Match Report

  Away 23/09/2017 Newcastle League : Division 2  
Valley Rangers Colts

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Saintfield Utd

The young Saints fought hard for their first victory of the season under blustery conditions. The team played well and deserved their victory. The Saints started well but could not get behind the opposition defence enough and seemed to be second to the through balls. Any opposition chances were dealt with the excellent Saints defence. The first half finished 0-0 with a frustrated Saints team unable to score.

A tactical change at half time seemed to make a difference to the Saints team. The second half started off with Saints on the front foot. Alexander was troubling the opposition defence with his pace, Barr had a good second half. A good cross from the lively McKnight on 58 minutes and Doyle beat the goalkeeper to put the Saints in front. The lead was short-lived and the equaliser came on 60 minutes from a lost ball in Saints midfield. The away team went in front on 69 minutes with a cool finish from McCloskey on his 3rds debut. Barr hit the bar and good work from McKnight on the right created good chances but they were unconverted. Saints back 5 held firm as the opposition pushed forward looking for the equaliser and the game finished with a 2-1 victory to the Saints.

Best for the Saints were Nelson, McClure, Small and Carse.



Goal Scorers: Z Doyle (1), C McCloskey (1)


   
2016-17 Season at a Glance
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Match Details
Firsts
18
4
5
9
41
54
-13
Lost

0-3 Vs St Lukes
12/08/2017-Steel and Sons(H)
Drew

3-3 Vs Shorts
15/08/2017-League(H)
Lost

2-4 Vs Tandragee Rovers
19/08/2017-Irish Cup(H)
Lost

0-2 Vs Holywood
26/08/2017-League(H)
Lost

0-3 Vs Bryansburn Rangers
02/09/2017-Border Cup(A)
Drew

2-2 Vs Bangor Swifts
09/09/2017-League(A)
Drew

4-4 Vs Bloomfield
16/09/2017-League(H)
Drew

2-2 Vs Bryansburn Rangers
23/09/2017-League(A)
Won

8-2 Vs Bangor Swifts
30/09/2017-League(H)
Drew

1-1 Vs Bloomfield
07/10/2017-League(A)
Won

6-3 Vs Groomsport
14/10/2017-League(A)
Lost

2-6 Vs Bryansburn Rangers
21/10/2017-Intermediate Cup(A)
Lost

2-5 Vs 18th Newtownabbey
28/10/2017-League(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Holywood
04/11/2017-League(A)
Won

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

2-1 Vs Suffolk
18/11/2017-League(A)
Lost

2-6 Vs Bryansburn Rangers
25/11/2017-League(H)
Lost

1-3 Vs Wellington Rec
02/12/2017-League(A)
Seconds
10
4
3
3
27
27
0
Drew

2-2 Vs 1st Bangor OB
09/09/2017-League(A)
Lost

2-9 Vs Fintona Swifts
16/09/2017-Junior Cup(A)
Drew

4-4 Vs Queens Grads
23/09/2017-League(H)
Lost

2-4 Vs Crosscollyer YM
30/09/2017-Junior Shield(H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Colin Valley
07/10/2017-League(H)
Drew

2-2 Vs Abbey Villa
14/10/2017-League(A)
Won

4-0 Vs Bangor YM
28/10/2017-League(A)
Won

3-1 Vs St Lukes
04/11/2017-Walter Moore Cup(H)
Won

3-1 Vs Shorts FC
18/11/2017-League(H)
Won

3-1 Vs Larne Tech 2nds
02/12/2017-Walter Moore Cup(H)
Thirds
10
1
4
5
15
27
-12
Lost

1-3 Vs Ballynahinch YM
02/09/2017-League(H)
Lost

0-6 Vs Ballynahich Olympic Town
09/09/2017-Bobby Dalzell Cup(H)
Lost

0-1 Vs Dromara Village
16/09/2017-League(A)
Won

2-1 Vs Valley Rangers Colts
23/09/2017-League(A)
Drew

3-3 Vs Kilmore Rec
30/09/2017-League(A)
Drew

2-2 Vs Ballynahinch Olympic
07/10/2017-League(H)
Drew

2-2 Vs Dundrum Utd
28/10/2017-League(H)
Lost

2-4 Vs Mourne Rovers
04/11/2017-League(A)
Lost

0-2 Vs Ballynahinch Olympic
25/11/2017-League(A)
Drew

3-3 Vs Ballyvea
02/12/2017-League(H)
Under 17s
9
3
2
4
28
29
-1
Drew

2-2 Vs Shorts
02/09/2017-Supplementary Cup(A)
Won

2-1 Vs Carryduff Colts
09/09/2017-Supplementary(A)
Lost

2-3 Vs SOPFC Swifts
16/09/2017-Supplementary(H)
Won

7-1 Vs Aquinas Star
14/10/2017-League(A)
Drew

3-3 Vs SOPFC Swifts
28/10/2017-League(A)
Won

4-3 Vs St Matthews
04/11/2017-League(H)
Lost

4-7 Vs Shorts FC
11/11/2017-League(A)
Lost

2-5 Vs Northend United
24/11/2017-Supplementary Cup S/F(N)
Lost

2-4 Vs Clarendon U17
02/12/2017-League Cup(A)
Under 15s
8
6
1
1
37
8
29
Won

7-0 Vs Bangor Rangers
09/09/2017-Supplementary(H)
Won

5-0 Vs Comber Rec B
16/09/2017-Supplementary(A)
Won

13-0 Vs Carryduff Colts C
23/09/2017-Supplementary(A)
Won

2-1 Vs Belvoir
30/09/2017-Supplementary(H)
Won

2-0 Vs Comber Rec
07/10/2017-League(A)
Lost

1-3 Vs 18th Newtownabbey
04/11/2017-League(A)
Won

5-2 Vs Holywood FC
11/11/2017-League(A)
Drew

2-2 Vs Carnmoney
02/12/2017-Supplementary(N)
Under 13s
8
5
1
2
31
17
14
Won

11-2 Vs Clonduff
09/09/2017-Supplementary(H)
Won

4-2 Vs Castle
16/09/2017-Supplementary(A)
Won

3-1 Vs Comber Rec
30/09/2017-League(A)
Won

4-3 Vs Holywood
06/10/2017-League(A)
Lost

1-2 Vs Antrim
28/10/2017-League(A)
Lost

1-2 Vs Portavogie
03/11/2017-League(A)
Drew

4-4 Vs Rosario Youth
11/11/2017-League(A)
Won

3-1 Vs Antrim Rovers
01/12/2017-Supplementary(N)
Under 12s
6
0
0
6
5
25
-20
Lost

1-4 Vs St James Swifts
16/09/2017-Supplementary(A)
Lost

0-4 Vs St Mary’s
23/09/2017-Supplementary(A)
Lost

1-4 Vs St Marys
30/09/2017-League(H)
Lost

0-4 Vs Willowbank
07/10/2017-League(A)
Lost

3-5 Vs Dungoyne
28/10/2017-League(A)
Lost

0-4 Vs Colin Valley
04/11/2017-League(A)
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