Ross United Under 13ís were away to their local rivals Ross
Dynamos on Sunday morning in their first match for over
2 months! Whilst the game kicked off in bright sunshine,
the pitch was unsurprisingly very heavy, however both sides
coped very well with the conditions.
was Ross Dynamos who were closest to opening the scoring,
but Josh was on hand to head the ball off the line. This
proved the springboard for United, and Josh put them into
a 1-0 lead. Callum and Robbie worked well up front with
the midfield of Harry, Ollie, Daniel L and Josh, proving
an obstacle for the home team. It was Dynamos, however that
scored two quick goals to take a 2-1 lead. United
defended well with Ralph, Joe, Jacob and Dan all making
important challenges to keep Dynamos out. In the 27th minute,
an excellent through ball from Ollie found Callum who ran
on to make the score 2-2. A few minutes later, Dynamos restored
the lead to make it 3-2 at half-time.
second half continued to be a competitive game, with Colin
and Liam introduced from the bench. United continued to
use the long ball with good effect, with both Ollie and
then Dan putting Callum and Josh into space, but Dynamos
defended well. Dynamos continued to attack and Kieran had
to be at his best in goal for United. Unitedís equaliser
came in the 29th minute, when a knock down from Callum allowed
Ralph a chance to shoot that went high into the top of the
were not beaten and a minute later they regained their advantage
with an equally good strike to make the final score Ross
Dynamos 4 Ross United 3. The whole team was praised by the
Manager and Coaches for their efforts, especially bearing
in mind the conditions of the pitch. The Man of the Match
was awarded to Kieran.
Ross United Team were Kieran, Ralph, Dan, Jacob, Joe, Ollie,
Harry, Dan L, Josh, Callum, Robbie, Colin and Liam.