Brierfield Celtic Under 13’s Red earn place in cup semi-final

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BRIERFIELD Celtic Under 13s Red backed up their record win by earning a place in the cup semi-final for the first time.

The side beat Rossendale 20-1, with six goals from Bradley Titherington, five from Ryan McGinty, four from Ben Kelly, a Cain Buck hat-trick, and two from Jonny Davies.

Celtic then beat West End 9-0 in the cup quarter-final. They led 3-0 at half-time wqith goals from Davies, McGinty and Buck.

McGinty took his tally to four with a second-half hat-trick, while Buck grabbed two more before Titherington scored the goal of the game.

Celtic’s newest team, the Under 7s, put on a great display to beat Mill Hill from Blackburn. Man of the match was Cameron Brown.

The Under 8s put in another outstanding performance at Trawden Celtic.

Bailey Dickson, Tom Drake, Johnny Stevenson and Joe Livesey - who scored six - were on target, with Louis Rodgers named man of the match.

Celtic’s Under 15s Red made it four wins out of four, with a 10-1 victory over SC United at Parsons Clough.

Stuart Burnett scored five, Bradley Brown scored a hat-trick and there were further goals from Rahill Sidiq and Oliver Miller.

They backed that up with a 6-0 win over Colne Red with hat-tricks from George Bury and Burnett.

BARROWFORD Celtic Under 13s Blacks beat Fulledge Colts 5-3.

Celtic were on top from the start and never let the pressure off.

Although the stronger team, Fulledge took the lead with a super shot, but Ryan McGinty soon hit back with two in the the first half.

The half-time talk did the trick and Celtic came out fighting. Two goals from Luke Noonan and one from star man Scott Simpson finished Fulledge off and saw the Blacks through to the next round of the cup.

COLNE Under 15s Blue beat SC United by a solitary goal.

In a hard-fought game, Colne went in front through Matthew Pates’ smart finish in the first half.

Despite several other good chances, hitting the post and a disallowed goal, Colne could not increase their lead.

Man of the match Sam Day enjoyed a fine game for Colne in midfield.

Colne Under 13s picked up their first league win of the season as they beat Barrowford Celtic 3-2, after being 2-0 down.

Levi Hart pulled a goal back after a neat turn and shot on the edge of the six yard box, and Elliot Foster equalised after a goalmouth scramble, before netting the winner. Luke Wells was the star man.