Clitheroe Wolves reach the semis

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Wolves put in a solid team performance to ensure a place in the Cup Semi-Finals.

Harry Jackson was denied by the keeper, before the Wolves keeper James Prendergast saw a save rebound off him and Mill Hill snatched an early lead.

Wolves levelled when a Matthew King strike rebounded off the keeper, and Jackson found the net.

The Wolves defence then held strong and sent the ball back up the pitch to Jackson, who again scored.

End-to-end action followed, with Prendergast holding firm in goal, while Jackson and Kit Lloyd went close before half-time.

The second half saw man-of-the-match Joe Wilson and Jackson denied, while Connor Jackson and Lloyd also had chances.

But they held out, to reach the last four.

Final Score: Mill Hill Reds 1, Clitheroe Wolves U10s Reds 2

Burnley Phoenix 2, Clitheroe Wolves U15s 5

This was a fantastic performance after a long lay -off.

Josh Dean opened the scoring, and from then on Clitheroe dominated the game, with further goals coming from James Barnes, Maxsim Petriaho and two for Daniel Mort.

Man of the match was Callum Everett.

Whalley Juniors U8s 4, Langho Juniors 1

Whalley’s superb season continued with a hard-fought win over their local rivals.

Whalley got off to an excellent start with Joe Lupton scoring in the second minute, and the lead was increased soon after with Niall Derbyshire netting his 20th goal of the season.

By half time the lead was 4-0 as both Lupton and Derbyshire added a second goal.

The second half was a different game, as Langho came back into it, pulling one goal back and creating chances,

Mackenzie Harrison in goal for Whalley made two excellent saves, but their first half performance proved the difference.

Meanwhile, Whalley’s Under 11s clinched the East Lancs Football Alliance Yellow Division title with a 6-1 win over Darwen Rangers Lads.

The Under 12s went down 4-2 to St Josephs.