Tuesday evening saw the Northwich Victoria Under 9s play in their first ever match. Craig Banks and Jason Dudley took charge of the team in which they welcomed their Witton Albion counterparts to Charles Darwin Primary School.

under9s first match

The Under 9s is a brand new team within the Junior ranks. They faced a difficult test against a strong Witton Albion side. At the full time whistle Vics were defeated by three goals to nil, but the youngsters gave a great show of character and played some good football. . Ben B went close for the hosts latching onto a fine through ball from Nathan S but Banks was unable to poke the ball home. Aaron Biddle also nearly found the net for the Vics, when Thomas H played Aaron in down the wing, Aaron took the ball in his stride and saw his shot rebound off the crossbar.

The friendly comprised of two 25minute halves. The team also have more friendly fixtures in the pipeline including games against Irlam Vale and Vauxhall Motors.