Under 9s 2005 / 2006 ~ penned "Big Nige"
Sunday 19th March 2006 Great Harwood Rovers U9's v Darwen Rangers Lads U9's K.O. 11.00am Memorial Park, 3rd rnd Cup
Great Harwood Rovers Under 9's v Ossy Rangers Home Memorial Park 11.00am K.O.
U9's Great Harwood Rovers vs Langho Jnrs, away at Rydings, ko 11 am. Cup match.
Great Harwood started this cup match over confident and didn't give Langho any respect, even though they went 1-0 up with an Arron Phillipson goal. They were 2-1 down at the break and arguing amongst themselves. The second half Gt Harwood were chasing the game and threw everything forward but got caught on the break twice to give Langho a thoroughly deserved win, and harwood their first defeat of the season. Final score Great Harwood 1 Langho Jnrs 4. Motm Ronan Nixon.
Under nines storm to title.......17 out of 17 !!!!!!!!!
Sunday 22nd Jan
Great Harwood Rovers v Blue Star Aces Home
Mem Park K.O 11.00am.
ROVERS WIN LEAGUE WITH A GAME TO SPARE.
Great Harwood Rovers Panthers were not letting anyone or anything stand in their way from winning the league title. They were relentless against a plucky Blue Star team. Harwood should have been at least 7 goals up at half time but only managed 2 - 0 with goals from Bradley Allen and from top scorer and captain Karl Sutton. In the 2nd half Blue Star created a few chances, but it was always going to be Gt Harwood's day. 2 goals from the wizard Arron Phillipson and another from sub Aaron Mcgahey, capped off a good days football. Jack Hargreaves gave a gritty performance earning him the Man of the Match.
Final Score Gt
Harwood Rovers 5 Blue Star Aces 0
Great Harwood Rovers U9's Panthers v Whalley Jnrs Home Memorial Park K.O. 11.00am, Sun 15th Jan 2006.
Their was 33 points separating these two teams before the start of the game and you woudn't of known the difference. Harwood struck first with a goal from Arron Phillipson then Whalley levelled it, In the second half Bradley Allen put us 2 - 1 in front only for Whalley to equalise again. Good defending and a full stretched one handed save by Josh Morris kept us motivated 2 goals by MOTM Karl Sutton broke Whalley and later on a brilliant headed goal by Jack Hargreaves finished them off. Gt Harwood Rovers 5 Whalley Jnrs 2. 16 wins, nearly there boys.
Rovers Under 9's Panthers v Darwen Rangers Boys Home Memorial Park
11.00am, Sun 8th Jan 2006.
Great Harwood Rovers u9's Panthers vs Blackburn Eagles, away at Witton Park, ko 12.30 11-12-2005
There was no stopping Gt Harwood from their 14th consecutive win against a hard working Blackburn Eagles side. The Panther's were 2-0 up in the first half from Jack Hargreaves and Bradley Allen. Second half Gt Harwood turned on the style. A goal from Jordon Edmondson, two goals from Karl Sutton and two goals from MOTM Arron Phillipson. Sealed a well deserved victory. Final score Great Harwood 7 Blackburn Eagles 1, motm Arron Philipson.
Great Harwood Rovers Panthers U9 v Akzo Yellow U9 Home Mem Park K.O. 11.00am 4th Dec 2005.
It was a case of LUCKY 13 for the Gt Harwood Panthers U9's as they went 6 pts clear at the top of the leugue, at the expence of 2nd placed Akzo. The First half so Harwood hit the post twice and the cross-bar but it remained 0 - 0 at half time. The second Half Ryan Mitchell put Arron Phillipson clean through and he smashed the ball past the keeper 1 - 0, half a dozen chances went a missing but no joy, Akzo came at us in the last 10 minutes but we defended stoutly to see the game to a close.
Final Score Gt Harwood Rovers 1 Akzo Yellow 0
Man of the Match The whole team
Great Harwood Rovers Panthers v Ossy Rangers U9's Away Witton Park K.O. 12.30pm Sun 27th Nov 2005.
Rain, Sleet and Snow couldn't stop Great Harwood Rovers beating Ossy Rangers. 3 excellent team goals, a Hatrick by Bradley Allen , some fine saves by Joshua Morris and a Man of the Match Performance by Arron Phillipson. Other scorers included 2 goals by super-sub Brandon Blackmore and 1 from Jack Hargreaves.
Ossy Rangers 2 Gt Harwood Rovers 6,
MOTM Arron Phillipson
Rovers U9's Panthers v Oakdale Rovers .Sun 20th Nov, Away K.O 1.45pm
Gt Harwood again were slow starters in the first half but still managed to get to the break 1 -1, a goal from Arron Phillipson. A strong team talk was
needed to wake the lads up, and it payed off, good work down the right hand side earned Karl Sutton a goal, and a cracking left foot drive from MOTM Arron Phillipson made it 1 - 3 Harwood, Oakdale grabbed a 2nd goal to make it a tence finish, but Jack Hargreaves got the goal of the game, a first time header from a corner, superb. Final Score Oakdale Rovers 2 Gt Harwood Rovers 4
Man of the Match Arron Phillipson
13/11/05, GHR U9's
v Langho Jnrs home played at Everton
First i would like to congratulate both teams on doing the 1 minute silence for Rememberence Sunday, they were a credit to their clubs.
Gt Harwood started very brightly but just couldn't put the ball in the back of the net, Langho threatend a few times but the 2 defenders Ronan Nixon and Ryan Mitchell were solid as they were all the game. The second Half was much the same Gt Harwood hit the woodwork 3 times before Karl Sutton but the ball in the back of the net, 1 - 0. The Panthers then stepped up a gear , Arron Phillipson picked up the ball on the right hand side, slipped the defender on lobbed the keeper, Brilliant. 10 games out of 10, keep it going lads. Final Score Gt Harwood 2 Langho Jnrs 0
Man of the Match Arron Phillipson
Harwood Rovers Panthers v Haslingden Jnrs Away Witton Park K.O 1.00pm
The Panthers started the game very brightly against a very large Haslingden side. Against the run play Haslingden were awarded a penalty which keeper Josh Morris brilliantly saved, Haslingden still took the lead and Gt Harwood instantly replied with a good goal from hard worker Jordan Edmondson 1 - 1 half time. Second half Gt Harwood turned the heat up and grabbed a second goal by Brandon Blackmore, a great save by keeper and man of the match Josh Morris, kept us going , Karl Sutton got hold of the ball just over the half way line side stepped one and smashed the ball in the back of the net, 1 - 3. Haslingden still hadn't finished and scored two minutes before the end 2 - 3.
Final Score Haslingden Jnrs 2 Gt Harwood Rovers 3
30/11/05, Great Harwood Rovers U9's Panthers Home v Haslingdon Jnrs K.O 11.00 Memorial Park
torential rain both teams coped quite well. Gt Harwood threatened early coming
close several times. Haslingdon catching Harwood on the break but to no avail,
0-0 half time. Second half Gt Harwood started the better of the two sides.
Fifteen minutes in there was a scramble in the goal area, the ball broke free
and Karl Sutton blasted a right foot shot into the top corner of the goal.
Haslingdon still tried to hit us on the break but the combined efforts of
defender's Ronan Nixon and Ryan Mitchell kept them at bay. Karl Sutton added a
second goal, this time with his left foot. Game over. Excellent team
Final score Gt Harwood Rovers 2 Haslingdon Jnrs 0. MOTM Arron Phillipson.
Man of the Match Josh Morris
Harwood Rover's u9's Panthers vs Whalley Jnrs, away , ko 11.00.
The Panther's came up against a strong Whalley side, however Gt Harwood took the lead with a quality goal from Karl Sutton. Then Whalley replied to make it 1-1. A cracking volley from Bradley Allen made it 2-1, just before half time Whalley got a penalty to make it 2-2. Second half Gt Harwood stepped up another gear, 2 goals from Jack Hargreaves and two more goals from Bradley Allen making that his hat trick and gaining him the MOTM award. Final score Whalley Jnrs 2 Great Harwood Rovers 6.
the u9's Panthers away to Darwen Rangers Boys, Sandy Lane, 1.30 ko.
Great Harwood went clear top of the league with a good win against a spirited Darwen side. MOTM Karl Sutton scored two goals in the first half.
The second half was a different game, Darwen got one back just after half time. Hard work from midfielders Jack Hargreaves and Arron Phillipson
kept the game at 2-1. Keep it going lads, final score Darwen Rangers Boys 1 Great Harwood Rovers 2.
Sunday 9th October
2005. The u9's Panthers away to Blue Star Aces, Witton Park ko 11.30.
First half Great Harwood started well with 2 goals before the break from Jack Hargreaves and Aaron McGahey. The second half Harwood were relentless with 4 more goals, from Aaron McGahey, Ronan Nixon and 2 goals from MOTM Arron Phillipson. A well deserved victory.
Final score Blue Star Aces 0 Great Harwood Rovers 6.
The Panthers were
at home to Blackburn Eagles on Sun 2nd Oct 2005, Memorial Park 11.00am K.O.
Gt Harwood started the game slowly but there only one team in it from start to finish Aaron Mcgahey opened the scoring just before half time.
The second half we ran riot but only managing three more goals coming from Jack Hargreaves, Bradley Allen and Karl Sutton, also Ronan Nixon was very solid at the back.
Final Score Gt Harwood Panthers 4 Blackburn Eagles 0
Motm Karl Sutton
The Panthers came up against a strong Ossy Rangers side at home on the memorial park. 18th Sept k.o 11.00am
A solid team
performance especially Aaron McGahey and Ronan Nixon, saw the panthers win 3 - 2
thanks to goals from motm Ryan Mitchell, Jack Hargreaves and a thunderbolt
winner from Arron Phillipson (Azza). Keep it going lads.
Final score Gt Harwood 3 Ossy rangers 2
11/09/05 Rovers v
Oakdale Rovers at Memorial Park K.O. 11.00am.
The Panthers started the game very poorly with most of the players cloud picking, but still managed to get to half time 1 - 1 thanks to a scrambled goal by Karl Sutton. After some strong encouraging words from manager Big Nige, the team were out all guns blazing and showed the watching parents what they could do, a well taken goal by Arron Phillipson, and a good goal by Man of the Match Karl Sutton. Well done lads.
Final Score Gt Harwood Rovers 3 Oakdale Rovers 1
Man of the Match Karl Sutton.
04/09/05 Rovers vs
The U9's Panthers started the new season away to Langho Jnrs at the Rydings. The game started fast and furious with Gt Harwood taking the lead with a well taken goal from Arron Phillipson. The second half was more even, Langho managed to scramble the ball in the net from a corner to make it 1-1, that made it a tense last ten minutes. Gt Harwood pressed and it payed off. Corner to Harwood, the ball fell free outside the box and Ryan Mitchell hit a first time shot right in the bottom corner of the goal. Great win.
Final score; Langho Jnrs 1 Gt Harwood 2