YOUTH FOOTBALL: Tetbury Town U11s rattle Rockleaze Rangers

Oscar Purnell scores the first goal for Tetbury Town U11s against Rockleaze Rangers

Owen Pond heads Tetbury Town U11s' second goal against Rockleaze Rangers

Tetbury Town U11 goalscorers Owen Pond and Oscar Purnell celebrate

Callum Poole scores the first in Tetbury Town U13s 5-1 away win at Cirencester Town

Lewis Wing scores the second in Tetbury Town U13s 5-1 away win at Cirencester Town

Joe Staples of Tetbury Town U13s (orange) battles in the 5-1 away win at Cirencester Town

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TETBURY U11s were disappointed to throw away a 2-0 lead against Bristol side Rockleaze Rangers, who currently sit top of the Mid Glos League. Nonetheless it was a very committed performance by the hosts.

Tetbury Town U11s 2

Rockleaze Rangers U11s 4

Quickest out of the blocks, they had a two-goal lead within 10 minutes thanks to an opportunist goal from Oscar Purnell and a header by Owen Pond off a precise cross by Chevy Sujeewon.

Rangers responded well and before half-time had pulled one back despite some resolute defending from Harry Purnell.

Tetbury started well in the second half, but were caught twice giving the ball away cheaply in key areas. Both times Rockleaze pounced and Tetbury Town found themselves trailing 3-2. Despite forcing a number of corners Tetbury could not find the equaliser and were caught with a sucker punch late in the game.

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