Seaton Town Under-16s make impressive start to their first season in new league

PUBLISHED: 10:51 09 September 2014 | UPDATED: 10:51 09 September 2014

Seaton Town Under-16s made a splendid start to their life in the Exeter and District League.

The team, managed by Andrew Franklin switched to the Saturday morning league after spending the last few season sin the Sunday East Devon Youth League.

Their opening game saw them entertain Exmouth-based Brixington Blues. Town took a deserved lead when Lewis Pearson headed home an Ollie Binnion cross. A superb strike from the impressive Cameron Brown restored parity, but a lively Seaton were soon back in charge with Max Richardson applying a good finish to a slick team move. Blues claimed a share of the spoils when Brown scored his second. Seaton’s Tony Pinder suffered a knock to his head late in the first half which needed paramedic attention, but thankfully he was ok. Ollie Binnon, who is usually the Seaton midfield general, but owing to unavailability had to step back and marshal the defence, was the Seaton Town Man of the Match.

Boss Franklin said: “I am so pleased with the team. Everyone put a shift in and they have made the switch to this league in good style. It was a worry when Tony (Pinder) received the blow to his head from a knee. However I understand that he was all right later.

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