Pythons sink the Lions

Lowick Lions U10 0 Alnwick Pythons U10 2

Glendale League, U10 Division

Alnwick Pythons got back to winning ways with a 2-0 win against Lowick Lions.

The Pythons were twice denied by the woodwork, with Cameron Nichols and Harvey Patrick hitting the crossbar.

Alnwick scored both their goals in the second half.

The first came after Mathew Conway fired in from a Cameron Nichols pass.

Conway then scored his second of the game to put Alnwick 2-0 up.The move started with a brilliant 50-50 tackle by Jack Davidson who then played the ball out to the left side of midfield.

Connor Jones played a one-two with Cameron Nichols and then laid the ball off to Conway who beat a defender and fired in from outside the box. Lowick had a few good chances but were denied by some fantastic saves by Tyler Cooke, helping Alnwick keep their first clean sheet of the season.

It was a good win, following Alnwick’s 6-4 defeat to Wooler the previous week. The Alnwick scorers were Cameron Nichols (two), Mathew Stewart and Harvey Patrick.

The players (Tyler Cooke, Ethan Balmbra, Jack Pentleton, Jack Davidson, Mathew Stewart, Mathew Conway, Harvey Patrick, Connor Jones, Cameron Nichols) have been praised for their performances.