31/12/2016-League(H)
Lost

0-3 Vs Moneyslane
07/01/2017-Harry Clarke Cup(H)
Lost

0-5 Vs Celtic Bhoys
21/01/2017-League(A)
Lost

1-4 Vs Tollymore Forest
28/01/2017-League(A)
Lost

1-6 Vs Newcastle
11/02/2017-League(A)
Lost

3-6 Vs Celtic Bhoys II
25/02/2017-Bignian Cup(H)
Drew

5-5 Vs Dundrum Utd
11/03/2017-League(A)
Lost

3-6 Vs Dromara Village
18/03/2017-League(A)
Drew

3-3 Vs Rathfriland Colts
25/03/2017-League(A)
Won

5-0 Vs Rathfriland Colts
01/04/2017-League(H)
Lost

1-3 Vs Ballyvea
08/04/2017-League(A)
Won

3-1 Vs Comber Rec
15/04/2017-League(H)
Drew

2-2 Vs Carryduff
20/04/2017-League(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Celtic Bhoys
25/04/2017-League(H)
Under 17s
16
11
3
2
82
26
56
Won

7-3 Vs Kilmore
17/09/2016-League(H)
Won

9-0 Vs Newcastle
24/09/2016-League(H)
Drew

3-3 Vs Patrician
01/10/2016-League(H)
Won

11-1 Vs Tollymore
08/10/2016-League(H)
Won

3-1 Vs Dunaman
15/10/2016-League(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Celtic Bhoys
29/10/2016-League(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Newcastle
05/11/2016-League(H)
Drew

2-2 Vs Celtic Bhoys
19/11/2016-League(A)
Won

4-3 Vs Kilmore Rec
26/11/2016-League(A)
Won

8-0 Vs Patrician
10/12/2016-League(H)
Won

5-0 Vs Tolymore
07/01/2017-League(A)
Won

3-1 Vs Newcastle
21/01/2017-League(A)
Drew

1-1 Vs Kilmore
18/02/2017-League(A)
Won

7-0 Vs Patrician
25/02/2017-League(A)
Won

9-0 Vs Tolymore
11/03/2017-League(H)
Won

6-5 Vs Celtic Bhoys
25/03/2017-League(H)
Under 15s
25
16
3
6
88
59
29
Lost

3-6 Vs Carryduff Colts B
03/09/2016-Suplementary Cup(H)
Drew

3-3 Vs Hollywood
10/09/2016-Suplementary Cup(H)
Won

9-0 Vs Comber Rec
17/09/2016-Supplementary(H)
Won

3-2 Vs Belvoir
24/09/2016-Supplementary(A)
Won

4-2 Vs Apex Sky Blues
01/10/2016-League(A)
Won

5-4 Vs Belvoir
08/10/2016-League(A)
Lost

1-7 Vs Carnmoney Colts
11/10/2016-Supplementary(A)
Won

4-2 Vs Aquinas Star
15/10/2016-League(H)
Won

9-1 Vs Ballysillan Swifts
22/10/2016-League(A)
Drew

2-2 Vs Carnmoney Colts
29/10/2016-League(H)
Won

3-1 Vs Comber Rec
05/11/2016-League(H)
Drew

3-3 Vs Hollywood
12/11/2016-League(H)
Lost

1-3 Vs Suffolk Swifts
18/11/2016-League(A)
Won

5-4 Vs Sydenham
03/12/2016-League Cup(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Apex
10/12/2016-League(A)
Lost

1-2 Vs Belvoir
17/12/2016-League(H)
Won

3-2 Vs Aquinas
07/01/2017-League(A)
Lost

1-4 Vs St.Marys
14/01/2017-League Cup(H)
Won

3-1 Vs Ballysillan Swifts
21/01/2017-League(H)
Won

1-0 Vs Carnmoney Colts B
28/01/2017-League(A)
Won

2-1 Vs Suffolk
11/02/2017-League(H)
Won

4-2 Vs Carryduff Colts (B)
18/02/2017-League(H)
Won

4-1 Vs Carryduff Colts B
25/02/2017-League(H)
Won

6-3 Vs Holywood
04/03/2017-League(A)
Won

6-0 Vs Comber Rec
01/04/2017-League(H)
Under 13s
20
13
3
4
88
34
54
Drew

4-4 Vs Abbey Villa
10/09/2016-League(H)
Won

3-1 Vs Hollywood
16/09/2016-Supplementary(A)
Drew

1-1 Vs H&W Welders
24/09/2016-Supplementary(A)
Won

6-1 Vs Ballywalter
01/10/2016-League(H)
Won

6-2 Vs Bangor YM
08/10/2016-League(H)
Won

3-2 Vs H & W Welders
15/10/2016-League(H)
Won

7-2 Vs Bangor YM
29/10/2016-League(A)
Lost

1-4 Vs Rosario
05/11/2016-League(H)
Won

3-1 Vs Carnmoney
12/11/2016-League(A)
Lost

1-3 Vs Abbey Villa
19/11/2016-League(H)
Won

11-1 Vs Hollywood
03/12/2016-League(H)
Won

12-1 Vs Ballywalter
10/12/2016-League(H)
Won

6-0 Vs Bangor YM
17/12/2016-League(H)
Won

2-1 Vs Harland & Wolf Welders
07/01/2017-League(H)
Won

3-1 Vs St Marys
21/01/2017-League(H)
Won

9-0 Vs Holywood
28/01/2017-League(H)
Lost

3-4 Vs Abbey Villa
18/02/2017-League(A)
Won

6-0 Vs Albert Foundry
25/02/2017-League(H)
Lost

1-5 Vs Carnmoney Colts
11/03/2017-Supplementary(A)
Drew

0-0 Vs Rosario
25/03/2017-League(H)
Under 12s
17
9
2
6
67
46
21
Drew

1-1 Vs Comber Rec
10/09/2016-Supplementary Cup(A)
Won

6-1 Vs St Mary's
24/09/2016-Supplementary(A)
Won

14-2 Vs 18th Newtownabbey
01/10/2016-League(H)
Won

8-3 Vs 18th Newtownabbey
08/10/2016-League(A)
Lost

2-5 Vs Shankill
15/10/2016-League(H)
Won

6-4 Vs Carnmoney
21/10/2016-League(H)
Lost

1-6 Vs St Marys
29/10/2016-League(H)
Won

7-3 Vs Carryduff
09/12/2016-League(H)
Lost

3-5 Vs Portavogie
17/12/2016-League(H)
Lost

4-5 Vs Shankill UTD Colts
10/02/2017-League(H)
Lost

1-2 Vs Albion Star
17/02/2017-League(H)
Drew

1-1 Vs Aquinas
25/02/2017-League(H)
Won

1-0 Vs Comber Rec
04/03/2017-League(H)
Lost

3-4 Vs Dungoyne
10/03/2017-League(H)
Won

4-1 Vs H&W Welders
18/03/2017-League(H)
Won

2-1 Vs Shankill
25/03/2017-League(A)
Won

3-2 Vs Shankill Juniors
11/04/2017-League(A)
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