The Under 18 side are in League action tonight (Thursday), taking on Stourbridge at Old School Lane (7.30pm kick off).
Dan Chance’s side are unbeaten in 2019 in the Midland Floodlit Youth League, and swept aside Hinton to reach the Semi-Final of the HFA Giantkillers Cup last Thursday. They currently lie sixth in the table, two places above the Glassboys. Admission is £3 adults and free for Under 16s, with the clubhouse open for refreshments.
At the weekend the Academy had a full set of wins in Cup fixtures. The Under 13’s beat Cheltenham in the Junior Premier League Shield, while the Under 14’s beat RTC South Somerset with Freddie Parker netting a hat-trick in the JPL Cup.
The Under 16 side had double duty over the weekend, with Head Coach Matt Aubrey carefully managing game time to meet FA guidelines. They beat RTC North Somerset on Saturday morning in the JPL Cup, with Archie Muirhead and Will Powell netting twice each, before beating Wellington in the HFA Youth Cup on Sunday afternoon, with Tom Hamilton netting five.
The U12 side had a friendly at Cheltenham, being defeated in a competitive match.
Our Women’s team suffered their worst result of the season in the Midwest Counties Female Football League, losing at title challengers Cookley Sports in a one-sided affair.