U10 Whites v Watton Youth
By Simon Gooderham
The Whites took part in a fantastic thriller of a contest between two well matched teams.
The Belles defence stood firm against some early Watton pressure and then it was the Belles turn to attack with a succession of corners.
There was little space in a frenetic midfield but when the ball was played wide the Belles we able to push forward with some good wing play.
Halfway through the second half Watton broke the deadlock, but the Whites kept their heads up and went hunting for the equaliser.
First, the agony! Rebecca’s fine attempts struck the post....twice! It looked like that would be the story of the Belles game, but then, the ecstasy! Saffron fired in a corner right across the Watton area and Rebecca was in the right place to finally get her reward.
Although the coaches would have been happy for the whistle at that point, the players had other ideas. The Belles suddenly broke away and striker Bessie found herself one on one and with the composure to fire the ball home for the Whites first ever win and big smiles all round.
POM: Bessie Banks, for scoring her first goal to clinch the match