U14 - League Cup

  • competition : U14 - League Cup
  • date : 10/11/2018
  • time : 10:30
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Match Report

Grantham Town V Doncaster Rovers

Grantham Town welcomed Doncaster Rovers to the Meres in the 2nd round of the league cup, the young gingerbreads started well having numerous early shots from range with the Doncaster keeper doing very well and keeping the score 0-0. Grantham kept pushing forward with Doncaster looking very good on the break. Grantham finally scored when Midfield Meier went on a run and got into a crossing position on the left and cut the ball the back for Thorngate- Vega to come onto the ball and strike the ball into the top corner and out of the Doncaster Keeper reach to put the Gingerbreads 1-0 up. Grantham kept the pressure on a created a number of chances for striker Manning and Warren. Just before the break Grantham increased their lead when Thorngate- Vega receive a ball inbetween the lines and threaded the ball through for Manning to run onto and score to double Grantham's lead. Into the 2nd half and Grantham continued where they left off and scored a thrid when a corner from Thorngate- Vega was volleyed in at the back post by centre half Burnett for his first goal of the season. Doncaster kept going and chances were being created at both ends. Doncaster got a reward for their hard work and quality when a strike from distance fiinshed into the roof of the net to make it 3-1. Even though both sides created further chances were created none were taken and Grantham are through to the next round of the league cup after a 3-1 victory. 

We wish Doncaster all the best for the rest of the season 

  • Grantham Town FC
  • match summary
  • Doncaster Rovers Development FC
Grantham Town FC stats
NO name Goals G S B
Luca Stokes
Jai Wedgwood
Daniel Warren
Joe Manning 1
Thomas Jennings
Gianluca Meier
Chris Perry-Burdett
Reeve Epton
Ethan Thorngate Vega 1
Ellis Burgwine-Jones
Bradley Woolley
Lewis Smith
Jack Henton
Lucas Burnett 1
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