Pythons’ fighting spirit takes it to penalties

Cramlington U10 1 Alnwick Pythons U10 1 (Alnwick won 9-8 on penalties)

NEYD Divisional Cup U10

Alnwick played Cramlington in the NEYD Divisional Cup and were down at half-time.

In the second half Alnwick came out with a fighting spirit. With their first attack, Cameron Nichols held off the defender on the edge of the box to lay the ball off for Matthew Stewart to fire into the top corner.

Minutes later, Connor Jones drilled a ball into the box for Matthew Stewart’s tap in to be cleared off the line by a block clearance.

Tyler Cooke pulled off a spectacular save to keep the Pythons in it and took them to extra-time then penalties when Alnwick won 9-8.

Man-of-the-match: Harvey Patrick.