United expereinced mixed fortunes in debut outing

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SOUTH Elmsall U7s experienced mixed fortunes in their first-ever football matches.

The new-look team faced Moorthorpe Rangers and competed well in both matches to come out with a win and defeat from thw two games.

Kai Moore scored a consolation goal as Elmsall suffered defeat in their first game before they bounced back with a 3-2 victory in the second match.

Goalkeeper Maddie Lee produced some brilliant saves before Declan Hunt netted a quick-fire brace to give United a 2-0 lead.

Rangers pulled a goal back but Matthew Caleno restored Elmsall’s two-goal cushion by adding a third.

Moorthorpe kept the pressure on for a leveller but the Elmsall defence stood firm to secure victory.

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