Readstone Yellows no match for Barnoldswick Barons

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READSTONE Yellows slipped to a 5-1 defeat in their weekend fixture away to Barnoldswick Barons.

It was the locals who started strongest and they took the lead when excellent footwork by Jack Beck in the box allowed him to beat two defenders and place the ball in the bottom corner.

The next goal came soon after with Beck on hand to to tap in for his second of the game. Readstone then managed to pull one back just before the break.

The second saw the Barons dominate before Edwards finished well from inside the box to make it 3-1.

Readstone managed to create some chances only to be stopped by Declan Mara. Ethan Long was next on the score sheet picking the ball up midway in the opposition half, beating four players before drilling the ball home.

It was star man Edwards who finished the scoring himself taking on the Readstone defence before taking the ball around the keeper to tap in.

Readstone Under 10s Blue had a convincing 10-1 victory over Barnoldswick Barons White.

The goal scorers were Brandon Wylie (five), Daniel Fielden (two), Saul Wilds, Oliver Wheatcroft and Luke Higginson. Alex Whittaker was named man-of-the-match.

Readstone Under 10s Yellow drew 0-0 with Briercliffe Rovers. Harry Burrows was named man-of-the-match.

Clitheroe Wolves Under 9s were left to rue missed chances as they drew 2-2 with Blue Star Aces Under 9s.

Wolves started the match very brightly and scored two early goals through Henri Hodgson and Tyler High.

Clitheroe spent most of the second half on the back foot though and Blue Star got the equaliser with minutes to spare. Man-of-the-match was William Slipper.

Clitheroe Wolves Yellow Under 13s winning start to the season came to an end losing 4-1 to Blackburn Eagles

Wolves nasty habit of giving the opposition early goals struck again, this time being 0-3 behind within 20 minutes.

After this the match evened itself out, but try as they might there was no way back against this quality of team.

Karl Lingard scored Clitheroe’s consolation, with Oliver Hamer man-of-the-match.

Despite the result Wolves lost nothing in defeat, and face the same opposition this weekend aiming to reverse the outcome.