Papworth v St Ives Town Reserves
Creake Charity Shield – 19th October 2019
Young saints travelled to Papworth on Saturday to take on their first team in the Creake charity shield.
A fine all round performance saw St Ives winning 4-1.
Full use was made of the squad with many away injured and unavailable.
Midfielder Joe Purse deputised magnificently in goal.
After an even first 15 minutes saints started to dominate play with some great passing.
Ben smith opened the scoring after following up on a long range shot that the home keeper spilled to slot home. A second soon followed again from some great passing play with Danilo Corvalho getting on the scoresheet.
Our reserves extended the lead when Ben Smith again broke the papworth defensive line to round the keeper and finish.
Second half again started with some very even passages of play and Papworth took their chance with a close range header.
Not to be deterred the young saints side again went back to some great pass and move football and restored their three goal cushion when Adam Winter finished from close range.
St Ives continued to stand up to the physical battle while still trying to keep to their passing game.
Chances came and went for st Ives to extend their lead as they failed to capatlise and too often didnt work the Papworth keeper.
All credit to Papworth who showed great sportsmanship throughout the game and definitely gave the saints a tough competitive match.
St Ives team
J Purse. L Bould. E Young. L Quinsee. C O’Donovan. J Jay. K Pilkington. C Gibbs. A Winter. B Smith. D Corvalho. Subs S Simms. C Paine.
Report by Anthony O’Donovan
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