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Sunday, 09 June 2013 16:16

CBC complete the great escape to land cup

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CBC Hilton
Cove Rangers
Cowper 65
Connell 72
Roseweir 85
Burnett 90
Berton 30
Davie 50


U19 Murray Cup - Final
Spain Park

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It was a cloudy scene at Spain Park when CBC Hilton fresh from winning the league A play off against Colony Park took on Cove Rangers. With Rangers winning 2-0 the game looked over and done with however Hilton never fail to entertain anyone and put on an amazing comeback.

The game started at a frantic pace with Cove starting the better of the two and it saw Scott Davie have the ball in the net after 7 minutes however he fouled a Cornhill defender. Cove were to still dominate things though.

Davie was to test the Hilton defence once again as he met a great ball by Fergus Ewen however the lively striker put his effort just over the bar.

Hilton had their 1st chance of the game after a goal-kick from Fraser Hobday went all the way and found Nicol Christie who tried a looping shot over Stewart Milne in the Cove goal however it just went over.

Fraser Hobday was required in periods in the game to keep the scoreline at 0-0 and did so again with a tremendous save after a Max Berton through ball found Scott Davie however Davie saw his effort from 10 yards saved.

Cove were to take the lead and an outstanding strike to follow as well after a Max Berton 35 yard strike found it's way into the top left hand corner giving Hobday in the Hilton goal no chance.

Rangers had another chance before the interval after Ross Cochrane had played in Callum Bayfield however his 14 yard effort flashed over the bar. It was a good half for Cove and their expectation would have been to keep it up.

Half Time:
CBC Hilton 0-1 Cove Rangers

Cove started the brighter once again and went 2-0 up in the 50th minute after Ross Cochrane played in Scott Davie who took full responsibility by wonderfully tucking the ball away into the bottom left hand corner and at that stage in the game it looked like no way back for Hilton.

Hilton then nearly pulled one back after Scott Cowper sent a lovely ball into the box which was met by Mohammed Mbarki whose effort just went whiskers wide of the left hand post. CBC were to get better by that point.

The pressure then got to Cove and Hilton pulled one back, Cowper who assisted the last opportunity scored to potentially give Cornhill the great escape after a great ball was sent into the box from the right hand flank by Euan Roseweir.

As Cove tried to get a goal back to perhaps put the game to bed they had a golden chance to do so on 67 minutes after Ross Cochrane crossed in for Andy Smith whose half volley crashed off the crossbar and cleared to safety by the Hilton defence.

Scott Davie then tried to break the Hilton keyhole again however his effort went wide of the left hand post after a great ball by Fergus Ewen. These two chances were to be key for Hilton to get back into the contest as Coves luck seemed to run out.

The comeback by Hilton was complete on 72 minutes when Euan Roseweirs ball was put into the six yard area and Matthew Connell was able to pounce on Cove not clearing their lines by tapping the ball home.

Cornhill's pressure towards Cove continued after Mohammed Mbarki tried his luck from 12 yards which was saved by the big Cove goalkeeper Stewart Milne. Cornhills pressure was to count soon after though.

That's because Euan Roseweir got in on the act and completed the great escape aftter he recieved the ball and did the rest by placing the ball off the post and into the net from 18 yards finding it's way into the bottom left hand corner.

Scott Burnett then made sure the trophy was in CBC Hilton's hands after he curled an effort into the top right hand corner which sparked huge celebrations among the Hilton guys.

Full Time: CBC Hilton 4-2 Cove Rangers 

CBC Hilton Cove Rangers
1. Fraser Hobday
2. Ryan Nash
3. Russell Masson
4. Scott Anderson
5. Grant Beattie
6. Matthew Connell
7. Jake Connon
8. Euan Roseweir
9. Daniel Scott
10. Mohammed Mbarki
11. Lee Church
12. Scott Burnett
14. Adam Bennett
15. Scott Cowper
17. Nicol Christie
1. Stewart Milne
2. Adam Davidson
3. Fergus Ewen
4. Jason Caie
5. Craig Johnstone
6. Blair Stephen
7. Andrew Smith
8. Max Berton
9. Scott Davie
10. Ross Cochrane
11. Callum Bayfield
12. Michael Gunn
14. Callum Shinnie

Euan Roseweir put in some good crosses and also got a goal. Mention also to Lee Church who also had a good display.
Max Berton scored an absolute wonderful goal and also controlled the midfield for Cove.

Craig Fraser and Ryan Bruce, CBC Hilton coaches said: "As soon as we got the goal-back we definitely knew a comeback was coming."

"The boys gave out a strong statement on the way they were trying to do the job and at the end of the day they got the right result."

"We took in a lot of boys as we did have a lot of injuries to players last season and the boys we have brought in have done a fantastic job."

Wednesday, 05 June 2013 13:12

Turriff win Peterhead goalfest to lift cup

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Turriff Academy
Peterhead Academy
U15 Aberdeenshire SSFA CUp - Final
North Lodge Park
Friday 24th May saw North Lodge Park, home of Formartine United, host two of the Aberdeenshire Secondary Schools FA's cup finals. First up was a goal fest at the Under 15's age group, with Turriff Academy taking on Peterhead Academy.

Turriff had seen off Meldrum and Inverurie to get to this stage, whereas Peterhead got the better of Ellon and Fraserburgh in the previous rounds.

The score was 2-2 at half time after Turriff took the lead through Gavin Smart, Peterhead turned it around two a Paul Duncan double and Callum Carmichael levelled for Turriff.

Carmichael scored twice in the early stages of the second half to seal his hat-trick and Michael Ironside grabbed a brace, putting Turriff 6-2 ahead. Taylor Dawson pulled a goal back for Peterhead but Keir Smith, Carmichael and Duncan added to Turriff's tally, before a late Peterhead consolation made the final score 8-4.

Turriff lifted the trophy, to the delight of players and spectators alike.
Full Time: Turriff Academy 8-4 Peterhead Academy

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 15:28

Five star Donside cruise to cup victory

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Donside Juveniles
Kintore BC
U15 ADJFA Consolation Cup - Final
Charles Gordon Park
Donside Juveniles of Alford secured the final piece of Under 15 silverware this season - with a convincing 5-0 victory over Kintore BC in the final of the ADJFA Consolation Cup.

The ADJFA 'C' League sides met on a fine day at Charles Gordon Park, home of Newmachar United. The two Aberdeenshire outfits had finished within two points of each other in midtable, so it promised to be a tight cup final - however Donside put pay to that prospect with a thrilling display of attacking football.

Doubles from Daniel Skene and Owen Lawson were added to by a Matthew Horner strike. Dugal Cooper was man of the match, rounding off a five star display by Donside.

Full Time: Donside Juveniles 5-0 Kintore BC

Sunday, 02 June 2013 23:35

Culter leave it late in cup thriller

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Culter Boys
Cowie 62
Sutherland 66

McNicholas 20
Combe 77
Milne 79


U16 Castle Trophies Cup - Final
Ian Mair Park

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Deveronvale 16s met Culter Boys on Sunday afternoon in the first ever Castle Trophies Cup final.  Deveronvale are 16s SoccerWorld League A champions while Culter look likely to finish runners-up.  The home team won on both occasions the sides met in the league this season so it looked like a cracker was in store at the neutral venue of Ian Mair Park, Dyce.

Both teams had chances in a fairly even start to the game.  Deveronvale’s Aaron Garden would have been through on goal on four minutes but for a great challenge from Stuart Charleton.  Duncan Craig then saw his shot from 25 yards fly over the bar for Culter.

The ever-lively Aidan Combe jinked past a couple of Vale defenders in the box after 17 minutes, but keeper Gavin Still saved the low shot at his near post.  Culter were now turning up the pressure and Combe drew another save from Still a minute later with a close-range header.

The deadlock was broken in the 20th minute as Culter’s Stuart McNicholas rattled a shot in off the underside of the bar from inside the box.  Four minutes later Culter went close to doubling their advantage when a Declan Milne cross found Zack Griffiths at the back post who headed just wide.

In the 28th minute Michael Holland was inches away from getting the vital touch at the back post to put Culter two up.  Vale went straight up to the other end though and Paul Sutherland’s shot from wide on the right had to be tipped around the post by the keeper.

Sutherland had an almost identical chance on the half hour mark, but this time David Dey managed to hold on to the shot.  There was controversy in the 36th minute when Deveronvale had a penalty claim.  The linesman’s flag seemed to go up and then go back down again, and the Vale bench’s protests fell on deaf ears.

The final chance of the half fell to Deveronvale’s Rory Davidson, but his shot from the edge of the box went just over the bar.

Half Time: Deveronvale FC 0-1 Culter Boys

Sutherland was put through one-on-one at the start of the second half, but didn’t catch his shot properly, resulting in an easy save for Dey.  Two minutes later a Combe effort from range flashed wide.

Dey produced a decent stop from a Garden free kick on 53 minutes, before Jody Munro’s shot went just the wrong side of the post as Vale stepped up the hunt for an equaliser. 

In the 56th minute Deveronvale’s Nikki Milne looked to be clean through on goal, but Greg Smith came out of nowhere to shepherd him wide.

The leveller eventually came in the 62nd minute.  A ball into the box broke to Kieran Cowie a few yards out and he rifled it home high into the net.  Just one minute later Gavin Still had to tip a shot onto the bar to stop Vale going behind again straight away.

The league champions were clearly lifted by the goal though and they snatched the lead on 66 minutes.  A terrific run down the right by Rory Davidson culminated in a cut-back across goal.  The Culter defender missed the ball leaving Sutherland time to take a touch before coolly slotting past Dey to put his side in front. 

Cowie headed just wide with 10 minutes remaining as Vale looked to kill Culter off.  But Culter were not having any of it.  The final ten minutes were a frantic end-to-end affair, but with three minutes left Culter grabbed an equaliser.  Aidan Combe got the goal at the back post with a superb looping header across the goalkeeper. 

It looked as though extra time was looming, but Culter weren’t finished.  With 79 minutes on the clock, Declan Milne, who had had to go off earlier with a head knock but had come back on in the second half, sneaked in behind the Vale defence.  The striker managed to poke the ball past the on-rushing keeper and just inside the post, sparking wild celebrations. 

There were a few minutes of stoppage time at the end but Culter managed to hold on and become the first ever winners of the Castle Trophies Cup in spectacular fashion.

Full Time: Deveronvale FC 2-3 Culter Boys

Deveronvale FC Culter Boys
1. Gavin Still
2. Nathan Smith
5. Liam Gordon
6. Rory Davidson
7. Jordi Walker
10. Aaron Garden
11. Malcolm Maitland
14. Jack Sim
15. Paul Sutherland
16. Keiran Cowie
17. Scott Firth
4. Branden Watson
8. Jody Munro
9. Nikki Milne
18. Callum Reid
19. Nathan Thomson
20. Matthew Douglas
1. David Dey
3. Michael Holland
4. Callum Buchan
5. Stuart Charleton
6. Duncan Craig
8. Stuart McNicholas
9. Greg Smith
10. Aidan Combe
11. Declan Milne
18. Zack Griffiths
19. Ross Fyfer
7. Christian Lechner
12. Adam Monk
13. Blair Conacher
16. Paul Weston

Paul Sutherland was Vale's most dangerous looking player, and on another day his goal could easily have been a winner.
Aidan Combe caused problems all day long for Vale with his aerial strength and quick feet.
Stuart Davidson, Coach of Deveronvale, said: "We’re obviously pretty deflated.  I do feel that Culter were the better side, they did start a lot better than us.  We faught back into it but overall they just kept going at us and we just didn’t deal with their shape.  The lads worked hard and we did get back into it but, what else can you say?"

Terry Charleton, Coach of Culter Boys, said: "Fantastic, that’s our fourth cup in 12 months.  But hard luck to Deveronvale, it was a tough game and it wouldn’t have been wrong to say it was 3-3 or a draw.  But I think the way we played after being 2-1 down was fantastic, and the winner was brilliant, so, very happy!

We played so well in the first half, but we never played well at the start of the second half at all and Vale did really well to get back into it.  Vale were the league winners but I think we were the better team today."


Dyce B.C.
Spartans FC Youth
Milne 7, 40
Naysmith 27
Allan 75


U14 Tom Young Cup - Final
Portland Park, Troon

Ross Mitchell

By Ross Mitchell
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Both sides made a long journey to meet one another in the final of the Tom Young Cup which was played in Ayrshire despite Dyce being from Aberdeen and Spartans being from Edinburgh.  The Aberdonians showed no fatigue from their trip and ran out comfortable winners.

The action began as early as the seventh minute as Dyce opened the scoring with the game’s first chance.  A long free kick was played into the area.  Josh Milne got to the ball ahead of his marker and was able to flick the ball around his opponent.  Milne was eight yards from goal and stayed calm by finishing well into the corner of the net.

Milne was involved moments later as he nearly scored again.  He flick the ball around the deepest Spartans’ defender – a similar piece of skill he used for his goal – and drove towards goal.  He got inside the area and tried to lob the keeper who had left his line but the striker mis-hit his shot and the ball went wide of the post.

Dyce continued to be the better side as they created lots of chances.  They were able to double the lead mid-way through the opening half.  A cross was played into the area from the left hand side.  Ally Naysmith got to the ball in front the defender who was about to clear the ball and was able to redirect the ball into the corner of the net with his first-time shot.

On the brink of half time, Dyce were able to put the game out of Spartans’ reach by adding their third of the day.  A long ball into the penalty area was won and controlled well by Josh Milne.  He barged past a defender and finished well across the keeper from the right hand corner of the six-yard box.

At half time, Dyce led 3 – 0 and were well worth their lead.  They looked dangerous all the time and were winning all the 50/50 challenges on the park.  They created chances at will and were able to take them.         

Half Time: 
Dyce B.C. 3 – 0 Spartans F.C. Youth   
Dyce started the second half on the front foot and looked to get more goals.  Josh Milne continued to threaten as he went hunting for his hat-trick.  He showed alot of strength to hold of defenders as he created some space for himself twenty-five yards from goal.  He got an effort away but it ended up flying wide of the goalkeeper’s post.

Milne came close again after Cameron McArthur played a lovely ball to the striker who was on the left hand side of the park, just inside the box.  Milne drove towards the byline and smashed a shot at goal forcing a great reaction save from Ewan Page to keep the score down.

With ten minutes remaining in the game Spartans scored as they looked to spark a remarkable comeback.  Ross Thomson played a cross towards the penalty from just inside the Dyce half.  His cross was won by Michael Allan who was able to flick the ball passed the Dyce keeper.

Spartans entered another gear after their goal which they did not show at any time up to this point.  They had Dyce under alot of pressure and could have got a second to set up a tense finale.  A free kick was won on the right hand edge of the Dyce box and taken by Michael Allan.  The midfielder sent in a cross-come-shot towards the backpost.  His effort was heading into the net but a covering defender made a great clearance from under his own bar.

Spartans continued to dominate in the final few minutes but could not create any more clear cut chances.  

The game finished with Dyce winning 3 – 1.  They deserved their win after a brilliant performance in the first half, they were not as good in the second half but still were able to create chances.    
Full Time: 
Dyce B.C. 3 – 1 Spartans F.C. Youth


Dyce B.C. Spartans F.C. Youth
1. Morgan Cook
2. Liam McDonald
3. Cory Ritchie
4. Cameron Duncan
5. Craig Gill
6. Elliott Byers
7. Kalvin Mundie
8. Lachlan Wood
9. Josh Milne
10. Cameron McArthur
11. Ryan Silvers
12. Ewen McGregor
14. Ewan Brown
15. Owen Kinsella
16. Ally Naysmith
17. Campbell Marr
1. Ewan Page
2. Daniel Healey
5. Steven McGovern
6. Jack Dughan
7. Jack Hunter
8. Keiron Pirie
10. Blake Rutherford
11. Michael Allan
12. Eric McIntosh
14. Ross Thomson
15. Callum O'Neill
17. Ogulcan Yildirim
22. Oran Hosey

Hard to look past Josh Milne for Dyce's Man Of The Match award.  He was a constant threat, never stopped running and deserved his two goals.
Michael Allan was the Spartans' best performer today.  He constantly asked for the ball and looked to set up attacks.  In the end, he got his side's only goal which he deserved for his showing.
Friday, 31 May 2013 09:55

Colony win inaugural Raymond Kelly Trophy

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Broomhill Juniors
Colony Park



U17 Raymond Kelly Trophy - Final
Ian Mair Park

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Colony Park met Broomhill Juniors in the Final of The Raymond Kelly Association Trophy. This was the inaugural Final of this trophy in memory of the 56 year old secretary of the ADJFA and President of the SYFA. His widow Moira was in attendance to present the trophy and medals.

The teams had met on league duty the weekend before in an entertaining 3-3 draw and hopes were high that both teams would put on a spectacle for the large crowd.

Although the quality of football was below what both teams are capable of the game was in the balance right till the end. Broomhill started well and forced a few early corners which Colony dealt with comfortably.

Then in 14 minutes Colony's Wood chased down the Broomhill centre back and got a touch to the ball as Rhys Leiper the Broomhill keeper came out to collect. The ball rebounded off Leiper and back off Wood and headed toward the goal. Despite a desperate clearence from Shaun Kirkpatrick the linesman was well placed to award the goal.

Broomhill then threatened and Garden in the Colony goal made a great block from Smith to keep Colony ahead. A quick free- kick found Kennedy for Colony he drove a cross into the penalty area and Wood half hit a volley, Leiper could only parry the ball out to Duguid who finished from 5 yards to double Colony's lead.

Garden was again called into action as he dived full length to turn a shot round the post. Broomhill piled the pressure on Colony second half but could not find a way through the Colony rearguard.

Declan Urquhart's introduction to the game seemed to give Broomhill a lift as he linked up play and with 22 min left Paterson fired in a great delivery from the left it was headed back across goal to Cox who finished well.

With Broomhill pushing men forward gaps began to appear for Colony to exploit on the break and Burr was unlucky to see a shot curl past the far post. With the game heading into stoppage time Leiper came up for a Broomhill corner, Colony won the ball and 3 passes later Watson hit the ball from 30 yards into what looked like an open goal but Hampton had sprinted back and sliced the ball clear. Broomhill had a couple of late free- kicks but Colony stood firm to win the trophy.

Colony manager Derek Wood said "I'm delighted for the boys, after knocking out Albion in a previous round the boys were all determined to win the trophy. I think that showed as they all had to work their socks off to keep a strong Broomhill at bay. Being up 2-0 at half time gave us a cushion but we never intended just to hold on, but Broomhill just kept at us and we found it difficult to get into the game second half."

Full Time: Broomhill Juniors 1-2 Colony Park

Broomhill Juniors Colony Park
1 Rhys Leiper
16 Ross Gibson
11 Lewis Doherty
4 Shaun Kirkpatrick
17 Andy Hampton
15 Anthony Harkin
18 James Dunbar
3 Ewan Ritchie
24 Glen Smith
23 Connor Kelly
10 Liam Paterson
2 Calum Thomson
7 Declan Urquhart
8 Sam Downie
9 Aaron Cox
19 Jake Stephen 
1 Cameron Garden
2 Lukas Kennedy
3 Scott Abel
4 Euan Abel
5 Phillip Woodgreaves
6 Darren Smith
7 Joe Burr
8 Michael Watson
9 Greg Wood
10 Alex Duguid
12 Dean Henderson
14 Calum Mellis
17 Kieran Lawrence
18 Scott Ramage
21 Grant Dawson

Liam Paterson was in good form for Broomhill Juniors throughout.
Phillip Woodgreaves was the top performer on the day.
Monday, 27 May 2013 09:55

Albion complete treble in style

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Albion BC
Dyce BC
Grant 8, 9, 26
Ritchie 18
Bridgeford 20
Ross 36, 56


U13 Batt Cables Trophy - Final
Heathryfold Park

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Albion and Dyce met on Sunday morning in the final of the 13s Batt Cables Trophy.  Both clubs had won the competition five times and the winner this time would get to keep the trophy for good.  Dyce were runners up in the league this season, while Albion finished top without losing a single game.

It was the league champions who took the lead early on in spectacular fashion, Ethan Grant finding the bottom corner with an overhead kick from close range.  They say you’re at your most vulnerable when you’ve just scored, but the opposite proved to be true here as Albion doubled their lead just one minute later.  It was danger-man Grant again getting on the end of a corner and volleying high into the net past the helpless keeper.

Stuart Bridgeford dragged a shot just wide a few minutes later, and Jason Ritchie sent a free kick over the bar as Albion looked to put the game to bed quickly.  The third goal did arrive on 18 minutes though courtesy of a low drive from Ritchie which took a deflection on its way to the bottom right-hand corner.

Goal number four followed in the 20th minute.  Bridgeford showed great pace to latch onto a ball over the top ahead of the defender, and finished emphatically past Keith Robertshaw.  Ethan Grant completed a stunning hat trick with a quite brilliant curling effort from outside the box on 26 minutes to put his side 5-0 up.

Ross Davidson tried to get Dyce back into it on the stroke of half time, but his shot from range drifted high over the bar.

Half Time: Albion BC 5-0 Dyce BC

Albion absolutely flew out of the traps at the start of the second half and added a sixth goal within a minute.  Ben Ross went on a terrific run down the left-hand side, cut inside, and from a difficult angle, curled the ball round the keeper to nestle in the bottom corner.

Albion’s Lewis Hutchison went through one-on-one on 43 minutes, but could only find the side-netting.  Kieran Gilbert went close for Dyce in the 52nd minute, the youngster was put through on goal and tried to lift the ball over Euan Rose in goals, but the keeper stayed on his feet and managed to catch the effort.

Albion notched number seven on 56 minutes when Ross rounded the keeper and coolly slotted past the defender on the line.  It would have been 8-0 a couple of minutes later if not for a sensational save from Robertshaw.  Bridgeford’s shot looked destined for the top corner until the keeper’s flying glove came out of nowhere to touch it onto the post, and the defence scrambled it clear.

Ross Christie did his best to add to Albion’s tally late on with two headers.  The first flashed inches wide while the second crashed off the crossbar.  It mattered little though as the referee blew the full time whistle moments later, bringing the curtain down on a fantastic season for Albion who are treble winners.

Full Time: Albion BC 7-0 Dyce BC

Albion BC Dyce BC
21. Euan Rose
2. Jason Ritchie
3. Jevan Anderson
4. Gregor Thom
5. James Robson
6. Kyle Smith
7. Lewis Hutchison
8. Jamie Morrison
9. Ross Christie
10. Ethan Grant
11.  Connor Wood
12. Cameron Imrie
14. Stuart Bridgeford
15. Logan Johnstone
17. Calum Beattie
18. Ben Ross
1. Jacob Otto

GK. Keith Robertshaw
2. Alex Hampton
3. Joseph Bisset
4. Alex Duncan
5. Sam Ironside
6. Harrison Hinks
7. Ethan Smith
8. Lebo Norris
9. Kieran Simpson
11. Findlay George Stalker
12. Calum Michael Fraser
14. Sean McHardy
15. Adam Tate
16. Ross Davidson
17.Kieran Gilbert
18. Cameron Ross
19. Calum Mitchel
20 David Edwards
GK. Jamie Pashley
Ethan Grant's early double set Albion on their way, and his third later on completed a superb hat trick.
David Edwards looked solid and put in some really good tackles for Dyce.
Patrick Ritchie, Coach of Albion BC, said: “I’m delighted, not just with the win, I think the performance, particularly in the first half was outstanding, for an under 13 team to play like that against a very good Dyce team.  The first half we totally dominated and it was well deserved, not just for the cup but for the treble, I think we’ve been the best team over the season.”

Jim Wiseman, Coach of Dyce BC, said: “We’re pretty gutted, I think it was a good game and Albion deserved to win.  We’ve played them three times this season and each time they’ve beat us, but it’s good for us to get to a final.  I was happy enough with the performance, some cracking goals they scored in the first half which put us a bit under pressure.  The second half was a bit more even, we came out and had a wee go at them rather than sit back.”
Sunday, 26 May 2013 17:57

Westdyke take Shield after derby win

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Reid 74
Wilson 90

Reid 14
McKay 19
Edgar 64


U19 Sunnybank Shield - Final
Heathryfold Park

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A local derby was the case at Heathryfold this afternoon to decide who would take home the 22nd Sunnybank Shield and it was Westdyke who were to get the trophy for the first time in their history after a 3-2 win over Kintore who gave Westdyke a nervous ending.

The Westhillers took the lead in the 14th minute after Cameron Elphinstone played a great ball from the left hand side which was met by ex Kintore striker Tyler Reid who slotted the ball past Jordan Garrow in the Kintore goal.

Dundee United midfielder Stuart Armstrong who has just recieved a full Scotland call up was in attendance at the game. Westdyke were to go 2-0 up in the 18th minute after a wonder strike from Callum McKay after he tried his luck from just inside his own half which evaded everyone and went in.

Kintore had a great chance to pull one back after Craig Turriff played in Ewan Mackie who then had a pop towards goal from 10 yards which hit the post and McLernon managed to hold onto the ball.

Mackie had another chance to pull one back for Kintore after recieveing a through ball from Lee Cooper which he tried to place it into the corner but Bryce McLernon pulled off a great save.

Westdyke nearly had a three goal advantage to enjoy before half time after Jonny Marples's free kick was met by Cammy Elphinstone however his header just went over the bar.

Half Time: Kintore BC 0-2 Westdyke BC

Westdyke then went 3-0 up in the 64th minute after Jordan Edgars free kick found it's way into the far corner of the net via  a slight deflection. The Westhillers seemed to be in the driving seat and claiming the Sunnybank Shield.

Kintore then brought on a substitute to try and create an interesting last 20 minutes to the game and Lee Cooper thought he gave Kintore a lifeline after putting the ball in the net however he was offside.

Another Kintore forward in Glen Mutch tried to unlock the Westdyke keyhole as he broke his way into the box before his effort went over the bar.

The Aberdeenshire outfit did get a goal back when they got a dangerous free kick just outside the box which was taken by Marc Reid and he found the bottom left hand corner.

Westdyke then oculd have re-claimed their 3 goal advantage after Callum McKays free kick found the aerial presence of Cameron Elphinstone but once again the forward flashed his header over the bar.

After a big stramash in the Westdyke box Kintore got a goal back to create an interesting last few minutes with Stuart Wilson getting the final touch. However this was in the last few minutes and then Westdyke were able to celebrate winning the cup.

Full Time: Kintore BC 2-3 Westdyke BC

Kintore BC Westdyke BC
1. Jordan Garrow
2. Brett Webster
3. Daniel Crisp
4. Liam Watson
5. David Singer
6. Stuart Wilson
7. Craig Turriff
8. Lee Cooper
9. Glen Mutch
10. Marc Reid
11.  Michael Watson
12. Ewan Mackie
14. Rory Gerrard
15. Ryan Glennie
16. Jack Wood
17. Ryan Cameron
18. Michael Lamb
19. Lee Brown
20. Brandon Boyle
1. Bryce McLernon
4. Scott Caldwell
5. Danny Murray
7. Jordan Edgar
8. Callum McCaw
9. Tyler Reid
10. Jamie Rodger
11. Kieran Reid
23. Kevin Otto
24. Lewis Milne
25. Jonny Marples
26. Jake Forsyth
27. Jake Cowie
28. Euan Armstrong
29. Cameron Elphinstone
30. Callum McKay

Jordan Garrow made some really good saves to keep Kintore in the game.
Callum McKay scored an absolute wonder goal and also played in the Westdyke forwards with good pinpoint balls.
Dave Elphinstone, Westdyke BC Coach said: "It was a really close game and it was really nervy when there was 7 minutes of injury time. We actually started slowly and we got two lucky breaks to go 2-0 up inside 20 minutes."
Sunday, 26 May 2013 18:30

Dyce pip Albion to cup with shoot-out victory

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Dyce BC
Albion BC
Silvers 48
Duncan 66
Morrison 46
Johnson 57

 (Dyce BC win 3-1 on penalties)

U14 Eddie Mannall Trophy - Final
Ian Mair Park

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Matches between Dyce and Albion at this age group has gotten more even and more enjoyable to watch for the neutral and the ADJFA heavyweights served up another great game with Albion left to rue missed chances which Dyce made them pay via a penalty shoot-out.

It was a lovely day in Dyce for the final and also a fantastic surface for both the teams to play their football on and it made for an exciting game.

Albion started out of the traps and forward Tyler Ogston had a 35 yard drive towards goal which made Morgan Cook work and it crashed against the crossbar and over the top.

The Scottish Cup runners up then tried another long range strike this time through midfielder Mitchell Cheyne this time from 20 yards which just went inches wide.

Dyce then started to get into the game from the 20th minute and it saw Josh Milne try a cheeky lob to open the deadlock after good work in the lead up which went over the top.

Milne's strike partner Cameron McArthur then had a free kick from 25 yards which sailed towards goal which just went over. This game could have seen more goals if they had hit the back of the net.

Half Time: Dyce BC 0-0 Albion BC

The 1st real chance of the 2nd half resulted in a goal after Jack Odlin put a great ball into Dyce's territory which was met by midfielder Liam Morrison who perfectly guided it home past Cook in the Dyce goal.

It was to open the game up and just 2 minutes later Dyce were back level after Ryan Silvers tried a spectacular effort from 20 yards which found the top right hand corner which evaded the Albion defence and Jarvie.

After the goal Dyce were looking to be the better team attacking wise and it saw Dyce's two forwards Josh Milne and Cameron McArthur link up when Milne linked the ball into McArthur who turned an Albion defender before unleashing an effort which just went over the bar.

Albion re took the lead when Mitchell Cheyne played in a great ball which was met by Finlay Johnson who placed the ball past Cook in the Dyce goal.

Dyce's two forwards linked up once again with McArthur's corner was met by Milne but his header just went over the top. Dyce were going to be given a real let off soon.

That was because Albion got a penalty in the 63rd minute which was taken by Tyler Ogston. However Morgan Cook guessed where Ogston was going to go and came out with a point blank save as the former Dee BC striker aimed for going straight down the middle.

Albion had missed a number of chances during the game and the penalty save took away Albion's luck. Dyce were to get lucky though in the 66th minute when Cameron McAthur played a neat lay-off into Cameron Duncan, who calmly placed his shot in the bottom left hand corner.

Full Time: Dyce BC 2-2 Albion BC

Albion had the first chance of extra time when Mitchell Cheyne once again tried his luck in front of goal with a 40 yard drive which just went over the top of Morgan Cook's goal.

Josh Milne then tried to get his side in front with a calm shot after he forced his way past Fraser Gordon and his effort went a whisker wide of the right hand post.

No goal was found during extra time, so it went to penalties and Dyce's Craig Gill was first to step up. The skipper tucked the ball away with composure before Mitchell Cheyne found the bottom left hand corner with his.

Ryan Silvers put Dyce in front again with his spot kick before Dyce were to push ahead when Morgan Cook saved from Albion's next effort.

Both sides missed their next penalty, before Albion missed their fourth which meant Cameron McArthur was able to step up and win the Eddie Mannell Trophy for Dyce for the third year. He put it away with ease and sparked Dyce's celebrations.

Final Result: Dyce BC 2-2 Albion BC (Dyce win 3-1 on penalties)

Dyce BC Albion BC
1. Morgan Cook
2. Liam McDonald
5. Craig Gill
4. Cameron Duncan
3. Cory Ritchie
7. Kalvin Mundie
6. Elliott Byers
8. Lachlan Wood
11. Ryan Silvers
9. Josh Milne
10. Cameron McArthur
12. Ewen McGregor
14. Ewan Brown
15. Owen Kinsella
16. Ally Naysmith
17. Campbell Marr
1. Cameron Jarvie
16. Finlay Johnson
3. Craig Armstrong
4. Jamie Hay
5. Fraser Gordon
6. Mitchell Cheyne
7. Jack Odlin
8. Lewis Paton
9. Tyler Ogston
10. Jordon Sangster
11. Liam Morrison
12. Josh Bolton
14. Oscar Slater
15. Greame Cochrane
17. Jordon Reid
18. Mantas Mickievicus
Ryan Silvers scored a beauty of a goal and played a part in Dyce's attacks, also scored a penalty.
Liam Morrison had a penalty saved however scored a great header and always wanted to get on the ball.
Les Hutcheon Dyce BC Coach "We are obviously delighted to win and no matter how good  a team you are you always need luck."




Albion BC
Lewis United
Gilmour 35
Mackenzie 34

 (Albion BC win 4-3 on penalties)

U15 Belmont Trophy - Final
Colony Park, Inverurie

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Sunday afternoon in Inverurie and the sun finally decided to come out for what was going to be an excellent final between the Under 15s heavyweights in Albion and Lewis United. The match was to go all the way with Albion having more luck and won the treble.

Albion were to have the 1st chance of the game after Steven Innes made a storming run and then tried a speculative drive towards goal from 30 yards which was held by Edward Flinn in the Lewis goal.

The game was to be a good half with plenty of chances and an open game which was great entertainment for the big crowd that came to Colony Park for the game.

Lewis were to gain the upper hand and took the lead after Mark Swan tried an effort towards goal which was blocked by Steven Innes and then Swan feed in strike partner Daniel Mackenzie who calmly slid the ball home past Reece Duncan. McKenzie was then brought for a short moment on what looked like a knee injury but came back on soon after.

Albion weren't going to give up and equalised after a great ball came in from the left hand side by Richard Binnie which was met by Mark Gilmour who perfectly guided his header into the bottom left hand corner which wrong footed Flinn.

Half Time: Albion BC 1-1 Lewis United Youth

Albion were the more dominant as we started the 2nd half and had the ball in the net however it was disallowed for a foul after one of the Lewis defenders was fouled in the lead up to the attack by Albion.

The league champions had the ball in the back of the net once more when Richard Binnie fed through Michael Ironside who slid the ball into the net however the goal was ruled out because Ironside was in an offside position.

Lewis had their 1st chance of the 2nd half in the 57th minute after Lewis Masson sent in a wonderful ball which was met by Greg Johnstone however his ball just slid wide of the left hand post.

Mark Swan has the aerial threat that kills off defenders every week and he once again gave the Albion defence problems and the ex Dyce striker had another chance which forced two great saves off Reece Duncan.

If the first 80 minutes was enough to contain for the neutral then extra time and penalties was to hold more excitement. It was a game that didn't contain a lot of chances however it did create good attacking play from both teams and both teams having a go at it.

Full Time: Albion BC 1-1 Lewis United Youth

The Albion forward line of Michael Ironside and Richard Binnie were giving Lewis problems again and the two of them combined again in which ex Deveronvale striker Ironside sent the ball into the latter whose effort just went inches wide.

In extra time Albion had the better chances and they got a dangerous free kick just outside the box which was taken by Kyle Wilox which was blocked by the Lewis wall and it came to Aymen Benylles who tried a scissor kick from the edge of the box which was saved by Flinn.

Lewis did have an effort through Callum Youngson after a great ball sent in by Daniel McKenzie which was met by the pacy winger however it just went over the top.

Just before the final whistle Albion could have snatched it after Michael Phillipson ambitiously tried his luck from 25 yards which was aiming for the top left hand corner however the effort just went over the bar with many of the crowd expecting a wonder strike.

Lewis were first to step up but unfortunately the forward's effort went over the bar. Albion then took the lead in the shoot-out through ex Lewis player Owen Purdie.

Callum Youngson had a chance to save Lewis's day with their second penalty however Reece Duncan saved his penalty superbly before Richard Binnie calmly slid the ball past Eddie Flinn.

Conor Dickie took Lewis's third which he slotted away comfortably to give Lewis a lifeline before Michael Ironside made it 3-1 Albion.

Mark Swan then found the bottom left hand corner with his penalty before United were given another lifeline with Albion's penalty going wide.

Lewis Ross then powerfully beat Reece Duncan with Lewis's fifth penalty before Duncan broke United's hearts with another powerful effort which Flinn managed to block with his foot but the power of the strike managed to find it's way in to start celebrations for Albion.

Final Result: Albion BC 1-1 Lewis United Youth (Albion BC win 4-3 on penalties)

Albion BC Lewis United Youth
1. Reece Duncan
2. Steven Innes
3. Kyle Willox
4. Michael Phillipson
5. Ben Soutar
6. Owen Purdie
7. Mark Gilmour 
9. Richard Binnie
11.  Clark Scott 
14. Neil Cumming
15. Michael Ironside
18. Aymen Benylles
21. Dylan Smith

1. Eddie Flinn
2. Angus Burrows
3. Liam Grant
4. Bradley Strachan
5. Conor Dickie
7. Callum Youngson
8. Daniel Mackenzie
9. Liam Malcolm
10. Mark Swan
11. Lewis Masson
14. Lewis Ross
15. Kristian Schmid
16. Marc Lawrence
18. Clark Petrie
20. Greg Johnstone
Mark Gilmour scored a great header and was good on the wing, mention also goes to Richard Binnie who was also brilliant.
Mark Swan gave Albion problems all afternoon, scored a penalty and set up Lewis's goal.