Hurford and Holdsworth bag Honiton Town Demons Under-9 Man of the Match awards

PUBLISHED: 17:05 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:05 12 March 2013

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Honiton Town Under-9s travelled into Exeter for their latest Exeter and District Youth League games.

The Demons kicked things off with a game against Exeter Raiders and, opening with some crisp passing, raced into a two-goal lead with goals from Josh Edwards and Jake Mabbutt. After the break their lead was halved, but the two goal advantage was restored when Ross Hurford headed home a Lee Pullman corner. Jake Mabbut then took centre stage scoring four times. The hosts added two more with Town emerging 7-3 victors. Ross Hurford was named the Town Man of the Match.

Next up Demons took on West Exe and again made a positive start. However, the hosts grew in confidence and, despite some great work from defensive duo Ben Borkowski and Aidan Mavell, fell two down by half-time. After the break Jake Mabbutt got a goal back, but the hosts added two more to win 4-1. Midfielder Elliott Holdsworth was named the Demons Man of the Match.

The Town Devils opened up against Westexe and trailed to a most unfortunate deflection at the break. The second half started well, but with a few lapses of concentration, another goal was conceded. The team kept battling to the end despite shipping a late third. Joe Evans got Man of the Match for a great performance in goal. Next up Devils played Raiders and Sam Foster fired them into the lead only for the home side to net three. This led to the team losing all shape. There was a distinct lack of passing and communication as the team did not play the way that the coaches know they most certainly can!


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