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YOUTH FOOTBALL: Rangers bounce back in County Cup
5:30am Tuesday 28th January 2014 in Sport
SWINDON Rangers Allstars under 13s bounced back from conceding a goal after only 14 seconds to progress to the semi-finals of the Wiltshire County Cup with an 18-1 win over Calne.
After quickly getting over the shock of going behind, Rangers dusted themselves down and hauled themselves back into the contest as Dan Hopper scored the first of five goals to earn the man of the match award.
Toby Kutassy had a storming game down the right and created chances at every opportunity before capping a superb first half with a well taken goal. Dan Skinner grabbed a brace and Joe Tyson and Fin Thompson struck once each to make the score 9-1 at the interval.
After the break the goals kept coming as Skinner and Harry Skippen both completed that tricks, while Tyson and Brandon McGinn scored their second goals of the game before Lou Brown completed the scoring.
In league action, a brace from Luke Legg and one from Harry Johnson secured Swindon Supermarine a 3-0 victory over Hungerford Town in Under 10 Division 2.
In Under 11 Division 2, Stratton Juniors extended their unbeaten run to 12 games with a 7-0 win over Lydiard Youth Blue. In a tight opening period, Paul Amoni gave Stratton the lead following a strong break from midfield before adding another two before the break to complete his personal treble George Herbert also scored a hat-trick before Amoni added his fourth to complete the scoring.
Swindon Rangers made it 10 wins in a row in Under 12 Division 1 thanks to a 17-1 win over Stratton Juniors Pumas. Jordan Murray led the way with seven goals while Max Spackman and Jack Paines added three each, with Charlie Begley and Gregor Thompson scoring braces.
Wootton Bassett Town Yellow moved into the top five of Under 14 Division One with a 1-0 win over North Bristol FDC. Euan Burke marked his 100th appearance for the club with the winning goal.
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