Lemsford clinch the title

PUBLISHED: 12:35 03 March 2008 | UPDATED: 21:22 26 October 2009

TRIUMPHANT Lemsford Youth Under-11s made it 14 wins in a row to clinch the title. They beat Bengeo Sumatrans 4-1 to be crowned Mid Herts Rural Minors League Division Two champions with two games in hand. Lemsford settled quickest in the very windy conditi

TRIUMPHANT Lemsford Youth Under-11s made it 14 wins in a row to clinch the title.

They beat Bengeo Sumatrans 4-1 to be crowned Mid Herts Rural Minors League Division Two champions with two games in hand.

Lemsford settled quickest in the very windy conditions.

Ben Demont put Sam Robson in behind Sumatrans' back four with the perfect through ball.

Robson finished coolly in a one-on-one with keeper.

Demont himself got on the scoresheet five minutes later, poking the ball over after a goalmouth scramble.

There were more chances for both sides before the interval but good decision making by Lemsford keeper Adam Williams helped sweep up anything that got behind a solid defence of Davey Coletta, Couzens and Flowerday.

Bengeo rallied after the break with Ben Brett slotting one home after 10 minutes.

Lemsford substitute Thomas Kirby put them back on course with a superb lob over the keeper in a congested penalty box.

Fellow sub Danny Roubicek was unlucky when he hit the right-hand upright. However, Henry Porter put both the game and the championship out of reach for Sumatrans with a well-taken goal.

Man of the match Scott Couzens was rock solid in a Lemsford defence that underpinned a 4-1 victory.

Lemsford now switch their focus to the League Shield in which they face Panshanger Yellows Leopards in next Saturday's semi-final at Rowan's School.


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