Alva Swifts came from 1-0 down to win the Under 14s League Cup Final 5-3. Liam Murphy, Jack Donald, Fergus Findlay, Finlay McKenzie and Kyle Dawson all scored for Alva whilst Craig Moriarty, Alastair Grant and Barry Chamlers netted for Inverkeithing.
Inverkeithing started the game brightly, pushing Alva back into their own half, but Alva soon settled into the match. Both sides were now surrendering possession and not really creating any clear cut chances, that was until Jack Donald burst through on goal, but he was brought down by the keeper, giving Alva a free-kick. Finlay McKenzie stepped up but saw his chance just miss the goal and no more.
Alva were now emerging to be the better team. Fergus Findlay put in a good cross but there was no one there to make use of the opportunity. Fergus Findlay had the best chance of the half when his left footed effort was saved by the keeper, before Liam Murphy's left footed effort from the right was saved by the keeper again.
Finlay McKenzie then burst through but his shot was well saved, but then Alva were caught out and Inverkeithing took the lead.
Craig Moriarty tapped home from close range after some good work between him and Josh Hynd. Alva then equalised through Liam Murphy. The ball came out to the edge of the box on the right, and Murphy fired home into the bottom left hand corner. Inverkeithng nearly took the lead again when Craig Moriarty's shot went wide. However, it was from a tight angle. Alva had another good chance to take the advantage. Fergus Findlay was in the thick of things again as he latched onto a cross from the left by Liam Murphy. Alva then took the lead after a great counter attack. Liam Murphy played through Findlay McKenzie and he cut back for Jack Donald to tap home for 2-1. Alva taking the lead at the right time.
Half time: Alva Swifts Under 13s 2-1 Inverkeithing United Under 13s
The second-half started with both teams back even, but Alva still managed to climb their way to the top with a chance from Logan McFarlane. Inverkeithing then had a good chance to equalise. Alastair Grant found himself one-on-one with the keeper, but Lucas Sanchaz was able to tackle him and prevent the chance.
Josh Hynd should have equalised for Inverkeithing when he latched onto a low cross from the right. His shot was well saved by the keeper. Alva nearly increased their advantage through Nathan Baker.
A cross from the right was deflected over and Baker saw his header go just wide. Alva nearly forced an OG from Inverkeithing. Sam Hird's cross deflected off of Adam Ainslie towards goal, but the keeper managed thwart the chance.
Alva had another great chance to increase their advantage when Sam Hird headed towards goal, but the header was too direct and the keeper able to save. Liam Murphy should have added to his tally after doing well to get into the box, but he took to many touches and his shot was blocked and cleared for a corner.
Alva finally got that all important third goal to increase their advantage. Kyle Dawson's cross found Finlay McKenzie, whose shot was blocked before Fergus Findlay scored the rebound. Alva capitalised on their goal by adding another one. Fergus Findlay's cut back found Finlay McKenzie, who had time to take a touch before placing the ball into the bottom right hand corner.
Inerkeithing were close to pulling back a goal. Josh Hynd's volley went just wide of the post, with time running out for the boys in white and red. Inverkeithing pulled a goal back through Alastair Grant, who capitalised on a mistake from the Alva defence, before finding the bottom left hand corner. Alva then scored a fifth from Kyle Dawson. Dawson was given the ball on the right and worked his way into the box before chipping the ball over the keeper. Alva then conceded a penalty with three minutes to go, which was saved by Sanchez. However, Barry Chamlers converted the rebound to keep the game in the balance. Alva held on for the win in what was an intense game with plenty of goals.