Title snatched from Hucknall Sports in last-game heartache

YOUTH football round-up.
YOUTH football round-up.

A title decider in the last match of the Notts Youth League, Sunday First Division season ended in tears for unlucky HUCKNALL SPORTS U15S BLACK.

Tabletopping Sports entertained second-placed Carlton Town Blue, knowing that a draw would be enough to clinch the championship. But instead they slid to only their second defeat of the campaign, 3-1, to enable Carlton to snatch the spoils by one point.

FRUSTRATED ROLLS-ROYCE LEISURE U15S were also denied the Notts Youth League, Saturday First Division title on the last day of the season, despite licking Newark Town 5-1.

Goals from Mitchell Jackson (2), Adam Loydall (2) and Charley Hartshorn eased The Rollers to victory, even though they were beind held 1-1 at half-time. But it was not enough because leaders Sandiacre Town also triumphed -- 6-1 at home to Aslockton Cranmers -- to take the champions’ crown by three points.

END-of-season games for HUCKNALL TOWN HARRIER U15S and HUCKNALL WARRIORS U15S RED yielded contratsing results in the Sunday Third Division of the Notts Youth League.

Mid-table Harrier beat Attenborough Colts Black 4-1, courtesy of goals from Ben Ainsworth, Tyler Hallam, Cameron Murdock and Adam Spencer. But bottom-of-the-table Warroiors crashed 7-1 at Pelican Colts to complete a gloomy season in which they have lost all 18 league matches and conceded 177 goals.

HAPPY HUCKNALL WARRIORS U13S RED have been crowned joint champions of the Young Elizabethan League’s Saturday Third Division after victory in their last match.

Now they meet the team they shared the title with, Hyson Green Cavaliers, in the league cup final at the Rolls-Royce Leisure Club ground in Hucknall this coming Saturday (kick-off 12.30 pm).

Warriors’ final victory was a terrific 5-0 success away to Sandiacre Town Red Sox. Kian Williams gave them an early lead from close range before Joe Gillan and Lewis Radford, with a penalty, made it 3-0 by the break. More chances followed and after an own goal, Jack Bradley completed the scoring.