City youngsters beat East Herts to stay top

WELWYN Garden City Under-14s kept their place firmly at the top of the Mid Herts Rural Minors First Division with a 5-1 win against East Herts. The young Citizens worked hard throughout the match against a fighting team. Twenty minutes into the first hal

WELWYN Garden City Under-14s kept their place firmly at the top of the Mid Herts Rural Minors First Division with a 5-1 win against East Herts.

The young Citizens worked hard throughout the match against a fighting team.

Twenty minutes into the first half Ryan Mullholland played a short pass to Andrew Bowden, who tapped the ball into the net for the opener.

This was closely followed by a corner from Gregor Mackintosh which bounced off the East Herts keeper but went into the net to give WGC a 2-0 lead.


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Five minutes later, Andrew Bowden had a clear run down the left side.

He made a strong pass to Mikey Hetherington, who slammed the ball into the net.

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East Herts weren't going to be deterred and kept the pressure on and scored a goal just before the half-time whistle.

Welwyn came out for the second half itching for more goals and didn't disappoint.

A precision pass from Nathan Skelton saw Chris Nott pop the ball into the opponents' net.

East Herts kept fighting but another well-delivered pass from Nathan Skelton saw Gregor Mackintosh smash home the fifth goal.

That secured the Citizens their much deserved win.

The game saw some outstanding team play and hard work, in particular from Harry Butrimus-Gair, who was awarded man of the match.

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