Darlo Head To SJP

by Scott Thornberry - 15th November 2011

darlo head to sjp

In a dismal few weeks for Darlo, the youth team tonight came out bursting with energy over the possibility of an away tie in the FA Youth cup at Newcastle United, newly re-named Sports Direct Arena. The Quakers have already won three of their FA Youth Cup matches to get to the 2nd Round of the Competition.

Craig Liddle deserves some great credit for his ongoing work as the First Team caretaker manager, as well as carrying on his duties with the Youth team that have produced successful players such as Dan Burn, and Michael Smith who played his first Match for Charlton at the weekend, against FC Halifax.

The Quakers made a promising attacking start against the southern opposition, with some promising midfield play by Danny Lambert, however losing the ball to some poor ball play didn’t help the team.

The first real chance came on 6 minutes, when Danny Lambert crossed the ball into the box, but it couldn’t be reached by Chris Dickinson who came sprinting forward after a break from the home end following a corner for Shrewsbury.

The 12th minute brought the first shot by Danny Lambert which was deflected into the Shrewsbury keepers’ hands.

The only trouble caused to the Darlington defence was by Javia Roberts who provided several challenging shots for Jordan Nixon to take control of in the first quarter of the match.

The Quakers made a substation of Ryan Burton after 16 minutes in after a challenge causing him to retire from the match and Tom Robson to replace him.

Chris Dickinson once again came into action just short of twenty minutes sending a shot high of "the shrews" woodwork, and kept causing trouble to the defence throughout the first half.

Midfield play gave the Quakers an advantage when attacking, getting the ball into the box many times more than Shrewsbury could cause trouble to the Darlington keeper Jordan Nixon.

Danny Lambert managed to hit the woodwork with a shot which echoed around the arena after battling with Shrewsbury defender Samuel Westray for the ball.

With 5 minutes to go an excellent pass by Rob Ramshaw the Quakers skipper set Danny Lambert up who once again failed to convert the shot with it heading just wide of the Shrewsbury goalpoast. His closest shot came from 25 yards with just a few minutes to go, which was deflected over the crossbar by keeper Callum Bukton.

HALF TIME 0-0

With 45 minutes left the Quakers knew that if they played the same as they did during the first half a goal should come and thy world secure their place in the FA Youth Cup 3rd Round.

Shrewsbury made their first substitution 10 minutes into the second half replaing Jake Holyoak with Cameron Boadway in an aim for more attacking options and potential for a goal.

Chris Dickinson eventually made the breakthrough at The Arena off a cross by Danny Lambert, which gave the striker an open goal to shoot at, and he was sure not to miss, giving the fans something to shout about.

Darlington continued to keep the possession well into the second half, with Shrewsbury upping their game Darlington knew that they needed to keep the pressure on which they dealt well with.

Jordan Nixon put in some good goalkeeping for Darlington preventing any major scares well into the second half, allowing the team to stay in front.

Darlington made their second, but first tactical substitution when Anthony Bell came on for striker Jamie Barton in the 72nd minute.

First half substitute Tom Robson made an effort at goal with 10 minutes to go, in an attempt to secure the match however failed to do so sending the shot wide from 30 yards.

Darlington kept attacking throughout the match and more so towards the end of the second half, giving few opportunities to the visitors. Chances for Shrewsbury became few and far between, with the majority being poor misses from a close range.

Darlington secured the night with a shot from Tom Robson which gave the home side a 2-0 victory on a night which belonged to Darlington in all aspects of the game.

FULL TIME DARLINGTON FC 2-0 SHREWSBURY TOWN FC

They have now won 4 games in the Tournament so far and progress through to the 3rd round of the FA Youth Cup with the opposition being Newcastle Reserves at the Sports Direct Arena in December.

Star Player Tom Robson, came on after 15 minutes and allowed the team the prize of the 3rd Round

 

Match Report by Robert Smith

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quaker4life - 15th November 2011 22:36:36

uncovered wrote:In a dismal few weeks for Darlo, the youth team tonight came out bursting with energy

http://www.darlofc.co.uk/news.php?NewsID=711
You mean Darlo head to the ARENA? ;)

andi_darlo - 17th November 2011 12:22:01

http://www.northernleague.org/photos/im ... wick_1.jpg

there is another SJP in the north east it's not this one darlo youth boys are going to is it ?

Darlo_Pete - 17th November 2011 13:45:05

After seeing the game on Tuesday night, I can't wait to see the game up at St James Park. Hopefully a good few fans will travel up to see the game, I'll certainly be making the trip.

QUAKERMAN2 - 17th November 2011 15:09:52

Having watched the kids on Tuesday night, I think I will go up to see the game also.First time I have seen them this season and you could not fail to be impressed with the quality and pace of the football they played.Lidds has got some very talented lads in the team and no surprise scouts were at the game, just a pity Cooper was not there to see how football SHOULD be played.I would love to see these kids given the time to develop to see if they can make the step up into our first team IF we can survive our current problems, but the future would be a lot healthier if this was the case because no doubt about it if Burn and Smith can bring the club £400k then what could these lads bring.?

BishopQuaker - 17th November 2011 15:25:28

quaker4life wrote:
uncovered wrote:In a dismal few weeks for Darlo, the youth team tonight came out bursting with energy

http://www.darlofc.co.uk/news.php?NewsID=711
You mean Darlo head to the ARENA? ;)
I thought it was going to involve Sarah Jessica Parker to be honest.
That would be a bit odd.

quakersam - 17th November 2011 16:07:16

I'll be heading up :)

Darlo Fonz - 17th November 2011 17:54:27

Look like i'll be going too :) Would be good to get a fair few down to SJP.

quaker4life - 17th November 2011 18:31:52

I hope we can get the "to the arena, see the darlo" chant going! :lol:

Take Heed - 17th November 2011 18:49:35

Its Ashleys Sports Direct Arena or ASDA for short.

Hope you win.

AndyPark - 17th November 2011 20:26:48

Take Heed wrote:Its Ashleys Sports Direct Arena or ASDA for short.
:lol: :lol:

BishopQuaker - 18th November 2011 12:47:37

Take Heed wrote:Its Ashleys Sports Direct Arena or ASDA for short.

Hope you win.
I'll be taking that to Readytogo.net

Thanks for that one! You shall be referenced.

oldboyaughton - 18th November 2011 16:15:29

Take Heed wrote:Its Ashleys Sports Direct Arena or ASDA for short.

Hope you win.
never will be always be SJP

mikkyx - 18th November 2011 22:34:52

BishopQuaker wrote:Please go away.
Mods?
Deal with this gobshite please.
I did, but Tapatalk's ban function evidently doesn't work too good.

Quoting the spam always makes my job easier, by the way :P

Trike - 18th November 2011 22:39:09

would love to go but dont finish work till 7pm :-(
gl to the lads :thumbup: