ISFA U17 SOUTH 3 - 2 NON-LEAGUE U17 REPRESENTATIVES
This ISFA South match was held at the impressive Brentwood school and turned out to be another exciting game against a competitive Non-League F.A. representative team. Early chances were created by both teams and some excellent saves were made by ISFA’s goal keeper Adam Holder to keep the game at 0-0. The F.A. representative team took the lead just before half time with a finely driven strike from 25 yards into the top left corner. They then doubled their lead just after half time, with an angled shot into the bottom right side of the net. This sparked ISFA into life and Derry Duffy immediately pulled a goal back with a neat finish. ISFA continued to combine effective passes through the middle of their opponent’s half and Ryan Trevitt’s late double strike sealed a well-earned 3-2 score line.
ISFA U17 SOUTH BLUE 6 - 0 CORINTHIAN CASUALS
The ISFA U17 blue team faced an experienced Corinthian Casuals outfit on a wet and windy afternoon at Charterhouse School. The first half was an even affair with both teams having good chances to take the lead. An excellent save from Adam Holder ensured that the score remained goalless at half time. ISFA started in a positive manner after the break and soon took the lead after Cillian Webb pounced on a defensive error. Fitness and injuries took their toll on the Corinthians and ISFA went on to score a further 5 goals. Brayan Villazon scored a brace and Zachary Sampson-Regal, Luke Coupland and Ryan Trevitt finished off the scoring to cap an excellent second half performance.
ISFA U17 SOUTH RED 1 - 2 KENT SCHOOLS
The Kent representative team started strong and provided an early competitive edge to their attacking play during this match at Charterhouse School.
ISFA’s goalkeeper Hauserman made two fine saves midway through the first half, while Williams and Kemsley’s excellent block shot defending helped keep this close contested game even at 0-0. The ISFA team took the lead just before half time, when Richardson cut in from the left and finished with a near post shot. Kent continued to look an attacking threat from set plays during the 2nd half, while the ISFA players created more counter-attacking opportunities to double their lead. Impressive saves from ISFA’s Lockyer denied the County side an equaliser, but eventually Kent did manage to sweep in a rebound and level the score from close range. Towards the end, both teams went full out to gain the winning goal. However, it was Kent who took the honours, when they overloaded an attack and tapped in the decisive goal in the last minute of play.
U17 Final National Trial
Sunday 24th November (14:00)