1 March 2017
Soccer - U11 A VII vs St Joseph's
Holmwood travelled to Ipswich to play to on the wide expanses of their astro-turf. Holmwood were without Henry D and Rufus C so Harry O dropped back into midfield, James P played as striker and Jack E made his U11A team debut on the left of midfield.
Holmwood started well and soon took the lead courtesy of a Harry O strike. Patch A made a hand full of great saves to keep St Joe's at bay. Holmwood found the width of the pitch a challenge and St Joes used this to their advantage to create some clear cut opportunities. Sam F and William T again defended with great determination but soon the scores were level. The score remained at 1-1 until half time.
The second half saw some frantic end to end action. St Joe's took the lead early in the half a strike from Edward S deflected into the goal off of a St Joe's defender. 2-2. St Joe's then took the lead again 3-2. A flowing move was rounded of with a crisp strike from Harry O for his second of the match. St Joe's took the lead again when to ball hit Jack E and trickled over the line. Holmwood pressed but could not find an equaliser. A great match to watch from the side line .
Final Score Holmwood 3 - 4 St Joe's.