STAFFORD Town Pumas U11’s started their season with a bang when they hit four past Brereton Social in their season opener.
They faced the strong and physical Brereton Social but the Pumas took control early on and won 4-1.
From the start the Pumas were ready and they immediately put pressure on Brereton and tested the keeper on two occasions.
On the 12th minute Connor Kerr out on the right got the ball and drove down the wing looking up he saw Danny Miles who connected and sent it home.
Brereton didn’t let their heads drop and tried to turn the game around but it was not to be and three minutes later another lovely ball from Connor Kerr found Dan Kelly who netted the second for Pumas.
Brereton battling now for some of the ball, found a way through, only to be stopped by captain of the day Simon Bland with some great defensive work along with James Lawrence, Ethan Edwards and Oliver Cox all making crucial tackles throughout the 60 minutes.
After 22 minutes the ball is sent out wide where Andy Dring picked it up and took on Brereton down the left when he saw a great opportunity and took it with a great goal to make it 3-0.
A long ball from Brereton‘s goalkeeper found a winger who just hit the ball and with a bit of a swerve found the top corner to get one back for the visitors.
The Pumas didn’t wait for long until again they attacked pressuring Brereton all the way, Danny Miles knocked it back to Dan Kelly who did not hesitate and sent it home to make it 4-1 on the stroke of half time.
A few changes were then made in the Puma camp with Connor Roberts –Taylor making his debut working alongside Kyle Moorhouse up front.
Brereton came out in the second half wanting to get back in the game pressuring the Pumas but some amazing saves by man of the match Finley Walker kept Brereton at bay.
Eventually the Pumas went on the attack with Kyle Moorhouse working hard and Connor Roberts Taylor breaking through the defensive line but they could not extend their lead.
Stafford Town Pumas Scorers: Danny Miles 1, Andy Dring 1, Dan Kelly 2
MOM: Finley Walker