Emphatic victory for Under-14s

Forfar Boys U-14s recorded a comprehensive twelve goals to nil home win against Drumgeith last Sunday.

They completely overran their visitors and although their football was once again pleasing on the eye at times, a bit more composure in the final third may have yielded even more goals.

The Forfar squad comprised Beattie, Mitchell, Crozier, Fotheringham, Roy, Simpson, Shortridge, Baillie, Davidson, Edward, Rigby, Ferrier, Norrie and Duncan.

Forfar opened the scoring straight away when Shortridge fired home a free-kick from out on the left.

It was soon two-nil when Davidson finished from inside the box after good work from Simpson on the left.

Edward then hit the woodwork but the rebound just eluded Davidson at the back post.

The third goal came when Rigby broke through the middle and placed the ball into the corner of the net after a good ball from Baillie.

Mitchell fired a free-kick from the right into the keeper’s hands as Forfar kept the visitors pushed back, then the same player saw his effort direct from a corner appear to cross the line before it was cleared to Edward who also seemed to get a header over the line before the ball was eventually cleared.

Rigby saw an effort go just past the front post from a Baillie corner, before Simpson and Edward worked a good move down the left but Simpson fired his effort straight at the keeper.

Roy then stabbed a shot straight at the keeper from a Mitchell corner.

However, it wasn’t long before Forfar did get a fourth as Shortridge powered a header into the net from a Mitchell corner.

The fifth goal came when Simpson and Edward combined well down the left to set up Ferrier who fired home.

Man-of-the match Roy then worked his way down the right and crossed for Ferrier to score a sixth. Shortridge made it seven when he fired home a free-kick after Fotheringham was fouled.

Ferrier scored the eighth when Baillie and Roy worked the ball down the right to set him up in the six yard box. Edward crossed from the left for Roy but his shot went past the post just before another cross from Edward, this time from the left, was fired home by the left foot of Baillie for goal number nine.

Forfar changed things about on the park with players moving into different positions with goalkeeper Beattie moving up front.

He made an immediate impact when his shot hit the post and Ferrier netted the rebound for a tenth goal. Baillie then did some good work to set up Edward to finish in the corner as Forfar made it eleven. Shortridge then forced a good save from the visiting keeper before he set up Edward through the middle for Forfar’s twelfth.