We saw a lot of action on the starting day of 2018’s pro development tournament!
Our U14 teams kicked off the tournament with Sheffield’s own Sheffield United and Doncaster Rovers match came to an equal score of 0-0. Next we saw another Sheffield team, Sheffield Wednesday beat Leeds United 3-0. Leeds United then went on to equalise in their match against Sheffield United with the final scores being 2-2, in a close game. In Doncaster Rovers second match they faced defeat against Sheffield Wednesday with a 5-0 finish – looking forward to seeing Doncaster Rovers’ progression in their first ever Youdan Trophy!
We saw a new team emerge on top, GPS MA Elite Red Boys 2002, scoring a massive 6-2 against Maiden City in the first set of U16 matches of the tournament. We also saw a goal from ANB Futbol in the five minutes of their match against Wolves, but Wolves managed to steal the game back in the second half with the game resulting in a 2-1 win.
We finished off the days action with a close call game with fantastic performances from both Charlton and Seattle Sounders in our U14 group, with the game finishing in a 1-0 result to Seattle Sounders. Our U14’s matches for day one came to a close with returning teams Al Habsi from Oman and ANB Futbol coming over from Canada playing to a 3-0 finish to ANB Futbol.