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Danesholme Junior Academy

Year 5/6 Boys Football Team

2017/2018 Boys Football Team

Front row: Josh Parkin, Kye Brydon, Nigel Masina and Eden Morris.

Back row: Archie Mitchell, Ryan Martindale, Harley Swanston, Ethan Cook and Daniel Logue.

Week 1

On week one of the year 5/6 boys football league the team managed to stay unbeaten on winning every game. Here are the results.


  • Danesholme 2-0 Gretton
  • St Brendans 0-2 Danesholme
  • St Patricks 0-3 Danesholme
  • St Patricks A 0-1 Danesholme

With  goals coming from Nigel Masina, Archie Mitchell and Josh Parkin.

Week 2

On week two of the Year 5/6 Boys football league the team drew 1-1 with Woodnewton and beat OLWS 1-0 on Monday with Archie Mitchell scoring the goals.


The Goal scoring charts look like this after Week Three.

Nigel Masina – 6

Archie Mitchell – 6

Ryan Martindale - 2

Daniel Logue - 2

Josh Parkin - 1

Eden Morris - 1


Week 3

On week three of the Year 5/6  Boys football league, the team managed a 2-0 win over Gretton with goals coming from Ryan Martindale and a rocket from Archie Mitchell. 

In the second game the boys played out a hard fought 0-0 draw with St Brendans. Following on from this the boys got back to winning ways with a 3-0 win over St Patricks B, Nigel Masina, Archie Mitchell and Daniel Logue getting on the scoresheet. 

In the final game of the night the boys produced a professional performance to beat St Patricks A 3-0 with goals coming from Eden Morris, Daniel Logue and Ryan Martindale.

Week 4

On week four of the Year5/6 Boys football league the team managed a narrown 1-0 win over Woodnewton with Archie Mitchell tapping the ball after a goal mouth scramble. In the final game Danesholme produced some excellent football all over the pitch winning 1-0 over OWLS, Nigel Masina taking his goal tally to 7 for the season.


Overall an excellent four weeks for the boys going unbeaten winning ten games, drawing two and conceeding one goal in thre process! 

Pool B

1 Danesholme 12 10 2 0 56
2 Woodnewton 12 6 4 2 44
3 St Brendan's 12 7 2 3 44
4 St Patrick's A 12 4 4 4 36
5 Gretton 12 3 4 5 32
6 Our Lady's 12 1 4 7 24
7 St Patrick's B 12 0 2 10 16

Finals Week

Congratulations to the football team for winning Finals night and becoming the U11 Champions! 

The boys did really well beating Woodnewton on penalties after a 0-0 draw in a tense game, moving onto the final against St Brendans. Going 1-0 down initially, Nigel Masina struck back instantly to bring Danesholme back on level terms before super sub Ethan Cook hit a long range effort which crept in past the goalkeeper to give Danesholme a 2-1 win.


County Finals

On Monday 22nd January the Year5/6 Boys football team went to Kingswood secondary school for the County finals. They managed to play really well making the Northamptonshire County Final, after beating Havelock 4-3 on penalties. The boys made it through to the final against St James's school and played really well in the final losing 1-0 with the last kick of the game.