Roe Mill in Limavady played host to Brentford and Strikers from the USA in the second day of the Milk Cup Junior Section. It was the Bees who needed to respond after they fell to a 4-0 defeat to County Down yesterday .
Donegal SL v County Down – Junior Section Match Report
Donegal Schoolboys League were made to work hard for their 1-0 Junior Section win over a County Down side who will feel they could have got more from the match.
Liverpool v County Tyrone – Junior Section Match Report
Liverpool ran out convincing 6-0 winners over County Tyrone at the Ballymena Showgrounds, producing a clinical display of passing football to see off the threat of the local side.
Rangers v Sheffield United – Junior Section Match Report
A solitary goal from Zak Rudden four minutes from time was enough to give Rangers a deserved victory in wintery conditions at the Coleraine Showgrounds.
County Armagh v Swindon Town – Junior Section Match Report
County Armagh made the perfect start to their 2015 Milk Cup campaign by defeating Swindon Town 3-1 at a cold and blustery Anderson’s Park.
AS Roma USA v County Fermanagh – Junior Section Match Report
County Fermanagh got their Milk Cup campaign off to a disappointing start in Portrush following a 6-1 defeat to AS Roma USA.
County Antrim v North Dublin SL – Junior Section Match Report
Two superb second half goals from striker Ethan Galbraith helped County Antrim on their way to a comfortable 3-0 win over North Dublin SL in Broughshane.
Southampton v Zacatepec – Junior Section Match Report
Southampton got off to the best possible start in this year’s Junior Section with a fine 3-0 victory over Zacatepec of Mexico. The English Premier League side were on the front foot from the word go, with Jonathan Afalabi testing the goalkeeper with an early volley. The opening goal came after just ten minutes, when the impressive Jake Vokins went on a mazy run which caused confusion in the Zacatepec box. The ball was eventually cleared but only as far as Dan Bartlett, who struck his shot cleanly past the goalkeeper.
County Londonderry vs OC Blues – Junior Section Match Report
County Londonderry took on OC Blues from California in the opening match of the Milk Cup at Roe Mill in Limavady. It was County Londonderry who started the game with the higher intensity as they wouldn’t let the Americans settle in possession.
Sydney United vs Dundalk SL – Junior Section match report
Sydney United striker Mirza Muratovic dedicated his side’s Milk Cup Junior Section opening victory to his mum back in Australia.
Strikers vs Colina – Junior section match report
Strikers started strongly, immediately threatening in the opening minutes of the game. However, when Colina did have possession and attempted to go on the counter attack they struggled with the slippery conditions. The Strikers’ defensive set up proved too strong early on with the first of many excellent saves by the Striker goalkeeper, David Calva. The end to end football which followed resulted in excellent attacking play by the Strikers number 17 Leamzy Valdez. Whilst Colina’s number 11 Carlos Yanez and number 16 Alans Yanez linked up well just outside the box, Calva denied them the chance, comfortably saving a shot inside the box.
County Down Vs Brentford – Junior section match report
County Down met Brentford at Cloghwater Road today in the Milk Cup Junior Section, but it was County Down who prevailed, with a comfortable four to nil victory.
GPS FC Bayern vs Right to Dream – Junior Section match report
Right to Dream began their Milk Cup journey with an impressive performance. Both teams played their part in a cagey opening 10 minutes. There was little to choose between the two sides; Right to Dream dominating possession, but GPS FC Bayern looking threatening on the counter attack. Right to Dream were having most joy on the right hand side, Isaac Atanga a constant threat. In the early exchanges, GPS left back Tobias McKay Jnr was more than able to extinguish that threat, managing to have a few surging runs forward himself. The first chance fell to Right to Dream’s central midfielder, Modibo Diarrasouba who saw his good strike saved by GPS keeper Ryan Manning.
Focus On: County Down Milk Cup
This week we’re catching up with County Down, through Junior Coach and media man Rory Carson. And with only two weeks to go until the tournament kicks off, preparations are well under way.
DFMC 2015 – Fixtures & Results
Focus On: County Tyrone Milk Cup
This week we turn our attention to County Tyrone, who have both a Junior and Premier side preparing for this year’s Dale Farm Milk Cup in just a month’s time. Andy Kelly, PR Officer for the Tyrone took time out of his busy schedule to talk to us.
Dale Farm Milk Cup Welcomes Dream Teams
One of the most prolific forces in world youth football is set to light up the Dale Farm Milk Cup next month.
Focus On: County Fermanagh Milk Cup
The countdown to the Dale Farm Milk Cup is well and truly on with less than two months to go! One of the unique and special aspects of the tournament is that six representative sides from Northern Ireland compete in both the Junior and Premier sections – one for each County. We caught up with Sam Gamble from the County Fermanagh side, someone with plenty to keep him busy in the coming weeks juggling roles as assistant secretary, public relations officer and Junior Manager!
New date for Dale Farm Milk Cup Draw
The draw for the Dale Farm Milk Cup will take place in W5 at the Odyssey Belfast on Wednesday 24th June.
Rangers coach steps back in time at Dale Farm Milk Cup
Former Northern Ireland international Andy Kirk will again help spearhead Rangers’ search for success at this year’s Dale Farm Milk Cup.
Newcastle Star Aarons hopes Magpies Fly High
Newcastle United winger Rolando Aarons is backing the Magpies to make an impact at this summer’s Dale Farm Milk Cup.
Liverpool Boss Rodgers on importance of Dale Farm Milk Cup
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the importance of the Dale Farm Milk Cup in the development of young players at Anfield cannot be underestimated.
Dale Farm Milk Cup 2015 Gets Underway
Preparations for this year’s Dale Farm Milk Cup are well underway with young aspiring footballers looking forward for the opportunity to participate in one of Europe’s most famous Youth Football Tournaments.
Bertie Peacock Award Winners
Two of the home grown stars of last summer’s Dale Farm Milk Cup are reaping the benefits of their success.