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U8s continue their great form
Our under 8s were superb today in a 7-2 win away at Middleton.
Goal machine Ethan got another hat-trick, and there were goals from James, Bradley, Jacob and a superb 15 yard rocket from Josh G, which he slammed into the roof of the net.
Man of the match was Josh B with a solid display at the back. For the second week running, Whinmoor dominated the game from from start to finish. Well done lads!25/09/11

U12s outclassed at Pannal Sports
Our under 12s lost heavily to tumble out of the cup today. Manager Mark Johnson paid tribute to his opponents:"They were way too good for us today".
He also took time to pay tribute to Jake Turpin and Koby McNamara, who never gave up despite the game being a mis-match.25/09/11

YMCA thumped as U13H hit their stride.
Our under 13 H&D side continued their fine start to the season by giving Lawnswood YMCA a bit of a footballing lesson.
Two goals each for Ackroyd, Booth and Freckleton, with one each for Kennedy, Silkstone and Adam Vickers, with an opponent helpfully knocking in an own goal.
Charlie Storey took the man of the match plaudits. 25/09/11

Under 13G fall to Leeds City
Our Under 13 GFL side lost at league pacesetters Leeds City Colts today.
Despite the game being essentially over by half time, our boys really fought back in the second half and deserved to get more from the game than they did.
Tom Dixon, who came out of the sticks in the second half to put in countless great tackles, got the man of the match award. 25/09/11

Injury hit 16s lose at home.
Our under 16s lost at home to Killinghall, finishing the game with only 8 players after two team members - including the goalkeeper - had to be taken to hospital with injury.
Thankfully, both of our players are both at home but have shed blood for the cause!25/09/11

U17s great start comes to an end
Our under 17s fine start to the season came to an abrupt end at Ripon.26/09/11

Under 8 crush the Crusade!
Our new under 8's had a great day to put the Kirskstall Crusaders to the sword by beating them 12-0.
Ethan hit 5 goals, with Jacob scoring a hat-trick, James netting two, with Josh B and Brennan scoring the others.
Manager Keiron brady was very proud of the teams response after last weeks defeat, and goal machine Ethan was man of the match. 18/09/11

Under 13s punish Ilkley for making them get up early.
Our under 13H side had to head off into the wilderness for an outrageously inconsiderate 9.30 kick off, only to dump their hosts out of the League cup with a 4-2 win.
A quality hat-trick from Callum Freckleton stopped the Lion's roar and Jack Fordham again got his name on the scoresheet for the 2nd week running.
Both Ackroyd and Silkstone performed well on their debuts and we had yet another solid performance from veteran Ben Vickers in the middle.
Some fantastic passing football was sometimes spoiled by the home team's fussy officials, however Whinmoor battled through their fruststration and ran out comfortable winners and will now face Pannal Ash in the next round.
Well done! 18/09/11

Under 14s punch above their weight.
Our under14s made it into the hat for the next round of the Leeds & District Cup with a 2-1 win over Lawnswood YMCA.
Jay Yaffe scored both goals to give the new lads a famous win at Lawnswood, who are in the top division in the Harrogate league.
Manager Simon Yaffe was so chuffed with their superb performance, he almost destroyed his phone!
The lads will now face Yorkshire Amateur Colts at home on October 16th.18/09/11

Under 12s succumb to Maccabi
Our under 12s came back to earth with a bump, falling 1-4 to Leeds Maccabi.
Chasing the game at 1-2, thanks to a Charlie Smith goal, the game turned on a controversial penalty decision.
Manager Mark Johnson paid special tribute to the efforts of Jake Turpin, Ryan Robertson and Bailey Mannion for their tireless efforts.11/09/11

Under 16s start off all square
Our under 16 started their campaign with a thrilling 3-3 draw away at Harrogate Railway.11/09/11

Under 13s start Harrogate campaign with a win
Our under 13(H) side begain the season with a 4-3 win over Wigton Moor, coming back from a half-time deficit.
Jack Atkinson scored from the spot, and Jack Fordham, Ben Vickers and Mickey Manwere also found the net as Whinmoor made themselves at home in the higher division.11/09/11

Under 10s have tough start against Pool
Our under 10s took on Pool Juniors in their first ever fixture, but came out at the wrong end of the scoreline in all four games, despite running them close in three games.
They went down 1-2, 1-4, 0-3 and 0-7. We know the results will improve as the lads get used to playing together!12/09/11

New Under 14s push Wrenthorpe all the way
Our brand new under 14 side played their first competetive game, and went down narrowly 1-3 at Wrenthorpe Rangers.
Ben Taylors goal wasn't enough to prevent defeat, but manager Simon Yaffe was greatly encouraged by the performance, and singled out Jay Yaffe, Jordan Duffy and Sean Bruce for particular praise.12/09/11

The Return of the Whinmoor Whizz-Kidz!
James & Mike are back from their globe-trotting to start Whizz-Kids this Saturday (10th September).
Whinmoor Whizz-Kidz is a fun way for younger children to take part in proper football training.
If any boys or girls want to start playing football and they have started this school year in reception class, or years 1, 2 3 or 4, then they are very welcome to come along and join in.
For further information, please call James (07743-673604) or Mike (07760-309217). 5/09/11

U17s are like Barcelona!
Our under 17s kicked off their season with a 4-0 whupping of local rivals Wigton Moor.
Manager Clem Bartley praised his teams classic flowing football and organisation. "They were like Barcelona" he beamed.
That's it Clem, don't put any pressure on the lads! 5/09/11

U12s off to a flyer!
Our under 12s started their season with an emphatic 6-1 win at home to Pannal Pumas.
Koby McNamara kicked off with a hat-trick, with Jono Farrar helping himself to a brace and Lee Davis hitting the other.
Max Johnson, Jake Turpin and Kyle Farrar all played well in a game which bodes well for the season, and means that manager Mark Johnsons grin is even wider than usual!

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