Thursday, 18 January 2018

Winless run continues

GORING ROBINS U12s suffered an 8-5 defeat away to Wokingham and Emmbrook U12s in the Berkshire Youth Development League on Saturday.

An even first half gave no indication of the defensive errors to come during a second half that was to leave the Robins without a win this league season.

Captain Will Wakelam was moved up to an attacking midfield role due to absences and rotations, and he responded with a first half hat-trick of well taken goals, assisted by the creation of Will Graham, Ollie Minihan and James Plumridge. Wokingham kept scoring as well, sending the teams in 3-3 at half-time.

In the second half a catalogue of errors, some poor defending and two own goals allowed Wokingham to score five goals.

Late goals by Harry Kirk and Lewis Rossi — his first goal for Goring Robins — reduced the arrears for the visitors.

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