Brierfield Celtic’s academy is open

Brierfield Celtic’s Football Academy is open for the new season.

The club are having a recruitment open day tomorrow, for any new players who would like to join, between 11 a.m. and noon at St Thomas Whittam Sixth Form College on Barden Lane in Burnley.

Boys and girls aged from 4-7-years-old are welcome to attend and meet the qualified coaches in the Sports Barn.

The aim of our Community Standard club is to encourage football skills and fun, with a view to producing a team or teams at the Under 7 age group as the kids become eligible. Just turn up on the day or contact club secretary Dave Johnson on 07702 645125.

• FULLEDGE Colts Under 9s Red had an impressive 7-0 over newcomers Pro-Future.


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Goals came from B. Robinson, H. Tomlinson (2), K. Moreland, L. Jackson (2) and N. Musso in a good all-round performance.

Lewis Jackson was named man of the man for another typically good display.

Fulledge’s U15s Saturday side beat Crown Paints 9-0 in a dominant performance.

The Colts were rampant from the first kick to the last, playing some excellent football.


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Cook led the scoring with four, Ben Beardsall bagged two and Layfield, Gamble and Blow got one each.

Man of the match, making a welcome return after a three-month lay off due to injury, was Benedict Ennis.

• READSTONE United Under 9s Blues Played Readstone Yellows in the first round of the cup.

This was an excellent game of football between two evenly-matched sides, with the Yellows winning 4-3 courtesy of goals from Owen Parker, with a hat-trick, and Rowan Winter.


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For the Blues, the goal scorers were Callum Bentley (2) and Josh Waddington.

Parker was named man of the match.

Readstone Under 10s Yellow beat Pendle Forest Eagles 8-0.

This was an excellent team performance from Readstone, who totally dominated the game.


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The goal scorers were Ben Dinning (4), man of the match Harry Burrows, with a hat-trick, and Alasdair Moir.