Buckingham Athletic U18s are now up to fourth in the Allied Counties Youth Football League, Central Division table after victory at leaders Aylesbury on Thursday evening.
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Buckingham Athletic under 18s won their fifth game in succession last night to move up to fourth place in the Allied Counties Youth Football League, Central Division.
Matt Ogle’s side continued their excellent run at Stratford Fields as they ran out 2-0 winners over Henley Town under 18s.
An early goal from captain Dan Staley gave the Athletic the lead from a corner before top scorer Jordan Gardner added to his tally with a neat finish.
A man of the match from Bradley Walker in central midfield made sure that for all Henley’s pressure they could not muster a real shot of meaning and Jake Butler’s goal.
Ogle’s side we have now conceded only one goal in the process of winning their last five matches.
The Athletic now have a week off before traveling to Aylesbury for their rearranged cup tie then hosting the local derby of Ardley United on the 28th March.
Buckingham Athletic are set to face Cranfield United in the Spartan South Midlands League, Division 1 (KO 7.30pm) this evening.
Also due to play tonight is Winslow United Reserves v Buckingham Athletic Reserves at Elmfields Gate – kick off 7.45pm.
Tomorrow night Charlton are due to play Stewkley in the Buckingham Junior Charity Cup, 1st Round.
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Buckingham Athletic u18s League Cup game at Aylesbury last night was called off.
Buckingham Athletic under 18s remain on course in their quest for promotion as they won 3-1 at Holyport in the Allied Counties Youth Football League, Central Division last night.
Matt Ogle’s side recorded their fourth win on the bounce thanks to an impressive second half display.
After a disappointing first half, it was the home side who went in one goal ahead as the Athletic under 18s conceded only their second goal in six games.
The Athletic manager introduced Henry Jones and Stuart Ironmonger, both who were rested, and the changes worked for the visitors.
Luke Tavener produced an excellent finish to equalise after the Athletic u18s had crafted the goal with some good football.
Brad Walker put the visitors in front as he headed home a superb Dan Staley delivery from a free kick and from here there was only ever going to be one winner.
Athletic wrapped up the game as Jordan Gardner went on a mazy run and set up Walker to slot home his second and the visitors third.
The Athletic are now six points behind the leaders with games in hand.
On Monday evening Ogle’s side travel to Aylesbury with a place in the quarter-final of the League Cup awaiting the winners. Kick-off at Hayward Road is 7.45pm.
Jordan Gardner scored the only goal of the game as Buckingham Athletic U18s kept up their hunt for promotion with victory over the Allied Counties Youth Football League, Central Division leaders Didcot Town U18.
Gardner’s strike inflicted just a second defeat on Didcot as the Athletic recorded an excellent three points.
The table before tonight’s game: