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U12s hit the summit
Our under 12s hit the top spot by thrashing Harrogate Railway Daggers 8-2. Cameron Liddell hit four goals, with two from Bailey Mannion, and one each for Max Johnson and Koby McNamara.
Avoiding defeat in their final game will bring the first trophy to proud manager Mark Johnson and his team.15/04/12

U13 Greens foiled by Beckwithshaw stopper
Our under 13 Greens will have to make do with runners-up medals after going down by a single goal to Beckwithshaw.
Roared on by a huge travelling support, Whinmoor dominated the game, but found the Beckwithshaw keeper in stunning form, with one save in particular drawing gasps (and the odd swear word) from the crowd.
Whinmoor did themselves proud, though, and will make re-join battle with Beckwithshaw next season, but this time in the top division.15/04/12

U14s go goal crazy!
Our under 14s won by the odd goal in 11 at home to Wigton Moor. Leon Swatman hit four, with Wes Charles and Jay Yaffe getting the others.15/04/12

U16s fall short at Killinghall
Our under 16s lost narrowly at Killinghall, after letting a two goal lead slip.
A stonker from Connor Robinson, and a cool finish from Nathan Kay put Whinmoor deservedly on top after 20 minutes, but the hosts had levelled by half-time, and sloppy second half marking gifted Killinghall the points.
Killinghall kept up their 100% record though, by forcing another goalkeeper off injured.15/04/12

U17 Cup Final - Amaranth v. Whinmoor Juniors - 13th May 2012.
Clear a date in your diary - our under 17s will face Amaranth in the league cup final on the 13th of May. The venue is yet to be decided, so watch this space!1/04/12

Under 8s defeat Kirkstall - Twice!
Our under 8s totally outplayed their opponents Kirkstall today in both games. After winning the first game 7-1, the Whinmoor lads managed to hit 5 in the second game.1/04/12

Under 12s edge closer to glory
Our under 12s kept up the pressure on the league leaders by crushing Leeds Maccabi by 10 goals to nil.
Four goals from Cameron Liddell, along with a brace from Koby McNamara, with Ellis Ayo, Max Johnson, Bailey Mannion and Lee Davies completing the rout.
James McElduff and Lewis Carry both put in good performances, as Whinmoor move to within a point of leaders Pannal Ash with one of their two games in hand.

Under 13 Yellows triumph at home to Shadwell
Our Under 13 Yellows made it two wins on the bounce by beating local rivals Shadwell 2-1.1/04/12

Under 14s come back to beat Tingley
Our Under 14s came from a goal down to beat Tingley 3-1 at home.1/04/12

Under 17s defeat Lawnswood. Again.
Our under 17s beat Lawnswood for the second time in two weeks. Elliot Harris helped himself to a hat-trick, with Steven Dyer, Tyler Bussue and Aundre Hamilton-Martin finding the net in a 6-4 win.

March Newsletter now available
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Under 12s maintain promotion push - but only just!
Our under 12s kept up their bid for promotion with a thrilling 5-4 win over near rivals Kirk Deighton
In a superb game, played in fantastic spirit by both teams, Whinmoor came back from 4-2 down with 10 minutes left to win it in the dying moments.
Two goals from Ellis Ayo, with Kyle Farrar, Koby McNamara and Jake Turpin scoring the other goals, along with fine performances from Jonathan Farrow and Cameron Liddell against a very spirited and hard-working Kirk Deighton side.
Whinmoor now move into second place with four games remaining.18/09/11

Under 13 Greens Clinch Back-to-Back promotions!
Our under 13 Green side clinched the second promotion in two seasons when they won 2-1 away at arch-rivals Nidd Utd, a feat made all the more remarkable because they had no substitutes today.
Goals from Callum Freckleton and Shaun Booth were enough to take all three points in a superb performance, a late Nidd goal made the game appear to be more equal than it was.
Well done to all the lads, and to the older lads & lasses off the field! 11/03/12

Under 12s fight back to keep the dream alive
Our under 12s fought back from two goals down to take a point away at Otley, to stay hard on the heels of the leaders.
Whinmoor were two goals down before they got started today, by Cam Liddell started the comeback, with Kyle Farrar getting two to earn a 3-3 draw.
Whinmoor are now 7 points behind the leaders, but with 3 games in hand! Keep believing, boys!11/03/12

Ref mystified by Under 14 defeat
The referee struggled to believe that Whinmoor lost away at Whitkirk Wanderers, after a superb team performance saw our lads come away with nothing.
Manager Simon Yaffe was proud of his teams performance, though, as he was down to the bare bones of his starting 11 for the game.11/03/12

Under 16s give high flying Pannal a fright
Our under 16s belied their lowly league position by out-running and out-fighting their 2nd place opponents all the way in the sunshine.
After make most of the headway for the first 20 minutes, Whinmoor found themselves two down, but Aidan Guy pulled the score back to 2-1 at the break.
Pannal Sports edged further ahead and, even though they were reduced to 10 men, Whinmoor kept fighting, and troubled the woodwork before the home side finished the scoring to win 4-1.11/03/12

Whinmoor Juniors benefits from the Garry Chappelow Memorial Fund
Our under 14s have been very generously provided with the funds to purchase essential equipment by the Garry Chappelow Memorial Fund.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Garry Chappelow Memorial Fund, and the fantastic work that they do for sporting organisations of all kinds.
The fund also helped us in 2006 when arsonists destroyed most of our equipment. Whinmoor Juniors would like to express our gratitude and are proud to support the Gary Chappelow Memorial Fund.
To learn more about the fund, click this link.4/03/12

Under 8s come back to pinch a deserved draw
After going 3-1 down at half time - including a, (...cough...), 'generous' penalty decision to the home side,
Our under 8s rallied in the second half to level the the match at 3 apiece.

Under 12s do the double over the leaders to keep their title hopes alive
Despite being pegged back after Kyle Farrar had put Whinmoor ahead with 10 minutes to go, a quick break saw Koby McNamara saw the lads in yellow take all three points.
A valiant effort from Jake Turpin at the back, and a great performance from Cameron Liddell up front were too much for the league leaders.
Whinmoor are now just 5 points behind the leaders, with three games in hand.

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