Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Boro Win Nine-Goal Cup Thriller

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Boro Win Nine-Goal Cup Thriller

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Byline: Schools Soccer

Middlesbrough Under-14s are through to the quarter-finals of the Yorkshire Cup following their 5-4 victory against East Riding last week.

The Under-14s made a dream start when Anthony Brown fired in from close range after 15 minutes but East Riding hit back on the half hour mark to level the scores before Middlesbrough regained their lead through Adam Mohammed on the stroke of half time.

Boro were quick off the mark at the start of the second half when Brown fired in from 25 yards two minutes after the restart but East Riding quickly reduced the arrears with a penalty to trail 3-2.

Middlesbrough converted their own spot kick five minutes later when Mohammed sent the keeper the wrong way following a foul on Jordan List, but East Riding again replied before the local lads grabbed their fifth when Matthew Nixon headed home five minutes from time.

But that wasn't the end of the action as East Riding set up a thrilling finale scoring their fourth with two minutes to go. …

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