Rangers are in seventh heaven

PUBLISHED: 14:25 16 March 2008 | UPDATED: 22:26 26 October 2009

SHERRARDSWOOD & Birchwood Rangers Reds Under-10s were in seventh heaven after thrashing local rivals Welwyn Pegasus Sky. Rangers stamped their authority on a feisty Welwyn side to record a comfortable 7-1 win. They applied early pressure on the Welwyn te

SHERRARDSWOOD & Birchwood Rangers Reds Under-10s were in seventh heaven after thrashing local rivals Welwyn Pegasus Sky.

Rangers stamped their authority on a feisty Welwyn side to record a comfortable 7-1 win.

They applied early pressure on the Welwyn team, forcing a number of corners and a free-kick but were unable to convert the chances.

The deadlock was broken in the eighth minute with Steven Dodd clearing a Welwyn corner to Matthew Morris waiting on the halfway line.

His run opened up the centre for Danny Sitton to place home Morris' cross.

Three minutes later James Wall broke down the right and his drilled cross was knocked in at the back post by Sitton to make it 2-0 to Rangers.

Despite a strong fight back, solid defence from Rangers and a fine free-kick parry by keeper Zak Tooth kept Welwyn at bay.

An over-hit Sitton cross was picked up wide by Wall in the 20th minute and his scorching shot from an acute angle found the top corner for 3-0.

Pegasus pulled one back just before the break.

Rangers started the second half with confidence and six minutes in Dodd's throw found its way across the box and Calum Paine pounced to make it 4-1.

Man of the match Wall scored his second with a powerful strike from wide on the right on 18 minutes.

Dodd's solo break two minutes later saw him slot home the sixth.

Morris completed the scoring with a well-placed push past the outstretched Welwyn keeper.


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