Downpatrick under 14’s get back to winning ways with a hard earned victory against Windmill Stars, click on the link below to read more…
Saturday 25th September – LYFL under 14’s
Downpatrick FC 4 v Windmill Stars 2
From the first whistle Downpatrick put Windmill under pressure and had them on the back foot with their keeper making three or four good saves. Five minutes into the game a long ball catches the Downpatrick defence out and the Windmill striker hits a shot from 25 yards out, Chris McElroy in the Downpatrick nets got his hand to it but couldn’t keep it out.
From the resulting restart Downpatrick put them under pressure again and were rewarded with a corner which Windmill clear but only as far as Calam Mulqueen, he passes it through to Matthew Robinson who equalises with a great finish. Downpatrick went in front immediately when Ben McKibben made no mistake from just inside the box.
Half Time: Downpatrick FC 2 v Windmill Stars 2
The second half was end to end, Downpatrick hit post and crossbar and had another couple of chances but the Windmill keeper made some good saves. A long ball again wasn’t cleared by the Downpatrick defence and the Windmill striker was allowed to shoot and gave McElroy no chance in the net. Downpatrick sealed the points in the final ten minutes with two quick goals through Ben McKibben and Luke McLaughlin.