Chester-le-Street Town U8 Lions won their opening game of the winter league and in a higher division following their promotion. Two early goals from McKenzie Wilkinson put the Lions in command and although the opposition pulled one back Oliver Loan scored to make it 3-1. Oliver got a second before Leon Rose made it 5 with a great finish. Final score 5-2.
This was a great team performance with Gabrial Eccleston, Fionn Donnelly, George McDonald, James Oliver and Jake O’Shaughnessy all playing their part. Man of the match went to McKenzie Wilkinson not only for his goals but also for two brilliant saves in the second half.