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St Albans Rangers extend unbeaten record
12:30pm Friday 18th October 2013 in Local Sport
St Albans Rangers Under-16s stayed unbeaten with a hard-fought victory over Kings Langley.
Two strikes apiece from Sam Page and Jeremy Stace, along with a stunning finish from Brandon Chapman, sealed the 5-2 win. Mattie Solomons was man-of-the-match for an outstanding display in midfield.
William Manchester scored his first goal of the season and Ben Taylor added a second as St Albans Rangers Under-12s ran out 2-0 winners away to a Hadley West Team.
Rangers Under-11 White produced a memorable fightback to win 5-4 away at Rickmansworth Youth Raptors.
The visitors started well as Jack Geldard raced up the right wing and scored within a few minutes.
Rangers allowed the home team to get into their stride and they went in at the break 4-1 down. After regrouping at the break, Rangers scored four goals in the second half without reply. A fine second-half hatrick from Harrison Shipp, and a further effort from Jack Geldard, saw Rangers complete the comeback.
Geldard was named man-of-the-match for his fantastic wing play and for the fine goals.
Rangers Under-11 Reds started their league campaign with a fine 3-1 victory over TFA Crouch End.
Conor Kelly opened the scoring within a minute after a fine through ball caught the opposition cold. More chances came and went before Crouch End equalised following some slack marking at a free-kick.
Rangers hit back though when Matt Mooney slotted home after the keeper spilled a fierce free-kick from Bradley Young. After the break Rangers had several chances to kill off the game and finally did so when David Emiloju broke through and finished calmly. Jack Bebb was the pick of their side after an outstanding display in midfield.
Rangers Under-10 Reds lost 9-3 to Oxhey Hawks in the first round of the Herts FA Challenge Cup.
Ben Day, Tom Every and Oscar Reeves scored for Rangers.
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