03/04/2019 U10s vs N Tawton Cup Semi Final

Exeter and District Cup Semi Final

Westexe U10s vs North Tawton City

 

Under floodlights at the great facility provided by Axminster Town late on Wednesday evening, our Under 10s prepared to face North Tawton.

The nerves of the occasion were clear to see but we worked hard at relaxing the squad in the hope their performances would match those of late.

The game kicked off late (8:20pm) and the contest was good. North Tawton better at keeping the ball but faced with a solid defence had their own problems dealing with the Westexe break, much akin to the Salah, Firmino and Mane trio now in the form of Charlie, Jayden and Lucas.

HT 0-0

The 2nd half saw North Tawton turn the screw and net their first after 5 minutes. The pain in the Westexe players faces was instantly clear to see and unfortunately that saw the beginning of the end of the Wolves fantastic cup run.

Nothing should be taken away from our boys in blue and neither should anything be taken from North Tawton, booking their deserved place in the Final as the better team on the day.

The day was topped with some lovely words from North Tawton Coach Steve who picked the boys up after a crushing defeat.

Great support from the sidelines and a fantastic experience for all involved.

 

Final score 0-5

Simon Piper

Father of 3, Harry and Lewis who play in the U9s and 10s respectively for Westexe, and James who is already on the team sheet for the Westexe U7s of the 2023/2024 season! Lifelong lover of football who joined Westexe in 2015 when bringing Lewis to his first training session with Simon Partridge (Head Coach). 4 years later he finds himself a coach of Westexe under 10s and administrator of the club web pages and social media.