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Under 12 held at Kirk Deighton
Our under 12s, continuing their fine run of form, conceded a last minute equaliser at Kirk Deighton to draw 3-3
Ellis Ayo (2) and Kyle Farrar were the scorers for Whinmoor, and Lewis Carry and Josh Bullamore had solid games.27/11/11

U13 Greens have their pocket picked!
Our under 13 lost their first game of the season to Beckwithshaw in a superb gme at Skelton Woods.
Despite the wind and heavy conditions, both teams played superb football, and made plenty of chances, but the game was decided in two moments in the last 10 minutes.
An almost unbelievable save by the visiting keeper kept Whinmoor out, whilst at the other end, a quick break saw the Whinmoor defence outnumbered at the back to clinch the winner.
Whinmoor can gain their revenge when the return fixture in played next week.27/11/11

U14s miss out narrowly in thriller
Our under 14s had a few new faces in the side for the visit of Leeds City, and almost pulled off a surprise victory.
After taking the lead, Whinmoor were always chasing the game when Leeds City scored 3 quick goals, but they never gave up, and only the clock beat them at the end.
27/11/11

U16 show improvement, but can't overturn table toppers
Our under 16s showed signs of improvement after their recent dip in form, but they weren't able to overcome league leaders Amaranth.20/11/11

Under 8s unbeaten run continues in style
Our under 8s came back from a goal down against a strong Alwoodley team to run out 5-3 winners.
The victory meant an unbeaten run of 10 games, and this side looks to have a very rosy future.20/11/11

Under 10 continue to improve
Our under 10s, although finishing up on the losing side against table toppers Ripon, are improving every week.
The drew one game, and narrowly missed out in the other three, with Taylor Ragan, Jake Smith and debutant Joe Harris the scorers for Whinmoor.
The team were praised by manager Mike Robinson for their hard work and the steady improvement they continue to show. Keep it up lads!20/11/11

U13 yellows by-passed at Stanningley
Our under 13 yellows recent good form came to an abrupt halt with a heavy cup defeat away at Stanningley.
Facing an experienced team, two divisions above themselves, Whinmoor fought the good fight, but the gap proved to be too much in the end.20/11/11

U16 struggle at home to Bedale
Our under 16s kept pace with their visitors from Bedale for the first half, but ultimately crashed to a heavy defeat.20/11/11

Under 10s draw 1 from 4 in Ripon
Our under 10s travelled to Ripon today, and came away with one draw out of the four games against their experienced opponents.13/11/11

U12 go onward and upward
Our under 12s continued their sparkling league form and went within a point of top spot by beating Boroughbridge in a fine game at Skelton Woods.
Manager Mark Johnson was buzzing about their display, after goals from Ellis Ayo, Kyle Farrar, Koby McNamara and skipper Bailey Mannion gave the lads in yellow a fine 4-2 win.
Bailey, Jake Turpin and Ryan Robertson all put in superb displays, as Johnson said it was the finest performance they had achieved in his time with the club..13/11/11

Unbeaten run continues for Under 13 Greens
Our under 13 Greens continued their unbeaten run, but were disappointed to drop their first league points of the season away at Killinghall.
They found the Killinghall keeper in heroic form as the home side went in at the break surprisingly a goal up.
On a heavy pitch and against stubborn resistance, Whinmoor laid seige to the Killinghall goal, and got a deserved equaliser when Jack Fordham finally beat the keeper.
Whinmoor kept on pushing, but the heavy pitch and eventually the clock got the better of them. Jack Atkinson took the man-of-the-match plaudits.13/11/11

U16 entertain at Wetherby
Our under 16s lost away at Wetherby in a game which had almost everything.
The spectacular final score of 7-4 doesn't tell the whole story, as there were two penalties and two own goals.
Nathan Kay with two, Karl Gedge and Callum Gartland got the goals for Whinmoor.13/11/11

U17s in home thriller versus Ripon
Our under 17s side were held 3-3 at home by the league leaders Ripon City Panthers.13/11/11

U12 bow out of West Riding by a whisker
Our in form under 12s just missed out on completing a fabulous cup comeback with the woodwork coming to Skiptons Rescue.
After being the better side for most of the game, a lax end to the first half saw our lads amazingly 4-1 down, after Cameron Liddell had given them the lead.
However, a superb free kick from Cameron made his second, and Ellis Ayo's fine finish made it 4-3, Whinmoor swarmed over their visitors looking for the equaliser, hitting the bar and the visiting defence played out of their skins.
While Whinmoor were laying siege to the Skiptons goal, the visitors sneaked up the other end to score the clincher late on, which was very rude of them. This was a fabulous games with both teams playing quality football. Really unlucky lads.6/11/11

U16s hassle Hartshead, but are out of the County Cup
Our under 16s continued their recent fine form, but came up short against Huddersfield league opponents Hartshead.
Nathan Kay found the net from the spot, but the visitors progress to the next round.6/11/11

U8s fine form continues
Our under 8s won both of their games today against Wortley, 3-2 and 4-2, to continue their 6 game unbeaten run.6/11/11

New photo's on the gallery
There are some new pictures on the gallery, from todays U12 and U16 games.6/11/11

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