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Strong performance ensures victory for Colony Park

Colony Park 6

Harper 7, 24, 47, Goodwin 29, Simmond 44, 50

Middlefield Wasps 2

Bisset 18, Burnett 52
  • Sunday, 01 March 2015
  • Davidson Park
  • Under 13´s
  • Soccerworld League A

Chris Cromar | YFS North Region Journalist
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A hat-trick from Adam Harper, a double from Andrew Simmond and a Cole Goodwin strike ensured that Colony Park beat Middlefield Wasps 6-2 in a high scoring Soccerworld League A match at Inverurie’s Davidson Park on a fine spring day.
 
It was the visitors Middlefield who had the game’s first opportunity as Jack Burnett’s long range free kick went over the crossbar.
 
Colony’s first chance of the match came as a great run down the right hand side by Simmond saw himself test Middlefield goalkeeper Sean Paterson with a shot that was saved with the rebound from Harper going over the crossbar.
 
Minutes later Harper got his goal as he tapped the ball into an empty net to give Colony Park a one goal lead.
 
Colony continued to press and a low William Hutchison effort from inside the right of the box was well saved by Paterson in the away goal.
 
Middlefield were awarded a penalty and Cameron Bisset converted from the spot with a low drive to the right to equalise for his side.
 
Colony regained their advantage as Harper scored his and his side’s second of the game with a powerful shot from the left hand side of the box to make it 2-1 to the hosts.
 
Five minutes later Colony made it 3-1 as Cole Goodwin took a touch and slotted home with a low effort to double his side’s lead.
  • Half Time:
  • Colony Park
  • 3-1
  • Middlefield Wasps
Middlefield had the second half’s first chance as Jordan Macleod’s pass found Bisset whose shot from the right hand side of the box went over the crossbar.
 
Colony nearly made it 4-1 as Harper on his hat-trick had a shot well saved by Middlefield’s goalkeeper for the second half Matthew Middleton.
 
Colony did make it 4-1 as Goodwin’s corner from the left found Simmond who took a touch before shooting home into the net.
 
Middlefield looked to pull one back and a mazy run by Burnett saw him position himself to shoot in the right side of the box and his effort went narrowly wide of the target.
 
Colony made it 5-1 as Middleton saved a shot from Harper with the striker netting his hat-trick by scoring the rebound from a narrow angle in the left hand side of the box.
 
Colony netted their sixth goal of the match as a ball in from the right was headed on by Harper which found Simmond who finished off the move.
 
Middlefield pulled one back as a corner from the right hand side saw the ball staying in the box with Burnett finishing it off.
 
Both teams had opportunities in the closing minutes of the match with Colony goalkeeper Euan Stewart saving well from Bisset’s effort who had been set up by Burnett. With seconds remaining Colony went close to making it 7-2 as Harper found Goodwin whose marvellous chip hit the crossbar.
 
  • Full Time:
  • Colony Park
  • 6-2
  • Middlefield Wasps

Lineups

Colony Park
Middlefield Wasps
1. Euan Stewart
2. Jay Halliday
4. Connor Killoh
6. William Hutchison
7. Ben Pratt
8. Jack Lovett
9. Andrew Simmond
10. Jack Booth
11. Jack Thomson
12. Finlay Moultrie
14. Adam Harper
16. Taylor Chapman
17. Cole Goodwin
35. Scott Webster
1. Sean Paterson
2. Jack Reid
3. Peter Strachan
4. Liam Allan
5. Nikodem Jagodinski
6. Lewis Napier
7. Tyler Carr
8. Luke Scott
9. Jordan Macleod
10. Keiran Ewen
11. Finlay Runcie
14. Ross Karim
15. Jack Burnett
16. Cameron Bisset
20. Matthew Middleton
Star Player
Colony Park
Middlefield Wasps
Adam Harper: Scored a hat-trick and got an assist in an outstanding performance for his side.
Jack Burnett: Scored for his side and looked to create opportunities for his team.
Magic Moment
Colony Park
Middlefield Wasps
Adam Harper’s superb hat-trick that helped his side secure all three points.
The team’s determination to get back into the match and look for goals despite being behind.
Club Views
Colony Park
Middlefield Wasps
Colony Park manager Ian Pratt was happy with his team’s victory and was optimistic for the remainder of the season.
  • Match report and photos copyright Youth Football Scotland.
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