OAKHAM ACADEMY FESTIVAL 2019
DAY 3: 8th AUGUST 2019
ISFA U14 1 Hull City 1
A heartbreaking equaliser in the last seconds denied ISFA a place in the final after a terrific performance against Hull. Freddie Issaka was on target and ISFA had opportunities for further goals before a late deflected shot saw The Tigers snatch an equaliser. In the ensuing penalty shoot out ISFA lost 3-4 but can be proud of their best performance of the tournament.
ISFA U14 0 Kilmarnock 3
In the third/ fourth placed play off ISFAs epic effort in the semi final had a knock on effect as they tired against their Scottish Premier League opponents. Killie ran out deserved winners but the ISFA boys worked hard throughout and can look forward to the campaign ahead.
DAY 2: 7th AUGUST 2019
ISFA U14 2 Aisling Annacotty 1
Day two started with another win for ISFA against strong opposition from Limerick in Ireland. ISFA had to absorb a lot of pressure but fought back from a one goal deficit thanks to strikes from Charlie Bramwell and Freddie Issaka.
ISFA U14 3 Bristol City 5
A real topsy turvy encounter saw isfa take the lead on three occasions but were pegged back by a determined Bristol City outfit. Josh Andrew, Freddie Issaka and Louis Crofts were on target in this encounter
ISFA U14 0 Preston North End 2
ISFA pushed the group stage winners all the way and had two glorious opportunities to break the deadlock. However, a strong Preston outfit scored from a corner and then grabbed a second late on to seal their place at the top of the table in the group stages.
ISFA U14 3 New York NCE 0
ISFA secured a third placed group finish and a semi final against Hull City after this victory. Third place out of eight is a superb achievement although they were made to work hard by this gritty American squad. Nick Tredre scored in the first stanza and it was tense until two late strikes from Archie Fitzgerald and Joe Townley sealed the three points.
DAY 1: 6th AUGUST 2019
ISFA U14 1 Kyoto 0
ISFA worked overtime to hold their talented Japanese opponents at bay Adam Lonsdale grabbed the decisive goal in the second stanza in a pulsating encounter
ISFA U14 1 Hull City 3
A first half strike from Louis Crofts put ISFA in charge as they produced some sublime football. However a quick fire burst after the break saw Hull emerge victorious in a bruising encounter
ISFA U14 2 Kilmarnock 1
ISFA rounded off the first day in style with a valuable win against SPL opposition Freddie Issaka and Benji Stanley put the boys in charge and despite Kilmarnock halving the deficit, ISFA held on to record a deserved win
Saturday 17th August
ISFA U14A v Bromley FC
ISFA U14B v East London Soccer Base
Sunday 18th August
ISFA U14A v Kent Schools
ISFA U14B V Histon FC
More fixtures to be confirmed.