Brierfield Celtic hit late winner

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Brierfield Celtic Under 14s Red came away from Accrington Academy with all three points after a 2-1 win over Greyhound Ford Juniors.

Greyhound took the lead midway through the second half after a quick breakaway, but even though they had their noses in front, Celtic kept knocking at the door.

Their hard work paid off with five minutes to go as Jack Burrows hit a sweet strike from outside the box that sailed over the Greyhound keeper.

And even better was to come with a late corner from Cain Buck, Jack Burrows again meeting it first time with his head to give Celtic their first three points of the season.

Brierfield Celtic Under 11s Blue enjoyed a 10-0 win over Barrowford Celtic.

Nathan Allan scored four, and Luke Hutton a brace, with James Dean, William Sledding, Joel Dolan and Bailie Copland also on target.

Man of match was awarded to Thomas Halsted in this cuo encounter.

Celtic’s Under 9s saw off their main rivals in the cup on Sunday, beating Barrowford 3-1.

The Brierfield boys played an outstanding game, keeping the opposition at bay.

Terrific goals from Bailey Dickson and Joe Livesey sealed victory, and midfielder, Tom Drake was crowned man of the match for his outstanding performance.

The Under 9s were on the back of an excellent tournament season, having finished runners-up in the Ribble Valley Tournament.

They advanced to the final, before losing out in a fiercely-contested game against Globe.

The sides had previously met in the group stages with Celtic winning the match.

Celtic didn’t give up and battled until the final whistle.