Aberdeenshire Cup Final

Aberdeenshire Cup Final

Alford travelled once again to Lawsondale Pitches in Westhill to face Ellon Academy in the U15 Girls Football Aberdeenshire Cup Final.
This time a full squad was available for the match.
Alford started very strongly with some excellent passing and opened the scoring in under 2 minutes by a great goal from Becky. Alford were in full control of the match and were soon 3 goals up in 5 minutes. The other scores being Rachel and Darcie. Ellon had a few attempt in attack but the Alford defence held strong and were able to clear the ball.
It was all one-way traffic and Alford scored again in the 8th minute, once again by Becky. 3 more goals appeared before half time from Darcie, Lucy and Becky.

Half time: Ellon 0 v 7 Alford.

In the second half Alford took their foot of the gas slightly. Ellon scored in the 37th min as the game went from end to end with Alford missing a few chances. Darcie scored in the 64th min then Rachel in the 65th min.
The sun came out in the second half and it became very warm for the players. With both teams tiring Ellon scored their second in the 66th min with Becky replying in the 68th min. With the game almost over Ellon got their third goals in the 69th min.

Final score Ellon 3 v 10 Alford
Scorers: Becky (4), Darcie (3), Rachel (2), Lucy (1).

It was a fantastic way to end the season. Aberdeenshire League Champions, Aberdeenshire Cup Champions and runners up in the North of Scotland Cup.

Congratulations to all the girls for their commitment and effort this season.

Many thanks to all the parents and family members who came along to support the girls today.

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