WEDNESDAY 29 MARCH 2006
Under 15's reach Divisional Final
Brierley Hill & Dudley 3 West Bromwich 2
Brierley Hill and Dudley dominated the game from the kick and led 3-0 thanks to goals from Sam Richards, Jan Coulston and Kyle Hill until 20 minutes from time when West Bromwich came more into the game and scored twice to make it a difficult end of the game for the home side. Brierley Hill held on to take them into the ESFA Under 15 Plate Final - The Levon Yates Trophy - where they will meet Cannock & District on a date to be arranged
Under 14's earn draw
Warwickshire CSFA Under 14's 2 Brierley Hill & Dudley Under 14's 2
Brierley Hill took the lead after about 15 minutes after sustained
pressure through a well created team goal finished by Craig Deakin from 12
yards on the volley. Warkwickshire equallised with a good passing move down there right side which was due to a lack of concentration. Richard Hill cooly slotted home a second to restore the lead after several chances had been missed. The 2 v 1 score at half time was no more than Brierley Hill deserved after a strong well balanced performance from the starting eleven.
Brierley Hill made seven changes at half time and looked just as stable however they didn't convert any of the chances created. Warkwickshire scored their second midway through the half and the game died with the final score 2-2
SATURDAY 25 MARCH 2006
Under 11 lose on penalties
Under 11 Stoke (0) (0) 4pens Brierley Hill & Dudley (0) (0) 3 pens
The Under 11 lost their semi-final to Stoke on penalties when neither team managed to score in normal and extra time - although Brierley Hill had the best of the exchanges against a good Stoke side in the ESFA Burton S.F.A. Shield. Brierley Hill were unlucky when the referee changed his decision on a penalty in the last minute of extra time which would have won the game for Brierley Hill
Under 12's win in Divisional Cup
Under 12 Halesowen & Stourbridge 1 Brierley Hill & Dudley 3
In a close cup-tie between local rivals Brierley Hill came back from a goal down to win the game 3-1 with goals from James Hill and Kyle Shepherd (2)
They now meet Redditch at home in the next round.
Under 14's push for semi-final qualification
Under 14 - Stoke 1 Brierley Hill & Dudley 4
Brierley Hill travelled to Stoke knowing that only a win would keep them on track for a place in the semi-finals of the West Midlands League. Goals fromL. Haycock, G. Bowerman, C. Deakin and R. Hill ensured a comfortable victory in their last but one league fixture.
Under 15's score seven
Under 15 - Stoke 1 Brierley Hill & Dudley 7
Brierley Hill Under 15's ensure a home tie in the semi-finals when they convincingly defeated Stoke in their Final league fixture this morning. They never looked in danger and goals came from Sam Richards (2), Kyle Hill (2), Jan Coulston, Liam Nicklin and Ryan Noakes.
SATURDAY 18 MARCH 2006
Mixed Results against Cannock & District
Under 13 - Cannock & District 2 Brierley Hill & Dudley 0
Despite a good performance the Association's Under 13's lost 2-0 to Cannock & District on a pitch that had a massive slope and a strong wind which affected the game
Under 14's Cannock & District 0 Brierley Hill & Dudley 2
A solid performance built on last week's second half performance against West Bromwich gave the Under 14's a good victory. Alex Hickman, Alex Goodman and Jason Wood all turned in outstanding performances. Richard Hill scored the first goal after 20 minutesand the second was added in the final minute from Alex Goodman. An outstanding performance from the Cannock keeper denied the Under 14's a number of goals from clear chances.
Under 15's Cannock & District 1 Brierley Hill & Dudley 2
Goals from Jan Coulston and Corry Wright kept the Under 15's on target for a place in the Semi-Finals with this 2-1 win over Cannock & District
SATURDAY 11 MARCH 2006
Brierley Hill & Dudley 3 West Bromwich 1 (Under 14's)
In a re-arranged West Midlands fixture Brierley Hill Under 14's Brierleh Hill and Dudley produced a Jeckle and Hyde performance in defeating West Bromwich. The first half was one to forget but an inproved performance in the 2nd half and goals from Adam Kirby, Richard Hill and Lewis Haycock saw then complete a victory which keeps then on track for a place in the league semi-finals.