Search

Lyndhurst are penalty kings at Windsor tournament

12:05 12 June 2014

Lyndhurst U16s

Lyndhurst U16s

Archant

Goalkeeper Sam Barlow was the hero for Lyndhurst Under-16s as they emerged victorious on penalties at the Windsor FC Youth Tournament.

Support your community by viewing your local businesses

Please wait

You will be able to read the article in 5 seconds

Thank you for supporting your local community

You may now read the article

Lyndhurst proved to be the tournament’s penalty specialists, winning both their quarter-final and semi-final ties on spot-kicks courtesy of some fine saves by Barlow.

That put them into the final against Southcote Colts and, despite having the better of the game, they were denied by a combination of the keeper and the woodwork.

With extra time failing to produce a goal, Lyndhurst faced their third shoot-out of the tournament – and the sides remained neck and neck as the keepers stepped up to the spot.

Barlow pulled off a tremendous stop to deny his opposite number and then kept his composure to slot the next kick into the bottom left-hand corner and clinch the trophy for Lyndhurst.

Latest Sport Stories

Wed, 18:26
Islington Schools Running League

Mossbourne Academy pair Luca Minale and Nile McKenzie clinched victories in the Islington Schools Running League with two races to spare.

Wed, 18:12
FC Unity Under-12s

Alex Smith and Rees Jones both registered braces as FC Unity Under-12s routed Crown & Manor 7-2 to keep pace with the Camden & Islington League leaders.

Wed, 18:00
England captain Matt Dean at the Blind World Cup

England captain Matt Dean says his team have learned a great deal from their experience at the Blind World Cup despite defeat in the semi-finals.

Wed, 17:54
Gladstone Wanderers (white/red) vs Boston Celtic in the Jack Morgan Cup. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Gladstone Wanderers gave fellow Division Three side Boston Celtic a 5-0 thrashing to book a place in the second round of the Jack Morgan Cup.

Most read sport

And they have a role to play in saving their species.

Twinkle, twinkle you little stars – thanks for making your homes so festive.

Offers for university places are at a record high.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the $m.global.archantvariables.NewspaperTitle e-edition today E-edition