"On a rock hard pitch at BAWA Recliners Youth played their first ever game and were soundly beaten by a good Ashley side. Hard work and a good shape kept the score at HT to 1-0, Ashley playing very nice football but not able to create many clear cut opportunities. The goal when it came was a big punt over the top which their striker expertly lobbed over the keeper. In the second half ashley came out with more intent and scored a cracking goal almost immediately, but this was topped by a real worldy from Recliners striker Edd. After this it was largely one way traffic as more and more Recliners wilted under the pressure. A good competitive game played in excellent spirit with just one foul in the entire game as afar as I can remember. Good luck to Ashley in the next round."
Ashley Vets Report:
" A competitive game to start the new season. A close first half ended with us going in 1-0 up. We managed to score a second goal early in the second half before recliners pegged one back with a 25 yard volley. We managed to score 3 more goals late in the game to end the game 5-1. A very good game, played in a good spirit. "