It was a weekend of endings and new beginnings for the club as Emeralds (U18) played their last match on Saturday having started as U9 girls, and our newest mini-kickers Fireballs (U5/U6) had their first session this Sunday.
Congratulations Emeralds and thank you!
U18 Emeralds last game against Chesham United. Emeralds lost 3-2 but played with enjoyment and pride, to see out their final game as a team.
Some of the girls have been with the club since U9, learning and developing into the talented young ladies they are. Each game they played was about team work and having fun. Doing their club proud, winning lots of trophies over the years.
Many are now stepping up to join the MK City Ladies. Massive well done Emeralds, you served and did MK City FC proud.
Reminder – in accordance with FA rules we do not publish the results of teams participating in U7 to U11 games. We celebrate effort, teamwork and participation in the younger teams.
Lightning (U9) SPONSORED BY Top Diner
MK City Lightning played out an exciting MKDDL Holland encounter with MK Galacticos
The game saw two very evenly matched teams going toe to toe for fully 55 minutes, it was certainly a game of two halves, with Galacticos having the best of the opening half, before Lightning came roaring back in the second half, scoring a great goal through James who was played in by a superb pass by Theo
A great advert for U9 football and thanks to Simon for officiating.
In the afternoon the Lightning team headed to Stadium MK to take part in the MK Dons pitchside challenge, the boys did so well, with Barney putting the ball through the 3 and 5 hole!
Everyone represented MK City really well and enjoyed their moment in the limelight, being shown live on the Stadium MK big screens.
A truly great day of Lightning football!
Jets (U11) sponsored by WAC Agency
Very evenly matched game which we managed to win. Our goal scorer was Martha with Eloise assisting her goal. We have good performances from many players including our 2 new players Chloe and Faith.
Girl of the match was Scarlett who saved 2 good shots in the first half while in goal and played the last 10min in midfield too.
Jades (U10) sponsored by Tarbox Cleaning Services
Stotfold Junior v MK City Jades
Mk City Jades travelled to Stotfold this morning, the girls started the game really well and created a lot chances but was unable to convert them. The girl’s kept working hard, playing some great football and it resulted with them taking the lead in the 3rd quarter. Hannah dribbled past 2 Stotfold players before putting in the bottom corner with her left foot.
Great performance from all the girls.
Player of the match: Summer
Tigers (U7) Sponsored by DH Construction
Tigers had a fantastic game this weekend against City Colts U7 Lions and it was certainly a goaltastic match! Between the two teams 10 goals were scored in a nailbiting match where the goals kept on coming.
The team played so well and we couldn’t have been prouder of them all as they’ve really taken on some of the feedback from recent matches. Every single player stepped his game up this week and it’s become really hard to choose the player of the match.
Quality goals this week from Frankie, Fraser and Rafi (his first match goal), with an awesome assist by Teddy.
Man of the match was Tanush
Parents Player was Leo
Tiger’s Eye (U14) sponsored by WAC Agency
After not playing for 5 weeks due to lack of fixtures the Tigereye welcomed Flitwick in the cup.
The sun was out and both teams were up for this one.
Tigereye’s new player Gabby had a great debut and looks to be a fantastic addition to the team.
We were disappointed to go in 2-0 down at half time against we felt the run of play. But have no arguments with the goals. Keeper Kacey needed a ice pack after getting a hand to the rocket of a strike with the first goal and the second was a free kick any professional would be proud of.
Flitwick came out strong in the second half. City pulled one back with Lauren knocking the ball through to captain Sophie. 1-2 GAME ON !!!!!
Both teams battled hard and wanted the win. Some fantastic football was played by both teams and they were all an absolute credit to both sets of managers.
Flitwick took the win, Mk City wish them the all the best in the next round.
Oppositions player Gabby
Parents player Amelie
Managers player Caitlin
It was a bright sunny morning that greeted the Jaguars for their first match in 3 weeks (thanks to the terrible weather we’ve seen recently). Everybody was smiling, raring to go and more than ready for the match!
Both sides started well and it was evenly matched for a majority of the first half. Both teams were defending well, creating opportunities with some intricate passing and players from both teams came close to scoring on more than one occasion however, it was Stewkley that struck first after 25 minutes. After some fantastic pressing play they struck again only 2 minutes later, 2-0 at half-time but a very evenly matched game so far and some very enjoyable football for all the spectators!
The 2nd half started in much the same way the first half ended, end-to-end football with some great passing and moving. Stewkley took another opportunity to make it 3-0 but the Jaguars struck back straight away with a well taken penalty by Riley. Both sides continued to press and we were treated to some excellent football – a real joy to watch. With the clock counting down and some very tired legs on the pitch the Jaguars conceded on 46 minutes and again on 59, with literally seconds left. Although the match finished 5-1 to Stewkley, the Jaguars put on a real display. We were privileged to watch some very creative attacking football and it was a very mature performance all round.
MOM awards were given to Samuel who stood in as reserve goalkeeper and made multiple one-on-one and fingertip saves to deny Stewkley more goals. Haydon also won MOM for a fantastic performance with his visionary through balls and creative play. Everybody was grateful to be back playing again and it was great to see so many smiling faces after the match.
Stewkley are a fantastic mixed team (which is great to see) and they gave everything they had to earn their win. We wish them all the best for the rest of the season!
Wolves (U9) sponsored by ANV Measurement Systems
Wolves put in a stellar display at a good AFC Oakley team on a brisk Saturday morning.
In the first half Oakley started brightly and were a threat but Wolves slowly grew into the game and in the second half the boys really turned it on.
We welcomed Flynn back into the squad today and he was like a Rolls Royce at the back today, tackling, blocking and distributing the balls into attack. With the ever dependable Riley in front of him, Pedro in goal had a quiet half, but did brilliantly whenever called upon.
Eden, Dries, Jake and Albie were causing havoc for the opposition today, driving at them and passing brilliant. Elliot once again was excellent in midfield and his ability to find a pass from deep, as well as his long throw, was invaluable today. Wolves’ goals all came in the second half with Eden grabbing two and Dries and Jake chipping in with one each.
Max did well, as always, in his centre back role but took up an unfamiliar position on the left wing in the second half and was excellent, running the length of the pitch in defence and attack.
Man of the Match today was Jake who looked confident passing the ball and using some trickery around the box to create chances and topped his display off with a great goal, well done Jake!
Lions (U16) sponsored by Makewell
Lions put Walton to the sword with a 6-1 win. Lions started well and were on the front foot straight from kick off putting the Walton back 4 under sustained pressure with an aggressive press playing the game plan of winning the ball back high up the pitch that the boys maintained through the whole game. The first came on 10mins a lovely slotted finish from Trivon who is in great form so far scoring his 12th of the season. The second from Jenson followed quickly after.
The ball broke from a corner to him on the edge of the box, he skipped a challenge before rifling into the bottom corner. The 3rd from Chris came after some great football down the right involving 5 players got trivon in behind the back line. He skipped a challenge from the keeper and picked out Chris in the 6 yard box for him to slot home his 12th of the season. Number 4 also came from Chris, this time a worldie from 25 yards finding the top corner, a special goal for number 13 of the season. Lions pressure and movement of the ball was too much for Walton and a fifth was added by Skipper Mikey a smart finish from a Jenson corner.
The second half was a much the same play and deserved more than the 1 scored but the 6th came midway through the half when some excellent 2 touch football from back to front got Little Josh in behind, a Walton defender tried to get back at him but only managed to flick Josh’s effort over a stranded keeper.
All in all a great performance from the boys and they adapted really well to the new team shape.
MOM- whole squad
Amazing performance to make it 3 wins on the bounce
Crystals (U18) sponsored by J Cresswell Landscaping
Our U18 Crystals travelled to Edlesborough to play top of the table EB Lions, but soon found themselves a goal down, a heavily wind assisted corner deceiving the keeper.
Crystals then scored twice to go 2-1 ahead through Rozalia Zycinska, before EB equalised through a freak free kick that took a horrible bounce and looped over Crystals unlucky keeper again!EB went in at half time 3-2 after their striker fired a fine shot in from the age of the area.
Crystals were dominating the second half, playing with the wind, but it was EB who extended their lead, with another fine strike from their striker, with their first attack of the half. From then on it was all Crystals. Madi Sharp pulled one back, but Crystals couldn’t quite get the equaliser that they at the very least deserved.
POTM was Ella Barber.
Sapphires (U12) sponsored by BQI Protection
Sapphires we’re looking to extend their winning run to 9 games in a row against mid-table Tattenhoe.
The first half was an even affair both sides creating chances and taking some of them. Sapphires went in 3-2 up at half-time, Ava Martuccio getting all three.
Sapphires we’re on top in the second half but couldn’t extend their lead and paid the price when Tattenhoe broke and equalised with 15 minutes left to play.
Sapphires weren’t quite finished though and in the last 10, Ava added another and then Shania Ismail added a fifth to make 5-3.
Tough game for the girls, who had to dig deep to find the result but again they managed to find a way.
Jaspers (U9) sponsored by Brioche Pasquier
Jaspers U9 travelled to Shefford to play them in a cup game. Started off brilliant with scoring a goal but then Shefford pushed up and it allowed them to score.
At half time it was equal and Jaspers had to push. Overall a brilliant game with all the girls giving their all.
Allegra got managers player and Sienna got parents player.