Results from Saturday's junior matches: Our U11s lost 4-2 against Langho Lions, although Lee Sawer's team still have a great chance of winning their league. Our U13s were well beaten by a strong Huncoat United White team, 7-2, but the U15s got the result of the day with a 4-1 win over Wilpshire Wanderers.
Senior results: Our first team had a terrific 8-0 win against Rosegrove and still have an outside chance of a top two promotion spot. Our reserves also won - 5-3 against Blackburn Olympic. The second team's excellent recent form has taken them safely into mid-table after a slow start.
Sunday ELFA results: Our U11s won 2-1 at AFC Darwen, the U12s had a decent 5-1 win over Lammack, as did our U18s who won convincingly 7-1 against Blue Star. Our U16s drew 2-2 against Colne FC (match report), but our U12s Blue went down 3-1 to Barrowford Celtic.
Sunday saw a return to action for most of our sides, although the weather continued to impact on fixtures and playing conditions. There was a mixed bag of results in the ELFA with our U16s (pictured below in their new away kit), winning 2-0 against AFC Darwen. You can read their match report here. Our U18s lost narrowly to an excellent Fulledge Colts side, while the U13s were edged out by the same 3-1 scoreline to Colne FC. There were wins though for the U11s, 7-3 over Huncoat, while our U12s Red won 1-0 against Fulledge Colts.
The weekend finally saw a return to action for most of our teams across the leagues. our Under 18s had a fantastic 2-1 win against local rivals Great Harwood Rovers. You can read their report here. Our U13s also won 2-1 against Fulledge Colts, but had to come from behind after being a goal down at half time. Our U12s Red won again, 2-0 at Darwen Rangers to retain their chance to finish in the top 2.
On Saturday, our U13s won 4-1 at Clitheroe Wolves, while our U15s had a good win, 4-2 also over Cltheroe Wolves. Our senior first team lost narrowly to a strong Barnoldswick United side 1-0, while our reserves battled to a deserved 2-2 draw against Islington FC
It might be a few years yet until our U13s go on their foreign trip, but you can't beat a bit of forward planning! Here players mums Theresa Hickey and Kate Kennedy are serving tea and coffee to help raise funds for their U16s foreign trip. You will catch them at all home and away games (Saturdays and Sundays), grab a decent cup of coffee (or tea) and watch some decent football too!