EFAN BOWDEN-WILLIAMS scored EIGHT goals in the Under-14s extraordinary 27-1 win over Bangor City and he heads this week’s Colwyn Bay Academy Players of the week nominations.
An excellent defensive display by Cam Berry helped the Under-16s keep a clean shet to secure a 1-0 away win at Bangor, with William Owen-Ford getting the only goal of the game.
The full list of nominations from the various age group coaches is:
Alex put in a great performance in our game against Bangor on Saturday. He is new to the squad and has really settled in well.
His positional awareness in goal is really good for such a young Player and this really helped him pull off some superb saves.
It was a tough game for the team, but Alex’s shot stopping ensured that the lads stayed in it.
With so much improvement from him already, we are really looking forward to seeing him continue to develop.
Well done Alex. Keep up the hard work.
Head Of Foundation
Kian has had an outstanding week in both training and the match this week. Over the last few weeks we have encouraged Kian to use his speed to start driving at the opposition players and get into more attacking areas. Kian did this excellently in the game, beating his man with pace and power and then making the correct decision at the right time.
To top off his good performance Kian then scored a late equaliser with a powerful strike into the bottom corner. Well done Kian, keep up the good work.
U9’s Head coach
Michael gave a superb account of himself Saturday against Bangor, topping off a great week for him.
He always has a fantastic approach to his training and has really been getting his head down and working so hard on all aspects of his game.
Leading the line in recent games, Michael has been fantastic with his all round performance and contribution, always playing with great energy and pressing high and putting the opposition under pressure. In possession he is showing a real understanding and intelligence with his hold up play, making the ball stick with a superb first touch and then showing a real awareness, knowing where his team-mates are and then showing his ability to bring them into play with some quality through balls and link up play.
Well done Michael Keep up the hard work.
U10s Head Coach
Alfie has been improving week on week. He has taken on board our philosophy and has a great understanding of all these and you can tell that in his performances.
His individual responsibilities, in and out of possession, is assisting his team and setting a solid foundation as we move forwards.
Overall it has been a terrific first period of the season for Llywarch, showing a real high level of consistency with so many solid performances in the games played.
Part of a superb defensive line, he has contributed massively, providing a solid foundation and base.
Llywarch is such a tenacious and determined defender and is so difficult beat. His reading, anticipation and timings of his tackles are brilliant.
Llywarch always plays with so much energy an desire, always applying pressure to the forwards players, and is making great decisions with his tackles of when to stand up or the need to go to ground. He is so quick and his recovery pace to help out sweeping across and covering has been first class with some superb last ditch tackles.
In the last couple of games Llywarch has also scored some outstanding individual goals, showing the other side of his game, stepping in and joining the attack from deep, with some some superb dribbling and then some great composed finishes.
Well done Llywarch keep up the hard work.
Harrison put in a really solid performance on Sunday against Bangor. He played in two positions down the left and was superb in both.
Harrison’s ability to receive the ball on his back foot and get us forward quickly is a huge attribute for the team. He linked up superbly with our midfield when in a more defensive role.
Out of possession his positional awareness and ability to cut out a pass was great to see, especially as we had worked on this in training recently.
He has great pace and this is a huge asset for him.
Bangor couldn’t really deal with it as he looked to cut inside from wide positions and cause them all sorts of issues.
A really impressive performance from him on Sunday.
Well done Harrison.
Keep up the hard work.
U13s Head Coach
Efan produced an excellent centre forward’s display on Sunday, resulting in him scoring eight goals in a mammoth win.
His movement off the ball was excellent, consistently playing on the last line of defence, timing his runs perfectly. His finishes were calm and composed, and along with this he linked up play nicely with our midfield runners.
Well done Efan, keep up the good work.
Head of Youth Phase
As always Charlie gives 100% in training, and coming off the bench on Sunday, Charlie’s work rate, closing the opposition down, was superb, enabling us to get on the attack.
Well Done Charlie. Keep up the hard work
Russ & Zac
Since joining us, Cam has been working very hard on his game and fitness and the results are really starting to pay off for him.
Cam’s understanding of his roles and responsibilities seem clearer and his decision making with the ball under pressure is improving week on week.
What was good to see in our game with Bangor this week was the confidence Cam had to take the ball forward, stepping in to midfield, creating overloads and enabling us to move the ball into the final third much more easily.
Under pressure Cam, along with the rest of the back line, was resilient and attacked the ball on the front foot which resulted in us keeping a much deserved clean sheet which helped the team to a deserved win.