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Sports Reports – Football

Sport Reports 2017-2018 Season

Barrs Court vs    Cadbury Heath

On Friday 24th November 2017 Barrs Court played Cadbury Heath B team. Our team line-up was: Willem , Liam , Liam , Sam , Connor , Ben , Conner , Harley , George , Eddie, Oliver .

The game kicked off with a strong start for Barrs Court, leaving them leading 3-0 at half time with scorers Harley and George (2). As the second half kicked off, we were playing some nice football despite us being on the muddy side of the pitch. Soon we were fired up to 4-0 and then George scored another 2 goals which left us with 6-0. Just before the final whistle blew, Liam put the ball past the keeper  which meant we won 7-0.

Barrs Court vs St Stephens

Going into this match, we had a strong team with: Charlie, Ben, Dexter, Reuben, Fraser, George, Jack, Josh, Connor and Joe. With a recent 2-1 defeat at home we knew that this would be a contest involving skill and team play.

Within the first half we were 2-0 down and our heads massively dropped but before the half-time whistle, George managed to sneak one past the keeper. After a strong pep talk we went out with our heads held high as we knew we could get another goal. We began to put some passes in but one was neatly threaded through for Dexter which he put to bed. In the last second we had an appeal for handball in their box but it ended 2-2 against a very strong team.

Barrs Court Vs Courtney

In November Barrs Court played Courtney at home and the team that we had was:  George, Dexter, Willem,  Josh,  Sam,  Liam,  Connor,  Jack,  Joe and Harley. The first goal was scored by George Ravenscroft that made it 1-0.  After that Dexter scored an amazing goal that put us 2-0 up. After that, Dexter scored another goal that put us up by 3 goals.  Courtney then scored a goal that made it 3-1.  Then the half time whistle blew.  After that, Dexter scored 1 more that made it 4-1. There was one more goal to make the final score 5-1 to Barrs Court.

Barrs Court Vs The Park

First match of the season and the grass was long!  A game where passing was difficult but the team ground out a 1-0 win and arguably it could have been more.  A good start to the season.

Barrs Court Vs St Stephens

Second league game of the season.  Unfortunately we found ourselves caught on the break and went 1-0 down.  We battled back and scored an equaliser but conceded one more when we went searching for the winner losing narrowly 2-1.

Barrs Court B Vs The Park B

A tricky game against an impressive team from The Park gave an opportunity for the players who hadn’t been in a match yet.  We played with great determination and the final score, a defeat of 5-0, was unfortunate.

Barrs Court Vs Wick (Cup)

A very end-to-end game saw us go 1-0 down against the run of play.  A screamer of a free-kick from Reuben equalised for us but soon after we found ourselves 2-1 down.  We changed formation to have only one defender in the search for an equaliser which we managed to grab taking the game into extra time.  With penalties looming we suddenly found an extra burst of energy and scored two quick goals to win the game 4-2 and put us into the next round.

Barrs Court Vs The Park 14/11/17

Going into this match we had a team consisting of: Charlie(C/GK) ,Ben, Josh, Liam, Reuben, Fraser, Harley, George, Dexter and Jack. It was unknown territory for us due to the very unbalanced swamp-like pitch. With winning 1-0 before at home we had high hopes.

After 3-0 down in 10 minutes our heads dropped as we looked for a goal but it just didn’t come our way. We did improve with chances but we just couldn’t take them. Later on Charlie pulled off some outstanding saves but then came a 4th goal. We kept on going till the final whistle however we knew that this wasn’t one of our best performances.

 

Sport Reports 2016-2017 Season

Abbotswood 6 – 0 Win

In our team was Neela in goal and out on the field we had Macey, Eva, Rosie, Libby, Kacey, Bonney, Angel and Ashleigh

At the start of the game we were scoring goals rapidly and our goalie was keeping the ball away from our end.  At half time we were two goals up and we were all feeling confident that we could get a couple more balls in that net before the end.  In the second half we scored at a steady pace and our passing and tackling kept us in the game and more goals were scored by Rosie.  This meant that Rosie and Macey both scored hat tricks!!  These were assisted by some of the other players, as we all know it’s not always who scores, it is the team effort that helped but everyone was very happy for Macey and Rosie; it was their lucky day!  Soon after our 6th goal, the whistle blew ending the game with a 6 – 0 win to us.  We shook hands and showed respect to the other team, then walked away with the whole team feeling very proud.

Abbotswood 1 – 0 defeat

In our team were Neela, our goalie, and the outfield players were Kacey, Libby, Eva, Bonney, Angel, Macey, Rosie and Ashleigh

We had most of the possession in this game and lots of players had some really good shots at scoring but Abbotswood came back stronger than we thought.  At half time it was 0 – 0 although we were trying really hard to score.  Abbotswood’s goalie was really good.  In the game we had the ball 98% of the time but as we reached the last 45 seconds of the game, a girl with exceptional speed snatched the ball and ran the length of the pitch, slipping it past the goalie.  It was such a shame we lost this game, but we can learn from it and come back better next time.

BARRS COURT VS BEACON RISE

 (MATCH 1- Away Fixture)

It was an unusual start for Barrs Court as we had less possession than Beacon Rise. They had a positive start but they had an early goal with a pass across the box and a tap in from the back post; Jamie got a tiny touch but it still went in. We woke up a bit however they put in a brilliant cross, Charlie came to punch, and on the rebound they placed the ball in the back of the net. 0-2 Beacon Rise. Barrs Court’s heads dropped massively as the result wasn’t going our way.

Barrs Court had a lot of chances after this but half way through the 2nd half Beacon Rise scored a 3rd goal. We were unlucky to concede so we will come back next week to get a better result hopefully…

Barrs court vs Beacon Rise

On Friday 3rd February 2017, Barrs Court girls faced off against Beacon Rise. Neela was the captain and our amazing goalkeeper with Eva, Ashleigh, Rayyah, Katie, Angel, Libby and Macey.

The game started off very well for the girls but it did as well for Beacon Rise with a 1-1 score line after a few minutes.

Eva scored an amazing goal which equalled us to the opposition. Unfortunately we conceded two more goals in the first half. Neela made a fantastic save from a shot we thought was bound to go in.

After a five minute half time and a convincing team talk the girls ran back on to the pitch refreshed and raring to go!

After two minutes Macey started a massive comeback for the girls by scoring one more goal making the score 3-2. Beacon Rise scored three more goals and Barrs Court one more to leave the final score as 6-3 to Beacon Rise.

Barrs Court Blue VS OLOL

The starting line-up: Luke, Alex, Rowan, Ben, Harley, Reuben, Fraser, Josh, Maurice, Jack. We played against Our Lady of Lourdes at their home ground.

In the first game, Barrs Court took the kick off and played the ball around the back so they could put pressure on the defenders for their team. They had lots of chances to score against us but we kept our shape at the back and didn’t let them score but then unfortunately they had a cheeky shot from the box and it slid past Luke into the back of the net. The Barrs court team was distraught but we kept our heads up and try to even out the game but it was
half time.

Our Lady of Lourdes started the second half and kicked the ball forward towards us but luckily Alex intercepted the play and got the ball so we pressed down the line on the right side. Jack ran down the line and received the ball from Ben’s boot down the line and sprinted with ball but got tackled by their defender and it went out so it was our throw-in. Ben took the throw-in and blasted it into the box where Fraser volleyed it in the back of the net which meant it was a tie. The game ended and the score was 1-1!

SECOND GAME

They took the kick off and pressured our defence a lot but we kept tackling them and keeping the ball away from our goal.  Luke, who was amazing in goal, wasn’t scared and was confident that he wouldn’t let a goal in but unfortunately they had a corner and smacked it to their player and it was then when we were nervous. They passed the ball around hoping that it was their time to score! One of their players had a shot and smacked it in the bottom right corner which was unlucky. We had a few chances but we couldn’t get the ball past their defence, the game ended and they won by 1 goal.

It was a good two games, however they did score the extra goal but we were happy with the result.

Barrs Court vs Wick

A great start from Barrs Court with an early tap past the keeper into the bottom left corner with a great goal from Vinnie. The first half didn’t have any more action.  The second half involved a lot of defending.

The game ended 1-0.

Redfield Edge vs Barrs Court

Another cup match for Barrs Court and straight away Barrs Court looked shaky. That struggle soon turned into a goal for the opposition and then another goal came. As it was a cup match, Barrs Court heads didn’t drop. They wanted a goal to make it 2-1 but it couldn’t come. The first half ended 2-0.

Barrs Court really wanted this win and midway through the second half Danny got the team back in it. Then came chance after chance. Vinnie had a one on one but unfortunately his strike was unsuccessful.  Barrs Court couldn’t manage the equaliser and the final score ended up 2-1 Redfield Edge.

Mangotsfield vs Barrs Court 

We were playing on astro turf and the pitch was very long and narrow.  Barrs Court were not used to this surface so they knew it would be hard. From the very start Mangotsfield scored.  Barrs Court were not at their best. Many missed chances lead to frustration as the half ended 1-0.

Once again from kick off Mangotsfield scored another goal early in the second half.  Near the end Ben had a great chance to pull one back but he unfortunately was unable to convert the chance. In the dying seconds Barrs Court had another counter attack but once again failed as it ended 2-0.

Barrs Court vs St. Annes

Barrs Court went into this game with real focus as a result of losing to St. Annes 2-1 in their last match. The first half was rather slow but Jude took a stunning effort from range which was headed onto the bar. Near the end of the 1st half it was end-to-end football.

It was a strong start for Barrs Court but an unlucky goal was conceded. A great save by Charlie but a rebound from one of their attackers. Straight after kick off a goal was conceded due to a one on one. This ended up with the score 2-0 to St Anne’s.

Cadbury Heath vs Barrs Court

Straight from kick off Barrs Court were desperate to win the match after two previous defeats. 1-0 Barrs court! A well-deserved goal from the team was very lucky but still went in. A goal clearance hit the back of the defender and went back in. The first half ended 1-0!

Then straight from kick off a fantastic goal was scored by Jude- a screamer from the edge of the box. Barrs Court were really strong and got another one from Fraser. 3-0! Then there was an astonishing pass from Danny to Charlie with a beautiful lob straight over the keepers head from outside the box. Then another goal was scored by Fraser that made the final result 5-0.

Barrs Court Blue VS OLOL

The starting line-up: Luke, Alex, Rowan, Ben , Harley, Reuben, Fraser, Josh , Maurice, Jack . We played against Our Lady of Lourdes at their home ground.

In the first game, Barrs Court took the kick off and played the ball around the back so they could put pressure on the defenders for their team. They had lots of chances to score against us but we kept our shape at the back and didn’t let them score but then unfortunately they had a cheeky shot from the box and it slid past Luke into the back of the net. The Barrs court team was distraught but we kept our heads up and try to even out the game but it was
half time.

Our Lady of Lourdes started the second half and kicked the ball forward towards us but luckily Alex intercepted the play and got the ball so we pressed down the line on the right side. Jack ran down the line and received the ball from Ben’s boot down the line and sprinted with ball but got tackled by their defender and it went out so it was our throw-in. Ben took the throw-in and blasted it into the box where Fraser volleyed it in the back of the net which meant it was a tie. The game ended and the score was 1-1!

SECOND GAME

They took the kick off and pressured our defence a lot but we kept tackling them and keeping the ball away from our goal.  Luke, who is amazing in goal, wasn’t scared and was confident that he wouldn’t let a goal in but unfortunately they had a corner and smacked it to their player and it was then when we were nervous. They passed the ball around hoping that it was their time to score! One of their players had a shot and smacked it in the bottom right corner which was unlucky because Luke wasn’t tall enough to dive and save the goal. We had a few chances but we couldn’t get the ball past their defence, the game ended and they won by 1 goal.

It was a good 2 games however they did score the extra goal but we were happy with the result.

Barrs Court Yellow Vs OLOL “B”

Match 1

Yellows started the match. Half way through the match Troy nearly got a volley and went in. There were lots of interceptions and shots but none went in. It was 0-0.

Match 2

Unfortunately we let a goal in and we fought back and tried to get a goal in. Unluckily we did not get a goal in so it was 1-0 to Our Lady of Lourdes.

At the end of our matches we all shook hands with Our Lady of Lourdes.        

Barrs Court vs Wick

From the start Barrs Court made a strong beginning. Attack after attack wore out Wick quickly. Ten minutes in Vinnie scored a goal after a heavy touch and a great pass from Charlie.  Barrs Court looked strong. The first half ended 1-0!

Then a cleared corner from Joe came to Danny on the half way line. He dummied one player then produced a wonder strike from range, 2-0! Straight away from kick off Vinnie won a tackle and ran on to score a third. A corner cleared by Joe was met by Jamie as he passed it straight through to Charlie and he lobbed the keeper to make an amazing finish, 4-0! Then straight from kick off Vinnie ran on and snatched the ball from one of their players and took one of their players on and scored. 5-0! Then with one minute of the match to go, Ben scored a cheeky little tap in. It ended 6-0!

The man of the match was EVERYONE!

Barrs Court vs St Annes

From the start Barrs Court were not at their best as we conceded a long range goal right from the start. Two minutes later a goal from a great free kick made it two. In the last kick of the half there was a free kick on the edge of the box Danny took it and the keeper saved it but from the deflection Jack had a shot and that was where he scored.

In the second half there there were no chances and it was very tight so the final result was 2-1 to St Annes.

Almondsbury Tournament

Barrs Court attended the Almondsbury tournament and our first opponents were Mangotsfield.

We had a great start with Jude smashing in a beauty from just outside the box. After the goal, the defence started unorganised because Luke and Willem had to make a couple of good saves.

Unfortunately, we conceded two unlucky and undeserved goals with one getting a deflection and the other a good calm finish. In the end the score was 2-1 to Mangotsfield.

 In the second match we were up against St Mary’s Yate and it was a pretty bland match. Both teams had a few chances however there were no goals. We defended well and had some good play. The final score was 0-0.

The final match was against Holy Family and it was a successful game. Although, we were already out, we were battling to get our first and only win of the tournament. We went 1-0 up with Joe scoring a cracker into the top corner. Not long after they scored an equaliser from a cross to make it 1-1. With about a minute to go Jack did a quick cross into Jamie who finished the game off with a stunning diving glancing header into the corner of the goal. It finished 2-1 to Barrs Court.

Barrs Court Girls Vs Abbotswood Primary

With hardly any training, the Barrs Court Girls Football Team made an excellent start to the season. Rosie, the captain, led the team to victory when they played against Abbotswood Primary.

After a 20 minute wait, the girls got back on to win more. Unfortunately, we lost the next two matches.  However our goal keeper (Neela) made some outstanding saves in them! Even though we lost, Barrs Court still held their heads up high!

In this tournament there were 9 girls competing: Rosie, Libby, Angel, Eva, Ashleigh, Neela, Chloe, Macey and Kacey. Well done team!

Barrs Court VS Cadbury Heath

It was a close game between the two schools. Barrs Court had great chances however the Cadbury Heath goalkeeper was on top form. Cadbury Heath had a couple of counter attacks although the defenders stopped them from getting into the final third. The score at the end of the first half was 0-0.

The second half started well due to the fact that Vinnie crossed the ball in and Charlie tapped it in the bottom left and scored! Afterwards Jude volleyed it over the bar. With 10 minutes to go, Danny gave away a free kick. The free kick went through every one but luckily Joe cleared it off the line. It finished 1-0 Barrs Court.

Barrs Court Vs St Anne’s (Cup)

Going into this match Barrs Court knew this was going to be a tight game. From the kick off it was a very entertaining match with the ball going end to end. Unfortunately St. Anne’s scored a goal from the rebound of an excellent save by Fraser but Barrs Court heads didn’t drop. The second half stated 1-0 to St. Anne’s.

Barrs Court started very powerfully, winning many tackles and unluckily missing great opportunities. It was still really tight until Charlie played a spectacular ball with 5 minutes left and Ben tapped it past the keeper right down the middle. Extra time was looking possible. And so it came!

But then something terrifying happened, a straight ball came to their defender and he smacked it and it took a fluky bounce over the keepers head into the net. Then Barrs Court thought it was game over but Ben didn’t.  When a corner came in from Jude,Ben did a brilliant header right in the top corner. Then it was penalties! Barrs Court won 2-1 on penalties!!!