Results W/E 10th April 2022

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Kensington Dragons Results W/E 10th April 2022

Just a handful of games took place as the Dragons enjoy half-term.

The Firsts narrowly lost 2-3 to Stonewall at home. After a solid string of good results, the Dragons’ efforts to maintain their winning streak were scuppered against a belligerent Stonewall. Regardless, the Firsts put on a resilient performance, linking up well and scoring good goals. It is on to the next fixture as the Dragons prepare to go on the road to Clapton.

The Blues played a friendly against the Old Dragonians.

The U11 Boys beat Princess Park 1-0 at home. This was a tight, hard-fought match where the Dragons did well to score in the first half and then tenaciously defend their slender lead. There were attacking moves from both sides, but it was the single goal that decided the match.

The U12 Boys were beaten 0-2 away at Harrow St Marys. Despite a good performance, the Dragons were just overcome on the road in this mid-table clash. The Dragons will come back after the Easter break with a spring in their footballing step.

The U13 Boys drew 0-0 with Brook House away in the League Trophy. While a nil-nil draw sounds boring, this game was everything but. Despite Brookhouse having beaten the Dragons twice in the league this season to gain promotion, the Dragons were all over them in the first half and created chance after chance. On another day, the Dragons would have been 3 up by half time. Brookhouse were lucky not to concede. The second half was more even but still open, leading to a nerve-wracking ending. Ultimately, a draw was a fair result.

The U14 Boys did not play.
The U15 Boys had no game.
The U16 Boys had no game.
The U10 Boys trained.
All five Girls squads had no games.

Results W/E 3rd April 2022

With half term there were fewer matches but with, yet again, the Firsts leading the way:

The Firsts beat Indian Gymkhana 3-0 away in the Premiership. The Dragons extended their outstanding run of form with another stellar performance. They controlled the game for long periods, capped with well-worked goals. A clean sheet was the cherry on the footballing top.

The Blues’ game to Hillingdon Abbots was postponed.

The Old Dragonians were beaten 0-3 at home by Hare & Hounds. An even game which swung on a 2-minute spell, 5 minutes before half time, with the visitors 0-1 up: The ODs midfielder put in an inviting cross that was met by a header that smashed against the post – a minute later H&H scored a second to win the division.

The U16 Boys just lost 0-2 to Hanwell Town at home. Against a Premier Division team, the Dragons spent much of the first half defending. A defensive mistake gave Hanwell their first goal and a penalty awarded in the second doubled their lead. This was not the Dragons best effort – yet the 9 points from the first 3 group matches should still put them through to the next round of the League Trophy Cup.

The U15 Boys had no game.

The U14 Boys did not play.

The U13 Boys beat Celtic 3-1 at home in the League Trophy Cup. The Dragons dominated from the start, playing sumptuous passing football. By the break, the Dragons were already 3 up thanks to a first half hattrick by their No. 9. The Dragons then held their own after switching styles and, despite conceding a rebound, ended the game on top.

The U12 Boys had no game.

The U11 Boys were beaten 1-4 away at Pinnstars. With the bulk of the Dragons’ squad absent this was a brave outing for the Dragons who almost pulled off an unexpected win as they created numerous real goal scoring opportunities.

The U10 Boys trained.

The U16 Girls had no game.

The U14 Girls had no game.

The U13 Girls were narrowly beaten 1-3 at home by Most Wanted Elite. In a hotly contested game, the tremendous effort and spirit shown by the Dragons roused huge applause. The Dragons goal scored straight from a corner is a possible contender for “Goal of the Season”.

The U12 Girls had no game.

The U11 Girls lost to Actonians away. It was a hard game for the Dragons who were missing 5 players on holiday. Despite the disadvantage, the Dragons dug deep and played well in the first half, going into the break only 1-2 down. Actonians pulled away in the second half, but the Dragons kept their heads up and played hard until the end.

Results W/E 27th March 2022

Yet again the First Team lead the way as the clocks changed to confuse some:

The Firsts beat Sporting Hackney 1-0 at home. This was a hard-fought game on the sun-baked hard pitch. The Dragons sealed the win with a quality strike to which Sporting could not find a reply. In a testament to their new training regime, the Firsts are working hard and setting the bar high.

The Blues had no game and the Old Dragonians trained.

The U16 Girls had no game.

The U14 Girls outclassed Alexandra Park away to win 8-0. The title chasing Dragons headed to AP remembering that the home fixture had given them some issues. The Dragons dominated from start to finish. Chances galore were created and AP just could not cope with the Dragons intensity. The 8-0 win was a just reward for the Dragons whose attention now turns to a Cup clash with professional neighbours QPR.

The U13 Girls narrowly lost 2-4 away to AFC Leyton. It is difficult to be consistent with so many players absent. Despite all the Dragons battled hard and there were some excellent performances but, alas, not enough to churn out a win. In football there is always a game next week to put right the wrongs.

The U12 Girls were awarded a satisfying automatic away win over Actonians who could not field a team.

The U11 Girls beat Acton Ealing Whistlers 5-3 away. ‘What an amazing game!’ to quote the Manager at the post match press conference. The Dragons played their best game of the season and were on the front foot for the entire match. Solid high pressing, countless shots on goal, great passing and positioning left the Dragons ending on Cloud 9.

The U16 Boys beat Forest United 6-0 away in the League Trophy group stage. This match against Forest was seen as great challenge given the Dragons two earlier league losses. The Dragons fielded a strong side and the opposition coach was left bemoaning his own weakened squad. The result was a 10-man opposition and a comfortable 6 goal win for the Dragons which should push them into the next stage of the League Trophy.

The U15 Boys were awarded an automatic home win in their Cup Group Match against Bessingby Park Rangers who defaulted.

The U14 Boys were beaten 1-4 away by London Athletic. Although only mustering 10 to face LA, the Dragons started well and played good passing football with an early goal. An unfortunate rebound saw the teams go in level at half time. The brave ten Dragons tired in the second half against a full-strength opposition who called on a full complement of subs. A hearty performance, nonetheless.

The U13 Boys won 7-4 in a thrilling away game at Titans. In the first half the Dragons needed composure and calm as the Titans high line set dastardly offside traps. Regardless, the Dragons went into the break 2-1 up. After a halftime motivational talk, centred on playing the Dragons’ own game, the second period was better with great goals and a hattrick for the captain. With a 4-win streak, the Dragons end the league season on a high and take solid form into the trophy competition next week.

The U12 Boys lost 0-3 to Elite Magic at home. Despite a tricky period of results not quite going the Dragons’ way, they have two more league games to show what they are made of and put into practice their hard work at training.

The U11 Boys just lost 1-2 to Harrow St Marys at home. The Dragons turned possession into chances but were unable to find the right finish. Errors led to being 0-2 down until the Dragons finally converted, but despite a strong finish, the comeback was too late and they ran out of time.

The U10 Boys trained.

Results W/E 20th March 2022

A glorious spring weekend saw the Firsts again lead the way:

The Firsts beat Premiership Leaders FC Soma 4-1 away. The Dragons controlled the match, and it was only a controversial penalty that allowed Soma a consolation goal. The Dragons looked leggy and tired in the first half, inspiration took hold in the second and they came alive. A well-taken hattrick contributed along the victorious way to earn the Dragons a massive three points.

The Blues were beaten at home to Hammersmith. This was a tough result for the Blues who know they could have won. The Dragons looked a slightly depleted side but will bounce back in true style as they have done before.

The Old Dragonians drew 1-1 with FC Willesden at home. A fantastic result for the Dragons against top of the league Willesden. The Dragons had demonstrated quality and calm to deprive their local rivals of an away victory.

The U16 Boys won 2-1 at home against Prem Division London Tigers in the League Trophy group stage. The Dragons dominated to score early with a brilliant header from a corner. Given possession and chances, a second goal should have come but the Tigers equalised from their own corner. Incredible energy from the Dragons front three created a controversial chance as the ball seemingly went out of play, but the Dragons’ winger ‘played to the whistle’ and scored with a minute left. Plenty of debate ensued between the opposition manager and referee but the Dragons ultimately won.

The U15 Boys were awarded an automatic away win in their League Trophy tie as Old Actonians could not raise a team.

The U14 Boys drew 3-3 to Pinnstars at home. After an early goal from Pinnstars the Dragons fought back and found a reply from a long ball and clinical finish. Pinnstars, however, scored another and a well-contested first half finished 1-2. The second half saw the Dragons move up a gear, score twice to make it 3-2, and look to bank 3 points. A late corner alas caught the Dragons napping and Pinnstars incredibly equalised.

The U13 Boys had no game.

The U12 Boys were closely beaten 1-3 away at Sintra AFA. It was 1-1 at half time, with Sintra scoring first followed by a Dragons equaliser. The rest of the game was tough, and the Dragons know they were not beaten by a better side but a more prepared one. Despite a valiant effort, it wasn’t the visitors’ day.

The U11 Boys were just beaten 0-1 away by Little Tigers. The Dragons dominated but couldn’t find the back of the net, as Little Tigers parked the bus. The hunt for the win left the Dragons open at the back and they were caught out right at the end on the counterattack.

The U10 Boys trained.

The U16 Girls were beaten away by Highbury Wolves in the league. After playing HW for the second time in a fortnight, the Dragons were perhaps wary and weary as the Wolves found encouragement from playing at home. Despite scoring a great goal, it wasn’t enough for retribution this time round.

The U14 Girls were awarded an automatic away win against Ickenham who pulled out of the contest.

The U13 Girls drew 1-1 with Actonians at home. The Dragons put on a gutsy performance to come away with a point on Saturday’s early fixture. They will return to training this week with many positives to take forward as the Dragons look to replicate their early season form.

The U12 Girls narrowly lost 1-2 to Alexandra Park at home. The Dragons played extremely well in very windy conditions, letting in an early goal but not dropping heads. After a much better second half, the Dragons finally scored a historic goal in the last 10 mins to reward their hard graft.

The U11 Girls were beaten 0-3 at home by Vicky Park Rangers. It wasn’t the Dragons’ best game and despite having the upper hand in the opening stages and all playing well individually, they just could not create the right chances on goal.

Results W/E 13th March 2022

The Firsts lead the charge on this crisp spring-like weekend to secure their place in the Premiership Cup Final:

The Firsts beat Brentham FC 1-0 away to reach the Final of the Alec Smith Premiership Cup. The Dragons scored a quick footed goal and then held steady in defence. This was a strong performance from the Firsts who have been duly rewarded for their hard work.

The Blues had no game.

The Old Dragonians were beaten 0-3 by Inter SFC in their much-postponed Semi Final. The repeated postponements due to waterlogged pitches proved a disadvantage to the Dragons as it lead to vital players having to be absent. The Dragons can howver hold their heads up high for the jubilation they brought the Club with this electric Cup run.

The U16 Boys beat League Leaders Brunswick 4-2 at home. The Dragons game plan was to put immediate pressure on Brunswick’s back three. Before Brunswick woke up it was 4-0 to the Dragons. Two second half goals gave Brunswick some hope but the Dragons defence and, in particular, their goalie remained resolute to ensure a fantastic win.

The U15 Boys lost 2- 4 away to Belmont in the Group Stage of the Trophy Cup. This was a rude awakening for the Dragons who are not used to losing. Excuses could be made – two players, particularly suited to the fast conditions, were absent. The match was played on an unaccustomed 3G pitch which sped up the game considerably. The result could have gone either way, but Belmont’s two lightning-fast predatory strikers allowed them to pull ahead. All is not lost however as the Dragons can still progress to the knockout stage.

The U14 Boys lost to Norseman Youth in the Middlesex Trophy Cup. Norseman are a good side, but the Dragons could have just about matched them but for a wobble in confidence. Team games are fascinating as small differences in teams can lead to wide margins. In this case Norseman won, but not decisively so, and it would take little for the Dragons to beat them in the future. The Dragons must be congratulated for reaching the semi final – never an easy achievement.

The U13 Boys beat Hanwell 1-0 away. The Dragons started strongly in this physical match against a tough opponent. A solid defence made the difference in the first half and both teams were evenly matched going into half time. The Dragons then started to control the midfield to create chances which finally lead to the breakthrough, 5 minutes from time. This makes 3 wins in a row with the Dragons capping another strong, mature performance.

The U12 Boys just lost 0-1 at home to Celtic. The Dragons were unlucky not to score, whereas the decider was from a Celtic header. Despite their best efforts, the Dragons could not find a response. An exciting match, which was a joy to watch, but for the Dragons, frustrating to lose by one little goal.

The U11 Boys had no game.

The U10 Boys trained.

The U16 Girls drew 2-2 with Alexandra Park at home. A draw made for an exciting, competitive match but it must be confessed that the Dragons would have preferred to win.

The U14 Girls thumped Ickenham 7-2 at home. Every Dragon worked hard and played well as a team. Their effort and goals scored are a testament to the hard work the Dragons put in as a team to win the ball and counterattack with pace, allowing them to dominate the game. Another fantastic performance from the squad.

The U13 Girls had no game.

The U12 Girls were beaten away at Pitshanger. The Dragons played extremely well, holding back the Pitshanger advance. In the first 10 minutes, it was the Dragons who had possession to test Pitshanger’s resolve. Alas in the last 10 minutes, tired legs succumbed to allow Pitshanger to score the 3 goals that made the difference.

The U11 Girls drew 2-2 away at Ruislip Rangers. In an unlucky result, the Dragons were 2-1 up until the last few minutes when a kick from far out found its way into the net. The Dragons are playing well as a team and working hard week on week.

Results W/E 6th March 2022

With some waterlogged pitches there was still action in both league and Cup competitions:

The U16 Boys were awarded an automatic home win in the League Trophy as Old Actonians could not raise a side.

The U15 Boys beat Pro FA 6-2 at home in the group stage of the League Trophy Cup. The Dragons played beautiful football in the first half but started to show off a little too much in the second – pirouetting around the hard-edged opposition who naturally took exception, leading to some tense moments. Overall, this was a masterful performance by the Dragons who have the talented squad needed to progress to the knockout stages.

The U14 Boys were beaten 1-4 by Football Samurai away. A frustrating game for the Dragons which saw them 0- 3 down by half time. After a motivational team talk, the Dragons started the second half well to score, before another controversial decision resulted in a penalty and the hill became too steep.

The U13 Boys beat London Athletic 2-1 at home. The Dragons demonstrated their resilience once again to come back from a goal down to win – for the second week in a row. The focus turns to this weekend where they have the opportunity to pile pressure on the mid table and draw ahead.

The U12 Boys narrowly lost 0-2 to Super Skills away. This was an improved performance since their last encounter when they lost 0-5. The Dragons held out for much of the match and created chances but were simply unlucky with a few opportunities..

The U11 Boys game at Pinnstars was called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

The U10 Boys trained.

The U16 Girls were just beaten 0-2 by Highbury Wolves in the Cup Semi-Final. The Dragons worked tremendously hard and put in a gutsy defensive display. It was 0-0 at halftime and there was still everything to play for. Highbury dominated as the Dragons held on to launch promising counterattacks. Highbury pounced on an error to score and then scored again from a sensational freekick. A Herculean effort was needed by the Dragons in the last 5 minutes but alas time overtook them.

The U14 Girls had no game and prepared for an exhibition match against the touring Alaska Development Squad.

The U13 Girls had no game.

The U12 Girls narrowly lost 0-2 at home to Limehouse. The Dragons played well, creating opportunities to score but failed to find the back of the net. Unfortunately, both of Limehouse’s shots on goal were on target. The Dragons aim must be to increase the number of shots on goal.

The U11 Girls just lost at home to Hendon Youth. In sightly boggy conditions the Dragons fought for every ball and showed they have the stamina to compete with the League’s big names. The Dragons scored first and missed a penalty but alas were overtaken by a lucky Hendon.

The Firsts, Blues and Old Dragons did not play due to waterlogged pitches. The much-postponed OD’s Cup Semi-Final was again postponed – we remain on the edge of our seats.

Results W/E 27th February 2022

A victorious weekend for many Dragons in glorious sunshine:

The U16 Boys played a friendly in preparation for the League Trophy Cup beginning next week.

The U15 Boys beat Ickenham 4-2 at home. This was their last league match – it is now on to the Trophy Cup. The Dragons have developed marvellously since the season start. Ickenham are difficult to beat – in the previous leg they had been trailing 1-3 but then came back to draw. This time around they were equally determined but thwarted by the clinical Dragons who only created six goal scoring opportunities but converted four. As the Dragons Coach said “This was an ugly match – we did very well to dig in and win”

The U14 Boys narrowly lost 2-4 away at Celtic. With only nine players, the Dragons took to the field against a well-organised Celtic team. Adapting to a new formation to compensate, the Dragons fought with great spirit throughout and at 2-3 almost drew level. This was a brilliant Dragons performance, to almost triumph in the face of adversity. The Dragons was clapped off by the parents and coaches from both sides.

The U13 Boys clinched a 3-2 victory over Brook House away. This was a stellar team performance where every Dragon played a part in scoring three good goals. After going 0-1 down against the run of play, the Dragons showed great character to pull a goal back with a 30-yard screamer. The second half continued as the first with high pressing and excellent play. Despite conceding a penalty late on, the Dragon’s had enough daylight between them and BH to win.

The U12 Boys beat Old Actonians 2-0 at home. The Dragons put on a superb show and bagged two goals in the second half and kept solid at the back for the clean sheet. The Manager and Coaches were impressed with the collective effort as the squad continues to improve.

The U11 Boys beat Spartans 1-0 at home. A solid performance and a deserved win. The Dragons worked hard, created chances, and earned a clean sheet. The Dragons have progressed as a team this season with morale at an all-time high.

The U10 Boys trained.

The U16 Girls won 4-1 away at Limehouse. This was a comfortable and necessary win for the ferocious Dragons who are in the League’s top four. The squad work hard during matches. The effort at training this week will be in preparation for their huge Cup Semi Final against close rivals Highbury Wolves on Saturday.

The U14 Girls trained.

The U13 Girls were beaten away by League leaders Barnet Nightingales. This was a tough game for the Dragons against a very competitive opponent. Despite beating Barnet in the past, the Dragons couldn’t find the same form, with the current dip in performance down to player availability.

The U12 Girls trained.

The U11 Girls trained.

The Firsts and the Blues did not play.

The Old Dragonians were beaten away by Richmond Saints. The Old Ds had a tough fixture against a side that got 4 over them in their previous encounter. This was a better Dragons performance and an improvement on the previous score line. The focus now is to this weekend’s Cup Semi Final.

Results W/E 20th February 2022

Having battled through Covid it was the turn of storm Eunice to batter the Dragons who nevertheless scored goals galore:

The Firsts beat Pitshanger Dynamo 6-4 at home. The Dragons scored six outstanding goals and, despite the difficult weather conditions and heavy pitch, played well to see out the win as Pitshanger desperately tried to mount a comeback. The Firsts could head for their post-match showers with three points in the bag.

The Blues drew 5-5 at home to Goan United. In a real war of attrition, the Blues started well but found themselves 2-4 down at half time. The second half was a totally one-sided affair with the Blues upping the intensity and drawing level. With the clock ticking towards 90mins, the Blues thought they had won with a fantastic team goal only for a late offside flag to deny them. All in all, a superb effort from the Dragons in difficult conditions.

The Old Dragonians’ highly anticipated Cup semi-final was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

The U16 Girls had no game.

The U14 Girls’ Cup fixture was cancelled as their opponents had Covid issues.

The U13 Girls beat Actonians 5-1 away. This was a must-win game for the Dragons who are chasing the League’s top spot. Displaying ruthless mental focus, the Dragons were 4-1 up by half-time and had to simply see the game out in the second. The Dragon footballing skills shone through the morning’s rain and gloom.

The U12 Girls had no game.

The U11 Girls were beaten at home by Acton Ealing Whistlers. It was a tough week for the Dragons with a reduced side. Nevertheless, with steely determination the squad worked their socks off and still created opportunities to score.

The U16 Boys had no game.

The U15 Boys home game against Ickenham was called-off due to a waterlogged pitch.

The U14 Boys were beaten by Wealdstone at home. This was always going to be a tough game for the Dragons against the League’s leaders. On a blustery and wet Sunday, the Dragons were nearly blown away but live to fight another day.

The U13 Boys narrowly lost 1-3 at home to West Drayton. In a classic case of not taking your chances, combined with spells of dodgy defending, the Dragons fell short this time around. The Dragons had pushed the League’s leaders all the way and, on another day, would have come out comfortable winners.

The U12 Boys had no game.

The U11 Boys were beaten away by Titans. Whilst not the Dragons’ best performance, there were moments of excellence, an away goal, and new debutants staking their claim in an improving side. The Dragons made great efforts to play the fixture with players away for half term and can be proud that they pressed on despite the circumstances.

The U10 Boys trained.

Results W/E 13th February 2022

With half term there were fewer matches:

The U11 Girls beat Alexandra Park 3-2 away. In a long sought after and well-deserved second win, the Dragons took an early lead and worked hard to keep it. The young Dragons are improving week on week and are creating more chances on goal whilst taking pressure off their keeper and defence.

The U12 Girls trained.

The U13 Girls were beaten at home by Barnet Nightingales. It was always going to be a tough game for the Dragons with a shortage of players up against Barnet’s full compliment. Even so, the Dragons worked tirelessly, showing their strength of good character. 

The U14 Girls beat Alexandra Park 8-1 at home. The Dragons displayed some great passing and supreme determination to overcome the visitors. It is a testament to the quality and ambition of this squad that the Manager said, after such a thumping win, that the Dragons were ‘not at their best’.

The U16 Girls did not play.

The U11 Boys had their home game against Harrow St Marys cancelled as the opposition could not raise a team.

The U12 Boys were just beaten 0-1 at home by League Leaders London Athletic. This was a fantastic match with the Dragons playing exceptionally well to hold London Athletic at bay whilst nearly pulling off a great win. Alas it was not quite to be as London Athletic scored the only goal which proved decisive.

The U13 Boys drew 1-1 away at Princes Park. The Dragons battled hard and ultimately played well. Despite conceding midway through the first half, the Dragons found an equaliser just before halftime from a cracker of a free kick that flew into the top corner. It was then an even game with the Dragons creating opportunities to win but it was not to be.

The U14, U15 and U16 Boys had no matches.

The U10 Boys trained.

The Firsts were just beaten 2-4 at home by Brentham. On a weekend where almost all games in the MCFL Prem saw large goal tallies, the Dragons just came up short despite a stellar performance at the end to score 2 late goals. The Dragons need to start matches as they finish – on top! Back to the training ground to prepare for a big clash this coming weekend.

The Blues just lost at home 1-3 to Inter London. The Blues were thwarted on this occasion. Perhaps it was the earlier kick-off time that unsettled the Dragons.

The Old Dragonians were beaten 0-2 by Harrow Hive at home. Not the result the fantastic Old Ds were after, but they live to fight another day. The squad is growing every week and epitomises the Club’s reach and allure.

Results W/E 6th February 2022

The first weekend of Feb was fruitful for the Firsts as they found footballing prowess over local foes.

The Firsts won 4-2 away at CB Hounslow. This was a very good win for the Dragons who worked very hard in poor conditions. The Dragons took their goals well and the hard work at training is beginning to pay off.

The Blues just lost 0-1 to Ruislip at home. Despite the Dragons both knowing they needed a result from this home clash, and trying their best to get one, Ruislip took the lead and managed to hold on to deny any points for the Blues.

The Old Dragonians drew 2-2 away at Seshfield Sundays. A thoroughly entertaining game despite the windy conditions, where the Old Ds squandered a 2-goal lead to allow Seshfield to grab a point. The game could well have ended 6-6 as the cross bar and posts took a beating. A special mention to the ref who was excellent.

The U16 Boys had no game.

The U15 Boys beat Bessingby Park 5-2 away on a rain sodden pitch. The Dragons were reduced to a bare eleven due to injury, but such is the quality of the team that this was of little consequence. At one stage the score was 1-1 and a tremor of worry flickered among the Dragons fans. Bessingby had a particularly powerful striker, but tight marking and poor shooting held him back. The Dragons proceeded to dance and skip around the puddles to emerge clear winners.

The U14 Boys won 1-0 at home to London Athletic. A goal in the opening minutes of the first half gave the Dragons the perfect start. Despite missing a few key players, the Dragons fought hard to maintain their lead with some solid defensive play. It was down to a determined team performance that saw the only goal of the match giving the Dragons a well-deserved three points.

The U13 Boys lost away to Wealdstone. This was a game where the Dragons were not at their best. The opposition was stronger and more competitive, giving them the edge. The Dragons move on by working harder at training.

The U12 Boys were beaten away by Brook House. Ultimately, BH came prepared to win. As for the Dragons, the squad didn’t really show up until the 2nd half. Although there was huge improvement after the break, the Dragons were already 4 down by this point. A classic case of not enough effort in the first half, that dictated the outcome of the game.

The U11 Boys just lost 1-2 to Princes Park away. The Dragons have improved but more tweaking remains. Paradoxically, the travelling Dragons had 70% possession during the first half and conceded two goals yet had less than 50% in the second but managed to score!

The U10 Boys trained.

The U11 Girls drew 2-2 at home to Alexandra Park. Yes, you read correctly. The new, improving, inspiring U11 Girls scored twice and held their opponents at bay. A great result for the Dragons as their hard work in training is starting to show on the pitch. The Dragons are gaining confidence on the ball and are working well in their positions.

The U12 Girls drew 0-0 with Ickenham away. The Dragons found themselves well matched and, after a slow start, had a couple attempts on goal but to no avail. Overall, it was a very good Dragons display to keep the score level.

The U13 Girls lost 0-2 away to AFC Leyton. Despite a strong performance and good win at home against Leyton last weekend, the Dragons couldn’t find the same form on the road. The Dragons came away with heads up knowing it was a game they could have won on a different day.

The U14 Girls had no game.

The U16 Girls narrowly lost 2-3 at home to undefeated Highbury Wolves. The Dragons were compact and made it hard for Highbury to penetrate their defence, when suddenly, a Dragon broke through with pace and slotted home to take the lead. HW were frustrated but kept up the pressure and found a reply. The game continued in such a manner when, 2 mins from the final whistle, the Wolves got lucky as a tail wind from Storm Malik assisted a wayward cross into the net. Yet, the Dragons showed they are a top 4 team and can be proud of themselves.